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10 Of The Best Travel Magazines In India (And Why We Love Them)

There’s something addictive about having a magazine in your hands. The past decade has seen many magazines pop up to cater to the need for information on travel. When there are so many excellent travel blogs online, what can you expect from a magazine? While people read online for convenience, it’s hard to resist the charm of smooth, shiny pages with colorful pictures. With these 10 Indian travel magazines, travel has become a reality instead of a yearning that could never be fulfilled.

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National Geographic Traveller

National Geographic Traveller

National Geographic Traveller aims to make travel accessible and sustainable to everyone because travel is for everyone. Budget trips, family-friendly trips, exotic locations, walking trails, trekking trails, flight information, local know-how and everything travel-related can be found within the pages of this magazine. The articles encourage people to take up travel and not be daunted by fear which comes from lack of knowledge. The photographs are particularly fantastic and combined with the relatable stories. A magazine that understands different needs, and caters to you with every word and pixel.

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Conde Nast Traveller India

Conde Nast Traveller India

Contemporary, trendy and all-encompassing, Conde Nast Traveller India has left a clear footprint in India’s travelling circuit. Vivid, colorful pictures attract your attention while the stylish writing sustains it with ease. Information on destinations, food, modes of transport, and everything under the sun is at your disposal. The stories about trailblazers and the adventurous keep your eyes peeled and you’ll find yourself reaching out for your copy again and again.

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Travel+Leisure India

Travel+Leisure India

Focused on the luxury travel market, T+L India covers a bouquet of topics from travel news, celebrity interviews, hotel reviews and features. Their guides cover topics from how to find secluded Indian beaches to the ultimate guide to hosting a 3-city wedding in Rajasthan. Entertaining and very engaging, this is one of my favourite travel magazines. It also helps that they featured one of my articles on the death of Sudan, the last male white rhino.

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Lonely Planet, India

Lonely Planet, India

Lonely Planet, India specifically caters to the travel needs of Indians. Well-cued in to the culture and social norms here, Lonely Planet provides useful answers to questions specific to the people. The articles provide extremely helpful information on travel planning, budgets, destinations, hotels, food and everything that a traveller needs to be equipped with. The pictures are breathtaking and the magazine gives an impression of being very helpful. For example, its laminated cover and spine stitched binding make it durable and resistant to the rigors of travel. Trustworthy to the core, its writers do not get free trips or services for their reviews which are as impartial as can be. The environment conscious will be glad to know that the pages are 100% Ancient Forest Friendly.

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Outlook Traveller

Outlook Traveller

One of the premier travel magazines in India, Outlook Traveller strives to present the world within the pages of a magazine. With dedicated writers and contributors writing about their adventures, it is a pool of various kinds of information. Outlook makes sure that its guides are informative and updated. 15 years and 175 issues have given much to its loyal and discerning readers who accept nothing but the best. The pictures are stunning and will keep you perusing the magazine quite often.

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Discover India

Discover India

Discover India is crisp and informative in its writing style. Competitive pricing, reservations, packages, the latest travel products will spark your interest and help you plan the perfect trip. If you’re looking for well-curated information especially on pricing, all in one place, then Discover India is the way to go.

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Go Now Magazine

Go Now Magazine

Go Now Magazine has 13 years of experience in matching people with destinations and packaging. Their objective is clear. Their travel and tourism information is clearly divided according to the nature of the travel. Well-written articles help you choose the right place for business, leisure, medical hubs, MICE facilities etc. If there’ an offer, Go Now is the best place to find out about it. Readers enjoy this magazine for its clear-cut, reader-friendly presentation of information. You’ll also be updated on new developments happening in airlines and airports.

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Spice Route

Spice Route

Spice Route is a popular in-flight magazine found on domestic and international SpiceJet flights. As one of India’s best performing airlines, you can expect the magazine to be of a similar quality. The magazine opens your mind to a thousand other vistas and possibilities, thereby enriching you with life experiences. So if you do take a SpiceJet flight, you will definitely be entertained by the offerings of this magazine.

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Today’s Traveller

Today’s Traveller

Today’s Traveller, a magazine under the umbrella of Gill India group, India’s leading travel publishing House, leaves no stone unturned to bring you the perfect travel magazine experience. Today’s Traveller appreciates and admires the adventurous spirit. Having won many accolades itself, it bestows awards on game changers of the travel, tourism, hospitality and aviation industries. Colorful and lively, the magazine sets a bar for others to follow with its beautiful photographs and engaging articles that hold fast to a strict editorial standard thus ensuring a flawless experience. Picking one up will definitely be worth your time and more. FYI, it is the only Indian magazine to win the PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Gold award 4 times.

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Wanderlust India

Wanderlust India

With 9 tourism awards under its belt, Wanderlust India has done plenty right as a travel magazine for India. It has helped thousands of people achieve their travel dreams and in the process, discover themselves. Wanderlust is for the brave, the shy, the maverick, the traditional, the curious, the challengers and the ones who are ready to risk moving out of their comfort zones. Right from the first trembling step, Wanderlust offers planning advice that helps your trip be nearly flawless. It gives you a colorful peek into the treasures of India, both well-known and obscure. Whether you wish to climb mountains, explore sanctuaries, visit spa and luxury treatments or even follow a food trail, you’ll find all the information you’ll ever need.