1. Gujarat – 1.78 million
Gujarat secured the top spot in the list of states with the highest number of foreign tourist visits in 2022, welcoming a remarkable 1.78 million visitors.
2. Maharashtra – 1.51 million
Maharashtra followed closely, registering 1.51 million foreign tourist visits, making it a prominent destination for travelers.
3. West Bengal – 1.04 million
West Bengal attracted a significant number of foreign tourists, with a total of 1.04 million visits, showcasing its rich cultural and historical attractions.
4. Delhi – 0.82 million
The capital city, Delhi, witnessed 0.82 million foreign tourist visits, highlighting its blend of heritage and modernity.
5. Uttar Pradesh – 0.65 million
Uttar Pradesh recorded 0.65 million foreign tourist visits, drawing visitors to its iconic landmarks and cultural heritage.
6. Tamil Nadu – 0.41 million
Tamil Nadu’s charm attracted 0.41 million foreign tourists, showcasing its magnificent temples and diverse landscapes.
7. Rajasthan – 0.40 million
Rajasthan’s royal heritage captivated 0.40 million foreign tourists, offering a glimpse into India’s regal past.
8. Kerala – 0.35 million
Kerala’s natural beauty and serene backwaters enticed 0.35 million foreign tourists to explore its tranquil landscapes.
9. Punjab – 0.33 million
Punjab welcomed 0.33 million foreign tourists, showcasing its vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and historic sites.
10. Madhya Pradesh – 0.20 million
Madhya Pradesh rounded off the top 10 list with 0.20 million foreign tourist visits, offering a blend of wildlife and heritage experiences.
(Source: Government of India Data)