Top 10 Indian Travel Youtubers (Influencers) to follow in 2020

Travel and tourism vloggers have made possible for us to experience a destination simply through our phones / laptops, while we are literally sitting in our sweet home! These individuals make the travel experience as real and as raw as possible through their beautifully crafted tourism content!

And Indian travel vloggers are no exception! Leave it up to them to dig out the best features of a destination and present it in their travel videos in a very exquisite manner. That being said, today we bring you the top 10 Indian Travel YouTubers whom all travelling enthusiasts should follow in 2020!

But first… let us give some thought, who they actually are..

Who are travel influencers?

who are travel influencers

Travel vloggers / travel bloggers are the traveling enthusiasts who document (record) their travel experiences in the form of videos / blogs / books / photographs / texts etc. of their travel journey, the features of a destination, digs deep into the local culture, cuisine & people and subsequently shares them on the social media platforms with their fans so that they can also enjoy similar experience of being there or have a great guidance prior to visit there. These travel vloggers are the true travel guides and hence are known as travel influencers.

How travel vlogging is impacting travel & tourism industry?

How travel vlogging is impacting travel

From watching our favourite travel YouTubers latest adventures to watching our friend’s beach Instagram story, we would have to agree that experiencing travel has been more on our disposal than ever!

This is how travel vloggers and travel bloggers have altered the travel & tourism industry forever! Reviews & experiences of these top travel influencers serve as word of mouth recommendations for these destinations and hence, directly impact the decision making process of their followers and ultimately the tourism industry.

Whenever we crave a vacation or even a road trip to blow off steam, we hit YouTube to find the best destination for us! This is true to the extent that out of every 10 travel searches, 7 are for destination names.

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Top 10 Indian travel YouTubers (Influencers) 2020

Let’s see who are the top 10 Indian travel YouTubers to follow in 2020!

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Varun Vagish
  • Name: Varun Vagish
  • Subscribers: 1.22M
  • Channel: Varun Vagish

Varun Vagish is a 38- year- old travel vlogger from New Delhi, India. Former journalist, radio news reader and academician, and now a full- time traveller, Varun Vagish is one of the top Indian travel vloggers on YouTube. He began his YouTube journey in 2007.

Varun has travelled extensively in India and then to other countries including Thailand, Canada, Rome, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea, Italy, Georgia and many more.

Ayush Dinker is a travel YouTuber and enthusiast from New Delhi, India. He began his YouTube journey in 2013. His travel YouTube channel- Ethereal; aims to direct us towards the bigger questions in life through fact finding and intricate story- telling.

Ayush focusses on exploring India inch by inch to understand the cultures, societies, histories, natures, sciences and realties of a destination.

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Ayush Dinker

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Ayush Dinker

Ayush Dinker is a travel YouTuber and enthusiast from New Delhi, India. He began his YouTube journey in 2013. His travel YouTube channel- Ethereal; aims to direct us towards the bigger questions in life through fact finding and intricate story- telling.

Ayush focusses on exploring India inch by inch to understand the cultures, societies, histories, natures, sciences and realties of a destination.

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Sudesh Kumar
  • Name: Sudesh Kumar
  • Subscribers: 10.9K
  • Channel: SocialSudo

Sudesh Kumar is a travel vlogger and blogger from India. He began his YouTube journey in February 2015. The motto of his travel YouTube channel is “Smiling, Travelling and Spreading Peace”.

A former graphic designer and filmmaker, Sudesh quit his job in 2018 to become a full- time traveller. He travels across India, discovering hidden places, cultures and cuisines.

  • Name: Kritika Goel
  • Subscribers: 241K
  • Channel: kritika2626

Kritika Goel is a 26- year- old travel and lifestyle YouTuber from Vellore, Tamil Nadu. Uploading once every week, she shares vlogs on her personal life as well as her travel diaries. Kritika began her YouTube journey in 2017.

Kritika has travelled across India as well as abroad including USA, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Iceland, Vietnam and many more.

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Kritika Goel

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Kritika Goel
  • Name: Kritika Goel
  • Subscribers: 241K
  • Channel: kritika2626

Kritika Goel is a 26- year- old travel and lifestyle YouTuber from Vellore, Tamil Nadu. Uploading once every week, she shares vlogs on her personal life as well as her travel diaries. Kritika began her YouTube journey in 2017.

Kritika has travelled across India as well as abroad including USA, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Iceland, Vietnam and many more.

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Saravana Kumar

Saravana Kumar is a travel enthusiast, vlogger, blogger as well as a travel photographer. He describes his YouTube channel as a “one- person effort & personal project to explore and document life in the Indian Himalayas and beyond”. Saravana began his YouTube channel in August 2014.

He has travelled to places including Kinnaur, Spiti Valley, Todnam, Bhabha Valley, Ladakh, Manali, Pin Valley and many, many more!

Tanya Khanijow is a travel vlogger, solo travel enthusiast and definitely an adventure lust girl! Quitting her advertising job in 2018, Tanya launched her YouTube channel and became a full- time traveller.

She has travelled across India including Pondicherry, Shimla, Sikkim, Karnataka, Dharamshala as well as abroad to countries such as Indonesia, Taiwan, USA, Bhutan, Namibia, Switzerland and many more!

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Tanya Khanijow

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Tanya Khanijow

Tanya Khanijow is a travel vlogger, solo travel enthusiast and definitely an adventure lust girl! Quitting her advertising job in 2018, Tanya launched her YouTube channel and became a full- time traveller.

She has travelled across India including Pondicherry, Shimla, Sikkim, Karnataka, Dharamshala as well as abroad to countries such as Indonesia, Taiwan, USA, Bhutan, Namibia, Switzerland and many more!

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Nishit Sharma
  • Name: Nishit Sharma
  • Subscribers: 174K
  • Channel: HoppingBug

Nishit Sharma is a filmmaker, travel and lifestyle blogger and video content creator with an aim to “Travel. Learn. Inspire.”. he launched his travel YouTube channel in March 2016 and has travelled to Pondicherry, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Goa, Sikkim,

Himanchal Pradesh, Leh, Ladakh across India as well as Spain, Kazakhstan, Turkistan, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia abroad.

Prakriti Varshney is a 25- year- old travel YouTuber from New Delhi, India. She began her YouTube journey in October 2015. She prefers travelling solo driven by thirst for “Adventure & Exploration”.

Prakriti has travelled to Spiti Valley, Nagaland, Manali, Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Sikkim, Kashmir and many more places! .

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Prakriti Varshney

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Prakriti Varshney

Prakriti Varshney is a 25- year- old travel YouTuber from New Delhi, India. She began her YouTube journey in October 2015. She prefers travelling solo driven by thirst for “Adventure & Exploration”.

Prakriti has travelled to Spiti Valley, Nagaland, Manali, Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Sikkim, Kashmir and many more places! .

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Rohith Ashok
  • Name: Rohith Ashok
  • Subscribers: 96.1K
  • Channel: Rohith Ashok

Rohith Ashok is a travel YouTuber and blogger from Chennai, Tamil Nadu with a liking for adventures and motor bikes. He quit his job as a corporate lawyer to become a full- time traveller. He shares his travel stories through his blog, YouTube, Instagram and Facebook about places, people, cultures and food.

He has travelled to many places such as Sikkim, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Goa, Jammu & Kashmir and many more!

Deepanshu Sangwan is a travel enthusiast and vlogger from India. He identifies himself from different parts of India including New Delhi, Bikaner, Mumbai and Chandigarh. He started his travel channel in May 2017 and

since has travelled to Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Iran, Armenia, Russia and many, many more countries.

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 Deepanshu Sangwan

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 Deepanshu Sangwan

Deepanshu Sangwan is a travel enthusiast and vlogger from India. He identifies himself from different parts of India including New Delhi, Bikaner, Mumbai and Chandigarh. He started his travel channel in May 2017 and

since has travelled to Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Iran, Armenia, Russia and many, many more countries.

Benefits of travel vlogging to vloggers and industry

Benefits of travel vlogging to vloggers and industry

Travel vlogging is fun no doubt but along with fun, it comes with a range of benefits that enrich your life.

Opens doors to new experiences

Each destination has its own story, waiting to be discovered and a rich culture to tell it! As a travel influencer, you get the chance to dip into new experiences with each destination you visit and then share it with the rest of the world.

Earning opportunities

Travel YouTubers monetise their YouTube channel and earn through ad clicks. Moreover, they team up with top influencer marketing agencies and earn through influencer marketing campaigns by collaborating with brands.

Be as creative as you wish to

With each destination, comes a rich culture, ethnic cuisine and intriguing locals. From the stand point of a travel vlogger, you can be as creative and imaginative while documenting it in order to share with your audience and make it as authentic as you desire to.

Age no bar

p To become one of the top travel YouTubers, you don’t need to a certain age or qualified, all you need is tasteful storytelling!

I hope you found this as a relevant list of top 10 Indian Travel YouTubers to follow in 2020.

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