North Sentinel Island in Andaman and Nicobar
The Indian government has been adamant about disallowing the entry of tourists on this isolated island. The Sentinelese reside in the North Sentinel Island in Andaman and Nicobar and the government has always made it clear that this island exclusively belongs to its inhabitants and their meeting with tourists might not be good for them.
2. Uno-in-Hotel in Bangalore
The hotel is famous for allowing only Japanese nationals to stay in the hotel. Its unique policy had hit the headlines in 2014. This Bangalore-based hotel was built in 2012, but because of some unknown reason, it was closed down after 2 years.
3. Free Kasol Café
This is another place where Indian tourists are not allowed to enter. Free Kasol Café is run by an Israeli owner who has made it clear that Indians are not welcomed at the café.
4. Foreigners-only beaches in Goa
Goa is famous for its tourist influx. But surprisingly there are some beaches in Goa which strictly welcome foreigners only. Arambol beach is one such beach where Indian tourists are not allowed to enter. the reason for the ban on Indians is to protect the foreigners from the gaze of Indian tourists.
5. Red Lollipop Hotel
A Chennai-based Hotel is known for catering to foreign tourists only. it has a strict ‘No Indian Policy’ and allows only first-time visitors to India and those who have foreign passports.
6. Stok Kangri
There is a tourist’s ban on entering the Stok Kangri despite having a great reputation among trekkers. It was in 2019 that the All Ladakh Tour Operators Association decided that the mountain will be closed for trekking till 2022.