There is no greater liberation than breaking your daily schedule, shunning your job for a few days and traveling alone to the place you like. This solo time will not only declutter all the stress and pressure from your life but will also help you explore more about places and people. We have listed the top 5 Indian destinations that are best for solo female travelers to start with.
1. JAIPUR, RAJASTHAN
You can also count Jaisalmer, Pushkar, and Udaipur when we say Rajasthan. If you want to explore cultures then Rajasthan is your best bet. The architectural beauty of the state deserves honest appreciation. The folk culture, handicrafts, and delectable cuisines make it a universal favorite visit destination for women. Jaipur or the Pink City is perhaps one such city that women must explore alone and with leisure.
If you crave bliss and serenity then Pondicherry is the right destination for you. It is a perfect hideout for solo female travelers. The classic French architecture and perfectly adorned boulevard of trees will make you fall in love with the place. The place reeks of French culture. You can find the best of seafood delicacies as well as French dishes to lift your mood.
3. KASOL, HIMACHAL PRADESH
Despite the well-established rumor that the place is not a safe haven, we can say that Kasol has gained much limelight off recently for a considerable boost in its tourism. The raw beauty of nature improves your mood. The beautiful Parvati Valley is full of lush greenery. You can even camp on the banks of river Ganga. Trekking is also an option for the active female travelers. A hot water spring at the end of Kheer Ganga can soothe your aching joints after an arduous trek of 9-10 hours.
This is another beautiful destination that gets a place in our list. The whole of northern India is pretty but Sikkim specifically garners our special attention. Not only is it safe for solo female travelers but is also an extremely aesthetic destination. The most serene space is Mt Kanchenjunga that transports you to another white fairyland altogether. Gurudongmar Lake and Tsomgo Lake are other eye-catching and nerve-soothing elements of Sikkim. You can trek on a number of treks like Green Valley Trek, Dzongri La Trek etc. The warm hospitality of the locals and a feeling of being at home away from home are an added plus of this particular location.
5. VARANASI, UTTAR PRADESH
Uttar Pradesh, on the whole, is considered as an unsafe place for female visitors. However, Varanasi is an exception. The holy experience in the city will calm a restless mind. The beauty of the Ganges and its ghats abounds in this city. The evening prayers and the chants of mantras will provide you a highly blissful experience. You must definitely visit Varanasi for the spirit of festivity. The city is remarkably famous for its silk and muslin.
There are many other cities which solo female travelers can visit in India. To list a few more popular destinations, we have Hampi, Leh-Ladakh, Gokarna, Gangtok, and Shillong. Visiting how many of these is on your bucket list?