8 Safest Destinations in India for Solo Female Travellers

We all have been hearing how unsafe India is. But nonetheless, nothing can stop the females to travel. Also, not ALL places in India are altogether unsafe.

 

Moreover, all you need to do is some research before you head out and are good to go. Here’s a list of some of the most beautiful places not to miss if you want to travel solo.

 

Safest Destinations in India for Solo Female Travellers

1. Udaipur, Rajasthan

Apart from the vibrant colours and friendly people, Udaipur is one place here which is in every traveller’s wish-list. This beautiful destination for honeymoon is dotted with incredible architecture and an exotic culture. Since Udaipur is perfect for couples, you might a tad bit frustrated if you’re travelling alone. But if you are a badass, this might not stop you from exploring this city.

 

Places to be: Sunset Point, Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, City Palace, Ahar Museum, SajjanGarh/ Monsoon Palace, Bagoreki Haveli

2. Nainital, Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is truly the definition of paradise on earth. Moreover, it id one of the most beautiful hill stations in India. The warm and friendly Kumaoni people inhabits here. Nainital is both an incredibly safe and fun place to explore all by yourself.

 

Places to be: Nanda Devi Temple,Snow View, Corbett National Park, Tiffin Top, China Peak, Naukuchiyatal, Saattal, Bhimtal, Lover’s Point, Himalaya Darshan, Ropeway (Cable Car),  Jama Masjid, Pangot

3. Shimla

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Hill stations are generally safer due to the number of people present at any given time. However, when it comes to hill stations, few can match the beauty and charm of the valleys of Shimla. The hilltop town is an absolute delight and the crown jewel of Indian tourism.

 

Places to be: Town Hall, Viceregal Lodge, Kali Bari Temple, Gaiety Museum, Christ Church, Jakhu Temple, State Museum, Himalayan Bird Park and Kufri

4. Puducherry

This is the most peaceful place you will visit in India. The calm and serene setting looks like a French city of a bygone era.

 

It is a great place for shopping or trying delicious French cuisine. It is certainly full of happy people who lead their simple lives. With many other places, it’s the amiability of the people of Puducherry that makes it so nice a place for solo women travellers.

 

Places to be: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Notre Dame des Anges,Puducherry Museum, Churches, Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Sri ManakulaVinayagar Temple, Botanical Garden, Sacred Heart Basilica,Goubert Ave/Beach Road.

5. Ladakh

Ladakh is the ultimate holy grail of solo travel. Moreover, it is one of the best places to see in India before you die. Definitely not for first-timers. But a must visit after you are used to lugging around your own luggage. Also, to experience Ladakh is to truly experience the beauty of the Himalayas itself.

 

Places to be: Leh Palace, Pangong Lake, Hemis National Park, Lake Tsomoriri, Nubra Valley, TsoKar, Alchi Monastery,Zanskar Valley, Markha Valley, Lamayuru Monastery, WanlaGompa,Hemis Monastery, Shey Monastery, Phyang Monastery

6. Hampi

This beautiful small village destination has so much to offer to its urban counterparts!

 

You will find many hospitable, friendly and culturally wealthy people here. Hampi is also recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Moreover, this place offers reasonable accommodation, gives you the chance to meet with people from different countries and makes you feel free.

 

Places to be: Hemakuta Hill,Vittala Temple, Zenana Enclosure,Virupaksha Temple, Sule Bazaar and Achyutaraya Temple, Elephant Stables, Underground Shiva Temple, Nandi Statue, Queen’s Bath and Royal Centre.

7. Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh

One of the most picturesque places in India, Ziro Valley has to be visited once in a lifetime. A picture perfect place with lush greenery, rice-fields and rustic habitats, the valley is a paradise. In addition, the local tribes indigenous to this place have their own deep culture and traditions.

Ziro Valley is a place that is lesser known on the list of female solo travellers.

 

Places to be: Hong, KilePakho,Hija, Hari, ZiroPutu,Bamin, Dutta,Tarin Fish Farm, Tapyo Salt, DoloMando, Talley Valley,DilopolyangManiipolyang

8. Kaziranga, Assam

Nothing says that a national park should be out of limits for a female traveller, Right?

 

With its abundant population of the one-horned rhino, Kaziranga is a great attraction see the wildlife. You can see it up close and personal when travelling alone. This government park provides private jeep safari and Elephant tours to help the tourists explore the park.

 

Places to be: One-horned Rhino, Large Indian Civet, Leopard, Fishing Cat,Hoolock Gibbon, Small Indian Civet, Sambar, Capped Langur, Barking deer, Hog deer, Gaur, Hog Badger

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