Traveling alone is an overwhelming thing for obvious reasons and that too for women solo travelers. Many people will tell you no, saying it’s a bad idea. But traveling alone has its own beauty. You get to meet the new you. India is speculated as an unsafe country for travelers especially female travelers coming from overseas. Everybody should travel alone at least once in their life. When talking about solo women travelers, if some simple rules and guidelines are followed then there is no problem in traveling alone in India. We have listed some safest Indian places which are safe for women travelers to travel alone.
Ladakh is located in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir between the great Himalayas and Kunlun mountain range. It is one of the best holiday destinations in India to visit with friends and family or alone. Ladakh is surrounded by spectacular and dramatic mountains. It is famous for its traditional culture, ancient Buddhism, festivities, paradisiacal gompas, and incredible monasteries. You will get to see twin humped camels only in Ladakh. The interesting places to visit in Ladakh are Hemis National Park, Zanskar Valley, Thiksey Gompa, Diskit Monastery, Wanla Gompa, Lake Tsomoriri, Nubra Valley, Markha Valley, Phyang Monastery, Khardung La, Namgyal Stupa and much more.
Hampi is a small ancient village in the state of Karnataka (south India). It is located on the banks of River Tungabhadra and is lined with lots of temple ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire. Hampi is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site’s list. Hampi is a perfect place for backpackers as they will get to meet different people from different cultures. Traces of Hampi settlement dates back to 1 BC. If you are one of those people who is into art and history, Hampi is the place for you. It is believed that Hampi has a connection to Ramayana. Also, the musical pillars in Hampi are quite a mystery. The best places to visit in Hampi are Underground Shiva Temple, Zenana Enclosure, Virupaksha Temple, Vittala Temple, Sule Bazaar, Royal Centre, Nandi Statue, Elephant Stables, etc.
Sikkim is a state in the north-eastern part of India. Filled with scenic and natural beauty, Sikkim is the most beautiful place you will visit in the eastern part. Sikkim is surrounded by high mountains and steep valleys; numerous monasteries and is considered as one of the clean states of India. You will get to see the world’s third highest mountain i.e. Mount K2, natural hot water springs, red pandas which are an endangered species, Rhododendron forests in Sikkim. About 11 different languages are spoken this state. The famous tourist’s attractions in Sikkim are Samdruptse, Tsomgo Lake, Golden Stupa, Old Rumtek Gompa, Norbugang Park, Sakyamuni Complex, Ganesh Tok, Rabdentse, Pelling, Hot Water Springs, Dubdi Gompa, Namchi, Yamthang Valley, Yuksom, Ravangla.
Varanasi or Banaras is considered as the Religious capital of India as well as city of temples. It is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh- in the northern India and has a history that spans back to 11th century BC. Varanasi is famous for its temples and Ghats which are based on the bank of holy river Ganges. Varanasi has the Asia’s largest university i.e. Banaras Hindu University in the city. Varanasi is the true symbol of Hindu culture essence i.e. Hindu philosophy, knowledge, devotion and art. The beautiful places to never miss in Banaras are Assi Ghat, Tulsi Manas Temple, Ramnagar Fort and Museum, Vishwanath Temple, Dashwamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Gyan Kupor Well, etc.
Udaipur is located in the Rajasthan state of western India. Udaipur is known for grand royal residences, artificial lakes, zinc and copper mines, colorful art and culture. People in Rajasthan are very helpful and friendly in nature, thus you won’t face many issues while traveling alone in Udaipur. The famous attractions to visit in Udaipur are Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, City Palace, Bagore ki Haveli, Sunset Point, Ahar Museum, Sajjan Garh/ Monsoon Palace.
Thus, don’t get scared with the idea of traveling alone. You will definitely discover something beautiful when you go for a solo travel. NATO offers amazing Tour Packages in India for these beautiful Places to Visit in India at affordable prices.