Top 20 Indian Destinations for Solo Female Travelers
Lake Pichola in Udaipur
Solo travel gives you many opportunities for self- reflection. India offers amazing destinations for solo female travelers. Here are some of them.
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SRCM Meditation Center
Located in Chennai, this wonderful meditation center attracts visitors from all over the world. Stepping into this place is like crossing the threshold into another world.
Here you can learn techniques to relax, rejuvenate and to realize your true potential. Meditation is the main activity in this wonderful place. You need not pay anything to learn meditation here.
Srcm Heartfulness Meditation Centre
Located in Jaipur, Rajasthan, this fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This 16th century fort is located on Cheel Ka Teela on Aravalli hills. It was built by Maan Singh, a trusted general of Akbar.
This beautiful beach is in between the Arabian Sea and River Sal. It is well-known for its black rocks, white sand and beach shacks. It is around 15 kilometers south of Margao.
Cavelossim Beach Shacks
Dom's Beach Shack, Sam's Beach ShackShack and Q-BA Beach shack are popular beach shacks in this region.
Kanha Shanti Vanam
Located in the suburbs of Hyderabad, near the Bangalore highway, Kanha Shanti Vanam is magnificent in its conception and design.
Great Raja Yoga Master Daaji resides here. Daaji is leading thousands of seekers onto the path of self-discovery through meditation and other simple techniques.
This breathtakingly beautiful small coastal town is in Kerala. It is famous for its three curve shaped beaches, which offer many leisure options including sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programmes and catamaran cruising.
Officially known as The Leela Kovalam, this is the only cliff-top beach resort in India.
This beautiful Himalayan town (elevation: around 2,000 meters) is in Uttarakhand. It is a popular hill station. This glittering jewel in the Himalyan necklace is famous for its scenic natural spledour and many natural resources.
Located at the foothills of the Himalayas, this holy city is famous for its temples and ashrams. Ever since the Beatles rocked up at Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Ashram in the late 1960s, this unique city has been a magnet for spiritual seekers.
This beautiful artificial fresh water lake (maximum depth: 8.5 meters) is in Udaipur. Created in 1362 CE by Pichhu Banjara, it is the oldest lake in Udaipur. This picturesque lake is famous for its island palaces. The City Palace complex, including the gardens at its southern end, extends nearly 1 kilometer along the lake’s eastern shore.
Lake Pichola Boat Ride Charges
Regular Boat Ride
Sunset Boat Ride
Also known as Mysore Palace, this popular tourist attraction in Mysuru is famous for its various exquisite carvings and works of art from all over the world. It is the official residence of the Wodeyars, the kings who ruled Mysuru between 1399 and 1950.
Sri Aurobindo Ashram
Located at No. 9, Near Junction of Manakula Vinayagar, Kovil Street and Marine Street, White Town, Puducherry, 605002, this ashram was founded by philosopher, yogi, guru, poet, and nationalist. Sri Aurobindo in 1926. It is a vibrant centre of life in a modern urban setting.
This scenic spot is a popular tourist attraction in Maharashtra. It is located near Thoseghar, around 20 kilometers from Satara.
This 500-m-waterfall is a seasonal waterfall, so it is advisable to plan your trip between July and October.
Located in Bihar, this village is a Buddhist pilgrimage site. It is famous for the Mahabodhi Temple Complex, which was built to mark the place where prince Siddhārtha Gautama attained enlightenment under a Bodhi Tree. This is where he became Buddha (the 'Awakened One') 2,600 years ago.
This beautiful seaside resort village is in East Midnapore district, West Bengal. Some locals told me that the Mandarmani Beach is the longest motorable beach.
This hamlet is in Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh, on the banks of the Parvati River, in Parvati Valley. Kheerganga Trek, Tosh, Malana, Rasol, Chalal, Parvati Pin Pass, Sar Pass Trek, and Manikaran Gurudwara are some popular places to visit in and around Kasol. Trekking, camping and stargazing are popular activities in this region.
Also known as Mājuli, this island is the biggest river island in the world. The island is formed by River Brahmaputra in the south and the Kherkutia Xuti (an anabranch of the Brahmaputra) joined by the River Subansiri in the north.
Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, this beautiful city is surrounded by snow-capped Himalayan peaks and green pastures. Traffic is banned from the central part of the city. This is what I like most about Shimla.
Packing List for Female Travellers
Sleeping bag liner
Personal safety alarm
Hanging toiletry bag
First aid kit
This stunning beach is in Kerala. It is backed by palm-covered red cliffs. Some restaurants here play innocuous world music. There are stalls that sell T-shirts and silver jewellery.
Kaziranga National Park
This protected area is home to various animals including tigers, Indian one-horned rhinos and elephants. This park houses two-thirds of the world's Indian one-horned rhinos. This UNESCO world heritage site is located in Assam.
This ancient town is in Karnataka. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Magnificent ruins (from the Vijayanagara Empire) of this unique town dot an unearthly landscape that has captivated travellers for centuries.
This Buddhist ex-kingdom is in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh means land of high passes. It is 11,400 feet above sea level. Even though it is a land of jagged peaks and barren landscape, it is alluring and awe-inspiring.