7 Safest Destinations in India For Women Solo Travelers

Many women are hesitant when it comes to traveling, most of them fearing their safety. If not them, people around them raise eyebrows fearing the same. So if you are a traveler with an adventurous spirit or a first-time solo traveler looking for suggestions where to travel then this list will help you make up your mind.

  1. Ziro Valley

Ziro Valley
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Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh is the place for anyone to visit, but if you female solo travelers are looking for a picture perfect place with lush greenery, rice-fields, this is your destination. The local tribes have their own sense of deep culture and traditions which can be experienced if you travel alone.

The places like Ziro valley which are lesser known are usually women-friendly, nobody will bother you. You can visit Ziro Putu, Tarin Fish Farm, Talley Valley, Tapyo Salt and Shiva Lingam at Kardo Forest.

2. Rishikesh

Rishikesh
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Rishikesh is for the more adventurous soul who would love activities like white water rafting, rappelling, and fox flying. Its perfect for you and your girlfriends who are looking for an adventure or for your solo self.

If adventure is not your taste you can also indulge in activities like exploring, camping and yoga with the Himalayas in the backdrop. It’s a religious place, therefore, won’t find any trouble here. Swarg Ashram, Lakshman Jhula, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram, Neelkantha Mahadev Temple and Neergarh Waterfall are worth checking out.

3. Coorg

Coorg
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Coorg is a little hill station in South near Bangalore, also known as Scotland of India. South India is anyway known as a safe place for the women, besides the locals are very friendly.

Above everything, the green hills, acres, and acres of coffee and spice plantations, lush forests with wildlife. A long range of trekking trails for the adventurous soul or you can just admire the amazing landscape and beautiful waterfall. It is a very pocket-friendly travel.

4. Nainital

Nainital
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Nainital or the City of Lakes needs no introduction, women often travel solo here. A lot has been already said about its captivating beauty. Pretty much everyone has traveled here. Kumaoni people the locals are warm smiles and helping which the destination a safe place for a single female traveler. You can visit all the lakes in the city.

Besides it’s a shopping heaven for girls thanks to the Tibetan market that offers fashionable clothes at affordable prices and Yes MOMOS, need I say more? Snow View, Bhimtal, Lover’s Point, Ropeway (Cable Car), Pangot, Corbett National Park, Nanda Devi Temple, China Peak, Himalaya Darshan, Tiffin Top, Jama Masjid, Cave Garden are the best tourist spots Boat House Club.

5. Udaipur

Udaipur
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Like South India, Rajasthan is also a very friendly and safe for solo female travelers and Udaipur exudes warmth. To all, you solo travelers who love art and culture Udaipur is the place, as you will set your foot where you will absorb the everything it has to offer. You can visit the local market for exquisite local art.

Lake Palace, City Palace, Lake Pichola, Ahar Museum, Monsoon Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli and Sunset Point are some of the places you can’t miss out on.

6. Kaziranga

Kaziranga
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Whether you love adventure or not, Kaziranga is a must visit the place. It’s our National Park with its abundant population of the one-horned rhino, and other wildlife up close and personal when traveling alone. It’s safe because the government provides private jeep safari and Elephant tours to help the tourists explore the park.

Hog deer, Gaur, Hog Badger, Leopard, Fishing Cat, Hoolock Gibbon, Sambar, Barking deer, Capped Langur, Large and Small Indian Civet, Assamese Macaque and Rhesus Macaque are the animals that can be spotted.

7. Mysore

Mysore
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Mysore is the quintessential south Indian city of Karnataka and one of the safest city in India for a woman to travel alone too even after the dusk hours. You can see the city hustle bustle even after the sunset.

If you are a woman with an interest in history, it’s a must visit the place and explore the Sri Chamundeswari Temple, Government House, Rangacharlu, Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, Jubilee Clock, and the Rail Museum. You will fall in love with the architecture.

15 thoughts on “7 Safest Destinations in India For Women Solo Travelers

  1. Mysore looks like my type of town! I often travel alone and I have to say I have avoided India as I have heard It wasn’t the best for a woman solo traveller but after reading your post, I might organise a trip there very soon. Thanks!

  2. India is always a place I have fantasized about traveling too with its beautiful architect how can one not want to travel there. What makes these spots considered safer than other though?

  3. When I travel, I always go with my husband. It’s just more fun to me that way. I never really considered how important it is for a solo female to select a safer location than we may need. Thanks for this list.

  4. These are so beautiful places, love these recommendations for women solo travelers. The Ziro valley looks so beautiful. I have been to Mysore and Nainital, they are both so amazing places.

  5. I would really love to travel around India so this was really useful as I would be scared to travel alone, thank you for sharing this.

  6. Nowadays, everyone is so busy, coordinating vacation with friends or family member can be “problematic”. Knowing about those places that we can do solo is very helpful. Thanks for sharing.

  7. All these destinations look and sound amazing! I wouldn’t travel alone though because I am the type of person that needs to be surrounded by familiar people.

  8. This is really useful information. I’ve always wanted to travel to India and kinda feel like I need to hit all of these places at some point, lol! Thank you!

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