10 Safest destinations in India for Solo Female Travellers

10 Safest destinations in India for Solo Female Travellers

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While watching a movie or any series based on travelling adventure, you might end up finalizing a destination or two that would hit the ranking in your self-evolved wish list. The magical dream destination might seem even prettier when witnessed in real; decide on a few places you feel like exploring and shortlist the one which tops the list of preference and choice. Travelling definitely teaches us a lot but safety is something, which makes each of the females more conscious and attentive in comparison to the male travellers. Nation India being the land of completeness is adorned with numerous destinations that are safe for solo female travellers, so all the ladies out there who wish on exploring this happening nation on their own – outline a great plan for yourself.

Travelling alone or touring with a group is completely an individual’s choice; if you desire on witnessing the attractions of your interest on your own terms and rules, then step out from the zone of comfort and explore a whole new world residing beyond your thoughts. I soo wished for a long-lasting trip ever since I realised that I was badly tangled up in a well-fenced room full of routine activities and sights. I started to fall blank, daydreaming that I was running by the extensive shorelines adorned with well-lined palm trees but as soon as someone called my name out loud I saw the reality right in front of me standing puffed with immense pride.

Right in the other moment, I was waving my hands up in the air acknowledging the presence of a box filled with numerous surprising elements – I wasn’t surer of any decision ever in my life than the decision of rolling a trip driven by my choice. Be the director and producer of your own wishful trip added with the spice of self motivation and dogged determination – we all know this fact but while playing the game of love, care and support; we tend to forget this basic element of existence [though we are part of some deep-rooted family tree but we all as an individual eventually learn to live on our own].

From somewhere it has to start, at some point you would have to believe your decisions etc; travelling alone can quite be an adventure to live by, it can actually make your learn certain things, which you never had a clue about. Here is a list quoting some of the safest destinations in India for Solo Female Travellers [followed by a brief description] – 

1- Goa [Destinations for Solo Female Travellers] –

An amazing destination or tourist spot, which belongs to people of every-age group; from the innocent kids to the soft-hearted elderly people – everyone loves this state with all their heart. Females especially have a soft corner for this place because Goa is all soaked in every shade of love and romance. Goa is the western state adorned with coastlines stretching along the Arabian Sea. Here is where you can witness some of the attractions displaying the past of it as a Portuguese colony.

The age-old fishing villages and their widespread street markets selling the coastal food, the romantic walkways, the sandy shorelines gifted with gorgeous sights, the nightlife spots, grooving bonfire nights complemented with soulful music and dance, the attention-seeking churches etc.

Things to do in Goa – Palolem Beach, Mandrem Beach, Calangute Beach, Baga Beach, Se Cathedral,  Basilica of Bom Jesus, Fort Aguada, Agonda Beach, Anjuna Beach, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Anjuna Flea Market, Saturday Night Bazaar at Arpora, Calangute market Square goa etc.

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Palolem Beach

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Mandrem Beach

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Baga Beach,

Suggested Tours – Beaches of Goa Tour, Exotic Goa Tour, Goa Honeymoon Tour 

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Se Cathedral

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Basilica of Bom Jesus

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Fort Aguada

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Agonda Beach

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Anjuna Beach

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Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church

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Anjuna Flea Market


Saturday Night Bazaar at Arpora

Calangute market Square goa

Calangute market Square

Suggest Tour – Goa Day Tour ,  Golden Triangle Tour with Goa

Preferable months to explore Goa – You can visit this house of beaches and churches any time of the year; however, the winter months are simply awesome [commencing from the month of October to the mid of March].

2- Pondicherry [Destinations for Solo Female Travellers] – The capital as well as the most populous city of the Union Territory of Puducherry; with love, it’s referred as “Pondy”. Pondicherry is also nicknamed as the “Paris of the East”; this notable city consists of 42 wards [built in varied zones]. This place of safety and friendliness is worth a visit; a perfect spot for the keen solo female travellers. Surely include this place of history and architecture in the list of “MUST VISIT DESTINATIONS”.

Things to do in PondicherryPromenade Beach, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Matrimandir, Basilica of the sacred heart of Jesus, Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Auroville Beach, Manakula Vinayagar Temple etc.

Pondicherry beach

Promenade Beach


Sri Aurobindo Ashram

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Suggested Tour – South India Tour, Pondicherry Tour


Basilica of the sacred heart of Jesus

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Immaculate Conception Cathedral

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Varadharaja Perumal Temple

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Auroville Beach

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Manakula Vinayagar Temple

Suggested Tour – Pondicherry Tour with Temple, India Temple Tours 

Preferable months to explore Pondicherry – The summers are hot, the monsoon rains are irregular, hence winter months are considered as the best-suited duration of exploration [peak duration starts from the month of November and lasts to the end of February].

3- Ladakh [Destinations for Solo Female Travellers] – Means the “Land of High Passes”; the alluring and appealing Ladakh region is situated in the adorable state of Jammu and Kashmir, which currently expands from the Siachen Glacier in the Karakoram range to the main Great Himalayas to the South. This striking zone of Ladakh is well-known for its miraculous mountain beauty and captivating culture.

Things to do in LadakhHemis National Park, the Hundar Village, the Magical hill, the Taglang La mountain Pass, Hemis Monastery, Thiksey Monastery, Diskit Monastery, Alchi Monastery, Likir Monastery etc.


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Hemis National Park

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The Hundar Village

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The Magnetic Hill

Suggested Tour – Ladakh Wonder Tour

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The Taglang La mountain Pass

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Hemis Monastery

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Thiksey Monastery

Suggested Tour – Journey To Ladakh  Amazing Ladakh Tour , Ladakh Honeymoon Tour

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Diskit Monastery

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Alchi Monastery

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Likir Monastery

Suggested Tour – Explore Ladakh Tour , Best of Ladakh Tour

Preferable months to explore Ladakh – Beginning from the month of May to the mid of September is considered as the peak explorable months.

4- Hampi [Destinations for Solo Female Travellers] – An exceptional ancient village, which is truly engaging and incredible; this significant village is situated in the Southern state of Karnataka. It lives under the influence of various ruined temple complexes from the Vijayanagara Empire.

Things to do in Hampi – Matanga Hill, Vijaya Vittala Temple, Virupaksha Temple, Hampi Bazaar street, Achyutaraya Temple and Hemakuta Hill temple etc.

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Matanga Hill

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Vijaya Vittala Temple

Suggested Tour – India Temple Tour

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Virupaksha Temple

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Hampi Bazaar street

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Achyutaraya Temple

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Hemakuta Hill temple

Suggested Tour – India Temple TourSouth India TourSouth India Classic Tour , South India Wildlife Tour

Preferable months to explore Hampi – Starting from the month of October to the end of February is the advisable duration for one to explore the whole of Hampi.

5- Varanasi [Destinations for Solo Female Travellers] – Also addressed as Benares, Kashi or Banaras; it’s the spiritual capital of India, which serves the presence of Holy River Ganga. Varanasi is situated on the Banks of River Ganges in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. It’s the major religious hub – the holiest of the seven divine cities in Hinduism and Jainism. The city of temples is truly magical and inspiring too; a remarkable count of pilgrims visit this place of importance every year. If you wish to witness magic then pay your presence in the sacred city of Varanasi in the festive season – you will find yourself standing in a huge crowd and all that you will get to see will be the decorative lights spread all over.

Things to do in Varanasi – Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat, boat ride on river Ganges, Dhamek Stupa, Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Assi Ghat etc.

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Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Suggested Tour – Kashi Temple Tour , Indian Sikh Tour , Yoga Tour

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Dashashwamedh Ghat

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Boat ride on river Ganges

Suggested Tour – India Pilgrimage Tour

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Dhamek Stupa

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Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple

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Assi Ghat

Suggested Tour – India Temple Tour , Do Dham Yatra , Char Dham Yatra

Preferable months to explore Varanasi – summers are hot, Monsoons are moderate; one can visit the Ganges city in wintery months [starting from the month of October to the end of March].

6- Shillong [Destinations for Solo Female Travellers] – The Musical Capital of India [heavenly paradise especially for those, who worship music]. Being an eminent part of the wettest region of India makes a place, which receives heavy rainfall and for the same reason, this heart-stealing hill station is dotted with the finest of natural formations. Give a try to the sorted thought and explore this northeastern state all by yourself [it will for sure change you in a better person]. Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya adorned abundantly with the well-outlined walking trails; it’s nicknamed as the Scotland of the East.

Things to do in Shillong – Lady Hydari Park, Shillong Peak, Elephant Falls, Shillong Golf Course, Wards Lake etc.

Lady Hydari Park

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Shillong Peak

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Elephant Falls

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Shillong Golf Course

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Wards Lake

Suggested Tour – India Adventure Tour

Preferable months to explore Shillong – summers are the best of all the seasons; it’s cool and pleasant in these months in this northeastern city, heavy rainfall in monsoon and winters are quite chill and cold. Hence beginning from the month of March to the end of June is regarded as the most-favourable interval.

7- Munnar [Destinations for Solo Female Travellers] – Nicknamed as the Kashmir of South India; Munnar is an appealing hill station situated in the Idukki district of the dazzling state of Kerala. It resides in the Southern zone of India in the Western Ghats mountain range. When your heart craves for relaxation or it demands for a different environment then run towards this peace and greenery consumed destination, which always showcases the best of its form.

Wander in the Plantation trails, lie down on the grassy lands, sit for hours doing nothing [just breathe the fresh air and ride down in the days of past – live every moment of silence and beauty].

Things to do in Munnar – Eravikulam National Park, Pothamedu View Point, Kolukkumalai tea, Anamudi, Mattupetty Dam, Chokramudi Peak etc.

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Eravikulam National Park

Suggested Tour – Wildlife Tour , Kerala Wildlife Tour

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Pothamedu View Point

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Kolukkumalai tea

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Suggested Tour – Kerala Tour

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Mattupetty Dam

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Chokramudi Peak

Suggested Tour – India Adventure ToursValley Trek , Frozen River

Preferable months to explore Munnar – Try to avoid visiting this place of beauty in the monsoon months; otherwise you can visit Munnar at any time of the year.

8- Nainital [Destinations for Solo Female Travellers] – Nicknamed as the Lake City; Nainital is an exceptional hill station situated in the praiseworthy state of Uttarakhand. It’s settled gracefully in a valley, which also houses a mango-shaped lake, encircled by scenic mountains. If you are planning on a peaceful vacation, if you wish to see yourself as a part of a magical landscape, if you feel the need of a break then make your way to this fascinating destination located in the Northern zone of India.

Things to do in Nainital – Nainital Lake, Naini Peak, Snow view, Mall Road, Naina Devi Temple etc.

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Nainital Lake

Suggested Tour – 3 Days Nainital Tour

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Naini Peak

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Snow view

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Mall Road

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Naina Devi Temple

Suggested Tour – All India Temple Tours

Preferable months to explore Nainital – This picture-perfect destination is truly commendable and gorgeous; blessed with pleasant climate and natural beauty. You can pay your visit to Nainital any time throughout the year [it assures to make everyone to fall in love with it in less than no time].

9- Udaipur [Destinations for Solo Female Travellers] – Nicknamed as the city of Lakes; Udaipur resides in the princely state of Rajasthan [thoroughly consumed by serenity]. This place of calmness and watery attractions was founded by Maharana Udai Singh second of the Sisodia clan of Rajput in the year 1559.

Things to do in Udaipur – The City Palace of Udaipur, Lake Pichola, the Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple, Fateh Sagar Lake, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari etc.

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The City Palace of Udaipur

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Lake Pichola

Suggested Tours – Udaipur Lake Tour,  Rajasthan Tour Pacakges

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The Jag Mandir

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Jagdish Temple

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Fateh Sagar Lake

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Saheliyon Ki Bari

Suggested Tours – Royal Rajasthan Tours, Rajasthan Wildlife Safari Tour, Rajasthan Fort Tour

Preferable months to explore Udaipur – Commencing from the month of October to the end of March is highly-regarded as the best duration to explore the Lake city of Rajasthan.

10- Gangtok [Destinations for Solo Female Travellers] – Gangtok is the capital as well as the largest town residing in the arms of a northeastern state addressed as Sikkim. It’s amazingly located in the Eastern Himalayan range; effectively settled within higher peaks of the striking Himalaya.

Things to do in Gangtok – Tashi View Point, Enchey Monastery, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Rumtek Monastery, Gonjang Monastery, the Banjhakri Falls, Dro-dul Chorten etc. Do enjoy a cable-car ride [witness this adorable destination from up top].

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Tashi View Point

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Enchey Monastery

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Namgyal Institute of Tibetology

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Rumtek Monastery

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Gonjang Monastery

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The Banjhakri Falls

Suggested Tour – Gangtok Honeymoon Tours ,  Adventure Tours

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Dro-Dul Chorten

Suggested Tours – India Temple Tours

Preferable months to explore Gangtok – It’s a happening summer destination; starting from the month of March to the end of June is regarded as the most-favourable duration committed to the art of exploration.

If you are planning on a trip to India all by yourself; do consider paying your visit at some of the above-listed destinations as it’s completely safe and equally supportive [friendly spots of India].

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