5 Places for Solo Women Travellers To Explore
January 20th, 2018
India is already known for the atrocities committed by people in various parts and that has made life difficult for women.
Many have the zeal of travelling alone but often cannot secure permissions from their concerned parents.
This makes the process of travelling utterly frustrating and the person needs to be alert at all times.
It actually suppresses the excitement and kind of scares the person more than instilling a sense of elation.
But, India is not all that bad.
Here is a list of 5 places you can visit, if you’re willing to go solo!
Read it now so that you can chalk out your holidays in the coming weeks or months.
Rishikesh is absolutely safe for girls and I am speaking from experience!
It is an ideal destination in India for female travellers because of the gentry and activities which can be done alone.
Apart from the much-known beauty of the Ganges and Garhwal Himalayas, there are scenic ‘ashrams’ here.
Try and learn the art of yoga and meditation so that you have something really good to take back home as a souvenir.
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi brings to you the culture of India assorted with Ganga and the ‘ghats’. The chants of synchronised mantras, the evening prayers, the floating of thousands of diyas in the Ganga is an experience and not just a visit. For the sake of the enlightening experience, solo traveling to Varanasi is the best option.
Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
The French colony of India is an aesthetic place which is surely going to make you Instagram famous.
Neatly lined with boulevards of trees and classic French architecture, Puducherry is going to make you fall in love with nature. The beaches accompanied by sumptuous seafood delicacies, will surely be the highlight of your journey! We bet, you wouldn’t want to leave this city anymore.
Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
With the colossal Vindhya ranges at the backdrop, Khajuraho temples with eroctic KamaSutra carvings, are a part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
People living here and tourists usually take up bicycles to go around so make sure you’re comfortable with this idea.
The temples are the biggest attractions and you won’t run out of scenic places with cheap accommodations here.
Go for the zostels here as they’re the safest!
The City of Palaces, as it is popularly called, takes one back to the times of the Chalukyas, Cholas and Hoysalas. Mysore is also a hub of sandalwood, premium silk and incense coupled with yoga and Ayurveda centres! There is a special flower market called Devraj Market which adds to the grace of Mysore by leaps and bounds. Chamundi Hills, Government House, Rangacharlu, Jubilee Clock, Sri Chamundeswari Temple, Rail Museum, Indira Gandhi, Rashtriya Manav Sanghralaya, Mysore Zoo and so on are just some of the things you shouldn’t miss while tripping here.
The Pink City, as it is popularly called, is known for its colourful ambience, evening bazaars, folk songs, palaces and the historical architecture will not leave you feeling anything less than royal!
Jaipur is a home to the valiant Rajputs and it still entails the old world charm intact and still reverberates with the grandeur. Here you can find rich handicrafts which are true treasures and will add an instant essence of princely charm to your house.
You really need to take a trip down the roads of Jaipur to discover the true explorer you are.
The moment when you start travelling like an explorer and not a tourist, you are bound to discover the real you! Travelling solo leads to self-realisation of who you truly are and gives you an insight of your comfort zones!
Make your parents read this article so that they agree to let you go!