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Travel Safe. Travel Solo

Travel Safe. Travel Solo

July 10th, 2017
It is time to break the walls girls! It is time to break the bubble. Fortunately, India is not confined to one crime page in a news paper. This country has lot to offer other than those Crime Petrol episodes. India is an exceptionally beautiful country, waiting for you to explore it. So if you are ready to let go, pack your bags and visit these incredible places!

Nainital, Uttarakhand

The charming city of Nainital in Uttarakhand attracts tourists with its sublime natural beauty and it being a quiet little haunt for piece of peace. Like other hill stations, Nainital is a popular tourist spot in India. Inhabited by the Kumaoni people, who are known for their warm smiles and helping nature makes this destination a safe place for single female traveller. Lake City, as it is popularly called, is a valley with a deep lake in the centre. It is in fact an excellent getaway for spending some time alone in sheer tranquility in the lap of Mother Nature. Since it is a small place, one doesn’t have much to see in the city except for few points that offer views of the distant hills and ranges. However, the outskirts of the city have a couple of other tourist attractions that one must visit. The city is stylish THANKS to the Tibetan Market, which sells latest clothing line at affordable prices, so you better keep your options open for shopping in Nainital.

Nainital, Uttarakhand

Mysore, Karnataka

The City of Palaces as it is popularly called, Mysore takes one back to the times of the Chalukayas, Cholas and Hoysalas. In other words, the city is a delight for those who have this special thing for architecture. Mysore is also a hub of sandalwood, premium silk and incense, which means that you are going to have a gala time shopping here! Yoga and Ayurveda centers and the special flower market called Devraj Market adds to the grace of Mysore.

Mysore, Karnataka

Udaipur, Rajasthan

In a matchless setting, Udaipur beams like a fairyland and you are guaranteed to give your heart to this city once you visit here. Udaipur is one of those cities in Rajasthan that is clearly safe for women; moreover highly hospitable. People are friendly and that is why one has the ease of roaming freely in the city; of course you will be approached by many travel agents and guides but your polite NO can easily brush them off. Since, the city is called one of the most romantic places in India, you might find yourself on the lonelier side as most tourists here are newly-weds and couples. You chose this destination for the sake of its exotic architecture and lively culture AND that is why your travel story will be having a different edge to it. Udaipur, Rajasthan

Kaziranga National Park, Assam

AND why can’t you go to a national park alone?? Since there are no travel rules, you have all the rights to go to any place you want and that definitely includes wildlife reserves. Kaziranga National Park in Assam, which is known for conserving the rare species of one-horned rhinos, is a great place to see in India. It is in fact quiet a scenic place with sprawling savannah grasslands, deciduous forests, wetlands and chars of river islands formed by constantly changing course of Brahmaputra. Along with the one-horned rhinos, Kaziranga is home to sizeable species of birds and animals. The best way to explore the park is by taking elephant rides although jeep safari is also not a bad idea. Spotting wildlife keeps one engaged for hours in the national park. Also, if photography is something that you like, this UNESCO tagged World Heritage Site in India is an ideal place.

Kaziranga National Park, Assam

Puducherry

This is what everyone wants, a BIG slice of pure serenity. A well maintained Union Territory that often resembles one of the French cities, Puducherry in South India has its own charm: nicely-cobbled roads, lined with yellow colonial-style houses and clean air. Since the place was under French rule for a long time, you can see the influence on food, culture and language of the people here. Puducherry is a quiet little place with amiable people and friendly environment and is ideally the best place for solo women travellers. What more! It is a great place for shopping, trying some delectable French cuisine, taking a stroll on the beautiful beachside and getting cheap beer!

Puducherry

Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir

For the love of landscape, culture and hospitality, Ladakh has been on the list of every traveller. The Ladakhis are modest people, mostly cash poor but rich at heart. You can apparently go live with a family at their modest home or a tent and they will treat you like a family member. If we talk about nature, the landscape is impeccable and feel of standing amidst it is truly out of the world! The magnificent Buddhist Monastries of the Gompas have contributed immensely to the rich culture and history of Ladakh; sometimes when one is standing on the door of a monastery a thought of amazement crosses one’s mind as to how such marvelous structures can be created despite the odds of climate and limitation of resources. Come visit the INCREDIBLE INDIA!

Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir