Travelling is something almost we all love, crave for and wish about. But, there is one other thing that comes along with this love and that is the safety concern being a woman. Especially considering the kind of unsafe environment we have for women in India, we need to plan our travel based on all the related factors. Hence, we have come up with something to help you.
Here is a list of safest destinations for women to not only travel solo in India, but to free themselves at:
Nestled amidst the serene hills of Uttarakhand, Nainital is a truly vivacious destination to not only relish on the beauty of nature, but also thrilling adventures, tranquil lake, brilliant colours of life gathered from across the world to blend with kumaon’s civilization.
Attractions: China Peak, Naukuchiyatal, Saattal, Bhimtal, Tiffin Top, Snow View, Lover’s Point, Himalaya View, Nanda Devi Temple, Pangot, Corbett National Park
Recognized as the cultural hub of Karnataka for having affluent presentation of culture & history, Mysore is one of the safest places for solo women travellers. You will found streets flooded with people till they are drowned in darkness.
Attractions: Government House, Mysore Palace, Jubilee Clock, Chamundi Hills, Rangacharlu, Sri Chamundeswari Temple, Rail Museum.
Being a beautiful hill station, always flooded with visitors because of its lush green valleys, Shimla is an automatic safer region as it’s surrounded with visitors almost all the time. Plus, Shimla is a hilltop town embellished with incredible charm.
Attractions: Jakhu Temple, State Museum, Viceregal Lodge, Town Hall, Christ Chruch, Himalayan Bird Park, Kali Bari Temple and Kufri
Globally renowned and recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site, Khajuraho is truly a mesmerizing place to visit. You only need to learn to deal with vendors and guides here, and then you would feel the safest here.
Attractions: Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Matangeshwar Mahadev Temple, Lakshmana Temple, Lakshmi Temple, Lord Mahavira Temple, Parshwanath Temple and Adinath Temple.
Rajasthan is known to be a city inhabited by really friendly and helpful people. And, just like a lot many cities of this state, Udaipur also breathes the colourful culture to empower your senses. Plus, since this destination is usually flooded with couples, it naturally becomes safer.
Attractions: Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, Ahar Museum, City Palace, Sajjan Garh, Sunset Point and Bagore ki Haveli.
- Kaziranga (Assam)
The government run Kaziranga park is a treasure house of wild life, having abundant population of one-horned rhino. The government agencies offer private jeep safari and elephant tours here to help tourists explore the park better. And, that is what also makes it safer.
Attractions: One-horned Rhino, Fishing Cat, Leopard, Small Indian Civet, Large Indian Civet, Barking deer, Sambar, Gaur, Hog Deer, Hog Badger, Assamese Macaque, Capped Langur, Hoolock Gibbon, and Rhesus Macaque.
The renowned pilgrim Varanasi is basically a religious hub in the northern region of India. The temples here are widely recognized for their numerous ghats built near holy river Ganges. It’s being a religious place, develops a friendly environment that makes it safer as well as amiable.
Attractions: Assi Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Vishwanath Temple, Dashwamedh Ghat, Gyan Kupor Well, New Vishwanath Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Ramnagar Fort & Museum, Durga Temple and Bharat Mata Temple.