“The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.”
Traveling solo is a lifetime experience that everyone looks for. It’s the most ideal way to express freedom as you will be in charge of your trip and can halt and take a detour as per your preference. Now is the right time for all the travelers and bag packers across the world to take a break and rejuvenate your soul with a travel plan. Having said that it’s easier for guys to decide a plan for a solo trip as they can travel, stay and enjoy anywhere. But when it’s about women’s traveling solo, the safety quotient comes into the picture and this is why many of them restrain themselves for a solo trip. To ease the woes, this women’s day, we have listed the 5 safest places for all our pretty women travelers in India which are perfect for solo as well as group travel.
One of the first and ideal destinations for women travelers on our list is Shillong. You must know the reason that this place is known for its tranquillity and is not yet commercialized not to mention the green mass across the lanes that will keep you enchanted with its beauty. This beautiful state will make you feel at home and hence security is never a concern if you are planning a solo trip to Meghalaya. The city is also honored with the name ‘Scotland of East’ for various reasons. The population here belongs to Khasi Tribe- predominantly Christians. Another interesting reason is the Khasi culture that is a matrilineal society. This means the mother is the head of the family and the mother’s last name is passed on to the children. Such an amazing place to explore on Women’s day in India.
How to reach:
You can take a flight to Shillong but that will be a bit expensive. To make it a budget trip, you can take a flight to Guwahati. Rent a bike or car and take a 2-3 hours’ road trip to reach Shillong.
Places to See:
Umiam Lake, Shillong View Point, Elephant waterfalls, Rainbow waterfalls, double-decker living roots bridges, Cheerapunji.
Second on our list is the city that is rich in historical, architectural and a huge part of Mewar Kingdom- Udaipur also known as ‘Venice of the East. One of the most women-friendly places in India, Udaipur holds a remarkable historical sight that will leave you mesmerized. Surrounded by finely constructed and well-maintained palaces, ancient temples and Havelis and spectacular lakes will make you fall in love with the city. Not to mention the royal welcome, and tempting Rajasthan cuisine and street foods that will satiate your tummy. With its flawless architectural beauty and fascinating cultural vibrancy, Udaipur city is a must include in your solo trip list this women’s day in India. The cultural shows, stunning lake views of Aravalli hills and lakes will soothe your eyes and soul.
Quite a destination for a women traveler to begin with.
How to Reach:
The city is well connected with all modes of routes: Railway, road, flights and buses. One can try a road trip as this journey has an array of spots that will be a treat to your eyes and soul.
Places to Visit:
City Palace, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Sajjangarh fort and wildlife sanctuary, Maharana Pratap Museum, Haldi Ghati, Shrinath Ji Temple, Bada Bazaar, Hathi pol Bazaar
Ladakh known as Trans Himalaya is a town that is home to 17th Century old Leh palace and Buddhist monasteries. Not only this, but you will fall in love with the picturesque beauty of the Ladakh Landscape, the snow-capped mountains, swirling terrains, forests and pristine icy lakes, rivers and waterfall is one of beauties of this dynamic geography. Moreover, the journey to this place will take you to one of the world’s highest memorable passes that features the spectacular view of this cold desert. In these enough for you to pack your bags and head for the Himalayas?
With so many varieties in one landscape, Ladakh is becoming the most instagrammable place of India is on the bucket list of many of us. Due to its recent popularity in tourism, this place is a completely safe and ideal place for women travelers.
How to reach:
You reach this mesmerizing destination via airplane, Train. If you are more adventurous and love to self-drive you can travel by road make sure you carry an offline map with you as you will be entering a remote area of India.
Places to visit:
Pangong Tso Lake, key Monastery, Khardun-la, Markha Valley, Nubra Valley, Tso Moriri Lake, Hemis National Park, Diskit Monastery, Shanti Stupa, Royal Leh Palace, Magnetic Hill, Chadar Trek
Goa is a perfect blend of old Portuguese colonies with Indian culture. This unique place is a perfect destination for women travelers. The place represents a unique amalgamation of both western and Indian culture and architecture. Goa Travel is not only restricted to its nightlife and parties it also comprises sandy beaches, forts, and churches. Goa has been always the preferred travel spot for many a year now, first the hippies, then the returning colony of the Goans, the Germans followed by pilgrims visiting Catholic churches and Hindu shrines. Goa is quite a trendy pick for solo women travelers in India and across the globe and is also one of the most women-friendly states of India and is bound to bestow you with a great memorable experience.
How to Reach:
One can travel to Goa by Air, Railways, and by road. A road trip to Goa by Self-drive car is always fun and memorable due natural abundance surrounding the route. If you are planning your travel from Mumbai, you can also try water routes which are now open for all.
Places to Visit:
Beaches, Forts, Churches, Clubs, flea markets.
If you want to keep all the city chaos at a bay and experience the tranquillity on the lap of mother nature, then Munnar is an ideal destination for you. Located in the Western Ghats of Kerala, this hill station beholds an old-world charm and is a great was once an ideal summer resort for Britishers during colonial times. The lush green belts of forests and pastures along the massive tea estates will surely rejuvenate your mind and soul. The landscape of Munnar has so much to offer you right from crystal clear lakes to hiking your way up and enjoying the magnificent views; from getting a view of wildlife to experiencing the cold breeze soothe your face, you get all here in Munnar. This ideal hill station offers you a complete package of solo travel and we bet that you will not miss having a travel partner here. So, if you are planning for a women’s solo trip then Munnar is the best pick for you during Women’s day in India.
How to Reach:
There’s no direct flight to Munnar so you will have to fly to Cochin or Madurai
International Airport and then take hire a car for Munnar. You can also use private or state transport buses plying from Tamil Nadu or Kerala.
Places to Visit:
Tea gardens, Rajamalai National Park, Anamudi Peak, Mattupetty Dam, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thoovanam Falls, Blossom Hydel Park, Echo Point
Traveling is a liberating and life-altering experience. At the same time, it requires a lot of planning and responsibilities as well. So make sure that you plan well your travel and pack all your essentials for a hassle-free stay. At the same time look for some packing hacks and tips for solo travel, this will surely save your time while planning. Last and the most important thing remember to travel with caution and not with fear. So, what are you waiting for? Make this Women’s Day in India the most memorable day with self-drive car rental by Mychoize in any of the above-listed destinations. And don’t forget to let us know your experience.