We all wish to travel solo at least once in our life. To be independent and discover every corner of a city without anyone questioning our decision. Solo travel is empowering and allows one to embark on a trip of self-discovery. Though, for a very long time, India has been viewed as an insecure place particularly for women, and has often stopped them from travelling out alone. That is why, to keep the travel bug in you active, Akbar Travels has prepared a list of the safe places for solo women travellers in India. Take a look!


Sikkim in undoubtedly considered as one of the safe places for solo women travellers in India. Located deep in the Eastern Himalayas, Sikkim is like the ‘abode of God’ itself with untouched environs, enjoyable summers, snowy winters, unbelievable places to visit and rich Buddhist culture. To visit the northern parts of this place, you will need a government permit, but all of the formalities won’t seem bothersome when you discover the paradise that is Sikkim. You can book your flight tickets in advance to avail exciting discounts with us.


Pondicherry is well-known for not only its peaceful atmosphere and scenic beaches but also its French-inspired culture, most distinguished in its Parisian cafes, vibrant houses and names of numerous streets, which are in French! Relaxing on its shorelines, exploring its ashrams, cycling tour and pub hopping are some unbelievable experiences for women travellers in Pondicherry.


A dreamlike hill town in the Western Ghats, Munnar is surely one of the safe places for solo women travellers in India. Tea gardens, shimmering lakes, hiking experiences, pleasant weather and endemic wildlife are only few of the many reasons that makes Munnar a must-visit for anyone and everyone. You can find exciting Kerala holiday packages on our website.


Ladakh is also one of the ideal safe places for solo women travellers in India. Huge snow-covered mountains, dry plains, tranquil valleys, and crystal blue waters of Pangong lake is what makes Ladakh one of the best destinations for divas like you.  Situated in the heart of the Himalayas, Ladakh is truly a heaven on earth. Some famous destinations to explore in Ladakh are, the Deskit Monastery, Nubra Valley, Shanti Stupa, and the not-to-miss the double humped camel rides.


Recognized as the Scotland of India, Coorg is one of the most explored hill stations and the highest producer of coffee in the country. Being home to three wildlife sanctuaries, it has pleasant little hill station lies between the arms of the western ghats 300 km from Bangalore. Some of Coorg’s must-visit places are, Abbi Fall, Nisargadhama, Raja’s Seat, and Tadiandamol peak. A perfect place for nature and coffee fans, Coorg is also ideal for relaxing and revitalizing.


Uttarakhand is considered one of the safe places for solo women travellers in India. Tucked in the tranquil valleys of Uttarakhand, Nainital is the perfect personification of paradise. The Kuamoni locals are helpful and welcoming, which makes the city safe for ladies traveling alone. Some of the activities that you can do in Nainital are horse riding, safaris, camping, and also trekking.

McLeod Ganj

Also recognized as ‘Little Lhasa,’ McLeod Ganj is a suburb of Dharamshala. Owing to the safe atmosphere of the city, it is every nature lover’s dream destination. Every year travellers flock in big numbers to find peace in the beauty of this Dhauladhar range. The best time to visit is between October to June. Some of the city’s major attractions are the Bhagsu waterfall, Dalai Lama temple, and Naddi village.


Enclosed by coniferous oak forest, Auli is one of the loveliest locations in Uttarakhand. The breath-taking view of massive snow-covered mountains accompanied by lakes will surely blow your mind and leave you in amazement. The city’s main attraction is its skiing slopes at 2,500 to 3,000 m as travellers visit Auli for an unbelievable skiing experience. The streets are also enclosed with cute cafes that give you a taste of delicious local food.


This city is straight out of the textbook; it still has the colonial atmosphere and slow life. Many argue that Darjeeling is very touristy and hence not many people prefer visiting but we strongly recommend keeping this on your wish list. Kanchenjunga, the world’s third highest peak is one of the main tourist attractions along with the legendary steam railway line. The people, food, culture and also the colonial world charm makes it perfect for solo women travellers in India. Check out our Darjeeling holiday packages for exciting discounts.

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