At times, many people consider India as an unsafe place to travel solo. However, that is not entirely true. Surprisingly, at Travelxploria, one of the well-known travel agency in Kolkata, we have suddenly seen a surge in women and men going for solo trips.

Recently, we are seeing positive signs of how more and more women are traveling to distant parts of India to explore and travel. No longer are women restricted to their homes.

So, if you suddenly want to go for an adventure, it is time you packed your luggage and traveled to these interesting places. Don’t wait, set that bold spirit free! These places are simply amazing for solo trips irrespective of your gender!

Nainital –

Nainital is the crown jewel of Uttarakhand. Located at the foothills of the Kumaon ranges in the Himalayas, this quaint and charming hill station is the perfect spot for you if you’re planning to go solo. The most popular attraction of this place is the Naini lake after which this beautiful town is named. Nainital overflows with elegant colonial structures that lend Nainital an old-world charm.

Some of the fun activities you can do here are – go boating on the Naini lake, visit the Eco Cave Gardens, worship at the Naina Devi Temple, shop at the Tibetian Market and Mall Road. Some of the other top tourist spots are:

  • Snow View Point
  • Tiffin Top
  • Neem Karoli Baba Ashram
  • Himalayan View Point
  • Pangot
  • Governor’s House
  • High Altitude Zoo
  • Nainital Ropeway

If you’re in Nainital, you must gorge on the local delicacies as follows:
Ras – a wonderful concoction of several types of dal
Bhatt Ki Churkani – a traditional recipe made of Black beans
Aloo Ke Gutke (a spicy potato preparation)
Gulgula (a sweet dish)

Pondicherry –

This French colony is truly after a person’s heart! If you love beaches, sumptuous food, and a lot of cheap shopping, Pondy is the place for you. A highly interesting tourist destination, Pondicherry is a beautiful blend of French heritage with Indian culture.

Some of the wonderful tourist attractions and fun activities of Pondicherry are:

  • Paradise Beach
  • Aurobindo Ashram
  • A multitude of cafes that is a delight for food lovers
  • Auroville – also called the “City of Dawn” this tranquil place is where you should head to if you’re looking for some peace and soul-searching
  • Scuba Diving
  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • Pondicherry Lighthouse
  • Sri Manakula Vinayagar Temple

Some of the must-try delicacies in Pondicherry are:

  • Mutton Pepper Fry
  • Crab Masala Fry on Rangapillai Road
  • Khowsuey on Mission Street
  • Dosa at Annapoorna
  • Minced Beef Patties

Varkala –

If you’re thinking of spending some alone time with yourself to go soul-searching, Varkala located in Kerala is a wonderful place to go to. This laid-back, chill beach town is not as touristy as the other beach towns of India. So, if you hate crowds, Varkala is the spot to hit for.

You must spend your time relaxing and sun-bathing, enjoy some quiet solitary time while boating at the picturesque Kappil Lake, sightsee the several religious spots there. If you love indulging in adrenaline-pumping water sports, Varkala is sure to get your heart thumping!

Some of the wonderful tourist attractions and spots are –

  • Anjengo Fort
  • Sivagiri Mutt Ashram
  • Ponnumthuruthu – famous for its 100 years old Shiv and Parvati temple amidst thick coconut groves
  • Janardhanaswamy Temple – dedicated to the Lord Vishnu
  • Vishnu Temple – an old temple dated back to 2000 years
  • Kaduvayil Juma Masjid
  • Varkala Lighthouse
  • Kappil Lake

Some of the must-try delicacies to try out in Varkala are the dosas, Thai cuisine. Try out Cafe del Mar and try out their Avocado Salad.

If you want to travel solo and are hesitant to take the plunge, do not fret! You have the best and the safe way to book your travel is through Travelxploria. Our endeavor is to provide you the best tour package for a value money deal. The attempt is to ensure that every individual can plan, process and execute a trip easily with the help of Travelxploria.

By Travelxploria | January 9, 2020 |

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