Recently an article published in Trip.com, according to which India is the 4th dangerous city in the whole wide world for solo women travelers. While the fact is partially true, you can’t deny the other fact that India is one exceptionally beautiful destination.
So, ladies keep your fears aside, trust your instinct, follow some basic safety tips, and explore this country like never before!
We have compiled a list of top 6 cities of India which are completely safe for solo women travelers:
- Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Jodhpur is one of the most popular and historical places you can visit in the mighty Rajasthan. People in Jodhpur are very supportive when it comes to helping tourists. The best time to visit Jodhpur is from October to February.
Tip: For better security, respect the locals by respecting their beliefs.
- Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
If you are an adventure junkie you should visit Rishikesh once in your lifetime. Go solo or go with your girl squad, it’s a win-win situation in both cases. You can visit Rishikesh any time throughout the year.
Tip: Avoid any quieter streets in the night.
If you want to experience the charm of France in India, go to Pondicherry. From its churches to its beaches, Pondicherry never disappoints you. Best time to visit Pondicherry is in between October to march.
Tip: Although Puducherry is a safe place, carrying a small pepper spray is always a good idea.
- Ladakh, J&K
Ladakh, a holy grail for solo travelers. It’s a kind of experience none of us would want to miss. The beauty of Ladakh lies in the fact that it offers both adventure and peace at the same time. And don’t worry women! Ladakh is completely safe for solo women travelers. The time has come to break the myth.
Tip: Respect the Buddhist religion by practicing good conduct in the thompa.
- Hampi, Karnataka
If you are a history lover, you’ll love this place. Hampi is like a paradise for solo travelers. Hampi has the power that can change your perspective towards solo traveling. Hampi is also the place where you can meet a different kind of people from different parts of the world.
Tip: Try to dress conservatively in Hampi.
- Munnar, Kerala
Kerala is the safest state in India to visit if you are a solo women traveler. Munnar is an amazing place with breathtaking greenery and beautiful landscapes. People of Munnar are really honest and hard-working, which can also be the reason that people feel safe here.
Tip: Try to travel more in public transport.