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Class off-beat destinations in India for Women solo travelers

They are safe and pure heaven on earth to explore

The rich land of India is filled with places that are still unexplored and often less visited than commercialized places. Unlike the notions and myths, hospitality is in the blood of Indians. So no matter which state or district a traveler is in, of whichever nationality they will be welcomed with open arms, respect, and safety. And considering the beauty, this rich country holds demands to be explored all alone. For in solo traveling there is peace of mind and focus on serving to the true purpose of traveling. Here are some classic offbeat destinations in India for solo women travelers to explore.

Nainital

A quaint hill station nesting between huge mountains of Uttarakhand, Nainital derives its name from its home river NainiJheel. This jheel (lake) has a religious mythological story attached to it of Goddess Paravati having come here once and cried, hence the jheel erupted. A warm welcoming town, it is perfect for solo female travelers to explore on foot or in a vehicle. Adding the charm is the lush green mountainous beauty surrounding the town that keeps the temperature cool. You can go shopping, and get up and close to the Tibetan community there. Also called the lake city, Nainital is famous for its pristine lakes, Tiffin Top point, GB Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nanda Devi temple, Cable car ride, Boat Ride, and trek to China Peak.

Rishikesh

Another town in Uttarakhand, Rishikesh has over the years gained popularity for being the yoga hub of India. From numerous yoga schools and institutes to water sports to hiking to shopping, Nainital has a lot to offer. In fact, this is the ideal place in North India for river rafting. Must-visit places in Rishikesh are NeelkanthaMahadev Temple, ShriTrayanbakshwar temple, NeerGarh Waterfall, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram, Swarg Ashram, Fox flying, camping, Ganga Arti, and bungee jumping.

Varanasi

A historic town boasts historic, cultural, traditional, and scriptural value in India. Every lane of the town is worth exploring. One gets to see the most modern café colliding with the old dingy houses standing tall against the challenge of time. Go roam at the Ganga ghats, Manikarnikaghat, AssiGhat, and DashwamedhGhat.

Other offbeat places are Pondicherry; Udaipur; Shimla;  Khajuraho; Daringbadi, Odisha; Pushkar, Rajasthan; Orchha, Madhya Pradesh; Tinchuley, West Bengal; Mainpat, Chhattisgarh; Dzukou Valley, Nagaland; Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh; Arambol Beach, Goa; Nubra Valley, Leh; Jibhi, Himachal Pradesh; Majuli, Assam; Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim; and Radhanagar Beach, Andaman And Nicobar Islands.

Nirtika Pandita

A follower of Master Oogway, living by his words of Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the ‘Present’, I am trying to master the art of now. Keeping that in the center I am combining my professional prowess as a writer and nerves of a gastronaut to conquer the Saha world.
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