Top Destinations for Women Backpackers Travelling Solo in India

Despite India being one of the most developed countries, it is said that India isn’t that safe for the ladies. It is said that India ranks 133 out of 167 countries. But India surely has some really safe places too. So here are 3 places where a woman can go solo backpacking.


This is one of the most underrated places in the whole of India not a lot of people knew about this place. Located in the state of Karnataka Gokarna is also one of the holiest places for Hindus. It’s also a newly found place for beaches and hippie culture. Gokarna is filled with exhilarating calm views calm beaches. Filled with beautiful palm trees and views this place one of its kind. The place is filled with pristine calm views and is usually filled with foreigners Indians are barely seem here. Top places one can visit in Gokarna-

1) Om Beach

This beach is shaped like the symbol ”Om” and is therefore known as Om Beach. The view of this beach is really exhilarating and beautiful especially during the sunset it’s a view somebody would kill do. Other than that it has a unique black rock formation that attracts tourists.

2) Mahabaleshwara Temple

A classic example of the Dravidian architecture it’s one of the most important temples in India and is built to worship Lord Shiva. It consists of a huge Atmalinga which is visible from anywhere.

3) Paradise Beach

You can’t reach this beach directly you have to either take a boat or trek towards it. This beach is one of the hippie spots and is a really beautiful place. Although this place is 70 percent rocks one can sit here and enjoy the calm and the beauty. During the night one can find various foreigners here who cook and camp and you can do the same with them.

4) Koti Tirtha

This is one of the most beautiful manmade tanks in India. Surrounded by temples at all sides this is is one of the holiest tanks. A lot of ritual bathing and immersion of idols take place here.

Other than that Gokarna has a lot to offer. It’s one of the next upcoming tourist spots in India and is really safe.


Located in the state of Himachal Pradesh Manali is one of the most loved tourist destinations. It is a teenage hotspot. Teenagers love this spot. Manali consists of a jaw-dropping scenic view, snow-clad mountains, meadows, lush greenery, etc. Manali has everything a tourist needs from temples to filled streets from rivers to trekking paths. Other than being a hub for adventure lovers, photographers, environmentalists, food lovers, hippies.

Top spots one can visit here:

1) Rohtang Pass

Located just 50km away from the main town the Rohtang pass is one of the most beautiful places in India. People usually plan a day off here. This pass is located at a height of 3978 meters. Snow clad peaks, beautiful glaciers this place has got what every nature lover needs. As the car is going higher one can see amazing awestruck views.

2) Solang Valley

Located 14km from the city Solang is yet another beautiful spot like Rohtang. One can perform various activities here like paragliding, jeep driving for every age group, horse riding, etc. During winters this valley is covered in snow so it becomes a popular spot for skiing and once the ice melts people zorb in that water. Zorbing without an inch of doubt is one of the best and the most fun activities one can perform. This is indeed one of the most active and lively places in Manali.

3) Nehru Kund

Nehru Kund is basically a water spring that is located on the Manali Leh highway. And it is a really beautiful water spring. This Kund is perfect for a photoshoot it looks really very pretty during subtle weather and is filled with tourists who are probably clicking pictures.

4) Manali Sanctuary

This sanctuary is just located walking distance from the town. Other than just wildlife one can find here beautiful exhilarating views. One can find reptiles, birds, animals and mammals. There are rare animals as well as common animals found here. this sanctuary is just spread across 31.8 km it is beautiful and breathtaking. Other than animals one can find picturesque scenes here too.

Other than that Manali has a lot to offer it’s a beautiful place and a must-visit place for everyone.

C) Kovalam

Located in the state of Kerala. Kovalam is a small town located just 13km away from the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. This town was first a fishing front but later became a famous tourist place. Temples, Beaches, Historic structure, water sports, hippie culture, etc. , etc. Kovalam is also famous for yoga, massages and Ayurveda. Top spots one can visit in Kovalam.

1) Lighthouse Beach

Popular for its huge Lighthouse this beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Kovalam. People usually prefer going to the top of the lighthouse and click pictures and make memorable moments. One can perform water sports like surfing, paragliding, parasailing, etc. And they can play volleyball too.

The tasty, lip-smacking food is easily accessible here.

2) Halcyon Castle

This splendid castle is an example of Travancore style of architecture. This stunning castle also consists of a park and stands uniquely amongst the beaches. One can get a splendid view of beaches, sunsets, sunrises, etc. This was a castle before but later was converted into a hotel and is a really popular one. This hotel can provide world-class services as well as basic ones.

3) Valiyathura Pier

Earlier used for transport and shipment of cargo and used by fishermen to go fishing. This place is a tourist attraction now. People stand here to enjoy the calm seas and look at the sky change colors it’s a very beautiful and aesthetic place. One can find the old rusted machines here too.

4) Ayurvedic Massage

If you visit Kovalam and you miss out on this spa that means you have missed out on the true essence of Kovalam. This Spa is world-renowned and is really popular. The massages here take place with herbal oil and ancient techniques which makes people want more.

Other than these three places there are a lot of places women can go backpacking in India.

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