Best Places to Visit for Solo Travelers in India

India is known for its scenic beauty, various cultures, and varieties of food, different religion, and languages. The best way to explore these beauties and re-discover yourself is to head out for a solo travel in India

Solo travel in India seems like a huge deal but it’s actually not! Nowadays, solo traveling is becoming a trend among the youth, and India is one of the best places for solo travelers. It is a well-known fact that to travel alone in India is a little tough and challenging, but if you are able to adjust to the diversified culture of India such as religion, food, and languages, then you will be surely going to accompany a traveler inside you.

Take a deep breathe because now you are going to read about the best places for solo travelers in India that may take you into your deep imagination. You may also get caught by the symptoms of Wanderlust. There are several places to travel alone in India but these are the 8 best places for solo travelers in India.

#1 Shillong

Clouds over Shillong

Shillong is a place where you can experience the tribal folklore. You will get to learn about the various cultures of North East India and also get to try the delicious food. It’s a hill station where you can experience the utmost beauty of nature. Shillong is perched at a height of 1525 meters on the East Khasi Hills and the mountains, waterfalls, caves, lakes, and museum attracts many of the tourists making it one of the best places for solo travelers in India.

Best time to visit Shillong is from September to May and to enjoy the greenery and waterfalls the most preferred season is the monsoon.

#2 Tawang


Located at a height of 3,048 meters in the North Eastern region of Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is the heartland for several tourists and backpackers. One of the major attractions is the Tawang Monastery which is the largest monastery in India. Solo travelers can enjoy the joy of trekking and camping opportunities. Moreover, you will be enchanted by the beautiful sceneries, snow-covered mountains, streams, and lakes making it one of the places to travel alone in India.

Seal Pass, Gorichen Park, Taktsang Gompa, Nurarang Waterfalls are some of the places which you should not miss when traveling to Tawang. From March to October, it is an ideal time to pay a visit to Tawang.

#3 Jaisalmer


Jaisalmer in Rajasthan is not just a tourist place but it is a dream of many travelers to visit Jaisalmer and experience the land of turbans, moustache, ghoonghat, and camels. The forts, havelis, deserts, and the Jaisalmer Desert Festival which is held in February are the major attractions of Jaisalmer where you can see the real culture aspects of Rajasthan. October to March is the best time to pay a visit to Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

#4 Pondicherry

Auroville, Pondicherry
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Pondicherry located in the southern part of India is truly a mirror of France. Attractive French Colonies, Promenade beach, ancient churches, and temples make it unique from the other tourist places. Auroville in Pondicherry is the best place to practice meditation and yoga in whole India. The rock beach, Pondicherry Museum, and the Aurobindo Ashram are the major attractions of the city and is heartland for solo travelers in India.

#5 Goa


No place other than Goa can be the best place for solo travelers in India. From the bikini babes to exotic drinks, heard of hippies to rave parties, Casinos to trance music and dance, Goa has everything to offer you. When in Goa, it will never let you get bored by its various activities such as surfing, boarding, jet-skiing, parasailing, windsurfing is going to keep you busy all the time.

#6 Munnar


Kerala is one of the best places to explore for the solo travelers and Munnar is one of the places among them. Located at an altitude of 1,700 meters it is a perfect gateway to explore the rich beds of flora and fauna in the Western Ghats. To enjoy the real beauties of Munnar, take the houseboat and enjoy the backwaters of Munnar. Also, Munnar houses several endangered species, and if you are wildlife enthusiast, we bet you will not regret to travel to Munnar.

#7 Ladakh


If you are a solo traveler and want to experience the adventurous bike journey along the steep roads of the North, then Leh-Ladakh is a place for you. Located at an altitude of 3,500 meters, Ladakh is a one-stop destination for solo travelers in India. Tibetian culture and host of ancient monasteries are major attractions of Ladakh.

Moreover, Leh is the place of trekking namely Markha Valley Trek, Tsomoriri Lake Trek, and Layamuru to Darcha Trek. The best time to visit Ladakh is from July to September.

#8 Rishikesh

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Also known as the “Gateway to Garhwal Himalayas”, Rishikesh is located at the foot of the Himalayas in Uttrakhand and is a major pilgrimage spot for Hindus. If you looking for a holiday spot with an opportunity for yoga and meditation, then Rishikesh is the best place which you can choose. More other adventures like bungee jumping, rock climbing, cliff diving make it the best place for solo travelers in India.

So, when you are planning your solo trip to explore the above-mentioned places in India?

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