11 Best Places to visit in India Solo (2022)

11 Best Places to visit in India Solo (2022)

Sometimes the solution to our problems is travelling solo and spending time with yourself. But the problem is that how do we know which place will be best for us?

This article will tell you the best places to visit in India solo. If you are travelling solo for the first time, you can still visit these places in India.

According to the livemint report, 93% of Indian people wish to spend most of their time travelling in 2022.

Below are the 11 Best Places to visit in India Solo:

  1. Manali
  2. Shimla
  3. Sikkim
  4. Pondicherry
  5. Jaipur, Rajasthan
  6. Rishikesh
  7. Kasol
  8. Kashmir
  9. Kerala
  10. Kasauli
  11. Amritsar

Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manali is a place which is situated in the lap of the Himalayas. It is the best place for first-time solo travellers. It is located in Himachal Pradesh on the bank of river Beas.

Summer is the best time to visit Manali because in this season you can go trekking, paragliding, river rafting and so on. You can also see here in winter for winter sports and adventure.

Best Time to visit

  • To enjoy summer activities, you can visit between – April to August
  • To enjoy winters activities, you can visit between – October to January

What Can You Do Here?

  1. Explore the Tourist sights, Mountains, Rivers, Monasteries, Old Hindu Temples, apple gardens, Old Manali, and much more.
  2. You can do many sports activities like Paragliding, Rafting, Bungee Jumping, etc. You can also go to Rohtang Pass (50 KM from Manali), especially in winter, to do more activities.

How can you reach here?

  • You can take a direct bus or car from Delhi to Manali or take an Aeroplane to reach Manali. The nearest airport from Manali is Bhuntar, Kullu. (Buntar is 49 Km from Manali)
  • If you are a bike rider, you can also take a road trip to explore more places on the path of Manali.

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla is another place that you can visit at least once in a lifetime. It is located in the most beautiful state called Himachal Pradesh. Pine Trees and Snow Peaks surround Shimla.

You can visit Shimla in any weather because the weather in Shimla is neutral. You can also visit here solo, with family or with friends. Any month you can visit Shimla, you never get disappointed.

Best Time to Visit

  • You can visit Shimla between December to January for the best experience.

what can you do here?

  1. You can explore the Jhaku Mandir, Sankat Mochan Mandir, Mall Road, Ridge, Mountains, Trek, etc.
  2. Tara Devi Mandir is 10 Km from Shimla. You can also go to Kufri, which is 15 Km from Shimla. You can go to Kufri Fun Park to do unique activities.

How can you reach here?

  • You can take a flight from Chandigarh or Delhi to Shimla. If you want, you can take the bus, or self-drive to Shimla.
  • You can take a bike tour to explore more places on the path of Shimla.

Sikkim

Sikkim

Sikkim is the best place to visit in India solo. It is one of the fastest-growing states in India. In the east of Sikkim, Bhutan Border is located and in the West of the Sikkim, the Nepal border is located.

Sikkim is known as the land of monasteries. Sikkim is famous for the climate, lakes, hills, waterfalls, etc. In Sikkim, you can explore places like Gangtok, Pelling, Kanchenjunga and Yumthang Valley.

Best Time to Visit

  • In summer you can visit between March to May
  • In winter, you can visit between October to December

Things To do

  1. It would help if you went to Yumthang to see the Valley of flowers. Explore places like Gangtok for a Helicopter ride, and you should also go to Changu Lake for a Yak ride.
  2. You can also do Trekking, Camping, Hand Gliding, etc. You can also explore Sikkim culture.

How can you reach here?

  • You can go to Sikkim by plane from Delhi, Banglore, Chennai, Guwahati, etc. Bagdogra Airport is the only airport in Sikkim. You can land here.
  • A bus is another option to go to Sikkim, but you have to change many buses along the route of Sikkim.
  • A train is also an option, but you can also change many trains to reach Sikkim.

Puducherry (Pondicherry)

Puducherry (Pondicherry)

Puducherry is one of the most wonderful places in Tamil Nadu. Puducherry is rich in beautiful beaches and the best sunsets. In Puducherry, you feel so relaxed, so if you are tired in your daily routine and find a relaxing place, then Puducherry is best for you.

In Puducherry, you can do many activities like Scuba Diving, Swimming, Surfing, Rafting, and much more water activities. It is a safe place for tourists but, you should avoid travelling at night in the cities of Puducherry.

Best Time to Visit

  • November to January is an excellent time to visit Puducherry.

Things to do

  1. Explore places like Auroville, Outseri Lake, Pondicherry Botanical garden, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, etc. It would be good if you went to Chunnambar Backwater for Boating.
  2. Sri Aurobindo Ashram is famous for Spiritual you should go here for mental peace and relaxation.

How to reach?

  • You can directly reach Pondicherry by flight which takes off from Chennai. The train is the best way to reach Pondicherry. You can take a train from New Delhi, Banglore, Mumbai, Kolkata, etc.
  • A bus is another way to get to Pondicherry on a minimum budget and to explore unseen places on the path of Puducherry.

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Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur is known as the “Pink City” of India. It is the capital of Rajasthan. It is one of the best places for all travel lovers. It is famous for its culture and tradition.

Jaipur is mainly known for Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar, etc. Lovely hills surround with with forts and pinkish color streets which look very good.

Best Time to visit

  • October to January is the best month to visit Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Things to do

  1. Explore Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Birla Temple, Alber Hall Museum, and Nahargarh Fort. You should also try Jaipur food and shop in the Jaipur market which, vibes beautifully.
  2. You can also go to old museums and talk with locals about Jaipur. You can also do Elephant rides in Amer Fort, Camel rides, Hiking, and much more.

How to reach?

  • You can easily reach Jaipur within 5-6 hours from Delhi. You can take a flight to Jaipur, Rajasthan from New Delhi, Mumbai, Banglore, Chennai, etc.
  • The Bus service is also available to Jaipur you can take a direct bus from Delhi, Chandigarh, etc. Jaipur Junction Railway Station is the only railway station in Jaipur.

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Rishikesh is also known as the “yoga capital of the world”. It is famous for mediation, yoga, and spirituality. Lord Shiva is mainly worshipped by people here.

Rishikesh is commonly known for Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, and Gangotri. It is the best place for adventure lovers because you can do many sports adventures here like Climbing, Hiking, and Trekking.

Best time to visit

  • February to May is an excellent time to visit Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.

Things to do

  1. You can explore many places like Lakshman Jhula and Vashishtha Cave, and you should go to Ganga Arti in the evening.
  2. You can do many activities like Bungee Jumping, Rock Climbing, River Rafting, Trekking, and much more.

How to Reach?

  • The nearest Railway Station from Rishikesh is Haridwar (25Km from Rishikesh). You can reach Haridwar by some significant cities’ railway stations like Delhi, Banglore, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Lucknow, and some more.
  • You can also take a flight the nearest airport from Rishikesh is Jolly Grant Aiport which is 35 Km from Rishikesh. You can also prefer bus services.

Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

Kasol is a beautiful valley known as “Parvati Valley”. It is situated in Himachal Pradesh and covered with rivers, high hills, etc. The people of Kasol are very kind-hearted and helpful.

It is situated in the Kullu District. You can explore many things like Treks, Mountains, and Rivers here, and you can also do various kinds of activities here like swimming, trekking, hot spring baths, etc.

Best time to Visit

  • March to July is a great time to visit Kasol, Himachal Pradesh.

Things to do in kasol

  1. You can explore places like Mankiaran Sahib, Tosh Village, Tirthan Valley, Manikaran Hot Springs, and Nature Park Kasol.
  2. If you love to do trekking, you can go to the Kheer Ganga Trek, around 22 Km from Kasol. You can also go to Malana village which, in 22 Km from Kasol.

How Can you reach here?

  • There is no railway station in Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, but around 145 Km Joginder Nagar railway station is a railway station. You can take a local bus from the railway station and reach Kasol.
  • Like the Railway station, there is no airport in Kasol, but you can take a flight to Kullu and then take a bus or cab from the Kullu airport to reach Kasol.
  • If you love paths more than destinations, you can also come to Kasol on your Bike or Car. This is a great and cheapest way to reach Kasol. You can explore many places on the path of Kasol.

Kashmir, Heaven on Earth

Kashmir

Kashmir is one of the best attractive places on earth, or you can say “Heaven on Earth”. Most people think that Kashmir is a dangerous place to visit, but that is not true.

Kashmir is a very well known place for tourists. The people of Kashmir help you a lot at any time and situation. It is surrounded by green mountains, lakes, temples, and Mughal gardens.

best time to visit

  • February to July is the best time to visit in summer here.
  • November to January is an excellent time for snowfall lovers.

Things to do

  1. You can do Trekking, Gandola ride, Skiing, Golfing, Meditation, and much more in Kashmir. You can also explore the market of Kashmir and shop for things like Pashmina Shawls, Carpets, Spices, etc.
  2. You can explore places like Dal Lake, Amarnath Cave, Nubra Valley, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, and Gardens in Kashmir.

How can you reach here?

  • You can take a flight from cities like New Delhi, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Kolkata, Shimla, Chennai, etc., to Srinagar Airport, 15 Km from Kashmir.
  • No railway station exists in Kashmir the nearest railway station to Kashmir is Jammu Tawi Railway Station which is around 330 Km from Kashmir.
  • You can also take a bus to Kashmir from major cities like Chandigarh, Delhi, Mumbai, Banglore, etc.

Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Kerala is a small state in Tamil Nadu, India but famous for its unforgettable experiences. It is also famous for its Ayurvedic treatments, greenery, houseboats, tea plantation, etc.

Kerala is mainly covered with water that’s why most of the people in Kerala only eat seafood, and the majority of the people of Kerala are non-vegetarians. If you are a vegetarian, you can struggle a little bit in Kerala.

best time to visit

  • October to February is a beautiful time to visit Kerala.

Things to do

  1. You can visit and explore places like Munnar, Alleppey, Wayanad, Thekkady, and the capital of Kerala, Thriuvanthampura.
  2. You can explore the village, traditional culture, and festivals of Kerala. A chocolate factory is also in Kerala. You can explore that one also and taste the actual chocolate.
  3. Tea farming is one of the most famous things in Kerala, which people do. It would be best if you explored it once in a lifetime.

How to Reach Kerala?

  • There are many airports in Kerala, so that you can reach them very easily via flight from cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Banglore, etc.
  • Like airports, there are also many railway stations in Kerala, so that you can reach Kerala by train.
  • Bus transport is also available to Kerala, but you can change many buses to get to Kerala, so it’s your call.

Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

Kasauli is a beautiful and peaceful hill town. It is situated in Himachal Pradesh. It is one of the best places for backpackers, family, friends, and first-time solo travellers.

Kasauli is covered with big pine trees, beautiful cafes, and peace. You can find many trekking places, wooden markets, beautiful sunsets, and a wildlife sanctuary here.

Best time to visit

  • The rainy season March to June, is the best time to visit.

Things to do in Kasauli

  1. You can go for nature walks, trekking, camping, bonfire, and etc. You can explore places like lovers point, monkey point, church, Mall road, Gilbert Trail, etc.
  2. Kasauli is also famous for its apples, berries, and many kinds of fruits you can also taste of them.

How to reach Kasauli?

  • Kasauli is very easy to reach; you can easily get here via bus or car from almost every city. Kasauli is only 70 Km from Chandigarh.
  • You can not directly go to Kasauli via plane, but you can land at Chandigarh airport; you can take a local bus or local cab from the airport and reach Kasauli.

Amritsar, Punjab

Amritsar, Punjab

Amritsar is well known as the golden city of Punjab because of the Golden Temple. It is famous for Golden Temple; in other words, it is called Harmandir Sahib Gurudwara.

You can explore many places in Amritsar like Wagha Border, Jalliawala Bagh, Gobindgarh Fort, Museum, Akal Takht, etc. People also came especially to Golden Temple for mental peace.

Best time to visit

  • October to March is an excellent time to visit Amritsar, Punjab.

Things to do in Amritsar

  1. You can visit Jalliawala Bagh, Wagha Border, Golden Temple, Lal Devi Temple, Ram Tirath, etc. You can stay free of cost in Golden Temple and, you get free food all the time here.
  2. If you have enough time, you can also explore local markets like Hall Bazaar, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, and Central Sikh Museum.

How can you reach Amritsar?

  • There is no direct flight to Amritsar, but you can land at Sri Guru Ram Das Jee airport, around 11 Km from Amritsar city centre.
  • You can reach direct Amritsar by Bus or Car from almost every city in India.
  • The train is another good option to reach Amritsar the railway station is around 2 Km from Amritsar so you can also choose the train.

Conclusion on 11 best solo travel destinations in India

So, that’s it. These are the list of Best Places to visit in India Solo. I told you the best place for first-time travellers or solo travellers. In this article, the places I told you are very safe and budget-friendly.

If you have less money but still want to travel, you can choose any place from the list I have told you in this blog post. I tried my best to explain to you the places. I hope this article of mine helped you.

But still, if you have any doubt or confusion about these places, you can ask me by commenting in the comment section. I will try to reply to all the comments.

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FAQ…

Q.1 Where can a girl go for a solo trip in India?

1. Sikkim
2. Kasauli
3. Puducherry
4. Kerala
5. Manali

q.2 How much does a solo trip cost?

If you are a budget traveller, you can almost spend 1000 to 2000 rupees per day in India, but it depends on person to person. Try to stay in hostels and eat at local restaurants to save money and explore more things.

q.3 How can I start a solo trip in India?

1. Try to connect with locals.
2. Eat in local Dhaba’s.
3. Avoid travel at night.
4. Explore unseen places.
5. Pack your bag only with essential things.
6. Stay in hostels or camps.
7. Try exploring the place by local public transport like buses.

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