10 best places for SOLO travel in India

Here are the 10 Indian destinations that you can visit alone to spend some quiet time with yourself.

Udaipur, Rajasthan

Top places to visit: Lake Pichola, City Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jagmandir, Jagdish Temple, Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, Ambrai Ghat, Badi Talab, & Vintage and Classic Car Museum

  • Best Time: Oct-Mar

  • Ideal Duration: 2-3 days

  • Nearest Airport: Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur

  • Nearest Railway Station: Udaipur Railway Station

Udaipur is a tourist destination and is famous for its culture, history, scenic locations & the Rajput-era palaces. This beautiful city is also known as “City of Lakes” because of its advanced lake system. Old City, Udaipur is famous among the tourist for shopping materials like antiques, handicrafts, wooden items bed-sheets, different types of fabrics, etc.

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Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Top places to visit: River Rafting, Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Triveni Ghat, Ganga Aarti, Cliff Jumping, Tera Manzil Temple, Lakshman Temple, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple & Bhootnath Temple

  • Best Time: Sep-Jun

  • Ideal Duration: 2-3 days

  • Nearest Airport: Dehradun

  • Nearest Railway Station: Rishikesh Railway Station

Rishikesh is a pilgrimage town and considered one of the holiest places to Hindus. Rishikesh has known as an abode of sages and it is also famous for yoga world-wide. This city is also called as the “Gateway to the Garhawl Himalayas”. Rishikesh has also the confluence of River Ganges and Chandrabhaga. River Rafting in River Ganges is one of the most popular things to do in Rishikesh.

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PANAJI, GOA

Top places to visit: Calangute Beach, Baga Beach, Basilica of Bom Jesus & Water Sports

  • Best Time: Nov-Feb

  • Ideal Duration: 3-5 days

  • Nearest Airport: Goa International Airport

  • Nearest Railway Station: Karmali Railway Station

Goa, the party capital of India. Goa is for anyone who wishes to take a break from their stress life and relax by the beach. From bachelors, youngsters, spinsters, honeymooners to working adults – everyone gets their share of fun at Goa. The top things to do in Goa are Explore Beaches in Goa, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Water Sports in Goa, Fort Aguada, Cruise in Goa etc.  

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Hampi, Karnataka

Top places to visit: Virupaksha Temple, Vithala Temple & Lotus Palace

  • Best Time: Oct-Mar

  • Ideal Duration: 2-4 days

  • Nearest Airport: Bangalore

  • Nearest Railway Station: Hospet

Hampi is an ancient village in the Indian state of Karnataka. Hampi a World Heritage site, is famous for its ruins belonging to the erstwhile medieval Hindu kingdom of Vijaynagar. Stone Artefacts, Lambani Crafts, Leather Crafts, Banana Fiber Crafts, Musical Instruments, etc are things you must buy from Hampi.

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Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

Top places to visit: Parvati River, Kheerganga Trek & Manikaran Gurudwara

  • Best Time: Oct-Mar

  • Ideal Duration: 3-4 days

  • Nearest Airport: Kullu Manali Airport

  • Nearest Railway Station: Joginder Nagar Railway Station

Kasol is located among the lush green pines of the Parvati Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This lovely village is surrounded by alpine and coniferous forests. Kasol is famous for its exclusive and interesting culture, Continental and Israeli food, crystal-clear mountain streams and the beautiful sylvan hills. Kasol is most commonly called as mini Israel of India.

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Gokarna, Karnataka

Top places to visit: Om Beach, Mahabaleshwara Temple & Paradise Beach

  • Best Time: Oct-Mar

  • Ideal Duration: 2-3 days

  • Nearest Airport: Dabolim Airport, Goa

  • Nearest Railway Station: Ankola Railway Station

Gokarna is a favourite among travellers who seek a peaceful vacation. Gokarna is a Hindu pilgrimage town in Karnataka and a hub for beach lovers and hippies. Top attractions in Gokarna are Om Beach, Mahabaleshwar Temple, Maha Ganapati Temple, Kudle Beach, Paradise Beach etc.

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Puducherry

Top places to visit: Paradise Beach, Aurobindo Ashram & Auroville.

  • Best Time: Oct-Mar

  • Ideal Duration: 2-3 days

  • Nearest Airport: Chennai Airport

  • Nearest Railway Station: Puducherry Railway Station

Explore the beautiful beaches in Puducherry. Experience the French culture & architecture, scenic beauty, and delicious French cuisine. The top attractions to visit in Pondicherry are Paradise Beach, Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Seaside Promenade, Rock Beach, The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus etc.

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Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Top places to visit: Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat & Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple  

  • Best Time: Oct-Mar

  • Ideal Duration: 2-3 days

  • Nearest Airport: Varanasi Airport

  • Nearest Railway Station: Varanasi Railway Station

Varanasi is a spiritual city that openly reveals its rituals along the Ganges River. The city has 88 Ghats leading to River Ganges. Most of the Ghats here are built after 1700 AD and a lot of Indian people take bath in the holy river. It is said that Lord Shiva came in the dream of Rani Ahilya Bai Holkar of Indore and she built this current temple in 1777.

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Jaipur, Rajasthan

Top places to visit: Amer Fort, City Palace & Hawa Mahal

  • Best Time: Nov-Mar

  • Ideal Duration: 2-3 days

  • Nearest Airport: Jaipur Airport

  • Nearest Railway Station: Jaipur Railway Station

Jaipur City is popular by the name Pink City and is the largest city in the Rajasthan state. It is also believed to be one of the initially planned cities of India.
Explore the fascinating history of the century-old city to tasting the famous Daal Bati Churma, Jaipur is a must-visit for history lovers, shoppers, and foodies. Top places to visit in Jaipur are Amer Fort, City Palace, Jaipur, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar Jaipur, Nahargarh Fort, etc.

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Pushkar, Rajasthan

Top places to visit: Pushkar Lake, Varaha Temple & Pushkar Mela

  • Best Time: Oct-Mar

  • Ideal Duration: 1-2 days

  • Nearest Airport: Jaipur Airport

  • Nearest Railway Station: Pushkar Railway Station

Pushkar is a town bordering the Thar Desert, in the North-Eastern Indian state of Rajasthan. Pushkar is situated on the shore of Pushkar Lake, which has many Ghats where pilgrims bathe. Pushkar is also famous for its Pushkar Camel Fair featuring a trading fete of camels, cattle and horses. Some of the most common and famous items that you can buy from Pushkar are leather goods, garments, rose products, handicraft items, silver articles etc.

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KANYAKUMARI TO KHARDUNG LA ROAD TRIP

Breakaway from your stressful routine. If you are dreaming of setting out to hit the open road, look no further. This is our pick of the best road trips in India and India is one of the best road trip destinations in the world.

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