10 Indian places for women travellers.

International Women’s day is lurking around and what’s better than to treat yourselves by spending quality time with the girls who have been with you through it all?

Travelling can land you into some serious trouble, lack of safety being the major reason. To ease up this worry of yours, we have listed some of the awesome-and also safe destinations in India you would love visiting. Dame, get your personal diary ready- for now you will have a handful of moments to note down.

1. Udaipur.

Udaipur is well known for its picturesque locations filled with colors of nature. Udaipur is such a charismatic place that it has been nicknamed as the ‘Venice of the East’. A major attraction for tourists, you can always rely on Udaipur to be safe at any part of the day. The people here are said to be warm and friendly too.

Places to visit:

City Palace, Udaipur, Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, Jag Mandir, Sajjan Garh Palace, Jagdish Temple Udaipur, Lake Fatehsagar, Sukhadia circle, Sahelion Ki Bari, Statue of Maharana Pratap of Mewar.

2. Khajuraho.

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Khajuraho is a a bag of wonders! Wondering why? Because Khajuraho is a group of monuments comprising of Hindu and Jain temples in the holy land of ‘Hindustan ka Dil- Madhya Pradesh’. The Khajuraho temples feature a variety of art work, of which 10% is sexual or erotic art outside and inside the temples.

3. Hampi.

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It is located within the ruins of the city of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. Predating the city of Vijayanagara, Hampi continues to be an important religious centre, housing the Virupaksha Temple and several other monuments. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed as the Group of Monuments at Hampi.

Places to visit:

Achyutaraya temple, Badavilinga, Chandramauleshawara Temple, Malyavanta Raghunathaswamy temple, Hazara Rama temple, Hemakuta group of temples, Krishna Temple complex, Vitalla Temple Complex, Underground Shiva Temple.

4. Rishikesh.

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The city of Rishikesh in Uttarakhand promises to pack beauty and legends for you. Rishikesh is nicknamed as the ‘Yoga Capital of the world’. While Yoga is one of the aspects Rishikesh is known for, it is also an opportunity you can grab to try your hand (and body) at adventure sports.

Places to visit:

Ram Jhula bridge, various Hindu and Hanuman Temples.

5. Varanasi.

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Varanasi is one of the most well known cities in Uttar Pradesh. While being known for its authentic and famous ‘Benaras paan’, there’s much more to this city than you would see on television. Known for its notable literature and art made famous by saints like Kabir and Meera, Varanasi is also a curious mix of landmarks which cast a spell on the mind.

Places to visit:

The Aghor Peeth, the Alamgir Mosque, the Ashoka Pillar, the Bharat Kala Bhawan, the Bharat Mata Temple, the Central University for Tibetan Studies, the Durga Temple, the Jantar Mantar, the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, the New Vishwanath Temple on the BHU campus, the Ramnagar Fort, the Riverfront Ghats, the Tulsi Manas Temple.

6. Kaziranga.

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It is quite obvious that the very moment you see the word ‘Kaziranga’, the first thing that shoots up to your mind is the Kaziranga National Park, and its one-horned rhinos. Rightly so, Kaziranga National Park is one of the most famous national parks in India. Located in Assam and known for its rhinos, the Kaziranga Park also offers you an adrenaline-rush with its elephant rides. The Kaziranga Park is marked with its huge array of flora and fauna.

7. Shimla.

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The summers are almost here and you want a respite from the heat waves. What better option than heading to the capital of Himachal Pradesh- Shimla? Filled with the cosmopolitan Shimlaites, the tradition and aura of Shimla is a must-watch!

Places to visit:

The Mall, Christ Church, The Ridge, Jakhu Hill, Jutogh, Shimla State Museum, Summer Hill, Annandale, Taradevi Temple, Sankat Mochan.

8. Mysore.

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While the Mysore pak is something we all love, there are some more things in Mysore that are worth your attention. The Mysore Palace is the second-most visited palace in the country- only next to the Taj Mahal.

Places to visit:

Chamundeshwari Temple, Chamundi Hills, St. Philomena’s Church, Wesley’s Cathedral,  the Regional Museum of Natural History, the Folk Lore Museum, the Railway Museum and the Oriental Research Institute,  the Karanji and Kukkarahalli lakes.

9. Nainital.

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Nainital is a prime destination for all hill station lovers and is nestled in Uttarakhand. Mythology has it that the Naini Lake is one of the 64 Shakti Peeths, or religious sites where parts of the charred body of Parvati fell on earth while being carried by Lord Shiva. The spot where Parvati’s Nain fell, came to be called Nain-tal or lake of the eye.

Places to visit:

Nainital Lake, Naina peak, Tiffin top, St. John in the Wilderness, Gurney House, Pant High Altitude Zoo, Eco Cave Garden, Snow view, Land’s End, Kilbury Bird Sanctuary.

10. Kashmir.

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Kashmir, the paradise on earth, is one place you can’t miss. Cherish this wonderland lined with alluring beauty and dreamy sights. The people here are high  in their spirits. All this bundled up together and you get one amazing and memorable trip.

Places to visit: Pangong Tso, Apharwat Peak, Vaishno Devi Mandir, Drass War Memorial, Khardungla Pass, Shankaracharya Hill, Dal lake, Sonamarg, Pahalgam.

Book your tickets, pack your bags, and leave home right away to not miss these opportunities of seeing paradise through your own eyes.

After we have mentioned these fun places, we assume that you want to plan your trip straight-away! An interesting trip deserves an interesting stay- so think no more and choose a stay with a family on our website.

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