Solo travelling started trending in India as well. Travelling with friends or family is easier, but it makes you stuck in your comfort zone. To explore the new dimensions of travelling, going solo is the only way out. To match the passion of solo travelling among the Delhites, here we listed best 7 destination to travel when you are short with a travel companion.
Travelling solo is the most adventurous thing to do. You don’t have any companion to help you decide things, to share the food with you and to do the crazy things while travelling.
Talking with strangers is a lot resourceful while travelling solo. Just a small talk to everyone you meet will help you on number of travel skills and hacks-
- Understand the place and culture.
- You will end up making few friends.
- You will be more open to ask questions and experience the wanderlust.
- Get the cheap transport and accommodation(sometimes free).
- Get to know the less known and yet amazing places to travel.
Know where to next, when it is just you.
It represents today a distinct pattern of art and temple architecture of its own reminding one of the rich and creative period it witnessed during Chandella rule. They are the largest group of Hindu and Jain temples in the world, although only about 25 of them remain today.
Among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Temples of Khajuraho showcase the finest art of medieval India. The sculptures depict the traditional lifestyle of women in the medieval age, with those beautiful architecture, intricate carvings and, the erotic sculptures.
You would leave no second chance to witness such fine art and turning yourself rich to Indian culture.
PS: One visit is never enough
A small town in Rajasthan and a winter destination. Right in the middle of the desert, Khimsar has that slice of royalty and at the edge of the Thar. The town has dignify glorious history that made it home of many forts that are turned into heritage hotels. Travelling solo at these heritage hotels will give you feel of that historical royal flavour.
It does have those desert sand dune bashing and tent accommodation in the outskirt villages of Khimsar.
On your long stay here, Osian is a small place situated around 27 km off Khimsar and known for its sixteen ruined Jain and Hindu temples. These temples date back to the 8th and 11th centuries. The most important temples are the Sachiya Mata Temple and the Jain Temples.
4. Pushkar - The town of festivals
On the desert fringe lies a tiny tranquil town called Pushkar, along the bank of the picturesque Pushkar Lake. One of the holiest and oldest cities of India, is a destination of peace. The temples, lake and camel safari is the delight to solo travellers, it is a perfect pick for long stay destination.
Held each November at the time of the Kartik Purnima full moon, Pushkar Camel Fair is one of India’s most highly-rated travel experiences, a spectacle on an epic scale, attracting more than 11,000 camels, horses and cattle and visited by over 400,000 people over a period of around fourteen days.
Needs no introduction, the land of Taj Mahal. Though Taj Mahal is the top attraction of the city, still it has preserved a lot of its culture. The city has inherited marvellous architecture from the Mughal era.
Agra, the city of Taj, has a great deal to learn, enjoy and relax. The food here has its own taste and filled with flavours. This sets perfect ingredients for solo travellers, for a weekend stay at Agra.
Impeccable in all senses, Varanasi is not a city, it is a breathtaking experience. I know it must have conjured up an image of an unbridled crowd that is mostly seen thronging the Ganga Ghats and the oddly dressed Sadhus smoking up grass but trust me there is much more to Varanasi! It is the best backpacking destination for solo travellers.
This ancient city in the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh is a paradise of aesthetic beauty largely due to the winding Narmada River flowing through its locales. Rich in history, varied in geography, and increasingly growing modern, Jabalpur, the city of rocks, is now also emerging as a popular travel destination.
The waterfalls, river and ancient temples open it the place to explore. Bhedaghat is an major tourist attraction 25 kms from here, famous for the Chausath Yogini Temple and the Dhuandhar Waterfalls.
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