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Solocation Worthy Destinations in Southern India for Female Travels

If you are a traveler at heart, you do not need the right time and company. You can plan your trip to any place, anytime, and with anyone as enthusiastic as you. And if you have no one to accompany you, just forget everything and start your trip all alone. As a female traveler, you need to be more choosy about your choices of places for safety reasons. However, there are several solo female travel destinations in India that you can take a look at. And if you are choosing South India, you will even come across more numbers of places. Here are some of the safest places in India for solo female travelers.

6 Best places to visit for women traveler in South India

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1. Munnar


Munnar is a hill station in Kerala which is very popular for its lush green tea gardens. It is one of the best travel destinations in south India for solo female travelers who are fond of verdant greenery and pleasant weather. You can explore the tea gardens here and also the Eravikulam National Park to come across several species of flora and fauna. Munnar is known for its scenic beauty which will surely impress you. While you are here, you must indulge in some mouthwatering street food which you can get at pocket-friendly prices.

  • Best time to travel: December to February
  • Things to do: Take tea estate tour at Kolukkumalai, indulge in trekking and even camping at Echo Point, enjoy mountain biking at Suryanelli, get yourself a relaxing therapy at Ayurvedic Spa

2. Hampi


Hampi is one of the best destinations for solo trips for women in India. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is popular for housing several historical monuments and ruins. The place used to be the center of the Vijayanagara empire in the 14th century. If you are a history aficionado, then you must plan your solo trip to Hampi and explore the ruins as much as possible. The oldest shrine here is the Virupaksha temple, while you can also visit the other monuments. If you can visit the place around the first week of  November, you can attend the Vijaya Utsav. And after visiting all the corners of Hampi, make sure you stop by a restaurant to enjoy the sumptuous Kannada food. Hampi is one of the ideal places to go on a solo trip for female near Bangalore.

  • Best time to travel: October to February
  • Things to do: Visit attractions like Vijaya Vittala Temple, Sri Virupaksha Temple, Hanuman Temple, Hemakuta Hill Temple Complex, Sasivekalu Ganesha Temple, Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

3. Varkala


A sleepy beach town in Kerala, Varkala is popular for the red cliffs which are dotted with palm trees. The cliffs as well as the sea, make a contrast and the landscape looks very attractive. You can also go ahead and explore the temples here. And if you wish to witness traditional performances, you can make yourself available at the cultural center. Make sure you try the lip-smacking cuisines at some of the best restaurants in Varkala. It is certainly one of the best tourist spots in south India.

  • Best time to travel: October to March
  • Things to do: Visit Varkala Beach, Janardhana Swami Temple, Kappil Beach, Anjengo Fort and Light House, Varkala Aquarium, Varkala Lighthouse, and attend Yoga Classes

4. Pondicherry


One of the very interesting places to visit for solo female travelers in the country is Pondicherry. The beautiful city is known for its French colony, old churches, and unique cafes that you will find only here. You can spend some awesome time on the beaches all alone, and enjoy your best me-time. If you get enough time, you can also attend meditation sessions at the Aurobindo Ashram. The weather of Pondicherry is good almost all through the year and even gets colder during the nighttime in winters. You must check out the local eateries as well as the French bakeries.

  • Best time to travel: October to March
  • Things to do: Visit Promenade Beach, Ousteri Lake, Serenity Beach, The Lighthouse, Sita Cultural Centre, check out Auroville and several age-old churches

5. Mahabalipuram

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Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram is also a place that female travelers can choose for solo trips. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is popular for its attractive rock-cut temples. You also must visit Dakshina Chitra since you can learn a lot about the folk culture of the Southern states of the country. You can also take a tour of the Madras Crocodile Farm, which is one of the various breeding centers for reptiles. 

  • Best time to travel: October to March
  • Things to do: Visit Shore Temple, Krishna’s Chunk, India Seashell Museum, Arjuna’s Penance, Crocodile Farm, Fishing Safari, enjoy Beach Camping and Surfing

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6. GanpatipuIe


Ganpatipule is yet again a small town is known for its beautiful beaches. The town is popular for housing the Ganesha Temple which is around 400 years old. The idol of Lord Ganesha is the self-created monolith that was discovered around 1600 years ago. This is the perfect destination for peace seekers. So, if you are looking for a solo trip for females near Pune, make sure you choose Ganpatipule.

  • Best time to travel: October to March
  • Things to do: Visit Jaigad Fort, Swayambhu Ganpati Temple, Ganpatipule Beach, Pawas, Velneshwar

To enjoy your trip in the best possible way, you can take a self-drive car rental service from Revv. You can plan your trip whenever you want at your convenience. To find the car of your choice, you can download the Revv app on your smartphone today.

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