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Top 6 Places for Solo Travel in North India

Written By: Prashant

Travelling alone to the length and breath of the country is itself an experince to relish. Travelling alone is one of the best way to bring out your inner self. Travelling solo exempts you from various obstacles, usually those that arise when you are travelling with your family and friends.

Travelling solo in this part of the country is tough and challenging due to culture diversities and people. The northern part of India houses many tourist attractions ideal for solo travellers. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags now and head to any one of the heavenly abodes listed below which are preferable for solo travelling.

 Manali

Manali

Manali, a beautiful and serene hill station is known for towering peaks peeking behind lush green mountains and has always been regarded as one of the popular hill stations in India for backpackers. The mighty hill station tucked in the Himalayan terrain is an ideal retreat for solo travellers looking for a getaway away from the bustling city life.The hill station offers spectacular views of the Kullu Valley. For adventure travellers, an high adrenaline river rafting in Beas River, paragliding in Solang Valley and skiing at the slopes of Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley during winters would be just perfect.

Photo Courtesy: Parthiv Haldipur

Sangla

Sangla

Sangla is one of the off the beaten track villages where tranquility is preserved within forested slopes and high mountains. A solo traveller if seeking for a peaceful break far away from the more tourist frequented spots, Sangla would be the ideal travel destination.

Photo Courtesy: Beverly

Gulmarg

Gulmarg

Gulmarg, which is located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is not only an ideal place to head for solo travellers but draws many backpackers from across the globe. Some of the activities like camping, hiking and golfing can be enjoyed by travellers travelling to this part of the world.

Photo Courtesy: Colin Tsoi

Rishikesh

Rishikesh

Rishikesh is located on the foothills of the Himalayan region and is famous for white water river rafting in the Ganges. This beautiful place is an ideal hub for backpackers and travellers can enjoy yoga and meditation in a calm and serene environment. Other adventure activities for solo travellers include cliff diving, bungee jumping and rock climbing.

Photo Courtesy: FIRAT SOLA

Pushkar

Pushkar

The city of Pushkar is regarded as one of the most sacred cities of India. The city is home to more than 400 temples and numerous ghats. Enjoy the rustic landscape alone and be a part of the famous Pushkar Camel fair, a annual five day livestock and camel fair and is considered as one of the largest camel fair of India.

Photo Courtesy: alenka_getman

Agra

Agra

Agra has been and still a popular destination of India and lakhs of travellers from across the globe vist this place which is home to one of the wonders of the world, or the epitome of loved called as The Taj Mahal. Other historical monuments located close to Taj Mahal are the Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb, Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar's Tomb, Jama Masjid, Moti Masjid and Sikandra Fort.

Photo Courtesy: Claudio Accheri

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