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Top 10 Safe Places to Visit in India

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India has a wide range of incredible places to explore. From the Himayalas to the deserts, this blog will reveal the safest places to visit in India.



The state of Goa is known for spectacular beaches and vibrant nightlife. There are also places of cultural interest and scenic spots for treks.

What To See

CIties and Towns: Panaji, Calangute, Vagator

Beaches: Palolem Beach, Baga Beach, Calangute Beach

Nature and Wildlife: Mollem National Park, Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary

Cultural Sites: Fontainhas, Old Goa

Religious Sites: Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, Mangeshi Temple

Historical Sites: Chapora Fort, Fort Aguada, Reis Magos Fort

Suggested Activities: Ayurvedic therapies, meditation, walking tours, water sports, trekking


Where To Stay

Luxury Accommodations: DoubleTree by Hilton, Storii Moira Riviera, Holiday Inn Resort  

Budget Accommodations: Satva Cottages, Green House Stay, Ocean View Cottage


Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh

Be enchanted by the mesmerising Himalayan landscapes of Himachal Pradesh. From outdoor adventures to luxurious getaways, this state is an incredible place for mountain lovers.


What To See

CIties and Towns: Shimla, Dharamsala, Dalhousie

Nature and Wildlife: Great Himalayan National Park, Spiti Valley, Beas River

Cultural Sites: Rakcham, Zanskar Valley

Religious Sites: Shri Chamunda Devi Mandir, Naina Devi Temple, Bajreshwari Mata Temple, Dalai Lama Complex

Historical Sites: Masroor Rock Cut Temples, Kangra Fort, Naggar Castle

Suggested Activities: Trekking, Paragliding at Bir Billing


Where To Stay

Luxury Accommodations: Hotel McLeod Ganj, Taj Theog Resort & Spa, Wildflower Hall  

Budget Accommodations: MM Homes Shimla, The Hillbilly’s Lodge, Celebrations Homestay





Sikkim is a spectacular place for nature lovers, with mesmerising mountain views and lush forests. Complete with spectacular resorts, organic food and a wide variety of activities, Sikkim is a spectacular holiday destination.


What To See

CIties and Towns: Gangtok, Pelling, Namchi, Lachung

Nature and Wildlife: Kangchendzonga National Park, Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary

Cultural Sites: Zero Point, Sherathang War Memorial

Religious Sites: Pemayangtse Gompa, Rumtek Monastery, Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple, Hanuman Tok

Historical Sites: Rabdentse Ruins, Kabi Lungchok

Suggested Activities: Trekking, Bungee Jumping, Paragliding


Where To Stay

Luxury Accommodations: The Elgin Mount Pandim, Ramada by Wyndham, Taj Guras Kutir Resort  

Budget Accommodations: FabHotel Prime Denzong Shiron, Hotel Ronak, Bungkhim Homestay




Recently gaining popularity as a holiday destination, Odisha has something for every kind of traveller. From stunning natural beauty, ancient temples and rich history, Odisha is a place full of adventures. Read more about Odisha’s spectacular hill stations.


What To See

CIties and Towns: Bhubaneshwar, Puri, Balasore, Sambalpur

Beaches: Puri Beach, Konarak Beach, Chandrabhaga Beach

Nature and Wildlife: Bhitarkanika National Park, Simlipal National Park, Lake Chilika

Cultural Sites: Raghurajpur Artist Village, Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts

Religious Sites: Konark Sun Temple, Shree Jagannath Temple, Lingaraja Temple, Dhauligiri Shanti Stupa, Daringbadi

Historical Sites: Udayagiri Caves, Khandagiri Caves, Chausathi Jogini Temple

Suggested Activities: Jungle safaris, trekking, birdwatching


Where To Stay

Luxury Accommodations: The Crown Bhubaneswar, Mayfair Palm Beach Resort, Swosti Chilika Resort  

Budget Accommodations: FabHotel Prime Denzong Shiron, Hotel Tonak , Bungkhim Homestay




The coastal state of Kerala is filled with incredible activities and experiences. Explore lush forests in a houseboat, get a traditional massage, and relax on tranquil beaches.

What To See

Cities and Towns: Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Munnar, Alleppey, Kozhikode

Beaches: Varkala Beach, Kovalam Beach, Marari Beach

Nature and Wildlife: Periyar Tiger Reserve, Silent Valley National Park

Cultural Sites: Kerala Kathakali Centre, Kerala Folklore Museum, Kumbalangi Tourist Village

Religious Sites: Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Guruvayur Temple, Paradesi Synagogue

Historical Sites: Edakkal Caves, Bekal Fort, Jew Town

Suggested Activities: Traditional ayurvedic wellness and beauty therapies, trekking, jungle safaris, walking tours.


Where To Stay

Luxury Accommodations: Taj Kumarakom Resort and Spa, Le Meridien Kochi, Greenwoods Resort  

Budget Accommodations: Mundromocktail Tourist Home, De Banyan Fort Homestay, Kshetra Boutique Retreat Varkala


West Bengal

West Bengal


West Bengal has a bit of everything, from spectacular mountains, lush forests, serene beaches and a vibrant culture. Find yourself immersed in a world of unique sights, sounds and cultures.

What To See

Cities and Towns: Kolkata, Murshidabad, Shantiniketan, Darjeeling

Beaches: Mandarmani, Henry Island

Nature And Wildlife: Sundarbans Tiger Reserve, Jaldapara National Park, Buxa Tiger Reserve

Cultural Sites: Shantiniketan, Purulia, Chandannagar

Religious Sites: Dakshineshwar Temple, Tarakeshwar, Bishnupur, Tarapith, Mayapur

Historical Sites: Esplanade area, Alipore Jail Museum, Hazarduari Palace, Jorasanko Thakur Bari

Suggested Activities: Walking tours, cultural experiences (music, dance), jungle safaris, trekking and adventure sports


Where To Stay

Luxury Accommodations: ITC Royal Bengal, Oberoi Grand, The LaLiT Great Eastern, Mayfair Darjeeling

Budget Accommodations: Pine Vista Inn Lava, White Orchid Homestay Mirik, Garden Guest House


Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu

Daman and Diu

Explore these unique areas around the Arabian Sea with natural, cultural, historical and spiritual wonders as far as the eye can see. From spectacular beaches to scenic forts, these coastal areas will captivate you with their beauty.

What To See

Cities and Towns: Daman, Diu Town, Silvassa

Beaches: Jampore Beach, Devka Beach, Nagoa Beach, Ghogola Beach

Nature and Wildlife: Dadra and Nagar Haveli Wildlife Sanctuary

Cultural Sites: Mirasol Lake Garden, Nani Daman

Religious Sites: Church of St. Paul, St. Thomas Church, St. James Church, Gangeshwar Temple

Historical Sites: INS Khukri Memorial, Moti Daman Fort, Fortim-do-Mar

Suggested Activities: Dolphin watching tours, Walking tours, jungle safari


Where To Stay

Luxury Accommodations: Silver Waves Resort, Oberoi Grand, The LaLiT Great Eastern, Mayfair Darjeeling

Budget Accommodations: Pine Vista Inn Lava, White Orchid Homestay Mirik, Garden Guest House




Breathtaking landscapes, majestic wildlife, unique cultures, incredible history – Gujarat has it all! Explore this incredible part of India, where every day brings new experiences.

What To See

Cities and Towns: Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot

Beaches: Jampore Beach, Devka Beach, Nagoa Beach, Ghogola Beach

Nature and Wildlife: Gir National Park, Velavadar National Park, Jambughoda Wildlife Sanctuary

Cultural Sites: Statue of Unity, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial

Religious Sites: Somnath Temple, Shree Mahakali Mataji Temple, Swaminarayan Mandir

Historical Sites: Laxmi Vilas Palace, Dholavira, Dwarkadhish Temple

Suggested Activities: Cultural tours, Walking tours, jungle safari, birdwatching


Where To Stay

Luxury Accommodations: Courtyard by Marriott Ahmedabad, The Leela Gandhinagar, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham

Budget Accommodations: FabHotel Max Inn, Sky Comfort Beach Hotel, Hotel Kanha Inn




Spectacular waterfalls, breathtaking views and mesmerising caves – Meghalaya is India’s greenest state, with over 95% of the state being forests. Nature lovers and adrenaline junkies will find endless opportunities for exploration and entertainment.

What To See

Cities and Towns: Shillong, Sohra, Mawlynnong, Dawki

Adventure Spots: Umiam Lake, Dawki River, Garden of Caves

Nature and Wildlife: Balphakram National Park, Nokrek Biosphere Reserve, Siju Wildlife Sanctuary

Cultural Sites: Shillong Police Bazar, Living Root Bridges, Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures

Religious Sites: Nartiang Durga Mandir, Cathedral of Mary, The Grand Madina Masjid

Historical Sites: Nartiang Monoliths, Khasi monoliths, Wadagokgre ruins

Suggested Activities: Boating, camping, trekking, jungle safari, birdwatching


Where To Stay

Luxury Accommodations: Courtyard by Marriott Shillong, Vivanta Meghalaya Shillong, La Exorete Hotel

Budget Accommodations: The Dawki View Guest House, Cassiopeia Guest House, Odyssey Stays Mawlynnong


Tamil Nadu

 Tamil Nadu

Explore vibrant cities, ancient temples, stunning beaches and breathtaking sceneries in the gem of South India, Tamil Nadu. From spiritual sojourns to adrenaline pumping adventures, everything is possible in this spectacular state.

What To See

Cities and Towns: Chennai, Madurai, Pondicherry, Kodaikanal, Kanyakumari

Beaches: Marina Beach, Besant Nagar Beach, Kanyakumari Beach

Nature and Wildlife: Aanamalai Tiger Reserve, Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Guindy National Park

Cultural Sites: Chennai Rail Museum, Government Museum, Cholamandal Artists’ Village

Religious Sites: Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Thiruvallikeni Parthasarathy Temple, Padmanabha Swaamy Temple

Historical Sites: Jambukeswarar Temple, Mahabalipuram, Padmanabhapuram Palace

Suggested Activities: Walking tours, jungle safari, birdwatching


Where To Stay

Luxury Accommodations: Heritage Madurai, Visalam Chettinad Palace, InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort

Budget Accommodations: Star MSR Residency, Le Shiv Executive Suites, Hotel Deepam


Advice For Solo Women Travellers

India is a country with diverse cultures and customs. We advise dressing conservatively not to avoid stares (as people will stare at foreigners anyway), but to avoid bites from mosquitos and other insects. Avoid camping outside of designated camping areas. It is highly advisable to hire a registered guide wherever you go, as they will help you avoid common tourist traps.



Is India safe for travel?

Millions of tourists travel to India every year without problems. India is very safe for travellers.

Which place in India has the lowest crime?

The city of Kolkata has been found to be the safest city in India from 2021 to 2023.

Which is the safest state for women in India?

Goa has the lowest levels of crimes against women of any state in India.