Hidden gems of South India-Best Places to Travel Solo!

Best Places to Travel Solo in India


Yercaud is a small, but mesmerizing hill station situated on the high altitude range of Shevaroy hills of Eastern Ghats. Centred around breath-taking sceneries, it’s placed at an altitude of 1500 metres from sea level. Surrounded hill area is also famous for citrus fruits like orange and that adds more beauty though. Moreover, it is rich in abundant production of coffee, spice plantation and other fruits like bananas, pears, jackfruit and strawberry. The best thing about this hill station is- it’s not much crowded. Situated at such height, it serves as a placid medium for hearts through its appeasing presence and fogy appearance. Maybe that’s why it is also called as King of Eastern Ghats in general. If you are seeking peace as part of best solo trips, then nothing could be a better option than this! 


Hogenakkal is a part of a rural area, a small village turned into a touristic spot due to its famous waterfall. It is situated on Kaveri river of Dharmapuri district of Tamilnadu state. From a long time, this place has been secluded but then exposed as people started getting to know about it. It’s called Niagra of South India, the way it cascades down. In local areas, it is also called as Marikottayam. This kind of Carbonatite rocks is considered to be the oldest of South Asia and one of the oldest and rarest of the entire world. The destination is so beautiful that you will end up thinking about its comely presence from unseen coracles floating on the water, or natural streams making its way. It’s definitely one of the best places to travel solo in South India. 

Best Places to Travel Solo in India


Mannavanur is a tiny village situated in the deep of end of Palani hills, in Dindigul district of Tamilnadu state. People generally go to Kodaikanal and end up having a rush and trafficked life of that hill-station, but what they don’t know is the places which are amazingly beautiful compared to that hill-station itself. Mannavanur is one of them. Surrounded by verdant undulating hills, this village is perfectly tucked in a natural enigma. Once you get there, you end up thinking about what you are just witnessing as it got a pristine form of nature with sheer serenity around that can melt your heart easily. If this is not one of the best trips for solo travel, then what could be? 


Kolukkumalai is a small hamlet nestled at the top of the mountain, which is famous for its unaffected beauty. It treasures the world’s highest tea-plantations that have been well preserved since British time. Now you can imagine a place, where all rugged mountainous slopes are studded with beautiful green tea-estates, making veins of the place visible in the form of tiny alleys. This place is located in South India, which is generally famous for its serene beaches, and cultural grandeur. Having an altitude of 8000 ft above the sea level, this place is situated at Kerala and Tamilnadu’s border. The famous holiday destination-Munnar is very close to this place. I never have seen such beautiful landscapes from the peak. I mean so fresh, so green, so symmetrical, and so comely. Due to all tea-gardens placed like a green earth-sheet over the land, you could literally witness a distant view of Munnar valley. It’s surely a pure delight to traveller’s heart as undoubtedly it’s one of the best places to travel solo in India even. 

Best Places to Travel Solo in India


It is a small village situated at the edge of Upper Palani hills of Kodaikanal range, which is situated in Dindigul district of Tamilnadu state. It’s placed at the altitude of 2100 m, from where you can witness dancing of clouds exactly in front of eyes like they are around you. This area is one of the top biodiversity-rich areas of the country, where nature exists with its real wings. Be it dancing of clouds, be it blossoming of flowers, be it mesmerizing views of mountains, or be it silent alleys between tall eucalyptus trees, nothing could compete Vattakanal as it’s undoubtedly best. That’s it has become a heaven for chilling as a growing holiday destination, where you don’t need any reason to be tempted by its surreal beauty.

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