Juggling between day job and household tasks can become quite taxing for women. To take a break from the rushing office emails, household chores, and everyday routine once in a while is essential to keep the spirits high. And what else could be more revitalizing than going for a vacation?
In a place like India, backpacking is one of the most enriching experiences you can have. From rural villages to little settlements, from opulent temple-towns to the spiritual cities, India is deemed as traveller’s paradise ideal for backpackers. However, safety, means of travel and accommodation are a few things that may bother you while setting out for such a journey. To help you plan accordingly, we have shortlisted a few amazing destinations that are ideal, safe and comfortable for Women Backpackers:
Villages atop mountains, rugged mountains, monasteries, and lakes, all of these behold paradise on Earth in Ladakh. Treat your eyes with the stunning views of snow-capped mountains and a world unlike any other place. Relish some yak cheese and go River rafting in the Zanskar River. Ladakh is an ideal escapade for women backpackers and a place that will certainly put you in touch with your inner self.
The ‘Golden City of India’, Jaisalmer is a land of majestic havelis, fascinating palaces, enormous sand dunes, and beautiful Jain temples. In the midst of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer will bring out the explorer in you. Visit the tranquil Gadsisar Lake, meander through the deserts, or go on a camel safari to explore the dunes, Jaisalmer will surely leave you spellbound with its culture and diverse offerings.
Situated on the banks of the Ganga River, Rishikesh is a place full of Shivaism, culture and is closely associated with the Hindu mythology. Right from the Beatles ashram to intriguing sadhus dressed in orange, everything about this place will let you snap some picture-perfect moments. The adventurists also have an option to go for white water rafting. Rishikesh is a haven for backpackers who wish to explore nature with an amalgam of spirituality.
Free Wi-fi, street performances, and good food are a few things that make Dharamashala one of the most interesting places in Himachal. As a backpacker, you will certainly be spoilt for choice with plenty of food options from street food to fine dining. Go hiking to Turudi, visit the temple at Bhagsunag, walk through the lanes of McLeodganj; Dharamshala is a mystic affair for every backpacker.
While the sporty spirit inside you continues to make you explore, don’t forget to treat yourself at Club Mahindra Resorts. If you have availed the membership by paying the Club Mahindra membership fees, you can choose to stay at any of the desired locations to take a break and relax. Feel rested amidst a wide range of amenities at your disposal simply because of being a privileged Club Mahindra member. While you enjoy the stay here, do take some time to put in Club Mahindra feedback talking about your stay here.