5 Places Suitable for a Female Solo Traveller

5 places suitable for solo female traveller

When you hear solo travelling, you end up finding excuses and experience dilemma regarding safety. . Especially if you are a woman. Ironically, every time a woman travels solo, she feels more empowered and connected to her grounds and roots. She realizes that her fear can be overcome because a lot of the places are left untraveled with the fear of something going terribly wrong.

What suggestion do we have for someone who wants to go and see solo? For the ones who have no idea of what to do, and also to those who’ve been doing this. It can be a friendly reminder, or it can be a suggestion.

Places to visit for female solo traveler

You could opt for going on hikes and treks. Because one thing that we can tell us about them is that when you are hiking, you think of reaching tranquillity. There is no race. There is no competition that makes you want to work smart. And there definitely is no work to do than to be present at the moment. And this is one of the reasons why people go for hikes. The difficulty level might be different but there is no competition waiting to be fulfilled in the shortest amount of time. In fact, the journey becomes about taking the time to reach the destination that you want to reach anyways. And that is such a beautiful thing in this world of busyness and chaos.

So here we are, bringing you places in Nepal, where you can go solo and explore the place, thus thyself as well.

1. Nagarkot Hike

This hike’s beauty is in its morning sunrise, and it only takes a day out of your time.

It is also very safe because watching the sunrise from Nagarkot is an experience that people have always wanted to have. From atop Nagarkot, you can also see the peaks of the beautiful Dhaulagiri to Everest to Kanchenjunga, and also peaks from ranges of Langtang Himalayan range in the north. After the Nagarkot morning sunrise, you can walk around and get lost in nature, because Nagarkot is a beautiful destination for those who love nature.

2. Mardi Himal Trek

It is a very safe trek for women who want to travel solo. And it is worth the effort too.

The journey of 7-8 days gets, you get to witness the beautiful rhododendron forest on the way. And most importantly, you see the shining glory of the main portion of the trek, the Mardi Himal. And because this trek lies on the base of Mardi Himal and Machhapuchre, you will not only see these two mountain ranges but Annapurna South and Hiuchuli as well. We have to add that this trek is easier than Annapurna trek, yet it doesn’t compromise on the beauty behind and through this trek.

3. Kakani to Bhanjyang Hike

This one day hike will definitely be up your alley as this journey is in the warm embrace of serene nature.

There is the sight of water and flora for you on the journey, so you will see streams and trees on the way. And because Kakani is famous for its strawberries, we definitely suggest you try it on your way and re-energize yourself on the way. On the way, you will also get to see the view of Ganesh Himal and Langtang range. There is also a dense forest on the way, and seeing the beauty of the Himalayan ranges from there is a sight worth mentioning.

4. Poonhill Trek

Because Poonhill trek is the most famous trek, around Pokhara, you wouldn’t have to be worried about your safety. It has a lot of trekkers so you don’t have to worry.

and when you meet the local inhabitants of Magars there, you will feel it in your heart why the warmth of people stays in the heart. Then you reach the top of the hill that is Poonhill, and your eyes will be gifted by the beautiful sight of Mount Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Macchapuchre, Nilgiri, Hiuchuli, South Annapurna and so forth. The pine and rhododendron forests to the Deurali will leave you awe-struck as well.

And the thing about this trek and why it is loved by those who take the experience is that, throughout this journey, there is so much to see and absorb in your heart, from the view of mountains to the waterfall, streams and forest on your way back, that various elements of the Earth end up teaching us about strength and perseverance.

Poonhill trek

5. Ghandruk village trek

This enticing village trek, as per the name is more than just a trek to Ghandruk. It is an experience to the bag because, you live in homestays and are directly in touch with the Gurungs, the local inhabitants of the area. And when you live with people and are directly in touch with them, the hospitality of the people will take up space in your heart.

Other than this, on the main trek, you will get to see the enriching culture of the place, as you go through the museum there. You might also meet some Gurkhas on the way who will be a reminder of what patriotism in Nepal looks like. And of course, you will be seeing the prominent peaks of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchre peaks.

More than anything that stays in your heart in this journey is, one of the most helpful people who will go out of their way to make sure you are doing well, and how they will blend you into the culture of our country.

Yet this is just a snippet of what Nepal has to offer. And we can assure you that Nepal can offer a lot more than this. If it is a yes from you, we have a list of places to go to that will fill your soul with joy.

If you’d like to explore the majestic side of Nepal and also discover thyself in the process, you can contact NBM Travel and we can create together a travelling experience which empowers your soul because ladies, it is time to break the glass ceiling and go on that solo travel trip if you want to.

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Nepal, a country known for its natural beauty, rich culture and colorful festivals. It never fails to disappoint and amaze people coming from different backgrounds. One of such cities of Nepal is Bhaktapur which is one of the three royal cities in the Kathmandu Valley. Here are top things to do in Bhaktapur.

Bhaktapur is considered as a cultural gem because of its fascinating history and religious sites. The city is also known as Bhadgaon or Khwopa that was founded in the 12th century by King Ananda Malla. It was one of the capital city of the Greater Malla Kingdom until 15th century.

The “City of Culture” is located about 20 km east of the Kathmandu- filled with monuments mostly terra-cotta with carved wood columns, palaces, and temples with detailed carvings, gilded roofs and open courtyards. Listed in one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city is renowned for their quality woodwork and wood craftsmen.

Getting a chance to experience traditional lifestyle of the ancient Bhaktapur is best done on foot. Four things that you should not miss when visiting this place are:

A tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Bhaktapur Durbar Square- a collection of pagoda and shikhar- style temples, grouped around a fifty- five window palace of brick and wood is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the valley which highlights the ancient arts of Nepal. The major attraction of Bhaktapur Durbar Square are: 55 window palace, Golden Gate, Lion’s Gate, Mini- Pashupatinath Temple, Vatsala Temple, Nyatapola Temple, Bhairavnath Temple.

Take a pottery workshop at Dattatreya Square

enowned for its pottery work, the place has the facility of teaching pottery at Dattatreya Square which is Potter’s Square. It gives you an opportunity to indulge in the traditional lifestyle of people of Bhaktapur where you’ll see potters at work, sun drying their pots in the open air. So, if you’re interested in throwing clay, you’ll find workshop studios where you can learn how to make traditional pottery.

Witness Bisket Jatra

Bisket Jatra is one of the most popular Jatra celebrated every Nepali New year, where thousands of visitors involved in erecting lingo (pole), pulling chariots of deities, and worshipping them. The highlights of this festival are the tug of war between the eastern and western sides of town which then is moved down in a steep road leading to a river, Jibro Chhedne (Making Hole in Tongue) and Sindoor Jatra.

Must have dessert- “Juju Dhau”

The sweetened custard-like yogurt which is the specialty of Bhaktapur is a dessert you must try during your visit. Juju Dhau meaning “King of Curd” in the Newari language is delicious, thick, smooth and creamy yogurt- a dish perfect to end your day tour of the city.

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