Top Unique Places in India to Visit in October 2021

The pandemic has been harsh and cruel for all of us. The subsequent lockdowns pushed us inside our homes for too long. As we are all getting vaccinated slowly, it is time to maintain safety and enjoy. 

If you are looking for some fantastic destinations to set on a tour with your friends or family in October, your search ends here. We have sourced the best destinations to visit in October 2021, considering the safe and wondrous destinations. Enjoy your travels!

Goa: The Party Capital Of India

A small yet exciting state is a go-to place every month of the year. You can find something or the other to do here all around the year. Goa is simply amazing. From scintillating sunsets to tall palm trees on the beach, everything about Goa is simple yet elegant. You can explore churches and beaches; this pocket-friendly destination will never disappoint you. The authentic cuisine of Goa is genuinely impressive and lip-smacking. The party capital of India is a place to enjoy every milestone; the weather in October is warm and pleasant. 

Places To Visit In Goa: Colva Beach, Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Baga Beach, Panjim

Things To Do In Goa: Scuba Diving At Grande Island, visiting the flea markets, Parasailing, Enjoy sunsets, Spot Fishing

Goa solo female traveler

If you do not want to visit Goa yet wish to explore a hippy place, head to Varkala. The beaches in this quaint place are beautiful and calm. The unique landscape and scenery will make you fall in love with the surroundings. The high rocky cliffs are uniquely lined along the coastline, which makes for a grand view. If you really wish to escape your mundane life, you know where to go!

Places To Visit In Varkala : Sivagiri Mutt, Varkala Beach, Anjengo Fort, Edava Beach, Thiruvambadi Beach

Things To Do In Varkala: Visit Lighthouse, Beach hopping, Climb Varkala Cliff, Temple Visit 

Edava Beach varkala karela

Nainital: Land of Nine Lakes

The nine lakes of Nainital come alive after the monsoon season. October is the perfect time to visit Nainital. The mountains are all set to welcome winter, and they are warm, welcoming to the tourists. The clear sky and the calm lakes are a heavenly sight to behold. You can enjoy cable rides, boating with the mesmerizing view of the valley. 

Places To Visit In Nainital: Snow View, Naukuchiatal, Eco Cave Garden, Tiffin Top, Naini Lake

Things To Do In Nainital: Shopping, Boating, Cafes, Cable Ropeway, Stroll on Mall Road

A Splendid Beach Town: Ganapatipule

PLaces which are not much heard of turn out to be splendid wonders of nature, don’t they? A divine Ganesha Temple stands tall amidst the white sandy beaches of this beautiful beach town. This beautiful, serene place is a perfect getaway for those looking for a relaxing vacation. You can explore a lot at this place, go hiking on the cliffs, visit the lighthouses, etc. It is a safe place, perfect for an all-girls trip or even a solo trip. 

Places To Visit: Prachin Konkan, Ganapatipule Beach, Ganpatipule Temple, Malgund Beach, Jaigad Lighthouse

Things To Do: Temple Visit, Visit Beach, Water sports

Nalanda: The Education Hub of the Past

Nalanda may not seem to be a typical tourist place to you. Still, you will be surprised to find the beauty of this beautiful city in the little blast of history it holds. Nalanda was the first University to be set up in the world and is a heritage site. The town is about 89 km away from Patna, the capital city of Bihar. The place is filled with glorious past and historical architecture. If historical trivia excites you, consider Nalanda as your destination in October. 

Places To Visit In Nalanda: Jal Mandir, Venu Van, Son Bhandar Caves, Saptaparni Cave

Things To Do: Check out the Archaeological Museum, Have lunch at Cafeteria Nalanda, Visit Nalanda Ruins

Munnar: For Lush Greenery

Looking for respite from the concrete cities? Munnar is a perfect place to go for a green getaway. October is the ideal time to go out for outdoor activities in Munnar. After the monsoon, the greenery is at its peak, and tea plantations are thriving. Munnar is perfect for a girl’s trip or even a honeymoon. 

Places To Visit In Munnar: Anamudi, Mattupetty Dam, Eravikulam National Park, Pothamedu View Point

Things To Do In Munnar: Trekking, Mountain biking, Camping, Climbing, Rappelling, Tea Estate Museum

Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Maldives of India

There is a lot to explore in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. October is the perfect time to go to this island for those who do not like to travel to crowded places. Andaman & Nicobar offers a plethora of water sports opportunities. You can plan an all-girls trip or even an adventurous honeymoon with your partner. 

Places To Visit In Andaman: Elephant Beach, Radhanagar Beach, Port Blair, Havelock Island, Neil Island

Things To Do In Andaman: Water Sports, Day trip to Baratang Island, Island hopping, Sunbathing

Ooty: Queen of Scenic Beauty

Heard of ‘Queen of the Nilgiris’? Ooty is a beautiful place to head with your girl gang. The lush green city is known for its beauty all throughout the nation. The picturesque landscape makes this place Instagram-worthy. Looking for a breather from the heat of the great Indian plains? Try Ooty for a change of air. 

Places To Visit In Ooty: Rose Garden, Avalanche Lake, Botanical GardenOoty Lake, Emerald Lake, 

Things To Do In Ooty: Boating, Trekking, Camping, sightseeing

Jim Corbett National Park

The National Park is known far and wide for being the natural house of the endangered Bengal Tigers. This naturally beautiful Park exhibits the true example of supporting nature side by side with the sustenance of humans. The National OPark Safari in October is even more impressive. You can add Bhimtal, Nainital to your bucket list if you have some extra time on hand. 

Places To Visit: Sitabani Wildlife Reserve, Girija Devi Temple, Dhangarhi Museum, Corbett Falls

Things To Do: Jeep Safari, Rafting, Elephant safari, fishing, River crossing, Camping

Shillong: The Dreamy Destination

Looking for a relaxing trip? Shillong in the northeast is a captivating city. The splendors of natural beauty will blow you away. The town is laid back, and you can enjoy every bit of city life slowly and casually. The city is neither too cold nor too hot in October, making this time perfect for a visit. You can indulge in various activities with the friends you bring here. The best part about Shillong is that it is a pleasant and welcoming place. 

Places To Visit In Shillong: Ward’s Lake, Umiam Lake, NohKaLikai FallsDon Bosco, Shillong View Point, Museum, Lady Hydari Park

Things To Do In Shillong: Boating, Shopping, Lake tours, Water sports, Museum tours, Trekking

Lakshadweep: Retreat

Wishing for everything you seek to be served in a single destination?

Lakshadweep is the answer to all your trip searches this time of the year. It offers quite a respite from the daily humdrum of a busy life. Located off the shores of Karnataka, it is hard to spot the islands on the map. The Union Territory offers pleasant weather, water sports, and endless white-sand beaches. The sunset and sunrise here are magical. 

Places To Visit In Lakshadweep: Kadmat island, Minicoy island, Kalpeni, Kavaratti

Things To Do At Lakshadweep: Water sports, Island hopping, Sunbathing, Beach sports, Enjoying sunset and sunrise

Kodaikanal: A Splendid Hill Town

A hill station nestled in the valley and peaks of Tamil Nadu is Kodaikanal. The lush green hill station is covered with forests, calming landscape, and soothing attractions that make it hard for you to leave the place. Enjoy the tasty Kodai meal when you visit the site with your friends. 

Places To Visit In Kodaikanal: Trekking, Bryant Park, Silver Cascade Falls, Coaker’s Walk, Kodai lake

Things To Do In Kodaikanal: Trekking, Boating, Enjoying Kodai food, Hiking, touring the waterfalls

Majuli Island: Explore Life In Countryside

Majuli island is celebrated among avid travelers but is not such a famous tourist spot. The island visit is a good bucket list for anyone visiting the northeast. We hope you will explore this beautiful island, situated in the Brahmaputra river. The river island of Majuli is the largest in the world and has gained popularity after 2016. This beautiful gem is known for the local taste, rustic environment, wooden boats, etc. You should visit the quaint village with your friends for an experience of a lifetime. 

Places To Visit: Molai Forest Reserve, Dakhinpat Satra, Uttar Kamalabari Satra

Things To Do: Bird watching, Nature photography, Biking through the village, Being a part of Ras Mahotsav

Keibul Lamjao National Park

Often we miss out on the gems while seeking a respite. We tend to visit places with much euphoric madness. The Keibul Lamjao National Park is the exclusive floating sanctuary in the world. The National Park is a true soother, with the vivid natural appeal; it is the home to the Sangai Deer. The beauty of the Park is heightened after the rains of September. The aquatic life is at its best during this time of the year. This magical place is situated in Manipur. 

Places To Visit: Wildlife watching, Loktak lake, Langthabal

Things To Do: Nature photography, Boating across the Loktak lake

We hope you will travel to these fantastic places in October 2021 with your girlfriends. The sites are safe for all girl’s trips and solo female travelers. Live your life to the fullest with unique experiences in life. Memories are for life!

At DW, we are planning new trips for all the women interested in setting on all-female travel. Let us make every trip count.