Travel is often cumbersome when you have to rally all your forces to convince your friends or your family for a much-needed trip. Our woes are at an end. Now you can indulge in a range of vacations from backpacking to luxurious retreats with a band of like-minded strangers. We bring to you a list to choose from.
Wovoyage is a women-friendly travel company. If you afraid of travelling alone, Wovoyage can help you explore the diversity of the Indian continent. Women-friendly accommodation and transport help contribute towards women empowerment, making travel for women easier and better. It is unique in offering One-day tours and Weekend tours to the most exciting places. Not adventures enough for you? Try the Trekking tours for an amazing journey through the valleys of Kasol, Rishikesh and Mcleodganj, amongst others.
Website: https://www.wovoyage.com/ Contact: +91 9911194194 Packages Starting at: INR 4500 Regions Covered: Golden Triangle, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, South India and more
If you want to travel alone, away from family and friends, and want to meet more lone wolfs like you — Jugni is what you are looking for. Make friends with the people in your group, but still enjoy the luxury of travelling alone. Jugni organizes short tours ranging from 4 to 9 days. Tour packages include a wide category of trips, whether you are a party animal or a quite nature lover. Travel across India as well as many international destinations, in all almost all mediums of transport — thus making the most of the trip.
Website: https://www.jugni.co.in/ Contact: +91 9811454591 Packages Starting at: INR 14600 Regions Covered: Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sri-Lanka, Leh-Ladakh, Vietnam and more
3. Wandering Jane
This agency organises tours and travels specifically for women. They organise solo as well as group trips to destinations within and without India. They offer trips designed not only over a route but also over thematic activities. The most popular of trips include Goa, Meghalaya, Kerala, Himachal, Ladakh, Bali and Singapore. The Fitness Retreat that it offers is one of its most unique itineraries. These trips sometimes feature celebrity experts to add more refinement to your holiday experience.
24 x7 support throughout the trip
Handpicked and verified local destination experts
Secure and safe stays in all locations
Socialization with like-minded travellers
Website: https://wanderingjane.com/ Contact: +91 9986565263 (also available on WhatsApp) Packages Starting at: INR 25000 Regions Covered: Singapore, Goa, Bali, Kerala, Meghalaya and more
4. Wow Club - Women on Wanderlust
Founded by Sumitra Senapaty, a women’s travel expert encourages and facilitates women’s travel across destinations in India and abroad. The trips are mostly organised under seven themes: active, adventure and wildlife, cultural heritage, leisure, smooth sailing, wellness and some signature itineraries. The itineraries are carefully curated for the season. Some of the classic ones include:
A hands-on snorkelling class in the Maldives.
Enjoying the Sufi Festival in Jodhpur.
A meal with a family in Vietnam.
Wine tasting in Bordeaux, France.
Camping under the stars in Ladakh.
A hike to the Tiger's Nest, Bhutan.
Dancing the Tango in Argentina.
The trips range from anything between 27000 to 2,14,000(INR).
Website: https://www.wowclub.com/ Email:[email protected] Contact: +91-11-46151901 (Delhi) +91-80-26651135 (Bengaluru) Packages Starting at: INR 25000 Regions Covered: Kurseong, Sikkim, Kashmir, Bhutan and more
5. Abercrombie & Kent India
This multinational chain has established its roots in multiple countries providing complete itineraries for over 36 countries. Their itineraries range from action-packed safaris to lazy beeches and breathtaking summits. Its thematics have a more earthy vibe to it. The offers and discounts are also very well-tailored to match the occasion whether it is a honeymoon or a nature retreat. The guides are known to be particularly well versed and primed to the standards of luxury that Abercrombie & Kent are known for.
Website: https://www.akdmc.com Contact: 011 4600 1601 Regions Covered: Many destinations around the world
6. The Backpacker Co
This caters to a rather large variety of groups. From curated backpacking trips across continents to solo trips and all women’s itineraries. These are curated for a more rustic experience with groups. Even more so in its solo itineraries. The upcoming trips include that of the northern lights to Finland, Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague, Israel, Japan, Turkey, Russia and many more throughout the year. Its founders, Yogi and Suchana, created the itineraries out of their personal experiences where they hunted down the most unusual routes and things to do if you were to choose a destination from amongst their assortment.
Planned by backpackers
Like-minded travel groups
Travel like a local
Free pre/post-trip guidance
Website: https://thebackpackerco.com Email:[email protected] Contact: +91 9820027737 +91 9820027421 +91 9820017310 Regions Covered: Europe, Japan, and more
7. India Untravelled
There are not many groups that offer truly rural retreats. It takes you through its itinerary to “untravel”, in other words, it seeks to undo some preconceived notions about travelling in general and of course the places itself. This group operates only within India. The destinations it covers to “untravel” are Delhi, Spiti Valley, Rajasthan, Kerala, Darjeeling, Sikkim and Kumaon. The accommodation options include homestays and farm stays. These regions do not see the influx of the usual tourist destinations, hence enduring a more candid and open interaction with the locals.
Website: https://www.indiauntravelled.com Email:[email protected] Regions Covered: Kumaon, Sikkim, Goa, Spiti, and more
8. Broken Compass
The Broken Compass offers a range of rather offbeat destinations with a few of the usual nature retreats. Some of its previous trips include a maze through South Bombay, Kaaz, Peb, Tikona, Chopta Valley, Gorakgad and Barsey- Rhododendron. These are the typical treks and hikes ventures that take you to the places that you have heard of but never taken seriously before.
Website: https://www.brokencompass.in Email:[email protected] Contact: +91 7506071812 Regions Covered: Himalayas, Lakshadweep, Kerala, Bhutan, Sri-Lanka and more
9. F5 escapes
This is another group that offers both mixed and all-women trips. This group is the perfect choice for a budget holiday with zero compromises on the things to do and facilities offered. The combinations offered in terms of locations and the itineraries are truly remarkable. Hampi, Agumbe, Saleshpur, Andaman Islands, Meghalaya, Kinnaur, Bushar and Sangla make up some of its most remote choices in destinations.
Website: https://www.f5escapes.com/ Email:[email protected] Contact: +91 8047091759 Packages Starting at: INR 600 Regions Covered: Madhugiri, Kinnaur, Sikkim, Spiti and more
These groups seek to make your travel the best experience possible. They ensure safety and a level thrill of the unknown. Travelling in groups also gives you the chance to mingle with new people and make a few memories that last long.