Humans are wanderers by nature as they do not like to keep static at a place for a long time. So people travel whenever they have time and opportunity. However, when you travel alone, it becomes an overwhelming experience. But when women travel solo, it teaches them so many things about themselves, which were unknown in the past. Women get to connect with new people at new places, empower them, and make them feel independent.
Solo female travelers’ bookings have increased by over 42% in the last two years, and here’s a list of top ten places that are a must-visit for women if they are traveling solo.
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For solo female travelers, safety comes first, and no other country can be as safe as Iceland. People have complete trust in each other to the extent that the rate of theft is meager. Reykjavik, the capital and the other most significant cities, draws the maximum solo tourists on layovers from the United States that increase the chances of finding a super lovely hostel companion for you.
2. Moab, Utah
Moab is a perfect place to meet new people in coffee shops, cafes while hanging around the campsites or watching sunsets over the Dead Horse. Arches National Park is a must-visit place. Moab is where you would quickly become friends with someone who has the same tastes and preferences.
It is not a highly crowded place, and also the temperature is ideal for outdoor activities like hiking and mountain biking. This is also one of the best-suited destinations for you to plan your solo road trip. All you need to do is pack your luggage, arrange your roof rack accessories for your vehicle, and hit the road for an adventure.
3. Nusa Islands, Indonesia
This place has the bluest water, cleaner beaches, and half the tourists of Bali. It has stunning beaches, picturesque viewpoints, and treehouses where you can stay. Nusa Islands is a fantastic place surrounded by nature to spend a few nights and relax. It’s a much-underrated tourist destination, but it might soon take over the popularity of Bali.
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4. New Zealand
If you are a person who is a thrill-seeker and loves adventures, then New Zealand is the place for you as it is the capital of the adventure travel world. You can hike a volcano in White Island, bungee jump, and ride a jet boat in the South Island. Name any adventure, and you will find it in New Zealand.
It’s a very safe place for solo female travelers to visit. Switzerland does have not only rich scenery but also various kinds of adventures like hiking, rock climbing, skiing, camping, etc. which are available throughout the year. Also, you’ll get the best background for your pictures in Switzerland. The place also has the best wine and chocolates, of course.
It has not only diverse wildlife but also landscapes. You can ride the Ghan Train, hike through Kata Tjuta and Valley of Winds. Melbourne, Sydney, and the Gold Coast are the famous tourist spots, but you should not limit yourself to just this much. Best would be that you rent a car and drive through the entire country.
It is a multicultural country surrounded by mesmerizing landscapes and the friendliest people in the world. A must-visit place would be the Niagara Falls that is located between the US and Canadian borders. Other tourist spots are the Banff National Park, CN Tower, and Butchart Gardens. One of the best times when you must consider visiting Canada during the summers as winters can be too harsh.
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8. Amsterdam, Netherlands
It is the most populated city in the country and is an excellent place for tourists. Amsterdam has artistic canals that run throughout the city, world-famous museums, cozy cafes, and tulip fields. You can also find fantastic architecture and art and ancient monuments that are a must-visit. The weather is pleasant throughout the year, with mild summers and mild winters.
9. Siargao, Philippines
It is an ideal place for a water-loving woman. The atmosphere in the Philippines is very relaxing and has beautiful accommodations for tourists. You can go for a motorbike ride, surf the beaches as this place is a paradise for surfers, take up classes for surfing if you’re an amateur. Since this place has a lot of tourists from across the globe, it becomes effortless to make new friends, and you would have so much fun hanging out with them.
10. Tokyo, Japan
Everything in Tokyo is very systematic, organized, and accessible, be it the public transport or ordering food from a local eatery or shopping in the streets. In cities like Tokyo and Osaka, you can try out the themed cafes, beautiful parks, and unique museums, and you won’t even get to know where you have spent all your time. Japan is the capital of dining alone, and thus you can master the art of solo dining too.
“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, to gain all you give, to roam the roads of the land remote, to travel is to live,” said Hans Christian Anderson. Traveling solo is an experience of a lifetime for women as you can be what you want to be, and no one will judge you. Numerous places in the world would make you not only feel welcomed but also safe. You need to step out of your comfort zone to realize your true potential and get to know what this beautiful world has to offer. A solo trip offers you the right opportunity to do that.