Solo female travel has always been a big concern and its a unique opportunity to know about yourself better in different surroundings. But as per current stats, solo female travelers are increasing day by day. Solo female travel defines a modern era of travel.
There are still some better places for you out there where you can completely be yourself and feel safe without anyone around from your past to influence you.
Ya, sometimes this thought might be scary but nothing can be achieved by just dreaming all the time and waiting for someone to knock on your door and take you out. Solo female travel should not be a question but a desire to get fulfilled.
Why Solo Travel?
I have come across many solo female travelers and the energy, the spirit they carry with them is just commendable.
Their way of thinking towards everything is so different that whenever you meet them, you filled with positive vibes which makes you more excited about traveling and trying things that we are trying to avoid.
It’s always possible to feel delighted and inspired everywhere you go and some places stand out as a great option for women traveling alone, so below are the top 10 solo travel destinations which you can consider whether for business-oriented women, sociability, spirituality, and safety.
Here are the Top 10 solo female travel destinations
1. El Chalten, Argentina
El Chalten is a village within Los Glaciares national park in Santa Cruze provenance. It means “Smoky Mountains” because that is the impression it gives when the cloud is columned by the wind at its top. You generally need 3-4 days to cover this beautiful place and the average price per room per night(3-star Hotel) is Rs 2,581 ($35) prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
There is no cell coverage outside El Chalten, but there are many tourists on all the most famous hikes, tracks of hikes are visible, there are no dangerous areas, and of course, it’s all safety also for solo hikers.
2. Annapurna Circuit, Nepal
The Annapurna Circuit is a trek within the mountain ranges of central Nepal. This trek is intitled as once of the best and the most difficult treks among all the treks out there. Dare yourself and experience the ravishing beauty of this place once in a lifetime.
It cost Rs 1400-1500($20) for a trekking permit to the Annapurna Conservation Area, known as ACAP permit, and doing the Annapurna Circuit with a trekking company will thus normally cost around USD 800-1000, pending the final trekking company you choose to go with.
3. Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
Arugam Bay is situated on the east coast of Sri Lanka and one of the top 10 surfing spots in the world. It’s a treat for surfers, wildlife viewers, and water sports lovers.
The village of Arugam Bay is 5kms of Pottsville and on the edge of Yala East National Park. One can experience the elegant village culture of Sri Lanka with the best seafood around. The best time for surf is between May and November when the predominant wind is offshore at least the first half of a day.
4. Montana, USA
Montana state is situated in the northwest of United States. It is famous for its Glacier national park and Yellowstone park. The state is also full of great hot springs, spas, restaurants, and lodges.
That is why the winter experience in Montana is unlike anywhere else in the world.No other winter experience in the US is quite like Montana’s. You will find many backpackers all around the year from different parts of the world.
5. Reykjavik, Iceland
Iceland is a land of fire and ice with only 3,00,000 people, Iceland has a very quiet and peaceful atmosphere and it gives you a feel as you don’t wanna come back from there. Iceland is one of the safer destinations for solo female travelers and especially travelers taking the solo trip for the very first time.
The best time to visit Iceland is in the summer months – July and August – Iceland’s warmest. Whenever you pay a visit here don’t forget to witness famous Blue Lagoon geothermic spa, The northern lights or the golden circle where you will see spouting geysers, waterfalls, rift valleys and many more
6. Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo The city of the future, the name itself is so classy that every time we talk or think about japan only one thing comes in our mind – let’s go! The best time to visit is in spring cherry blossom, “Hanami” in the month of March and April. Bring your blanket, some food and fine one of the spot in any of the garden nearby you
Ya, there is somewhat a language barrier you may find but you can rent a local WiFi/4G pocket hotspot and download the google translate app if you are struggling to communicate or read any sign.
One tip for solo travelers is to avoid busy crowded metro trains.
7. Coffee Bay, South Africa
Coffee Bay is a small beach town on the wildest coast of South Africa. It is mainly popular for solo backpackers as this place is not so common in everybody’s bucket list. That’s why it’s pocket friendly too and you can find cheaper hostels too at a fraction of a good price.
For some quality time with yourself and to enjoy the beauty of south African beach this is a perfect place. Traveling solo in a crowded place is hectic where you don’t even feel that you came on a solo trip. Places like this will definitely give you a perfect solo backpacker feel.
8. The Nusa Islands, Indonesia
Nusa Lembongan island is situated on the southeast region of Bali. It consists of a group of 3 major islands that make up the Nusa Penida which is the most famous.
You can do scuba diving, Kayaking including all the major water activities, whether you travel solo or in a group
The Nusa islands will give you a breathtaking experience. You will get to know more about the rich Balinese culture by spending an average of 2-3 days there.
9. Berlin, Germany
This city embraces individuality so solo travelers are always welcome here. As well as berlin is affordable too. You can eat, sleep, shop at a fraction of a price it would cost you in other major European cities.
Berlin may look a little tough but it is always accessible and kind to the travelers. If you are willing to have some different experience then Berlin is the right place for you.
You have to be street smart also and should learn some basic german words to show a matter of respect. English is the second most spoken language in Berlin.
10. Dharamshala, India
Dharamshala – Name says “A Resthouse for travelers”. It’s located in the state of Himachal Pradesh with a population of nearly 19,000 people.
Dharamshala is the home of his Holiness the Dalai Lama. The language spoken is English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Tibetan, the best time to visit is from March to October.
It’s a fairly long hike and there are overnight accommodations available at Triund.
So I hope you will add some new places in your bucket list now. Wishing you lots of luck and power for your upcoming solo/group travel.