Best Destinations for Solo Travelers: 7 Amazing Places to Add to Your Travel Wish List by Prerna Verma
Want to experience the therapy of solo traveling? Traveling by yourself has become more popular than ever. People now take time out for themselves and are fueling their wanderlust by traveling to destinations alone on their travel wish list.
If you are someone who loves to travel the world alone and enjoy your own company, take a look at this exciting list of seven mind-blowing destinations that are perfect for solo travel:
Vietnam: Vietnam has so much to offer to solo travelers: cheap food, affordable stay, pocket-friendly activities and beautiful attractions. To get the true vibe of this country just hop on a boat and cruise through the famous Bai Tu Long Bay. Experience show-stopping moments in Vietnam and relish the culture, food and history of this beautiful place.
Photo: Sunrise at Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam. (Bigstock)
Photo:The iconic red bridge in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Bigstock)
Photo (main): Quang Ninh, Vietnam (Bigstock)
Chile: Chile’s landscape is so diverse and mesmerizing. Most solo travelers visit Chile to experience places that are remote and peaceful. So, if you are looking for peace and are a nature lover, then visit places like Torres del Paine National Park and San Rafael Glacier in Patagonia. If you are an adventure junkie, camp underneath the sky full of stars in the Atacama Desert.
Photo: Pehoe Lake and Guernos Mountains in Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile. (Bigstock)
Photo: Glaciers in Laguna San Rafael National Park in Chile. (Bigstock)
Photo: Volcano in the Atacama Desert at sunset, San Pedro de Atacama, Atacama desert, Chile. (Bigstock)
Costa Rica: Costa Rica is said to be the happiest country in the world, and it’s easy to say why. The country attracts thousands of travelers every year, especially solo travelers and backpackers. This phenomenal tourist destination is a mix of gorgeous beaches, green lush wildlife, eco-friendly adventure activities and mouth-watering local food. From hiking in Arenal Volcano National Park, ziplining in Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve to river rafting in the Reventazón River.
Photo: Evening at a viewpoint in Costa Rica at Arenal National Park. (Bigstock)
Photo: Hanging suspension bridge in Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve in Costa Rica. (Bigstock)
Netherlands: If you are solo traveling for the first time, the Netherlands is the country that you must explore, as it is a great place to relish your soul. The Netherlands is a colorful mix of flat landscapes, tulip fields and windmills. Visit popular attractions like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Zaans Museum.
Photo: Historic Gable Houses along the Bloemgracht viewed from the Tweede Leliedwarsstreet Bridge in the historic Jordaan district in the old center of Amsterdam. (Bigstock)
Photo: Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands: Oude Haven Harbor, Willemsbrug Bridge and Openlucht Binnenvaart Museum. (Bigstock)
Spain: Spain has everything to please all kind of travelers, be it solo travelers, backpackers or people traveling with family and friends. The place is all about museums, beautiful architecture, stunning beaches, exciting hikes, rocking nightlife and tongue-smacking food. Barcelona is the most popular attraction, where you can explore Park Güell, which is a public garden featuring modern architecture and sculptures.
Photo: Park Güell in Barcelona, Spain. (Bigstock)
Photo: Scenic view in Malaga, Spain. (Bigstock)
Ireland: Being the third largest island in Europe, Ireland is a must-visit destination for all travel lovers. Take a literary walking tour to Dublin, the city of literature. Explore Grafton Street and the see the point of the world-famous stout at Guinness Storehouse. If you are a nature lover, visit Muckross House and Killarney. Explore the beautiful Eyre Square and St. Nicholas Church in Galway.
Photo: The famous illuminated Ha Penny Bridge in Dublin, Ireland, at sunset. (Bigstock)
Photo: Muckross House and gardens in the National Park of Killarney. (Bigstock)
Iceland: Icelanders were recently declared the friendliest people in the world. If you are solo traveling to Iceland, then you will for sure make a lot of good friends there. The beauty that this country has is superior and out of this world. Explore the happening scenes in Reykjavik and experience the remarkable intensity of this place as you watch the sky change colors. There is no place like Iceland, so add it to your travel wish list right away.
Photo:Downtown Reykjavik in Iceland. (Bigstock)
Photo: Icelandic horses on a meadow in Iceland. (Bigstock)
Photo: Aldeyjarfoss waterfall in North Iceland. (Bigstock)
Whatever your reasons are for traveling solo, pack your bags, book your tickets and experience a vacation of a lifetime at one of these amazing places.
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