5 Best Destinations For The Solo Female Traveler

By Saniya Baxi | 14, Jan, 2022
5 Best Destinations For The Solo Female Traveler

Everyone should take at least one solo trip in their lives. It has all the perks of a regular vacation - you can immerse yourself in a new culture, see things that you have never seen before, try out new cuisines and seek new experiences - plus more.

On a solo trip, you get to learn things about yourself. It clears your minds and helps you understand your life path, all while having fun in an entirely new land! However, as a woman, you will need to be extra cautious while traveling alone.

The destination you choose should not only be enjoyable but should also be safe, well connected to transportation and communication, and affordable. Here is a list of destinations that are ideal for your solo trip as a female traveler:


Lapland Finland

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Scandinavian countries like Finland are among the most beautiful and safest in the world. In a country like Finland, you will be comfortable traveling alone and seeing some of the most gorgeous landscapes and sights on the planet.

Finland is home to unique and breathtaking natural phenomena. Some of these include the Finnish Lapland where the mountains look like snow-covered giants, the Midnight Sun, and perhaps the most fascinating out of them all, aurora borealis.

However, that is not all that Finland has to offer. There are plenty of cultural and historical museums that you will find in each city here. Some of the most popular destinations in the country are the Helsinki Cathedral, Suomenlinna, Levi, and Ateneum.


Niagara Falls Ontario Canada

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Some trips are for rejuvenation and having an adventurous time in nature. Others are meant to be exploring a new city and going to cafes, museums, and nightclubs.

But on a trip to Canada, you don’t need to choose between the city and the wilderness.  Additionally, Canada is one of the safest countries in the entire world. This makes it one of the best choices for a solo trip as a female traveler.

You can spend your vacation exploring the lakes, waterfalls, and mountain ranges. Some of the most popular outdoor destinations in Canada are Niagara Falls, Banff National Park, Montreal Botanical Garden, Waterton Lakes National Park, and more.

Then, you can begin exploring all that Canada’s cities have to offer. This includes the CN Tower, the Royal Ontario Museum, Casa Loma, Stanley Park, the Butchart Gardens, Canada's Wonderland, and much more.


Kyoto Japan

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Everything about Japan is impressive - the cuisine, culture, landmarks, technological advancements, traditions, even the means of transportation! If you too have always dreamt of going to Japan, why not choose it as the destination for your next solo trip?

Moreover, Japan is extremely safe. So, while you get to see the impressive ways in which modernity and tradition coexist here, you won’t ever have to worry about being unsafe.

Some of the most famous landmarks to visit in Japan are Mount Fuji, Fushimi Inari Taisha, Tokyo National Museum, Osaka Castle, Tokyo Skytree, Universal Studios, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Gifu Castle, and more.

Additionally, what makes this destination so great is that you will feel immersed in the culture. Make sure that on your visit to Japan, you try out their cuisine, traditional tea, and uniquely flavored fast foods.


French Polynesia
Bora bora French Polynesia

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One of the best destinations for a solo trip is the beach. You spend your days relaxing by the sea, without having to worry about accommodating anyone’s schedule or wants.

French Polynesia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Pacific area. So, you can be assured that you will have a safe experience along with the very best accommodation on your trip here.

Out of the 118 islands in the region, the most popular are Bora Bora and Tahiti. But if you are someone who likes to explore lesser-known places, you can visit Maupiti Island, Otemanu, the heart-shaped island of Tūpai, and Ōpūnohu Bay.

You can try adventures like snorkeling, waterskiing, feeding marine animals, and watching corals on your dives in the Pacific Ocean. Or, you can go hiking and sightseeing to spot the different species of plant and animal life on the islands.


Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul Turkey

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You might not have considered Istanbul as an option for your next trip. However, a trip here might just turn out to be the best, most vibrant vacation you have ever been to.

This city has been under the rule of the Byzantine & Ottoman empires. You can definitely see this influence on the culture, traditions, and landmarks of Istanbul.

Istanbul also has some of the most impressive architecture in the entire world. Some landmarks that you cannot miss while visiting Istanbul are Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Palace Museum, the Basilica Cistern, and the Galata Tower.

Another spot in Istanbul that deserves a special mention is the Grand Bazaar. It is one of the largest and oldest markets in the world with more than 4,000 shops. Make sure to buy some souvenirs to remember your trip and try out the local dishes from the food stalls here.


Final Thoughts

As we reach the end of this article, you have so many choices for your next trip. Each destination has unique and exciting experiences to offer. But you can know one thing for sure, no matter where you choose to go, you will have a life-changing experience.

Find more such information regarding women-friendly destinations all over the world, on HalalTrip.

So, where are you going for your next solo trip?


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