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Safest places to visit for women solo traveler

Travelling solo is one of the most exciting experiences any traveler can have. It gives you a completely different outlook on traveling and even life itself. Travelling solo is one of the things every individual must try at least once in their lives. But while it is a wonderful adventure to undertake, traveling solo is also fraught with risks. And these risks are only magnified when you’re a woman traveling alone. If you’re a woman looking to travel solo and hoping to enjoy a beautiful time with minimal risks, these are the best places you can head to. 

31st Jan 2018
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Ladakh

Ladakh tours are a haven for all kinds of travelers, and especially a boon for female solo travelers. Risk factors in traveling solo to Ladakh are few and far between, and many women have successfully undertaken long solo travel missions to Ladakh. Travelling solo in Ladakh is one of the most profound experiences you can have, so do give it a try.

Things to do here: Undertake a long trekking expedition; bicycle solo in Ladakh; camp near Pangong Lake; explore Nubra Valley on camelback or via jeep safaris; immerse yourself in the serenity of the monasteries; experience the thrill of standing atop Khardung La.

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Singapore

Singapore is a modern city with a largely youthful demographic and is one of the safest places in the world for women to travel alone too. There are many good hostels where you can stay safely and many great things you can do without risk on your solo Singapore tours.

Things to do here: Visit the various tropical islands around Singapore including Sentosa, Pulau Semakau, and Pulau Ubin; enjoy meditative walks along Marina Bay and Clarke Quay; dance your heart out in one of the many glittery nightclubs; visit the Universal Studios and spend a romantic evening with yourself in Gardens By The Bay.

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Dubai

The cosmopolitan centre of the gulf, Dubai is a safe city for female travelers hitting the solo road. The city is always well-lit and full of bustling activity, which makes traveling in it a safe and enjoyable thing to do.

Things to do here: Visit the malls like The Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina; kick back and indulge yourself with a luxurious spa in the great Dubai resorts; go on adventurous rides in the amusement parks; engage in adventure sports like jet skiing, windsurfing, skydiving and paragliding; be a part of the Dubai tours to the desert to enjoy some desert activities.

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Thailand

The modern but nonetheless traditional nation of Thailand is a great place to travel to if you’re looking to travel solo as a woman. It draws many foreign tourists and so you will find several good hostels around. The cities are full of life day and night, making them safe places to travel solo in.

Things to do here: Explore Bangkok and Pattaya; visit the tropical paradises of Koh Samui, Koh Tao, Koh Lipe among others; enjoy the delicious street food in Bangkok, Phuket, and Pattaya; explore the historical locations and grand temples of Thailand.

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Netherlands

With its bustling tourist culture, strong cultural background, and friendly populace, Netherlands is a magnificent solo travel destination for female travelers and the Netherlands tours you undertake will mark themselves out as the most memorable times of your life.

Things to do here: Stroll along the canals and take a cruise upon them; visit the art and culture museums like Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum; enjoy the perfumes in the Keukenhof tulip gardens; let your inner child out at the Efteling theme park; delight your taste buds in the Jordaan district.

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Norway

Norway is a country which constantly ranks high on the lists of safe countries for solo female travelers. The country has a strong law and order system and a bustling travel culture, both of which make traveling alone here a wonderful experience.

Things to do here: Experience the magic and might of the Northern Lights; backpack to the remote rural villages of Norway; take a cruise under the fjords; camp in Tromsø- the “Gateway to the Arctic”; ride the Flåm Railway; experience the vibrant streets of Oslo. Norway tours are a safe and easy way to experience the best of the country. 

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