5 destinations for solo women travelers across the world
Has solo travel been on your wish list for a long time? Are you not too sure of the destinations which are within your budget and safe for travelling alone? Worry no more. We bring you 5 destinations across the world which are not only budget friendly but also extremely safe for women.
Budapest: Explore Europe in Your Way
Budapest, the capital of Hungary is a perfect place for a solo woman traveller. The vibrant city offers a plenty of attractions. To top it up, the city is extremely welcoming to solo women travellers. Public transport is safe and so is the night travelling. English is widely spoken among the locals. The city has thrived on the banks of the Danube River and some of its must visit places include the Castle District, Royal Palace and the Matyas Church. Take a leisurely stroll along the Hungarian National Opera House, followed by a traditional Hungarian meal of Goulash in one of the many cafes around the city and enjoy the warm and culturally rich European city.
Bhutan: A kingdom in clouds is calling you
Bhutan is nestled in the mighty Himalayas. The scenic place is surrounded by emerald green forests, colourful prayer flags and ever smiling locals. A day’s visit in Thimphu would be refreshing with touristic destinations such as the Trashi Chhoe Dzong, the Thimphu Chorten, the National Folk Heritage Museum and the Royal Botanical Garden. As a woman travelling alone in Bhutan you will notice the enormous respect with which women are treated in the country. Women in Bhutan are treated as equals and the country is safe for solo travel. The people of Bhutan are extremely helpful, more so when it is a woman asking for help.
Thailand: where fantasies come to life
Start your trip with Bangkok and visit its stunning Buddhist monasteries like the Wat Pho, Wat Arun and Wat Saket. Other attractions include malls and tempting street food. If you are a beach person then Phuket is your next destination. Get enchanted by swaying palms and turquoise blue waters. Thai people are very respectful towards women and they are friendly and helpful. But just like in any other part of the world, be little careful while travelling alone.
Kasol: Beauty lies in its simplicity
Far from the maddening crowd of a city, Kasol , is a tiny little hamlet on the banks of the River Parvati in Himachal Pradesh – a perfect destination for those women who prefer to travel alone. Take a relaxed stroll by the River Parvati, visit the famous Manikaran Gurudwara, trek to Kheer Ganga, and savour delicious Israeli food. Kasol is a very popular destination among Indian and foreign backpackers and is a safe destination for solo women travellers.
Ottawa: A melting pot of culture
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada, located in Ontario. It’s a multi-cultural city where French and English are the commonly spoken languages. A paradise of shoppers is waiting at the ByWard Market. This market is one of the oldest in Canada and sees over 50,000 visitors every weekend. Go and grab some local produce and artisan breads and cheeses, along with handmade clothing and jewellery. Be sure to stop by one of the famous restaurants to complete this shopping adventure. *The currency rates are subject to change. Please check the latest currency rate to get exact figures.