Travel rejuvenates the mind and liberates the soul, and there’s no better way of celebrating your existence than taking a solo trip. This Women’s Day, forget your inhibitions and explore the lesser-known corners of the world. Here is a list of some offbeat destinations for solo travellers:
Philippines’s landscape is straight out of a storybook. This sunny and sandy destination is as exotic as it gets. Made up of 7,107 islands, Philippines boasts of many picture-perfect spots. Enjoy the crystal clear waters or indulge in scuba diving and kite boarding to give an adventurous twist to your solo trip.
Flight tickets – Rs. 40,000 – Rs. 50,000
Imagine everything painted in the shades of white and blue. This outlandish destination invites travellers with utter enthusiasm. The clear waters, white beaches, amazing resorts and pleasant climate make Greece the most sought after European destination. Go for a dive and witness the magic of beautiful corals.
Flight tickets – Rs. 50,000 – Rs. 60,000
Not many people know about this magical destination. If you are a beach bum, Seychelles is the perfect destination for you. The rich, exotic and secluded getaway is a paradise – with sandy beaches and virgin rainforests. The serene landscape at this destination would definitely add a magical touch to your solo trip.
Flight tickets – Rs. 40,000 – Rs. 45,000
Located in the Southeast Asia, this gem of a country would enchant you with its marble mountains and green paddy farms, in a budget-friendly way. Vietnam is also known for picture-perfect landscapes – forests, islands, temples, and amazing street food that attract tourists from around the globe. Vietnam is an ideal location for solo travellers.
Flight tickets – Rs. 25,000 -Rs. 35,000
Also known as the ‘the land beneath the half-moon’, Turkey has an eastern charm because of its scintillating culture and valuable historical background. When in Istanbul, do visit the Kabak Bay – sea surrounded by valleys with jaw-dropping views of the Mediterranean and steep cliffs carpeted with pine trees.
Flight tickets – Around Rs. 50,000 (From Mumbai to Istanbul)
Egypt is a must visit for all history enthusiasts. Being the world’s oldest civilization, Egypt is enveloped with numerous ancient places, and is a perfect international destination for a recreational holiday. It also adds an element of adventure for scuba diving enthusiasts, as it is bordered by the Red Sea to the east and south. Don’t forget to visit the fascinating pyramids when in Egypt.
Flight tickets – Rs. 55,000- Rs. 60,000
Cambodia is an empire of temples, located in the southern portion of Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Angkor Wat, a major attraction in the country, is the largest religious building in the country. Cambodia also offers a variety of experiences – from beaches of Sihanoukville, beguiling riverfronts of Phnom Penh, endless rice fields of Mondulkiri, colonial towns of Battambang, and lush green parks.
Flight tickets – Rs. 25,000- Rs. 30,000
China offers you the best of both world – astoundingly rich history and an advanced urban setting. This fascinating country with an ancient civilisation has so many places that you must visit -The Great Wall of China, The Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Wangfujing Place and The Temple of Heaven. The mild climate makes it an ideal place to visit during any time of the year. Your bucket list will be incomplete without shopping and enjoying the succulent food.
Flight tickets – Rs. 30,000- Rs. 33,000
So ladies, pack your bags and set off for an adventure of a lifetime.
Happy Women’s Day!