Travelling alone is a journey that everyone must take once in their lifetime. It not only shatters your existing molds and notions about yourself but brings out a better, stronger and more confident version of yourself who knows what he/she wants from their life. No doubt the journey is fun and can be tough sometimes but you will definitely grow as a person by challenging your mental and physical limits to the extreme.
The continent of Asia is not only the largest continent in the world but also the most diverse one too when it comes to societies and cultures. Any rookie or seasoned traveler would find it difficult to cover the vastness of this vibrant continent and can get confused when it comes to choosing the right destination as your starting point.
For this purpose here is a list of five magnificent locations that are safe, provide the best bang for your buck so that you can start your journey of a lifetime!!
Thailand as we speak of it is already a hot favorite location that is on the list of may solo travelers around the world. From the hustling streets of Bangkok to Buddhist temples that offer serenity and peace to people who come looking for a getaway from their overly hectic lifestyles, Thailand has it all. From floating markets of Bangkok to tropical beaches Thailand has everything for everyone.
2) Leh-Ladhak (India)
For all the adrenaline junkies who want to challenge themselves with something that is larger than life itself, a road trip to Leh-Ladakh via Manali or New Delhi is a must for a solo adventure travel. Hop onto a bike or a car, whatever you are comfortable with and charter into the legendary land of high passes, monasteries which offer peace and tranquility and of course, yaks. The major tourist attractions are Pangong tso lake which
separates India from China. Over the years it has become one of the favorite locations of Bollywood directors’ to shoot movies.
with 60% of the country covered with forests and mountains,Bhutan is the perfect place to rest and rejuvenate in the nature’s basket. Especially if you are travelling alone, a small and very friendly country like Bhutan is the best place to start with. It not only is very economical to travel but offers the most of your every penny spent. The capital city of Timphu offers many extravagant treats in the form of delicious local food, dance shows, local archery competitions. You can also go about trekking on the popular routes via hiring local tourist guides if your inner adventurer calls it out.
4) Bali, Indonesia
Bali is the perfect destination if you want the perfect mix of art and cultural exploration, spiritual healing and a buzzing nightlife. Kuta, Nusa Dua, Seminyak are the most sought after beaches in Bali for a lazy beach day out. You can enjoy water sports or play golf or even treat yourself with yoga sessions and therapeutic massages.
If you are a solo traveler and want to experience something that is unique in terms of culture, traditions and overall ambience of the life itself then Japan is the place to travel. Japanese are known for their code of honour and the disciplined approach towards life itself. It is also one of the safest countries to travel alone. The city of Osaka was listed 2nd on the Economist safe index in 2015. You would be amazed to see the stark differences in the everyday customs and working habits of people. It’s cultural exploration taken to the next level!!