Southeast Asia has had quite a marvelous reputation when it comes to travelling destinations. One of the obvious reason is that Southeast Asia has an endless range beautiful and mesmerizing places. Not only that, what makes Southeast Asia even more appealing is the fascinating culture and remarkable history each places had to offer.
Speaking of travelling, a lot of people nowadays prefer solo travelling rather than doing it in groups. There are a lot of benefits that comes from solo travelling, such as it’s a way to find yourself. Now, for those who wants to solo travel to Southeast Asia, you can settle down now… We’ve got you! Here are the top destination in Southeast Asia for solo traveller.
According to travel expert Nomadic Matt, Thailand is his choice as a great destinations for new solo travellers. Aside from the extraordinary adventures Thailand has to offer, what makes this destination a great one is the developed backpacking scene. It’s very easy to meet other travellers, which is really important in solo travelling.
This destination holds the honor of being the #6 in Travel+Leisure’s list of The Best Countries for Solo travellers. Just like Thailand, Vietnam has got all the fun of a classic backpacker destination, however cheaper and a bit more quirky. Also, Vietnam has something for everyone - from adventure sports, beaches, hiking, to the bar scenes.
On the same list from Travel+Leisure, Indonesia bagged the 10th spot for best countries for solo travellers. Even though the country is known to be a popular destination for couples and families, solo travelling to Indonesia brings unmissable insightful experiences. One of the best things about Indonesia is the people, where the warmth and friendliness of locals will make the most of travel experience here. For a solo female traveller, the best destinations to visit in Indonesia are Yogyakarta, Ubud, and Bandung.
Laos may not be as popular as its neighbors, but it sure is rich in Asian culture that shouldn’t be overlooked. The country was a war-ravaged place that’s emerged as a peaceful haven which still preserve its original culture and environment. Known to have a Buddhist culture, the people of Laos are kind and hospitable. According to Girl about the Globe, Laos is really safe and an ideal Asian country for independent or solo travellers.
Not only for general travel, Myanmar is the top favorite solo travel destination in the world for Isabelle, the founder of Dominican Abroad. The beauty of local culture and nature, as well as the safety and affordability, makes travellers fall in love with the country. Aside from that, the friendly and resilient people of Myanmar are very welcoming and embracing traveller. For the introverted solo traveller, Myanmar’s temples and nature are the perfect places to find solitude and peace.