For solo travellers, Southeast Asia is one of the best destinations in the world to experience a fascinating wildlife, sparkling beaches and lush green jungles in addition to lip-smacking eats, all at affordable prices. A lot of people are now looking at traveling alone which is no longer as daunting as it used to be, what with a lot of hostels, Air BnBs and companies opening doors for accommodation. Here are some of the best tourist spots in SE Asia:
With a record influx of tourists, Bali still rules the tourist population that’s no less a paradise aside from the beautiful land of Indonesia. From a series of ancient shrines to surfing locales and rice terrace, Bali is brimming with an enthralling landscape. Bask in the sun at one of Bali’s lesser known beaches at Uluwatu or pick up a new skill with the local art forms here. Spend time wandering different workshops or art galleries and go berserk shopping for unique handcrafted fares.
A prime tourist destination in the Philippines, Boracay is a tiny island with turquoise waters and white sand. Beautiful beaches, people from all across the globe, a lively nightlife and a plethora of fun activities, Boracay has all of this and more! You can also explore the beautiful beaches of El Nido with a variety of water sports like jet skis, paddle-boating and kite boarding here.
Renowned for being the best scuba diving destination in the Southeast, Koh Tao has come up wonderfully over the last few years. One of Thailand’s most popular islands especially for snorkelers and divers, the island may not have a lot of classic places to see, but has a huge range of exciting activities to indulge in. There are a number of gorgeous beaches, electrifying bars to hang around in and fantastic spots for a look and see,
Bangkok is the gateway to SE Asia and really needs no introduction. Recognized as one of the top-12 must visit tourist destinations in the world, it really needs no introduction! From exploring the quirky cafes to gorging on popular fusion food, enjoying the buzzing nightlife of Khao San to visiting the charming cultural hotspots, Bangkok makes you comfortable as a solo traveller with its vibrant and heart-warming hospitality.
Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital city is renowned for its well-preserved colonial structures, delicious cuisine and exciting nightlife, not to forget its jam packed streets! Hanoi has a bunch of ancient landmarks, high end restaurants, museums and galleries and glitzy boutiques with an assortment of French colonial architecture. Visit the Hanoi Opera House spanning over 2,600 sq. m or get lost in the beautiful and divine energy of the Temple of the Jade Mountain, take a break from the chaos of the city and stopover at the serene Hoàn Kiếm Lake.
Home to the full moon party, Koh Phangan, will never let you feel alone! From enjoying a wild and grand session where you can dance the night away at the Full Moon Duo, to going on a boat trip, snorkeling or chasing gorgeous waterfalls, Koh Phangan will not only leave breathless with its scenic beauty, but give you ample opportunities to enjoy adventure activities like zip lining through a jungle, relax you with a number of yoga retreats, and tickle your taste buds with some delicious Thai food. The heritage garden here houses a beautiful assortment of flora and fauna, the best in SE Asia.