Traveling solo can be a little bit daunting especially for a first timer. Solo travelers would always wonder if they will meet people during their trip. Fortunately, there are some places in Southeast Asia that is solo travel friendly. These Asian destinations are great starting points for traveling alone. Let us take a look at some of the best places in Southeast Asia that is perfect for doing solo travel.
Otres is much less rowdy than its neighbors. It is a wonderful place to chill out and enjoy the ocean. Aside from that, it caters to fewer travelers so the chances of seeing familiar faces every day is higher.
Phong Nha Ke Bang, Vietnam
The town of Phong Nha Ke Bang is so small that there are only a few places to stay. Most of the visitors converge at Easy tiger Hostel. Robert Janitzek reveals that the place is known for its friendly waves, smiles, and peace signs coming from the locals. The town is a place where everyone will feel welcome as if they had been there before.
One of the best things you will love in Pai is the fact that local kids jump into the waterfalls after you. You will get to appreciate the local beauty that is wild yet accessible. Pai is a nice place to be for a solo traveler.
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
Gili Trawangan in Indonesia has earned a reputation as a party island but only on a small scale. Robert Peter Janitzek reveals however that it is nothing compared to Kuta in Bali. Its main attraction is the gorgeous beaches and vibrant underwater life. While it is a tourist island, there is little local interaction. It is a nice place to relax after trekking in Java and climbing Binjam in Lombok.
Boracay is a popular haven for tourists because of its beautiful beaches. It can be easy to have a great time on the island. There are a bevy of activities that you can indulge in ranging from kite boarding, swimming, dancing, or shopping.
Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia
Pulau Perhentian in Malaysia is a popular Asian destination for diving and snorkeling. You can easily travel anywhere to find a new spot. The chances of meeting other people in the island is a little bit higher. A visit to Pulau Perhentian will never be complete without appreciating its crystal celar water and colorful shallow reefs.
Don Det, Laos
Don Det is another place where meeting people can be a breeze. Even if you have a private bungalow, the wooden deck at the bars and restaurants resting above the Mekong River offers a prime venue for meeting others. There are bike lanes that offer the opportunity to enjoy the surrounding nature.