In a recent ranking by, Sri Lanka has claimed the top spot as the best destination for solo female travellers in 2024. This recognition highlights the country's appeal and safety for women exploring the world on their own.

Solo female travel is gaining popularity, with a significant number of Gen Z women expressing interest in international travel alone. For those embarking on this adventure, choosing a safe and welcoming destination is crucial.

Sri Lanka, often referred to as a miniature version of India with its own distinct charm, offers an ideal introduction to South Asia for female travellers. The country boasts well-established backpacker routes, friendly locals, and diverse attractions, making it suitable for short or extended visits. Travelers can explore UNESCO-listed ancient sites such as Dambulla and Sigiriya, discover tea plantations in Nuwara Eliya, and unwind on golden beaches like Arugam Bay, Mirissa, and Hikkaduwa, known for beachfront hostels, surfing opportunities, and delightful local cuisine.

In addition to Sri Lanka, also recognized two other Asian nations in its list of top destinations for solo female travellers in 2024. Japan secured the 4th position, while Vietnam ranked 6th, representing Southeast Asia in the ranking.

Here are the top 9 best places for solo female travel in 2024 according to
  1. Sri Lanka
  2. Portugal
  3. Czechia
  4. Japan
  5. Guatemala
  6. Vietnam
  7. Australia
  8. Greece
  9. New Zealand

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