Take A Solo Trip Across Asia Before It's Too Late! 

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If you are an avid solo traveler or taking off on a solo trip for the first time, have no fear! Traveling across Asia is usually easy and getting started with a solo journey due to the affordability of traveling there will ease your pockets too! From getting around with friendly locals to exploring the city head-to-toe, there is no better place than in Asia to begin your trip.

So, if you are looking for an explosion of nature, culture, tradition, people, food and history, here are 5 best Asian countries you can consider.

Food and stay on a budget

A destination packed with the beauty of islands, sightseeing options and fantastic shopping, you are sure to enjoy a rich and diverse experience well within budget. To explore the serene beaches and islands, you need to live like a backpacker and oh the food? It’s to die for! (especially if you love sea food) Filled with young crowds chilling over beer and music, you may also find a great companion during your stay.

Humphrey Muleba

Photo of Thailand by Aahna

Top things to see and do: The Golden Triangle; An elephant experience; Island hopping; Hill tribe villages; Festivals; Floating markets

Flight cost: Round-trip fares start from INR 20,000 onwards. Book in advance and fly to Thailand from New Delhi to get the best price. (Use this format)

Breath-taking landscapes on a budget

If you have watched Kong: Skull Island, you will know exactly what Vietnam is known for! A hidden gem, you can explore Halong Bay, Phong Nha Ke, Bang Caves, Hoi An Ancient Street and Cham islands; all that define natural beauty. This country is too picturesque to miss!

Ammie Ngo

Photo of Vietnam by Aahna

Top things to see and do: Light a lantern in Hoi An; Visit Halong Bay's equally spectacular neighbour; Cruise the Mekong Delta; Visit the world's largest cave; Visit the coffee-making heartland.

Flight cost: Round-trip fares start from INR 35,000 onwards. Book in advance and fly to Vietnam from New Delhi to get the best price.

Nightlife on a budget

Known for its pubs, the nightlife only starts rocking post 11:00pm and usually ends by 3:00am! Some of the pubs also enforce a dress code which would mean, a collared T-shirt, trousers and covered shoes for men. Most of the pubs cater to the youth and offer all-in-one experience of dancing, food and drinks. The live music shows are something you just cannot miss. Places such as Hard Rock Café, Zouk, Pulse, Qba and Maison are the ultimate nightclub destinations in Kuala Lumpur.

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Photo of Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by Aahna

Top things to see and do: Visit the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur; Sunbathe on Langkawi; Sample some local flavor with Nasi Kandar; Enjoy the culture in Malacca; Meander around Penang. Go trekking

Flight cost: Round-trip fares start from INR 22,000 onwards. Book in advance and fly to Kuala Lumpur from New Delhi to get the best price.

Culture on a budget

Quintessentially a culturally rich country, if you love history, arts, culture & heritage, this is the right place for you. Singapore is filled to the brim with awesome sights of culture, tales of history and creative arts. Chinatown offers a vibrant and interesting site, so do not miss that. For the history buffs, exploring museums such as National museum of Singapore, Asian civilizations museum, Singapore Art museum is an idyllic option.

Lily Banse

Photo of Singapore by Aahna

Top things to see and do: Take a Night Safari; Visit the Singapore Zoo;. Wander around Gardens by the Bay and check out the Singapore Botanic Gardens; Shop on Orchard Road; Take a day out at Universal Studios; S.E.A. Ride the Singapore Flyer.

Flight cost: Round-trip fares start from INR 30,000 onwards. Book in advance and fly to Singapore from New Delhi to get the best price.

Adventure on a budget

Laos is a land of indigenous, multi-dimensional beauty and exotic cultures and you will only experience extra friendliness here. An incredible travel destination, Laos is also famous for its mountains and adventure. If you’re an adventurous soul, there are plenty of activities such as kayaking, trekking, rock climbing, and even hot-air balloon in Vang Vieng. If photography excites you, do not miss the majestic views of the karst hills, caves and rivers.

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Photo of Laos by Aahna

Top things to see and do: Pha That Luang; Wat Si Muang; Visit the Buddha Park; Sacred Hill of Laos; Wat Xieng Thong; Luang Prabang; Mekong River and Pak Ou Caves.

Flight cost: Round-trip fares start from INR 30,000 onwards. Book in advance and fly to Laos from New Delhi to get the best price.

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