Getting away from it all, and everyone, is good for the soul.  Here’s our vote for some of best places to go it alone.

If you are planning to go backpacking and meet new people this year, then we have something really interesting for you: explore these nine places that are ideal for solo trips:

Sololá, Guatemalatravel-05

Is it relaxation you are looking for? Then Sololá is your place to visit. You can go trekking, kayaking, and snorkeling. You can also take yoga sessions and discover the Mayan culture through tree planting. Furthermore, the weekly market is the perfect way to bring home souvenirs for friends and family.

Grand Circle, UStravel-02

It is a loop that spreads across five US states. The great circle is home to some amazing and iconic  national parks. So, if you are looking for some wildlife and adventure, this is your place to visit.

Reykjavik, Icelandtravel-04

If you are into iconic scenic beauty and post card perfect attractions, like Aurora Borealis and the Blue Lagoon, then Iceland is the perfect place for your trip. You can take day trips across the land and travel across the Iceland’s Golden Circle, (a ring road) that takes only a day to cover.

Melbourne, Australiatravel-001

Don’t want to stay away too much from the city lights? Then Melbourne is your destination for exploration. With a blend of Ocean Road trip and ferry rides to Tasmania, you won’t be away from the main city.

Ganges River Cruise, Indiatravel-07

You can look into the beauty of Ganges by taking ferry and boat rides across the Ganges. Here, you can explore remote villages and palaces. If you still want to discover more, then you can visit the bustling cities of India.

Great Britain and Irelandtravel-01

This trip will save you ample time while providing many exciting experiences all along the way. The trip will take you to scenic beauty of Ireland and the urban life of England where the heritage and museums will give you the feel of old and new eras together.

California Coast, UStravel-09

US and it’s people are known for their road trips and California is the place to take it. The highway has lots of amazing stops, where you can stay for more than one night and treat yourself into relaxing retreats. Along the highway, there are some national parks where you can spend nights outdoors and find your connection with nature.

Greek Islands, Greecetravel-08

Even though the economy of Greece is pretty shaky, but it’s no reason to visit the islands. You can visit the historic Athens, go island hopping in ferries, or enjoy the solitudes of beaches. Undoubtedly, Greek islands are really the whole package for all kinds of travel experiences.

New Zealandtravel-06

A trip to New Zealand never fails to amaze and mesmerize the visitors. Known as an underrated place, New Zealand holds beautiful lands full of greenery, adventurous day trips, as well as hiking activities. So, if you want an untapped dose of nature, make sure you never miss out New Zealand as a worthwhile travel destination.