The Best Trips for Solo Female Travellers

Lorna Turnbull

Want time on your own with the option of a shared experience? Join one of these exclusive trips and try camel riding in the Sahara or karaoke in Japan with like-minded adventurers.

Travelling alone as a woman isn’t always easy. While many places welcome you with open arms, others may make you feel a little cautious. To get the most out of your trip, it’s important to ensure you are as comfortable as possible. Below is a rundown of the top group trips by Culture Trip that will appeal to solo female travellers eager to explore the world again.

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Sushi-making, temple tours and karaoke in Japan

Try martial arts and wander through centuries-old bamboo forests on this 12-day Rail Trip in Japan. You’ll take in the Hiroshima Peace Park and Museum; explore sacred temples in Kyoto; and sample sake in a traditional ryokan in the Japanese Alps. Finish up in Tokyo, where you’ll see sumo wrestlers in training and try Taiko drumming, before rounding off the trip with a slightly more modern tradition: karaoke.

From US$4162

Next available from 2nd Sep 2024

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Trip highlights and details

STARTS AT

Osaka, Japan

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ENDS AT

Tokyo, Japan

DURATION

12

GROUP SIZE

16

PHYSICAL RATING

Moderate

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STYLE

Discovery

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Medina tours and camel riding in Morocco

Marvel at art deco architecture, wander the winding backstreets of ancient medinas, and experience the awe-inspiring Sahara. This 11-day tour takes you from city to sea via the bustling streets of Casablanca, Tangier and Fez, and a spiritual awakening in the depths of the desert. Learn about the cosmos, ride camels through sand dunes and dine under the stars as you uncover the essence of Morocco.

From US$2197

Next available from 10th May 2025

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Trip highlights and details

STARTS AT

Casablanca, Morocco

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ENDS AT

Marrakech, Morocco

DURATION

11

GROUP SIZE

16

PHYSICAL RATING

Moderate

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STYLE

Discovery

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Cyclades Islands, Aegean Sea, Greece, Europe

Island-hopping around the Greek Cyclades

Set sail for an incredible adventure island-hopping in Greece. On our eight-day trip you’ll see the best of Athens and the Cyclades, from the Acropolis to the charming fishing villages of Milos and the pristine beaches of Naxos. Swim and snorkel in crystal-clear waters, relax on white sand beaches, visit historic ruins and learn about food culture as you hop from one island to the next, ending with stunning sunsets on Santorini.

From US$1852

Next available from 1st Sep 2024

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Trip highlights and details

STARTS AT

Athens, Greece

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ENDS AT

Athens, Greece

DURATION

9

GROUP SIZE

18

PHYSICAL RATING

Light

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STYLE

Discovery

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Maja Proescholdt and Gethin Morgan contributed additional reporting to this article.

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