The 10 Best Cities in Asia for Solo Male Travelers

Solo traveling is therapeutic, adventurous and one of the most enriching experiences. For all the men who would like you hit the road soon, here are some of the best places to discover. The world is open for your solo travels and Asian countries are the perfect places to start your wanderlust journey. A haven for backpackers, Asia is quite popular for solo travelers, especially men. This part of the world is blessed with diverse beauty, culture, adventure, great food, cheap drinks, amazing experiences, exciting nightlife and so much more.

Remember to carry on a leather briefcase for men with your belongings like passport and cellphone so you can take them with you all the time without loosing your style.

Gear up for the best time of your life, I present a list of 10 cities in Asia that solo male travelers shouldn’t miss out:

Seoul, Korea


Most men go on solo travel to escape the world and to collect some experiences while they are at it. Listed among the best cities for backpackers, we come to, Korea’s capital Seoul. Though not very different from many cities in Asia, it has a charm that needs to experience. The city has history, good food, pocket-friendly drinks, accommodation and exciting nightlife. Spend time exploring its historical and cultural delights. Get sweaty at one of the bathhouses in the city. Spend the night at karaoke bars to local nightclubs. Have a bite of the mouthwatering street delicacies.

Siem Reap, Cambodia


Siem Reap, the capital of Cambodia is perfect for the solo men travelers who would love history, old world charm and relaxing. Unmatched Khmer architecture, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor War, access to beach towns, historical places, unique experiences and many more things give you a reason to come to Siem Reap. Food is amazing, evenings are bustling and the hostel circles gives you ample to socialize with globetrotters. Life is slow but wonderful, it’s perfect for exploring.

Bangkok, Thailand

khao san road

Solo traveling for men in Asia is incomplete without mentioning Bangkok. The beautiful and exciting capital of Thailand is truly the best. Spend days sightseeing, there is so much to see. The things to do in Bangkok will keep you busy for days, weeks and even months. Let’s start with the experiences. The tastiest food, the cheapest drinks, the exhilarating nightlife, Thai massages, river cruises, ever twinkling lights and crowds are super energizing for the solo travelers. Visit the 50 year veteran British Pub Bangkok to drink good beer and experience authentic watching of sports events in a pub. The bustling city will make you forget everything and live only in the moment. Words don’t do justice to Bangkok, experience it yourself.

Kathmandu, Nepal

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Nepal is one of the cheapest countries you can visit as a solo traveler. Kathmandu, the capital city is perfect for solo travelers especially the men. The land of the highest mountain in the world, the country offers a number of surreal hiking trails in the world. Be sure to take your time here and you will surely fall in love. There is a plenty to see, do, experience and explore. From ancient sites, casinos, delicious restaurants and so much more, it clearly deserves to be on the list of the best travel destinations in Asia.

Pattaya, Thailand

pattaya thailand

Thailand gets another entry on the list of best cities for solo male travelers in Asia, in the form of Pattaya. The beach town is a paradise for solo men and an absolute must-visit when you plan your Thailand trip. The raunchiest nightlife, the cheap drinks, food, adventure, spectacular beauty and to add to it, the budget accommodations, what more would you want? Laze on the beach. You have diving, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, jet skiing, parasailing and yachting to try. As the sun sets, the Walking Street wakes up. Pubs, clubs, beach shacks and bars light up, continuing to entertain you till the early hours of the day.

Goa, India

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This tropical beach destination in India is one of the hottest party destinations in the world with so much more to it. This Asian destination is one of the places, the solo male travelers must visit. There are more than 50 beaches that offer every pursuit, ranging from relaxing, water sports, nightlife, good food, and drinks. Rent a two-wheeler and off you go exploring. Spend languid days exploring and nights partying. The charming vibe of Goa is perfect for invigoration and mind it, you will never feel like returning home.

Otres Beach, Cambodia



Next on our list, we have another city from Cambodia, Otres Beach. The beautiful beach town is blessed with white sands, clear turquoise waters with a thriving marine life and languid pace of life. Popular for exciting prospects of diving and snorkeling, the town is great for exploring. Enjoy relaxing on the beach or take a quick dip in the sea. There are scenic trails to walk or you can hire a bike. Evenings are full of relaxing, music, dance, drinks and food. Here you can easily have a great vacation alone and that in a small budget as well.

Hanoi, Vietnam

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Hanoi, the largest city in Vietnam, is one of the best cities in Asia for solo men traveling. It’s charming, historic, relaxing and whatever you want it to be. Street life is extremely colorful, do have a taste of the delicious Vietnamese cuisine.  For a relaxing trip, learn all about tai chi. Take a trip to the Hoan Kiem Lake. Go trekking into the scenic mountains of the Central Highlands and explore the beautiful island of Phu Quoc. It’s a serious offense to leave Hanoi without a day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay, do go for a cruise.

Dharamshala, India



Settled in the lap of Himalayas, Dharamshala in India is on our list of top cities for solo male travelers in Asia. Surprised by this name? I suggest a visit to Dharamshala, as it is one of the best remembrances of Tibet. The town is the seat of the holy Dalai Lama. There are nonstories to explore, monks to learn from and above all, it can be your base for some of the most exciting trekking trails in Himalayas. You will come here alone but will return full of ancient wisdom of mountains, spirituality, Buddhism and life.

Cebu, Philippines

cebu city

Let not the city facade of Cebu deter you. It is one of the most exciting holiday destinations, especially for the solo men traveling in Asia. From beautiful islands, exciting dive sites, blessed waterfalls, mountains to outdoor activities, Cebu has a plenty to keep you going. Go sightseeing the famous tourist spots or go exploring unexplored trails waterfalls and natural beauty. Food is a pleasure here so are the nights. From hip bars street side shacks, there is always an option. Do attend one of the live music scenics. Get a massage at surprisingly economic rates.

Author: Vinz

Vinz is a part-time travel blogger, part-time digital marketing specialist, and full-time dreamer. He loves the photographic medium for expressing what he loves about life. He always finds himself lost during travel. But he loves unfamiliar territories and finding his way around. Aside from his taste for adventure, he loves two things while traveling - meeting new friends and food.

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  1. woah Its the best place. May be I will come to there. Thank for sharing

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  2. Wow! These are great places, I will most likely go to some places here, hope so!

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  3. great list, love seeing some new places on a list like this one

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  4. Your Post IS Amazing And Informative

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  5. Love this. I am so excited to be heading to Southeast Asia later this year. I am leaning towards Bali and Lombok. Some great wanderlust, thanks for sharing.

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  6. Otres Beach was still cool and relaxing when I was there 1.5 years ago. Plus I asked an owner there and he told me, it is not allowed to build anything permanent on the beach. So that is why the tipi tents of that place so close to the ocean had a special feel to it.

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  7. I really like the overall concept and the ability and information you made! Really very informative article, great job! Keep us posted like this

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