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SOLO TRAVEL

We know that nothing quite beats the feeling of ultimate freedom that solo travel gives you. It’s a chance to explore the world on your own terms, set your own course and embark on your own personal journey. That being said, we know that travel is all about the people you meet, the local characters you encounter, the new best friends you meet who change your life forever. 55% of our travellers join our trips solo, so you'll travel with like-minded young people who want to make friends, experience new things and create lifelong memories. This is the best way to turn solo travel into the most social travel imaginable.

Best trips

Discoverer Europe European Magic (Until March 2020)
10 days, From $1,553 Price $1,725
4.7
276 reviews
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In-Depth Explorer Europe Italian Espresso
8 days, From $1,246 Price $1,465
4.5
137 reviews
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$546
In-Depth Explorer Europe Spain, Morocco & Portugal
15 days, From $1,926 Price $2,265
4.3
91 reviews
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$856
In-Depth Explorer Asia Vietnam Experience
12 days, From $1,602 Price $1,889
4.7
183 reviews
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In-Depth Explorer Australia The Big Walkabout (Start Sydney - Until March 2020)
20 days, from $4,055
4.8
22 reviews
In-Depth Explorer New Zealand The Big Tiki (Auckland to Christchurch Summer)
19 days, From $2,448 Price $2,879
4.8
175 reviews
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$465
Iconic Essentials Europe European Highlights (From April 2020)
14 days, From $2,157 Price $2,815
4.5
364 reviews
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$768
In-Depth Explorer Latin America Viva Costa Rica (From Dec 2019)
9 days, from $1,449
4.9
14 reviews
Short Trips & Festivals Europe Amsterdam For New Year
4 days, From $561 Price $660
3.8
10 reviews
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We believe that life’s greatest lessons are learned through travel.

Real life doesn’t happen when you colour inside the lines, it’s only when you break free, trust your impulses, and intentionally live with your eyes wide open, that you become the person you’re meant to be. On a Contiki tour, you’ll be surrounded by like-minded single travellers, ready to embark on the solo adventure of a lifetime but with new friends by your side. If you’re wary of travelling solo, you’ll find that with us our Trip Manager will always ensure you’re comfortable and happy, and that you always have incredible bonding experiences with other young travellers like you.

That’s why our tailor-made packages that span over 8 different travel styles make us the best people to kick off your solo tour.

Put simply, we’re the world’s leading youth travel company. With 300 trips spanning 6 continents, one thing's for sure, 100% of our solo travellers come home with new friends from around the world. No matter if it’s backpacking, camping or sailing, this is solo travel redefined. You’ll enter into the world with confidence, and return a completely different person.

SOLO TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

FAQs

Where should I travel when single?

You can travel solo all around the world - it's more common than you think! On our trips, 55% percent of travellers go 'solo'. Of course, they don't stay solo for long, as when you travel it's easy to make friends with young people like. It's also great for a spot of romance, if that's what you're after.


Where can I go on vacation alone?

Anywhere! But if you want to ensure you don't stay on your own for too long, consider taking a group tour. On our trips, 55% of travellers join us alone, but leave with lifelong friendships.


Where can I travel in Europe solo?

Anywhere, from Rome to Paris, Berlin to Prague you'll find likeminded solo travelers who want to see as much as Europe as possible. But if you want to ensure you don't stay on your own for too long, consider taking a group tour. On our trips, 55% of travellers join us alone, but leave with lifelong friendships.


Where is the best place to travel alone?

We think some of the best places for solo travel are Asia, Europe or Australia, but really it doesn't matter where you go as long as you want to make new friends and see new things. If you want to ensure you don't travel alone for too long, consider taking a group tour. On our trips, 55% of travellers join us alone, but leave with lifelong friendships.

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