Sri Lanka among the top 10 solo traveler destinations for 2024: Travel Off Path

When you think of solo travelers, you may imagine young people fresh out of college backpacking their way around the globe as cheaply as possible.

But that is no longer the whole story – the latest trends in solo travel show that the largest group is now actually people aged between 30 and 45, with women making up around 70%.

These travelers still want to do things in an affordable way, but they do have a little more to spend, often working as digital nomads as they travel.

New data from trip booking platform Flash Pack, which specializes in trips for solo travelers in their 30s and 40s, has revealed the top 10 most booked destinations for 2024 through its service.

Some iconic places have made the list, with a heavy leaning towards Asia and South America. Let’s take a closer look:

4. Sri Lanka

As 2023 came to a close, things were just getting started in the island nation of Sri Lanka.

The country reported record tourism numbers for November, and looks set to have a very strong year in 2024, with travelers attracted its unique blend of incredible nature, stunning beaches, and affordable prices.

Sri Lanka’s south coast is one of its most popular destinations with locations such as Galle, Mirissa, and Tangelle among the most popular.

Another popular activity for visitors is catching one of the picturesque train rides through the forested interior of the island – it’s one of those bucket list photos for your Instagram.