Looking to spend quality time this International Women’s Day on March 8th? The day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women the world over. It’s a good excuse to take either a solo trip, an all-women’s escapade, a family getaway and more. Here are a handful of top 20+ places to travel this Women’s Day to put on your radar, from far-flung destinations to cool experiences and perhaps some closer home.
Best Places To Visit This Women’s Day
New Zealand, Oceania
New Zealand is voted by The Travel Women as the number one destination to visit for a female traveller. An outdoor wonderland with beautiful beaches, snow-capped mountains and a burgeoning food scene, New Zealand truly is your go-to destination. Witness spectacular places in the Coromandel Peninsula such as Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach with underlying geothermal hot springs.
Take a break by the little lake called Lake Taupo and go on the legendary trek up 12 miles across dramatic natural scenery at the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Visit the Hawkes Bay Area, the second-largest wine region specialising in Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The beauty of Tasman National Park in South Island is known for its golden beaches, granite cliffs, coast track and more.
The country with extraordinary landscapes, crystal-clear lakes, mountain peaks and the best quality of life in Europe is ranked fourteen on the International Women’s Travel Center’s list of best countries to travel for women. Visit the baroque interiors of the Mirabell Palace laden with marble, world-class sculptures and enormous frescoes on the walls.
Take the train ride from St. Wolfgang to the summit of the peak called Schafberg for incredible views of Wolfgangsee Lake. Seefeld Skiing Center offers beautiful terrains and has the most upscale accommodation, your relaxing resort getaway. Witness a spectacular attraction in Vienna, the Schonbrunn Palace with 1441 rooms, built between 1696 and 1712. This is one of the top 20+ perfect places to travel this Women’s Day.
Swiss travel is easy, safe and convenient for a female traveller. Backpacking, hiking, walking tours, cultural tours, pub crawls and more await you. Here are a few attractions and activities in one of the safest paradises in the world, Switzerland. Take a hiking expedition in The Rugen, Interlaken, which is a quick 30 to 40 minutes hike to the top for amazing views of the city.
The Interlaken walking tour is lovely to discover hideaways and beautiful surroundings along with the history of the place. Visit Mount Titlis in the Ice Flyer, a top attraction in Engelberg. Witness a dozen epic waterfalls in Oeschinensee in the canton of Bern, a popular lake with rock cairns that you can walk under. Give yourself the much-deserved break and celebrate Women’s Day in a perfect destination.
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Singapore is a popular travel destination with kids and among the good places to go for a family vacation. So, this Women’s Day, spend time together on a family vacay. Feel the thrill in bungee jumping, visit electrifying nightclubs, entertainment parks, wander around gardens or encounter wild animals at night.
Holiday in the global metropolis and have a fabulous time with your loved ones. From fun entertainment parks with cinematic themes, uniquely designed zones, nature trails with different types of trees and flowers, night safaris, beautiful Gardens by the Bay and amazing nightlife thrills. Take unique tours in the Vespa sidecars, and a fabulous Night Safari. This and more make Singapore yet another top perfect place to travel this Women’s Day.
Dubai caters to all and is one of the best cities to visit as a woman. The holiday destination offers water parks, beaches, aquariums, museums, architectural splendours and much more. Explore highlights such as the landmark Burj Khalifa with a visit to the 124th-floor observation deck. Indulge in the magical Desert Safari with BBQ, dinner onboard the Dhow Cruise along the shimmering Dubai Marina for a wonderful sightseeing experience of the Dubai skyline and embrace Arabic hospitality.
Rejoice in the entertainment splendour at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo and more. Savour international cuisine at the fancy and high-end dining venues. Dubai has some of the world’s best restaurants. Don’t forget to shop at one of the world-class malls from The Dubai Mall or Mall of the Emirates and more. Make Dubai your pick from one of the perfect places to travel this Women’s Day.
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Morocco, North Africa
Morocco lets you experience ancient cities, rugged mountains, sprawling deserts, traditional souks and rich culture. One of the top places to visit, it also offers very easy travel logistics. Feel yourself charmed by alleyways of lively kasbahs and luxury chic boutique hotels.
Explore in the authentic journey a Berber Village, off-roading trails, Todra Gorges beauty, and breathtaking dunes of Erg Chebbi in the magical Sahara Desert.Experience a camel ride to a camp in the middle of nowhere, explore the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and take in the beauty of Draa Valley. Holiday to see the many highlights such as Bab Mansour, Royal Stables of Meknes, Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, and more.
The Maldives, South Asia
The Maldives, a nation island on the Indian Ocean is one of the perfect places to travel this Women’s Day to indulge in the sunshine and sandy beaches. Book an all-women tour package or head off solo. Either way a holiday in a luxury resort is just what you may need. Wake up to pleasant sea breeze and exotic ocean views in the Maldives which promises ecstasy and Maldivian charm.
Stay in a luxurious superior room amid lagoon surrounds and classy facilities. Head out to soak in the pleasures of a spa treatment while the kids are entertained with watersports and excursions. Splash in the freshwater outdoor swimming pool or feel a sense of inner wellbeing in the yoga sessions. Experience dining by the ocean views and soak in the solitude. Treat yourself to the best island resort holiday and celebrate Women’s Day in style.
Kenya, East Africa
Kenya is among the best places to visit for a wildlife safari vacation with incredible customised safaris, snow crest mountains, palm-fringed coastlines, sprawling deserts and UNESCO Heritage Sites. Pick a guided tour that will help you discover migration safaris in the soul-stirring diverse land.
Explore the exhilarating safari in the swamps of Amboseli, witness wildlife in the famous Masai Mara National Reserve and soak in the beauty of the sparkling pink-coloured waters of Lake Nakuru. Spot amazing wildlife against the backdrop of Mt. Kilimanjaro and take an extraordinary African holiday. The Great Rift Valley and the Kenya Lake system are mind-blowing wildlife spotting attractions. Celebrate Women’s Day in the wild!
Greece is best known for its architecture of Athens and the coastal Santorini scenes. The country also offers 6000+ islets and islands across the Aegean and Ionian Seas. Mykonos shows off the best sunrises, spectacular beaches of Zakynthos with turquoise blue waters and more. Stroll the region for cool cafes, delicious eateries and traditional houses.
Greek islands in the southern Aegean Sea are a masterpiece of extraordinary physical beauty and colour. Santorini, Mykonos, Crete, Naxos, and Paros are among the best islands to visit in Greece. This blue & white coloured destination has a history that dates back to the beginning of mankind with ruins and historical landmarks to explore. Be among the most hospitable and loving people who guide you through your holiday.
Georgia is a perfect travel destination with the kind of warmth that can touch every traveller’s soul. The beautiful countryside with history and architectural beauty has become one of the hot tourist destinations. Georgia offers amazing culture, winding streets, UNESCO World Heritage sites and more to make it a perfect place to travel this Women’s Day. Be delighted with visits to Tbilisi, beautifully located in the foothills of the Trialiti mountain range.
Enjoy a sense of calmness as you walk down the streets with charming shops around. The journey promises to be a dream come true with amazing attractions like the aerial tramway, exciting cable car rides, splendid views of beautiful churches and fortresses while on a walking trail.
Iceland with the world’s most awesome vistas is situated just outside the Arctic Circle. Visit the island nation for gushing waterfalls, underground ice caves, Aurora Borealis, and towering volcanoes. The destination is desirable with Jokulsarlon, the deepest glacial lake in the country that attracts visitors. Watch the gathering of seals and the floating blue icebergs. Reynisfjara Beach is astounding with its basalt columns and black sands.
Take an Arctic adventure to Iceland where mountains are covered with snow and daylight temperature is about 4°C. The air is cold and with about 8 hours of daylight, you can expect snow, fog and sun sometimes. Reykjavík, the capital city is filled with life where every bar, restaurant and corner buzzes in excitement with off-the-venue acts.
Seychelles with its crisp white beaches and untouched jungle ecosystems is a popular destination in the world. Vallee de Mai, a UNESCO listed site, is so transcendently beautiful, almost like the Garden of Eden. The stunning island nation of Africa welcomes tourists with super-luxe resorts and gorgeous natural beauty. The archipelago of 115 islands on the Indian Ocean is a popular bucket-list destination.
Participate in swimming, snorkelling, and other fun water sports activities at the heavenly Beau Vallon Beach. Visit the Craft Village to indulge in arts, crafts, creole architecture, and interesting gastronomy. Go on to view spectacular sights of the sea and mountains from Mission Lodge, a vantage point famous in all of Seychelles. Relax and discover chillout spots in an adventurous holiday destination that is one of a kind, this Woman`s Day.
Bali is yet another woman-friendly place to travel with iconic rice paddy fields, beaches, temples and natural beauty. The Island of Gods is a never-ending adventure to suit every soul with incredible things to do and unique offerings. Bali with its numerous water adventures and cultural tours is an exciting destination.
Book a best all-inclusive Bali package that includes a host of waterfront adventures such as flyboarding, sea walking, parasailing, scuba diving, jet skis and snorkelling to name a few. While the Ayung river in Ubud offers a variety of spots to enjoy water sports, beaches in Tanjung Banoa and Nusa Dua are considered the best in Bali for water sports. With a variety of scenic spots like the Tegalalang rice fields or wonderful sports adventures such as snorkelling, look forward to some amazing times.
Saudi Arabia, Middle East
Discover Saudi Arabia to sightsee the iconic cities of Riyadh, Al Ula and Jeddah. Witness breathtaking attractions such as Al Masmak Fortress, National Museum of Saudi Arabia, Bujairi Park, Diriyah Museum among others. Visit the Alzal & Al Bishoot Market with its antique charm and traditional items.
Explore Bujairi Park, a National Park in Diriyah, one of the top attractions here to experience nature and picnic vibes. Walk around the area and taste Saudi traditional cuisine for lunch at a local restaurant. The At-Turaif Historical site is a symbol of Saudi Arabia’s culture. Travel to AlUla, a magical place of heritage and natural wonders.
Enjoy a 4×4 Safari to rejoice in the desert and sunset views at the campsite. Drive to Jabal Al raqssat which presents a wide variety of rock inscriptions that trace ancient cultures and religions. Unwind as you stare at the beauty of the attraction, a perfect place to travel.
One of the perfect places to travel this Women’s Day is Australia. It offers exotic beaches, art, culture, spectacular landscapes, extraordinary flora and fauna, world-class museums, modern cities and more. Meet the aquatic life at Sea World, visit Australia’s natural wonders, the Blue Mountain, take an amazing Sydney City tour, spend a day at the glamourous Movie World theme park and more.
Green Island is a beautiful coral bay on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef where you can take a dip in the cool waters and snorkel in the underwater world. Spend time in the Kuranda Village and engage with the local artists amongst the beauty of the lush green forest. Chance upon pretty butterflies or get a lucky hug from a Koala. ‘The land down under’ welcomes you this Women’s Day.
Sri Lanka, South Asia
Sri Lanka, the ‘Pearl Island’ is a beautiful island country in the Indian Ocean. This is an incredible adventure waiting to happen, and one of the favourite places to travel this Women’s Day. The amazing paradise island has famous heritage spots, culture, temples with religious stories to tell, and amazing cuisine.
From Sembuwatta Lake, Kandy town and bazaar, Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden, Nuwara Eliya City Ramboda Waterfall, Kosgoda Lagoon to name a few, the island destination is a wonderful vacay. Sri Lanka is a place with unique cultural and typical charms with a calm and pristine aura. You can look forward to breathtaking panoramas, tea vineyards, colonial-era cottages, seafront cafes, soft sandy beaches, peaceful waters and appealing palm trees.
The City of Lights with its unforgettable ambience is a romantic place to travel this Women’s Day. The stately museums, the gentle River Seine, centuries-old churches and Neoclassic designed architecture makes the city divine. Wander the cobbled walkways and graceful bridges, relish exotic cuisine or make your way to the cafe.
Paris has an atmosphere of its own with its many splendours such as the Musee d’Orsay, boutiques in Le Marais, the iconic Eiffel Tower and the majestic Versailles Palace. Snacking on street crepes is unmissable. The vast collections of art and the world-class museums, fashion and cuisine all together make Paris one of the best places to visit in Europe.
London, the enchanting capital of the United Kingdom with famous London museums, places of interest and sightseeing spots is a fabulous tourist destination. A visit to London must include famous places such as Natural History Museum London, London Zoo, Legoland London, Science Museum London among others.
There are so many important places in London to see and experience such as a fine selection of cafes, eateries, stunning Georgian architecture, Windsor Castle tour, London Bridge, a giant wheel London, Westminster Abbey tour and much more. Enjoy London, the world’s largest financial center noted for its cultural dynamism and elite lifestyle. Board a vintage red double-decker bus for spectacular views of the Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye, and more.
Canada, North America
Canada with its natural wonders and exceptional grandeur should be among your top 20 places to travel this Women’s Day. Traverse the world’s second-biggest country to explore fascinating park tours, sightseeing, attractive cities and more. This is an ideal destination to enjoy multigenerational entertainment, rodeos, zoos and amazing nature.
Prepare for a fortnight of fun and adventures at Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver, Banff, and more. Visit top attractions like the Niagara Falls, Gondola rides, thrilling views from the Capilano Suspension bridge, nature tours to Victoria and Butchart Gardens, the fabulous Shannon Falls, among others. Embrace beautiful mountain ranges, stunning valleys and the majestic Rockies. Take a stroll and meet new friends around the Harbour Front park in Toronto and be a part of this powerhouse city with over 25 million people visiting every year.
Experience the unique culture, stunning national parks, sail through the beautiful Adriatic Sea and have a unique holiday in Croatia. The country with beautiful coastlines, popular historic cities like Dubrovnik and Split, mountainous landscapes and vast vineyards, this is an adventure waiting to happen. Visit the ‘Land of a Thousand Islands’, Croatia, one of the top perfect places to travel this Women’s Day.
Experience the most blessed glory of nature reflected through magnificent waterfalls, 5 Island Tours, interesting walking adventures of Zagreb, Zadar, Split and explore other historical sites. Croatia’s beauty is spellbinding with its pristine Plitvice Lakes National Park, aquamarine waters, breathtaking landscapes, beautiful Blue Cave and charming towns from the walled city of Dubrovnik to the famous islands of the Adriatic coastlines. Come, fall in love with its beauty and have an adventurous holiday.
One of the top global destinations that should be on your bucket list is sunny Spain. Explore the cities of Barcelona and Madrid for their modernistic landmarks, arts and architecture. Travel to witness the many festivals like La Tomatina or the famous Encierro or running of the bulls. Indulge in the flavours of authentic Spanish cuisine such as tortilla de patatas, gazpacho soup, tapas and more. Spaniard’s won’t go a day without parties and siestas.
The overwhelming Mediterranean beaches, world-famous flamenco dance and Spanish football will ensure a fabulous vacay. The Prado and Paseo del Artes, The Great Mosque of Cordoba, The Alhambra and Generalife Gardens, Seville Cathedral, Alcazar and more are enchanting attractions to witness. So, get ready to treat yourself to a fabulous Women`s Day for a journey full of enchanting vibes and world-famous monuments.