Top 10 Least Traveled Countries on the Planet

Don’t we all have favourite dream destinations on our travel bucket list? USA, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, China and Dubai are among the world’s top visited nations. A big number of tourists have similar likings to visit Japan and Australia, too.

We know the value of travelling and expanding our list of places travelled to. But these places in list are Planet’s 10 Least Traveled Countries. Now investigate these pristine spots that have been totally been disregarded in the travel industry map. So in this event if you are planning to take a voyage to these places then you need to know more.

1. Timor – Leste

This is on top of the list, truly the least visited country in the world.  Timor-Leste, or East Timor, is a Southeast Asian country, ringed by coral reefs and beaming with marine life. East Timor is independent since 2002, a young country that offers beaches and marine life to the traveler. It is a safe country to visit yet has poor infrastructure. Flights to Timor are very expensive so it is not a very preferred destination.

Beautiful Island under the Blue Sky

2. Anguilla

Anguilla is a tiny island nation in the Caribbean Sea. Due to its proximity to the well known St Martin, this island has never been an option to visit by tourists.  Anguilla has everything that you may wish to explore from an islands in the Caribbean, breathtaking scenery, best white sandy shorelines ornate with palm trees and turquoise water all around. This place is simply perfect for swimming and sunbathing. It likewise has some excellent coral reefs off the coast which makes it additionally an incredible spot for scuba diving and swimming.

3. Liberia

Liberia is home to Sapo National Park, a standout amongst the most mainstream national stops in West Africa. This gigantic ensured zone bolsters a different environment brimming with lavish foliage and jeopardized natural life, similar to the dwarf hippopotamus. The seaside capital, Monrovia, is overhauled by three carriers and is home to national exhibition halls and palm-bordered shorelines. Brilliant Beach is a most loved spot for bright dusks and all-out unwinding. Climbing in the Nimba Mountains is another prevalent movement. Only 57,000 guests came to Liberia in 2015. A visitor visa is required and should be gotten preceding travel to Liberia. Confirmation of yellow fever immunization is additionally required.

Darvaza- Crator of Fire


4. Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is known as the least travelled country in Central Asia.  Here land is over 80% desert, and the traditional Turkmen life is nomadic. One side of Turkmenistan is bordered by the Caspian Sea and largely covered by the Karakum Desert. It’s famous for archaeological ruins at Nisa and Merv. These being the major towns along the ancient trade route the Silk Road. The ancient mosques, bazaars, and castles are the main focus of tourist attractions. A traveller will need a visa to visit here. The formalities are tedious hence it’s not considered as a tourist destination by many visitors

5. Guinea

Guinea an independent country in West Africa, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west. The nation’s tourist traffic went down because of Ebola episode from 2014 to 2015.Even though,  WHO declared that Guinea ebola-free since 2016, the country’s tourism has not yet picked up. It’s famous for the Mount Nimba Nature Reserve.  The reserve plays guardian to a variety of unique plants and animals, including chimpanzees and the viviparous toad. The capital city, Conakry, is base to the modern Grand Mosque and the National Museum, with ancient relics and artifacts.

Serenity of Solomon Island

6. Solomon Islands  

The Solomon Islands is a country of several islands in the South Pacific. It is a territory and one of the archipelago’s biggest islands. You might not have known about this nation previously but The Solomon Islands has a rich tropical rainforests that spreads the greater part of the island where you can likewise discover more than 200 assortments of orchids and 70 types of reptiles. This is virgin nature’s habitat which offers outdoor recreations like hiking, diving, surfing and kayaking. Yet The Solomon Islands receive not more than 30,000 visitors every year. This makes it one of the least traveled tourist countiries of the world

7. Montserrat  

Montserrat is known to be a hilly Caribbean island, part of the Lesser Antilles chain while being a part of the British Overseas Territory. The north part of this island is beautiful with unexplored territories and has black-sand beaches, coral reefs, high cliffs and caves by the shoreline. The island is additionally encompassed by reefs that can be appreciated through swimming and scuba plunging. Redonda, an uninhabited island is the most loved spot for scuba jumping where you can discover six-foot barrel wipes Eagle Ray, Stingrays, and medical attendant shark.

8. Kiribati  

The Republic of Kiribati is a country in the central Pacific Ocean that comprises of 32 atolls and one raised coral island of Banaba.  This nation has delightful white sandy shorelines and furthermore an incredible spot for drifting or yachting. The external islands of the nation offer an all-around vivacious customary culture to its guests. Individuals from Kiribati are commonly inviting and inviting to travellers. Since Kiribati is technologically backward according to American standards and in 2008 the Runway for landing was considered hazardous flights to this country were discontinued. Now flights and tour operators have resumed however this laid back beautiful country is not gaining popularity as a tourist destination.










The Local Villagers of Niue




9. Niue 

Niue is a little island nation in Oceania that is situated amidst the Cook Islands and Tonga. There are plenty of activities to do in Niue. Kayaking, fishing, swimming, and diving to name a few. The Utuko Reef in Alofi and the reef pools at Hio Beach is a portion of the acclaimed spots for swimming. Dolphins and whales can likewise be seen off the coast. The people of Niue see New Zealand as a land filled with job opportunity and are leaving the country for better job and lifestyle opportunities. Only two flights operate to Niue from Aukland hence it’s a reason why tourists opt out of travelling to this holiday destination.

10. Nauru

This small country of Nauru is the tiniest island nation on the planet. In 2017, only 130 guests adventured out to visit to this island, making it the least-visited nation on the planet. Nauru is situated upper east of Australia. It can be reached by a four-hour non-stop flight from Brisbane. The Command Ridge is considered the most astounding point on the island, which has a corroded Japanese station from World War II. While sandy beaches and a lazy holiday are what it has to offer? A vacationer visa is required and should be gotten via mail before you travel to Nauru.


This post is written by Anahita Irani, who has been a preschool teacher for 25 years. She is also is a lifestyle and food blogger. She enjoys solo traveling and blogs at You can check one of her posts – Top 10 things to do in Bangalore