Top 10 Safest Countries to Visit in the World

Are you thinking about your next trip?

Safety, peace, and order are among the essential factors to consider when visiting a city. A traveller should be knowledgeable of the potential dangers and how to get assistance when necessary. Because no one will enjoy travelling when restricted by threats and fear. Feeling like you are safe means that you have the complete freedom to enjoy every moment of your journey.

To help you choose your next destination, we have prepared a list of the top 10 safest countries to visit according to reviews by travellers all over the world. Check it out.

1. Iceland (Country in Europe)

Iceland is known to be peaceful and safest countries in the world and ranked first in the Global Peace Index in 2015. What makes it so safe is that it doesn’t share land borders with other countries and the threat of terrorism is low. Also known as the land of frost and fire, Iceland is a famous destination for tourists who want to witness the Northern Lights. This country is a great place for both relaxation and adventure.

Capital: Reykjavik
Currency: Icelandic króna
Population: 3.38 lakhs (2017) Eurostat
Things to Do: Blue Lagoon, Þingvellir (Thingvellir), Golden Circle, Gullfoss waterfall, Jökulsárlón Lake in Iceland, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall in Iceland, Geyser in Iceland, Skógafoss Waterfall in Iceland.

2. Denmark(Country in Europe)

Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital is the closest travel spot within Europe. It is a compact city,  making it easier to navigate. The entire city can be explored and toured by using a bicycle. Denmark also has a reputation as a country with the happiest population in the world, and one of the safest countries to visit in the world.

Capital: Copenhagen
Dialing code: +45
Currency: Danish krone
Recognised regional languages: Faroese; Greenlandic; German
Population: 57.5 lakhs (2017)
Things to Do: Tivoli Gardens(an Amusement park in Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark), The Little Mermaid, Nyhavn, Amalienborg, Rosenborg Castle, Christiansborg Palace, Kronborg, Freetown Christiania.

3. New Zealand

New Zealand enjoys a steady democracy and has nothing to do with any major world conflicts and disputes. In addition to New Zealand’s breathtaking adventure travel, you can also experience its glamorous beach views. In every corner of the country, you will find a huge and refreshing outdoor space.

4. Switzerland

A country that can be ranked among the cleanest and safest travel destinations in the world is definitely Switzerland. In fact, it is included in the FCO list of European countries with the lowest terrorism threats.

In 2014, Switzerland received 711,595 visits from British nationals; the majority of these visitors had a trouble-free experience. Switzerland is perfect for outdoor activities due to its lush green hills, snow-capped mountains, and clean lakes.

5. Canada

Canada has a low violent crime rate and almost zero in popular holiday areas and ski resorts. You will meet friendly and charming people in Canada, and can also experience the iconic and stunning Niagara Falls. Are you fond of a multicultural environment? Explore Canada and hear people speaking both French and English interchangeably.

6. Japan

Japan is certainly a very safe country to visit in the world for all travellers. In fact, it ranks among the top 10 list of the Global Peace Index. In addition to its promising safety, Japan also offers high-speed trains to make it very easy for travellers to move around the country. And don’t miss one thing in Japan when you visit in the spring – that’s when the cherry blossoms are out!

7. Portugal

Another safest country to visit in Europe is Portugal. Portugal is a country to visit without thinking much about terrorism, internal conflicts, and violent crimes. Spend a relaxing weekend in the country and take a refreshing vacation to Setubal. Among the most beautiful beaches in Portugal is Portinho da Arrabida. The water is almost perfectly still without waves.

8. Netherlands

The Netherlands rarely experience violent crimes, and Amsterdam it’s a capital city is a notable place for being active, friendly and safe. It is one of the best European cities to travel and offers countless great things for travellers. Also known as the Venice of the North, Amsterdam is blessed with globally renowned museums, beautiful canals, bridges and awesome architecture that will delight solo travellers. The Dutch capital is a place for any avid traveller looking to experience jubilant parties, an interesting ancient European city, or exploring rich history and culture.

9. Singapore

One thing that makes Singapore famous is its low crime rate and exemplary cleanliness. Also, Singapore holds a strong reputation for its safety. Nonetheless, the authorities keep on reminding people to remain vigilant and aware all the time despite the low crime rate. One thing you should learn about Singapore is getting to know their laws and regulations to stay away from any problems.

10. Hong Kong

Hong Kong is known to be among the busiest and largest cities in the world. However, it doesn’t prevent Hong Kong from being one of the greatest destinations to refresh and experience Zen, Tai Chi classes and lovely gardens.

It is often considered one of the safest cities in the world and the best gateway for travellers to Asia. Most of all, Hong Kong is a place of endless attractions, discoveries, and experiences for all visitors.

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Yanna Cerez is a passionate travel and lifestyle blogger. She is learning her trade working for Blogger Sidekick helping small businesses build authority brands with content marketing. In her spare time she loves reading books, watching documentaries and shows on Netflix.
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