Human Population

As the world human population clocked 8 billion today, there will likely be a paradigm shift in the manner people used to travel.

By Panchali Dey

Human Population

As human population hits 8 billion, these are the least populated countries for a solitary vacation

As the world human population clocked 8 billion today, there will likely be a paradigm shift in the manner people used to travel. People will be seeking more space and will start choosing sparsely-populated countries as their next travel destinations.

If this news has hit you hard, and you are also confused about where to go, here is a list of the least populated countries that you can travel to for a relaxed vacation.



This destination is a paradise for wildlife lovers, who love to experience the breathtaking sunsets, while enjoying a safari in the midst of dense jungles. In fact, if you have been keen on going on an ultimate wildlife safari, head to Namibia, and you will not regret it. Plus, the country is also home to some architectural masterpieces.




Iceland doesn’t need an introduction, and is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations. With incredible beauty and sparse population, Iceland is also one of the world’s most volcanically active areas. Some of the highlights that make this place just magical are hot springs, hot geysers, ice fields, glaciers, and breathtakingly beautiful fjords. Not to forget, the Northern Lights that one cannot sincerely ignore while talking about Iceland.



The smallest country in South America, this one is truly a beauty in every sense. Dotted with rivers and lush green forests, you get to explore some of the breathtaking jungles via safaris. There are tons of natural wonders that are waiting to be explored; plus, this place is also famed for delectable food and lively party hubs.



Its pristine lakes, culture, gorgeous countryside views, and rugged mountains are some of the highlights of this place that won’t let you get bored for a moment. Ideal for nomadic travel experiences, you can opt to visit this place for an offbeat experience.



It’s one of those pretty destinations where you won’t mind splurging on boat or helicopter rides. With the world’s scarcest population, it boasts of mesmerising views that include lofty slopes, beautiful glaciers, and breathtaking fjords! When here, one should not miss out on indulging in various activities, such as rock climbing, sea kayaking, and salmon fishing, and catching the sight of Aurora Borealis at least once!

French Guiana

French Guiana

Nestled in the corner of South America, this destination is not only sparsely populated, but it’s also replete with vast jungles and rainforests. It’s dotted with colonial architecture, and is a sight to behold. If you love to be amid nature, this place should be on your travel bucket list. It might be a bit expensive to travel to this destination, but it’s worth every penny and effort.


Vatican City

It’s not only the world’s smallest fully independent nation-state, but is also one of the least populated countries in the world. With just less than 1000 citizens, you can enjoy a relaxed vacation here. Also, the complex and unbelievable history of this place will surprise you as it was not always this small!



It’s one of the best-kept secrets of the South Pacific that you should definitely visit if you get a chance. This picturesque island nation will woo you with its limestone cliffs, rock pools, and gorgeous limestone cliffs and, not to forget, the very friendly dolphins. Plus, there will be a crowd to bother you every now and then. If your visit to this place is less than 30 days, you will not have to bother about getting an entry visa too.


Courtesy: Times of India


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