Are you planning for your trips this year? If so, you might want to consider these 10 breathtaking places on your list. They will surely make your jaw drop and you won’t believe that places as beautiful and majestic as these actually exist on earth. Let us take a look at these wonders and perhaps you will be inspired to book your ticket now.
11. Whitehaven Beach, Australia
There are a lot of white sand beaches all over the world, but this is perhaps the best one. It is a long beach stretching for about 7 kilometers. It is only accessibly by boat. It was also named as one of the most eco-friendly beaches in the world by CNN. You are not allowed to bring pets or smoke when you are on this beach. It looks really pristine and untouched that you would want to stay there for good.
10. Molokai, Hawaii
This is the perfect image of Hawaii before it became a haven for tourists. Back when it was untouched, Hawaii looked a thousand times better than it is today. The Molokai is a proof to that. This 1-mile wide island is definitely nature’s gift to mankind. It also contains hidden waterfalls, ancient ruins and traces of rich Hawaiian heritage. It is so untouched that you can’t even see a single traffic light on the island.
9. Engadine Valley, Switzerland
The diamond dust light is the main feature of this place that has been a tourist attraction for over 3 centuries. The display of light is totally visible during the cold winter nights. They look like ice crystals glittering from the sun. You may also view the St. Moritz covered in snow.
8. Samburu District, Kenya
This district is located in a very remote part of Kenya. You have to travel 150 miles across the country up until you reach the Turkana Desert. This is where the Samburu people live. They were totally out of the progressive world that they have maintained much of their culture. This includes their wonderful hair decorations, clay-covered faced and colorful clothing. They can give you the best that Africa has to offer in terms of culture.
7. Gangtey Valley, Bhutan
Bhutan is a very small country, sandwiched between bigger countries like India and China. It is one of the most peaceful countries on earth and is also deemed to be the home of the happiest people. In the Gangtey Valley, you can see the vast beauty of nature and also the rich culture of the locals. They do mask dances during the Tsechu religious festivals. Be warned though that flying to Bhutan can be a huge challenge and only a few pilots can do the job.
6. Northern Lake Baikal, Russia
There are a lot of natural wonders hidden in some of the most remote regions of Russia. This lake is located in southern Siberia and is considered the world’s largest freshwater. During winter, the water freezes into turquoise ice. The temperature also drops up to -19°C and the lake starts to look even more amazing.
5. Kuang Si Falls, Luang Prabang, Laos
Laos is one of the less popular countries in Southeast Asia that is now getting more attraction due to its natural wonders that have remained untouched through the years. The Kuang Si Falls are among them. These falls are a three-tier splash with clear blue waters. The moment you see it, you might just want to dive in right away. The surrounding area can also be hiked and everything around it looks amazing.
4. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
Deep in Croatia’s Dinaric Alps, you can find this place that is considered as the land of the falling lakes. It is a place where you can find some of the most amazing natural wonders, including falls, caves, streams and lakes. It seems to be the place that God has imagined when he created the earth. There is no wonder why it witnesses millions of tourists each year.
3. Faroe Islands, Denmark
It is located in a remote area, but is still considered a part of Denmark’s territory. It is a group of `8 islands located off the coast of Scotland. You can see houses where roofs are covered with grasses and just peace and quiet all over. This is the perfect getaway if you want to be detached from the busy world even for a while.
2. Huacachina, Peru
This is a desert oasis that was built in the 1930’s. Most of those who visit Peru are excited to see Machu Picchu. Little did they know that Huacachina exists, and it is such an amazing place. Imagine being in a vast desert and suddenly you see an oasis, which is full of life. This is why this place is really special.
1. Weddell Sea, Antarctica
Would you even dare go to Antarctica to begin with? The least inhabited continent on earth has a lot more to offer as a huge part of it remains to be discovered. Currently, only scientists are stationed in the islands, although some tourists are allowed in recent years. From its unspoiled wildlife to its breathtaking scenery, a trip to this continent, no matter how expensive, is worth the price.
Now that you know where the best places can be found, it’s time to pay them a visit.