The Earth is full of natural wonders that will thrill you in every way possible. But, if you actually decide to travel and view them all it will simply not be possible in one lifetime. So, it’s important to choose where you want to visit and feed the wanderlust in you to the fullest.
We have created a list of the 10 most thrilling destinations for any tourist. And these are all natural wonders that have stood the test of time.
10. Komodo Island
Imagine you walk onto a beach and it’s entirely pink!
Located in Indonesia, the Komodo Island is a part of a larger archipelago. It also hosts the Komodo National Park, home to the famous Komodo Dragon. This national park along with the pink sand beach makes for one of the best tourist destinations in the Southeast Asian region. Snorkeling and scuba diving are a must in the list of activities if you visit the Komodo island.
9. The Dead Sea
Famous for being a sea where you can float without any effort, the Dead Sea is located on the border between Israel and Jordan. It is arguably one of the most visited sites in the area as there are supposed to be healing factors associated with bathing in the Dead Sea. The water in these areas contains the highest amount of salt possible, making it possible to float.
Climate change has been heavily affecting these areas so if you wish to visit the Dead Sea, you should plan your trip soon.
8. The Sunderbans
The Sunderbans are a large area of mangrove forests located in the Eastern Indian region and extending into Bangladesh as well. These are some of the most beautiful forests in the world, and much of it sits atop a large water body. It is also home to the Royal Bengal tiger and a UNESCO heritage site as well.
If you wish to view some of the richest flora and fauna the world has to offer, a visit to the Sunderbans is a must. Don’t miss out on the canoe ride through the floating jungle!
7. Angel Falls
Often not considered on lists of natural wonders, the Angel Falls are the tallest uninterrupted waterfall in the world. This breathtaking site is located in Venezuela and does require hiking skills to reach. Those who have witnessed the Angel Falls claim that the roar of the water drowns out every sound in the area creating a wall of noise.
Even if you catch a peak of it from afar, it will be worth your wanderlust.
6. The Galapagos Islands
If you wish to see some of the rarest animals on Earth, a visit to the Galapagos Islands is a must. The biological diversity present in the region is something that has kept tourists and researchers coming back to the region for decades.
Some of the most sought-after animal sightings in the region include the giant tortoise, the Galapagos albatross, fur seals, and more.
5. Northern Lights
The Aurora Borealis, aka the Northern Lights is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the polar regions of Earth. It is a great show of cosmic lights that appear in the sky and dance for hours. The science behind these lights have been studied for decades and are still researched by enthusiasts. It is one of the greatest sights in the world and can be witnessed at specific times of the year.
Witnessing the Northern Lights will truly make you believe that nature is magical.
4. The Great Barrier Reef
One of Australia’s most visited natural sites is the coral reef known as the Great Barrier. It stretches for miles in the Pacific Ocean and can be traveled across for days. Visiting the Great Barrier Reef has become a tradition for globe trotters, however overt human interaction in the region along with industrial fishing now poses a threat.
Our advice – keep your trip to the Great Barrier Reef short, and get the best views possible.
3. The Amazon River
The longest river in the world, only next to the Nile, the Amazon runs across a whopping 4000 miles. It is surrounded by some of the densest forests in the world, some parts of which have still not been reached by scientists. A trip to the Amazon is a must for anyone seeking out natural beauty, as it is still one of the most undisturbed regions in the world.
The Amazon stretches over nine different countries, but it is best viewed by traveling to Brazil.
2. The Grand Canyon
Every natural wonders of the world list comprises the Grand Canyon, and there’s a reason for it. The canyon, the world’s largest, is 277 miles in length and runs over a mile in depth. Along with the landscape that surrounds it makes for one of the most fascinating pieces of landmass to ever exist. Visitors claim that the Grand Canyon is a testament to how small their lives are and how ancient the world really is.
The Colorado River runs across the canyon and makes for a truly scenic landscape. Scientists claim that the river and the canyon have existed for over 5 million years.
1. Mount Everest
It’s not about making it to the summit of Everest, as very few in the world have been able to do so. Rather, it’s about taking in the majestic view and the thrilling experience that comes with it. Its snow-capped peaks glittering in the morning sunlight is one of the greatest sights to see in the world, and even if you are halfway across the world, the trip will be well worth it.
There are also many small peaks of Everest that can be climbed with ease and make for great hiking trails. But, make sure that you have trained professionals with you to assist during the journey.
These are the 10 greatest creations of nature on this planet. Visit them and have your senses elevated to the maximum as you explore more of the wilderness and wild.
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