In this “places to visit before you die” list, we’ll leave the big cities a little aside, we will show you 10 places of extraordinary and unique natural beauty. As listed only 10 places, it is difficult to choose, so don’t be sad if your favorite place doesn’t appear, just leave it in the comments.
It doesn’t matter how advanced our cities are, eventually, we get bored of all the stress, noise, and crowd in the city and wish to be in nature. Blue water lakes, beautiful mountains, magnificent oceans with fabulous islands. Our world has numerous breathtaking places and awesome sceneries just waiting for you to find out them.
The Phi Phi Islands, Thailand
Located in Thailand, between Phuket Island and the mainland. The Phi Phi Islands has environmental protection from the Phi Phi-Hat Nopparat National Park, in which is integrated. The Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Ley, are about an hour from Phuket – one of the most popular destinations in Thailand.
Stunning rock formations, classic beaches, and vivid turquoise waters with colourful marine life – it’s absolutely a perfect paradise.
Moraine Lake, Canada
Moraine Lake is located in Banff National Park, Canada, and is a World Heritage Site, listed by UNESCO in 1985.
Located in the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada, Moraine Lake landscape is of great scenic beauty, and its waters change between various green and blue colors. It’s a great to take your family on an adventure vacation, too.
Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina
The Perito Moreno Glacier is based in the Los Glaciares National Park in the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina. It’s one of the most important tourist attractions in the Argentine Patagonia.
Besides an extraordinary beauty, the glacier is considered one of the world’s major fresh water reserves.
Salar De Yuyni, Bolivia
credits: Tomas Rawski
Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world, with more than 10,500 square kilometers.
The Salar was formed due to transformations between numerous prehistoric lakes. It’s covered by a salt crust, which has an incredible flatness over its entire area.
Antelope Canyon, Arizona (USA)
Located in the lands of the Navajo nation in Arizona, this beautiful canyon has an amazing natural canvas of color and unique structure. It’s the dream of every photographer.
Mother Nature was very kind to these islands. Diving, fishing, sailing and relaxing are the main activities for tourists in the 155 islands located in the Indian Ocean archipelago. Unquestionably, the beaches are the major tourist attraction. Amazing beaches, by the way!
credits: Martin Sojka
Bagan is illustrious due to the expanse of sacred geography, the size and amount of their ancient monuments . The ruins of Bagan cover a region of 16 square miles. Nearly all of its buildings were built-in the 11th to 13th centuries, back then Bagan was the capital of the Myanmar dynasty.
Pamukkale, which means “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a beautiful natural site located in Denizli Province, southwestern Turkey. The location contains hot springs and travertines, a form of limestone deposited especially by hot springs. It’s Turkey’s most important mineral-bath spa due to its natural splendor.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia. Built by The King Suryavarman II in the 12th century as his capital city and state temple. As the most preserved temple at the location, it’s the only one that remained as a religious centre since foundation – first devoted to the Hinduism, then Buddhist. It has become an emblem of Cambodia, showing on its national flag, and it’s the prime attraction for tourists in the country.
Ice and fire bring a stunning view of this island of extremes, where some of the hottest volcanic springs meet some of the biggest glaciers. Every single season has its own exclusive charm and there is always a show of natural beauty along with the colours of nature.