Travelling in beautiful places is stress-buster. Travelling is rejuvenating. Travelling creates everlasting memories. We fly in the skies, dive in the water, stroll on the countrysides, sightsee top-notch attractions, and eat at gourmet dining areas. Doing all these, it’s the glitz, grandeur and glory of the place that we reminisce about in our days back home. From flamingo-pink lakes, starlit skies, cloud-clad mountains to the phalanx of skyscrapers, giant aquariums, desert resorts and history-rich architecture, this world embraces beauty in all forms.
Here we have handpicked 7 of the most beautiful places in the world to add to your travel list:
1. Grand Canyon, USA
A whopping 277 miles long, 18 miles wide (at some places), and almost 1.5 miles deep canyon — who knew that erosion could contribute to something so extraordinary! Over 6 million years ago (no one really knows how old it is), the Colorado River began carving this immense Yellowstone’s gorge. Travelers remain awestruck as they enjoy the view from a variety of vantage points.
2. Angel Falls, Venezuela
Venezuela has bountiful hidden gems, including the World’s highest waterfall; Angel Falls torrent at a height that is 16 times of Niagara Falls. Stand in front of these cascading falls. It tumbles the heart-shaped, sandstone- topped peak Auyantepui into Devil’s Canyon. Travelers upgrade the experience by hiring a boat and staying overnight in a hammock.
3. Desert Safari Dubai, UAE
Desert Safari Dubai is a truly unforgettable excursion that is stirring alchemy of adventure and traditions. It has the thrill of 4*4 dune bashing, the peace of camel riding, and the tingle of trying sandboarding for the first time. It is unbelievable to spot the sweeping dunes on orange earth, amidst the futuristic skyscrapers. For luxurious camping, one can reserve a stay in the desert resort with private pools and rooms with a view. Here is an inside secret: Carry a camera because you are going to witness the world’s most picture-perfect sunset.
4. Banff National Park, Canada
Snow-covered peaks, rugged beauty, glimmering glaciers, and panoramic vistas; Canada’s first national park reveals the emerald waters of Lake Louise. This park was originated. Millions of visitors flock every year to admire the awe-inspiring meadows, unparalleled mountain scenery and participate in the arsenal of activities such as white water rafting, hiking, golfing, canoeing, skiing, fishing, and much more.
5. Great Barrier Reef, Australia
The 2300km stretched Great Barrier Reef is a living masterpiece that offers a life-changing experience. Home to vivid, diverse, and exotic marine flora and fauna, including 2,500 individual reefs — this unique ecosystem is conferred the World Heritage in 1981. To get the first-hand experience of marine life, one can swim, dive and snorkel in this superlative natural beauty. Catch its mind-blowing perspective by skydiving. The destination is blessed with hundreds of tropical islands and sun-kissed beaches for a perfect respite.
6. Machu Picchu, Peru
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, an abandoned estate, and an icon of Inca civilization, Machu Picchu is nestled high in the slopes of the Andes. It continues to bewilder the historians and archaeologists as there are still a lot of things to be uncovered. It is touted as an engineering marvel that is built without employing mortar, metal tools or wheel. It has 150 buildings, amongst which is the famous Temple of the Sun; it is strategically made to let the rays of the sun highlight the intricate patterns. There’s more than one peak to climb and immerse in the astounding views of river coiling the hills.
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7. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Unarguably, heaven on the Earth, Bora Bora is a breathtaking island in South Pacific. Dotted with legendary lagoons, coral reefs and overwater villas, the place is suitable for visitors with refined taste. Whoever wants to break the monotony can find an escape in this enchanting destination. Get a supercool tan, indulge in water-based activities, and watch the unspoilt landscape. With no surprise, it is a must on every travellers’ bucket list and once you witness this alluring and celebrate destination, you will forever be besotted with its charm.
From one part of the globe to another, snow to grassland, sea to the sun, French resorts to a desert safari in Dubai, there are captivating sights that will bless your eyes, mind, and soul. Tick off any of these abovementioned places and you are going to have a jaw-dropping vacation.