Beautiful Places In The World – Our Top 10 Travel Picks!
Look for new locations you have never thought about for your next travel destinations! Most of the world’s beautiful places are natural wonders and require some efforts to get there. However, these efforts are what make you appreciate the places and their beauty even more!
1. Taktsang Monastery, Bhutan
The only country in the world that has the Ministry of Happiness gets the first prize in our list of beautiful places! It is a heart-stopping place hidden in the mountains. No matter if you are a religious person or not, this monastery is worth to visit to get the experience you will never forget. Recognized as one of the Buddy holiest places, the monastery is situated 3,120 meters above sea level. Be ready for a small trek if you want to get to the Tiger’s Nest. There is a possibility to take a horse at the beginning of the path, and then you have to climb 850 steps upstairs to reach the final point, but your efforts are worthy of the view that will open for you at the top!
2. Westfjords, Iceland
Most visitors rarely ever get to see this part of Iceland, despite it being one of the most beautiful places in the world. The Westfjords is a huge peninsula in the most northwestern part of Iceland, full of natural miracles, unforgettable views, and the wide spaces. When you go there, all the Scandinavian beauty suddenly becomes a reality. Here you can enjoy the natural hot pots, go skiing, kayaking, hiking, and observing the vast landscapes of the North. Follow your way and the power of Odin be with you!
3. Aogashima Volcano, Japan
This volcano island iconic to Japan is a true secret paradise with a mysterious history and remarkable landscapes. It truly is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. One will not find tourist crowds here, so the island maintains it as an authentic spirit and untouched beauty. You can reach the island only by air from Hachijojima, the nearest island, or use a boat. Alien landscapes and the serene spirit make the island a great place to explore and inspire.
4. The Mont Saint Michel, France
If you have ever dreamed about a fantasy world, dragons, ancient kings and beautiful princess, you should visit this place! One of the most picturesque, beautiful places, Normandia – with its fantasy-looking castle, scenery location, and rich history – has the features of both gothic and Romanian architecture. Many countries and rulers fought for the Mont Saint Michel; later, there was a period of slow decline. It is listed in the World Heritage Sites as one of the most beautiful castles in Europe.
5. Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand
New Zealand is known for its breathtaking landscapes, so it was an easy decision to include this national park as one of the most beautiful places in the world. There are many places to discover; lakes, rivers, forests, and all the magnificent scenery of this country amaze and inspire. If you look for peace and tend to avoid crowded areas, explore the parks of New Zealand!. Lake Rotoroa and Rotoiti Lake are the largest ones in the park. There are many activities and routes to walk there. Try mountain biking, boating, or canoeing. The climate of New Zealand is perfect for nature exploring because extreme heat or extreme cold are not typical for this region.
6. Iguazu Falls, Brazil
The magnificent waterfalls will make you understand why Brazil is home to one of the most beautiful places in South America. Unlike other waterfalls that look impressive in pictures but leave you wanting more, Iguazu Falls’ unique location puts you in the middle of the water element and leaves breathless. This is another natural wonder that attracts a lot of visitors; while the waterfalls can be reached relatively easily, you will not feel cramped or crowded, thanks to the numerous open viewpoints.
7. Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC Trek), Nepal
Unlike Everest Base Camp, you can climb here if you do not have any special skills and experience. The landscapes of Nepal are absolutely fantastic, and you can enjoy the views of the highest mountains in the world nearly year-around. In spring, you may observe rhododendron flowers blooming, but there is still snow at some parts of the track. In addition, you may see the marvelous Machapuchare mountain on your way up or turn down the small trail to Punhill to see the impressive Dhaulagiri mountain. Namaste!
8. El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
This place has the most beautiful sandy beaches but remains relatively unknown to tourists. Surrounded by rocks and inhibited by unique species, El Nido is a great place to stay on the beach all day long. You may discover the nature at one of these beautiful places if you have ever wanted to try climbing, snorkeling, or diving. El Nido is a wonderful place to stay if you are looking for a local experience.
9. Rainbow Mountains, China
As one of the most famous Chinese landscapes, the Rainbow Mountains keep their impressive colors all year long. It’s best to travel here in the summer, when the temperature is comfortable for hiking. Located in the Zhangye National Geopark and awarded by all possible tourist rankings, these mountains look like a painting created by an inspired painter. In reality, the colors and shapes are created by deposits of sandstone and other minerals that are over 24 million years old. The rich palette of red, yellow, pink, brown and orange makes this place one of the most beautiful places to visit.
10. Moraine Lake, Canada
This glacier lake in the mountains of Banff National Park is on our list of beautiful pleaces for many reasons. The unbelievably blue hue is caused by the refraction of light off the rock floor deposited in the lake on a continual basis. The area is so peaceful and powerful that the time you spend there will become the happiest time of your life. If you are looking for adventures, you may try canoeing as well as boating at the lake. With hundreds of trails around the lake as well, it is a great idea to try hiking.