The world is an astonishing place, there are so many beautiful places to discover, that we cannot cover them in one lifetime, but there are certain places which just cannot be missed, these places are the true wonders of our amazing world, they offer you can a unique experience that you will never forget, these places contain both man-made and natural beauties.
So, if you are someone who loves to travel and is looking to travel all over the world, then back your backpacks because we will be taking a look at the Top 10 places you should visit before you die.
Grand Canyon, USA
The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon which was carved by the Colorado River in Arizona, United States, then canyon is 277 miles (446 km) long, and 18 miles (29 km) wide or 1,857 meters deep.
The grand canyon is extremely beautiful, its natural beauty is something which cannot be emphasized, there’s a reason why it is one of the most visited tourist sites in the world, the view from up here is breathtaking, The canyon stretches for hundreds of miles, there’s variety of rocks and vegetation available for you to see.
The canyon is mostly made of the earth and many ancient rocks. the grand canyon’s visual changes depending on when you’re visiting it. The weather up here is usually sunny and dry, making a great travel destination.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the majestic wonders of the ancient world, it is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only wonder which is still intact, this makes it enough of a reason for you to visit this ancient structure, the pyramid is located just minutes away from the city Cairo, and is in the middle of a hot and dusty desert, the Pyramids were constructed in 2000 B.C.
The pyramid of Giza stood at 481 feet and was the tallest man-made structure for about 3,800 years., but due to factors like erosion and other natural causes, it now stands at 455 feet. The Great Pyramid was made up of more than two million heavy blocks, it was estimated that it took over twenty years and about 120,000 of workers to finish the pyramids. So, if you are looking to explore the ancient wonders and the rich culture of Egypt, then you should visit The Pyramid Of Giza.
Located in the TenggerSemeru National Park, Mount Bromo is an active volcano and a sight to withhold, though its small when you compare it to other volcanoes in Indonesia, the mountain is the most well known. The massif area is one of the most visited tourist attractions in East Java, Indonesia, and for good reason, the magnificent Mount Bromo does not disappoint with its spectacular views and dramatic landscapes.
The volcano stands at 2,392 meters tall and is full of stunning beauty and wonderful surroundings, people from all over the world come here to see the beautiful sunrise over Mt Bromo. From this spot the view is just magnificent and is something which you will cherish all your life, you will also be able to see Mount Semeru smoking in the distance and the sun shining brightly.
Located on the border of Brazil and Argentina, the Iguazu Falls consists of over 275 individual cascades. The combined flow of these individual falls makes it the largest waterfall in the world. The great thing about this waterfall is that despite being the largest waterfall, you can still get pretty close to it, there are also boats and ferry tours available for you to take, there are several walkways made around the falls for you to explore the waterfall from up close.
The Devil’s throat is one of the most famous tourist spots of the waterfall, the view from up here is breathtaking and gives you an adrenaline rush, there’s so much more to the place than the waterfalls, there are several trails present on the St Martin’s Island, which are just beautiful to look at.
The other side of the waterfalls is covered by a jungle, where you can see birds, monkeys, butterflies and many other animals, the area is home to over 2,000 species of plants, you’ll be able to find exotic orchids, and towering trees.
Cappadocia looks like a place taken right out of a fairy tale, It’s a magical place, which offers a surreal view, and beautiful architecture, one of the most enjoyable things that you can do in your life is taking a hot air balloon ride over this regions, Several Hot air balloons fill the skies and offer you a view of the astonishing and dramatic lunar landscapes, we recommend that you take the hot air balloon ride at sunrise to truly capture the beauty of Cappadocia down below.
There are also underground cities for you beneath the rock formations for you to explore, the cities are full of narrow tunnels, steps and connecting rooms. There’s also an Open-Air Museum which has been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Verdon Gorge, France
The Verdon Gorge is an iconic spot located in the heart of Provence, it is often regarded as one of the most beautiful canyons in the world, the canyon is about 25 kilometres long and up to 700 meters deep.
It was formed by the Verdon River, Verdon Gorge is a popular tourist place as it is located quite close to French Riviera, you can rent kayaks and paddleboats to explore the river from up close, there’s also a man-made lake present at the end of the gorge. the river is surrounded by beautiful limestone walls, which are humungous in size.
This attracts thousands of rock climbers every year, the Verdon Gorge has over 1500 incredible routes for climbers. The fastest way to get here is by car, as you can explore the beautiful sceneries on the way.
One of South America’s Seven Natural Wonders, Salar De Uyuni is one of the most unique places that you will ever visit, it is the world’s largest salt flat, people also call it as “The place where Heaven meets Earth”.
The salt flat stretches for 10,582 square kilometres and is located near the crest of the Andes mountains and is 3,656 meters above sea level. It’s said that millions of years ago, there were several huge salt lakes in Bolivia, but then they dried out to form the World’s largest salt flat.
The best time to visit this salt flat is during the rainy season, as the mirror reflection is only visible when it rains. There are 1 to 4 days tours available for you to explore the Salar De Uyuni. We recommend that you take a 4wd tour to get the best experience.
One Of The Seven Wonders Of The World, The Great Wall Of China was built all across the borders of China for protection against various groups, The Great Wall Of China is over 21,196 kilometres long, making it the largest man-made structure ever built.
Besides its massive size, there are several other reasons why you should visit this magnificent place. You hike through the great wall will be full of information as you will learn about the dynasties who built the wall, the great wall is full of astonishing views and structures, making a great place if you’re looking for some photographs.
Also if you’re looking for a challenge, then the Great Wall Of China is going to test you, the hike through this enormous structure is not going to be easy, the challenging experience makes it a great place for adventure lovers.
The Meteora is a rock formation, located in central Greece, It is a UNESCO world heritage site, and is often regarded as a rock climber’s paradise, the entire site is covered by giant rock formations with Greek Christian Orthodox Monasteries build on top of them, There were 24 monasteries built on top of these natural pillars, out of which only six remain now, The view from up top here is just magical, as the entire region consists of breathtaking landscapes, the place also offers a challenge to rock climbers, as it takes climbers through one of the most popular routes, you can also hike through Meteora which is the best way to enjoy its natural beauty.
You can also visit the Mushroom Museum, which is very different from other museums, It’s one of the very few museums in the world that is dedicated only for mushrooms, the museum has over 250 species of mushrooms on display, and they sell over 75 unique mushroom products.
Venice was built on a group of 118 islands which are separated by canals, and are linked by over 400 bridges, this beautiful city is one of the world’s most visited tourist destinations, and for good reason, this gorgeous city is full of colour and life, you’ll notice this as soon as you step foot in the city, Venice is covered with stunning art and astonishing architecture. Venice is also known as the floating city, as it has no roads, the only means of transport are ferries and boats.
You can explore the city by going on Gondola rides, which cover historic sights and buildings and are one of the main hallmarks of the city. The streets of Venice are filled with small bars and restaurants, that offer authentic Italian cuisine. You are also going to be amazed by the architecture of Venice.
The city’s architecture is designed intelligently, the most famous type of architecture in Venice is known as Venetian Gothic architecture, which originated in the 14th century. So, if you are looking for a city which is going to transport you to a different world, then Venice is the way to go.