With the Corona Virus still lurking around it’s a big risk to start travelling again, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a travel bucket list! With all the fascinating destinations out there it can be a challenge to pick just one. Here are the top 10 best places in the world we recommend you to visit, along with friends, family or even solo-
MACHU PICCHU, PERU
More than 7,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu is one of the most popular places to visit in the world. One cannot miss out on it’s scenic beauty, majestic mountain peaks, architecture and the Inca ruins. You can hike up the Inca trail or visit the Torreón (temple of the sun), which is said to be one of the most important buildings in Machu Picchu. It is also thought to have been used for astronomical observations in the past. There are a ton of other activities you can do, like visit historic spots and beautiful places by which you will be amazed and remember for a lifetime.
Bora Bora is known as an island paradise to those who visit and know about it. Tourists can enjoy the soft white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, sapphire blue skies and peaceful isolation. Interestingly, Bora Bora is a tropical island in French Polynesia (Tahiti). What’s more, just 19 km north of Bora Bora, by helicopter or boat, you can take a ride to Tūpai, which is a coral reef formation that looks like a heart! This island is so small that there are no forms of public transit. If you plan to visit, be prepared to either walk or rent a car, bike or two-seater buggy. One can relax by going snorkelling and scuba to explore the calm, blue waters around Bora Bora. It really is the dream vacation.
THE GRAND CANYON, ARIZONA
One of the world’s natural wonders, the iconic Grand Canyon draws visitors from all over the world to perch at the edge of its towering cliffs in awe. The Grand Canyon in the Himalayas is said to be the world’s longest and deepest canyon after the Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon but is still very scenic and one of the world’s best tourist places. Over here, one can also get to observe historic rocks dating back to 1.2 billion years. Pay a visit to Grand Canyon National Park to learn about the canyon’s unique history, and get a firsthand look at its indescribable natural beauty.
Rome being the capital city of a lovely European nation, Italy, is one of the most visited urban areas on the planet. It is known for its stunning architecture, with the Colosseum, Pantheon, and Trevi Fountain as the main attractions. Nowhere else in the world will you find a city with so much history. There are innumerable number of places to visit ,the food is delicious and there is a good value for money. Rome is definitely worth visiting.
This Hawaiian island offers a wide range of experiences for visitors. You can surf, enjoy a meal on the beach at a five-star luxury resort in Wailea, ride a horse across a dormant volcano in Haleakala National Park, or hike through a rainforest in the West Maui Mountains. The natural scenery is amazing and is truly one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
The City of Light draws millions of visitors every year with its unforgettable ambiance. They all come to see iconic attractions like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe. But what travellers really fall in love with are the city’s quaint cafes, vibrant markets, trendy shopping districts and Paris’s cobblestone streets. It also well known for French desserts like croissants and the river Seine. One should definitely visit Paris atleast once in their lifetime.
MASAI MARA, KENYA
Kenya’s Masai Mara is an incredible bio-diverse area and a popular safari destination. The protected Masai Mara National Reserve park area is huge and one can spot lions, leopards, rhinoceroses, elephants, and the Cape buffalo species all during one trip. It is said that over one million wildebeest and other animals cross the area in huge groups to go from one feeding area to another.
How fun would it be to experience all this in a single trip! Whether you enjoy being in the midst of land creatures or not, this is the tourist spot for everyone to enjoy.
SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND
From wildlife to wineries, glacial valleys to star-filled skies, the South Island offers adventure in all its forms. The main feature of scenery in the South Island is the Southern Alps Mountain Range. The Alps have snowy tops all year round surrounded by glaciers and crystal clear rivers. What’s more, you can go for bungy jumping, sky diving, canyon swinging, jet boating, horse trekking and river rafting all on one island, available all year round. It is definitely worth experiencing.
Apart from it’s magnificent scenic beauty, Turkey’s capital city is another destination that offers a great mix of culture, food, and history. There are thousands of years of history here, of Ancient Greeks and Ancient Romans. You can spend the night at a wonderful restaurant eating great Turkish food and dancing to Turkish music, then rise early in the morning to the sound of the Ezan or morning Islamic call to prayer. Must-see places include the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, and Topkapi Palace.
Santorini is considered to be the most sought after place for a romantic getaway since there are not many places in the world where you can enjoy exquisitely clear waters while perched on the rim of a massive active volcano in the middle of the sea! A visit to Santorini is the ultimate gastronomic experience, as the island is a true culinary paradise. When you visit this beautiful island, you will be surrounded by vast vineyards, whitewashed cliff-top towns with castles and an amazing view of the Aegean Sea. One can only truly call it paradise.
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