Earth has provided us with plenty of breathtaking places that are not only hard to imagine but also to accept. In an era where we believe to have seen each and everything around the world, there are places graced with unmatchable beauty and charm. You might even wonder how we, the most intelligent creatures on this planet, are still far behind from exploring it completely. It means that we do have locations that seem to have bounced off the most expensive sci-fi movie ever.
Apart from such untouched places we also have destinations that have been uplifted after human interactions. This one of a kind scenery is not only overwhelming but also has the competence to change your perceptions forever. We are blessed to live in a time when traveling to these masterpieces has become easier than ever. If you are among the ones that live to create memories, then the upcoming destinations will top your list of travel goals.
This place might be placed already high on the bucket list of each seasoned traveler. It is often said that one cannot feel satisfied with those huge glaciers no matter how many times they are witnessed. Currently, private travel companies (such as Polar Holidays) organize tours to the white continent that are both environmentally aware and informative. Going past those huge blocks of ice and witnessing penguins, polar bears and snow petrel in their natural environment is as surreal as it can be. You might also catch a glimpse of the blue whale which is enough to humble even the proudest of us all.
Tianzi Mountains, China
Spread at an area of 67 square kilometers with the highest peak mounting to 1,262 meters the nature reserve is one of the four breathtaking spots in Wulingyuan. You will not find another mountain range like this one with hills rising straight to the sky giving them an alien-like look. This protected destination is bound to make one realize the extent of nature’s creativity. Also known as the “Son of Heaven” the mountain range has popular peaks like the Sea of Clouds, the Radiance of the Moonlight, Rays of Sunshine and the Snow in winter.
, Arizona, United States
The very famous Antelope Canyon has entered our list due to its magnificence and awe-inspiring beauty. This slot canyon is based in northern Arizona and features exceptionally smooth sandstone sculptures with tall winding walls. You must experience the moments when the light beams shine over the canyon openings creating a dreamlike imagery.
Since times immemorial, people have taken the images of this place as paintings made by a rather fine artist. Yes, this area covered by dark, dead camel thorn trees on a white floor is real. With more than 900-year-old trees the abandoned land is nothing short of a supernatural experience.
Tunnel of Love, Klevan, Ukraine
We have a special mention for all the lovers and dreamers out there. The long-forgotten section of industrial railways is now home to green arches which has completely covered it for five long kilometers. You might have seen this place in popular media, and we assure that experiencing it in real life is much more captivating.
Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland
Stretching through an area of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns the Giant’s Causeway is a habitat to rare plants and animals. Being result of an ancient volcanic fissure eruption the place holds great international importance. The whole area is so dramatic that it looks like a set for a movie based on gods.
Mount Roraima, South America
Popularly known as the top of the “Lost World” the mountain is a mass of land lifted high from the ground with almost vertical cliffs. With a number of waterfalls oozing out it is fairly impossible to climb to the top. The mountain is one of the few natural creations that look too good to be real.
We consider those lucky who have been to even one of these destinations. Reliving nature’s naked beauty is something to be proud of. For most of us experiencing these places is still a dream but we can surely prepare a bucket list today. For now, start preparing for that world tour all of us are born for.