If you are looking for a place where you can unwind and enjoy the beautiful works of nature, we’ve round up these 10 destinations for you:
One of the most wonderful works of nature is the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights. Aside from the fact that you can view the beautiful dancing lights here in Alaska, there are also other activities that you can do. From hiking, to wildlife-watching, and dog-sledding to tax-free shopping!
Here in Australia, you can witness the equally amazing counterpart of Aurora Borealis, which is Aurora Australis. But aside from that, Australia is best known for its world-class beaches, and reefs. One example is The Great Barrier Reef; it is famous for its abundance in marine life, however, it wouldn’t be complete without diving the reef and actually seeing different species of fishes swimming around.
Blue Lagoon, Iceland
A trip to Europe wouldn’t be complete without visiting the world-renowned Blue Lagoon. It is a geothermal spa located in a lava field in Grindavik on the Reykjanes Peninsula. You can enjoy a cocktail while dipping in their toasty pool. You might also want to check out these amazing European destinations while you’re at it.
Lush green forests, picturesque landscapes, breathtaking views, if this is what you seek for in your next vacation, Nepal is the place for you. Himalayas is a mountain range in Asia, containing many of the Earth’s highest peaks. You can enjoy paragliding, Heli-skiing and many more wild adventures.
Khao Sok, Thailand
This is where nature meets adventure! Khao Sok National Park is a natural reserve in Southern Thailand, home to different species of flaura and fauna. You can interact with elephants and even roam around the park while riding on them. However, the highlight of Khao Sak is the Cheow Lan Lake situated at the heart of the park.
Banff National Park is the third-oldest national park in the whole world. Taking a trip here is definitely soul-cleansing. You can hike Mount Norquay or explore Lake Louise Ski Resort. Banff is the place to be for all nature lovers out there.
The fourth largest reef in the world is found in Fiji. It’s called the Great Astrolabe Reef. You can also make your Blue Lagoon dreams come true by visiting Turtle Island where the 1980 Blue Lagoon movie was filmed. You can also enjoy all the water-sports that are available almost everywhere.
Jiuzhai Valley, China
If there is one thing that can describe Jiuzhai, it’s WONDERLAND. Jiuzhai is a nature reserve, and a national park, with blue lakes, waterfalls, and lush forests. The natural forest covers an area of 30, 000 hectares which gives you plenty of room to roam around. There are also abundant flora and fauna in this scenic area.
Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand
These glowworms attract thousands of visitors both local, and overseas. You can marvel at this star-like display while riding a boat inside this wondrous cave. This galaxy of tiny living lights is caused by Arachnocampa Luminosa which are glowworm species found only in New Zealand.
Jeita Grotto, Lebanon
Jeita Grotto composes of two limestone caves that stretches up to 9 kilometers. These caves are famous for its amazing agglomerations of stalactites and stalagmites. It is, in fact, included in the top 14 finalists of the New 7 Wonders of the World
These places will surely make you love Nature, and all its wondrous miracles! The only thing left to do is booking a plane ticket!
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