Enjoying every day through traveling defines the life of some of the lucky few and for those the bucket list of places to visit is very long. But there are always a few places that need to be kept on the top order of your priority list for the sheer magnificence and brilliance of their beauty, and also the fact that most of them are too good to be true.
We offer you a list of 15 such beautiful places to visit before you die. Read On.
1. Fairy Pools on the Isle of the Skye in Scotland
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Located in the Cullins Hills, the so-called pool of fairies is a long series of cold and clear pools with small waterfalls that go down in the most beautiful way. As a traveler, you might have witnessed various waterfalls and other water bodies, but this would be nothing like you have ever seen or imagined.
2. Whitehaven Beach in Australia
The top eco-friendly beach of the world, the Whitehaven beach, as the name suggests is a heavenly beach of white sands spread on a sprawling area of 7 kilometers. The tranquility of the place cannot be described in words and the beauty of the clear beach makes you instantly fall in love with it.
3. Zhangye Danxia Landform in Gansu, China
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At least once in your lifetime you must see the magnificent Zhangye Danxia Landform in Gansu. A result of the mineral deposits and red sandstone being laid through a span of 24 million years, the Zhangye Danxia Landform has emerged as a treat to the eyes and the soul.
4. Marble Caverns of Carrera Lake in Chile
A natural wonder of nature and one of the most beautiful cave formations on the planet, the Marble Caverns of Carrera Lake in Chile forces you to bow down to the artistic geographical nature of the planet. The water filled marble caverns are nothing less than spectacular treat to your eyes.
5. The Great Barrier Reef in Australia
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It is amongst the 7 natural wonders of the world. If not for this reason, visit the Great Barrier Reef for being one of the largest collections of the amazing coral reefs in the world spread over an area of 1400 miles. The Great Barrier Reef is visible even from space.
6. The Giza Pyramids in Egypt
A name in the wonders of the world, the Giza pyramids are one of the few rare wonders that is still almost intact. These pyramids date back to 2560BC and have a spellbinding history behind them. They were the tallest manmade structures of the world for 3800 years.
7. Salar De Uyun in Bolivia
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The largest salt flat on the planet-spanning an area of 4086 miles, the Salar De Uyun in Bolivia is termed as the largest mirror of the world. The flat lake is a collective formation of several different lakes and it reflection reaches the maximum during rainy season, thus being useful in calibrating satellite.
8. Desert Excursions in UAE
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The deserts of UAE allow you to do more than just riding a camel. Visit the most famous city of UAE-Dubai for a host of desert activities done in great style and adventure. Desert safari rides, hot air balloon views of the desert, mountain and quad biking along with overnight camping, makes it a must try. Take a Dubai Tourist Visa and enjoy desert along with a host of world record breaking sites.
9. The Ghats of Varanasi in India
The oldest city in the world has something so spiritual and peculiar about it that anyone who once visits the place cannot simply forget it. If you like people watching, this is so far one of the best places. All age groups overloaded with a sense of devotion and spirituality giving the best they have to their gods; its awe- inspiring.
10. The Great Canyon and Antelope Canyon in Arizona, USA
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A beautiful gift of Colorado river that carved the structure of Great Canyon over a period of 1000 years, it is one of those sites that if not seen, incompletes your journey. Spanning over 200 miles, the Great Canyon is a delight for every traveler.
Visiting the Great Canyon and not seeing the Antelope Canyon is no less than a sin. Watch with bewilderment the perfectly painted crevices carved out of the way water million years ago, that looks straight out of a master class painting.
11. Iguazu Waterfalls in Argentina
If you have to see waterfalls why not see the best. Iguazu waterfalls in the Iguazu River are the largest waterfall in the world extending over 2 miles. Carved naturally in a semi- circle shape, it is a collection of 275 waterfalls. It is a delight to stand and see millions of liters of water plummeting down and meeting with the river offering an unforgettable and delightful view.
12. Machu Pichu in Peru
Once a royal estate of the Inca leaders, the city of Machu Pichu is an engineering marvel that baffles the engineers of the advanced world even today. Lost for over 3 centuries, it is made up of over 150 buildings and inarguably the world’s best man-made wonder with a display of intellectual engineering that leaves you shocked for the primitive tools of the 14th century. Built for over a 100 years, it is today a world UNESCO heritage site.
13. Phutgal Monastery in Ladakh, India
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You can easily miss it from a distance as it would not appear to be anything more than a honeycomb. Built around the 12th century, Phutgal monastery is home to 70 monks and is a unique structure built into the Cliffside, located on the mouth of a giant cave.
14. Pamukkale in Turkey
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Fresh with a calcium carbonate coating the area with natural hot springs is sure to take your breath away with its beauty. Taking a bath in the hot water natural tubs of Pamukkale is a must while you are there.
15. Highlands in Iceland
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Rare natural phenomena that must be seen to complete the purpose of having eyes, Highlands in Iceland offers the most spectacular view of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). Watching this natural show of our mother nature goes way beyond just entertainment, it is a sight to behold only by the lucky few.
Other places like the monument of love the Taj Mahal in India, Meteroa mountains and Santorini Island in Greece and so many more can be added to your bucket list. You can’t get enough of discovering the beauty of natural and manmade wonders. So grab your backpacks folks, and embark on a journey to discover the best of this plane. Who knows while on your road to discovery, you create history.
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Neha is a travel blogger & photographer, wildlife lover and passionate about blogging! She states writing came to her naturally. Currently she writes for Only Dubai Visa.