Whether your idea of natural beauty is untouched coral reefs, spectacular active volcanoes or the tallest mountain in the world, you are sure to fall in love with these breathtaking destinations. Start planning your next sightseeing adventure with inspiration from these amazing countries.
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Great Barrier Reef, Australia
The world’s largest coral reef, the Great Barrier Reef is situated off the coastline of North Queensland. Home to colourful coral islands and pristine beach getaways, the Great Barrier Reef is a symbol of the marine world at its finest. This ecologically significant region is home to thousands of different marine species, providing a natural habitat for visitors to explore, through scuba diving and snorkelling.
Iguazu Falls, Brazil
Located on the border of Brazil and Argentina, the Iguazu Falls are, without a doubt, the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. Plummeting from great heights, during the afternoon, the water of the falls creates a spectacular kaleidoscope of colours in the sky.
The Himalayas, China & Nepal
The Himalayas are home to the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest, with its astonishing peak reaching 8, 848 metres above sea level. Many travellers climb to the region for the sole purpose of tackling this infamous mountain climb. Treacherous conditions mean that much training is involved before starting the trek. Mount Everest is one of the most photographed attractions, throughout the world, with the Himalayan mountain ranges providing the most picturesque backdrop.
Taal Volcano, Philippines
Located just 50 kilometres off the coast of Manila, on the island of Luzon, the Taal Volcano is the smallest active volcano in the country. While it may be the smallest, the Taal Volcano does not lack anything in beauty, with its unique surrounds of glistening lakes. A magnificent blue lake sits inside the innermost crater of the volcano, providing a truly stunning view. If you’d like to visit the breathtaking site of the Taal Volcano, Manila airfares are reasonably priced from most destinations around the world, while discounts for tours can often be received, when purchasing holiday packages.
Grand Canyon, USA
Situated in Arizona, the Grand Canyon was carved by the constant flow of the Colorado River and is now one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world. Tourists can explore the Grand Canyon National Park in a number of ways, from hiking and driven tours to donkeys and even bungee jumping.
Canadian Rockies, Canada
This majestic mountain range is situated in Western Canada and is most commonly known as a playground for skiers and adventure enthusiasts. The snow-capped mountains, against the clear clue North American sky, create a truly spectacular sight.
Giant’s Causeway, Ireland
Undoubtedly the most beautiful display of Mother Nature in Ireland, the Giant’s Causeway was created more than 60 million years ago, by various volcanic eruptions. The basalt columns, created by the flow of lava, form spectacular ocean views, while the surrounding cliffs provide the finishing touches.
Whether you dream of discovering the breathtaking sights of the Taal Volcano or can see yourself climbing Mount Everest, be sure to add these beautifully natural destinations to your travel bucket list.