There is undoubtedly an infinite number of breathtaking places that are ideal for a holiday. Whether you are a nature lover and enjoy outdoor activities, you prefer to indulge in a museum, or you want to experience the special atmosphere in an unknown country, you will surely find the right destination. In the multitude of beautiful places, where should you start?
To make your vacation planning a little easier, here are some of the most beautiful places in the world for you.
- Ha Long Bay – Vietnam
- Salar de Uyuni – Bolivia
- Taj Mahal – India
- The pyramids of Giza – Egypt
- Angkor Wat – Cambodia
- The Amazon rainforest – South America
- Grand Canyon – USA
1. Ha Long Bay – Vietnam
The extraordinary Ha Long Bay is located in the far north of Vietnam, near the border to China. You may know this impressive landscape from the famous James Bond movie “Tomorrow never dies.” We recommend: rent a boat and swim in the turquoise blue sea, an indescribable experience.MUST DO Cruise through the stunning limestone monolithic islands of Halong Bay
2. Salar de Uyuni – Bolivia
Salar de Uyuni, in southwestern Bolivia, is the largest salt flat in the world. About 4,000 square miles (6.440 square km) of stark white hexagonal patterns stretch out to an infinite horizon, like the surface of another world. You will see a night full of stars and sleep watching the Milky Way in the middle of the Salt Flats.MUST DO Sleep in the middle of Uyuni Salt Flats in a deluxe campervan
3. Taj Mahal – India
The Taj Mahal is probably the most glamorous tomb in the world and the most visited attraction in India. We also know why, because this place is more than impressive! The symmetrical white marble building stands out from the azure blue sky. If you are in India, a visit to the city of Agra is a must.MUST DO Visit Taj Mahal and Agra Fort during the sunset
4. The pyramids of Giza – Egypt
If there is a historic place in the world to visit, then it is Egypt! Such as the unparalleled history of the pharaohs, the huge pyramids in the desert and the towering capital of Cairo. We recommend that you do not miss all this during your holiday in Egypt. The famous Pyramids of Giza are among the oldest buildings in the world. You will be enchanted!MUST DO Visit the world-famous Pyramids followed by a once-in-a-lifetime camel ride through the Sahara Desert
5. Angkor Wat – Cambodia
Do not leave the wonderful country of Cambodia without visiting the “City of Temples”, a large archaeological complex made up of numerous ancient temples and other monuments. Probably the most famous temple is Angkor Wat, visit it at sunrise and shoot incredible pictures for your Instagram account!MUST DO Experience the mysteries of the Angkor Wat Temple Complex at dawn
6. The Amazon rainforest – South America
Deep green and full of life: these are the key facts of the Amazon rainforest. There is probably no other jungle in the world that is so impressive. For good reason, Amazon is also called “the green lung of the earth”. Wander through the jungle to the most extraordinary places.MUST DO Experience the Indigenous rituals of the Sateré Mawé Tribe
7. Grand Canyon – USA
The Grand Canyon is an overwhelming canyon 277 miles (445 km) long, in some places no less than 18 miles (29 km) wide and almost 1,5 miles (2,4 km ) deep. You can discover the wonders of nature in a variety of ways, including a boat ride across the Colorado River and the surrounding area.MUST DO Don’t miss the dramatic sunset over the Grand Canyon
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