Top 5 Most Beautiful Natural Wonders!
1. The Northern Lights: Aurora Borealis
The Northern Lights have become a sensation for tourists traveling in the Northern Hemisphere. The Northern Lights are auroras, or naturally occurring phenomena that consist of mystifying displays of light in the sky.
The northern lights dance across the sky and emanate a diffused glow along the northern horizon. The intensity of northern lights increases as you head north towards the magnetic pole in the Arctic.
2. The Grand Canyon
You only need to stand on the rim of the Grand Canyon once to know why it’s one of the 7 natural wonders of the natural world. The Grand Canyon’s massive and colorful landscape provides breathtaking views that can’t be found anywhere else in the world.
Most visitors head to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and spend a full day admiring the views from the overlooks that stretch along the top of the canyon. If you are in good shape and want to have a more immersive experience, head down into the canyon on one of the numerous hiking trails.
Even avid travelers may not know about Paricutin, mainly because this natural wonder resides in Michoacán, Mexico. This cinder cone volcano was named one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, even over famous volcanoes, such as Yellowstone.
Paricutin last erupted in 1952. It was coined one of the natural wonders of the world because mankind witnessed its birth and rapidly growing formation. You can venture on a twelve-mile round-trip to the peak of the volcano, either by hiking or horseback.
Hikers will walk through sandy banks and lava fields surrounding the volcano. You can explore Paricutin at any time of the year. It’s located about a seven-hour drive from Mexico City.
4. Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls is located in Africa along the borders of Zambia and Zimbabwe. This spectacular waterfall runs off from the Zambezi River.
Visitors can access the falls from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Livingston in Zambia. If you are brave, consider a swim in the Devil’s Pool, located pretty much at the edge of the falls on the Zambia side Getting to Victoria Falls is easy whether you choose to fly into Zambia or Zimbabwe.
5. Mount Everest
Mount Everest has an approximate elevation of 29,029 feet. Mountaineers consider this mountain the highest spot-on Earth; however, it is not the tallest mountain in the world, a title that belongs to Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
Everest lies within the Himalayan Mountain range on the border of Nepal and Tibet, China. Adventurous trekkers can hike to base camp to fully experience Mount Everest’s landscape. Alternatively, you can capture a distant view of the peak from the comfort of a lodge at a hill station in Nepal.