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Top 10 Most Beautiful Natural Landscapes in the World

We definitely believe that traveling and enjoying the beauty that mother nature has to offer is a major part of living a fine life with 195 countries spanning all kinds of diverse landscapes. The opportunities to witness true natural beauty are endless. We take a look at 10 of the most breathtaking natural landscapes in the world.

10. Grand Canyon, Arizona

Grand Canyon, Arizona

The grand canyon is among the most beautiful landscapes in North America and the world it was formed over millions of years measuring about 277 miles long 10 miles across and a mile deep the colorful rock layers and the winding Colorado river also add to the beauty about 5 million tourists visit the landscape in Arizona each year. It’s an excellent hiking location with helicopter rides, white water rafting, camping, and a glass-bottom skywalk that stretches over the canyon. The south rim is the most popular section since it’s easy to access and open year-round, unlike the north rim which is only open from mid-may to mid-October.

9. Mount Pilatus, Switzerland

Mount Pilatus, Switzerland

Switzerland has no shortage of beautiful scenery between the swiss plateau the Jura mountains and the alps but one location that stands out is Mount Pilatus in central Switzerland. This stunning mountain overlooks the lovely lake lucerne which is the fourth largest lake in the country. Pilatus has an elevation of 2128 meters or 6983 feet the highest peak is the Thomas horn which can be reached by the world’s steepest cogwheel railway or aerial gondolas. One popular option for tourists visiting the area is the golden round trip which includes taking a boat across lake lucerne and traveling up the mountain on the cogwheel railway before traveling back down on the aerial gondolas to complete the experience.

8. Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands

Top 10 Most Beautiful Natural Landscapes in the World

Nothing really compares to a tropical paradise and that’s exactly what grace bay beach in the Turks and Caicos is. This world-famous beach is found on the northeast coast of the island of Providenciales and has been described as exquisite pristine and breathtaking but there really are no words that can capture this beauty. Grace bay beach is only about three miles long bordering the turquoise water of the Atlantic ocean a large barrier reef is a mile offshore which manages the swells of the ocean and ensures the water in the bay is calm and serene the beach is part of the princess Alexandra national park and guided tours are available in clear kayaks allowing you to see the marine life below which includes stingrays starfish jellyfish and more.

7. Li River, Guilin China

Top 10 Most Beautiful Natural Landscapes in the World

The landscape in China is highly varied with mountains deserts dense forests and high plateaus. One of the most beautiful locations in this fascinating country is the li river region found in Guilin. The 50-mile li river runs through the guanxi province it’s surrounded by thousands of stunning karst mountains with sharp peaks underground streams and caves the most famous cave in this region is the reed-flute cave with an underground lake a scene from lee river with several mountain peaks is featured on 20 RMB note. Visitors can enjoy a boat ride or a bike ride along the river while taking in this magical scenery

6. Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

Top 10 Most Beautiful Natural Landscapes in the World

The Marlborough sounds are sunken river valleys on the northeastern end of the south island of New Zealand. These ancient river valleys have been filled in over time by the pacific ocean creating gorgeous landscapes that include 10 of New Zealand’s coastlines. The Marlborough sounds is about 4000 square kilometers or 1500 square miles of islands. Sounds and peninsulas the most prominent of the sounds in this group is the queen charlotte sound which can be explored through kayaking hiking and taking a boat tour. The sounds are also the only place in the world where the rare bird species the rough-faced shag also known as the New Zealand king shag can be found.

5. Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls Zambia and zimbabwe

The majestic victoria falls is found on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe in southern Africa. The Zambezi River is the world’s largest sheet of falling water with a width of 1708 meters and a height of 107 meters. The devil’s pool is located on the edge of the falls on the Zambian side it’s a body of water that forms behind a rock barrier just a few feet away from the edge of the falls although it’s wonderful & it’s also very dangerous and a few people have actually died from going over the edge. Victoria Falls is also known as “Mosi oa-Tunya” meaning the smoke that thunders. There are also two national parks around the site of the falls where wildlife can be seen including elephants, giraffes, lions, zebras, and Cape buffalo.

4. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands, Australia

Whitehaven beach is just over four miles long with white sand and turquoise waters found on the Whitsunday islands in Australia. It stands out from other beaches in large part because the sand is made up of 98 pure silica a finer grain of sand than typical beach sand creating a smooth velvety feeling under bare feet as bonus silica also doesn’t retain the summer heat so it’s an idyllic location for sunbathing and enjoying the scenery just not with your furry friend’s cigarettes and dogs are both banned from the beach to try and protect its unspoiled beauty the area is part of the Whitsunday islands national park which is off the coast of North Queensland at the heart of the great barrier reef.

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