This list comprises of the world's best architectural masterpieces. These portray the intelligence and the greatness of a human mind. And then there are these wonders which transcend the human ability and leave us in an inspiring Awe. These are the gifts of nature to mankind. Helping us to escape once in awhile from our busy lives. These attractions also offer a lifetime of memories to each and every one independently.
A list of these natural wonders offering serenity and wondrous joy and a bit of adventure just to reach them, has been made. Check out the mesmerizing and breathtaking locations listed out for you.
Puerto Princesa Subterranean River, Palawan, Philippines
Known for its cultural heritage, Philippines also is a home to one of the Natural Wonders of the world. Located in Saint Paul Mountain range on the western coast of Philippines. Also Known as Puerto Princesa Underground River, the river is 24 km long and flows 8.2 kms through a cave before flowing into west philippines sea.
It has recently been discovered that the river holds a second floor inside the cave which gave rise to minuscule waterfalls inside the cave making it more ravishing. The cave holds a record of being the largest cave rooms in the world and includes major formations of stalactites and stalagmites. The place holds a variety of rock formations, large bats and other flora and fauna and also many river channels and deeper caves.
Offering stunning sights and exquisite beauty, a ride in this river needs to be placed on your checklist. Book now through online websites like Cleartrip to get a discount.
Angel Falls, Venezuela
The first on the list and one of the world's most favorite and magnificent waterfalls located in Venezuela. Standing high at a height of 979 meters above the sea level, Angel Falls, Venezuela is one of the most important tourist attractions of South America. This is the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall with a longest drop of 807 mts. Falling from this height, most of the water evaporates even before it reaches the ground forming a mist over the surface.
Located in an isolated Jungle at the edge of Auyanteoui mountain, in the Canaima National park, the trip to the falls is a complicated task. A flight is required for you to reach the base of the falls and then a ride on the river is needed to reach the falls. Generally these rivers are deep enough to ride from June to December.
Cliffs Of Moher Ireland
Rising over 213 meters above Atlantic Ocean and stretching more than 8 kms, Cliffs of Moher are Ireland's greatest tourist attractions. They attract more than a million tourists per year. These cliffs which are a home for a variety of species of birds. Some of the oldest rocks are found at the bottom of these cliffs, which are accessible by taking a special ride in a cruise.
Offering one of the most spectacular views and a magnificent ways to connect with nature these cliffs have stand tall against the sea for years. And visiting this picturesque site once in a lifetime, yeah, that should be a prerequisite.
Cueva de los Cristales/Cave of Crystals, Mexico
Found by a group of Miners, located in the Chihuahua, Mexica, Cave of crystals acquired instant fame due to its giant gypsum crystals. The size of the crystals, some extending upto 11 meters has given them a beautified effect. The cave is still unexplored and is deteriorating because of the exposure to air.
They were formed over 500000 years ago as the earth kept the mineral rich water at a constant temperature inside the cave. They were soon to be made inaccessible (i.e., keep them flooded with water as they originally were) so as to keep the crystals from deteriorating. These are a must visit on your bucket list before or after flooding. We never know a cave with crystals underwater might offer an exceptional view. Book now through online websites like Yatra to get a discount
Fox Glacier, South Island, New Zealand
The most easily accessible ice masses of the world located in New Zealand is Fox Glacier. Stretching over a massive 13 kilometers, and reaching the coast almost at 250 mts above sea level, these glaciers offer one of the most outstanding views of ice stretches and glacier walk experiences.
Most of these walks start from a village Weheka nearby. Though it is not advised for the people to go into the glaciers some people go beyond the barriers. All in all this place with its splendid beauty offers an adventure filled visit and is to be definitely placed on your checklist.