The best places worth visiting are not only those that have received some UNESCO recognition owing to being historical or are in limelight due to some other reasons. And if you think that those famous places are the only places worth a visit you have to give a read to this list of top 10 secret tourist destinations that will make you realize that there is beauty that has yet to be explored. These sites will surely leave you in awe. These rare wonders yet unique and picturesque places will make your Marvellous visits worthwhile and memorable. Let’s start the list with number 10.
10. Bartolome Island
Bartolome Island in Galapagos exudes beauty in its true sense. The unique and artistic landscape that it presents is marvelous. This island is famous for its pinnacle rock which is more of an icon of the island. This rock is situated in Sullivan Bay in the east and is the most sought part of this island. Majority of the people who come here for watching the formation of lava in front of their eyes and this is why tourists and visitors love to boost pictures captured of this place.
Okay, this reminded of the cartoon character named Tazmania. Well, it’s Tasmania, a beautiful island. This island in Australia is something that makes you feel grateful about the landscape and the surrounding beauty. You can take pleasure in this stunning landscape and appreciate its beauty. This is the 26th largest island in the world and is one of the most beautiful islands. Owing to is its breathtaking beauty, it is named as the Island of Inspiration. You will find many natural parks and resorts in there.
8. Masai Mara National Park
Masai Mara National Park
Masai Mara National Park is in Kenya, Africa. You can found it at Ololoimutiek Gate in Narok. This national park is rated as the largest games reserves present on the earth. Here you can find abundant wildlife. You will see animals like zebra, lion, and many other wild beasts in the park. The park has the largest composition of grassland and riverine forest and is easily reachable in an hour if you are travelling by plane. You will find here the greatest number of lions that inhabit this park.
7. Leptis Magna
UNESCO world heritage center has acknowledged and recognized Leptis Magna as one of the prides of ancient Roman Empire. This is because of its urban setting among the city’s oldest artistic structure. It is located in Libya and is one of the most spectacular ruins of Mediterranean which are unspoiled.
6. Mano Del Desierto
Mano Del Desierto
Sculptured in 1980s by Mario Irarrazabal, this famous giant hand was found in Chile at Atacama Desert. It would look like nothing but an alien structure if you would look at it from some distance. Its height is 11 meter and is 1100meters above sea level. This is translated as The Hand of Desert in English and signifies sorrow, injustice, loneliness and other ill-fated human emotions.
5. Moses Bridge
You must have read about the story of Moses’ people and the miracle of bridge. The poor people were freed from the Pharaoh’s captivity by a path that appeared in the river. This is something that inspired RO and AD architecture group who made this Moses Bridge in Netherlands. If you have watched the film The Ten Commandments, then you know what I am talking about. While crossing this bridge built in the midst the river, you get the same kind of feeling. Accoya wood was used to build this bridge.
4. Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay Floating Villages
Ha Long Bay Floating Villages is a worth visiting place and you should go there before you die. It is must to see this heaven resembling beauty on earth. This is a UNESCO world heritage site and is situated in Quang Ninh, Vietnam. You will be shocked to hear that in this province just 1600 people are residing. Yes, it’s Vietnam, the eighth most populated country of Asia. The people living here are mostly taking care of the legacy of their ancestors.
3. The Pyrenees
This legendary place is a victim of many superstitious beliefs. Pyrenees serves as a natural wonder and is located in the frontier of Spain and France. Its natural features are still unspoiled and it is really a treat to visit this place. This is a place known for its fertile soil and greenery amidst mountains. It is a pride of Europe because of being well maintained wild space. You will find here a great number of flora and fauna. It’s truly an amazing place that makes you forget all the worries of life.
2. Wrangell-Kluane Wilderness
Alaska is among the best places in this world. The natural composition of mountains and natural wonders is superb. The beauty of this place is unmatchable. Wrangell-Kluane Wilderness is really something that we call wildlife. There you will find timber wolves, mountain goats, whales and what not. Because of its unique and wonderful landscapes and parks, this site is also included in UNESCO world heritage site.
1. Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park
The first on our list of secret tourist destinations is Yellowstone Park, a national park in Wyoming, US. It was acknowledged as a national park in 1872 and it’s the first park on earth which have geothermal features and other wildlife attribute like forests etc.
All images are taken from http://en.wikipedia.org except for number 5 and 2 which are taken from Google