It’s a big world out there waiting to be discovered! From natural wonders to man-made made masterpieces, from jungles and nature to skyscrapers, we all are spoilt for choice. On the occasion of World Tourism Day, we have whittled down this expansive list to 5 picture-perfect places which you must add in your travel bucket list!
Iceland is almost akin to heaven on earth. From glaciers to hot springs, from volcanoes to waterfalls, this place is a visual retreat. You can try out something as simple as scenic horseback ride or become adventurous with extreme ice climbing.
Some of the popular places you can visit are Blue Lagoon which is a man –made geothermal spa of crystal clear water, Asbyrgi which is 3.5 km long canyon with 100 meter walls, Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and Latrabjarg which is a great place for bird watching.
Giza is better known as the home of Giza Pyramids and Great Sphinx, which happen to be some of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. The Great Pyramid, which is one of the major pyramids located in Giza, is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
You must certainly try catching up on the Light and Sounds show at The Pyramids where the story of pyramids is narrated with the help of beautiful lights. The Egyptian Museum with staggering collection of antiquities, Al-Azhar Mosque and the Citadel are few places you should try visiting.
Barcelona is one of the most popular tourist destinations. Its sunny beaches, heritage sites, beautiful churches and Catalan culture makes it perfect for a holiday. The behind the scenes experience of FC Barcelona Football Club is a must do for all football lovers!
While football lovers might vouch for Camp Nau Stadium which is a home to the football team, other places which are worth paying a visit to are La Sagrada Family church, famous for its unique and unusual construction, the Magic Fountain Show which is claimed to give a never before experience to its visitors and the Picasso Museum which shows Pablo Picasso’s development as an artist.
The city of love and romance has a lot more to offer. Located in France, it is like a living museum of architecture and history with Eiffel Tower, Cathedral of Notre Dame, Louvre and Champs-Elysee. World class dining, shopping and lights makes the city absolutely mesmerizing.
While street shopping in Paris always remains in our to-do list, you must try a cruise on Siene or pay a visit to Palace of Versailles which is the most famous castle in France. All the Mickey Mouse fans must visit the Disneyland which is located 32 km from central Paris.
Often, we forget about our neighbours. Just across India’s border in Nepal, Kathmandu promises adventure thanks to the Himalayas and spirituality thanks to loads of temples. A trip to Kathmandu is a nice blend of traditional and modern.
Experience spirituality at Boudhanath Stupa, get mesmerized by the pagoda style construction at Pashupatinath temple and experience the thrill of trekking in the Everest region. Animal lovers can treat visit Chitwan National Park and get an excellent chance to spot one-horned rhinos, deer, monkeys, wild boars, hyenas, gharial crocodiles and over 450 species of bird.
Saint Augustine has said, “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” If you do not want to be one of those, pack your bags and go make some memorable experiences right away! Do take a look at the best travel insurance plans available and secure yourself from uncertainties before you go out there and make some wonderful memories!