The most beautiful places in the world

The most beautiful places in the world

What you must definitely see and experience at least once in a lifetime

We've put together a list of the most beautiful places in the world. There are thousands of beautiful places worth visiting, but we tried to choose from them the ones that are the most beautiful of the beautiful and if you visit them, they will certainly not disappoint you. It is a list of natural beauties, not monuments.

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Kala Patthar
27.996, 86.828
5 648 m / 18 530 ft

#1 Kala Patthar

The most beautiful outlook of the world

Kala Patthar is only insignificant grassy mountain with rocky top lying on the ridge falling sharply from massive Pumori. But it became famous thanks to incredible views of Mount Everest and surrounding mountains and because it is despite its high altitude relatively well accessible almost for any tourist.  

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Concordia
35.748, 76.524
4 594 m / 15 072 ft

#2 Concordia

Divine viewpoint not only on K2

One of the most beautiful mountain views of the world is the Concordia camp at the confluence of the glaciers right under the mighty peak of Gasherbrum IV. From here, there is a prominent view of the second highest mountain of the world K2. However, the view is amazing on all sides.

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Cuernos del Paine
-51, -73
1 614 m / 5 295 ft

#3 Cuernos del Paine

Monumental granite towers

At the heart of the Torres del Paine National Park are the massive granite towers Cuernos del Paine headed by the highest Cerro Paine Grande. These majestic towers you can completely walk around or visit at least within the so-called W-trek. One of the most beautiful scenery in the area is the view from Lake Pehoe to these beautiful Cuernos del Paine towers.

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Attabad lake
36.321, 74.865
2 341 m / 7 680 ft

#4 Attabad lake

The most beautiful lake in the Karakoram

Attabad lake in northern Pakistan confirms that mountains have their often dramatic life. It was founded only in 2010, when a massive landslide in the mountain shut out the entire valley of river Hunza. Today it is one of the most beautiful lakes of the world because of the surrounding dramatic mountain landscape.

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Perito Moreno Glacier
-50.473, -73.051
300 m / 984 ft

#5 Perito Moreno Glacier

The most famous Patagonian glacier

Perito Moreno Glacier is without a doubt one of the biggest attractions of the Argentine side of Patagonia. There are 48 glaciers going down from the south patagonian ice field, but this is just the most famous, the most visited, but probably the most beautiful one. Its length is a total of 30km. It is also massive in width - almost 5 kilometers.

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Hunza Valley
36.311, 74.648
2 059 m / 6 755 ft

#6 Hunza Valley

Valley through Karakoram

One of the most spectacular valleys of the world lies in northern Pakistan. Hunza river there broke through the main ridge of high Karakoram. You will see here one of the biggest elevation difference in the world between the top of the surrounding mountains and bottom of the valley.

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Grand Canyon
36.054, -112.14
2 098 m / 6 883 ft

#7 Grand Canyon

The most famous canyon in the world

When you say the canyon, so almost everyone can think of the most famous in the world - the Grand Canyon located in Arizona. Not only is the best known but also the longest in the world (446 kilometers), one of the widest (500 m - 29 km). Deep is up to 1,600 meters.

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Laguna de Los Tres
-49.28, -72.986
1 170 m / 3 839 ft

#8 Laguna de Los Tres

The amazing lake under Fitz Roy

Hike to the lagoon de Los Tres (1,770 meters above sea level) is the most popular tour around the monumental Fitz Roy granite towers. There is no wonder at all. The lagoon is set in an absolutely amazing scenery that you will not want to leave at all in good weather.

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Reine
67.932, 13.089
0 m / 0 ft

#9 Reine

The most beautiful village of Norway

The small village of Reine is considered to be the most beautiful village not only in Lofoten islands, but also of Norway. Tourists come here mainly due to the amazing surrounding mountain landscape. The view from iconic mountain Reinebringen is famous.

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Milford Sound
-44.672, 167.926
1 m / 3 ft

#10 Milford Sound

The most beautiful New Zealand fjord

Fiorland National Park is full of beautiful scenery. Perhaps the most famous place is the beautiful Milford fjord, which features beautiful mountains, headed by Miter Peak. It is also the easiest accessible place in the national park.

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Iguazu Waterfalls
-25.695, -54.437
180 m / 591 ft

#11 Iguazu Waterfalls

The most beautiful waterfalls in South America

Iguazu Falls are located on the of the same name river on the border of Brazil with Argentina. Iguazu are considered both the most beautiful waterfall in the world, but also the largest - decompose almost three kilometers wide and consist of around 275 individual parts. Waterfalls are worth visiting both the Argentinian and Brazilian sides. From brazil side, you will see Iguazu more panoramically. From the Argentine side you will stay more closer to waterfall and you can try more hiking trails.

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Namib Desert
-24.735, 15.325
575 m / 1 886 ft

#12 Namib Desert

The oldest desert with the highest dunes

At almost the entire coast of Namibia lies one of the world's most photogenic desert with dead trees, salt plains and up to 350 meters high dunes, in whose depths can easily go from Sesriem.

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Wadi Rum desert
29.528, 35.439
993 m / 3 258 ft

#13 Wadi Rum desert

Orange desert

Orange desert of Wadi Rum is one of the most beautiful deserts of the world. You can find here orange sand dunes, breathtaking table mountains, rock bridges and narow gorges. You can see here herd of camels. Wadi Rum is also famous for sunsets and sunrises.

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Laguna Colorada
-22.208, -67.774
4 290 m / 14 075 ft

#14 Laguna Colorada

Red heart of Altiplano

Red Laguna Colorada belongs among one of the biggest attractions of this part of Bolivia. You will admire here thousands of flamingos living in this red lagoon surrounded by volcanic mountains.  

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Geiranger fjord
62.106, 7.191
0 m / 0 ft

#15 Geiranger fjord

The most famous fjord of Norway

Geiranger fjord is one of the most visited places in Norway. From nearly vertical rocky walls, many beautiful waterfalls run right down to the fjord. The best view to the fjord is from Dalsnibba mountain.

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Passo Sella
46.509, 11.758
2 240 m / 7 349 ft

#16 Passo Sella

Passing between magnificent massifs

Passo Sella (2 240m above sea level) is one of the most beautiful dolomite passes. It lies between two interesting massifs - Sasso Lungo and Sella. It's part of a beautiful circle around the entire Sella massif

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Roraima
5.192, -60.745
2 810 m / 9 219 ft

#17 Roraima

Magic table mountain

Roraima (2,810m) is the highest of all the tepuis (table mountains) in South America. At its peak you will find the triple point of countries Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. Life on the vast mountain top is completely different from the savannah 400 meters below. Here you can find interesting rock formations, caves and even rivers.

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#18 Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

The most beautiful area of Indonesia

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is a beautiful example of volcanic activity in Indonesia. In the caldera of the ancient volcano Tengger, secondary volcanoes formed like the famous Bromo. On the horizon is a high, still active Semera volcano (3,676 meters above sea level) - the highest peak of Java. Besides the volcanoes, there are several lakes like Lord, Ranu Regulo and Kumbolo.

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Pangong tso lake
33.947, 78.438
4 250 m / 13 944 ft

#19 Pangong tso lake

Most beautiful lake in India

On the border between India (Ladakh) and China (Tibet), is very beautiful Lake Pangong Tso (4250 m n. M.). It has a very unique shape: is 134 kilometers long and only 4 km wide. For tourists it is easily accessible from the Indian side.

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#20 Ha Long Bay

The most beautiful area of Vietnam

One of the biggest attractions of Vietnam and the coast of Asia is the Ha Long Bay. There are thousands of rocky islands, interesting caves and fishing villages. Right next to is another similar bay of Bai Tu Long Bay. The whole area is well-accessible by boat trips.

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Chungara lake
-18.251, -69.156
4 561 m / 14 964 ft

#21 Chungara lake

Chile's Lake Jewel

Highly lying, the large Chungara Lake (4,561 meters above sea level) is one of the most beautiful Southamerican lakes, thanks to the volcanic peaks surrounding it. The most beautiful is the view of the Parinacot volcano towering directly above the northern end of the lake. It is the biggest touristic attraction in the north of Chile.

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#22 Cappadocia

The most beautiful area of Turkey

Cappadocia is one of the most fairytale areas in the world - bizarre tuff chimneys of all shapes and colors cover the area of more than 300 square kilometers. This all was caused by the local volcano, which covered the entire area by easily erodible tuff and this beauty was created in thousands of years. Apart from the beautiful trips between tuff pillars you can try to ascent the local volcanoes Ercyies or Hasan Dagi.

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Tilicho Lake
28.683, 83.857
4 916 m / 16 129 ft

#23 Tilicho Lake

Lake in the shadow of Himalayas

If you walk away from the main circuit of the trek around Annapurnas and come to this magical lake, you will enjoy one of the most beautiful hike you can experience throughout Nepal. Large lake lying at an altitude of nearly five thousand meters above sea level is surrounded on one side by arid eroded hills and from the other side rises invincible wall of Tilicho peak.  

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Moraine Lake
51.328, -116.181
1 881 m / 6 171 ft

#24 Moraine Lake

Fairy Lake in the Rocky Mountains in Canada

Moraine Lake lies at an altitude of approximately 1885 meters in Valley of the Ten Peaks, in the Banff National Park, Canada. It is one of the most beautiful lakes in Canada, I am not afraid to say that even in the world. I strongly recommend not to miss the sunrise here. Why ? You will understand this when you see it.

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#25 Tongariro National Park

The volcanic heart of the North Island

The northern island is the volcanic, fiery part of New Zealand and its center is the Tongariro National Park. Here are the highest volcanoes of the count. Besides these there are beautiful lakes including the most famous Emerald lakes. The most famous trek in this area is the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, where you will see the biggest attractions of this national park in one day.

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Laguna Chiar Khota
-18.05, -69.051
4 998 m / 16 398 ft

#26 Laguna Chiar Khota

Lake with fabulous views

Laguna Chiar Khota (4998m above sea level) is the highest lake you can see on the Lagunas de Altura classical trail. Thanks to its incredible view of the Sajama Volcano, it is also one of the most interesting places in the entire trek.

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Salar de Uyuni
-20.164, -67.571
3 660 m / 12 008 ft

#27 Salar de Uyuni

The biggest salar in the world

Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt desert on the earth. It is, for example, twice larger than famous Great Salt Lake in Utah. It has 12 106 square kilometers, salt layer is between 2-20 meters and annually is mined 20,000 tons. In addition, there are interesting black rocks towering from salar like true "islands". They are covered by several cacti. Dry salt makes interesting geometric polygons here. On the other hand, when is salar after rains full of water, it looks like an endless mirror.  

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Dunes of Erg Chebbi
31.146, -3.968
736 m / 2 415 ft

#28 Dunes of Erg Chebbi

The most famous Moroccan dunes

World's largest desert Sahara extends even to Morocco. The local most beautiful and most visited dunes are called Erg Chebbi. You can ride a camel here or enjoy a hike to the few hundred meter high sand dunes. The best part of the day is sunrise and sunset, when the sand has a beautiful yellow color.

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Titicaca Lake
-15.925, -69.335
3 820 m / 12 533 ft

#29 Titicaca Lake

Freshwater sea

This fabulous lake is situated at an altitude of 3 820 meters above sea level. It is often stated as the highest navigable lake in the world. With its area of 8549 square kilometers it is also the second largest lake in South America. There are 36 islands and it has a clear blue colored water. It is actually a remnant of an ancient sea that once covered almost entire Altiplano.

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Bryce Canyon National Park
37.62, -112.167
2 332 m / 7 651 ft

#30 Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyon full of fairytale towers

Bryce Canyon despite its name is not a typical example of the classic canyon. It's basically a series of gigantic "amphitheaters" full of fairy rock towers on the eastern end of the Paunsaugunt Plateau, where individual river springs.

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Adršpašsko teplické rocks
50.61, 16.117
544 m / 1 785 ft

#31 Adršpašsko teplické rocks

The most beautiful rock city in the Czech Republic

Adrspach Teplice Rocks are the largest rock town in the Czech Republic. Rock towers reach a height of up to a hundred meters. Among the most prominent rocks are: Lovers, Mayor and Mayor, Sugar Hole. The viewpoint of the Great Panorama is well known. Picturesque is the Pískovna Lake or Little and Big Adršpašský Waterfall. In Teplickské skály is a popular ascent to the rock castle Střmen.

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Plitvice Lakes
44.902, 15.611
523 m / 1 716 ft

#32 Plitvice Lakes

The most famous lakes of Europe

Plitvice Lakes are the most famous national park in Croatia. You will find here beautiful lakes, wonderful waterfalls and overall scenic surrounding countryside.

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#33 Victoria Falls

The most famous waterfalls in Africa

Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya) are one of the largest waterfalls in the world. The width of the waterfall is 1800 meters and the water falls from a cliff 120 m high in a narrow and deep basalt canyon. Flow rates during the year strongly fluctuate. Unfortunately, is divided between the two countries, thereby doubling visiting complications and prices.

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Cliffs of Moher
52.972, -9.431
170 m / 558 ft

#34 Cliffs of Moher

The most massive cliffs of Ireland

Cliffs of Moher, two hundred meters high cliffs, are among the most beautiful coastal passages in Europe. The beautiful scenery is complemented by the O'Brien turret and the mighty rocking needle that hovers from the ocean - The Stack

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Salto Angel waterfall
5.97, -62.536
1 500 m / 4 921 ft

#35 Salto Angel waterfall

The highest waterfall in the world

Waterfall Salto Angel falling nearly a kilometer from the table mountains in Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the world. It also belongs among the most beautiful of the world, mainly due to the magical nature around.

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Railay Beach
8.012, 98.837
0 m / 0 ft

#36 Railay Beach

Real Thai Paradise

Railay beach is one of the most beautiful places in Krabi, Thailand. The beach surrounds the high karst rocks and the jungle.

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Giant's causeway
55.241, -6.512
0 m / 0 ft

#37 Giant's causeway

The greatest natural wonder of Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway, volcanic organ that lead to the sea. It is the largest natural and tourist attraction in Northern Ireland. In addition, there are beautiful cliffs and beaches, making it the perfect place for several hours of hiking.

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Rice fields in Sapa
22.25, 103.961
634 m / 2 080 ft

#38 Rice fields in Sapa

Rice fields under the mountains

Under the tallest Fan Si Pan mountains in Vietnam you will find the Sapa town. Near the town are the beautiful rice terraces. It belongs to the most famous rice terraces in Vietnam.

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Rice terraces in Batad
16.934, 121.137
808 m / 2 651 ft

#39 Rice terraces in Batad

Rice terraces that will take your breath away

Batad is a village in the middle of the mountains, boasting with beautiful rice terraces. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Pamukkale
37.924, 29.123
348 m / 1 142 ft

#40 Pamukkale

Natural wonder under the Roman baths

Almost in all of the prospectuses that appeal to visit Turkey include photos of Pamukkale "Cotton" Castle. Mineral springs, rich in calcium, have created truly beautiful ponds in a completely white landscape.

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The Yosemite Valley
37.746, -119.594
1 208 m / 3 963 ft

#41 The Yosemite Valley

Valley of granite giants

One of the most famous national parks of the world's is Yosemite National Park. Its center is the impressive The Yosemite Valley from both sides bordered by gigantic vertical granite walls.

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Monument Valley
36.983, -110.112
1 711 m / 5 614 ft

#42 Monument Valley

The most famous rock formations of the world

At Arizona and Utah there is probably the most typical "American West" country, often referred to as the "Marlboro country". Lonely rock formations are more than 300 meters high above the surrounding orange landscape. The whole area is relatively vastly extensive on unpaved roads. The most coveted outlook is, however, directly from the main road or from the large hotel run by the Navajo tribe.

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Sigiriye
7.957, 80.76
262 m / 860 ft

#43 Sigiriye

Sacred Lion Rock

Sigiriye is an impressive table mountain, one of the most famous tourist sites in Sri Lanka. There are also interesting rock paintings, long-haul staircases and a great view from the top. But count with a very expensive admission.

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Waimea canyon
22.078, -159.67
1 007 m / 3 304 ft

#44 Waimea canyon

Grand Canyon of the Pacific

Grand Canyon of the Pacific is located in a small but probably the most beautiful Hawaiian island of Kauai. There is a road with lookouts on edge of the canyon. You can additionally hike on the bottom of the canyon.

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Sonkol Lake
41.843, 75.169
3 017 m / 9 898 ft

#45 Sonkol Lake

Lake belonging to herdsmen

One of the biggest attractions of Kyrgyzstan is a huge lake Sonkol (3 017 m asl) with an area of 20x16 kilometers. In summer you can make a beautiful idea how herdsmen with their great herds of horses, cows, goats and sheep live. In addition, you can undertake here nice walks around the meadows to the rocky massifs on the horizon or take a bath. But the water is quite cold.

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Arches National Park
38.744, -109.499
1 473 m / 4 833 ft

#46 Arches National Park

The most beautiful rock arches of the world

Arches National Park is located north of the Colorado River near the provincial town of Moab. You will find here the most beautiful rock formations like the rock arches and bridges. Most of the viewpoints are available by car + there are beautiful hiking trails. The most beautiful and famous arch is the Delicate Arch.

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Colca Canyon
-15.605, -71.99
2 169 m / 7 116 ft

#47 Colca Canyon

One of the deepest canyons in the world

Colca Canyon, with its 3,270 meters of depth is one of the deepest canyons of the world. His character changes from narrow gorge to the relatively flat valley with lots of terraced fields. In this canyon lead a relatively challenging trek along the old Inca trails.

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Mountain ridge Arieiro-Ruivo
32.736, -16.929
1 794 m / 5 886 ft

#48 Mountain ridge Arieiro-Ruivo

Madeira's roof

The mountain ridge of the highest peaks of Madeira is one of the most beautiful mountain passages you can find in the world. Hiko here is one of the most amazing experiences in Madeira.

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Lauterbrunnen Valley
46.594, 7.909
788 m / 2 585 ft

#49 Lauterbrunnen Valley

The most beautiful valley of Switzerland

The monumental Lauterbrunnen Valley and its surroundings are among the most beautiful places not only of Switzerland but of the whole world. Above the valley there are several hundred meters high mountain walls rise from which fall the highest waterfalls of Europe.

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