If you feel that the best places in the world are those that have received recognition from UNESCO, and those that became popular because they have been part of the history, then, you have to read this list of top 10 secret tourist destinations that will guide you more of the paradisiacal beauty, and would envelope you in awe. They may not hold the kind of fame in the local areas where they are found, and may not gone through the same process of promotion that other declared tourist destinations in the world, but they are defined in the kind of rarity, uniqueness, and picturesque refinement. People who have been in these places have confirmed the feeling of contentment, and fulfillment when they had the opportunity to take pictures of them, and compiled them in a great memorabilia that they can share with their families, and closest friends.
10. Bartolome Island, Galapagos
It exudes beauty because of the artistic and unique landscape that it actually exhibits. It is popular because of its iconic pinnacle rock which became the most sought part of the Bartolome Island which is situated on the east shore in Sullivan Bay. The formation of eroded lava is one of the reasons why visitors and other tourist who came across this place love to capture and share photos of it. Anyone who would like to see the stunning views from the top may climb up to its pinnacle or its volcanic cone to have an overlooking view of other islands that surround or near the island.
You could take pleasure while appreciating the landscape of Tasmania in Australia. This is not the Tazmania cartoon that you could think of, it is one of the biggest and beautiful islands that was recognized in the world. In fact, it ranked number 26th among the largest islands that ever found on earth. It is also known as an Island of Inspiration because of the natural national parks and other reserves that you could find here. It’s preserved in greater heights against all the spoils and pollution brought about by the modern changes.
8. Masai Mara National Park
It is found at Ololoimutiek Gate in Narok, Kenya specifically on the south-western part of the country. It is classified as one of the largest game reserves on earth because you could find an abudance of wildlife type of animals such as lion, zebra, wildebeest and more. It is a large composition of riverine forest and grassland and it could be reached in less than an hour by flight, and 5 to 6 hours by road. You could find the highest and biggest numbers of lion because of the series of animal migration and other species that actually inhabit the place.
7. Leptis Magna
It is recognized and acknowledged heritage site by the UNESCO world heritage center. It is one of the prides in the Roman Empire because of the urban representation amidst the historic and century’s old artistic structure. It is widely attributed to the ingenuity of Septimus Severus and also Cyrene. It is also called as Lepcis Magna or Lectis Magna and even Lebida for the modern era in Libya.
6. Mano Del Desierto
This famous and giant hand found at Atacama Desert in Chile which was actually sculptured by Mario Irarrazabal in 1980s. It stands 11-meter in height which looks like an alien image if you would look at it from the distance. The building of it became possible because of the financial assistance that came from the Corporacion Pro Antofagasta. The idea that a hand is moving from underground is actually one of the obsessions that Mariod had and he had incorporated it through this large-sized hand sculptured. Its English translation is Hand of the Desert which signifies justice, courage, and other ill-fated forms of human’s emotions.
5. Moses Bridge
Have you ever wondered the feeling of being part of the story of Moses’ people who were freed from the captivity of Pharaoh? Have you watched the film entitled The Ten Commandments about the numbers of wonders and miracles that he has manifested especially when he and his followers crossed the river? You could experience the same kind of feeling by visiting the Moses Bridge which is located in Netherlands. It’s more of a tilted bridge which was designed by RO and AD architecture group wherein the wood used were actually made out of Accoya Wood. In the modern times, it is called a pedestrian bridge in the midst of the water that allows individual to cross on it and reach the other side.
4. Ha Long Bay Floating Villages
This is another recognized and acclaimed heritage site of the UNESCO World Heritage Site which is found in the province of Quang Ninh in Vietnam. It is literally a community of more than 1,600 people who are residing in the descended type of houses in various forms and structures. Majority of the people who are currently residing in this bay have been the recipient of the legacy left by their ancestors.
3. The Pyrenees
There are different superstitious beliefs that became part of the legendary place, called the Pyrenees. It serves as the natural frontier for Spain and France that has maintained its natural features and still unexploited natural destination of the world. In fact, it is known for its fertile and greenest hillsides where plants could grow tremendously. It is the pride in the European regions because of the maintained wild area of the place. You could find a number of insects, fauna, flora, animals, wild flowers, and other elusive birds. It’s truly a relaxing place that you could escape from the stresses and ills of life.
2. Wrangell-Kluane Wilderness
Alaska is indeed one of the best places and countries in the world because of the great compositions of mountains and other natural wonders that it actually showcases. Hence, the Wrangell-Kruane Wilderness totally embodies the real definition of wildlife because of the timber wolves, whales, caribou, mountain goats, moose, and bear that you could find here. They also provide the pumping bush plane plights, and do exciting outdoor activities like rafting, hiking, and mountain climbing. Moreoever, it is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its unique landscapes, habitation, and parks.
1. Yellowstone National Park
This is located in Wyoming, United States which was recognized and acknowledged National Park by the U.S. Congress on March 01, 1872. For quick information, it was the first national park ever established and built on earth which actually composes of geothermal features and wildlife attributes like forest, and ecosystem dominants. You could also see ranges of rivers, lakes, canyons, and of Course Mountains. It was named Yellowstone because its location is heading to the Yellowstone River.