1. Zhangye Danxia landform in Gansu, China
The rainbow formation is the result of red sandstone and mineral deposits being laid down for over 24 million years, according to theTelegraph.
At the edge of Ecuador sits a rickety tree house (casa del árbol) overlooking an active volcano in the near distance. With it comes a swing with no harnesses, inviting only the bravest of risk-takers to experience a killer view.
3. The Great Blue Hole in Belize
The Great Blue Hole is a submarine sinkhole off the coast of Belize. It’s one of the top scuba diving sites in the world and the water is 407 feet deep.
4. Tulip fields in the Netherlands
Many people often mistake Keukenhof, also known as the Garden of Europe, as the designated space of the tulip fields. However, these majestic fields are located just outside the garden and are mostly privately owned.
5. The Hang Son Doong cave in Quang Binh Province, Vietnam
Son Doong is the world’s largest cave, created 2–5 million years ago. A half-mile block of 40-story buildings could fit inside it!
The park is in full bloom during spring and tourists often visit to see 4.5 million “baby blue-eyes” flowers blossom.
7. Mendenhall Ice Caves of Juneau in Alaska, United States
The cave lies beneath the Mendenhall Glacier and it melts as you walk through it.
The tabletop mountains are considered some of the oldest geological formations on Earth, dating back to roughly 2 billion years ago. The mountain also serves as a triple border for Brazil, Guyana, and Venezuela.
The area has become a popular tourist area and a favorite spot for hot air ballooning.
10. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives
What may appear as a mirror image of the stars above, the bioluminescence in the water is actually due to marine microbes called phytoplankton. The effect it has on the shore is absolutely breathtaking.
11. Victoria Falls bordering Zimbabwe and Zambia in Africa
This 355-foot waterfall lies at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe and it is the widest waterfall in Africa. There’s also a famous feature on the Zambian side called the Devil’s Pool, which allows adventurous tourists to hang out at the edge of the falls.
Trolltunga is a piece of rock that hangs out of the mountain about 2,000 feet up in the air. The Troll’s Tongue (translation in English) is available to hikers from mid-June to about mid-September.
15. Marble Caves at General Carrera Lake in Patagonia (Argentina and Chile
16. Tunnel of Love in Klevan, Ukraine
17. Salar De Uyuni in the Potosí and Oruro departments of southwest Bolivia
19. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States
20. Fingal’s Cave on the island of Staffa in Scotland
21. To Sua Ocean Trench in the Lotofaga village on the south coast of Upolu, Samoa
25. Volcanoes of Kamchatka in Russia
26. Cenotes of Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico
27. Kelimutu crater lakes in Flores Island, Indonesia
The westernmost lake is called the Lake of Old People and is usually blue, and the other two are called the Lake of Young Men and Maidens and Bewitched or Enchanted Lake, which are typically green and red, respectively. The colors vary on a periodic basis and have become a popular tourist destination.