Amazing Places to See Nature at its Best

Mother Nature calls; are you listening? Read on to know of some of the most spectacular places on Earth where you can see nature at its very best.
Vacayholics Staff
Last Updated: Feb 21, 2018
Oldest National Park
Yellowstone National Park, established in 1872, is the oldest national park in the world. It is spread across 2,219,791 acres of land and draws about 3,394,326 people a year.
There's no stress reliever quite like a few moments spent in the arms of nature. In fact, research shows that small things, like having a small plant by your workstation, or even just watching images of beautiful sceneries goes a long way in calming people down.

A vacation exploring nature's beauty, spending some time out in the open, or even breathing in the fresh air can completely revitalize your senses. A little time out in the 'wild' works as a panacea not only for the body, but also for the mind and soul.

Our world is truly magical with some gorgeous places just around the corner waiting to take your breath away. The most beautiful bit is that each continent, or even each region for that matter, has something truly unique to offer all your senses.

Here's taking a plunge into nature's treasure trove of beauty, as we explore some of the most beautiful places on our wonderful planet.
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ASIA
Asia, the largest amongst all the continents, is also the most biodiverse of them all. It occupies about 9% of the Earth's total surface area, and hence sees some real unique natural features, right from vast deserts to snow-clad mountains. This makes it a favorite destination for globetrotters looking to see and experience the beauty of nature.
Mount Everest
Mount Everest
Country : Nepal
Best Time to Visit : Apr - Oct
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Li River
Li River
Country : China
Best Time to Visit : Apr - Oct
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Batur Volcano
Batur Volcano
Country : Indonesia
Best Time to Visit : May - Jul
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Indus Valley
Indus Valley
Country : India
Best Time to Visit : May - Aug
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Malabar Coast
Malabar Coast
Country : India
Best Time to Visit : Oct - Apr
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Promthep Cape
Promthep Cape
Country : Thailand
Best Time to Visit : Nov - Feb
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Nalaguraidhoo Beach
Nalaguraidhoo Beach
Country : Maldives
Best Time to Visit : May - Nov
Expense Meter : $$$
Travertine Terraces
Travertine Terraces
Country : Turkey
Best Time to Visit : Mar - May
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St. Clair's Waterfall
St. Clair's Waterfall
Country : Sri Lanka
Best Time to Visit : May - Sep
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World Heritage Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji
Country : Japan
Best Time to Visit : Mar - May
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Okinawa Islands
Okinawa Islands
Country : Japan
Best Time to Visit : Mar - May
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Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay
Country : Vietnam
Best Time to Visit : Sep - Dec
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Reed Flute Cave
Reed Flute Cave
Country : China
Best Time to Visit : Sep - Oct
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Dead Sea
Dead Sea
Country : Israel
Best Time to Visit : Sep - Nov
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Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China
Country : China
Best Time to Visit : Sep - Oct
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Kongma La Pass
Kongma La Pass
Country : Nepal
Best Time to Visit : Mar - May
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Runback Village
Runback Village
Country : India
Best Time to Visit : Oct - Mar
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Nanga Parbat
Nanga Parbat
Country : Pakistan
Best Time to Visit : Oct - Mar
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Ladakh Valley
Ladakh Valley
Country : India
Best Time to Visit : Jun - Sep
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Lake Kardivach
Lake Kardivach
Country : Russia
Best Time to Visit : Jul - Aug
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Cameron Highlands
Cameron Highlands
Country : Malaysia
Best Time to Visit : Feb - Apr
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Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal
Country : Russia
Best Time to Visit : Jul - Aug
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Mount Fersman
Country : Russia
Best Time to Visit : Apr - Oct
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Sibu Island Bay
Country : Malaysia
Best Time to Visit : May - Sep
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Chalus Road
Country : Iran
Best Time to Visit : Apr - Jun
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AFRICA
The continent of Africa is one that has been blessed with varied and abundant wildlife. It is perhaps one of the few places on Earth where man and nature coexist in absolute harmony. Here's a look at some of the most beautiful places in Africa.
Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National Park
Country : Kenya
Best Time to Visit : Jul - Oct
Expense Meter : $$$
Boti Falls
Boti Falls
Country : Ghana
Best Time to Visit : Nov - Apr
Expense Meter : $$$
Tsingy de Bemaraha
Tsingy de Bemaraha
Country : Madagascar
Best Time to Visit : Apr - Nov
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Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park
Country : Tanzania
Best Time to Visit : Jun - Oct
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Anse Coco Beach
Anse Coco Beach
Country : Seychelles
Best Time to Visit : May - Oct
Expense Meter : $$$
EUROPE
Europe boasts of some of the most picturesque landscapes in the world; this is thanks mainly due to the temperate climate across most of the continent. The landscape is dotted with some stunningly beautiful mountains, which will leave you awestruck for sure. Here are some of the best scenic spots in Europe.
Mala Fatra Mountains
Malá Fatra Mountains
Country : Slovakia
Best Time to Visit : Dec - Feb
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Feldberg
Feldberg
Country : Germany
Best Time to Visit : Apr - Jul
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Meadows of Holland
Meadows of Holland
Country : Netherlands
Best Time to Visit : May - Jul
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Passo San Marco
Passo San Marco
Country : Italy
Best Time to Visit : Apr - Jun
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Trolltunga
Trolltunga
Country : Norway
Best Time to Visit : May - Sep
Expense Meter : $$$
Carpathian Mountains
Carpathian Mountains
Country : Romania
Best Time to Visit : May - Sep
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Isle of Skye
Isle of Skye
Country : Scotland
Best Time to Visit : May - Sep
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Giant's Causeway
Giant's Causeway
Country : Northern Ireland
Best Time to Visit : May - Sep
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Santorini Caldera
Santorini Caldera
Country : Greece
Best Time to Visit : May - Aug
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Lake Brienz
Lake Brienz
Country : Switzerland
Best Time to Visit : Apr - Oct
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Tatra Mountains
Tatra Mountains
Country : Slovakia
Best Time to Visit : Dec - Feb
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Beachy Head
Beachy Head
Country : England
Best Time to Visit : May - Aug
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Jokulsarlon Lagoon
Jokulsarlon Lagoon
Country : Iceland
Best Time to Visit : May - Aug
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Lake Bled Island
Lake Bled Island
Country : Slovenia
Best Time to Visit : Dec - Mar
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Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Country : Croatia
Best Time to Visit : May - Sep
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Vapec Mountains
Vápeč Mountains
Country : Slovakia
Best Time to Visit : Dec - Feb
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Lapland
Lapland
Country : Finland
Best Time to Visit : Oct - Mar
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Gorges du Verdon
Gorges du Verdon
Country : France
Best Time to Visit : Apr - Jun
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Cavo Greco
Cavo Greco
Country : Cyprus
Best Time to Visit : Sep - Nov
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Woluwe Park
Woluwe Park
Country : Belgium
Best Time to Visit : May - Sep
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SOUTH AMERICA
South America is home to the beautiful tropical rainforests. These forests are amongst the only remaining places which are largely untouched by man. The rainforests have an extremely rich flora and fauna. Here's taking a look at some of the most beautiful of these natural wonders of the world.
Laguna Torre
Laguna Torre
Country : Argentina
Best Time to Visit : Nov - Mar
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Salar de Uyuni
Salar de Uyuni
Country : Bolivia
Best Time to Visit : Apr - Oct
Expense Meter : $$$
Torres del Paine National Park
Torres del Paine National Park
Country : Chile
Best Time to Visit : Oct - Apr
Expense Meter : $$$
Arrecifes Beach
Arrecifes Beach
Country : Colombia
Best Time to Visit : Dec - Mar
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Rio Skyline
Rio Skyline
Country : Brazil
Best Time to Visit : Dec - Mar
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Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu
Country : Peru
Best Time to Visit : Jul - Oct
Expense Meter : $$$$
Bartolome Island
Bartolome Island
Country : Ecuador
Best Time to Visit : Jun - Aug
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Cordillera del Paine
Cordillera del Paine
Country : Chile
Best Time to Visit : Oct - Apr
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Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
Country : Argentina
Best Time to Visit : May - Sep
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NORTH AMERICA
North America consists of some of the most developed nations of the world; at the same time it also has an extremely rich and diverse flora and fauna. It also happens to be home to the oldest national park in the world -- Yellowstone National Park. Here are some mesmerizing scenes of North America.
Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains
Country : USA/Canada
Best Time to Visit : May - Oct
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Mount McKinley
Mount McKinley
Country : USA
Best Time to Visit : Sep - Nov
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Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe
Country : USA
Best Time to Visit : Mar - May
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Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls
Country : USA
Best Time to Visit : May - Sep
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Havasu Falls
Havasu Falls
Country : USA
Best Time to Visit : Mar - Jun
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The Everglades
The Everglades
Country : USA
Best Time to Visit : Nov - Mar
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Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon
Country : USA
Best Time to Visit : Aug - Dec
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Arctic Cordillera
Arctic Cordillera
Country : Canada
Best Time to Visit : Feb - May
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Denali National Park
Denali National Park
Country : USA
Best Time to Visit : Jun - Aug
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Moose Falls
Moose Falls
Country : USA
Best Time to Visit : Sep - Nov
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Peyto Lake
Peyto Lake
Country : Canada
Best Time to Visit : Jun - Sep
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Pitons
Pitons
Country : St. Lucia
Best Time to Visit : Dec - Mar
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AUSTRALASIA
The continent of Australia, along with the country of New Zealand, the islands of New Guinea, and neighboring islands in the Pacific Ocean together are called Australasia. As these islands are completely detached from the rest of the world, they are home to some extremely rare species of plants and animals, found nowhere else on Earth. Here's a look at some of the most beautiful regions of these countries.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park
Country : Australia
Best Time to Visit : Oct - Apr
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The Twelve Apostles
The Twelve Apostles
Country : Australia
Best Time to Visit : Sep - Nov
Expense Meter : $$$
Outback
Outback
Country : Australia
Best Time to Visit : Apr - May
Expense Meter : $$$
Milford Sound
Milford Sound
Country : New Zealand
Best Time to Visit : Jan - Mar
Expense Meter : $$$$
Waimangu Thermal Park
Waimangu Thermal Park
Country : New Zealand
Best Time to Visit : Aug - Dec
Expense Meter : $$$
The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef
Country : Australia
Best Time to Visit : Mar - May
Expense Meter : $$$
Australia Northern Territory
Kakadu National Park
Country : Australia
Best Time to Visit : Sep - Mar
Expense Meter : $$$$
Paradise Bay
Paradise Bay
Continent : Antarctica
Best Time to Visit : Nov - Mar
Expense Meter : $$$$$
So what are you waiting for? Take heed to the call of the wild, get your backpacks ready, and set out on an adventure! Mother Nature awaits you with open arms. Bon Voyage!