At times, the toughest travel experiences make the most memories. Be it surviving that -20-degree Celsius temperature on a mountaintop, discovering artifacts in an old museum, or swimming deep under waters: your life-changing experiences are what count the most. If you are a person brimming with wanderlust, it gets hard to pin down one specific place to visit. We bring you the ultimate travel bucket list in case you need a head start for your timeless journey to exotic lands.
Before you turn 40 and settle on with your life, we want you to travel to some amazing places that may not be around in the next 20 years. Add these destinations to your ultimate travel bucket list and start prepping now!
The Grand Canyon
Known as one of the greatest World Heritage Sites, the Grand Canyon in North of Arizona, USA is promised to leave you awestruck. This place is great for hiking and walking along the mountains. If you fancy spending a peaceful time surrounded in the gasping beauty of mountains, The Grand Canyon is a good option to consider. The most suited time to visit this place is from May to September.
Trekking at the Himalayas
Whether it is the ancient medicinal scriptures or the myths of Gods residing in temples, Himalayas has been known around the globe as a soul-rejuvenator. If you are more of the adventurous type, you can visit the exquisite Himalayan mountain ranges that are spread across Nepal, Bhutan, China, and Pakistan. Apart from trekking the lower altitude ranges, travelers also like to do night stays at base camps situated at different ranges below Mount Everest.
Great Wall of China
When you visit China, walking through the Great Wall is a must. Although it is impossible to walk across the entire 21,000 km long Wall, paying it a visit is worth it. You can choose various spots to visit from – Beijing, Mutianyu, Jinshanling, Jiankou, Simatai or the Shanghai Pass. You can explore through walking, cycling, through a helicopter or a cable car!
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
Salar de Uyuni, in Bolivia, is the most breathtakingly gorgeous and the largest salt flat desert found in the world. It is so white that you may have an optical illusion once you set foot. Carry warm clothes, food, and oxygen tanks in case of an emergency.
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
This beauty is situated in the north side of Vietnam, in the area Gulf of Tangkia. Known for its crystal clear waters and mesmerizing scenery around that will make your sailing experience one of a lifetime.
The Pyramid of Giza
Your bucket list would be incomplete without this. About 5000 years old, this giant Egyptian pyramid still remains one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It combines ancient history along with an epitome of human engineering.
The Colosseum, Rome
Rome’s great Colosseum is a symbol of perfection that brings back strong memories from the historic Roman Era. It is also one of the Seven Wonders along with largest Flavian Amphitheater in the world.
A monument, church and later turned into a mosque; Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey is one of the most fascinating structures ever built. It symbolizes the Byzantine Empire that ruled in the 6th Century.
Great Blue Hole, Belize
This massive underwater hole off the coast of the city of Belize is one of the top destinations for scuba diving ever discovered. Not only you get a chance to dive in crystal waters but also experience the marine life at the closest distance possible. You just can’t miss this!
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