Lesser Known Travel Destinations You Must Explore
There are numerous beautiful places on earth that are on most travelers bucket lists. But recently a lot of places are becoming overcrowded and started to experience tourism backlash. So if you want to take a break from the crowd, here are ten lesser known travel destinations to explore that are equally amazing.
10. Huacachina, Peru:
Huacachina is a desert oasis in Peru. Amidst the desert is the green waters of the Huacachina Lagoon surrounded by a tiny village and ringed by palm trees. The village with only 96 residents is surrounded by rolling sand dunes and the lagoon’s shores are dotted with bars and clubs.
9. Santa Maria Dell’Isola, Italy:
Santa Maria Dell’Isola is a great place with a rich history. The 4th-century monastery is set high on a rocky promontory on the breathtaking coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea which is also known as the “Coast of the Gods.”
8. Tinago Falls, Philippines:
In Filipino, Tinago means Hidden, as the falls are hidden in a deep ravine. This waterfall on the Agus River, found in amidst the town of Linamon and Iligan City, popular as the City of Majestic Waterfalls. You have to cross a staircase with 500 steps and there is also a cave tucked behind the waterfalls.
7. Bluer Than Blue Lake, China:
Bluer Than Blue Lake is located in the Jiuzhaigou national park in China. The park is known for various multi-level waterfalls, colorful lakes, and snow-capped peaks. It was declared as a World Heritage Site in 1992 by UNESCO. This protected area is a member of the Min Mountains on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau.
6. Haiku Stairs, Hawaii:
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Haiku Stairs is located in Oahu, Hawaii and this place offers one of the prettiest sites you will ever witness. It is also known as the Stairway to Heaven, a steep hiking trail with 3,922 steps.
5. Psychedelic Salt Mine, Russia:
Psychedelic Salt Mine is an abandoned mine in Russia covered in naturally dizzying patterns. This mind-blogging natural formation is found 650 feet below the Russian city of Yekaterinburg. The colorful swirls on the walls are caused by layers of the mineral carnal lite. It is hard to visit this mine since it is not open to the public unless you can get a special permit.
4. Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan:
Hitachi Seaside Park is located on the coast of Honshu Japan’s largest island. This park is a treat for your eyes, featuring blooming flowers around the year. it’s famous for baby blue-eyes flowers, with the blooming of 4.5 million of the translucent-petaled blue flowers with a million daffodils and various kind of tulips and other kind of flowers.
3. Apostle Island, USA:
Apostle Islands are a collection of 22 islands in Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin. Most of the islands are found in Ashland County and Madeline Island is the largest island among them. The naturally made wonders of this island will leave you mesmerizing.
2. Aquarium In Rangiroa, French Polynesia:
This naturally made aquarium in Rangiroa, French Polynesia is beyond breathtaking and it is a perfect destination for divers. A great destination to observe marine life on earth.
1. Lake Natron, Tanzania:
Lake Natron is salt or soda lake in Arusha Region in Tanzania in the Gregory Rift. This lake is one of the strange but beautiful places in the world. The lake is composed of alkaline that a has a PH value as high as 10.5 making it burn the skin of the animal that touches this body of water. It is shades of red and pinks with a crusty surface over the top.