Do you ever wonder where you would want to spend your last days? What Places to visit before you die? Do you want to see the world? Or maybe you want to travel somewhere new but don’t know where to start? Well, here’s a list of places you should definitely add to your bucket list!
There’s no better way to explore new places than to travel solo. However, traveling alone isn’t always the easiest thing to do. If you don’t already have a bucket list, then now’s the time to start making one! A bucket list is a list of things that you’d like to accomplish before you die.
This list contains ten places that should definitely be on every traveler’s bucket list.
There are so many amazing places around the globe that you could spend years traveling to. From the beautiful beaches of Australia to the breathtaking views of New Zealand, there are plenty of destinations out there waiting to be explored.
– Here are the top ten places to visit before you die.
10) the Ionian Islands
Have you heard about Greece’s the Ionian Islands? They are a group of islands in the western part of the country not too far from Athens. The Greek name for this archipelago is “Thracian Islands,” and they belong to the region of Thracia. In the past, it was discovered by the ancient Greeks, but after the fall of the Roman Empire, they were lost until the 14th century.
9) Machu Picchu
The Inca Trail is an old hiking trail that takes you through some of the most impressive landscapes in South America. It is also known as the Hiram Bingham Trail because its creator was a famous American explorer who was named after him. The first people to discover the trail was a group of Spanish explorers led by Francisco Pizarro. After them, the trail became well-known due to the writings of another explorer called Hiram Bingham.
He mentioned it in his book called “History of The Conquest of Peru.” Today, the trail is still mostly recognized because the ruins of Machu Picchu attract visitors. This city located at the foot of Mount Salkantay was built during the 15th Century. Its population greatly declined due to several reasons. One of them was the establishment of a silver mine which caused citizens to flee. Another reason was the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors who destroyed much of the buildings. During the 20th century, tourism grew rapidly while the infrastructure was getting worse. Fortunately, the government has been working hard to improve the conditions.
8) Tongariro Crossing
Tongariro National Park in New Zealand is home to skiing, hot springs, lakes, mountains, glaciers, and much more. There are two ways to get to the middle of this national park. You can go across the bridge or drive along the road. The former option gives you a chance to enjoy the stunning natural scenery. The latter option makes it easier to avoid any dangerous situations though it doesn’t offer you as much viewing pleasure. When visiting the area, make sure you take your tripod with you. It will come in handy when capturing the best photos of the surroundings.
7) Bora Bora Island
Bora Bora is a French Polynesian island located just north of Tahiti. As far back as 1842, it was visited regularly, but it wasn’t until the 1930s that it started becoming popular. Now, it is no doubt one of the world’s best resorts if we talk about luxury hotels. But what really made this destination rise up to the stars is definitely the beauty of its nature.
It is one of the greatest archaeological sites on Earth. Although no one knows exactly how old it is, it is believed that it was constructed in three phases between 3000 BC and 1000 AD.
5) Taj Mahal
Its origin dates back to the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan’s tomb. However, he ordered the construction of a building that could serve as a mosque as well. Since the 4th century, many emperors added their tombs and mosques. Later, the site became so large that it attracted tourists. Presently, thousands of people visit it every year.
This site is situated near Amman and offers a remarkable sight to tourists. It is one of the most important archeological sites. Many ancient civilizations lived around the region. Due to the location, they left lots of traces behind. In addition, there are hundreds of rock carvings including tombs.
3) Table Mountain, South Africa
Table Mountain is a mountain located in Cape Town in South Africa and extends for about 1600 meters. If you want to reach the top, you should walk the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway. Once at the top, you will be able to see spectacular views of the city’s landmarks.
South Africa is home to some breathtaking sights such as the Kruger National Park, the Drakensberg Mountains, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, the uKhahlamba –Drakensberg Park, the N’wanetsi Desert, the Nossob River Canyon, Angel Peak, Lion’s Head, the Southern African Museum, etc.
2) Angkor Wat
Angkor means ‘city of temples in the Khmer language. It is an ancient capital of the kingdom of Siam located in Siem Reap province, north-east Cambodia. This is one of the biggest religious monuments in the world and attracts millions of visitors from all over the globe. It is estimated that this temple covers an area of 1,000 hectares (2,400 acres).
1) Mount Everest
Mount Everest is the highest peak in the world. At 8,848 meters above sea level, Mt. Everest is located in Nepal. Climb the summit requires physical strength and endurance. For those who don’t know, the journey begins with an arduous flight to Lukla followed by five days of walking through the Himalayan foothills.
There are many other places to add to your bucket list including the Great Barrier Reef, Niagara Falls, the Pyramids of Giza, the Vatican City, the Galápagos Islands, Machu Picchu, Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park, Lake District, San Francisco, and much more!