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10 Amazing National Parks around the World

Watch the majestic creatures of the world and view amazing unspoilt landscapes in their most natural way and untouched glory by visiting some of the best national parks in the world. Experience ten amazing national parks and heritage sites.

Stunning places of awe, natural beauty and wonder from our amazing planet; including African safari parks and game reserves that you really ought to see.

Following is a list of 10 world’s best national parks:

  1. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania:
Serengeti National Park, TanzaniaPhoto: www.flickr.com/photos/endogamia

Located in Tanzania, The Serengeti National Park holds the first position in the list of world’s top 10 national parks. Serengeti National Park has the maximum number of large mammals on the planet with over 2500 lions. It is a home to the Big five as well the small five, with over 500 species of birds, mostly spotted during the early and late daylight hours. The main draw of the Serengeti National Park is its Migration, when 1 million take the voyage every year.

  1. Kruger National Park, South Africa:
Kruger National Park, South AfricaPhoto: www.flickr.com/photos/abster35

Spot effortlessly the Big five at the Kruger National Park, located in South Africa. With large hiking trails, spectacular scenery, and vivacious wildlife, Kruger National Park is the second best in the list. The park has restaurants, gas stations with sign posts and this makes the self driving through the park much easier.

 

  1. Galapagos National Park, Ecuador:
Galapagos National Park, EcuadorPhoto: www.trekearth.com

Galapagos National Park is located in Ecaudo, which was created in 1967 and was declared a UNESCO World Hertiage site in 1979. The National park offers plenty of activities for the visitors including kayaking, scubadiving, snorkeling, hiking along with the 32 species of animals, 28 species of reptiles and over 100species of water, sea,  shore, and land birds.

 

  1. Iguazu National Park, Argentina:
Iguazu National Park, ArgentinaPhoto: www.hitfull.com

Iguazu National Park in Argentina is popular for its grand Iguazu waterfalls, encircled with lush green tropical jungle.  The waterfall ranges from 60 to 80 meters on the Iguazu river. Some of the activities in the park include boat ride, rafting, helicopter rides over the falls, and spotting the exotic birds in the bird conservation park.

  1. Yellow Dragon Scenic Area, China:

Yellow Dragon Scenic Area, China

Photo: www.china-hotels.ws

The yellow Dragon Scenic Area in china is popular for its snow capped peaks, hot springs, waterfalls, and the colorful pools created by the calcite formations. The Yellow Dragon scenic area was declared the UNESCO site in 1992.

 

  1. Fiordland National Park, New Zealand:
Fiordland National Park, New ZealandPhoto: www.flickr.com/photos/panafoot

Located in the Southwestern part of New Zealand, Fiordland National Park is popular amongst the natives and international traveller because of its wildness, beauty, and breathtaking landscapes. The national park offers a plethora of activities to do along with plenty of sites that are worth capturing in your camera. Along with this, the National Park offers accommodation options for traveller’s convenience.

 

  1. Kakadu National Park, Australia:
Kakadu National Park, AustraliaPhoto: placesfortour.com

The Kakadu National Park is located on the northern part of Australia, towards the eastern side of Darwin. The park is popular for its fresh and salt water crocodiles, yellow water billabong, feral horses, frill lizards, and a variety of birds can be seen all through the year. Apart from this, you can visit the twin falls, the Warradjan Aboriginal cultural centre, Nourlangie rock, and the yellow water.

 

  1. Swiss National Park, Switzerland:
Swiss National Park, SwitzerlandPhoto: rankopedia.com

The Swiss National Park is one of the best national parks in Europe and the oldest in Alps. The park has many walking tours across the cliffs that provide you with breath taking views of the mountains. The walking trails are for everyone and while walking, the rare alpine ibex, eagles, and guinea pigs are spotted very often.

 

  1. Tikal National Park, Guatemala:
Tikal National Park, GuatemalaPhoto: worldheritage.routes.travel/world-heritage-site/tikal-national-park

Declared as the UNESCO World Heritage site, Tikal National Park is located 60 km from Flores, the Peten’s city capital in Central America. The park consists of ruins, two museums, three hotels, restaurants, and handicraft shops. The Park is famous for the enthralling sunrise that can be seen from 4am to 6 am. Along with this, the park is rich with wildlife and tropical life, including over 285 species of mammals with over 30 hardwood species.

 

  1. Yosemite National Park, America:

Yosemite National Park, AmericaPhoto: http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkrobins/

 

Located between the Los Angeles and San Francisco, Yosemite national park is an amazing national park that brings to you hidden waterfalls, boulder fields, lakes, and majestic views. The park consists of hiking trails and walking tours with many accommodation options.

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Neha Prabhakar

A passionate travel writer, Neha does not let an opportunity to virtually travel the world through writing. Born in Delhi, India, she is a complete workaholic, loves food, beaches, coffee, chocolates, and dogs.

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