Beautiful Landscapes - The Traveller


Saturday, April 22, 2023

Beautiful Landscapes

Beautiful Landscapes

Are you ready to hike or capture the beautiful moments on your holiday trip? Everyone wants to witness beautiful landscapes when they travel to any destination. Several beautiful places can easily take your breath away with awe-inspiring scenarios. These are some top landscapes that mesmerize you with their beauty.

What are beautiful landscapes?

Beautiful landscapes refer to those which have the qualities constituting beauty and pleasing the human mind.

Top beautiful landscapes:

These are the most beautiful landscapes people can explore on their trips.

1) Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam:

When you talk about Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, several words come to our mind to describe the setting of this place. However, the best term that can be used to describe the beauty of this place is 'surreal'. The unparalleled and visually stunning scenario makes this place eye-catching. When you make a trip here, you are capable of enjoying the sweeping views of the East Vietnam Sea. If you plan to make a more seaworthy trip than airborne, it is a nice option. People can only access this place by boat and can have a candlelight dinner to enjoy the beauty of the sunset across the horizon.

2) The Tiger’s Nest, Bhutan:

This one is actually a Buddhist temple complex, Bhutan's most prominent landmark. Tourists need to hike for around four to five hours to reach the monastery. The whole path is adorned with colourful prayer flags, vibrant prayer wheels, and unparalleled view of the monastery. If you plan to visit this place, remember that October is the best month. During this time, the long-awaited Six Senses Paro property opens its doors which are only twenty minutes from the trail entrance. This place has a total of five resorts, which are spread over the valleys and sweeping hills of Bhutan.

3) Sunrise at Borobudur, Indonesia:

People planning to capture all the breathtaking scenarios worldwide must witness the sunrise in Central Java, a 9th-century UNESCO World Heritage Site. Borobudur is the biggest Buddhist temple worldwide, and the views from this place can offer a way to vibrant skies overlooking the majestic Mount Merapi. What is special about this trip is that you can experience the beautiful landscape while listening to the morning chants of the monks. People can easily get mesmerized by the transcendent view.

4) The Blue City in Jodhpur, India–by Hot Air Balloon:

Are you a photographer? If so, this town is a paradise for you because of its cobalt, robin's egg, cerulean and indigo abodes. It is called the 'Sun City' for the number of sunny and bright days yearly. You can roam the narrow alleys on foot to get a magical experience. People coming here can get a chance to see the Blue City by hot-air balloon. You can easily get amazed by Jodhpurs grand forts' excellent views.

5) Clayoquot Wilderness Retreat, Canadian Rockies:

This beautiful place has the most legendary mountainscapes in North America, the district of British Columbia. Travelling to Canada allows you to witness the remarkable natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Whereas the snow covered peaks, transparent river water and bountiful wildlife will make you mesmerized.

This mountain can offer people one of the best views worldwide. Clayoquot Wilderness Retreat is located on Vancouver Island. If you are visiting here, don't forget to explore lush forests, vast mountain ranges, families of black bears, and natural hot springs.

6) Rhossili Bay on the Gower peninsula in Wales:

It belongs to one of the U.K.'s designated Areas where tourists can enjoy surfing, crabbing, walking, bicycling, and bird-watching. If you love having trips in summer, the fine golden sand, towering cliffs and dunes must attract you. To make your trip memorable, you can witness the sunset and see the stars rising over the quiet beach.

7) Vestrahorn— Stokksnes peninsula, Iceland:

The height of Vestrahorn is about 1,500 feet. In S-E Island, it towers above a lagoon and black sand beach. It is near Brunnhorn, called "Batman Mountain" due to the shape formed by three peaks. Most photographers prefer to visit here and capture the scenic beauty of this beautiful place. However, you need to pay a small entrance fee for capturing the most stunning views.

8) The Pitons in Soufriere, St. Lucia:

In St. Lucia, these twin peaks are considered as the most popular beautiful landscapes. These twin peaks rise straight from the Caribbean Sea. While it belongs to the list of UNESCO World Heritage places, these boast plenty of geological features like fumaroles, hot springs, historical rock carvings, etc. The height of Gros Piton is more than 2,600 feet. However, if you see these from the North, you can find the height of both peaks quite the same.

9) Luberon Regional Nature Park in Provence, France:

Provence is adorned with a lot of stunning landscapes. However, some are exceptional, like the Luberon Regional Natural Park in France. People can see acres of blooming lavender plants between the end of June and early August. The herb's oil is popular for its medicinal qualities.

10) Aerial of Laamu Atoll in the Maldives:

Tourists flock to Laamu atoll for surfing the famous Yin Yang wave and finding abundant coral, tropical fish and green sea turtles when they snorkel in the transparent waters. We know this Maldives landscape by the name Haddhunmathi.

11) Aerial of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia: 

When it comes to talking about the most beautiful landscapes on earth, we must talk about the Great Barrier Reef which has over a thousand miles of reef to explore. Whether you are a snorkeler, diver, or a fan of marine life, it must be your ultimate destination. Before participating in a sea kayaking tour, you can fly into Cairns or the Whitsunday Islands, like Hamilton Island. If you want, get assistance from local Aboriginal guides to make a cultural tour like Walkabout Cultural Adventures.

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the 7 Natural Wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. When you start exploring the reef, several tips are available you can follow to avoid the environmental impact. For instance, you can use an eco-friendly sunscreen.

12) Li River in Guilin, China:

The source of this river is Mao'er Mountain in Xing'an County, which flows south to Guilin. If you want to experience the timeless beauty of this river, ensure that you take a guided cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo.

13) Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park, New Zealand:

Glacier-cut cliffs form this island's navy blue water. These cliffs remain covered in greenery and several shimmering waterfalls. If you wish, you can book an overnight cruise around Milford Sound so that you can see New Zealand fur seals and enjoy kayaking.

14) Columbia Icefield Skywalk over Sunwapta Valley in Jasper National Park, Alberta:

Driving along the icefield parkway is one of the most popular activities that you must not miss visiting here. You can get a front-row seat to the beautiful glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, the biggest icefield in the rockies. When you visit the place in summer, you can travel onto the glacier in a "snowcoach."

15) Wadi Rum Protected Area in Jordan:

The beautiful landscapes of this place fuse natural & cultural history. The natural features of this 450-square-mile desert area include arches, gorges, cliffs and more. Locals of this place always welcome travellers to their goat-hair tents. If you come here, don't forget to enjoy a camel ride.

16) Lake Louise in Banff National Park, Alberta:

It is a glacial lake located in the centre of Banff National Park. Evergreens and snowclad summits surround this lake. You can hike the trails for a hidden waterfall in summer or visit the two historic teahouses. People like to ice skate in winter on Lake Louise. One thing to remember is that it offers limited parking. Therefore, the best thing you can do is to use public transportation to get to the lake.

17) Plants in the clear waters of the Funafuti Atoll in Tuvalu:

Views of Atoll's beautiful landscapes are remarkable. Tourists can traverse it on foot or by motorbike. Fongafale is the major islet where Vaiaku village is located.

18) Pulpit Rock in Lysefjorden, Norway:

Several people like to visit this destination to see the flat-topped Pulpit Rock or Preikestolen. While it is cantilevered about 2,000 feet above the fjord, its measurement is 82 by 82 feet. You can trek here and hike before dawn so that you can watch the sunrise. If you want, invest money to get seasonal guided hikes and sightseeing cruises.

19) Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona:

There are beautiful landscapes around the world, and the Grand Canyon is one of the best ones. While it measures 278 river miles long, its depth is 1 mile. The width between rims is 18 miles. Remember that this area only allows backcountry hikers in winter. You can experience a skywalk or a licensed river rafting tour to have a thrilling experience.

The bottom line:

In this article, we have covered some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Don't forget to capture special moments while exploring the scenic beauty of these places.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do you describe a landscape?

You can describe it as a portion of Earth's surface that you can see at a time from one place.

Q. What are the seven different landscapes?

Several types of landscapes are available, including:-

  • Coastal landscapes 
  • Riverine landscapes 
  • Arid landscapes 
  • Mountain landscapes 
  • Karst landscapes 
  • Levee, and 
  • A flood plain or terrace.

Q. Why do we think landscapes are beautiful?

Humans like to experience open flat landscapes with direct views and good water access.

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