“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks- John Muir”
Some of the beauties of a country do not depend on the skyscrapers or the architectures. There are beautiful destinations known as the national parks around the world. Protected and preserved for their unparalleled landscapes, oceans, lakes, forests, jungles, mountains and the unique flora and fauna, these national parks are ready to entice us in its web!
Read my ten favorites national parks around the world and why they are worth visiting!
1. Skaftafell National Park, Iceland
Visit in summer! One of the most beautiful national parks in the world, the glaciers, flora, and fauna are totally magical and wonderful. Spend your perfect vacation here!
2. Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
A rumbling and active volcano, this national park is a must visit for its hot springs, fauna-filled forests and plenty of hidden waterfalls. Another word for Arenal is Paradise!
3. Pirin National Park, Bulgaria
With hundreds of rare species growing there since the Pleistocene Era, this mountainous Balkan park is best known for its 70 plus glacial lakes. Lookout for a myriad of wild animals large and small.
4. Olympus National Park, Greece
Rich in both mythology and natural splendor, this national park is home to the highest peak and more than 1,700 native plants, be it delicate wildflowers to sturdy black pine and fir trees.
5. Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
This national park must be on your bucket list destination for any adventurous traveler. The blue glaciers, glistening lakes and fjords, and jagged mountain peaks amaze all travelers every time.
6. Goreme National Park, Turkey
As one of the best national parks in the world, it is famous for its fairy chimney-like rock formations and ancient cave dwellings.
7. Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
One of the most rugged, stunning, and epic places in the world, this national park is the definition of a life-changing adventure.
8. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
This breathtaking park is home to the world’s oldest eco-system and the largest animal migration. If you are taking a trip to Tanzania, this national park is a must visit!
9. Iguazu National Park, Brazil and Argentina
Be ready to be bewildered by the iconic crescent-shaped waterfall in this subtropical rain forest. Clearly, Mother Nature delivers one of the best shows ever!
10. Northeast Greenland National Park, Greenland
The only national park in the country, it is the largest national park in the world. Surrounded by glaciers, volcanoes, and icebergs this park should be on your list!