Traveling the world is a privilege that is almost always valued by everyone. Popular destinations have become so common; people are in search of new destinations that will tickle that travel itch. Places that have little popularity are like hidden gems that stimulate that wanderlust in all of us.
So it’s time to dip into those savings because here’s a list of Travel Destinations that you’ve perhaps never heard of.
Hang Son Doong, Vietnam
Home to many spectacular landscapes, Vietnam is popular for rice terraces to silky smooth red and white sand dunes of Mui Ne. But, a lesser known detail is that Vietnam is home to the World’s largest cave. The ecosystem in the cave is created by its own weather system and its own clouds that cover the jungle and rivers in them. It has ‘dolines,’ which are the result of openings caused by collapsed ceilings.
Huacachina is highlighted around an oasis and palm trees, with sand dunes of Peru all around it. A relaxing spot for buggy rides and sandy holidays, it has become a very popular destination for rich Peruvians, with houses and hotels launching all around it.
Santa Maria Dell’isola, Italy
One of Tropea’s icons, the church of Santa Maria Dell’isola faces the Calabria town’s beach as it towers on the cape. It’s mysterious and has a breathtaking look that it acquired after it was renovated after terrible earthquakes in 1905.
Psychedelic Salt Mine, Russia
Near the border of Asia and Europe, there are amazing salt caves in Russia with psychedelic patterns that would definitely send you on a trip. With mind-blowing designs and patterns caused by natural layers of mineral carnallite that create swirls through the colored rocks. The colors range from yellow to white to reddish to blue to completely colorless.
Marieta Islands, Mexico
A small archipelago located in the Banderas Bay, the Marieta Islands is known for their diverse marine life, bird watching, and concealed beaches. It is a popular stop for people who want to visit Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit.
Lake Natron, Tanzania
The United Republic of Tanzania is home to many natural wonders but the eeriest and interesting one is Lake Natron. Named after the mixture of salt and minerals, the Natrons are exposed when the water’s level decreases. The salt levels are so high, it is considered toxic to almost all the animals. The crust shaped by the alkali salt sometimes provides the lake a red or pink hue.
Marble Caves, Chile
Located in the Patagonian Andes, the Marble Caves can be found on a point of solid marble. This exclusive formation is shared by the waters of Argentina and Chile and it is only reachable by boat.
Nonetheless, the marble itself isn’t a vivid blue; it sways with azure displays of color when the water reflects its light. Therefore,, it changes color throughout the year, subjecting on water levels and season.
Pingvallavatn Lake, Iceland
Pingvallavatn is partly within the boundaries of Pingvellir National Park, Iceland’s oldest National Park. It is Iceland’s largest natural lake with great depth and consists of four morphs of Arctic Char in the lake.
Quinta de Regaleira, Portugal
Designed by Carvalho Monteiro, the Quinta de Regaleira consists of the four-hectare estate with its enigmatic buildings and is believed to conceal symbols related to alchemy, Masonry, etc. They have incredibly ornate gardens, a lot of fountains, statues, and caves to explore. It is built to look like it naturally exists among the rocks.
Pink Lake in Australia
Previously known as Lake Spencer, the Pink Lake is a salt lake in the Goldfields-Esperance area of Western Australia. The changing aspects of why the lake turns pink are very complex but external changes and weather conditions could be the underlying factors known to affect the color of the lake. The salt concentration is vital to Pink Lake’s pink shade.