Top 5 travel destinations for nature lovers

Best 5 travel destinations for nature lovers

Tired of having city lifestyle? Sometime having a relaxing trip outside of town might a good idea to enjoy the nature. Below are the best 5 travel destinations that we would recommend. Of course there’re still have lot of best natural travel destinations that we didn’t mentioned.

Most of the nature lovers will might know that Switzerland are still the best destinations to travel, explore and adventures. Switzerland has more than 1500 lakes, and contains 6% of Europe’s stock of fresh water. Lakes and glaciers cover about 6% of the national territory. The largest lake is Lake Geneva, in western Switzerland shared with France.

The Matterhorn is one of the most iconic symbols in Switzerland and is definitely one of the most picturesque places in Switzerland as well. It has a height of 4,478 meters. It is a must to visit Zermatt and see the Matterhorn at least once in a life. It’s known for its chalets and horse-drawn carriage rides. Motorized vehicles are not allowed in the village so that the peacefulness of it can be preserved.

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Cape Town, South Africa

South Africa is the southernmost country in Africa. It is bounded to the south by 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Cape Town is a port city on South Africa’s southwest coast, on a peninsula beneath the imposing Table Mountain. Slowly rotating cable cars climb to the mountain’s flat top, from which there are sweeping views of the city, the busy harbor and boats heading for Robben Island, the notorious prison that once held Nelson Mandela, which is now a living museum.

Cape Town has a warm Mediterranean climate with mild, moderately wet winters and dry, warm summers. You’ve got culture, history, fantastic restaurants, diverse markets and gorgeous beaches all in one affordable bundle and all under a sunny-but-unchallenging weather forecast.​

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Faroe Island, Denmark

The Faroe Islands is a North Atlantic archipelago located 320 kilometres (200 mi) north-northwest of Scotland, and about halfway between Norway and Iceland. It is an autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark. 

Land of Faroe Island composed of volcanic rocks covered by a thin layer of moraine or peat soil, the islands are high and rugged with perpendicular cliffs. The warm North Atlantic Current keeps the harbours free of ice. Natural vegetation is moss, grass, and mountain bog. The islands are naturally treeless because of the cool summers, strong westerly winds, and frequent gales. Although there are no trees native to the Faroe Islands, limited species were able to be successfully introduced to the region. So you might have to start your adventure to explore those limited species and natural of Faroe Island.

Cascade cliff, Faroe island

Flam, Norway

Flam is a village in Flåmsdalen, at the inner end of the Aurlandsfjorden—a branch of Sognefjorden. The village is located in the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway.

The Flam Railway is the world’s most beautiful train journey. The train journey shows some of Norway‘s best landscape. In the course of approximately 2 hours, you’ll experience lush fjord landscapes, steep mountains, spectacular waterfalls and snow-covered mountains, a ride on the Flam scenic railway is not to be missed. And also don’t missed out the Fjord Cruise Nærøyfjord. Boattours might be another ways to explore the natural on the fjord from Flåm to Gudvangen. Breathtaking view of the high mountains. It’ll let you feel the nature and most beautiful view that you never experience.

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Tongariro Alpine Crossing, New Zealand

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing in Tongariro National Park is a tramping track in New Zealand, and is among the most popular day hikes in the country. The Tongariro National Park is a World Heritage site which has the distinction of dual status, as it has been acknowledged for both its natural and cultural significance. The crossing passes over the volcanic terrain of the multi-cratered active volcano Mount Tongariro, passing the eastern base of Mount Ngauruhoe. The full distance of the track is usually 19.4-kilometre (12.1 mi).

Tongariro Alpine Crossing in winter (May to October), there are increased risks from snow, ice, avalanche terrain and sub-zero temperatures. You’ll need more expert special skill and more preparation than usual.

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