Along the elevated slopes of the Western Himalayas, you’ll find endless meadows of alpine flowers. This section of park is also home to many rare animals, such as the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, and blue sheep.
2. Five Flower Lake, China
Five Flower is one of 118 lakes in the Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve. This area in particular creates an especially radiant color pallette from surrounding mineral deposits and incredibly diverse plant life.
4. The Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Home to over 1500 species of fish and 600 types of coral, the reef is a getaway for native Australians as well as travelers looking for the ultimate diving experience.
5. Yuanyang County, China
The terraced fields in China create an unpredictable array of layered colors, while also providing rice for millions across the country.
The seemingly endless fields of yellow canola flowers attract many photographer as well as bees. Luoping is a prominent region for honey production.
12. Shark Bay, Australia
The bright red, iron-rich cliffs above the white sands and blue water make Shark Bay a must-see part of the infamous Australian coast.
13. Pamukkale, Turkey
The hot springs in the travertine terraces of Pamukkale are a major tourist attraction in Turkey and have been a calming escape for natives and travelers for thousands of years.
14. Kawachi Fuji Gardens, Japan
The gardens have 20 dazzling species of the wisteria flower. Strolling through the tunnel is a surreal experience for visitors.
16. Juneau, Alaska
The ice caves under the Mendenhall Glacier are a magical place that may not be around much longer. The 12-mile-long glacier has retreated 2 miles due to climate change since 1958.