In today’s world, with the constant expansion and urbanization, it becomes hard to get in touch with the raw beauty of nature as it was millions of years ago. With more and more of the world’s natural beauty being tampered with and modified for the sake of human need, it becomes hard to catch a glimpse of nature in all her beauty. Here are the top five national parks in the world you must visit at least once in your lifetime:
Kruger National Park:
Africa was one of the last bastions of the world before human civilization and Kruger National Park in South Africa is the continent at its finest. Boasting a population of some of the finest beasts, there are many consumer friendly packages that can be availed by customers and Kruger is probably one of the most tourist friendly parks in the world.
Canaima National Park:
Venezuela, which is known around the world for its wonderful rainforests and greenery is best epitomized by the Canaima National Park that is situated in the south-eastern part of the country. Home to the world’s largest waterfalls, Angel Falls. The water cascades for over half a mile into a thunderous rapture of noise below. The Park is also a UNESCO world heritage site.
Situated in the Pacific Ocean with the closest landmass being Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are home to some of the finest creatures in the world like sea lions as well as sea-dwelling lizards and giant tortoises. The islands even have a big enthusiast in Charles Darwin, the father of evolution who cites the islands as one of the biggest influences on his work.
The Grand Canyon is one of the most famous National parks in the world and it is easy to see why. Home to some of the finest rock formations in the world, the Grand Canyon is an experience all by itself. The rock formations have a mesmerizing effect on the people who visit and the Colorado River snakes through the entire park and has been around for 6 million years.
Serengeti National Park:
Present in the eastern part of Africa, the Serengeti National Park is home to the largest migration of animals in the world. Home to cheetahs, elephants, hippos and wildebeest. Acclaimed the world over, a trip to Serengeti is said to be one of life’s most extraordinary moments and it is easy to see why. With dry grasslands that spread over what is seemingly millions of miles, Serengeti is the best summer vacation that one can take.