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10 Best National Parks in the World to Travel

by Sachindra Vikram Singh

10 Best National Parks in the World to Travel

Rachel Carson says, “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts”. Withholding beauty in the overwhelming environment is fierce as the human race is eagerly destroying most of the creatures and species. Hence, government bodies have to save national parks and start treating as a conservation area across the world to save habitat animal who are equally important as a human being on the planet. Here YTS Team tries to figure out the top 10 best National Parks and blissful beauty of nature in the world to travel.

National park areas are covered with original beauty of nature, wildlife and animals. World is full of creatures; therefore, it is though to select top 10 national park among 3100 in the world where each has a unique identity and breathtaking species. 

Here YTS Team tries to figure out the top 10 best National Parks and blissful beauty of nature in the world.

1.Serengeti National Park- Tanzania  

Serengeti National Park is the oldest, one of the best National Parks in the world as well as Flagship park of the countries’. It connects the eastern region of Mara, popularly known as Masai Mara in Kenya. 

Tanzania holds prominent tag of wildlife safari across the world. A single destination for Beaches, National Parks, Water Lakes and Open Grassland. Along with a wide range of animals including Rare Giraffe, Grant Gazelle, Black Rhinoceros, Lions, Elephant, Leopards, Wild Buffalo, Zebra, Hyena, Nile Crocodile, Gazelle, Impala, Tope, Hyrax, Python and thousands of birds and species is present in the region. 

Jau National Park- Brazil

Best Time to Visit- June to October: 

What makes Serengeti national park different from other 

Diversified wildlife safari in a single place, rare species around the coacervation area, drive closer with world’s most dangerous animal like anything long hair King African lions, Craters, witnessing the sizeable wild animal migration is a pure adventure and lifetime memory. 

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

  1. Get 4×4 open Jeep and run away into the park along with tour guide.
  2. Spot a lioness lounging after her midday meal.
  3. You have Air-Balloon ride to experience the areal view of the world’s remarkable National Park which you can never experience anywhere else in the planet.
  4. Visit Maasai village and experience traditional night-life with local food.
  5. You must visit the Grumeti river, which is the best site for Hippos, Reptiles, Wildebeest, Monkeys and many more.
  6.  Stay in the local camps and lodges for real-time experiences if you are fond of nature or love to explore inhabitant’s tradition and culture. 

2.Grand Canyon National Park- USA:

One of the oldest human artefacts found in the Grand Canyon are nearly 12000 years old and date to the Paleo-Indian period. Grand Canyon is a dreamland for hikers and nature lovers as the weather, and the rocky cliff is the most challenging; steep height makes it even more thrilled. The scenery from the grand view is breathtaking. 

People from all over the world come to visit the red coloured dry, rocky naked mountains. Hidden Caves, heavenly Waterfalls, Wildlife, Colorado river, areal view from Skywalk, North Rim and South Rim trail, Jeep tour and camping in the wild of Canyon make the National Park iconic and superior from rest of them. It has the mesmerizing beauty to steal anyone’s heart in a second. It is the best National Parks in the World.

Grand Canyon National Park- USA

Best time to visit- May to September: 

What Makes Grand Canyon National Park Superior:

Magnificent cave, riverside trail, hiking and desert oasis Havasu falls are the centre of attraction. The iconic blue waterfalls in the dry copper colour and the Rocky Mountains have its own beauty, which is not less than a paradise.

Wild Squirrels looks pretty, but there are some dangerous animals in the mountains are also present; such as several Rattle Snakes, Ring-Tailed Cats, Mammals and more than hundreds of bird species. They are very ferocious.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park: 

  1. Plan North and South Rim trail along with all essential hiking kit and carry extra water.
  2. Heart touching Colorado river rafting and Kayaking. 
  3. Controversial semi-circular bridge with transparent mirror glass allows for walking 70 feet at the point of 4000 feet. It makes your trip fabulous.  
  4. Try to spend the night in the remote location camp. It gives the feeling of bravery. Always try to carry enough food and water.
  5. Temperature may fall in the night so carry an extra cloths if you are planning for night camping or road trip.
  6. Enjoy sunset and click some pictures for lifetime memory, in the world heritage site.

3.Komodo National Park- Indonesia:

Devil on the land! Komodo the deadliest dragon in the Island, make it most adventurous as well as dangerous for the crazy travellers across the world. 

The location of Komodo National Park is surrounded by three major islands, i.e., Komodo, Rinca and Padaar. 

It is the territory of thousands of Komodo dragons known as worlds deadliest reptile. 

Island recognizes as a world heritage site. The Island is covered with tropical forest and clear pink beach surrounded by blue water. It is popularly famous for snarking, scuba diving, mammals, water buffalos and variety of bird species. 

Glimpses of traditional Indonesian villages life in the Island is fantastic. The survival skills, seafood in the beachside and breathtaking hiking view in the time of sunset is mindblowing. 

10 Best National Parks in the World to Travel

Best Time to Visit- April to June:

What makes Komodo National Park better than any other Park? 

Komodo Island is not a usual place where tourists visit and enjoy. It is something which everyone can’t afford not in terms of money but in terms of mental strength. It needs a lot of guts, care and survival instincts. 

Every time, everywhere, death will roam near you in the presence of Komodo Dragon. 

It is one of the poisons and dangerous reptiles in the living world. The Komodo Dragon is famous for peaceful single bite attack on any animal, or human and all is set itself for the rest. It is one of the best National Parks in the World.

Things to do in Komodo National Park

  1. Book tour package well in advance if you are looking for Komodo island visit.
  2. Do not forget to experience Scuba Diving and Snarking. 
  3. Trekking in Pedal Island would be the best experience.  
  4. Traditional village exploring in Mesa Island will give you learning with colossal exposure on cultural ground. 

4.Sagarmatha National Park- Nepal: 

I would say, Sagarmatha National Park is the world’s highest National Park. From the lowest point 2800m to world’s highest point Mt. Everest at 8800m, it is covered with lush green barren, whitewash mountains. The National Park is a home of more than 5000 Sherpas. They are known for their deadly survivals in the harsh terrain. No one would like return without the exposure of the great beauties such as Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Lake and Island Peak. 

Sagarmatha National Park- Nepal

Best time to visit- October to November:

What makes Sagarmatha National Park very special?

The beauty of Sagarmatha National Park lies in the heart of Deep Ravines, Himalayan Glacier and Mountain Peak. The wildlife and the varieties of animals makes it more beautiful such as Tahr, Musk Deer, Snow Leopards, Wolves, Lynx and Weasels. You can also spot inside the park and be the eyewitness of endangered bird species like Monal, Snowcock, Yellow-Billed Chough, Blood Pheasant and Red-Billed Chough. In these places, you can capture the most uniques and beautiful photos in your camera.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

  1. Hiking
  2. Camping near Gokyo lake
  3. World’s highest monastery Taboche 
  4. Dudh Koshi River view
  5. Closest view of Mt. Everest from Kala Pathar 

5.Jau National Park- Brazil:

Jau National Park is the most isolated bio diversified location in the Amazon rain forest. Also, Jau National Park is one of the largest protected area in Brazil. It majorly covers four river Manaus, Jau, Unini and Carabinani that includes five districts.

The forest is highly dense and diversified with a variety of animals including rare Margay, Muriquis, Jaguar, Tapirs, Rodents, Reptiles, Giant Otter and Amazonian Manatee. 

More than 120 Amazon rain forest plants and thousands of other birds’ species increases the beauty of Jau National Park.

Jau National Park- Brazil: 10 Best National Parks in the World

Best time to visit- July to September:

What makes Jau National Park versatile among others in Brazil? 

Jau National Park gives you the feeling of devil empire with unbeatable location and no road connectivity at all. Heavy rainfall and unpredictable weather is the most onerous task to reach there.

Things to do in Jau National Park

  1. If you love forest and wildlife creatures, this place is perfect for you.
  2. I would say deadliest place due to densely covered forest.
  3. For fun and adventure plan boat tour only.
  4. Reptiles in the Amazon forest are the most seen creatures in the area.

6.Galapagos National Park- Ecuador:

It is the most astonishing place in Ecuador. Galapagos island is 550 miles far from mainland Ecuador. The Island itself is a national park as the government declared 97% area of the whole area to National park. 

You will be a surprise to see; animals are more fearless than human as it is ubiquitous to watch a sleepy sea lion in one of the beaches at the harbour in Puerto Ayora while you are roaming. 

However, its wholly prohibited to touch, feed, chase, and approach the animal. You have to make at least 2m from them. 

In Galapagos National Park, the variety of animal-like Turtle, Sea Lion, Marine Iguana, Penguin, Sally Crabs and many rare birds’ species are present.

Galapagos National Park- Ecuador: One of the best national parks in the world

Best time to visit- June to November: 

What makes Galapagos National Park attractive to the world? 

Galapagos National Park is one of the remote located Island in the world. Sea animals and bird species are what people come to see, explore and capture in the camera. Holding World heritage site tag, old age turtle and reservoirs gives the extra credibility to this place.

Things to do in Galapagos National Park-

  1. Take a small cruise boat and leave for the Island.
  2. You will feel from the bottom of your heart; the entire ecosystem is unspoiled by the human, which makes this place more charismatic.  
  3. You will experience unique wildlife beauty across the place.
  4. Enjoy Scuba Diving with Sea Lions.
  5. Enjoy meal with Iguana in Tortuga Bay. 

7.Valley of Flower National Park- India:

Valley of Flower National Park is in the Himalayan mountain. The national park is covered with colourful flower that’s why it is famous with the name of “Valley of Flower”. It is located in the Chamoli District Uttarakhand- India. 

Valley of Flower in this region comes under UNESCO world heritage site beautiful picturesque area; it seems, the God itself develops this place. Famous for endemic alpine flower and the variety of flora. Rich, diverse area is home to rare endangered animals including- Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, musk deer, brown bear, red fox and blue sheep. Himalayan Monal and many high-altitude birds can be seen. 

Valley of Flower National Park- India: Best National Parks in the world

Best time to visit- July to August:

What makes Valley of Flower National Park different from rest of the world: 

If your eyes are bored, life is tiring, and you want something crazy and adventurous, Valley of Flower National Park is the only place for you. The beautiful picturesque view from the valley is so mesmerizing and colourful; it is not less than heaven. 

Thousands of people come to visit every year during the spring season.

Things to do in Valley of Flower National Park: 

  1. Trekking in Flower Park
  2. Cinematic Shots
  3. Experience beautiful variety flowers
  4. Stay away from animals

8.Zhangjiajie National Forest Park- China: 

Iconic Avtar movie location is in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. It is the first national forest park in China, recognized in year 1982. 

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is a unique national park as one of the components of Wulingyuan natural resort. 

Here, more than 3000 unusual pillar-like formations pulling out from the earth and can be seen throughout the park. The peaks are in varied shapes, some looks like a human, some looks like objects and some are in the form of animals.

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park- China

 Best time to visit- April or October:

What makes Zhangjiajie National Forest Park attractive to the world: 

You can see more than 140 mountains from one place which is located in the Northern Hunan province of China. Mountains looks like paradise pillars of Zhangjiajie inspires the Hallelujah mountains. Unique species like Water Deer and Chinese Giant Salamander attracts the photographers and travellers the most.

Things to do in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: 

  1. Glass walkway trail and bottom bridge. 
  2. Cableway experience within the mountains.
  3. 99 bend road in Tianmen mountains, also known as a Door to Heaven.
  4. The Zhangjiajie Zixia Temple is known as the first Taoist Temple.
  5. Visit Phoenix ancient city. 

9.Corcovado National Park- Costa Rica: 

One of the largest lowland tropical rainforests in Central America and the best places in Costa Rica for wildlife watching. 

Corcovado National Park spread in more than 160 square miles. Nearly half of Osa Penninsula, yet remains one of the most remote regions of Costa Rica. It is one of the most biologically intense places on earth. You can have one of the backpacking experiences in a lifetime.  

Corcovado National Park- Costa Rica

Best time to visit- December to April Mid:

What makes Corcovado National Park Super Attractive?

Corcovado is untouched; animals of the park are not fed and rarely have human encounters. One of the healthy wildlife environments meant to thrive. There are no roads except entrance point. You will get a complete wild experience. 

Things to do in Corcovado National Park

  1. Explore the park with a local guide
  2. Enjoy Corcovado beach
  3. Trekking, hiking and camping
  4. Enjoy wildlife with safe distance 

10.Plitvice Lakes National Park- Croatia:  

Nested in the mountainous region, beautiful heavenly places covered with 16 interconnected waterfalls over 90 waterfalls that sounds crazy. 

Croatia is one of the most beautiful country in Europe as well as in the world. Variety of lakes several hiking trails, several routes through the park passes through. It can be overwhelming trying to figure out how to spend time.

Plitvice Lakes National Park- Croatia: best national parks in the world

Best time to visit- July to August:

What makes Plitvice Lakes National Park a pleasant place for the world: 

Wooden boardwalk trail routes magically create special places, and bending trek make you superior. While Plitvice Lake varies in colour from emerald green to turquoise, deep blue depending on mineral contents and lighting condition. It is truly a worthy place to visit.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park: 

  1. Hiking 
  2. Camping and Picnic Spot 
  3. Photography and Wildlife Research

Author‘s Closing Key Note

While visiting National park Always remember it requires complete knowledge of animal and wildlife. Must take local tour guide along with you, as it’s the safest way to come back. If you find any difficulty or risk during your camping or touring. 

We have listed these list of national parks in best 10 National Parks in the world, based on number of visitors, wildlife, rare animals, species, location, other media and research reports, Magazines, documentaries and extra mile experiences of ours which you usually can not find anywhere else.    

Nature is beautiful and precious than anything else. A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future.” When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.

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