Are you a nature lover with a wanderlust to explore the world’s greatest places? Nothing beats the feeling of being out in nature, with scenic views before your eyes and breathtaking adventures waiting for you. In many corners of this earth we live in, there are places that look straight out of fairy tales. Stunning, majestic, and sometimes, surreal, there are national parks scattered across the planet, which are likely to give you unforgettable adventures. And like many other adventures you have had, you will want to document these as well, along with the scenic landscapes. Good moments are meant to be kept forever, so whether you create a photo book or something else to display your photos, make sure they are seen and the stories are heard. Now, where do we start with the mind-blowing adventure bucketlist? Presenting a round up of some of the most beautiful national parks across the continents.
Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
As a part of Te Wahipounamu that is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fiordland National Park definitely lives up to the expectations. The variety of scenery it offers is enough to make everyone drop their jaws. Snow-covered mountains, icy lakes, dazzling fiords, and a winding river cutting through the forest, the national park certainly has an abundance of things to explore. The vast landscape means that there is something for everyone and from hiking, lake cruise, kayaking, jet boating, to something more opulent like a helicopter ride, you can find your preferred activities here. A few of the most stunning spots include Milford Sound, Glowworm Caves, Hollyford Valley, and Lake Manapouri. All of these places deserve to be preserved in a photobook, which will bring stunning memories back everytime you look at the images.
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
Plivitce Lakes National Park, the oldest national park in Croatia and a UNESCO World Heritage site, is one of the most stunning national parks in Europe. Located between the cities of Zagreb and Zadar, the national park comprises of 16 lakes, interconnected with waterfalls. The most distinctive and stunning feature is definitely these lakes, with colours ranging from blue, turquoise, and grey. Each season creates their own colour palette, but one thing is for sure, that it is a beautiful to be at any time of the year. The Big Waterfall (also known as Veliki Slap), is the highest waterfall in there with the height reaching 70m. It is also known as the best spot to capture the lake, so make sure you do not miss it and create a beautiful photobook to treasure the magnificent natural beauty.
The iconic Yellowstone National Park, USA
Perhaps one of the most famous national parks in the world, the popularity of the Yellowstone National Park has been going strong for decades. The vast amounts of things to see in here are incredible, and from the Yellowstone Caldera, the Grand Prismatic Spring, to the impressive geysers such as Old Faithful Geyser and Steamboat Geyser, this national park is a photographer‘s dream. Co-incidentally, this park has a healthy wildlife habitat, which includes grizzly bears, coyotes, bison, gray wolves, and many more. So whether you are an avid geologist, biologist, or simply someone who enjoys nature, the Yellowstone National Park should make it to your travel wish list. The jaw droppng beauty of the “Old West” also creates a great photobook, which can be turned into a great gift to someone you love.
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The icy panorama of the Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
As you can tell from the name, Los Glaciares is quite different from the other national parks listed in this article. Glacial lakes and rugged mountains are the distinctive features of this national park, with a 30% of the area being covered in ice. Perito Moreno glacier, the main attraction, stretches for 19 miles, with a 97 square mile tongue of ice. Another part of the national park, Mount Fitz Roy, can be your trekking destination, and if you are fit and long for an exciting adventure, exploring the South Patagonian Ice Cap might be your preference. Irrespective of whether you want to have a rugged adventure or a nature sojourn, Los Glaciares National Park is one of the most unforgettable places you will ever see. Go ahead, join in for a frozen journey and capture the majestic dazzling beauty in a proud photobook. This adventure of a lifetime is for keeps.
Fairy tale pretty Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park, China
Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park is unlike any other national park in the world. Many people dub it as a fairyland on earth and its landscapes and features provide a whimsical and dreamy atmosphere. Complete with vibrant-coloured lakes, snow-capped peaks, and lush forests, this national park has a magical setting. Other distinctive landscapes include the majestic layered waterfalls and narrow conic karst landforms. Apart from these, Jiuzhaigou Valley in China is also home to a wide range of beautiful flora and fauna. For the best view, visit in autumn when the lakes and the colours of fall foliage create the most stunning contrast against the mountain background. This national park deserves a series of photobook for capturing its wealth of natural beauty.
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The raw power of Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
The name Serengeti comes from the Maasai language, which means ‘endless plains’. And indeed, Serengeti National Park in Tanzania certainly seems like it. With 1.5 million hectares of savannah, it is famous for wildlife viewing, particularly during the Great Migration, where more than 1 million wildebeests migrate annually in a 1000 km trek from the northern hills to the southern plains. Interesting spots for viewing include Lobo in North Serengeti, Lake Lagarja in South Serengeti, and Moru Kopjes in Central Serengeti. You can also do the balloon safari that will take you floating along the Serengeti, while revealing some amazing views worth capturing in a photobook.
This list is only a sliver of what you can explore; a tiny glimpse of the great earth we live on. But nonetheless, hope these places can inspire you for your next adventure and if you would like to preserve your incredible travel memories, visit Photojaanic.com to bring your best moments into life.
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