Discover some beautiful and amazing places to visit before you die.
The world is a beautiful place with so much to experience. But with so many destinations to visit, making a choice on where to go can be difficult.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re an experienced traveler or a beginner looking to experience the beauty of mother earth.
To help with your decision making, we have compiled a list of places to visit before you die. We hope you’ll find destinations of your dreams among them.
Amazing Places To Visit Before You Die
Cape Town, South Africa
Located on the south tip of Africa continent, Cape Town has it all – from beautiful beaches, wine, great weather, and insane safaris. This colorful destination is one of the most multiracial cities in the world.
If you are a lover of coffee you will enjoy a tasteful cup of coffee in a steampunk coffee shop that welcomes devotees from all over the world. Spend your days exploring harbors, beaches, diverse foods and beers, colorful streets or visit Robben islands prison where you can learn South Africa’s freedom journey.
Cape Town is filled with to-do list activities and as you enjoy them, all don’t forget to visit penguins at Boulders Bay or one of the South African winery.
Giraffe Manor, Kenya
Would you like to take breakfast or dinner with a giraffe? If so, the Giraffe Manor should be at the top of your list of places to visit before you die.
Located in the capital city of Kenya, Nairobi, this beautiful exclusive boutique hotel will fascinate you with its Rothschild’s giraffes.
While taking breakfast or dinner you may be surprised by a poke on the window from a giraffe asking for a treat. You will enjoy feeding the giraffes, different Kenyan cuisine impeccable service, luxurious accommodation and a spa treatment in this magical destination. You will also find over 100 species of birds.
If you are planning to stay for more than a day, you can visit the nearby giraffe centre for more experience or the Nairobi National park where you can see a wide range of wild animals like the endangered black rhino, cheetahs, lions, hyenas, leopards, buffaloes, giraffes and over 400 diverse birds species.
Other nearby attractions include; Bomas of Kenya, The Sheldrick Elephant and Rhino Orphanage and Karen Blixen Museum.
Fiji Islands, South Pacific
Fiji islands are one of the most preserved places on the planet due to the fact that 110 of Fiji’s 330 islands are uninhabited. This south pacific nation is known for its refreshing water, beautiful coral reefs, and incredible sceneries.
Also referred to as the happiest nation in the world, this honeymoon paradise will charm you with her beauty. You will enjoy activities like scuba diving, kayaking, stand up paddleboard, catamaran sailing and snorkeling.
You can also visit the Savusavu farmers market, take a hike at Vanua Levu, visit one of the villages to learn more about the Fiji people or escape to a private island and let mother nature surprise you.
Enjoy your stay in one of the hotels or resort on this gorgeous island and make sure you try their exquisite cuisines. The best time to visit is May to October as it is the dry season.
Victoria Falls, Zambia
Located on the Zimbabwe-Zambia border, Victoria falls is one of the worlds most spectacular and incredible wonders of the universe. The falls originate from river Zambezi and were named after Queen Victoria the then reigning queen by an explorer named Livingstone.
The mist from the crushing waters can be seen as far as 15 miles hence the name the smoke that thunders. Due to her magnificent features, Victoria falls attracts millions of tourists and she never disappoints.
Other activities you will enjoy include; Zambezi River Cruises, Victoria Falls Helicopter Flights, swimming in the Devil’s Pool, Traditional Village Tour, Skydiving, The Boma Dinner & Drum Show, White Water Rafting, Bungee Jump, Bridge Slide and game drives.
The best time to visit this natural spectacle is from June to August. These days are warm with little or no rain making the water clear and the view breathtaking.
Beautiful Places To Visit Before You Die
Machu Picchu, Peru
Also known as the stone city or the city in the sky, Machu Picchu has the most iconic remains of the massive Inca people empire. You will enjoy a walk on the Inca trail to the sacred city while watching the unmatched ancient sceneries.
The must-see sights in Machu Picchu include The Sun Gate (Inti Punku), Climb Huayna Picchu, the Inca Bridge, Watchman’s Hut, The Funerary Stone, Temple of the Sun, Royal Tomb – Palace of the Princess, The Fountains, The Temple of Three Windows, The Principal Temple, House of the High Priest, House of Ornaments (Sacristy), Intihuatana,Central Plaza, The Sacred Rock, The Mortar/Industrial Section, The Prison Group and Terraces.
Although you might not get to see all these sites, you can surely tick off some of them from your list of places to visit before you die.
Rome is one of Italy’s historical city and an attestment to what was once the greatest roman empire. Given there are many destinations you can visit, the art, food and architecture in Rome are unmatched.
The roman museums are plastered with incent treasures from the works of Michelangelo, Marcus Pacuvius and other artists. If museums are not for you, the architectural wonder of Sistine chapel will leave you speechless. Michelangelo’s talents are perfectly shown on the spectacular chapel’s ceiling.
If you love wining and dining, Rome is renowned for its sophisticated dining and Italian fine wine. Also, you can visit the world’s largest church St. Peter’s Basilica or enjoy a walk on the many elegant bridges. Don’t forget to make a wish at the Trevi fountain, it just might come true.
The principality of Monaco is found in the French Riviera Europe. This Fabulously wealthy destination will give you heart-stopping moments especially if you are a lover of exotic cars, Designer products, yachts, incent history and a lavish lifestyle.
Monaco attracts the famous and the rich who are not afraid to show off their wealth on the streets.
Be sure to visit these sites for a breathtaking experience; Casino de Monte Carlo for a James Bond feel, Oceanography museum, Hercules port to watch mega yachts and Princely palace which is also the royal residence.
In this series of places to visit before you die, Monaco is one of my favorite. Don’t forget to bring your sunglasses and driving gloves and come ready to attend the city’s most famous event the Monaco Grand Prix. In this event, you might get a chance to mingle with your favorite celebrity.
The great wall of China, China
While visiting China the great wall of China is a must-visit site. This world heritage site stretches thousands of miles along the north of China making it one of the largest man-made structures in the world.
The impressive architecture, the view and its history will leave you amused after a visit.
More Places To Visit Before You Die
Long hailed as the most breathtaking place in the world, the Italian city of Venice can be overwhelming with her 20 million visitors annually. But if you practice some patience, she will reward you with moments of bliss and extreme beauty.
You will enjoy sites like St. Mark’s (one of the worlds greatest squares), St. Mark’s Basilica (the treasure house of holy relics), and St. Mark’s Campanile, the bell tower from where you will enjoy the view of the white marble and red-tiled city.
Other breathtaking sites in this marvelous city include Doges palace, beautiful palazzos, the grand canals and the tiny island of Burano.
Venice is a city to get lost in, put away your guidebook and let her amuse you.
Rice Terrace Fields in Mu Cang Chai, Vietnam
The most fascinating fact about these terraces is that they were built by hands. In 2007, Mu Cang Chai Rice Terrace Fields was ranked highest on the national landscape sites, which makes it one of the most beautiful places to visit before you die.
Though poor and undeveloped, this region of northwest Vietnam is very rich in natural beauty and you will enjoy visiting, especially during the rice harvest at the beginning of October.
The sites are simply jaw-dropping.
Santorini Island, Greece
Do you enjoy new dining experiences? Sunrise and sunset walk on the beach? Beautiful volcano formings? If yes, Santorini Island should be at the top of your list of places to visit before you die. This is the site of the largest volcanoes in the world’s history.
You will be surrounded by iconic blue and white houses and dramatic cliffs. You will enjoy activities like donkey back riding, dining on different cuisines, beer-making experience, wine tasting in different wineries, ancient sites viewing and the Mediterranean sunset will take your breath away each day.
Also, you can swim in the warm watered beaches which have unusual colored sands.
Iguazu Falls, Argentina and Brazil
The meeting of Rio Iguazu and Rio Parana forms one of the greatest scenes on earth joining Argentina and Brazil. The splendidness of the falls and its misty rainbows is incredible. This jaw-dropping scenery is made of 275 waterfalls making it one of a kind. You will enjoy the view from the opposite side or on top of the falls which will fascinate you while the tumbling water masses humbles you.
A helicopter ride over the falls will delight you while a speed boat safari underneath the falls will give you the ultimate experience.
Which of these places to visit before you die will you explore first?
I hope you have found your travel inspiration. Enjoy your trip and remember to be nice to mother nature and she might surprise you.
Have you explored any of these places to visit before you die? Do you have any other beautiful destinations to add to the list? Tell us in the comment section below. we would love to hear all about it.