Son Doong Cave listed amongst the finest attractions on earth

06/30/2014
By ATA

In a recent internet poll, The fabulous Son Doong Cave in Vietnam was listed amongst the top attractions of a lifetime to visit. It is not hard to see why it has made it into a list that contains such illustrious destinations as:

Some of the world’s most beautiful destinations

The following are the beautiful places on the same list as Son Doong cave:

Admire the 3D painting of Zhangye Danxia mountains

The Zhangye Danxia Mountain Region, Gansu Province, China. It is difficult to believe that the images of this place have not been photoshopped. Streaks of red, yellow, orange to green, purple, brown run throughout the vista, created by rain, wind, erosion and oxidation. The colors are simply jaw dropping.

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Zhangye Danxia Mountain

Thanks to the unique terrain, this mountain has become the destination of many tourists around the world to admire the beauty of this colorful mountain. Besides, the famous “silk road” also passes through this rainbow mountain area. That is why this place becomes more and more attractive.

The most appropriate time for you to travel and explore Zhangye Danxia is around April and May. At this time the weather is cool, the temperature here only ranges from 8 to 23 degrees C and almost no rainy. This weather is quite ideal for you to visit the rocky area safely and admire the full beauty of the rainbow mountain under the bright sunlight.

The World’s End – Destinations for the “faint of heart”

The World’s End, Banos, Ecuador: This amazing gorge features the ‘carousel death’, a rope swing that swings people out, right over the deep gorge. This is one of the destinations not for the faint-hearted because you will be sitting on a swing “the end of the world” and swinging in the deep mountains without taking any protective measures. But before you can sit on this ‘death’ ferris wheel, you need to follow the path to Bellavista from the wall of Banos, Ecuador to the lookout point at a seismic monitoring station called ‘La Casa del Arbel’ – a small house located on a small tree close to the canyon.

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The World’s End, Banos, Ecuador

Great Barrier Reef: The World’s Greatest Coral Reef

The Belize Barrier Reef features the Great Green Lake, a deep pit beneath the surface of the sea just of the coast of this amazing South American Country. The hole is about 400 feet deep and is surrounded by a beautiful coral reef.

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. This masterpiece stretches 2,000 km in warm waters off the coast of North Queensland. This coral reef is also famous for pristine white sand beaches, deserted islands and clear waters filled with coral and marine life. The World Heritage lists this reef as the world’s most attractive day destination. Here, visitors can scuba dive or glass-bottom boat to see the coral reefs firsthand.

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Tourists explore the world’s most beautiful coral reef The Belize Barrier Reef

Picturesque tulip garden in the Netherlands

On the journey to explore the Netherlands, you cannot ignore the largest park in the world located in the city in Amsterdam – that is Keukenhof park. Those who have ever come here do not want to leave because of the beauty of all kinds of enchanting tulips – The Tulip Fields of Holland.

Amazingly the beautiful tulip fields that bloom every year around Amsterdam in central Holland are not growing flowers for sale. Within a few short weeks of these wonderful colorful displays arriving, the flower heads are cut off and the stems tied back. This forces all the goodness into the bulbs, for it is these that are being cultivated. Flying into Schiphol Airport when the tulips are blooming is an amazing experience.

During festive days, the small town of peaceful Lisse suddenly lights up in the festive atmosphere. Everywhere you can see endless fields of flowers with thousands and thousands of flowers of all kinds and colors. Going to the Netherlands on the flower festival, visitors cannot miss the destination: the ancient village of Zaanse Schans, with its colorful flower gardens, ancient windmills, …

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The Tulip Fields of Holland

Discover Son Doong cave – the largest cave in the world

This brings us to discover The Son Doong cave, Quang Binh Province in tours of Vietnam. This was only recently discovered and is the biggest natural cave in the world. A river flowing through limestone has created this magnificent wonder over the course of 2.5 million years. As it made its way through the mountains, soft rock formations collapsed below it and the gigantic cave system was formed. Located near the border with Laos, it was discovered in 1991 by a local man. The noise of wind and water rushing through the cave frightened local people, causing them to stay away. It was not until 2009 that scientists from the British Cave Research Association conducted a survey and it became known to the general public.

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Adventure travel at Son Doong cave

Cave pearls which are formed by calcium salts secreting on a nucleus are polished to a fine gloss. They are normally less than half an inch in diameter. Here they have grown to the size of baseballs. Phong Nha Cave was previously the biggest in Vietnam and has been dwarfed by the five times larger, Son Dong Cave. The largest chamber in the cave is a staggering three and a half miles long, over six hundred feet high and almost 500 feet wide. That it has remain undiscovered for so long is a complete mystery.

Come to Son Doong Cave in Vietnam tours, to explore the most magnificent cave in the world. You will be immersed in the pristine natural mountain forests, the sound of forest birds, the sound of flowing streams, the sound of wind, … Tourists visit Doong village – a highland village to feel the activities of ethnic people, enjoying the specialties of local people is a truly unforgettable experience.

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