There are many places to visit in the world, most of the advice we get from tourist fanatics will be common places that almost everyone goes, but there are also secret places tourists don’t know about, these places look like something from the fairy tales. They look incredible, secluded from the world, just the structure itself is something from a movie.
Almost all of these places are not listed as popular tourists destinations because they are just simply very difficult to get to, but shouldn’t these place be visited as well as the other places that are always visited. Once you visit 15 secret places tourists don’t know about, you will surely want to stay or visit it again because it can’t be seen anywhere else in the world, they are hidden and incredible.
Blagaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina
This location is nothing but magical, blagaj is tiny village settled among small waterfalls and it is surrounded by azure waters. In the location there are cozy white houses and a monastery that is located under a sheer cliff. This place is a sacred place for dervishes and the Sufis who have built the village in this particular corner of paradise. It is truly an amazing place, and if you ever get a chance to visit it, take it, you will not regret it.
Often overlooked, this location in Peru is in the middle of a vast desert. This oasis town is just 5 hours away from Lima the capital of Peru and the population of the location is just about 200 people, so if you ever want to cut yourself off from the world, this is definitely the place to go. The name of the place is called Huacachina, and it is a place that must be visited.
Lake Hillier, Australia
Picture sandy beaches that is surrounded by eucalyptus forest at the pinkest lake in the world. This is an actual place, located in the Middle Island in the south-west of Australia. Lake Hillier is a destination that is only accessed by aeroplane. No one knows why the water is pink since it was discovered in 1802, but it assumed that some seaweeds and micro-organisms have made the place pink but it has not been confirmed.
Hidden Beach, Marieta Islands, Mexico
One of the 15 secret places tourists don’t know about, is a hidden beach in Mexico?! Yes, and it is called Playa de Amor, it is a secret beach with pure water and a very large variety of birds living in the area. The way you can get to this place is after sailing through a maze of underwater caves for a few minutes, you will then discover this wonderful beach lost within the depths of the island. A truly amazing place, be sure to take pictures when you are here, because only few people have it.
The Silfra Fissure, Iceland
Another one of the secret places tourists don’t know about is located in Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. Its name, Silfra Fissure, this is a favourite place for divers and adventurers, you can lose the sense of depth here because the incredibly pure water along with its coldness. When you are diving in it, you can see through 300 metres of it, isn’t that incredible?
Isola Bella, Italy
A special island in Italy at Lago Maggiore, called Isola Bella is absolutely one of the most beautiful places in the world and one of the secret places tourists don’t know about. The whole tiny land is almost occupied entirely by the Borromeo palace, and a multilevel blooming garden with grottos, terraces and fountains. This is also place for you to see rare white peacocks, but here they are known as royal birds and they can be found wandering in the garden.
Popeye Village, Malta
This little village located in Malta consists of small wooden houses that were originally built for shooting the Popeye musical in the 1980s. But now, it is a resort along with an amusement park, cruises around the bay and of course, it is included with a stunning view. Some of the houses here are still decorated the same way as it was during the shooting of the movie.
Dongchuan Red Soil, China
The soil in this particular location is red because of the high concentration of minerals and fossils. This location is a mountainous valley to the south-west of Kunming, which is the capital of Yunnan Province. Unfortunately, due to its remoteness of public infrastructure, this beautiful location is not on the tourist map of China. This location was discovered in the mid 1990s.
Flores Island, Portugal
One of the secret places tourists don’t know about is a national park specially with its unique flora and fauna. Located in the most western point of the Azores island near the coast of Portugal. Since most of the territory is covered with various colourful flowers, it is translated as “a cape of flowers” from Portuguese. In the location, there are natural hot springs, lagoons, flood rice fields, cozy villages, lakes, volcanoes, and caves that are world famous.
Darvaza Crater, Door to Hell, Turkmenistan
This location is mysterious, called the Door to Hell or Darvaza Crater. A geologist once found a cave with huge reserves of natural gas on accident, to avoid harmful effects on people and livestock, the gas was burned, but it was suppose to go out after several days, but it is still burning till today. This location has such an incredible phenomenon, it attracts tourists from all around the world.
In this world, there are many undiscovered place, but for the places that has been discovered, some of them are still not widely known and they are absolutely beautiful. Yet many tourists don’t know about it because it is difficult to get to, but all good things are difficult to get. So make an effort to get to these secret places tourists don’t know about, but don’t forget to invest in travel insurance. Allianz Travel Care is offering travel insurance from the price of RM 16/trip, please visit PolicyStreet.com to find out more on this.
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