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Top 10 National Parks

  • Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu
  • Serengeti National Park
    Serengeti National Park
  • Fiordland National Park
    Fiordland National Park
  • Grand Canyon National Park
    Grand Canyon National Park
  • Galápagos Islands
    Galápagos Islands
  • Yellowstone National Park
    Yellowstone National Park
  • Yosemite National Park
    Yosemite National Park
  • Torres del Paine National Park
    Torres del Paine National Park
  • Sagarmāthā National Park
    Sagarmāthā National Park
  • Canaima National Park
    Canaima National Park

Machu Picchu ,Peru

Machu Picchu or Machu Pikchu is a fifteenth century Inca site situated 2,430 metre (7,970 ft) above sea level.It is situated in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machu picchu District in Peru.

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Serengeti National Park , Tanzania

Serengeti National Park is a Tanzanian national park in the Serengeti ecosystem in the Mara and Simiyu regions. It is famous for its annual migration of over 1.5 million white-bearded (or brindled) wildebeest and 250,000 zebra and for its numerous Nile crocodile and honey badger.

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Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

Fiordland National Park located the southwest corner of the South Island of New Zealand. It is the largest of the fourteen national parks in New Zealand, with an area of 12,500 km2, and a major part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. The park is administered by the Department of Conservation.

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Grand Canyon National Park ,United States

Grand Canyon National Park is the U.S’ fifteenth oldest national park. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, the park is situated in Arizona. The park’s central attractions is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. The park covers 1,217,262 acres (1,901.972 sq mi; 492,608 ha; 4,926.08 km2) of unincorporated area in Coconino and Mohave and counties.Courtesy: Wikipedia

Galápagos Islands , Ecuador

The Galápagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed on either side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, 906 km (563 mi) west of continental Ecuador, of which they are a part. The Galápagos Islands and their surrounding waters form the Galapagos Province of Ecuador, the Galapagos National Park, and the Galapagos Marine Reserve . The principal language on the islands is Spanish. The islands have a population of slightly over 25,000.Courtesy: Wikipedia

Yellowstone National Park ,U.S.A

Yellowstone National Park is a national park situated primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idalo. It was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872. Yellowstone, the first National Park in the U.S. and widely held to be the 1st national park in the world, is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features, especially Old Faithful Geyser, one of the most attractive features in the park.It has many types of ecosystems,but the sub alpine forest is most abundant. Which is the part of the South Cetral Rockies forests ecoregion.Courtesy: Wikipedia

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is a U.S National Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in the central eastern portion of the U.S. State of California, commonly called Northern California.The park, which is administered by the National Park Service, covers an area of 747,956 acres (1,168.681 sq mi; 302,687 ha; 3,026.87 km2) and reaches across the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain.Over 37 lakh people visit Yosemite every year:most spend the majority of their time in the seven square miles (18 km2) of Yosemite Valley.Designated a World Heritage Site in 1984, Yosemite is internationally recognized for its spectacular granite cliffs,clear streams, waterfalls,giant sequoia groves, and biological diversity.Almost ninety five percentage of the park is designated wilderness.Yosemite was central to the development of the national park idea. First, Galen Clark and others lobbied to protect Yosemite Valley from development, finally leading to President Abraham Lincoln’s signing the Yosemite Grant in 1864. Later, John Muir led a great movement to establish a larger national park encompassing not just the valley, but surrounding mountains and forests as well—paving the way for the U.S national park system.Courtesy: Wikipedia

Torres del Paine National Park ,Chile

Torres del Paine National Park is a national park encompassing mountains, glaciers,rivers and lakes in southern Chilean Patagonia.The Cordillera del Paine is the centerpiece of the park. It situated in a transition area between the Magellanic sub polar forests and the Pataginian Steppes. The park is situated 112 kilometer (70 mi) north of Puerto Natales and 312 kilometer (194 mi) north of Punta Arenas. Paine means”blue” in native Tehuelche (Aonikenk) language and is pronounced PIE-nay.The park borders Bernardo O’Higgins National Park to the west and the Los Glaciares National Parkto the north in Argentine territory.Courtesy: Wikipedia

Sagarmatha National Park

The Sagarmatha National Park is a protected site in the Himalayas of eastern Nepal that is dominated by Mount Everest. It encompasses an area of 1,148 square kilometers (443 sq mi) in the Solukhumbu District and ranges in elevation from 2,845 meter (9,334 ft) to 8,848 meter (29,029 ft) at the summit of Mount Everest. In the north, it shares the international border with the Qomolangma National Nature Preserve of Tibet and extends to the Dudh Kosi river in the south. Near to the east is the Makalu Barun National Park.Courtesy: Wikipedia

Canaima National Park , Venezuela 

Canaima National Park is a 30,000 square kilometers (12,000 sq mi) park in south-eastern Venezuela that roughly occupies the same area as the Gran Sabana region. It is situated in Bolivar State, reaching the borders with Guyana and Brazil. The park was established on 12 June 1962. It is the 2nd largest park in the country, after Parima-Tapirapeco, and 6th biggest national park in the world. It is the size of Maryland or Belgium.Courtesy: Wikipedia