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Top 10 Most Popular National Parks in the World

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If you wanna some fresh air then pack your bags and have a visit at some amazing national parks. Nowadays technology is pushing us far away from nature. The fresh air has become a rare thing in this world of concrete. Mostly we spend our holiday in watching TV that ruins our eyesight. National parks spread all over the planet and to pick the most popular among them is a tough task. There are more than 7000 national parks in the world but the question is which park you would like to visit. Let’s have a look on the list of Top 10 Most Popular National Parks in the World.

10. Sagarmatha National Park

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The Sagarmatha National Park was situated on the highest point of earth, Mt. Everest in Nepal. This park has three of the world’s top 10 highest peaks including Mt. Everest and due to this it is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. The continuous increasing in population and tourists could not hamper the serenity of the park. There are beautiful cottage and hotels to live and you have the opportunity to interact with Sherpa tribe.

9. Swiss National Park

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The Swiss National Park was located in Switzerland and established in 1914. This is a home for a wide variety of wildlife including elks, chamois, golden eagles and bearded vultures. Almost 100 varieties of birds and 60 types of mammals live here. It is a perfect place for tourist attraction and a part of UNESCO biosphere.

8. Kakadu National Park

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The Kakadu National Park was located in Australia. It is popular around the world for its cave painting, rock carvings. Its tidal flats, floodplains, lowlands and plateaus are home to hundreds of species including birds, fish and reptiles including the saltwater crocodile.

7. Galapagos Island

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It is the oldest national park in Equador and Galapagos Island serves as the most visited UNESCO world heritage sites. The Galapagos is a heaven for an exotic wildlife creature that you will find nowhere else on earth. This site is popular for large tortoise and you can also have opportunities to swim with penguins.

6. Fiordland National Park

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The Fiordland National Park is the largest national park of New Zealand. This park is known as Walking capital of the world as it has many wonderful tracks connecting wonderful sites. There are many activities you can do here like jet boating, kayaking, diving, mountain biking and hiking. If you are a romantic person and love the boat rides then this is the right place for you.

5. Yosemite National Park

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The Yosemite National Park located in the United States is worldwide famous for its five waterfalls. There are many varieties of species found which increase the beauty of the site. It is most popular for its mountain peaks like Half Dome and El Capitan, waterfalls and sub alpine lakes.

4. Yellowstone National Park

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The Yellowstone national park is the first national park in the world located in the United States. There are many spots such as Lowers Falls and Yellowstone lakes which add on to the beauty of the park. There are a huge variety of wildlife species found and this park is very big and you need a car to see it.

3. Machu Picchu National Park

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The Machu Picchu National Park has become one of the famous tourist places in Peru and serves as the World’s famous archaeological site in the world. You have to be in groups because the old buildings and monuments are always hazardous. Every year the number of tourists continuously increasing and it is a serious problem for wildlife conservation.

2. Grand Canyon National Park

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The Grand Canyon National Park was one of the world’s most famous national parks and achieves national park status in 1919. Around five million people visit it annually to see a mile deep and ten miles wide Colorado River. This park is divided into two parts, the southern rim offers the park’s renowned panoramic views and the north rim is 1000 feet higher and features mid-flower meadows.

Kruger National Park

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The Kruger National Park is the most popular and biggest national park in the world, located in South Africa. It is the best safari on earth where you will see a large variety of mammals, birds and the biggest predator, the Lion. While walking you will get the opportunity to interact with tribe’s people and get immersed in their culture.

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