It wouldn’t be wrong to say that a life can be considered well spent if one spends his or her time admiring the beautiful scenes that cover the face of this amazing planet. There is something about travelling and visiting majestic sites that just can’t be expressed in words. The awe and wonder that these sites just has to be seen.
While there are many places that one can visit in a lifetime, the mountain ranges that are found on almost every continent have something special about them. Maybe it’s the sense of humility that they inspire in us that we find them so appealing and want to spend our time in such areas.
If you like to visit such scenes and admire their beauty then there are some mountain ranges that you just can’t skip. If you want to know about them so that you can visit them at sometime in the future, then just take a look at the list below.
This is perhaps the most beautiful mountain range in the world. Spanning across the border of India, Pakistan and China, this mountain range is home to the tallest mountain in the earth: Mount Everest. However, that is not the only notable thing about it; the K2 – the second tallest mountain in the world – is also located here. There are also a lot of other breathtaking scenes that are just awesome. This mountain range is simply the one that should be on the top of your list.
Though it has funny sounding name but the scenery here is simply beautiful. This mountain range is located in the Central Asia region located in the border region of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of western China. While it is quite dangerous due to its high peaks and rugged terrain – it is still one of the most beautiful thing on this planet.
If you want to find greenery and snow at one place then this is the mountain range for you. This mountain range is exceptionally beautiful. The other notable thing about it is that it runs through seven South American countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.
Canada is not only known for its forests and other sceneries but also for its mountain ranges. One of them is the Canadian Rockies. Just like Andes, you can find both greenery and snow at one place. And that’s not all, if you are at the right spot at the right time, you can find a beautiful lake which will add to the beauty of the whole scene.
Situated in North-Eastern Italy, these mountain ranges are one of the best in the entire world. Not only the sceneries are absolutely breathtaking, there are a lot of cool and historical places that the tourists can stay. If you like to visit Italy, then this is the one place that you should not miss.
If you live in America or visit it for vacations then Sierra Nevada mountain range is the one range that you should visit. It also includes one of the largest alpine lake in North America: Lake Tahoe. The Sierra Nevada is also home to three national parks, 20 wilderness areas, and two national monuments. These areas include Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon National Parks, and Devils Postpile National Monument.
Japan is home to one of the most awesome mountain range known as Japanese Alps. They are covered with snow all year round and have some of the best tourist spots. Another notable thing about Japanese Alps is an active volcano which has erupted recently in the 20th century.