There is something about the mountains that is magically wonderful and has the ability to put us at ease. Sometimes, the fresh mountain air and the calmness associated with the towering peaks is all we need to rejuvenate and get a fresh perspective on life. Visiting a mountain peak is a humbling experience and one should definitely go to the mountains at least once in their lifetime. Here are some of the most beautiful mountains in the world that you can visit for your next vacation.
Matterhorn is the most beautiful peak that is present at the border between Switzerland and Italy. It is a pyramidal shaped mountain that has steep slopes which are difficult to scale but are the very things that make this mountain breathtakingly beautiful. One cannot complete a list of the most picturesque mountains without including Matterhorn in it. It overlooks the ski town of Zermatt where one can stay and get some really good views of this mountain. During your visit to Switzerland, you can also shop for expensive watches, trending Jewellery and chocolates.
Vinicunca Mountains in Peru are one of the most unique and the most beautiful mountains in the world because of their appearance. Also known as the Rainbow Mountains, these mountains are a part of the Andes Range and appear to have streaks of pink, green, blue and yellow. The colored hue of the mountains is due to the mineral deposits in the area. This colorful appearance has made them a popular destination not just for trekkers but also for tourists who are blown away by this beautiful sight.
Mount Everest, Nepal
Rising up to a height of 29029 feet above sea level, the iconic Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world and one of the most amazing mountains in the world. Situated in the Himalayan Range, Mount Everest is popular among adventurers who seek to scale its height. The road to the peak is challenging to say the least because of the low oxygen levels and the difficult weather conditions. Mount Everest has a certain mysticism about it which attracts a lot of tourists to the nearby mountain towns. Many Buddhists believe that the peak has spiritual energies and therefore consider it to be holy.
Mount Fuji, Japan
One of the most beautiful snow mountains in the world is Mount Fuji, which the largest peak in Japan. With a height of 3775 meters, this peak looks glorious when it is draped with a layers of snow. However, this sight is extremely rare since much of the mountain is covered with clouds. However, you can behold this majestic view on a clear sunny day. Mount Fuji is a massive active volcano mountain that is Japan’s number one tourist attraction. This peak is also considered sacred by the locals and is easily the most stunning mountain peak that you will see.
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa is the kind of place that you will want to put in your bucket list. Also known as the “Roof of Africa”, this mountain rises up to a height of 5895 meters and is a dormant volcano made of three peaks. There are several people who like to do a 6 day trekking up the mountain while the rest love to see its magnificence from a distance. The adjacent Kilimanjaro National park is also worth visiting, especially for the wildlife enthusiasts.
The highest peak in the United States of America is Denali is Alaska. The gorgeous mountains were once known as Mount McKinley but are now known as Denali. They rise up from the valleys of Alaska’s Denali National Park to height of about 6190 meters above sea level and are one of the most postcard worthy mountain peaks in the world. Only experienced climbers should attempt to scale the height of Denali. The rest can soak in the beauty of the mountains in US at a distance and enjoy the beauty of the National Park associated with it.