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The 5 most stunning natural wonders in South America

1. Perito Moreno, Argentina

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Witness one of the most spectacular glacial formations in the world by taking a 45-minute boat cruise up close to the 200-foot south glacial wall. Then walk along the footbridge in front of the glacier for panoramic views of the sublime landscape.

2. Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

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Explore the sights and wildlife in the Galapagos Islands on this full-day yacht tour from Santa Cruz. Visit Tortuga Bay Beach, La Lobería, Canal del Amor, and Playa de los Perros to see sea lions, marine iguanas, reef sharks, and other marine animals.

3.  Iguazu Falls

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Fly over one of the “Seven Wonders of Nature” on a thrilling helicopter flight above the Iguazu Falls with an experienced guide. Learn about the region’s unique flora and fauna, and get breathtaking views of Brazil’s Iguaçu National Park.

4. The Amazon River

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Discover the wonders of the Amazon rainforest with a 3-night stay at the Juma Eco Lodge in the Juma River reserve. Famous for its primary rainforest, the reserve provides endless opportunities to see wildlife, including monkeys, sloths, river dolphins, alligators, spiders and snakes.

5.  Lake Titicaca

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Experience life on the largest lake in South America on a 2-day tour of Lake Titicaca, widely considered a major cradle of civilization in the Andes. Explore the rich history of the lake and its indigenous groups, including the Inca and Aymara people.

The 5 most stunning natural wonders in North America

1. Grand Canyon

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Whether you see it from above by helicopter, below by boat, or choose to tour its hiking trails by foot, Arizona’s Grand Canyon is one of North America’s most breathtaking sights. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how it came to be!

2. The Rocky Mountains: Banff & Jasper National Parks

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This one-way tour from Banff to Jasper takes you through some of the most spectacular mountain landscapes in North America. Following the spine of the Canadian Rockies, view a never-ending procession of mammoth mountains jagged peaks and glaciers.

3. The Everglades

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Glide across a river of grass on a small airboat and experience the Florida Everglades without the crowds. Get up close to wildlife in their natural habitat, discover a landscape untouched for years and get spectacular panoramic views.

4. The Redwood Forest National Park

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Escape San Francisco to enjoy California’s pristine nature on this half-day tour to Muir Woods National Forest. This tour features extended time inside the park, giving you plenty of time to marvel at the beautiful ancient redwood trees.

5. The Yosemite Valley

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Experience the incredible scenery of Yosemite National Park and a Giant Sequoia Walk all in 1-day on this tour. You’ll have hours to explore, marvelling at the Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and amazing Giant Sequoia trees before returning to San Francisco.

The 5 most stunning natural wonders in Europe

1. Aurora Borealis

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The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are a spectacular natural phenomenon, often seen dancing around in fantastic colors across the Icelandic Arctic sky. See if you can spot them for yourself on this 3-hour tour from Reykjavik.

2. Giant’s Causeway

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Admire the stunning beauty of County Antrim on the drive from Belfast to the Giant’s Causeway – which is often described as the 8th wonder of the world. Explore the Causeway’s rocky formations and learn about the site at the new visitor center.

3. Plitvice Lakes

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Spend a full day exploring Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in inland Croatia. Drive through the picturesque hinterland to your destination and enjoy sightseeing at the upper and lower lakes by foot, boat, and tram.

4. Meteora, Greece

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Learn about the legend of the Oracle of Delphi on a 2-day tour to the ancient sanctuary, departing from Athens. Continue to the stunning rock formations and historic monasteries of Meteora.

5. Matterhorn

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