The valley is flanked by 10 notable peaks situated above Moraine Lake, the tallest being the Mount Fay (10,613 feet, 3,235 meters). The lowland was the original homeland to the people of the Nakoda tribe in the 1700s.
Situated in northern Pakistan, it is a small town located on the Karakoram Highway. The historic region is known for its breathtaking beauty, from the apricot trees to the snow-capped mountains, including the 7,788-meter (25,551 feet) Rakaposhi mountain.
Located on the edge of the Tibet Plateau, the valley is known for its multi-level waterfalls, colorful lakes, and snow-capped peaks. It is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992 and World Biosphere Reserve since 1997.
The valley known for its wine production and its main product, port wine, is renowned across the globe. River Douro passing through the valley was used to ship the wines to the western coast. It is also home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Archaeological Park of Vale of Cao.
Lies on the north-west side of the island of Kauaʻi in the state of Hawaiʻi, the Kalalau Valley is one of the most beautiful valleys you must visit. It is a very peaceful valley and is undisturbed by the noises and pollutions of the vehicles. You cannot reach there in any of the automobiles and the only way to reach there is by kayak or by hiking the Kalalau Trail. And so it is going to be an adventurous and exciting trip you ever have done. Hiking the Kalalau Trail is also popular, but the trail is about 11 miles long, quite strenuous, and can be dangerous at parts. The Kalalau valley’s bottom is broad and relatively flat. Only a limited number of people is permitted to the valley at a time, as it is conserved in an excellent manner by the authorities of that region
Aoraki Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand, reaching a height of 3,754 metres (12,316 ft). Aoraki means “Cloud Piercer” in the Ngai Tahu dialect of the Maori language. The mountain lies in a national park of the same name which contains 27 other mountains which peak at over 3000 meters. A popular tourist destination, it is also a favorite destination for mountain climbers. It is is a challenging ascent, with frequent storms and very steep snow and ice climbing to reach the peak. The mountain was first climbed successfully in 1894 by three New Zealanders who reached the summit via the north ridge.
The Matterhorn is a famous mountain and an iconic emblem of the Swiss Alps. The mountain derives its name from the German words Matte, meaning meadow, and Horn, which means peak. With its 4,478 metres (14,692 ft) high summit, lying on the border between Switzerland and Italy, it is one of the highest peaks in the Alps. It is also one of the deadliest peaks in the Alps. From the first time it was climbed in 1865 to 1995, 500 alpinists have died on it. The Matterhorn’s faces are steep, and only small patches of snow and ice cling to them while regular avalanches send the snow down to accumulate on the glaciers at the base of each face.
Banff National Park is Canada’s oldest national park, established in 1885 in the Rocky Mountains and one North America’s most visited parks. Banff’s mountains exhibit several different shapes that have been influenced by the composition of rock deposits, layers, and their structure. The 3,618 meter (11,870 ft) high Mount Assiniboine has been shaped by glacial erosion that has left a sharp peak. It has been unofficially named the “Matterhorn” of North America. The mountains of the Valley of the Ten Peaks near the crystal clear Moraine Lake are also known for providing scenic vistas.
Monte Fitz Roy is a 3,375 meter (11,073 ft) high mountain on the border between Argentina and Chile. Despite its average height the mountain has a reputation of being extremely difficult to climb because the sheer granite faces present long stretches of arduous technical climbing. In addition, the weather in the area is exceptionally severe and treacherous. The mountain also attracts many tourists and photographers thanks to its otherworldly shape. It was first climbed in 1952 by French alpinists Lionel Terray and Guido Magnone.
Mount Huang is a mountain range in eastern China also known as Huangshan (“Yellow Mountain”). The area is well known for its scenery, sunsets, peculiarly-shaped granite peaks and views of the clouds from above. Mount Huang is a frequent subject of traditional Chinese paintings and literature, as well as modern photography. The tallest peak in the Huangshan mountain range is the Lotus Peak at 1,864 meters (6,115 ft). In ancient times almost 60,000 stone steps were carved into the side of the mountain. Today there are also cable cars that tourists can use to ride directly from the base to one of the summits.