Top 10 Best National Parks in World

With global warming becoming an ever increasing threat to nature’s beauty in almost all parts of the world, national parks play a vital role towards the preservation of this beauty. While there are numerous national parks all over the world not all of these parks are equally beautiful. Some are known for the variety of wildlife they house, whereas others are known for their scenic beauty. Keeping in mind a number of factors which help determine the beauty of a national park, one can easily compile a list of best national parks in the world.


  • 1

    Serengeti National Park

    One of the largest annual wildlife movements all over the world takes place at Serengeti National Park. Lobo Valley and Ngorongoro Crater are two most famous highlights of this national park.

  • 2

    Grand Canyon

    As its name suggests, the Grand Canyon is literally huge. Its length, width and depth are 277 miles, 18 miles and 1 mile respectively. It is ranked the 2nd best national park in the world.

  • 3

    Machu Picchu

    Machu Picchu and its surrounding areas hold the status of Peruvian Historical Sanctuary since 1981. It is ranked number 3 on the list of top 10 best national parks in the world.

  • 4

    Fiordland National Park

    Situated in New Zealand near Queenstown, Fiordland National Park became popular after Lord of the Rings trilogy was shot there. Fiordland National Park is 4th on the list of 10 best national parks worldwide.

  • 5

    Galapagos Islands

    Galapagos Islands are known all over the world for the variety of wildlife found on these Islands. Furthermore, the beaches on these islands are a true joy to watch.

  • 6


    This beautiful national park can be categorised as the Disney World of national parks. Mammoth Hot Springs and Old Faithful are two of the most famous tourist attractions at Yellowstone.

  • 7

    Canaima National Park

    Situated in Venezuela, Canaima National Park is famous worldwide for ‘tepuis’, a massive rock which accounts for 65 percent of the park’s area.

  • 8

    Kruger National Park

    Kruger National Park is probably the only place where one is at the luxury of sipping wine while watching different forms of wildlife. Antelope, leopards, and cheetahs are some of the wildlife species found in this park.

  • 9

    Banff National Park

    Situated in Switzerland, the Banff National Park is ranked number 9 on the list of 10 best national parks worldwide.

  • 10

    Torres Del Paine National Park

    Beautiful landscape and stunning geographical features somewhat compensate for the lack of animals at Torres Del Paine National Park. Four lakes, Grey Glacier and Paine Massif are some of the highlights of this national park.

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