Take Your Trip To The Next Level With A Visit To The CavesBy Stephen M
As a traveler or tourist, you can experience real adventure and fulfilling touring experiences through cave visits. The world of full of magnificent and incredible features, which makes it nothing but beautiful. Tourists and travelers would attest that your perspective about the world changes when you try to explore. We talk about the mountains, various biodiversity, the beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, but mostly forget about the Caves.
Caves have always been part of human history. They accommodated our ancestors until civilization moved us. They also serve diverse purposes in our ecosystem with the varied biodiversity found there. This makes caves interesting sites to visit. Here are some caves to see as you plan your next adventure.
Blue Grotto – Capri
The Blue Grotto in Capri is a history field site and an incredible sight to behold. With its spectacular blue light filling the cave, Emperor Tiberius used it as a private bathing pool during his reign. Now a tourist site, you can book a sea tour to experience the beauty of Blue Grotto. For the best lighting view, visit the cave around noon and 2 pm.
Saalfeld Fairy Grottoes – Germany
Previously a shale mine, the Saalfeld Fairy Grottoes, also called Feengrotten, is located in Thuringia, Germany. After long neglect, the now colorful cave endowed with stalagmites and stalactites was rediscovered in 1910. The site has since seen developments to welcome visitors. The Guinness Book of Records has the area as the most flamboyant caves in the world.
Fingal’s Cave – Scotland
Known for its naturally formed hexagonal basalt columns around the entrance and acoustics, the Fingal’s Cave is another exciting cave to visit. Filled by the sea, the cave has inspired several arts and literary works and has received several prominent people including Queen Victoria. You can have a guided tour within the cave while enjoying the serenity of the uninhabited island of Staffa.
Hang Sơn Đoòng – Vietnam
Hang Sơn Đoòng in Vietnam stands as the longest and largest cave in the world. The estimated 2 to 5 million years old cave is more than nine miles in distance. Created by the fast-flowing river running through it, Hang Sơn Đoòn has a lot of adventure to offer tourists. You need a permit to access the cave for tour purposes.