Most incredible places in the world

With mesmerising colours, millions of years of history and naturally-made formations that take your breath away, steal yourself for a glimpse of the most incredible places in the world.

We've picked beautiful landscapes, from the world's biggest salt flats, Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia and Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia to The Great Wall of China, beautiful hot springs in Turkey and The Wave in Arizona – a sandstone rock formation dating back nearly 200 million years...

See spectacular pictures of some of the world's most breathtaking landscapes...

Part of the Lighthouse Reef System, the great blue hole is a large submarine sinkhole that lies approximately 60 miles off the coast of Belize. One of the most astounding dive sites in the world, the hole is almost perfectly circular and approximately one quarter of a mile wide. Photo: © Getty Images

Located in the northwestern part of Wulingyuan Scenic Zone in China, you can take a cable car to the top of the incredible rocky peaks called Tianzi Mountains for breathtaking views. Disappear into the drifting mist by reaching one of the highest - which is an awesome 4,130ft above sea level. Photo: © Getty Images

The Wave is a sandstone rock formation located near the Arizona and Utah border on the Colorado Plateau in the US. Nearly 200 million years ago, this region was a sandy desert where huge dunes migrated across the landscape pushed by seasonal winds.

The spectacular ribbons of various colours were formed by movement and precipitation of oxidising materials such as iron and manganese by ground water. Thin veins or fins of calcite cut across the sandstone, adding another dimension to the landscape 

The world's largest salt flats, Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, stretch for an incredible 4,086 square miles. Situated in the southwest corner of Bolivia, near the crest of the Andes on the way to Chile, the immense sea of salt - which is what remains of a prehistoric lake - is also the highest salt flat in the world at three thousand seven hundred metres above sea level. Photo: © Getty Images

The stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park lies in the Lika region of Croatia. The 16 blue-green Plitvice Lakes, which change colour constantly depending on the minerals and organisims in the water, are separated by natural dams of travertine. Photo: © Getty Images

Pamukkale is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey and Turkey's foremost mineral-bath spa due to its natural beauty. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water as hot calcium-laden waters spring from the earth and cascade over a cliff. Photo: © Getty Images

The Great Wall winds up and down across deserts, grasslands, mountains and plateaus, stretching approximately 5,500 miles from east to west of China. One of the greatest wonders of the world, it was listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO in 1987. Photo: © Getty Images

Somewhere around 14,000 feet above sea level is Laguna Colorada, or Red Lagoon, Bolivia's stunning white-speckled, red lake. Part of Bolivia's salt wonders of the altiplano, the lake and its nearly-extinct flamingo population draw visitors to a bizarre and beautiful landscape that is otherworldly. Tinged with red algae and other microorganisms, the water is a deep orange-red hue and can be seen on adventure holidays through the beautiful region. Photo: © Getty Images

The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple 450-foot long suspension bridge spanning a 230-foot deep canyon. Get an adrenaline rush and enjoy breathtaking views by crossing the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, Canada. Photo: © Getty Images