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The Middle East is certainly a wondrous region of the world. If you are planning to visit the Middle East sometime soon, then you should know that there are several amazing natural wonders that you can enjoy. Take a look at a short list of some of the natural wonders that you can visit below. This could help you to plan out a memorable vacation that will stay with your family for a lifetime. 

Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum is sometimes referred to as “The Mars of The Middle East.” You see, this is Jordan’s largest valley, and it features red sands as well as many ancient sandstone pillars. It’s truly intriguing to stand and soak in this area. It also does feel like a place that is out of this world, and you’ll want to experience its beauty for yourself. 

The Storybook Spires of Turkey

The Storybook Spires of Turkey definitely deserves a spot on this list. There are many spire-shaped pillars in this spot that are amazing to look at. These pillars were created by volcanic ash, and nature helped to form the pillars over time. This is an interesting spot that you’ll have to visit if you’re going to Turkey. 

The Oasis in the Desert of Saudi Arabia

The Oasis in the Desert of Saudi Arabia is such a contrast to its desert surroundings. You’ll be able to see a spring-fed stream that helps grasses, shrubs, and palm trees to thrive in the area. The desert itself is quite a sight to behold as well with its cliffs and large canyon. 

Hormuz Island

Hormuz Island is located in Iran, and it features some truly beautiful scenery. The salt domes in this area are like natural skyscrapers that you will have to see to believe. You’ll also love gazing up the statue rocks and the rainbow valley. The statue rocks are natural rock formations that have formed into interesting shapes over time, and the rainbow valley has beautifully-colored minerals. 

The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is very famous, and you’re going to want to see this natural wonder for yourself. It is the deepest hypersaline lake in the entire world. Humans can naturally float in this lake due to its salinity, but the lake is completely uninhabitable for fish and aquatic plant-life.  Those who are planning to visit Israel or Jordan should make a stop at the Dead Sea to see everything that it has to offer.