Icy blue waters runs over rocks below the blue ceilings inside the hollow Mendenhall Glacier which makes the place look like a magical fantasy world. The 12-mile glacier, have be accessed only by kayaking to the glacier and climbing over to see the marvellous view. Designated under the Tongass National Forest, to make the magic accessible to the tourists, a Visitor Centre was built in 1962 and was later renovated in 1999. Visitors can hike via the East Glacier Loop and the activities outside the visitor centre are free. The ice caves can be viewed by approaching the West Glacier Trail.
Known as the Monarch of the Peak Forest, the TianziMountains consists of stunning peaks that rise one after another. Located in Zhangjiajie in the Hunan Province of China, the mountain peaks are very high with the highest peak 1,262 meters above sea level. Spread across 67 square kilometres, the peaks can be accessed by cable car or by roads. The peaks look stunning when covered in mist or with snow during the winter. The pillar like mountains are made of marble. These peaks have been aptly names as Tianzi means “son of heaven”.