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10 of the Most Remote Places on Earth to Visit

As travelers, we’re always fascinated when we meet other travelers who only seek to explore the most remote places on Earth. Some people believe that the more arduous the journey the more beautiful, enchanting and pristine the destination will be.

What is your experience? Check out the list below and let us know what other places belong with these fascinating destinations.

10 of the Most Remote Places on Earth to Visit

By The Culture-ist

Some people like to 'get way from it all' by retreating to Hawaii or Mexico. But what about REALLY getting away—from everything? Here are 10 places to remove yourself from the rest of the world.

  • Easter Island, Chile

    By The Culture-ist

    Easter Island is famous for the giant stone statues that dot the beaches. While it is a tourist attraction, the island is 2,000 miles off the coast of Chile & is only accessible by a remote airport.

  • La Ricnconada, Peru

    By The Culture-ist

    Sitting 17,000 ft above sea level, La Ricnconada is the world's highest city. A gold-mining city, getting there requires driving for days on winding mountain roads and potential altitude sickness.

  • Cape York Peninsula, Australia

    By The Culture-ist

    The Cape York Peninsula is a huge expanse of untouched wilderness on Australia's southern tip. It's very difficult to reach due to flooding & overgrowth, but is home to tribes of aboriginal people.

  • Pitcairn Island

    By The Culture-ist

    Located nearly dead center in the Pacific Ocean, this island is the setting of the famous HMS Bounty mutiny, where the crew of the ship fell in love with the life of the islanders & burned their ship.

  • Motuo County, China

    By The Culture-ist

    Motuo County is one of the last places in Asia that is untouched by the modern world. While the trek to this county is grueling, it is regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in China.

  • Republic of Nauru

    By The Culture-ist

    If you're looking for isolated, look no further than Nauru. It's the least-visited country in the world & is located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, about 2,800 miles away from Hawaii.

  • Concordia, Pakistan

    By The Culture-ist

    The only place on Earth where you can see four 26,000+ ft mountains, Concordia sits on the border of Pakistan & China. It takes over 2 weeks worth of flying, driving & walking to reach this point.

  • Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland

    By The Culture-ist

    Greenland is a highly isolated country, with 57,000 people inhabiting 836,000 square miles & Ittoqqortoormiit is the most remote town. It caters well to adventurers, offering skiing, sledding & more. 

  • Masoala National Park, Madagascar

    By The Culture-ist

    For those looking for something a bit wilder, a trip to Masoala National Park in Madagascar will surely give you a rush—the suggested way to get to the park is by stowing away on a cargo ship.

  • Sakhalin Island, Russia

    By The Culture-ist

    The native Nivhk people haven't seen many outsiders & love to share their culture. This paradise has untouched crystalline rock cliffs & unspoiled beaches, since visitors weren't allowed until 1990.

  • Antarctica

    By The Culture-ist

    Antarctica is one of those destinations that seems to be on everyone's bucket list. There's not much there but research centers & you'll literally be at the bottom of the world.

Feature photo Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park via Shutterstock

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