The most Instagrammed forests across the globe show the rise and rise of the importance that travel and nature in our lives.
Instagram is not only a social media platform, but a guide to new enticing opportunities; from where to eat, to what clothes to buy and where to travel next, we take to Instagram for inspiration.
With that said, Taxi2airport.com have compiled a rather handy lost of ‘Instagrammable’ forests around the world to help you decide on your next picturesque trip.
DISCOVER THE MOST INSTAGRAMMED FORESTS AROUND THE WORLD
By collecting the number of hashtags per forest, they have identified which one would make the best Instagram-worthy place to visit next.
1. THE BLACK FOREST, GERMANY
In first place we find Germany’s popular Black Forest, which has gathered a whopping 1,489,943 hashtags on Instagram.
This dark, dense forest spoils us with its beauty and diversity. This mountainous terrain is home to many waterfalls and even the Danube River, so it comes to no surprise why it’s so popular.
2. AMAZON RAINFOREST
In second place is the very famous Amazon Rainforest. The world’s biggest rainforest, the Amazon is estimated to have 16,000 tree species and 390 billion individual trees and an impressive fauna, so it’s no surprise that it has garnered 197,615 hashtags.
3. SHERWOOD FOREST
Home to the legendary Robin Hood, England’s Sherwood Forest comes third with an impressive 142,011 hashtags.
4. ARASHIYAMA BAMBOO FOREST / SAGANO BAMBOO FOREST
The Arashiyama Bamboo Grove is one of Kyoto’s top sights and for good reason. The Ministry of the Environment considers it a part of the soundscape of Japan.
5. DAINTREE RAINFOREST
At around 1,200 square kilometres, the Daintree is a part of the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australian continent.
6. MOSSY FOREST
Visitors can explore the Mossy Forest through a boardwalk and see a natural biotope for moss, ferns, lichen and orchids, vines, pitcher plants and other species of plants.
7. ATLANTIC FOREST
Stretching along South America’s east coast and extending inland towards the Amazon, the Atlantic Forest is one of the world’s most ecologically diverse regions.
8. JIUZHAIGOU VALLEY
Jiuzhaigou Valley, eulogized as a world of magical fairytale, has for years enchanted tourists with its mountains and luxuriant forests, colorful lakes, gushing waterfalls.
9. SEQUOIA FOREST
The Sequoia National Forest, named for the world’s largest trees, has the greatest concentration of giant sequoia groves in the world.
10. BIALOWIEZA FOREST
Białowieża Forest is one of the last and largest remaining parts of the immense primeval forest that once stretched across the European Plain. The forest is home to 800 European bison, Europe’s heaviest land animal.