Top 10 places on earth that remained unexplored by humans

Some people may believe that the whole world has been explored by now. These people will be surprised to know that there are still places on earth where humans haven’t stepped into due to the difficulty of reaching them and also because of the harsh climatic conditions that exist in such regions.


Here are top 10 places on earth that remained unexplored by humans. These are the places that you almost certainly never get to go to even if you really wanted to.

  • The Siberian Sakha Republic

This vast piece of land covers 20% of Russia making it larger than Argentina and a little smaller than India. This region is unexplored only because of its extreme conditions of weather and its average temperature is -40degree F. This non-human friendly piece of land is mostly permafrost that is even the soil is frozen. It is so cold that the ground is frozen solid all the time but is not even ice.

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  • Vale do Javari, Brazil

This place refers to the place that no modern civilization has ever set foot in. There are not very many groups worldwide which remained out of contact in the 21st century, of these groups of people, 14 groups with an estimated of 3000 indigenous people live in the Vale do Javari.

You might think that there is no risk taking a tour to this beautiful land of tribes, right? If you try doing this, get ready to feel the air of the jail because the Brazil government has made entering into this area illegal. They themselves keep track and look after them from being in the air. Most surprisingly, the people of this area has never witnessed cars, electricity or any other modern gadgets. They live the way all humans did before the agricultural revolution and the birth of modern civilization.

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  • Mariana trench

Mariana trench which is one of the wonders is the deepest point in the ocean which is located at the bottom of the North Pacific Ocean. It reaches a maximum depth of approximately 36,000 feet in a valley known as the Challenger Deep. Single-celled organisms like Xenophyophores dwell here. This trench is believed to be the home of massive monsters probably by some scientist but it is yet to be confirmed.

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  • Gangkhar puensum

Gangkhar Puensum or in English, ‘white peak of the three spiritual brothers’ is the highest unclimbed mountain in the world and fortieth highest mountain in the world. Due to its poor climatic conditions, it’s hard to make through this mountain. Four teams made attempts to conquer the mountain between 1985 and 1986. All four teams failed due to extreme weather conditions.

 If you have a burning desire to succeed and create history, you have to face the laws of Bhutan government which has banned Climbing of this mountain since 2003.

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  • Kamchatka

Star mountain is an enormous mountain range in Papua New Guinea. It is where the Hindenburg wall is located. It has created a unique ecosystem in which unique species dwell with no human beings has ever stepped foot in. The range is one of the wettest places on Earth and it receives about 10,000mm of rain each year. Nearly 11,100 species are found to be living there in which 100 of them have never been found anywhere.

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  • Yucatan cenotes

Yucatan cenotes are a large cave network located in Mexico. A cenote is a particular type of cave that is formed when limestone bedrock collapse. They are largely underwater. These caves remained unexplored due to the difficulty in getting inside, even fish know to stay away from the cenotes. If these cenotes weren’t already spooky enough, know that the Ancient Mayans used to use the cenotes for sacrificial humans.

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  • Tsingy de Berahama National Park

Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park is located on the western edge of Madagascar. These are mountains which are bizarrely shaped made of limestone. None can walk barefoot in it. They are too sharp and spiky. The unusual nature of the tsingy means that it is home to a great number of uniques species of organisms.

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  • Greenland

Large parts of Greenland still remain unexplored. This country is the largest island in the world with an area of 800,000 square miles but unfortunately, 80% of this land is covered by ice which is 32,000 m thick and nearly 4000-8000 years old. Though it has a vast area it’s population is just 56,000.

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  • The Namib Desert

The Namib Desert is a coastal desert in southern Africa which is known to be the oldest desert on planet. This region is one of the aridest one in the world that it gets only 2 mm of rain on an average every year. A few small indigenous groups of humans also live in the desert. All you could see here is nothing other than soil, desert animals and a minimal amount of water.

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  • North Sentinel Island

North Sentinel Island has been ranked the top in the list and is strongly advised against visiting this island. It’s not dangerous because of its climate or atmospheric conditions. It is located in the Bay of Bengal only under Indian government left undisturbed.

The inhabitants reject any sort of contact with the outside world, sometimes even violently. The island is untouched by the modern world like the Vale do Javari. In 2006, two fishermen accidentally got into their territory and never returned because they were killed by the members of the tribe.

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Sandeep Debnath

Written by Sandeep Debnath

The future belongs to the curious. The ones who are not afraid to try it, explore it, question it and turn it inside out. Being a blogger, I started sharing my knowledge and interests here on BlogPoke.