Waterfalls have always been able to attract the wandering hearts of travelers. It is one of the best manifestations of nature’s power and supremacy. The force with which the water falls from a great height stuns the viewers and makes us wonder about the power of water. The force of water moves turbines and produces electricity. This electricity has been helping the human race to make advancement in different fields of life. Every traveler should visit some of the best waterfalls around the world. In the following, we have listed five of the most beautiful and stunning waterfalls around the world.
Niagara Falls does not require an introduction, as it is the most famous waterfall of the world and at the same time deemed North America’s most powerful waterfall. You can spot three prominent cascades easily. The Niagara is located just in the border of Canada and USA. Two of the cascades are situated on the side of the US and one fall is located in the side of Canada. The American falls is 167 foot high and the Bridal Veil Falls is 181 foot high. The Horseshoe fall is 158 foot high and situated in the Canadian side. From Buffalo, you should take I-190 and drive for 25 minutes to reach the Niagara Falls. Many visitors come to this place during the summer season. Choose May, June or September for visiting the Niagara Falls for an undisturbed view of this magnificent beauty.
The Hanakapi’ai Falls is located in Kauai, Hawaii. The Kalalau Trail will take you to it. Not just the waterfall but also the way that leads to is mesmerizing. The Kalalau Trail passes through the lovely Na Pali Coast. The 11-mile coastal trail will give you a taste of adventure. There is no need to hire a guide because they may demand a steep fee. The trail is nicely marked and anyone can find his or her way through it. You will not only get to enjoy some coastal beauty but also pass through a bamboo forest and a lovely fresh water stream running amidst lush green forest. Carry water and some food with you. The waterfall is about 300 foot tall. The volcanic mountain it cuts is covered with plush green veil of forest.
The Angel Falls is the tallest waterfall of our world. It is a staggering 3,211feet high. From the pool if you look upwards it will seem as if the waterfall has originated from the clouds above. The water travels such a long distance from top to base that some of it gets evaporated before reaching the pool. The surprising fact about angel Falls is that it has originated solely from the tropical rains in this region. You should take the assistance of a good tourism operator for reaching this place.
The Iguazu Falls in Argentina spans a two-mile vast area and consists of 275 individual waterfalls that mingle together. The force, power, amount of water and splendor of this waterfall will make you gasp in wonder and amazement. Its most famous part is probably the horseshoe shaped Devil’s Throat waterfall which is 2,300 feet tall.
The Yosemite Fall is a three-tired beauty that is around 2,425 feet tall. It is surrounded by numerous giant Sequa trees and cuts granite cliffs. You should stay in the Yosemite Lodge nearby from where you will get beautiful glimpses of the waterfall.
There are many wonderful waterfalls around the world. We have listed five of the best waterfalls in this article to help you plan your next vacations and tours.