Waterfalls are one of the natural wonders on Earth. By visiting these, you are getting opportunity to see some of the world’s amazing places. In the below, I have shared 15 most spectacular waterfalls world which you shouldn’t miss.
1. Nohkalikai Falls, India
Nohkalikai Falls is the highest plunge waterfall in India. Its height is 340 meters which is more than the height of Jog Falls. Nohkalikai Falls is located near Cherrapunji which is one of the wettest places on Earth.
2. Angel Falls, Venezuela
Angel Falls is one of the most famous waterfalls in the world. It drops over the edge of Auyantepui Mountain in the Canaima National Park, Venezuela. It is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall with a height of 979 m (3,212 ft). Angel Falls is the Venezuela’s top tourist attractions.
3. Augrabies Falls, South Africa
Augrabies Falls is a waterfall on the Orange River in Augrabies Falls National Park, South Africa. It is around 60m in height. In 1988 floods, Augrabies have recorded 7,800 cubic meters of water every second which is over three times high season flow rate of Niagara Falls.
4. Bridalveil Falls, United States
Bridalveil Falls is present in the Yosemite Valley of Yosemite National Park, California. Its height is nearly 188 meters.
5. Dettifoss, Iceland
Dettifoss is famous as the most powerful waterfall in the Europe. It is present in Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland. It is situated on the Jokulsaa Fjollum river which comes from the Vatnajokull glacier. The falls are 100 meters wide and total height of 45 meters.
6. Godafoss, Iceland
The one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. Total height of Godafoss is 12 meters and width of 30 meters.
7. Gullfoss, Iceland
8. Iguazu Falls, Argentina and Brazil
Iguazu Fall is a waterfall on the Iguazu River, which forms the boundary between two countries Argentina and Brazil. For most of its course, the river flows through Brazil but most of the falls are on the Argentina side.
9. Jog Falls, India
Jog Falls is the second highest plunge waterfall in India. The total height of this waterfall is 253 meters.
10. Niagara Falls, United States and Canada
Niagara Falls forms the highest flow rate than any waterfall in the world. It is the collective name of three waterfalls that straddle the international border between two American countries; United States and Canada.
11. Palouse Falls, United States
12. Skogafoss, Iceland
Skogafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in Iceland. The width of this waterfall is 25 meters and height is 60 meters.
13. Seljalandsfoss, Iceland
14. Yosemite Falls, United States
Yosemite Falls is located in the Yosemite National Park of California, USA. It is a major attraction in the National Park, especially in the spring season when the water flow rate is at its peak. It is the highest measured waterfall in the North America.
15. Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls is a waterfall in the southern Africa on the Zambezi River, on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe.