Waterfalls have continued to impress humans for thousands of years now. There is just something so calm and amazing about witnessing the water tumble off the face of a rock into a river beneath. The sheer volume of water or the noise that it creates is just so mesmerizing. There are numerous beautiful waterfalls strewn across the globe but not all look the same. So among the list of 50 most beautiful waterfalls in the world, we will discuss the best 10 waterfalls that will not let you divert your vision from them.
10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls Across The Globe
There are some who like Iguazu Falls which is located on the border of Argentina and Brazil. This waterfall claims the title of the world’s largest waterfall. While the others like the Havasu Falls in Arizona don’t have so much depth, but when it comes to utmost beauty there is nothing like this one. So without any further delay let us have a look at the most beautiful waterfalls around the globe.
Iguazu Falls, Argentine/Brazil
Iguazu Falls is basically a chain of many individual waterfalls extended almost 3 km to formulate the world’s biggest waterfalls on the border between Argentina and Brazil. The sound and visual effect of all this water flowing down some 70 meters truly make it the most beautiful waterfall with flowers in the world.
The environment surrounding this waterfall is a rainforest which is equally beautiful and creates a mesmerizing memory that you won’t ever forget. These falls are secured in a national park and can be seen either from Brazil or from Argentina.
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
On the Zambezi River between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Victoria Falls is another world’s most beautiful waterfall. IT has got the label of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Locally this waterfall is known as “The Smoke that Thunders”.
During the monsoon, you can expect to get soaked in water when walking on the trails on the side of Zimbabwe from where you can find the best view of this waterfall.
Havasu Falls, Arizona, USA
Havasu Falls is the most beautiful waterfall among the five Havasupai waterfalls that dives over orange-red cliffs into the vibrant turquoise pools on one side of the Grand Canyon. This waterfall is situated on the Havasupai Indian Reservation and can only be seen through a 10 mile hike that needs reservations in advance and also payment of fees. No day is allowed and you must spend a night on the campground in the canyon. Most of the people spend 3 nights.
Angel Falls, Venezuela
Angel Falls is situated in Venezuela and the highest waterfall in the world at a stunning 979 meters. If compared with Niagara falls, then its height is 15 times more. The water comes from the Churan river and drops freely over the mountain’s edge. There is no shortcut to reach this place. First, you will have to take a small flight to Canaima, and then you will need a one day boat ride to the falls.
Niagara Falls, USA/Canada
Niagara Falls is not the tallest waterfall in the world, but it is certainly impressive in its power and scope. It comprises 3 waterfalls, the largest among them is the Horseshoe Falls. This beautiful waterfall is situated at the border of the USA and Canada. This fall can be seen from various viewpoints in New York and Ontario. One of the most unique viewpoints among them is the “Cave Of The Winds”.
Dudhsagar Falls, India
The Dudhsagar Falls is the most beautiful waterfall in India. This falls cascades down more than 1000 feet in four tiers at near about 100 feet wide. The force and speed with which the water sprays and falls give this fall its “Sea Of Milk” nickname. This fall is situated in Goa, India inside the Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary.
Kaieteur Falls, Guyana
It takes a great effort to reach the Kaieteur Falls that is situated in the interior of the Amazon rainforest in Guyana. But the result is you get to witness the world’s highest single drop waterfall at 741 feet. These falls can be reached with regular flights on small flights from the capital city of Georgetown.
Yosemite Falls, California, USA
Yosemite Falls is the fifth biggest waterfall in the world and the tallest in North America. This fall comprises 3 different falls that give the picture of a giant cascade of water. This fall is fed by snow-melts, so to witness its real beauty try to visit this place in late summers or in spring.
Plitvice Waterfalls, Croatia
The 16 cascading lakes form the Plitvice Waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes National Park which is situated in Croatia. The distinct shades of greens and blues make this waterfall special. All of these are surrounded by lush green sceneries that just make your vision mesmerized.
Fall Creek Falls, Tennessee, USA
Fall Creek Falls is the highest free falling waterfall situated in the east of the Mississippi River. This waterfall is located in the eastern part of the hilly Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee. Beyond the main waterfall, this park is home to 5 other beautiful waterfalls.
Besides these 10 beautiful waterfalls, there are thousands more and all are equally beautiful. There are many beautiful waterfalls in Sri Lanka, India as well. But even if you visit these 10 at least you will have an unforgettable experience for your whole life.