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Top 10 Beautiful Waterfalls In The World Worth A Visit in 2021

Published on 18 Aug 2021

Top 10 Beautiful Waterfalls In The World Worth A Visit in 2021

Waterfalls are a unique ploy of nature mesmerizing its onlookers to their core! Gazing at water tumble off a rock face into a pool or raging river beneath is an exceptional experience. The noise it makes, the sheer volume of water - it's magical. There are thousands and thousands of waterfalls strewn across the world, but not all are created equal.

Without further ado, lets take a look at Top 10 Waterfalls in the world-

1. Kaieteur Falls, Guyana

Sitting atop the evergreen rainforest Guyana Shield, the Kaieteur Falls is 741ft tall & 370ft-wide!

This ginormous rectangular-shaped waterfall has garnered attention for being one of the tallest single-drop waterfalls in the world. A visit to one of the best waterfalls in the world would give you a sneak peek at some exquisite wildlife and nature thriving out there in this big sphere. 

Ans, that is why Kaieteur Falls finds a place in the list of Top 10 waterfalls in the world!

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2. Gullfoss, Haukadalur, Iceland

Hands down, Gullfoss tilts towards some of the rarest phenomenons when it comes to the list of widest waterfalls in the world to witness!

The unique bit being the two tiers placed at a 90-degree angle flowing onto the Hvítá River. To the wonderest of wonders, you can even spot rainbows arcing over the falls when the weather wishes so.

Gulfoss makes space as a part of the Golden Circle of Iceland’s main tourist attractions in the Southwest. And, instinctively makes it to Icelands' travel itinerary for most. Ergo, it has to be on our list of famous waterfalls in the world to visit!

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3. Iguazu Falls, Argentina/Brazil

Iguazu Falls form a series of hundred individual waterfalls expanding out approximately 3 kilometers. It is situated on the border between Brazil and Argentina on the Iguazu River and claims the title of the largest waterfall in the world!

You will be amazed by the visual and sound harmony, emitted by one of the beautiful waterfalls in the world as it slides down 70 meters.

The falls are nestled in a national park and surrounded by magically lush rainforest. The definition of wonders of the world is held by Iguazu Falls.

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4. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe/Zambia

Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls

One of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Victoria Falls is situated on the Zambezi River between Zimbabwe and Zambia. If you choose to view the falls from Zambia, you will witness the delightfully gushing wall of water tumbling over a 1.7-kilometer-wide precipice, almost 100 meters deep. Jump into the Devil's Pool, which literally sits at the top of the falls on the Zambian side.

A visit to one of the beautiful waterfalls in the world during the rainy season would get you all soaked as you wander along the trail on the Zimbabwe side offering a spectacle view!

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5. Dudhsagar Falls, Goa

Well, this might be one of the weirdest waterfalls in the world, as it is verbatim for a sea of milk! Yes, milky waves in our very own Goa are also the tallest waterfall in Goa reaching up to 310 meters. Nestled in a dense forest populated with rich flora and fauna, the Dudhsagar falls call for a room in your list of best waterfalls in the world worth a visit!

Also, it makes up for an awesome trekking experience and Goa sightseeing for the ones who wish to please with enchanting sights after a tiring trekking expedition

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6. Havasu Falls, Arizona, USA

Havasu Falls
Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls is one of the most mesmerizing waterfalls in the world gushing down the orange-red cliffs into bright turquoise-blue pools in an adjacent canyon of the Grand Canyon.

The Havasu falls appeal to the trekkers and nature-enthusiasts alike as they can only be accessed via an overnight 10-mile hike. They are located on the Havasupai Indian Reservation and requires advance reservation and payment of fees - no day hiking is allowed,

Do tag along with a few friends to set up your camp as you at these scenic waterfalls while your worries fade away!

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7. Kawasan Falls, Cebu Island, Philippines

Now we will talk about one of the most Instagram-worthy waterfalls in the world!

Kawasan Falls, in the town of Badian on Cebu Island in the Philippines, might not rapture your core like the others but the pool of turquoise water they drip into would leave you astonished!

One of the best ways to reach the falls is to sign up for a canyoneering tour, which takes you on an adventure through the jungle before you reach the falls and dive into the clear blue pool beneath.

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8. Ruby Falls, Tennessee, USA

Ruby Falls, located on the outskirts of Chattanooga, holds the crown for the tallest and deepest underground waterfalls in the world open to the public in the USA. Situated 1,120 feet deep inside Lookout Mountain, this waterfall could be reached via an elevator 26 stories underground. Then a little walking along a cavern path overlooking eccentric geological rock formations would lead you to your destination.

Ruby Falls drops 145 feet into a pool, and while the falls are natural, they are lit up with a full-color LED light show. Surely, one of the most unique waterfalls in the world to visit with your friends!

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9. Bhagsu Falls, Himachal Pradesh

 Bhagsunag waterfall in the Mcleodganj captures ones' attention as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in India. 

The 12 km trek to Bhagsu falls is ideal for beginners, with the elevation being 2400 meters. The waterfall seamlessly cascades down 30 feet, and a few miles up is the Bhagsunath Temple. The Bhagsu Trek takes you through quaint villages nestled on the peaks of the Dhauladhar range.

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10. Ban Gioc Waterfall, Vietnam

Ban Gioc Waterfall
Ban Gioc Waterfall

Ban Gioc Waterfall, perched right on the border with China, grabs the title of the largest waterfall in Asia. The falls cascade down three tiers with a lush green backdrop amid dream-like sturdy mountains. The drop varies from 70-200 meters wide mainly depending on the side you wish to view the fall from. 

Quay Son River feeds the Ban Gioc Waterfall & accounts for the thunderously gushing sounds emitted over the three tiers.

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