One of the most favorite tours to visit as a place of entertainment as well as to freshen up is a waterfall tour. Not only is its beauty recorded, but amazing natural wonders should be recorded as natural forces. Here are ten of the most unique and amazing waterfalls in the world.
1. Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls is located in Zambia and Zimbabwe, Africa. Because of its beauty and uniqueness, Victoria’s waterfall is included in the UNESCO record in the list of World Heritage Sites. Victoria Falls has a height of 100 meters and extraordinary width. Because of its width, this amazing waterfall is capable of spilling 540,000,000 cubic of water in one minute. If you go there, don’t miss to see the phenomenon of the round rainbow.
2. Plitvice Waterfall
Initially, this place was a lake and a national park. Plitvice is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia. Plitvice is known for its clear and charming lake views and a series of small waterfalls. Because of the beauty of this place, Plitvice entered UNESCO records and designated it as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.
3. Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls is called the strongest and most famous waterfall in North America. Located on the border of Ontario and New York, Niagara Falls pours more than 6 million cubic feet of water above its peak every minute during high currents. That said, this waterfall has the highest water flow rate compared to any waterfall in the entire world. Apart from its beauty, Niagara Falls is known for being the main generator of hydroelectric power.
4. Kaieteur Waterfall
Kaieteur Falls is located on the north coast of South America, in the interior of the Amazon Forest in the Guyana region. That said, this waterfall has a height reaching 226 meters so it is called the highest waterfall in the world. This waterfall is in a very remote area and is drained by water from the Potaru River which flows over it. Often referred to as a tourist paradise, this waterfall is a combination of height, volume of water falling, and surrounded by cliffs and dense rainforest.
5. Iguazu Falls
This waterfall is located between Argentina and Brazil and is a barrier and separator between Argentina and Brazil. Precisely located in the Misiones Province, Argentina and the state of Parana in Brazil. Discharge of water flowing in this waterfall reaches 300 cubic meters per second. The surface area of Iguazu Falls reaches 40 hectares.
6. Havasu Falls
Havasu Falls is located in the middle of the barren cliffs of the Grand Canyon and is in the Havasupai Indian Reservation area. Havasu Waterfall has a height of about 100 meters. Visitors to this waterfall can swim, enjoy food and drinks sold around Havasu.
7. Gocta Cataracts Waterfall
Gocta Cataracts Waterfall is located in the Chachapoyas Amazona region of Peru. The height of this waterfall reaches 771 meters. Special, the water that comes from Gocta cataracts is the main source of the famous river in Peru, the Cocahuayco river. What’s more, around this waterfall there are also buildings of old American civilization.
8. Dettifoss Waterfall
Dettifoss Waterfall is located in Vatnajokull National Park in northeast Iceland. Dettifoss waterfalls are known for water flow speeds reaching 200 to 500 cubic meters per second depending. This waterfall has a width of about 100 meters with a height of 44 meters. Dettifoss Waterfall is known as the most powerful waterfall in Europe.
9. Ban Gioc – Detian Waterfall
Ban Gioc – Detian Waterfall is located on the border between China and Vietnam. This waterfall has a height of up to 30 meters. Ban Gioc Detian waterfall is included in the largest waterfall in Asia with a width of about 200 meters and has three steps flowing waterfalls.
10. Huangguoshu Waterfall
In the country of China also do not want to lose in terms of its natural beauty, because there is a waterfall tourist area located in Anshun province. The waterfall that is here is the largest waterfall area in China, its height reaches 78 meters, if the name Huangguoshu is translated into Literal, then the meaning is “Yellow Fruit Tree” and this nature tour is one of the pali national parks that is visited by many local tourists and foreign countries.