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A powerful waterfall is a beautiful and wondrous sight.
The natural beauty is truly inspiring and moving in all of the top ten waterfalls featured below.
Here, you will discover a collection of the top ten waterfalls according to Realtravel Magazine.
Any of the best waterfalls mentioned will provide a top travel destination for those travelers looking forward to enjoy the best advantages of smart travel and adventure travel.
1. Jog Falls in Karnataka, India
Visit Jog Falls on the Sharavati River during or after the annual monsoon rains to witness the four gargantuan rapidly-running cascades of waters plunging 253 meters down. The four cascades are named Raja (King), Rani (Queen), Rocket and Roarer (also known as Rover). This waterfalls extreme seasonal alteration from trickles of water to powerful gusts of water is what makes it special. Find accommodations and vacation rentals in India.
2. Angel Falls in Bolivar, Venezuela
This waterfall in the Guiana Highlands of Bolivar is the world’s highest waterfall plummeting 979 meters from the top of Auyan-Tepui or Devils Mountains into a 150 meter wide chasm. It is so high that a lot of the water turns to mist before it hits the bottom. A dense jungle lines the waterfall which makes it much easier to see from an aerial perspective. Find accommodations and vacation rentals in Venezuela.
3. Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe/Zambia
The Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River are known locally as Mosi-oa-Tunya. Although not the widest or the highest, the cascade is known as the world’s largest sheet of falling water. Some people bungee jump from this 108 meter waterfall.
4. Yosemite Falls in California
Although not all waterfalls have been properly measured, Yosemite Falls currently has the title for the highest waterfall in North America. The Yosemite Falls are two cascades that fall a combined total of 739 meters to the base of Yosemite Valley. Find accommodations and vacation rentals in California.
5. Havasu Falls in Arizona
The Havasu Falls stands out among several other falls that run along the Havasu Creek in Arizona. The turquoise-blue waters of the river plunge about 37 meters into the Catarct Canyon. Find accommodations and vacation rentals in Arizona.
6. San Rafael Falls in Ecuador
The San Rafael Falls is the highest in Ecuador with a plunge of 131 meters. The trail around the river introduces hikers to a variety of birds. This waterfall is just southeast of the Reventador Volcano. Find accommodations and vacation rentals in Arizona.
7. Gulfoss Falls in Iceland
This waterfall runs down a three-tier staircase before plunging 32 meters into Gullfoss or Golden Falls in southwest Iceland.
8. Niagara Falls, Canada/USA
The Niagara Falls is probably the most famous of all waterfalls. The Canada/USA waterfall is divided between Ontario and New York. Although, it is rather short, it is extremely wide and powerful. Find accommodations and vacation rentals in Canada.
9. Montmorency Falls in Quebec, Canada
The Montmorency Falls are situated on Montmorency River and fall into the Saint Lawrence River. The fall is 84 meters tall and cable car ferries carry visitors between the bottom and the top of the falls. Find accommodations and vacation rentals in Quebec, Canada.
10. Huka Falls in New Zealand
Waikato River ranges from 100 to 15 meters in width narrowing at the Huka Falls. The falls drop only six meters but the large volume of water raises it to 11 meters.