World waterfalls

The most beautiful waterfalls of the world

Anyone Falls - itself a fascinating spectacle, but there are waterfalls in the world, which you can enjoy for hours.
Venezuela, South Africa, Peru, USA, Canada, Zimbabwe, Norway, Brazil - these countries have one thing in common: there are the greatest and most beautiful waterfalls in the world. They are located in national parks, sometimes on the border of two or even three states, these places attract fans of thrills - beyserov (lovers to jump from a high point, armed with a glider or parachute), climbers and Suite.
Enjoy the most beautiful waterfalls in the world and choose the place for future travel.

Victoria falls

Victoria falls

Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe / Zambia - a natural wonder of the world, listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Locals nicknamed Falls" thundering smoke"- for a loud roar that emits water.
The famous waterfall is neither the highest nor the widest. It is named in honor of the English queen by its discoverer. Its height is 120 m, width of 1800 meters. It is located on the Zambezi River (the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia). Locals call it Mosi-oa-Tunya (Smoke Gremyashchy) due to tremendous buzz, which falls majestic Zambezi. Here, to the Vic Falls, from around the world flock to the lovers and honeymooners. Get generally via Johannesburg. Then transplant and hour and a half flight to Victoria Falls airport. In addition to the Victoria Falls in Africa offered rafting on the roaring rapids of the Zambezi river rafting and kayaking, elephant safaris, rock climbing. Bungee-jumping - jumping into the gorge below Victoria Falls in the hundred-meter chasm. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions: the thrill before to push into the abyss, the rope tied to the bridge.

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

The most famous in the world - Niagara Falls, it is only the fifth in the world in front of the width of the falling water - 1200 m. And a height of 51 m It is located on the border of the United States and Canada on the Niagara River, connecting the two lakes - Erie and Ontario. Waters of the mighty Niagara Falls with a majestic tranquility two sleeves fall down, forming the bottom of the giant whirlpools. In early spring, when the ice flow, to the roar of falling water is added to the roar of huge ice floes crashing. The most "untwisted" the waterfall of the world offers a variety of entertainment and the American and Canadian sides.
The opportunity to inspect the waterfall mass. You can do it from a helicopter, and from April to November - with pleasure ship, sailed very close to the foot of the waterfall. There are viewing platforms - both the American and Canadian sides. And even a raincoat, which is issued every tourist tour of the falls before, does not protect from water: fly spray almost a kilometer!
There is one more opportunity to get closer to the heart of the falls - down to the Cave of the Winds on the American side. First lift lowers you to a depth of 53 m, then, dressed in a cape and a waterproof protective cover for shoes, you walk down the wooden stairs to the Storm platform. Total 6 m separate you from falling avalanche of Niagara Falls. The cocktail splash and steam never disappear rainbow, here you can see, even at night. Another fun local places - a trip on the cable car over the whirlpool Whirlpool. The Americans established here dozens of multi-colored spotlights a total capacity of 1.5 million kW, which at dusk draw different pictures on a continuously moving wall waterfall.
 Every year millions of tourists from around the world in a hurry to see the Niagara Falls.

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Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls in South America on the border of Brazil and Argentina in the Iguacu National Park. It is a system of 275 waterfalls, separated by rocks. The total length of the two-stage cascade system - 4000 m (the world's third width), height -. 80 m from the Brazilian side of the waterfall can be reached by cable car, at the same time examining the surroundings - a unique nature reserve, which affects the splendor and variety of flora and fauna . But Argentina's path is much more interesting: the traveler to go through 3 km along the paths and bridges, passing along the edge of the Devil's Throat Falls, St. Martin, Bossetti brothers, Adam and Eve, and others to view them from above.. A daring tourists can get closer to the most infernal place where every second with a waterfall called Garganta to Diablo (Devil's Breath, or the Devil's Mouth) falls very large amounts of water at a distance of only two meters! According to the new cable car here at hand, only 2200 m.
Evaporation of the Iguazu waterfalls create special lighting effects. Crowds of tourists come here to enjoy a rare natural phenomenon - the lunar rainbows, especially luxury at the full moon. And during the day you can enjoy the usual rainbows around which tropical butterflies flutter.
Iguazu Falls are not just served as scenery for Hollywood, for example, is filmed scenes movie about Indiana Jones and James Bond.

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Angel Falls

Angel Falls

Angel Falls - the highest waterfall of the world total height of 1054 meters, is located in the heart of the Amazon jungle. pirate treasure in the country Venezuela. But the status of the highest not disputed by anybody. The waterfall is located on the river Churumi included in the Orinoco River basin. Hence, the local name for the falls - Churum-Meru.
For an unforgettable jump from the edge of the plateau on the glider needs to be done the way through Frankfurt or Paris to Caracas, the capital of the Caribbean paradise, and then to the Indian settlement of Canaima, has turned into a tourist center with hotels, shops and entertainment centers, and then to the National Park Canaima. Here, in one of the most beautiful natural sites in South America, and is a visiting card of Venezuela - Angel Falls. From November to May, when weather conditions are favorable, you can make a flight in a small plane with panoramic windows over the tepuis (flat around the corner, which is famous for the "lost world"). Flying over the Devil's mountain (Auyan tepui), which rushes down the Salto Angel, you'll see how this miracle of nature blooms fabulous rainbows. From Canaima same to the lower reaches of the waterfall can be reached by canoe with a motor - this, however, it will take a whole day, but nearer to the boat almost to the foot of the waterfall, you can feel the power of it.

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Tugela Falls

Tugela Falls

Tugela Falls - a waterfall South African ranks second in the list of the highest waterfalls in the world - it rises to 948 meters above sea level. Located on the Tugela river of the same name at the Royal Natal National Park in KwaZulu (place in Natal, South Africa) in the Drakensberg (Drakensberg Mountains). During the winter months an open amphitheater mountain ledge, from which the water falls, sometimes freezes and surroundings - cliffs, wooded river valleys, farmlands on mountain slopes and vast areas of pristine wilderness - are covered by snow. But in the summer to go Tugela lovers of fishing and mountain bikes.
One-day walking tour through the mountains will lead to breakage. Falls from a height of almost kilometer five-stage cascades of Tugela Falls - a magnificent spectacle! For two suspension bridge you can reach the viewing platform above the waterfall.

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