5 Most Breathtaking Waterfalls on the Planet
5 Most Spectacular Waterfalls in the World (That Aren't Niagara)
If you’re like us, you’ve probably been counting down the days until your next adventure… but you’re holding off until it’s a better time to travel. We feel your pain—but this waiting period also gives us a great opportunity to plan the trip of a lifetime.
Where are you planning to jetset when the world reopens? Prague? Bali? Everywhere? If you’re heading out to explore, you won’t want to miss these jaw-dropping works of art from mother nature herself. In fact, we’ve put together 5 of the world’s most spectacular waterfalls (minus Niagara—you already know about that one) that will make your next trip absolutely wondrous.
The 5 Most Breathtaking Waterfalls on the Planet
1. Gullfoss Falls, Iceland
Fed by the Icelandic glacier Langjökull, Gullfoss Falls draws gasps from anyone who sees it. The sun often coaxes rainbows out of the foaming water, creating a truly spectacular view.
2. Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Between the borders of Zambia and Zimbabwe flows the Zambezi River, which turns into Victoria Falls. The roar of water is overpowering as it cascades down a mile-wide ledge into a gorge 300 feet below.
3. Iguazu Falls, Brazil and Argentina
More than a million tourists visit Iguazu Falls at the border of Argentina and Brazil each year. This powerful sights boasts 275 separate waterfalls, all flowing into one frothing, majestic cascade.
4. Angel Falls, Venezuela
With a fantastic plunge of 2,368 feet, Angels Falls in Venezuela is the tallest waterfall on the planet. Although it’s unmatched in beauty, it’s a long and difficult journey to the top—which means only the most determined tourists see it up close.
5. Yosemite Falls, U.S.
Yosemite National Park in the Northwestern United States is home to a number of stunning waterfalls, including Sentinel, Ribbon, and Horsetail falls, but none more majestic than Yosemite Falls. This breathtaking vista draws thousands of tourists a year, and features of plunge height of 2,425 feet.
The World is Waiting
Remember, downtime doesn’t mean wasted time. This might be an excellent opportunity to plan the best trip of your life. After all, the world is still out there… and there is so much to see. Plus, there’s no better traveling companion than a watch from Treehut. With your time on your side and a whole planet to discover, you’ll never miss a moment of adventure.