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Visit these 6 Most Famous Waterfalls of China

China is a country that has everything to offer the travelers from far off lands. From rich historical sites to marvelous natural scenery, you can have the opportunity to see and observe everything in the most populated country of the world. If you are a nature lover, include these famous waterfalls in China to your list of itineraries. The waterfalls are beautiful, majestic and have their own special features that will leave you all amazed.

Hukou Waterfall

Location: Yan’an City, Shaanxi Province

Best time to visit: April-May, September-November

Popular as the second largest waterfall in the Republic of China, Hukou Waterfall is situated on the Yellow River at the junction of Shaanxi and Shanxi Province. The meaning of the name ‘Hukou’ is ‘Teapot Mouth’ as you will see the yellow waters pouring down like tea from a large teapot. It is the only yellow waterfall across the world. It is a breathtaking sight that won’t leave you for long.

Jiunzhaigou Nuorilang Waterfall

Location: North of Sichuan Province

Best time to visit: Throughout the year

Situated in the beautiful Jiuzhaigou Valley, the national park and nature reserve of Sichuan Province, Nuorilang Waterfall is the widest waterfall in the country falling from a height of 20 meters and width 270 meters. It is among the largest travertine waterfall in China and the most picturesque spot in the Jiuzhaigou Valley. The best view of the falls is from the viewing deck built opposite to it, a spectacular view to capture for life. During summers, there is an upsurge of water that looks magnificent. The colorful leaves of the trees around and the clear blue sky above makes it a beautiful sight during autumn. In winters, the waterfalls turns into ice forming ice cubes of different shapes.

Detian Waterfalls

Location: On the Border of Vietnam and China, Daxing County, Guangxi Province

Best time to visit: June-September

A transnational waterfall situated on Guichun River, Detian Waterfalls straddles the Sino-Vietnamese border. The flow of the water is such that it enters the borders of Vietnam and returns into Guangxi. Considered as Asia’s largest transnational waterfall and fourth largest transnational waterfall in the world, Detian Waterfall pours down in three different layers and cuts between tall old trees. It is national attraction every tourist must visit in China.

Luoping Jiulong Waterfall

Location: Louping County, East of Yunnan Province

Best time to visit: June-September

Situated on the Jiulong River in the Luoping County of Yunnan Province, Jiulong Waterfalls pours down in ten different layers with each layer of different pace and power. Some are turbulent, some open, some spectacular and some hidden. The layers possess different characters and different shapes and the scenery of the location transforms with the altering seasons and water currents. Of the ten layers, the largest is named as Shenlong Waterfall and falls from a height of 60 meters with a width of 112 meters. The deafening and stunning sound of the waterfall will leave you mesmerized. In comparison to Shenlong falls, the other leys of the Jiulong Waterfall pour down mildly. The best way to view the stunning falls is by going to the high view point (the deck) in a cable car.

Huanggoushu Waterfall

Location: Anshun City, Guizhou Province:

Best time to visit: June-October

Preceding Hukou waterfall, Huanggoushu Waterfall is the largest waterfall in China situated on the Baishui River. It is famous as a spectacular and typical Karst waterfall across the world. Falling from height of 67 meters and pouring down with a width of 83.3 meters, the waterfall attracts tourists from all corners of the world. A cave is naturally formed in the cliff right behind the waterfall called as Shuilian Dong or Water Curtain Cave.

Tsangpo Badong Waterfalls

Location: Tsangpo Grand Gorge in Tibet

Best time to visit: June-September

Situated on the foot of Xinxingla Mountain, the Tsangpo Badong Waterfalls is a group of waterfalls including Tsangpo Badong Waterfalls I and Tsangpo Badong Wtaerfall II and various other small falls. AS per current records and discoveries, Tsangpo Badong Waterfall II is considered as the largest waterfall in the River Channel. The falls were discovered first in 1988 by a scientific expedition of Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon. It is a rare natural wonder in the Republic of China which you will not want to miss. As per the scientists, the transformations of the rocks and river dissections turn the gorge narrow and sharp.

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