Kaieteur Falls: Highest in the World
The highest waterfall in the world, in the middle of the Amazon jungle
12 May 2022
Kaieteur Falls /
Kaieteur Falls / uSeanji6

Kaieteur Falls is one of the most beautiful and majestic waterfalls in the world. Located in the Amazon jungle of Guyana, Kaieteur Falls is a stunning sight to behold. Kaieteur Falls is more than four times the height of Niagara Falls, or about twice as high as Victoria Falls. Falling off this cliff is like falling from the ends of the Earth!

With a height of 482 meters, this waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in the world. The falls are located on the Potaro River in a remote area of the Amazon rainforest and can only be reached by plane or on foot.

A trip to Kaieteur Falls

Kaieteur National Park Gate /
Kaieteur National Park Gate / jasonaroundtheworld.com

A trip to Kaieteur Falls is an adventure in itself.

The only way to get there is by small plane or by hiking through dense forest for a few days.

The trip is well worth it, as the Kaieteur waterfall is truly a sight to behold.

Journey to the amazing Kaieteur waterfall /
Journey to the amazing Kaieteur waterfall / lacgeo.com

The best time is summer

The best time to visit Kaieteur Falls is between June and August when the rains have stopped and the water level has reached its highest point. During this time, you can see the full power of the waterfall as millions of gallons of water flow over its edge every minute.

Potaro River, the river where Kaieteur waterfall is located /
Potaro River, the river where Kaieteur waterfall is located / flickr

If you are looking for adventure and want to see one of the most beautiful places in the world, be sure to add Kaieteur Falls to your bucket list.

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