Angel Falls: the highest waterfall in the world

Angel jump
The Angel Falls It is the highest waterfall in the world and probably one of the most famous and visited for its height of 979 meters. It is generated by the fall of the Churún river from the Auyantepuy in the National park Canaima in the Bolívar state (Venezuela) and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1994.

A must visit

Currently, Angel Falls is one of the best tourist attractions in Venezuela. The indigenous people of the area in their time gave it the name of Kerepakupai-merú which means waterfall to the deepest site. A real nature show worth visiting, it is something you will never forget.

Keep in mind that getting to the waterfall is not easy. It is quite isolated, in the middle of the jungle, and the tepuis, an especially abrupt class of plateaus, do not facilitate air access. Some tourists arrive by plane from Caracas or Ciudad Bolívar to take refuge in a camp in Canaima, but others prefer to arrive by waterways.

The trips usually take place between the months of June and December, which is when the rivers are deep enough to be navigated. Also, keep in mind that it is almost impossible to see the jump on a cloudy day, so it is better to check the weather forecasts before scheduling the visit.

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