‘The country of world’s 8th highest peaks and massive mountain
THE HIMALAYAS WATERFALLS OF NEPAL
OVERVIEWS & INTRODUCTION :
Himalayan waterfalls of Nepal, the country of the world’s 8th highest peaks
with a series of massif mountain ranges. Certainly makes Nepal a land of
immense waterfalls due to its unique and amazing landscapes topography.
country is also rich in water resources, listed as the world’s second-largest
hydropower. Wherever one travels in Nepal, on leaving the city and towns coming
across numerous streams and rivers. The main tributaries of larger rivers and
streams of the country are the source of Himalayan mountain glaciers.
smaller streams and rivulets flow downstream to join the main big rivers
through high cliffs and ridges. Which forms into a high and beautiful cascading
waterfall that can be seen all over the high and valleys of Nepal.
high Himalayan Mountain range, with towering cliffs and rocky ridges, makes
Nepal, a country of natural wonders. Having countless waterfalls from highest
to lowest and big or small can be found all over Nepal.
the Far East to the Western Himalayas range with lovely scenic foothills known
as Churia or Siwalik. Extends higher to Mahabharata towards the Greater
Mahabharata range of high hills and mountains, ending at towering Himalayan
the world with biggest and largest waterfalls like Niagara Falls in the USA and
Canada of North America. Similarly Angel Falls of Venezuela in South America
with Iguazu Falls of Argentina and Brazil, South America. Including Victoria
Falls in Zimbabwe, Africa, and Olo'Upena Falls of Hawaii in the USA.
comparison to the largest waterfalls on other continents, Nepal might have
smaller but the country boasts many waterfalls. Located throughout the country,
which makes it one of the wonders of Nepal, with the largest Hyatung Waterfall
in the Terhathum district. Listed as the second largest in Asia, it flows from
the height of 365 m or 1, 198 feet high.
Waterfalls of Terhathum, situated in Far Eastern Nepal on route to world 3rdhighest Mt. Kanchenjunga base camp. Likewise, one of the longest and largest
waterfalls of Pachal Jharna in the Kalikot district of Karnali province.
in Far West one of the prides of Nepal, at the highest point of 381 m or 1,250
feet. Apart from hundreds of bigger and smaller high waterfalls in Nepal, the
main famous is Davis Fall / Pathle Chhago. In the touristic city of Pokhara
Nepal Mid-West, the waterfall flows down from the height of 150 m high.
other famous Rupse Falls, which is in the district of Myagdi on route to Jomsom
town of Upper Mustang areas. A great volume of waterfalls close to the motorable road
flows down from the height of 300 m high.
next is the Tindhare Waterfall nearest to Kathmandu valley.
in the district of Kavrepalanchok, at 300 m high, a few hour drive from
Kathmandu towards mid-east hills. The Hyatung Falls of Terhathum district flow
from the height of 200 m high.
THE BEST TIME TO VIEW THE HIMALAYAS WATERFALLS OF
best to view the Himalayan waterfalls of Nepal is from pre-monsoon and
post-monsoon times. The pre-monsoon time of June to early July, when monsoon
heavy rains begin. The higher mid-hills of Nepal will be wet with lush green
vegetation and rise in water volumes on streams and rivers. Waterfalls around
the country begin to get active with raging waterfalls from high towering hills
the heaviest rainfall of all-time maximum of 1,900 millimeters with the highest
precipitation of 3,500 mm. From July to August, makes a natural wonder with
cascading waterfalls all over the green hills.
well as on high rocky ridges with sheer cliffs, where torrential waterfalls to
streams and swelling rivers. An exciting time to visit Nepal, for people who
are interested to view the Himalayas waterfalls of Nepal. Apart from the middle
of the monsoon the post-monsoon time of September, most waterfalls will be
a great time in Nepal with lush green flora with endangered fauna that exists
during the monsoon wet season. Where walk leads you amidst high raging
waterfalls, as it flows down from towering hilltops and high ridges.
PLACES TO VISIT FOR VIEWS OF HIMALAYAS
with amazing landscapes and bio-diversity with great variation in altitude.
From low 60 m to the world's highest Mt. Everest at 8,848.86 m high.
changes from sub-tropical to cooler hills and towards remorseless fields of ice
snow with arctic zone terrain. All within a mere distance of 150 k.m. making
Nepal a country a unique country on this planet earth.
to visit for views of Himalayas waterfalls in Nepal are especially around the
mid and low foothills. Where all rivers and tributaries flow from mountains
towards lower hills and valleys, as well into a deep river gorge.
most interesting place for waterfalls is on the foothills of the Annapurna Himalayas. Not far from the main tourist city of Pokhara, taking a drive of a
few hours to Bhirethati village. As the trail follows gradual up towards
Tirkhedhunga village, just after Bhirethati lies the beautiful and huge
further up to Tirkhedhunga village at about 1,400 m high and stay in a nice
local lodge. Just close to the village, one can enjoy a wonderful flow of
waterfalls on both sides of Tirkhedhunga village. The bigger one is just a few
minutes up to a stream reaching a gorge and marvel the beautiful turbulence of
next to the village below the bridge, exists another waterfall, a great place
for overnight enjoying the views of waterfalls.
Pokhara, a short drive south of the city to Davis waterfalls, the area is made
into a park garden. Enjoy overlooking the great volume of water that rushes
into a huge waterfall, an interesting place to experience.
Khopra Ridge community Trek a short and exciting adventure in one of the hidden
pockets of Annapurna region blessed with naturaly beauty with waterfalls,
Mountains, Flora and fauna.
other great place to visit for views of Himalayas waterfalls on the way to
annapurna circuit trek near the Besisar town, situated within Lamjung
district. Where drive continues to the village of Syange with close views of
the raging flow of waterfalls.
drive continues winding uphill to Jagat village facing grand views of
waterfalls the opposite Masrsyangdi River. From Jagat heading further to Tal
Besi village, the entrance of Manang district enjoys views of several
waterfalls. Located close to the village of Tal and then walk or drive to
Dharapani village, facing views of waterfalls.
Manaslu circuit Trek located in west central of
Nepal 70 miles from kathmandu is an adventureous route for the extensive
landscpae , watrefalls, River and world 8th highest Mt.Mansalu.
next best area for a view of waterfalls on the road to the border of Nepal and
Tibet / China. Close to Kodari and Tatopani town, where views of waterfalls are
seen nearly everywhere along the roadside. As well on the opposite Bhote Kosi
River flowing from a high ridge and rocky cliffs.
are more places for the best views of waterfalls during the monsoon time from
June to mid-September months.
are seen all around the seasons, but the best and most exciting views are in
the wet monsoon, and summer seasons. When the water levels are high in large
volumes it makes the raging turbulence on waterfalls around the mid-hills of
PLACES TO VISIT AND ENJOY THE ADVENTURE SPORTS ON
in Nepal have been turned into adventure sports activities called Canyoning.
Where all types of people and age groups can enjoy, guided by expert canyoning
instructors and guides. Includes variation of exciting thrills, a short hike
climb up to a ridge. Then jump or rappelling down with the surge of the great
flow of waterfalls to a deep pool down. An exciting full of thrill canyoning
adventure around various Himalayan waterfalls in Nepal.