The falls offer one of the most wonderful shows in the world. Many tourists have been fortunate to witness these waterfalls in different destinations and only in Peru two of these natural treasures are among the five highest on the planet.
Venezuela is the country that hosts the highest waterfall in the world thanks to the 979 meters fall of the Angel Falls. Peru has the second, third and fourth highest waterfalls in the world, all located in the department of Amazonas. Gocta, Tres hermanas and Yumbilla are these beautiful waterfalls over 700 meters high.
Our privileged country, Peru, has natural wonders that occupy important seats in the world rankings, proof of this is that 3 of the 5 highest waterfalls in the world are in Peru, specifically in the Departments of Junín and Amazonas.
To travel to know Gocta and Yumbilla, you can travel to Chachapoyas by air or land, from there travel to the nearest towns.
914 meters. It is the third highest cataract in the world and the largest waterfall in Perú, considering all its sections. It is located in the heart of Asháninka territory in the Vilcambamba mountain range in Junín, within the Asháninka Communal Reserve. There is little information about the area. Its flow is approximately 1 m3 / s. Las Tres Hermanas Waterfalls fall into the wonderful atmosphere of the South American rainforest. Some trees in the vicinity reach a height of 30 meters. Under the Three Sisters Falls there is a small lake, which reaches depth up to 4 meters. During the trip to the Three Sisters Falls, tourists can admire many tropical plants and a wide variety of animals.
896 meters. It is the fifth highest cataract in the world. It is located in the Amazon region. and you have to walk approximately 2.5km (one way) from Cuispes, a village located 25 minutes from Pedro Ruiz Gallo. Signaling on the road has not yet been implemented well.
Around the waterfall of Yumbilla the terrain is mountainous with small, medium and high altitude trees, and as for the wild fauna stands out the presence of the cock of the rocks, monkeys, reptiles and bears.
771 meters. It is the 16th highest waterfall in the world. It was discovered by the German Stefan Ziemendorff, who noted that the place does not appear on any plane due to its remoteness. In spite of the fact that the inhabitants had knowledge of the Waterfall, they always concealed the existence of Gocta due to fear of legends and myths regarding the presence of a siren and a snake that protect the place. Without a doubt, this amazon waterfall is the best known and most visited. It has access enabled, as well as tourist services of lodging and agencies that offer the service of guided, as much on horseback as on foot. It is also in the Amazon region.