Angel Falls: Why Visit The Place

Angel Falls: Why To Visit The Place

Venezuela is one of the most known places to exist on Earth. It is situated on the northern coast of South America. One of the reasons why Venezuela is famous is the beautiful sight of Angel Falls. Although there are many reasons to visit Venezuela, such as vast biodiversity, beautiful scenes, wildlife, fantastic food, and beverages; but the Angel Falls remain on the top. Venezuela is cheap, spending a weak there costs only $100 and is a famous spot for adventure seekers. It is also renowned for tropical resort islands situated along its Caribbean coast. Here we will be discussing some of the facts about the Angel Falls that will generate the desire in you to visit Venezuela.

Angel Falls: Why To Visit The Place
Angel Falls: Why Visit The Place

Facts About The Angel Falls

It Is The World’s Highest Waterfall

Angel Falls is the world’s highest waterfall. It falls from the mountain Auyán-tepui’s summit to Devil’s Canyon with the longest plunge of 807 meters.

Discovered Accidentally

The fall was discovered by Jimmy Angel when he accidentally crashed his plane on the top of the fall. Jimmy was traveling with his wife when he eventually crashed the plain. It took 12 days for them to get out of the forest.

Unconditional Phenomenon

It is said that in the warm and dry season, the fall evaporates before it touches the ground. Isn’t it amazing? Even it is believed that in certain situations, you can feel the splashes of the fall from kilometers away. Not only this much, when it is the rainy season (monsoon), the fall splits into two. 

Height And Width

As we have already discussed, Angel Falls is the highest waterfall in the world, with a height of 979 meters. It is said that Angel Falls is three times the height of the Eifel tower. It has an approximate width of 150 meters at the base.

Largest National Park

Angel Falls is situated in Canaima National Park, which is the largest national park in Venezuela while being the third-largest in the world.

Flora And Fauna

It is home to more than 500 species of birds and 500 species of plants, including ocelots, orchids, and various other plants. If you want to discover the beauty of nature, then definitely visit Venezuela.


As we already discussed, Venezuela is a famous spot for adventure seekers. You got a lot to do here. You can do various activities such as climbing the mountain, sleeping in the hammocks, trekking, and various other exciting activities. 

Angel Falls: Why To Visit The Place
Angel Falls: Why Visit The Place

Other Facts

  • Angel fall is known to be an inspiration for Paradise Fall in the movie Up by Disney.
  • You need to have a yellow fever vaccination after you leave Canaima Camp.
  • During the rainy season, you can feel the mist on your skin when you are within a kilometer from the fall.


These were some of the facts that you should know before you make your visit to Venezuela, especially Angel Falls. It is the reason why it is one of the famous waterfalls in the world.

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