Green Deep Pool Waterfall

The Green Deep Pool Waterfall is an informal name I’m using for this waterfall (probably about 20m I’m guessing) since it spills right into the so-called Green Deep Pool…

Dongtian Waterfall (洞天瀑布 [Dòngtiān Pùbù]) and Underground Forest Waterfall

The Dongtian Waterfall is a confined slot canyon waterfall that’s difficult to photograph since it’s essentially a waterfall that’s squeezed inside of a slot canyon…

Changbai Waterfall (长白瀑布 [Chángbái Pùbù])

The Changbai Waterfall is a 68m tall side attraction to Changbai Shan. The North Korea/China border actually passes through Heaven Lake, and the Koreans consider the waters of the lake to be…

Diaoshuilou Waterfall (吊水楼瀑布 [Diàoshuǐlóu Pùbù])

The Diaoshuilou Waterfall was once considered the 3rd largest waterfall in China. However, hydroelectric developments upstream have caused this falls to flow normally only during periods…

Zhangjiajie Waterfalls (张家界的瀑布 [Zhāngjiājiè de Pùbù])

The Zhangjiajie Waterfalls are basically a collection of ephemeral and fake waterfalls I’ve clumped into this page. Our original intent was to see the Yuanyang Waterfall in the Wulingyuan part…

Hukou Waterfall (壶口瀑布 [Hǔkǒu Pùbù])

The Hukou Waterfall (壶口瀑布 [Hǔkǒu Pùbù]; Teapot Waterfall or Tea Kettle Spout Waterfall) was one of those waterfalls that had volume and power instead of a tall drop. This waterfall also struck us…

Huanglong Waterfalls (黄龙的瀑布 [Huánglóng de Pùbù])

The Huanglong Waterfalls are the waterfalls I’m putting into this page to highlight the sloping nature of the yellow terraces and mounds that give rise to not only some waterfalls but also…

Pearl Shoal Waterfall (珍珠滩瀑布 [Zhēnzhū Tán Pùbù])

Our Tibetan guide said the Pearl Shoal Waterfall (珍珠滩瀑布 [Zhēnzhū Tán Pùbù]) was the most beautiful waterfall in the Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve (九寨沟自然保护区 [Jiǔzhàigōu Zìrán Bǎohùqū]; 9 Village Gully)…

Nuorilang Waterfall (诺日朗瀑布 [Nuòrìlǎng Pùbù])

The Nuorilang Waterfall (诺日朗瀑布 [Nuòrìlǎng Pùbù]; Promising Bright Bay Waterfall) was nearby the road so Julie and I noticed that it tended to grab the attention of bus riders thereby earning it the…

Shuzheng Waterfall (树正瀑布 [Shùzhēng Pùbù])

The Shuzheng Waterfall may not have the width and size of its more famous counterparts like Nuorilang Waterfall and Pearl Shoal Waterfall, but it certainly has the grace and beauty that…

Doupotang Waterfall (陡坡塘瀑布 [Dǒupōtáng Pùbù])

The Doupotang Waterfall is the most notable of the waterfalls in the area not named the Huangguoshu Waterfall. We actually noted this waterfall on one of the tourist maps while…

Huangguoshu Waterfall (黃果树大瀑 [Huángguǒshù Dà Pù])

The Huangguoshu Waterfall is perhaps China’s most famous waterfall. And after our experience with these falls, we can easily see why. As for why this waterfall was named after a yellow fruit tree…

Longmen Waterfall (Dragon’s Gate Waterfall) (龙门飞瀑 [Lóngmén Fēi Pù])

The Longmen Waterfall is one of the main attractions of the Longgong Caves. This was actually an unexpected surprise for us as we had no clue that the Longgong Caves even featured a waterfall…

Detian Waterfall (德天瀑布 [Détiān Pùbù])

The Detian Waterfall (德天瀑布 [Détiān Pùbù]; Virtuous Heaven Waterfall) was said to be Asia’s largest transnational waterfall because it was shared by both China and Vietnam. Surrounded by…

Shatundie Waterfall (沙屯叠瀑 [Shātúndié Pù])

The Shatundie Waterfall (沙屯叠瀑; I believe it’s pronounced [Shātúndié Pù] though I don’t know what it means) was the precursor to the famous Detian Waterfall…

Crown Cave Waterfall

The Crown Cave Waterfall was an informal name I gave this unusual underground waterfall that sat deep within the recesses of the Crown Cave in the world famous Guilin (桂林 [Guìlín]; Osmanthus Woods).

Gudong Waterfall (古东森林瀑布 [Gǔdōng Sēn Lín Pùbù])

The Gudong Waterfall (古东森林瀑布) [Gǔdōng Sēn Lín Pùbù]; I think it means Old East Forest Waterfall) was really a series of waterfalls and cascades meant to be experienced firsthand by getting right in the river…