20 Tallest Waterfalls in Asia

Asia is the world’s largest and most populated continent, and it is home to many famous countries. The region has the greatest ecological variety. There are hundreds of waterfalls, most of which are found in India, Japan, Thailand, and China. The list of the 20 highest waterfalls in Asia, sorted by total height, has been officially confirmed. Hannoki-no-taki is Asia’s tallest waterfall, plunging from a height of 500 meters in Toyama, Japan. The waterfalls listed below vary in shape, number of drops, shape, and volume of water, with several flowing heavily during the rainy season.

Nohkalikai Falls
Nohkalikai, Cherrapunjee, India, Photo by Ranit Chakraborty via Unsplash.com
RankName of WaterfallsHeightLocationCategoryDrops
1Hannoki-no-taki1,640 ft (500 m)Toyama, JapanHorsetail1
2Karom, Nam Tok1,300 ft (396 m)Nakhon Si Thammarat, ThailandSteep Cascade19
3Shomyo-daki1,148 ft (350 m)Toyama, JapanTiered Horsetails4
4Nohkalikai Falls1,115 ft (340 m)Meghalaya, IndiaPlunge1
5Aliwagwag Falls1,110 ft (338 m)Davao Oriental, PhilippnesSteep Tiered Cascades
6Langshiang Falls1,107 ft (337 m)Meghalaya, India  
7Tone Teh, Nam Tok1,050 ft (320 m)Mueang, ThailandSteep Tiered Cascades
8Mawsmai Falls1,035 ft (315 m)Meghalaya, IndiaPlunge1
9Dudhsagar Falls1,017 ft (310 m)Goa/Karnātaka, India  
10Kynrem Falls1,000 ft (305 m)Meghalaya, IndiaPlunge3
11Changbanpo Falls984 ft (300 m)Zhejiang, China  
12Chelik, Sungei984 ft (300 m)Malaysia 1
13Meenmutty Falls984 ft (300 m)Kerala, India 3
14Thalaiyar Falls975 ft (297 m)Tamil Nadu, India 1
15Kinjang, Lata900 ft (274 m)Malaysia  
16Kairagi-no-taki886 ft (270 m)Yamagata, Japan 3
17Bambarakanda Falls863 ft (263 m)Sri Lanka 1
18Barkana Falls850 ft (259 m)Karnataka, India  
19Jog Falls829 ft (253 m)Karnataka, IndiaSegmented Plunges1
20Hagoromo-no-taki820 ft (250 m)Hokkaido, JapanTiered Horsetails9
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