The most beautiful canyons of the world

The impressive cuts to the earth's surface

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful canyons of the world
Inserted: 04.11.2016
Author: Petr Liška ©

Canyons belongs to the most monumental natural wonders that can be seen on the earth. Thanks to the erosive power of water you can find on this planet a lot of impressive cuts in its surface.

Grand Canyon

The most famous canyon in the world

| Altitude: 2 098 m / 6 883 ft

When you say the canyon, so almost everyone can think of the most famous in the world – the Grand Canyon… continue reading

Hunza Valley

The most beautiful valley of Pakistan

| Altitude: 2 059 m / 6 755 ft

One of the most spectacular valleys of the world lies in northern Pakistan. Hunza river there broke through… continue reading

Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyon full of fairytale towers

| Altitude: 2 332 m / 7 651 ft

Bryce Canyon despite its name is not a typical example of the classic canyon. It's basically a series of… continue reading

The Yosemite Valley

Valley of granite giants

| Altitude: 1 208 m / 3 963 ft

One of the most famous national parks of the world's is Yosemite National Park. Its center is the impressive… continue reading

Tiger Leaping Gorge

China's deepest gorge

| Altitude: 2 082 m / 6 831 ft

Among the massive mountain ranges Haba and Jade Dragon Tiger Gorge is an impressive gorge. It is considered… continue reading

Rondu Canyon

The most beautiful canyon of the Indus river

| Altitude: 1 963 m / 6 440 ft

The river Indus (Sindhu) during its long journey through plateaus, Karakoram and Himalayas mountains flows… continue reading

Fish River Canyon

Africa's largest canyon

| Altitude: 209 m / 686 ft

Namibian canyon lying in the barren desert will offer the hotspring resort at its bottom and a unique 5-day… continue reading

Waimea canyon

Grand Canyon of the Pacific

| Altitude: 1 007 m / 3 304 ft

Grand Canyon of the Pacific is located in a small but probably the most beautiful Hawaiian island of Kauai.… continue reading

Colca Canyon

One of the deepest canyons in the world

| Altitude: 2 169 m / 7 116 ft

Colca Canyon, with its 3,270 meters of depth is one of the deepest canyons of the world. His character… continue reading

Verdon canyon

Grand Canyon of Europe

| Altitude: 517 m / 1 696 ft

Verdon Canyon (Gorge du Verdon) is one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe. Verdon river here carved a… continue reading

Dades Canyon

The most beautiful canyon in Morocco

| Altitude: 2 029 m / 6 657 ft

Dades canyon, punching his way through the High Atlas mountains and the Jebel Sarhro, among the most… continue reading

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Spooky-looking black canyon

| Altitude: 1 710 m / 5 610 ft

Black Canyon of the Gunnison got its name due to the fact that in many places, the sunshine is just a few… continue reading

Taroko Canyon

Marble gorge

| Altitude: 85 m / 279 ft

Taroko canyon is narrow sometimes only a few meters. Through it passes the Japanese military road through… continue reading

Zanskar Canyon

The rocky wilderness

| Altitude: 3 170 m / 10 400 ft

      One of the wildest canyons in the Himalayas is the one along the river Zanskar, the largest tributary… continue reading

Canyonlands National Park

The gigantic canyons area

| Altitude: 1 812 m / 5 945 ft

The area of Canyonlands in Utah is for someone really to bleak and lifeless. It's actually a combination of… continue reading

Kali Gandaki valley

The deepest valley in the world

| Altitude: 2 552 m / 8 373 ft

Kali Gandaki has a reputation of the deepest valley in the world. By the village Larjung (at an altitude of… continue reading

Todra Gorge

The most famous Moroccan gorge

| Altitude: 1 661 m / 5 449 ft

The most famous Moroccan gorge is Todra. The high rock walls here, up to three hundred meters above the river… continue reading

Ihlara Canyon

The most famous canyon in Cappadocia

| Altitude: 1 211 m / 3 973 ft

In Cappadocia you will find not only beautiful rock formations, but also one very nice canyon – Ihlar. A… continue reading

Wadi Nakhr

Grand Canyon of Oman

| Altitude: 1 085 m / 3 560 ft

Under the highest mountain of Oman you will find the most amazing canyon of this country – Wadi Nakhr. The… continue reading

Ordesa Canyon

The famous Pyrenean canyon

| Altitude: 1 656 m / 5 433 ft

The center of the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park is the beautiful Ordesa Canyon. You will find here the… continue reading

Lauterbrunnen Valley

The most beautiful valley of Switzerland

| Altitude: 788 m / 2 585 ft

The monumental Lauterbrunnen Valley and its surroundings are among the most beautiful places not only of… continue reading


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