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Address: Mindo, Ecuador

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Waterfall Walk

If you go to Mindo, you must do this hike to the various waterfalls in the area. They are all quite different and really give you a sense that you have arrived in the cloud... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

If you go to Mindo, you must do this hike to the various waterfalls in the area. They are all quite different and really give you a sense that you have arrived in the cloud forest. For the most part, it is not a terribly difficult hike, but there are parts that are more challenging for those less athletic. Each... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We left at 08:30 from our hostel and arrived at the cable car around 09:30, the cable wasn't running because a treee had fallen down on the road so we waited for 20 min and the guys running came to the tarabita and we were the first ones out to the cascadas. It was really cool, we had all the... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Loved riding the Tarabita (cable car- check how it is powered) to the area of the falls. Climbing, scrambling and swimming was the order of the day. Trails and crossing are slippery are wouldn't be suggested to the more frail traveller. The family thought the flora and mountainous rainforest more breathtaking than our previous stay at an Amazon Eco Lodge.

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Magliano Sabina, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We took the open cable car ride (excellent) and hiked to the Falls. They are spectacular and well worth the walk - take it slowly, you're high up, it's muddy and therefore can be slippery and wet too.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I hiked with a group of fellow SCUBA divers in the cloud forest. Most of us are very fit, but several turned around after the hike proved to be more treacherous in the rain than anyone would have liked. It was quite slippery, and it was not an easy hike. As a background, I often hike 12-14 miles per day... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Thought it was an easy 100 meters off the road. It was but then you go 150 meters down and then up when you were done...and maybe 800? meters round trip...oh man luckily I had been doing a bit of hiking already and was impressed I could power down and up the canyon as a 54 year old out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

nice cascades, #$ entrance fees, long climb, clean path. well maintained. nice cascades, #$ entrance fees, long climb, clean path. well maintained.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

You reach through an open seated cable-car high above the forest canopy - nice ride! You can then visit 1-6 different waterfalls (between 15 mins to 1 hour walk) to swim, watch hummingbirds, butterflies, enjoy the forest. Do bring water and something to eat, as once you cross there is nothing to get.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

It was a trip over a gondola and then a walk to see 7 waterfalls. We enjoyed the trip but only made it to 3 waterfalls, which were low because of the season. However, we enjoyed seeing the waterfalls and sitting in the cold clear water.

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The cable to the cascada is fun. It crosses a gorge and you get an excellent view of the canopy and the waterfall itself. It's interesting and you get some great fotos.

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