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Tamanique Waterfalls

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place but relatively long way to go down and up . if its raining you should avoid going . you first go down and then up. taking in consideration it is a steep walk and requires good shape. take good tennis . there is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lempes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful waterfalls with some great ledges to jump off. The hike is a little tough so be prepared for some steep, treacherous sections. Also bring plenty of water. It is best to hire a local guide in town. Our guide was great at helping some...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rodney D
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Great hike for a family with teenagers. Be sure to wear running shoes or hiking shoes. Bring a backpack and carry plenty of water. Hire a guide who knows the way well. Out guide cost $15 for 15 people, and he was excellent. We nick...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank richs615
Reviewed April 11, 2019

When we arrived in Taminique, we found some kids who would act as our guides. They charged 25-30 dollars for a group of 7 of us. Walking down the gravel road was hot, we started out at about 2:30 pm. Once we started on the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Goosunoliver
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

We used a guide which is a definite must! We tipped him well! Go early in the day because the sun is hot and it’s a tough trek getting out. Bring plenty of water and good hiking shoes. Going down is intense but you’re rewarded...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank saravb76
Reviewed April 4, 2019

Once you hit the first waterfall you will thank God you made it! It might be because the last time I went I wasn;t doing any kind of exercise but still I feel like you have to be prepare for anything. There's a climb through...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Francella L
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

We hiked the waterfalls in the early afternoon. The hike was quite challenging and shouldn't be done by someone who isn't in decent physical fit level. Some areas felt like we were rock climbing, that could have been because of the path we took, even...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Natty C
Reviewed January 12, 2019

Several waterfalls. You can swim in all the pools and some of the falls you can jump from the top down into the pool below. A guide is needed as there are a few paths and not clearly marked.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robthomas1234
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Leave plenty of time and enjoy! I recommend hiring a local guide, and being in pretty good shape for this. It's all downhill for a solid 30-40 minutes, then you enjoy multiple falls and "cliff jumping" is so desired. The water was clear and cold....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tanya90M
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Highly recommended, fun, adrenaline rush, the hike up gets in a work out, too! A great natural respite for El Salvador. . .

Date of experience: November 2018
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