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“Amazing day out”

Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Cienfuegos
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Amazing day out”
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Beautiful waterfalls, great for swimming! We had so much fun, the view from the top and the scenery is simply stunning. However, theres no way the walk is 2km - it's a very short hike! A man offered to take us deeper into the forest and he showed us a cave, some bamboo plants and different species of birds for a few CUC which was really interesting! If you're looking for a more challenging walk try Salto de Caburni but i'd recommend both! Nicho for swimming, Caburni for walking! Nicho is also popular with locals so has a great atmospheric mix of tourists and local people.

Visited June 2013
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“Wowowow. Beautiful waterfalls and great swim”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

There are a few waterfalls and pools to swim in. Really beautiful place and easy to access. This is a must see when you are in Cienfuegos

Visited June 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Voted 3rd most beautiful waterfall in the world, nice day out worth going.”
Reviewed June 22, 2013

Beautiful Scenery, Hummingbirds, trip through the different villages there and on the way back, not too far away, just right for a day trip.

Visited March 2013
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“Great for swimming”
Reviewed June 3, 2013

We had planned to visit El Nicho just to view the natural environment, but we were tempted to swim in the pools, which was wonderful. The water was around 22C and so clear. It seems that the lifeguards act as informal guides for foreigners, which was quite good for us as our guide pointed out many things on the trail which we would have missed.

If you want to go by private taxi from Cienfuegos, it costs between 55 and 60 cuc, and takes about 90 minutes each way.

Visited June 2013
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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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“Amazing place in Cuba mountain”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

The first waterfall in nature park where you can swim I ever seen. Very nice place close to beautiful city Cienfuegos. Nature park with a lot of fauna (especially birds) and flora. I can recommend you choice north way and you can use regular car - no 4WD is required. There is parking just front of entrance. Waterfalls has two parts so do not forgot visit lower part bellow main road which is larger then upper.

Visited March 2013
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