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Wonderful hike and cable car ride

We had a great time on a clear day in April (with kids 10-14). We took a cab to the entrance but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
travellinglittlekids
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Maine
Beautiful

The waterfalls here a breathtaking! When we went it was not very busy, which made it very magical... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Shanen K
via mobile
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Mindo, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time on a clear day in April (with kids 10-14). We took a cab to the entrance but could have walked from town (would probably take about 30 minutes but is all uphill). The cab driver will return if you ask...bank...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

The waterfalls here a breathtaking! When we went it was not very busy, which made it very magical to be alone in the forest together. It is quite a hike, I would give around 4-5 hours to see everything and bring snacks/water. You can make...More

1  Thank Shanen K
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

The hike down to the falls was not too long (maybe an hour or so? with lots of stops for pictures). Even though it was kind of rainy the day we went, you could still see a lot of beautiful landscapes, rolling hills, and lush...More

1  Thank Sara G
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We enjoyed the cable ride over the cloud forest which took us to our starting point. We enjoyed walking in the jungle in search for waterfalls. It can get steep and muddy at times. I would bring a light rain jacket and water. There is...More

Thank Vegas_Odyssey
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

A lovely walk in nature with beautiful cascades. Worth a visit if you are in Mindo. Take a thin rain coat.

Thank menachemle
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

I had the most beautiful day here trekking the forest and selection of waterfalls. The first trek takes one hour but its the most quiet of all the waterfalls so its a must visit. The other waterfalls are closer together and can get a little...More

3  Thank Alison M
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I may be a bit jaded, but this was a disappointment. It is an average waterfall with a fair amount of clutter around it. Add in a long downhill/uphill hike and I am not sure it is worth the effort.

4  Thank Randy P
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Extremely beautiful hiking trails with 5 amazing waterfalls. We hiked to each, and all were different, and worth the time and energy. Highly recommend this! Wear hiking shoes, Bring a bathing suit and have a great time!

1  Thank Terri C
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

You have to get to the Quito Olefia-Norte Terminal Terrestre to get the $3.10 bus to Mindo. I took the Quito city buses, and you should be on your game or you'll pay in time because you need to get there early. A day trip...More

2  Thank floridaleeman
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

You must see this. But be aware, it can be tough and it's a long hike. But worth every second. Bring clothes to swim and change into. You have to jump in. the water is cool, but nothing like New England. It's warmer.

Thank GringoBayState
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cbm91910
3 January 2017|
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Response from Laura L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a path. A little hidden and the people selling the tickets for the Tarabita are not eager to point it out. Instead of walking Right to the ticket office, look LEFT and the path is just along the edge of a... More
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Sabernal
20 August 2016|
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Response from Evan M |
Yea you'd definitely have time. We did the same. Did the 10 canopy zip-line then went to the waterfalls. We did only do to the first big waterfall though, because we didn't wake up until late (wake up early that was our... More
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