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Catarata de Pucayaquillo

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Beautiful and untouched tropical forest for all to see and enjoy...

This was a most wonderful and pleasant outing as we were able to get a unique perspective of the... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
alonzog384
Natural shower

I went last summer with my hubby. It was not too busy in the morning but after 10am everybody... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Stephani Q
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11 Dec 2018
“Beautiful and untouched tropical forest for all to see and enjoy...”
28 Feb 2018
“Natural shower”
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

This was a most wonderful and pleasant outing as we were able to get a unique perspective of the beauty and denseness of the forest as we entered deeper to were the waterfalls resided.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

I went last summer with my hubby. It was not too busy in the morning but after 10am everybody started to come so fortunately my tour guide told us to go early to enjoy the place , There are some places to buy and eat...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Stephani Q
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I absolutely fell in love with Tarapoto's jungle; just beautiful. The walk to the waterfall was for around 1 hour and sometimes it was a little steeper/ a little slippery but all in all it was nothing crazy. I went with some local friends and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank enriqueeee2015
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Even though the trekking to the waterfall can get a bit hard especially for small children due to the high level of humidity, the heat and the road which can get a bit challenging on some instances, I would highly recommend it if you are...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank FernandoG1970
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The main reason to visit Tarapoto is as a base to get out to some natural areas of Amazonas. We booked a tour here with an agency in the main square for 90 soles each which would supposedly last from 9am to 4pm. The drive...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Gerry-Kerkhof
Reviewed 30 December 2016

My parents, boyfriend, and I came to this waterfall as a day tour with the PumaRinRi hotel. The hike was a little much for my inexperienced 58-yr-old mother, but she made it through just fine! Otherwise, the hike is enjoyable and not too challenging, and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank JennIAabroad
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I wanted to see Pucayaquillo Waterfall. Even swimming there looked like a dream to me. I even found the opportunity to make Rappel in Pucayaquillo Waterfall. It was hilarious. Feeling waterfall in my face while trying to go down, that adrenalin.. I'll never forget.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Erman K
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Did the short hike to the waterfall. And then jumped in! the hike is not strenuous, however it is hot and humid and you work quite a bit of a sweat. The water looked clean and inviting! our first time swimming right under the waterfall!!...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Kahrin
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The best experience of the trip. Just the jungle, river and a lot of difficult walking and river-crossing. Approx. one hour, to reach the Waterfall. On our path we had an encouter with a four feet Bushmaster snake, who kindly made room for us. The...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank nicocornelisse
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Ok so the hike to this waterfall is supposed to be around 3 hours but we took longer than that - especially since it started raining. It was nice but be prepared. Also, the hike is beautiful when you get into the forested area it...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Jaybar5
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