El Nicho Waterfalls

El Nicho Waterfalls, Cienfuegos: Hours, Address, El Nicho Waterfalls Reviews: 4.5/5

El Nicho Waterfalls
4.5
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
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1-2 hours
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T.Nguyen
Zurich, Switzerland34 contributions
Apr 2022
Pure nature and not that many people, also nice to swim and clear water. We didn't had time to walk in the jungle but it definitely worth it.
Written 18 May 2022
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birkbeck-r-us
London37 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
We booked a taxi from Cienfuegos, to Trinidad with a detour to el Nicho today, 01 May 22, for USD80.
The drive to El Nicho was around 1hr30mins, and we had a couple of hours there exploring the trails and waterfalls. The driver waited for us in the car park.
It costs CUP220 each to enter the trail. There are a couple of cafeterias serving toasted sandwiches and drinks (juices & alcohols).
We had 3 toasted ham&cheese sandwiches and 2 coffees, costing CUP400 which was reasonable.
There are 3 waterfalls, all within 5 mins of each other. The one at the top has a larger pool and we think it's nicer there.
Spending 2hrs there is enough for us. The water is cool which is nice to have a dip in.
The trail is not difficult, and not long either. You could go on it with your flipflops or trainers.
The drive to Trinidad from there is another 1hr30 mins.
We liked the detour, so worth it for us.
Written 1 May 2022
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Erica
Reading, UK19 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
What an amazing place! Is stunning, the photos can do it justice. We were lucky to arrange a shared taxi from Cienfuegos to Trinidad with a stopover here, was the best decision! We spent 2 hours there, entrance fee is 240 pesos per person (we paid in pesos, no one said anything like I've seen in previous comments). They have good facilities, restaurant and bathrooms. Then there's a hike up the mountain where you stop in different levels of the waterfalls to swim 😍 absolutely stunning! There's also a viewpoint at the top! I just wished people were better at keeping their rubbish...
Written 28 April 2022
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TJLovestoTravel
Wisconsin158 contributions
Mar 2022
They are now only accepting EUROs. NOT their own currency CUPs (gotta love the Cuban govt). We had US dollars coming from the states so fortunately the guy let us use that (was not suppose to though so that might change). Just come prepared because it is a long drive up there, but once you get in it's worth it! The waterfall pool was awesome to swim in. We were also fortunate enough to hike a bit further and find a cool cave that is not well known.
Written 28 March 2022
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Benjamin S
2 contributions
Dec 2021 • Friends
Today's visit was an absolute cheek and absolute joke. The tour over difficult roads was very demanding, interesting and offered interesting views. Finally arrived one demanded payment for tourists in euros and from locals in CUP. Since we only had CUP after several weeks of travel, we were denied entry. Also a higher payment in CUP was not of interest. So an absolutely tourist and customer unfriendly behavior and absolutely not comprehensible. Because of this for us a day trip with the motto "waste of time" and a warning to all tourists who have exchanged your money in Havana in good conscience.
Written 18 December 2021
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Lisandra D
Panama City, Panama8 contributions
Oct 2020 • Couples
We came to the falls next to our tourist guide Yadira thanks to a tour we toke with Cubavibes tours and it was amazing. We were staying at La Union Hotel and the ride toke like an hour but it is fine couse the view it spectacular. I highly recommend visiting this place.
Written 8 November 2020
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Fergs85
Thornton-Le-Dale, UK833 contributions
Feb 2020
We were able to visit this area of outstanding natural beauty as part of our tour of Cuba organised by Wijin Travel. One exceptional part of this was the 14km ride up to the park in two classic cars, driven by father and son. The winding road would not really have been suitable for our minibus.
At the park a local guide/ranger led us through the forest pointing out interesting features, including a tocororo, the Cuban national bird, whose call we had clearly heard in the trees. There is great swimming in a natural pool below a small waterfall so be prepared for that. There are changing rooms and showers in the visitor centre if you need to freshen up afterwards.
Back at the visitor centre we had a good lunch and were well entertained by the barman, an award winning cocktail maker, who put on a good show by lining up six glasses and making his speciality cocktail which was enjoyed by all!
Written 31 March 2020
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Argyridou S
CYPRUS257 contributions
Jul 2019
Although a long way from the hotel to the waterfalls it was worthy 100%.
It simply an mazing place and swimming in the waterfall it is unique expereince.

Total crystal waters but cold, very refreshing when you go into water.

It is an amazing place and you must go there.

Bring with swimsuits, and sport shoes.
Written 29 March 2020
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Sandra G
5 contributions
Jan 2020
This place is something amazing and unforgettable, but not for all people, because the way is about 1 hour through the "jungle" and mountains. But in the end you can swim in real natural pool.
Written 23 March 2020
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HeidiSiefkas
Wailuku, HI290 contributions
Mar 2020
Wonderful, peaceful place outside of Cienfuegos. Bring your camera to take photos of the waterfalls, but do not forget your swimming suit. You can swim at the falls, but I would recommend watershoes as the rocks are slippery and sharp.
Written 7 March 2020
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