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Nambilla Cascadas

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Address: Mindo, Ecuador

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Lovey walkto beautiful waterfalls

We visited several of the waterfalls. If you have to choose, take the path to the 5/6 consecutive waterfalls. The trails are easy. We recommend to take at least half a day and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
Jeroen & Stépha... D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We visited several of the waterfalls. If you have to choose, take the path to the 5/6 consecutive waterfalls. The trails are easy. We recommend to take at least half a day and have a picnic by the waterfalls.

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Quito, Ecuador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

These waterfalls were discovered by the owner who laid the trails and opened them to the public. There is 5 waterfalls all together and many people just go to the first big one. The walk is difficult for those with immobility issues.

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

we went over with the cable cabin.we did all the waterfalls .the biggest one was not really impressive and the walk there and back took over 1 hour- the other route where you access all the other falls was better.the Nambilla Cascada was almost the best.One of us did the jump - he survived it...it all seemed fine, you wear... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

This park is really nice, located about 6km from Mindo town. You can get there by private vehicle or taxi. It costs $5/person to enter. We took the trail to the first waterfall, and found it slippery due to the rainfall the previous evening. It could have used more railings, as there are places where one could fall over the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

If you are not in shape this is not for you. I exercise daily and was on the end of a 3 week trip to ecuador that included the Amazon and other great hiking and this one had me huffing and puffing. You actually walk down to the falls so the entire hike back is up hill. It' s beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Great technical trail to all of the waterfalls, we went to la cascada reina first then went to the other 5/6 waterfalls. In all the walk was 14 km including walking back to town (we took a taxi on the way). I wore hiking shoes but sandals could be a good idea to cross some of the waterfalls or allow... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I went there for a walk and was beautiful. I was there in a pulic holiday, so it was a biit crowded, but I imagine that in regular days it is much more natural and peaceful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This was an easy day trip from Quito. The town of Mindo is very quaint and great cafes. The waterfalls are a must do! There are 5 waterfalls to hike to and although it was slightly challenging, it was worth it. Small children may get tired. There are plenty of places to rest and enjoy nature. One of the best... More 

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I only hiked to the first waterfall as I'm not in the best shape. It was beautiful and a very refreshing swim. The cable car ride over is pretty impressive. My friend hiked to all of the falls and really enjoyed it.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

The hike was nice, but the waterfalls were nothing amazing and more than likely you've seen better ones. Still worth a visit of you're going to be spending some time in Mindo.

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