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Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron)

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Address: | Rio Verde - 18Km From Banos, Banos, Ecuador
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Best known for its spectacular viewing and great force of plunging water,...

Best known for its spectacular viewing and great force of plunging water, this magnificent waterfall is formed by the crystalline Río Verde.

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Must see in Banos

I was expecting a pleasant day time activity, but it turned out to be a spectacular end to la ruta de las cascadas. The waterfall is truly impressive and the short walk to it is... read more

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Cairo, Egypt
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I was expecting a pleasant day time activity, but it turned out to be a spectacular end to la ruta de las cascadas. The waterfall is truly impressive and the short walk to it is very pleasant!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From Baños you can take a bus for 50 cents or take a bicycle for 5 dls all day. Entrance is only 1.5 dls and you can walk through different levels, then "La grieta del cielo" and reach the last viewpoint behind the waterfall. There's another entrance , from a different company where you can walk on bridges and take... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hired a bike and rode to the devils cauldron. Definitely worth doing. Nice restaurant at start of the walk aswell

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Masnuy-Saint-Jean, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a classic place to visit in Ecuador but it still amazing. You can realize the beauty of the site and the power of the water. By the way you should take a jacket for the water because you will leave wet for sure. I hope that when you are going to this amazing sightseeing there won't be too many... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was part of our tour package from Gate1 and it was amazing, once you walked down to the waterfall. Please prepare for the walk back as it step and not for the faint of heart. It will take some time to both get to the falls and the foot bridge, but well worth the effort, if you are physically... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with one of those "Chiva" tours, in my case a double decker bus with a tour guide. The experience was well worth it. The falls are an amazing experience of the power of nature. There are good trails and viewpoints. You can get up close to the falls so that you can almost touch the water - well... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired a bike for 5$ a bike and did a nice trip. To the waterfall, the road only goes down (about 17km). You see a lot of waterfalls on the way and you can do some activities. Once at the waterfall, it's a walk of about 1 km down (and when you go back, 1 km up). Afterwards, you... More 

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Toronto
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to go see this amazing fall. Book a tour from your hotel, it cost us $11 per person. and they picked us up.

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a buggy and drove up to the waterfall. The hike was tiring but the waterfall was great. Very big. You pay $1.50 to go up to the waterfall and have to crawl through very small caves to go up. There are different lookout points and a suspension bridge atop. Prepare to get wet!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

English/Deutsch/Español The Pailón del Diablo is a must-see when in Baños. It´s a big waterfall and a lot of places in Baños rent out bikes, so it´s easy to cycle to Rio Verde (but you can take a bus, too) and then walk down to the waterfall for about half an hour. Entry is $1,50 for adults and $1 for... More 

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