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Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron)

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Best known for its spectacular viewing and great force of plunging water, this magnificent waterfall is formed by the crystalline Río Verde.
| Rio Verde - 18Km From Banos, Banos, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited devils cauldron and hiked down the bottom and back up again. It was awesome to see but the route down has its downfalls. First of all we parked and someone tried to charge us a dollar do doing so despite there being no...More

Thank AvidGlobeHopper
Reviewed 4 days ago

A must while staying in Baňos. We went by bus (5 dollar each) from the city. There vere at least 3 stops to "enjoy" the adrenalin attractions which was annoying for the rest who weren't interested. At the end we visited the biggest waterfall -...More

Thank stickal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our senior group had a lot of fun hiking down and up towards the terrain to reach la cascada del Pailón del Diablo. The beauty and power of nature at full display in front of our own eyes while enjoying it from the safe outlook...More

Thank Monica R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever you visit Baños, don't forget to go to El Pailón del Diablo. This one in a kind waterfall will allow you to experience the power and energy of Nature right at your fingertips. Although it requires some walking to get to the famous stairs...More

Thank PJRibadeneira
Reviewed 1 week ago

really nice place, if come to baños this is one of the best places to visit, the view and the cascade is nice

Thank LocoPonce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great waterfall but watch out I DON,T RECOMMEND it for ELDER people becouse it is a long hike and its slippery and to get near the waterfall you need to get down really low like really low.

Thank bobler412
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This waterfall is insane to see up close and personal. Make sure you take a raincoat as you do get quite wet!

Thank Shannii
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must place to visit if you come to Baños! I was going to flight to the city of Cuenca from Quito but a visit to Baños was highly recommended by the hotel staff where I was staying in Quito. I am so...More

Thank Diego C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This nature is absolutely amazing! Suitable for all ages😍 Does involve a lot of walking, but it’s worth it! If you’re afraid of heights, wouldn’t recommend as you’d have to walk pass a bridge. However, there are areas not so scary, and you’d be able...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic experience once you get to the waterfall. There is a good 20-25minute walk through forests before you arrive at the waterfall, and theres a small fee to pay, but its totally worth it. Get changed in the bathrooms near the car park before...More

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Cristina P
1 August 2018|
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Response from sol a | Reviewed this property |
I always travel on prearrange tours, the tour guide takes care of transportation, to all the visiting places and hotels and meals.
Cristina P
1 August 2018|
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Response from Marina L | Reviewed this property |
It was good, not too sophisticated, about 20% more expensive than in the city
Jay O
24 May 2018|
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Response from Catherine C | Reviewed this property |
We took a bus - from the main bus station in Quito to Banos. We took another city bus to Diablo. Cheapest way. Hope this helps!