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Nambilla Cascadas

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Address: Mindo, Ecuador

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Choice of cascades!

A lovely way to spend half a day, the outing starts and ends with a short but scenic cable car ride. Then you can choose how many of the seven waterfalls you want to visit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 October 2016
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Mindo, Ecuador
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Mindo, Ecuador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely way to spend half a day, the outing starts and ends with a short but scenic cable car ride. Then you can choose how many of the seven waterfalls you want to visit, depending on how much time and energy you have. They're not especially huge or dramatic but lovely to look at, especially in situ in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We ran from cascade to cascade through the rugged mix of man-made and natural paths, adding a sense of adventure to the beautiful falls. There's an option to take the Tarrabita across directly to the Falls, but if you're up for the trek, walking is a worthwhile trip. The innermost cascades are less populated and we found a vacant one... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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 23 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 19 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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