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19 Feb 2018
“Good view”
7 Feb 2018
“canon with its own eco system”
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Chachapoyas, Peru
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Take a collective (shared taxi) from town centre. Tourist office will give location. Only s3 each way. Spectacular views.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank susanhipperson
Reviewed 7 February 2018

well worth the visit we paid 7 sol for the bus from town and then 2 sol entry. it was totally breath taking. in the space of 20 minutes we watched a waterfall turn into vapour- clouds- thunder-shower-sunshine-waterfall-rainbow and so on . breath taking to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Steffan27
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We did not know nothing about this hidden beauty of Chachapoyas. Just asked the taxi driver after our trip to Yumbilla waterfall to take us up to the hill because we wanted to shoot some overviews of Chachapoyas city and surroundings. Mybe he did not...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PeterKastil
Reviewed 25 November 2017

I would recommend waking up early and visiting early in the morning. It won't take a lot of time and you can do it before visiting another sight that day.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank sbct10
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I want to echo those reviews that endorse this as an easy and worthwhile way to spend a half day in Chachapoyas. Huancas is 8km north of Chachapoyas (not 6km as other reviews noted). Walk directly north from the Plaza de Armas and you will...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This cañon is only about 20 minutes by car (or taxi or mototaxi) from the center of Chachapoyas so it's perfect for a half-day trip. The views are great and the depth of the canyon is certainly impressive. If you feel like walking a bit...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Swiss I
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Its about a 6 km walk to Huancas, I walked it, but took a tuk-tuk back. The canyon is big, the facilities are basic, but well done. There is a nice overlook and waterfalls across the canyon.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had a few hours on our last day in chachapoyas to kill before boarding our bus to cajamarca. We decided to go check out this site, so walking down the street from Civa bus line station (located straight down from the plaza), we found...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Josiah H
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Take a collectivo from Chachapoyas for 3 soles per person. It's a short walk from the centre of town to the entrance which costs a further 3 soles. The canyon is beautiful. You can take the paths leading either side of the look out for...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank GlobalRunaways
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Situated only 15 minutes outside of Chachapoyas, the capital of the region Amazonas, the Canon del Sonche is a great place with spectacular views over the Andes.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Martina_Nord_Perou
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