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Peguche Waterfall

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Address: Peguche, Otavalo 100451, Ecuador
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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USD 156.00*
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Otavalo Day Trip from Quito: Craft Market and Parque Condor
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USD 76.61*
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Private Day Tour: Otavalo Condor Park Plus Cotacachi or Peguche Waterfall
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Otavalo Tour with Quito Tour Bus

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10-day visit to Ecuador

Peguche was a fun trip. Only 4 stars because the locals are more focused on extracting money from tourists than providing good information and experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beth P
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Tequesta, Florida
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Tequesta, Florida
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Peguche was a fun trip. Only 4 stars because the locals are more focused on extracting money from tourists than providing good information and experience.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Understand some folklore and enjoy the cooling mists. A great way to see a spectacular site and view a few alpaca grazing near the Eco Lodge.

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

The waterfall is 50 feet high and was really flowing due to recent rain. To reach the waterfall you need only take a short and easy walk on a good path. You can see the falls from the bridge or walk up to an observation area.

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Ibarra, Ecuador
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Peguche is located a few kilometers from the city of Otavalo, is considered as a tourist place by the waterfall that owns it has an approximate height of 30 meters of height and 6 meters of width is formed in strong slopes, has a shrub, Like sauco, cholan and mainly blackberries, you can enjoy the pure air and without pollution... More 

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Cairns Region, Australia
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Approximately 35 minute walk or $2 taxi ride from Otavalo to near the park gate where you register. Entry is free and a donation box is available if you want to contribute to the park's upkeep. Then it's a fairly easy, pleasant walk to the falls themselves through the bird filled eucalyptus forest. The falls are nice, though not massive.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We walked to Peguche Waterfall from Otavalo town center on a Sunday. It's about a 30min walk. It's a flat easy walk but made unpleasant by stray aggressive dogs. You can take a taxi for a few dollars. The waterfall site itself was packed with locals being the weekend, the walk to the falls was really disappointing for us though.... More 

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

"The Peguche Waterfall" was a fantastic experience, it is a wonderful place to visit, you can enjoy of nature, it has a beautiful landscapes, there is a kind of big forest, and there is the Waterfal, while are you walking to this yo can listen the birds, the atmosfhere is very calm, you can breath pure air, it is a... More 

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Thank Mony G
Otavalo, Ecuador
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Definitely when you want to clear your mind and feel at peace and harmony with nature the perfect place is the Peguche waterfall. It is located in the community of Faccha Llacta, 1.5 km from the community of Peguche and 3.3 km from the city of Otavalo. Located at an altitude of 1821 m.s.n.m. And at an average temperature of... More 

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Otavalo is one of the provinces of Imbabura. In "Ecuador" this city is wonderful, for me it is the best place in the world because it has many interesting places, beautiful landscapes and regularly cold weather. Its people are very friendly, "Otavalo" formerly known as "Valle del Amanecer" was mostly populated by native Kitchwas, has a natural wealth, and commercial... More 

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Peguche Waterfall was my favorite spot in Otovalo. It is a short walk from my hotel. This is a great place for families, picnics and easy hiking. From Otovalo, older hikers may want to take a taxi to the falls. Taxis are $2--$3. A short walk away are the beautifully painted steps to a native village.

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