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Salto del Caburni

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Address: Topes de Collantes, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
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Nice spot but popular

This is a nice spot. Shouldn't cost more than $35 to rent a taxi from Trinidad, opt for a newer one as the roads are steep and windy. For someone in good shape the trip should... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is a nice spot. Shouldn't cost more than $35 to rent a taxi from Trinidad, opt for a newer one as the roads are steep and windy. For someone in good shape the trip should take 35 mins to get there (all downhill) and 45 mins to get out (all uphill). You'll want an hour atleast to swim and... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

is an approximately 3 1/2 kilometers dawn hill but also same distance going up on the way back. The trip is extremely stiff on occasions. No need of sun block because you'll be walking all the time in the shade. Be ready to test your endurance.

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Havana
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188 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is a long long trail to see the Caburni Waterfall 2h in every way and the path is difficult with a lot of mountains, I recommend another waterfall.

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Barcelona, Spain
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The walk is nice, but a bit difficult, be careful! It takes about an hour and a half going downhill to get to the pools and an hour and a half going uphill (almost like continuous step climbing). The pools are beautiful, but we went there in low season and found there were way too many tourists. There are many... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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76 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This is not an "easy" hike. You need to be in halfway decent shape to trek 1 hour to a waterfall! But when you get there the cold water is so refreshing. A must do in Trinidad. Hire a taxi. Usually 60 CuC for a day. The driver will show you different places along the way. The driver will also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The hike took 45 minutes down to the waterfall and nearly double the time to come up. Try to go early in the morning so you can make your way back up before it gets terribly hot.

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 May 2016

One of the best parts of our vacation on Cuba!!! The hiking is not that challenging and the waterfall with the lake is just amazing,

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

When I visited my guide warned me before we left Trinidad that the entrance fee was 9 cuc ... by the time we got there it had gone up to 10 cuc ! Despite only being a 2km hike each way, it was still worth the entrance fee. Although I was very lucky, as I had the pool to myself... More 

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Costa Rica
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

A steep but interesting walk down to the Caburni Falls past huge stalactite formations and through forest full of bird song (trogons abounded!) We had not expected the 9 CUC x person entrance fee, which adds up to a lot. But the trail seems to be well kept, little litter and the pool and falls at the bottom are well... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

The whole day trip to this region was great. The highlight was the swimming hole- deliciously cold at first but the only real was to feel refreshed after a walk in the humidity. Highly recommend - also an ideal way to see Cuba and it's people, environment, and coffee growing industry.

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