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Avenida Amazonas, Banos 010151, Ecuador
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is worth a visit. December weather is unpredictable so alternated between showers and sunshine. The cascades are really something

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Info Paintball M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rented a bike for $5 didnt realize how far it is or how dangerous. Mind you I'm not an avid biker. Quit after 2nd waterfall. Took the trucks for $10 to diablo. Well worth it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nycjaclyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful windy road, with a number of options on how to do it....we took the touristic "disco" open air bus which was a lot of fun. We saw a number of other people on bikes and also quad bikes. However be warned....because...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank patriciapyt
Reviewed 7 December 2018

I love biking and i live in a big city but this was the least enjoyable thing i did. they dont mention that you have to bike 18km on the busy and narrow two way highway, the wind was so strong that the gusts of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank koshka123
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Definitely do this route using a mountainbike (5-10 USD incl. Helmet). During this bike-ride you will see several waterfalls and pass some restaurants. At the end you can visit the "devils cascade" which is really worth a visit. The road is mainly descending so don't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mathijnl2018
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Our group rented bikes to reach the Ruta de las Cascadas, stopping along the way to have some lunch and to take a ride on a zip line. The bike ride was fun (and mostly downhill), the hike was beautiful, and the Pailon del Diablo...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank VidaVerdeSpanish
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

I joined a tour for 3 USD and climbed into a ‘chiva’ which is a truck fit with seats and a roof. I wore a sweatshirt which was good most of the trip, it got cool on the way back. The tour went past the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MumWalsh
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Caught a taxi at 9am in Banos, asked him to take us to the waterfalls. He quoted the price upfront, the two-hour round trip cost us $20 total and we visited a bunch of waterfalls ending at pailon del diablo. We opted for a taxi...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnnabelleF154
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

32 waterfalls along the route, plenty of places to do extreme sports, you can fish for trout and they’ll prepare it for you in a bunch of places. Spectacular and worth doing!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joinnamibia
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We made 20 km of the Ruta de las cascadas by bike and saw many beautiful waterfalls. You can stop in different place to have lunch or simply enjoy the landscape.

Date of experience: July 2018
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291bryanm
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Response from travelbugCT101 | Reviewed this property |
Hey, I did the Chivas bus tour so I'm not sure how long the bike route option would take. I'm guessing it depends on 1) your fitness 2) how may stops you make and how long you stop for. Also, if you are doing Casa de arbol... More
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