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Nambilla Cascadas

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Address: Mindo, Ecuador

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Nice waterfalls

Very nice place, nature is beautiful and well preserved, the people who take care of the site are very nice and the entrance fee is pretty good ($3 per adult, $1.5 for children... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Thomas B
Quito, Ecuador
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Quito, Ecuador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice place, nature is beautiful and well preserved, the people who take care of the site are very nice and the entrance fee is pretty good ($3 per adult, $1.5 for children). Be prepared for a 20 min walk downhill, then 35 min on the way back. Definitely worth it if you want to see a bit of nature,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We rented bikes in town and set out to check out the falls - unfortunately we completely missed them because the lodge/restaurant a the trail head was unmarked and under construction! When we got to the end of the road we decided to ride back and ask and they pointed us down the trail and charged us $3 to enter.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I arrived alone in the afternoon and inquired if there was time to walk around or best to return tomorrow. I also asked if I could be directed to the walking path to Nambillo and come back the next day for the Tarabita and other waterfalls walk. I was shown on the map the route and encouraged to take the... More 

1 Thank Laura L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

To go to Mindo is to open a door to adventure. We dare to canopy and then trek down to the cascade. A very liberating and very wet afternoon experience but so much fun. Pack your bags, have a couple of comfortable walking shoes, comfortable exercise clothing with long pants, raincoat and a backpack for your bottle of water and... More 

Thank Monica R
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 

Thank Maevedol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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 

Thank Ameet K
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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 12 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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