Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron), Banos

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Plunging water makes quite a spectacle at Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron), located on Ecuador's "ruta de las cascadas," the waterfall route along the Rio Verde river. The thunderous waterfall draws avid photographers to this misty natural area, known for its lush cloud forest vegetation and varied wildlife. To reach the suspension bridge offering arguably the best views of the crashing water, visitors must climb a steep and slippery path. For a lower-level view of the waterfall, you can stand on the stone steps carved into the vertical cliff. Wear slip-resistant shoes and bring a rain jacket. Using our world travel planner, Banos attractions like Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Wow,saw this for $2,on a chiva ,jeep tour,of the waterfalls,Don't miss it,the nicest waterfall,and pool....Awesone trip from Banos.A chiva is an open sided vehical,a two hour or more toyr.  more »
  • Delighted to visit this excellent place waterfalls totally something else very interesting and I recommend it
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  • We stopped here as part of our Gate 1 tour of Ecuador. Our guide made sure we got to the site by 10 am as it got crowded by 11. Apparently the buses from Banos arrive at that time. Enjoyed the view. R...  more »
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