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. Work out when and for how long to visit Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron) and other Banos attractions using our handy Banos trip itinerary builder.
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  • Impressive waterfalls, with great view on the valley. Can be busy at times, and hike to waterfall can be quite tiring after bike ride from Banos. 
  • To go with a good machine of photos and many desire to of enjoy, the place is SPECTACULAR, the fall of the water incredibly beautiful, is worth the penalty make the ride.
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  • Then visit the city of bath and the tree house we went to el Diablo Pailón a beautiful waterfall by the way very well accomplished the tourist attraction with trails until you reach the waterfall once there exists a kind of Grotto under the edge of the mountain and with a little effort, you reach a preferred viewpoint to a few meters from the waterfall
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