Peguche Waterfall, Peguche

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Stroll down a cobblestone path and through lush green vegetation to see Peguche Waterfall. This 18 m (50 ft) waterfall serves as an indigenous ceremonial site, where locals carry out traditional rituals a few days prior to their sun and harvest celebration. The water flowing down this waterfall starts at the foothills of the Imbabura volcano and then travels downstream by the river Peguche after falling off the overhang here. Look for the hummingbirds, owls, small snakes, frogs, lizards, and rabbits that make up the local wildlife. Our Otavalo visit planner makes visiting Peguche Waterfall and other Otavalo attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Accessible on foot from Otavalo in a good half hour, beautiful waterfall and other activities, the Museum of the Inca is without any interest
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  • We stopped here as part of our Gate 1 tour. It was an easy hike to the waterfall. You could then hike up a bit higher for a better view. We went in the morning and there were no crowds.  more »
  • Beautiful waterfall! Unfortunately, we were there for a photo shoot and the kids in the region had a massive field trip here. But realize it is a scenic area, so that’s expected.  more »
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