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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. For Peguche Waterfall and beyond, use our Otavalo vacation generator to get the most from your Otavalo vacation.
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  • Excellent location, little care and where let massive amounts of people, without any control put in the bed of the River, among other things to get wet feet, image of the third world. To control a bit and give value to something that's for if you already have it.
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  • With free admission (ask for a donation), the waterfall, as well as very pretty, is located in the midst of a spectacular landscape. Very easy to reach by public transport, without doubt worth the visit!
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  • This place is simply stunning. Easy walk from town of Otavalo road from the train station. As we got closer we felt a sign here would have helped as it goes off road up a dirt track. We had to ask som...  more »