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San Rafael Waterfall, Tena
(4.3/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
Take a hike through lush green vegetation to a pristine view of San Rafael Waterfall. A torrent of water makes its way downstream, plunging off the overhang into a pool below. Standing at over 152 m (500 ft), the waterfall is surrounded by mountains of dense green forest, right at the foot of an active volcano. Keep an eye out for local wildlife: a family of monkeys has been known to cross the path leading to the waterfall. Use our Tena travel itinerary maker to add San Rafael Waterfall and other attractions to your Tena vacation plans.
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  • We went from Tena so that it is not worth go so very far from (4 hours of ida and other 4 return). Change of bus two times each trip. It is far to go to see a waterfall. But if you're nearby and can recommend it. 160 meters high. Spectacular noise. Although at this time there is little water. But it's still impressive to be in front of her.
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  • An unforgettable spectacle. Waterfalls surrounded by greenery near the amazonia ... Can be reached by bus from Tena. You do a walking path and then you can enjoy this natural spectacle ... Truly recommended!
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  • You have to hike for about 30 minutes through the jungle but the reward is super. a real waterfall where you can swim under.