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Laguna Azul, Tarapoto
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A popular spot among locals, Laguna Azul is known for good swimming, boating, and fishing. Getting to there can be a bit tricky as a tourist, as you need both a car and a ferry to cross the Rio Huallaga, but organized tours will take you for the day. Overnight excursions are also available, where you can opt to camp or stay in comfortable bungalows. Nearby, you’ll also find waterfalls and thermal springs to explore. Locals refer to this spot as Laguna de Sauce as well, so try both names when researching tour company options. For Laguna Azul and beyond, use our Tarapoto trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Tarapoto vacation.
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  • A super place in peace, quiet, in full contact with nature to enjoy it more than one day
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  • We take a full-day new year's very well organized, the facilities of the nearby restaurants are quite clean and tidy, we would have liked to spend a little more time in the lagoon for swimming and more offer of jet skis when we were only had one
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  • The Blue Lagoon is a beautiful place, not only by the lagoon, dino for the scenario in which it is located. There are restaurant services, that could be improved, for food, and for the service. Especially when is hu as tourist groups. They should improve a little attention. But in General, it is a trip not to be missed.
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