Las Cataratas de Ahuashiyacu, Tarapoto

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Let the cool, refreshing water of Las Cataratas de Ahuashiyacu cascade over your head and into the shallow basin below. The waterfall stands 40 m (131 ft) tall, comprised of a single rush of water plunging into the natural swimming pool at its base. Large, moss-covered boulders and lush greenery surround the waterfall, lending it a magical atmosphere. There are plenty of orchids and ferns to be seen, as well as butterflies, insects, and birds. Don't forget your swimsuit--the waterfall makes for an excellent diving platform and swimming hole. For Las Cataratas de Ahuashiyacu and beyond, use our Tarapoto holiday planner to get the most from your Tarapoto vacation.
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  • For get one goes climbing in it route by it road towards yurimaguas observing it view of the city and it verdosidad of the landscape, as move us deep in this book ecological "Cordillera staircase" until the viewpoint panoramic of the cataract, that is the first printing of this wonder.
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  • Beautiful place only the get, them falls very rich in minerals, and beautiful to the view, place for rest and make photos, a great recall
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  • If you're in Tarapoto, this should be your first visit, this beautiful waterfall is just shortly after the city of Tarapoto. Once reaching the point where it leaves you the mobility you should walk half an hour, you can take advantage of to start taking pictures, lucky you toparas with beautiful butterflies. Once in the cataract can bathe and take your best photos.
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