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El Chorro Waterfall - It's Worth a Visit

Nice waterfall outside Giron, Ecuador. The part you get to see is about the 3rd waterfall coming... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Road Town, Tortola
Nice visit

A short walk from the parking lot and you can get some beautiful pictures in front of and under the... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
troy, MI
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Giron, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice waterfall outside Giron, Ecuador. The part you get to see is about the 3rd waterfall coming down the mountain. The Waterfall starts way up the mountain, and you can see the top as you approach the waterfall from the paved road leading to it's...More

Thank TheBigMozey
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

A short walk from the parking lot and you can get some beautiful pictures in front of and under the fall. Getting under the fall and you will be misted with spray of water. Slippery so walk with care and grab the guard rails if...More

Thank fisherdvm
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We took the bus from Cuenca. When we got close, we asked where to get off for El Chorro. We took a taxi up $5.00 USD because It's about 4 km up and pretty steep. When we got there, it was raining but the guy...More

Thank b2run
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Easy to moderate walk in. Beatiful views. Hanging bridge is not for the faint of heart. Difficult to get to if not on a tour.

1  Thank Laura J
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

A short 1-hr drive from Cuenca and it’s worth it. Wear comfortable shoes, preferably a waterproof hiking shoes. There’s a short but rather steep uphill climb, the trail can be slippery after a rain shower. But it is worth it. A beautiful waterfall that drops...More

1  Thank globetrottingYankee
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We had a wonderful time hiking up to see the beautiful waterfalls. It wasn't too hard of a hike with two children ages 8 and 11 and their parents. There are nice places to take photos and this is a nice place for any group...More

1  Thank JenniLuv
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This waterfall is very beautiful with a string flow when I was there in January. The shirt hike up is comfortable and there's an observation point and a bridge that crosses in front of the falls. Don't miss the zipline after viewing the falls. Two...More

2  Thank imaginelove
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This beautiful waterfall is located half an hour from the city of Cuenca in the Girón city, is approximately 70 meters high and falling form a natural pool of crystalline water then the river with a width of 4 m. In the surroundings of the...More

Thank Arii_GarciaM
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Loved sharing this special place with family members. We all enjoyed the beauty of El Chorro. Our grandson enjoyed climbing on the rocks close to the falls. Highly recommend El Chorro.

Thank bjmfield
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

There is a store and a parking lot at the base of the stairs up to the falls. We paid $2 US for parking and then climbed up to the lower falls. The person who collected the fee told us that a tip for him...More

Thank janetd90
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