Exploring the Enchanting Half Day Adventure at Catarata de Ahuashiyacu 1 Day

Description

A half-day adventure to Catarata de Ahuashiyacu offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and a touch of adventure. This hidden gem in the heart of the Amazon rainforest is a testament to Peru’s diversity and provides a memorable escape for those seeking a respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. As travelers immerse themselves in the enchanting surroundings, they leave with not just memories of a waterfall but a profound appreciation for the wonders that Mother Nature has to offer.

Overview

The Ahuashiyacu Waterfall, whose name means “Cantarina Water” or “Agua que Ríe”, are located in the district of Banda de Shilcayo, in the San Martin region, a few minutes from the city of Tarapoto, It is a spectacular waterfall of approximately 40 meters high. It is also important in the area, to observe a variety of butterflies, along with families of insects and birds.

Peru, a country renowned for its rich cultural heritage and breathtaking natural landscapes, is a haven for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts alike. Tucked away in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, the Catarata de Ahuashiyacu stands as a testament to the country’s diverse and awe-inspiring beauty. This hidden gem offers a magical half-day adventure, inviting travelers to immerse themselves in the pristine surroundings and witness the power and allure of one of Peru’s lesser-known waterfalls.

Activities

  • Hike (included)
  • Bird watching (included)

Point of departure

  • Tarapoto: Plaza de Armas, in front of the Holy Cross Parish. You can also pick up from the hotel where you are staying, as long as it is within the
  • Monumental area of ​​Tarapoto and in the low season and always after coordination and confirmation with the Operator.

Itinerary

You will be able, through the Ahuashiyacu viewpoint, to enjoy the mountain views of the mountain range that surrounds Tarapoto in the north, the Escalera mountain range

During the half day: Ahuashiyacu Waterfall

Start: 10:30 a.m, Departure from Tarapoto. The spectacle of the Ahuashiyacu Waterfall is not only interesting because of the activities that can be done in it and the altitude they present, but also because the water falls down the mountain range called “Cerro Escalera” to the natural pit that is located at its base, serving, on the way as an irrigation resource of the impressive flora of the place, among which stands out a wide variety of orchids as well as ferns. Return to Tarapoto. End: 1:30 pm.

Getting There:

The journey to Catarata de Ahuashiyacu typically begins from the city of Tarapoto, nestled in the San Martin region. Travelers can embark on a short yet scenic drive through lush rainforest terrain to reach the entrance of the waterfall. The road leading to the waterfall is surrounded by dense vegetation, providing a taste of the exotic biodiversity that characterizes the Amazon.

Upon arrival, visitors are greeted by the soothing sounds of nature, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience. The entrance area is well-maintained, and visitors can hire local guides who are knowledgeable about the flora, fauna, and cultural significance of the region.

The Hike:

The adventure truly begins with a trek through the tropical rainforest. The trail is well-marked and takes hikers through a captivating landscape filled with towering trees, vibrant flora, and the occasional sighting of exotic wildlife. The hike is generally moderate, making it accessible to a wide range of fitness levels. As visitors delve deeper into the forest, the anticipation builds, creating a sense of excitement for what lies ahead.

Catarata de Ahuashiyacu:

As the trail leads to its culmination, the sight of Catarata de Ahuashiyacu unfolds, leaving onlookers in awe of its beauty. The waterfall cascades gracefully from a height, creating a natural spectacle that captivates the senses. The lush greenery that surrounds the waterfall enhances the experience, making it feel like a hidden paradise waiting to be discovered.

Visitors can revel in the magic of Catarata de Ahuashiyacu by taking in the views from designated viewpoints or getting up close to feel the refreshing mist on their faces. The pool at the base of the waterfall invites those seeking a moment of serenity to dip their toes into its crystal-clear waters.

Cultural Insights:

Beyond its natural allure, Catarata de Ahuashiyacu holds cultural significance for the local communities. Visitors have the opportunity to engage with the indigenous people who call this region home, gaining insights into their traditions, folklore, and the importance of the waterfall in their lives. This cultural exchange adds a meaningful layer to the overall experience, fostering a deeper connection between travelers and the destination.

Includes

It includes

  • Bajaj or Trimoto and / or Carro (Shared Service).
  • Tourism Guide (Guidance).
  • Entrance to the tourist places.

Does not include

  • Drinks and Snacks
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips for service.

Recommendations

Notes

  • Children from 0 – 4 years old, do not pay. They share service and seating with parents and / or accompanying adults.
  • Children from 5 years old, pay as an adult and have the right to full service.
  • It also applies to Holidays (Easter, Independence Day, New Year, etc).
  • Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather issues (rain, mudslides, overflows, etc.), strikes and / or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary.
  • The Itinerary may vary at the discretion of the operator, always to ensure the safety of the traveler and the best development of the service in its entirety.
  • Any cancellation of the service for the indicated reasons, does not apply return.
  • If you decide to retire before the end of the service, there will be no refund for it.
  • If you bring or buy snacks, preferably light (dry fruits, cookies and water).

Price

The cost of this Tour is expressed in American dollars and is per person, the cost will depend on the hotel accommodation you choose, we work with hotels from 2** to 5**** stars, it will also depend on the type of room required : single (1 person), double (2 people) and triple (3 people). You can request the list of hotels we work with for your choice.

PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ACCOMMODATION – 2024

$

Hoteles 5 estrellas

  • WESTIN
  • Libertador
  • Tambo del Inka – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 4 estrellas

  • Aloft
  • Novotel
  • Casa Andina Yanahuara – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 3 estrellas

  • Ibis
  • San Agustín
  • Inkallpa – Expedition Train


$

Hoteles 2 estrellas

  • Mariel
  • Sacha
  • San Agustin Monasterio – Expedition Train

PRICE PER PERSON IN SINGLE ACCOMMODATION – 2024

$

Hoteles 5 estrellas

  • WESTIN
  • Libertador
  • Tambo del Inka – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 4 estrellas

  • Aloft
  • Novotel
  • Casa Andina Yanahuara – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 3 estrellas

  • Ibis
  • San Agustín
  • Inkallpa – Expedition Train


$

Hoteles 2 estrellas

  • Mariel
  • Sacha
  • San Agustin Monasterio – Expedition Train

PRICE PER PERSON IN TRIPLE ACCOMMODATION – 2024

$

Hoteles 5 estrellas

  • WESTIN
  • Libertador
  • Tambo del Inka – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 4 estrellas

  • Aloft
  • Novotel
  • Casa Andina Yanahuara – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 3 estrellas

  • Ibis
  • San Agustín
  • Inkallpa – Expedition Train


$

Hoteles 2 estrellas

  • Mariel
  • Sacha
  • San Agustin Monasterio – Expedition Train

Discounts: Our packages Perú Travel Half Day – Catarata de Ahuashiyacu from 3 people have a special discount for all our tour packages.

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