WATERFALL OF AHUASHIYACU
Visit the legendary waterfall
A spectacular waterfall that is approximately 40 metres (131 feet) tall. Its name means “singing water” or “water that laughs”. The waterfall drops off the Escalera mountain range and plunges down into a natural pool at its base. Its waters are used for irrigation.
The has an impressive array of flora, boasting a large variety of orchids and ferns. Butterflies, insects and birds can also be seen in the area. Swimming and diving, among other sports, are also possible.
The Ahuashiyacu waterfall is located in the Banda de Shilcayo district, in the San Martín department, just minutes away from the city of Tarapato.
It is the most visited waterfall in San Martin, 14 kilometers from the city, it is a protection zone that houses a cold and crystalline water fall. 10 min walk where you can find butterflies, birds, giant trees and a diversity of natural resources that will amaze you. On the way, we will stop at the viewpoint of the staircase, where you can take pictures and enjoy the scenery. Upon arrival at the waterfall you can enjoy a bath and relaxation of its waters.
Departure: 10.00 am / Return: 01.00 pm.
Aprox. 3,00 hours
- In-out transfer.
- Professional guidance in Spanish.
- Permanent Assistance.