El Chorro waterfalls and Busa lake tour from Cuenca


On this tour, the guide will take you to the south of the province of Azuay, to enjoy the magic of the Chorro waterfall and the Busa lagoon, sites considered sacred by the Cañari and Inca cultures.

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8 hours
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Why take this tour?

One of the most outstanding waterfalls in Ecuador is the Girón Waterfalls, within this journey we will admire beautiful valleys with cattle, and you will have the opportunity to taste a delicious yogurt typical to the area, site recognized for contributing much of dairy products to the South of the Ecuador, will also have an encounter with the history of Ecuador during your visit center of Girón and village where can we try a tasty bread known as "achira", produced with a plant typical of the region. Once we arrive to the Girón waterfalls you will enjoy a hike of approximately 30 minutes to reach the first waterfall (Considered the highest waterfall in South America), appreciating some birds and native vegetation of this fantastic place which provides water to Girón. You will also visit and walk around the Sacred Cañari Lagoon of Busa, a place that encloses the mysticism of the Andean cultures, as was the important Cañari culture

What’s included?

  • Professional guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Transport by private vehicle

  • All activities

  • Lunch (Less in the option without lunch)

  • Personal expenses

  • Entrance fee

  • Tips

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Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Polylepis Tours has a fresh, personalised approach to tours, offering a range of services to meet travellers' interests and budgets. We offer the full range of tours, including Galapagos and Jungle tours. Along with the most famous destinations, we aim to introduce visitors to the delights of lesser known destinations in Ecuador, including community based, sustainable tourism projects. Cancellation policies To receive a full refund, travelers may cancel up to 24 hours before the tour start date in the local timezone. No refunds will be given after that time period

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