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Catarata de Gocta

| It is located in the vicinity of the Peruvian villages of Cocachimba and San Pablo, district of Valera, Peru
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Gocta Waterfalls Full-Day Experience from Chachapoyas
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US$30.80*
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Half-Day Tour: Chachapoyas City and Huanca
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| It is located in the vicinity of the Peruvian villages of Cocachimba and San Pablo, district of Valera, Peru
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in this part of Peru spend a day and visit the 12th biggest waterfall in the world. This is an all day event as you hike about 3.25 miles each way through some great trails and stunning upper jungle called the eyebrows...More

Thank opdr444
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are 2 routes to the falls. One is from San Pablo which takes you to the middle part of the falls. This route is slightly longer but flatter. The other route is from Cocachimba which is a bit shorter but harder. If you are...More

Thank Bezi
Reviewed 1 week ago

You don't need a tour company for this amazing hike.  This hike is a must for avid hikers, trailrunners, and outdoor adventurers that are fit and healthy!  My wife and I did this 6-hour tour of the Catarata de Gocta and saw the most beautiful,...More

Thank Raul C
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is really a must if you are in the region. A tremendous waterfall and a nice little trek to get there From the main road it is 5 kms walk to the village. Eventually a truck or a car can get you up there...More

Thank PierreAvo
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We took the day excursion with Chachapoyas Backpackers which cost 60 soles per person. You could easily do it yourself by simply taking a local minibus to the village of Cocachimba as there's no need for a guide once you start walking along the well...More

1  Thank Gerry-Kerkhof
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Getting to the falls requires a ~5km walk, which is well signposted and easy to follow. It's moderately tough (if you've done Macchu Picchu or similar you'll be fine), but well worth it. The falls themselves are spectacular, and if so inclined you can walk...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Much has been said about it. It's something for sure, to see, but the trail, especially in the rain can take a toll on you. Slippery, muddy, narrow in places in the wet season. Take water. Take a rain cover you can put on and...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a relatively newly "discovered" waterfall (locals always knew about it) that is 1 of the biggest waterfalls in the world depending exactly how you define it. I didn't do a tour and just used public transport. You can find a shuttle for around...More

3  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I was really pleased with this waterfall, and well worth the money. I also think this is a relatively cheap attraction to visit, compared to i.e more touristy areas of Peru. The hike is quite far and tough, so you better take a horse if...More

Thank Wilhelm O
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This whole day tour is very strengthening because you have to walk uphill for 5,5 kilometer, with some stops for nice views on the Andes mountains. Which is so beautiful. But when we reached to purpose the waterfall it was like wow!!! You could almost...More

Thank Eric v
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rene g
7 October 2016|
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Response from Franco R |
It's impossible to loss. There is only one way to arrive, you only have to follow straight and don't turn right or left. From the gocta lodge there are 5 km to gocta. It's a beautiful place
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JamesMc54
12 July 2016|
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Response from SwissIrene |
apart from the lodge there are about 5-6 hospedajes (private, local accommodation, not really hostels in the backpacker sense) in the village and several nicer bungalow-type (expensive) lodgings. yes, its becoming more... More
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