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El Nicho Waterfalls

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even more beautiful than what saw in the pictures

The waterfalls El Nicho were even more beautiful than what saw in the pictures. They are not too... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Florida City, Florida
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Refreshing short walk

Escape the humidity and heat and take the 6 hours tour by truck from Trinidad. Nice drive and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kiryat Tivon, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waterfalls El Nicho were even more beautiful than what saw in the pictures. They are not too far from the entrance of the park. We also ate at the restaurant there is called Helechos. They serve traditional food, they have fresh fruit and vegetables...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Escape the humidity and heat and take the 6 hours tour by truck from Trinidad. Nice drive and refreshing 4 Km walk along the river, combined with awimming and jumping to the water.

Thank Gadi1951
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit for the views, the hike, and swimming in a clear clean pool under the waterfall.

Thank fmanklow
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Probably best waterfall I have seen. There are 2 parts, one and accessible with guide. You can swim in water above the waterfalls, but the place is usually crowded. The other is accessible just with ticket, in this part, you will got to base level...More

Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed September 9, 2018

we were hesitating whether taking this tour was a great idea for our journey from Trinidad to Cienfuegos, the lady in the house recommended we do El nicho then go to Trinidad, it was tricky to find because roads in Cuba are not well indicated,...More

Thank lucygrundy2018
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We took a taxi from Cienfuegos to visit El Nicho. We went nice and early to avoid the crowds. WOW, WOW, WOW, it was amazing. I have to say one of the most amazing natural landscapes I have ever seen. It is easy to walk...More

1  Thank Threshy
Reviewed September 6, 2018

The falls are a little over an hour drive from Cienfuegos. The air is cooler up in the hills than down below. The scenery is very nice. Take a dip in a mountain stream near the falls. The cold water will shock you. Makes a...More

Thank kwfrost44
Reviewed August 28, 2018

a long exciting drive through the mountains and hills will bring you to a Paradise on earth. These waterfalls you willnt expect on Cuba, but it looked like the Alps in Europe. Try to arrive early (around 10AM) before all the tourists in tais and...More

1  Thank HARRY188590
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is a beautiful place, with water, caves and if you are lucky you will find humminbirds nesting along the water. stunning walk up the mountain.

Thank JakobB173
Reviewed August 27, 2018

we have enjoyed the el nicho thoroughly, very nice fresh walk uphill with makeshift wooden bridges and side streams. midpoint a 4 waterfall onto a fresh area where you can take the plunge and swim, then walk up to the top for a great panoramic...More

Thank Rabah I
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September 18, 2018|
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Response from Arduys C | Reviewed this property |
You can go from Havana, but it is quite far, and can be very tiring. The best is to spend a night or two in Cienfuegos, then you can go from there.
Graeme R
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Solitalink | Reviewed this property |
You can buy guided tours for any day I believe. But you have to do this when you are in Cuba. Any Cuba Tour office can sell this to you. Cubatur, Havanatur, Cubanacan. They all have websites. Their offices are in every major... More
Reneezy B
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Solitalink | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are different falls, and I suppose depending on the season (rainy vs dry) you may have to walk through water. I recall there are three levels, all offering natural swimming pools. We went to the very top, and the... More