Pucayaquillo Waterfall Full Day Tour in Tarapoto

San Martin
FromUSD 71USD 50

About this tour

  • Start: Pick up from the door of your hotel in Tarapoto at 8 in the morning.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (Full Day).
  • Tourist attractions to visit Shapaja, Pucayaquillo Waterfall.
  • Tour guide: Tour guide during the tour.
  • Tickets (included): All entrance tickets are included.
  • Type of transport: Complete tourist transportation throughout the tour.
  • Includes lunch Tourist menu next to the Huallaga River.
  • Payment methods: Visa, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal, MasterCard.
  • Booking From 2 people.
  • Immediate confirmation.

Description

  • Get to know one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Tarapoto in the town of Shapaja. The falls offer a beautiful landscape of transparent natural waters with a green hue. To get there you must take a walk surrounded by vegetation, birdsong, the Huallaga River and, at the end, the beautiful waterfall with a sandy floor. The tour is in Full Day all-inclusive service. It starts at 8 in the morning and ends at 4.30 in the afternoon. The service includes everything: pick-up from the hotel, tourist transportation, tickets, guide and tourist menu next to the beautiful Huallaga River. The tour runs throughout the year. It is available for reservations from two visitors or more.

This is the experience

  • The Pucayaquillo Waterfall Full Day tour in Tarapoto offers a relaxing, adventurous experience full of beautiful landscapes of the Peruvian Amazon jungle. The service includes pick-up from the tourist’s hotel in Tarapoto. After a 23 kilometer trip to the community of Shapaja; Begin the 1-hour walk to the waterfall. There the visitor can relax and enjoy a charming afternoon at one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the San Martín region. After a moment of relaxation, it’s time to enjoy a jungle tourist menu next to the Huallaga River. The tour ends with the return to the city of Tarapoto in the evening.

Prices

Pucayaquillo Waterfall Tour
Price per person
Foreign
National
Pucayaquillo Waterfall Tour50 USD50 USD
*From 2 people to more.

Itinerary

  • The adventure begins with the pick-up of the tourist from the door of their hotel in the city of Tarapoto at approximately 8 in the morning. It is recommended to have everything ready ten minutes before. This way we can make a quick pick-up suitable for the development of the tour.
  • The entire group will board a tourist transport to travel along the Fernando Belaunde Terry Highway to the community of Shapaja. The trip is only 23 kilometers and takes approximately 30 minutes.
  • In the community of Shapaja we will get off the tourist transport to appreciate its solitary square and the history of its inhabitants who are descendants of the Quechua Lamista group, also called Llacuash.
  • At the entrance gate of Pucayaquillo, a spectacular walk surrounded by vegetation begins. The route is up and down and surrounded by plenty of vegetation and the chorus of birds.
  • At a slow pace, enjoying the landscape, you can reach the falls in approximately one hour (distance of 1.8 kilometers). Hidden among the vegetation is the Pucayaquillo waterfalls. At first glance, its crystalline green natural pool stands out. The water fall is 20 meters over reddish stones.
  • The tourist will have free time to enjoy the clear waters of Pucayaquillo. It is the perfect place to get beautiful photos.
  • Then it’s time to take another walk to a country restaurant where we will enjoy a delicious tourist menu with jungle ingredients and beautiful views of the Huallaga River.
  • Then, at around 3:30 in the afternoon we will board the tourist transport to return to the city of Tarapoto. The tour ends at 4:30 in the afternoon with the tourist being transferred to the door of their hotel at 4:30 in the afternoon.


Includes

  • Pick up from the hotel door in Tarapoto at 8 in the morning.
  • Complete tourist transportation service.
  • Tour guide.
  • Entrance ticket to the Pucayaquillo waterfalls.
  • Return to the door of your hotel in Tarapoto.
  • Tourist lunch.
  • Tour cancellation option.
  • Tour date change option.
  • Souvenirs.

What to bring?

  • Appropriate clothing for hot weather of 25ºC.
  • Hat (or cap) to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Shorts, polo shirt, sneakers and sandals.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Swimwear and towel.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Raincoat.
  • Passport or identity document.
  • Photographic camera.
  • Snacks and rehydrating drinks.
  • Identity document or passport.
  • Cash (to buy souvenirs, drinks and snacks).

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The Pucayaquillo Waterfall tour begins with the pick-up of the tourist from the door of their hotel in Tarapoto at 8 in the morning.
  • The tour ends with the visitor’s return at the door of the hotel in Tarapoto at 4:30 in the afternoon.

How to prevent altitude sickness?

  • The city of Tarapoto is located at 356 meters above sea level, in the jungle of the San Martín region in Peru. At that altitude no symptoms of altitude sickness occur.

Group or private services

  • Do you want to take the All Inclusive Pucayaquillo Waterfall Tour in private service? Contact info@machupicchuterra.com or (+51) 982 108 083.

Frequent questions

What is Pucayaquillo?

Pucayaquillo is a waterfall of approximately 20 meters, located in the community of Shapaja in the city of Tarapoto.. It is famous for its transparent green waters and its sandy floor, ideal for enjoying a dip in its natural pool.

What tourist services are included in the Pucayaquillo Waterfall Full Day tour?

The tour includes pickup from your hotel in Tarapoto, full transportation for the entire service, entrance to the falls, tour guide, and typical lunch at a tourist restaurant in front of the Huallaga River.

What time does the Pucayaquillo Waterfall tour in Tarapoto start?

The tour begins with the pick-up of the visitor at 8 in the morning and ends with the return to Tarapoto at 4:30 in the afternoon. It is a Full Day service.

How to cancel the Pucayaquillo Waterfall tour?

You can cancel the tour by sending a simple request message to info@machupicchuterra.com. The penalty is 25% of the value of the tour (refund of 75% of the total amount you paid). Cancellation is made 5 days in advance as the latest deadline.

How to change the date of the Pucayaquillo Waterfall tour?

You can modify the date or the name of the tour holders by sending a simple request message to info@machupicchuterra.com. The penalty is 10% of the tour value. Cancellation is made 5 days in advance as the latest deadline.

How to pay for the Pucayaquillo Waterfall tour?

You can pay for the tour in the payment form by sending the total cost of the tour using the payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal. They are all secure and fast payment methods.

What to bring to the Pucayaquillo Waterfall tour?

If you take the Pucayaquillo Waterfall tour in Tarapoto, do not forget to wear comfortable clothing such as shorts, polo shirts, sneakers, sandals and more. In addition, it is recommended to bring swimwear, towels, sandals, sunscreen, mosquito repellent and everything in a backpack with snacks and rehydrating drinks.

Is the Pucayaquillo Waterfall tour dangerous?

No, the tour is carried out in compliance with all the necessary safety measures. It is only recommended to protect yourself from the intense sun and mosquitoes.



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