Pailon del Diablo – also known as the Devils Cauldron, is Ecuador’s tallest waterfall and plunges 61 metres (200 ft) into a vast pool of jagged rocks and powerful rapids. There are three ways to get there, all taking you along the beautiful ‘Route of Waterfalls’ just outside of Baos. Here’s everything you need to know about how to get there and the best way to experience this incredible natural wonder.
Baños is one of the great backpacker towns, filled with fun activities, great restaurants, and a handful of quality hostels as well. The town is all about the adventure, with white-water rafting, waterfall rappelling, and hiking trails all on offer, so you will want to make sure you are staying somewhere nice to get a decent night sleep after all the fun. Here’s our top 3 backpacker hostel picks for Baños, Ecuador.
Bolivia’s salt flats are one of the most popular destinations in South America alongside Machu Picchu and the Atacama Desert. There’s much more to tours than just taking you onto the beautiful white salty expanse however; you will venture out into the high altitude planes of the Andes where the surreal landscapes and untouched natural beauty will continually blow your mind. Here are 6 reasons why you need to add a salt flats tour to your bucket list.
The world’s largest and highest salt flat is a must-visit for travellers all around the world. Everyone has seen the fun perspective shots but it’s the incredible mirror effect that is desired most. You need to visit Bolivia during specific months to capture this unique reflection picture, so keep reading to find out when to visit and get some tips on how to take that perfect photo.
The urban sprawl of La Paz is covered by a network of cheap cable cars that take you from witches’ markets to Cholita wrestling arenas to epic viewpoints. Top this off with beautiful backdrop of mountains and lush jungle valleys surrounding the city – travellers won’t struggle to keep themselves busy in this crazy city. We’ve outlined a 3- and 5-day itinerary to help you plan your time in La Paz.
From the metropolis of La Paz surrounded by glaciated peaks and lush valleys, to the beautiful white expanse of the Uyuni salt flat – Bolivia is an incredible country with a variety of things to do to suit every traveller. Three weeks is perfect to see everything it has to offer but we’ve also laid out a 10 day and one-week itinerary as well if you are short on time.
Cochabamba is a Bolivian town off the beaten tourist track which is best used as a base to visit the incredible Torotoro National Park. Spend a day or two here to plan your adventures in Torotoro – here’s a guide with everything from hostels to the best places to eat.
The famous dinosaur graveyard in Bolivia, Torotoro National Park is an excellent getaway for geeks, nature lovers and those who want to get off the tourist trail. Everything you need to know about the park, how to get there and the best tours can be found here in our guide.
The capital city of Peru and the ancient Incan city of Cusco are both fantastic places to visit. But often travellers are short on time, so if you can only visit one, which one is worth it? Our guide compares the two on nightlife, things to do and food so you can decide which one suits you best.
Experiencing the Amazon in Bolivia is one of the easiest and cheapest ways compared to other countries in South America. You have two tour options: a boat tour through the wetlands and small rivers known as the Pampas or venture deep into the jungle. Here’s an overview of each option so you can pick the best tour for you.