Day trip

Cuenca: Girón Waterfall and Busa Lake Day Trip

Activity provider: Polylepis Tours Cuenca

Cuenca: Girón Waterfall and Busa Lake Day Trip

Activity provider: Polylepis Tours Cuenca

From US$ 79 per person

Enjoy the magic of Girón Waterfall and the Busa Lake, sites considered sacred by the Cañari and Inca cultures. Discover the south of the province of Azuay and admire beautiful landscapes.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Please wait in the accommodation lobby 5 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • Get to the viewpoint of Girón Waterfall
  • Explore the beautiful Busa lake
  • Learn about the colonial architecture in the historical center of Girón
Full description
Visit two spectacular natural wonders on a day trip from Cuenca. Relax on your air-conditioned transportation as you arrive at Girón. Visit the historical center of the village and learn about its history. Also, taste a typical yogurt and a delicious bread known as "achira", produced with a plant of the region. Then explore the Girón waterfalls on a 30-minute hike to reach the highest waterfall in South America. Try to spot some birds and native flora of this natural landscape. On the way admire the beautiful valleys with cattle. Also, visit the Sacred Cañari Lagoon of Busa. Immerse in the mysticism of the Andean cultures before going back to Cuenca.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bilingual guide
  • Private Transportation
  • Local lunch
  • Entrance fee
  • Beverages
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sun hat
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Passport, copy accepted

Product ID: 401388