El Chorro waterfalls and Busa lake tour from Cuenca

8 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
2 - 15
Mobile ticket


One of the most outstanding waterfalls in Ecuador is the Girón Waterfalls, within this journey we will admire beautiful valleys with cattle, and you will have the opportunity to taste a delicious yogurt typical to the area, site recognized for contributing much of dairy products to the South of the Ecuador, will also have an encounter with the history of Ecuador during your visit center of Girón and village where can we try a tasty bread known as "achira", produced with a plant typical of the region.

Once we arrive to the Girón waterfalls you will enjoy a hike of approximately 30 minutes to reach the first waterfall (Considered the highest waterfall in South America), appreciating some birds and native vegetation of this fantastic place which provides water to Girón. You will also visit and walk around the Sacred Cañari Lagoon of Busa, a place that encloses the mysticism of the Andean cultures, as was the important Cañari culture


  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • All activities
  • Lunch (Less in the option without lunch)

What to expect


On this tour, the guide will take you to the south of the province of Azuay, to enjoy the magic of the Chorro waterfall and the Busa lagoon, sites considered sacred by the Cañari and Inca cultures.

Stop At:

• Polylepis Tours, Cuenca 010101 Ecuador

Additional information

  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
October 2022

Communication with Polylepis has been really easy. Diego has been a great tour guide with a lot of knowledge. We had great conversations during the hole tour.

April 2021

Wow cant say enough how much we enjoyed the tour!! Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and love for the park!! Would recommend to all!

May 2022

Edison (Eddie) is a wealth of knowledge and a top notch professional guide. He shares all his knowledge of Cuenca, not only historical but geographical and ecological as well. My family and I were very fortune to have met Eddie and spent these amazing days with him exploring this part of Ecuador....

May 2022

I did this tour on the last day of my visit to Ecuador, and it was one of my favorite memories from the trip. The hike up was strenuous (there's a shorter route but I specifically requested the longer route as it encompasses better views), but it was totally worth it because of the stunning views...

October 2021

I just want to share my experiences today on our tour with Edison Juka ☺️ It was amazing tour to the Girón Waterfall and Busa Lake So much fun,so much good time ,Edison is a very friendly guy,very kind and good company.Thank you Edison so much ,it was incredible experience 🙂

August 2021

The tour started at 8:30, when Andres picked me up at my hotel. Andres was very knowledgeable about Ecuadorian politics and the economy and about the history of Ecuador. It was fun and interesting to talk to him and I learned a lot. Our fist stop was at el Chorro, a wonderful waterfall, Then we ...

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