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The Rio Verde Waterfall, better known as Pailon del Diablo, is a waterfall found along the route of the Pastaza River in the Province of Tungurahua, Ecuador. It is a popular tourist attraction because of the surrounding vegetation and the rocks that divide the waterfall.
In the Devil’s Pavilion of Baños you can appreciate 3 waterfalls, demonstrating all its attributes in all its splendor. Those who come to see the waterfall say that the shape of the rock has a resemblance to a recumbent face is known as the Prince of Darkness, and this is why it is called Pailon del Diablo, to appreciate this face must look from the suspension bridge.
The Pailon del Diablo is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Ecuador and South America. Its famous and mysterious name refers to the shape of the waterfall that has been carved over time by the impressive waterfall of more than 80 meters high.

This attractive place is rich in vegetation such as ferns and mosses, this is due to the humidity that surrounds it. That is why the view of it is characterized by being covered with a green color, in the tour, the road is guarded by hortencias, bromeliads, orchids and jungle vegetation, in the middle of all a fine mist spreads, it is the water that, when hitting against the bed of rocks is transformed into millions of millions of fine drops that form a dense and fresh cloud. The surroundings of the waterfall are a perfect place to contemplate nature, the local flora and fauna and also to feel that the power of the jungle is indomitable. At the edge of the Pailon there is a viewpoint, ideal for exploring the depths of the jungle and a huge variety of butterflies, tapirs and other animals of particular character. In this place the temperature oscillates between 10 and 28 ºC and the crystalline water of this enchanting waterfall is 23 ºC.

Its history dates back to 1992, when the Guevara family, from Río Verde, had the idea of creating ecological trails, and after several years of effort they managed to create these trails so that visitors could admire the waterfall with greater precision. The family did not receive much support because they did not believe that this would work, thus labeling the owner of the project as deluded.

The Rio Verde Waterfall, better known as Pailon del Diablo, is a waterfall found along the route of the Pastaza River in the Province of Tungurahua, Ecuador. It is a popular tourist attraction because of the surrounding vegetation and the rocks that divide the waterfall.
In the Devil’s Pavilion of Baños you can appreciate 3 waterfalls, demonstrating all its attributes in all its splendor. Those who come to see the waterfall say that the shape of the rock has a resemblance to a recumbent face is known as the Prince of Darkness, and this is why it is called Pailon del Diablo, to appreciate this face must look from the suspension bridge.
The Pailon del Diablo is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Ecuador and South America. Its famous and mysterious name refers to the shape of the waterfall that has been carved over time by the impressive waterfall of more than 80 meters high.

This attractive place is rich in vegetation such as ferns and mosses, this is due to the humidity that surrounds it. That is why the view of it is characterized by being covered with a green color, in the tour, the road is guarded by hortencias, bromeliads, orchids and jungle vegetation, in the middle of all a fine mist spreads, it is the water that, when hitting against the bed of rocks is transformed into millions of millions of fine drops that form a dense and fresh cloud. The surroundings of the waterfall are a perfect place to contemplate nature, the local flora and fauna and also to feel that the power of the jungle is indomitable. At the edge of the Pailon there is a viewpoint, ideal for exploring the depths of the jungle and a huge variety of butterflies, tapirs and other animals of particular character. In this place the temperature oscillates between 10 and 28 ºC and the crystalline water of this enchanting waterfall is 23 ºC.

Its history dates back to 1992, when the Guevara family, from Río Verde, had the idea of creating ecological trails, and after several years of effort they managed to create these trails so that visitors could admire the waterfall with greater precision. The family did not receive much support because they did not believe that this would work, thus labeling the owner of the project as deluded.

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