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Largest Accessible Cave in Peru is located in the Tingo Maria National Park (About 15-20min Car... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Alvaro T
Lima, Peru
Going to Huanuco by plane, and then by car to Tingo Maria

I wanted to know more about my country so I decided to visit Central Peru. I bought a plane ticket... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
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Parque Nacional Tingo Maria | Carretera a Monzon, Tingo Maria, Peru
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

It has a great view! While you are inside you can hear the birds like “talking” There are many insects so if you can’t stand them, don’t go. I saw one bird only because they are night birds so I was lucky. I couldn’t go...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Largest Accessible Cave in Peru is located in the Tingo Maria National Park (About 15-20min Car ride from the city of Tingo Maria). As soon as you walk into the park, you´ll cross a bridge and come across a set of stone stairs that curl...More

Thank Alvaro T
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I wanted to know more about my country so I decided to visit Central Peru. I bought a plane ticket and then went to Huanuco. I had a nice short trip and I stayed in a hotel near the Main Square. Huanuco is a nice...More

1  Thank TonyF1710
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The access from Timgo is easy 2 soles per person on mototaxi. The entrance fee is 10 soles per person the ticket is valid two days so you can visit the waterfalls too. The place is nice and tidy. Easy and short walk form the...More

Thank PierreAvo
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The cave harbors some 5,000 oilbirds (Guácharos) that nest in the cave and fly out at dusk to feed on fruit in the tropical forest, dropping seeds that replants the forest. They navigate by echo sounding, like bats. It's eerie inside the cave hearing the...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I always have a lot of feelings when comes to the amazon jungle, Tingo Maria is the door to the amazon to la selva, la cueva de las lechuzas inside the Tingo maria park is a wonder of nature, is actually "camino a monzon" like...More

2  Thank ChefIvanpetrovich
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stairs and walkways take you into the vast entry way where you can observe insects eating bird poo and hear the screeching of both oil birds and parrots. The view from the mouth of the cave to the out of doors is spectacular. Because you...More

Thank medoraebersole
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Like the song said is camino a monzon!!! this place will blow your mind, the river coming out of a mountain, and after a lot of stairs you go inside la cueva de las lechuzas is just amaizing.

1  Thank ChefIvanpetrovich
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This place is beautiful, you will enjoy not only being in touch with the nature but also take a shower in the manantial coming out from the mountain that holds the cave. As mentioned before, take repellent with you, thank me later. The bad: Foreigns...More

Thank Waldy A
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