The Gocta waterfall, known locally as La Chorrera, is a waterfall located near San Pablo and Cocachimba, in the district of Valera, province of Bongará, department of Amazonas. These falls are one of the largest in the country, because they have a fall of 540 meters. To reach this destination, tourists have to go to Cocachimba and climb 2312 m.s.n.m. Throughout the road you can see a total of 22 waterfalls. In this way, you can observe several species of animals and plants, since they have registered approximately 110 species of birds. Among them, the gallito de las rocas, the Andean toucan and the spatula tail hummingbird stand out. There are also 20 species of mammals.
Cataratas del Gocta Weather
Best time to visit Cataratas del Gocta
The best time to visit the Gocta Falls is between the months of April and September, when the rains cease.
Climate in Cataratas del Gocta
The average temperature of the Gocta Falls ranges between 20 ° C and 11 ° C. Even though the climate is mild during the year, it often rains.
Things to do in Cataratas del Gocta
The tourist places to see in Cataratas del Gocta
Falls of the Gocta
Gocta descends in two falls: the first of 231 meters high and the second, 540 meters.
Where to eat in Cataratas del Gocta
Nightlife in Cataratas del Gocta
Walk to the Waterfall
To get to the falls you have to take a walk where you can see different species of animals and plants, which you can only find in the tropical ecosystem that Gocta offers .
How to reach Cataratas del Gocta
Currently, there is no train routes to this destination.
To get to Gocta, you can go by plane to Chachapoyas. The airport is 5km from the city of Chachapoyas.
Cataratas del Gocta by bus
From Lima to Chachapoyas there are approximately 25 hours of travel by land. The cheapest ticket costs S / 80. After arriving in this city in the north of Peru, you should go to the town of Cocachimba.
Accomodations in Kuelap
Currently, we do not have information on comfort hotels in Gocta.
Mirador Gocta en La Coca
Location: Cocachimba, Peru Price: from 168 soles El Mirador Gocta en La Coca is located in Cocachimba, 5 km from Gocta Waterfall. It offers free Wi-Fi, a bar and a restaurant serving Latin American cuisine. All rooms have a balcony with mountain views, and all rooms have a patio. Some rooms have a kitchenette with a microwave and a refrigerator. All rooms include wardrobe and kettle.
Location: Jr. Amazonas Cuadra N ° 2, Mz.16, Lote11, Valera, Cocachimba, Peru Price: From 296 Suns The Albergue Sachapuyo is located in Cocachimba, 19 km from Chachapoyas, and features free WiFi access and free private parking. Some units have a seating area where you can enjoy views of the garden or the mountains. In addition, there is a reception open 24 hours a day.
Important dates near Gocta
Chachapoyas Tourist Week
From June 1 to 7
In this event you can enjoy the delicious cuisine of the place and learn more about its history.
Patronal Feast of the Lord of Gualamita
From September 10 to 15
In this event the inhabitants carry out activities and celebrations that will make your stay unforgettable. These three days of celebration end with a feast of traditional food and drinks.