A spectacular waterfall that is approximately 40 meters (131 feet) tall. Its name means 'singing water' or 'laughing water'. The waterfall drops off the Cerro Escalera range pouring down into a natural pool at its base.The waters from the river are used for irrigation.
The area possesses a spectacular flora, boasting a large variety of orchids and ferns. Butterflies, insects and birds are also seen in the area. It swimming and diving among other sports are also possible.
The Ahuashiyacu waterfall is located in the Banda de Shilcayo district, in the San Martín department, minutes away from Tarapato City.