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If you're itching to get out into the Arequipa countryside but not quite feeling ambitious enough to tackle a multiple-day hike up either the Misti or Chachani Volcanoes, the 5-6 hour round-trip trek to nearby Capua Waterfall (Catarata de Capua) might be right up your alley. Located just north of the Yura District, the trail leading to this stunning 100 m (328 ft) cascade winds its way through rocky valleys and lava canyons, offering plenty of rugged, isolated Peruvian scenery along the way. It's a rigorous afternoon's worth of hiking, which may account for the relatively small amount of tourist foot-traffic here, however those who make the excursion are rewarded with a beautifully refreshing cataract and a perfect spot to indulge in a re-energizing lunch before making the return journey towards town. Should you decide to help boost the local economy by hiring a guide, ask about a supplemental stop at the nearby hot spring, which makes for an ideal end to the adventure.