Nature Activities in Baracoa - Guantánamo
The territory offers great potential for the enjoyment of nature tourism
It is distinguished as the easternmost tourist region known as "The Upper Cuban East", due to its combination of high mountains and valleys, which make it Las Terrazas de Cuba to the Caribbean Sea, it is identified by its unique nature, historical and cultural wealth, that make it an exponent of the largest world heritage on the Island with (three) 3, including the Alejandro de Humboldt Park, nucleus of the great Cuchillas del Toa Biosphere Reserve. Scenarios of the most diverse traditions and highly indigenous culinary art. Its wealth is possessed in more than 30 Protected Areas of great significance and several being national monuments. Its peculiar environmental contrast is highlighted by the semi-desert of the Cuban south and to the north the largest hydrographic basin led by the Toa River as the largest in Cuba. Where they contrast the fighting spirit of the wars for independence as opposed to the permanence in Guantánamo Bay of the illegally Yankee naval base. The crossing of its hillock takes us to the Monumental Viaduct of La Farola that guides us north towards the City Landscape: the Olympus of Cuban Nature, for the species of high endemism such as polymites, an authenticity with cocoa, coconut and its legendary rivers. With facilities for the enjoyment of ecotourism and excursions.
The destination offers
Visit to Playa Maguana:
There is a transfer on the BusTour departing at 10:00am from the Historic Urban Center of Baracoa and returning at 4:00pm. The tour lasts 45 minutes until you reach the beach. Once there you can enjoy bathing in its crystal clear waters.
Visit to the Yumuri Tourist Park:
There is a transfer on the BusTour departing at 10:00am from the Historic Urban Center of Baracoa and returning at 4:00pm. The tour lasts 30 minutes. Upon arrival at the visitor center you can buy the entrance to the Tourist Park where you will take a river boat ride to penetrate the interior of the Yumurí River Canyon and thus enjoy the endemic natural beauty and refuge of local birds. You can also climb and ascend to the Loma de La Boruga viewpoint.