El Yunque, Baracoa

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Spotted way back in 1492 by Christopher Columbus, El Yunque continues to attract those seeking adventure in the exotic and still mysterious Cuban paradise. Rent a bike or a horse, or hike up on foot to reach the top at 575 m (1,886 ft). From there, you'll witness the endless horizon spreading across the deep blue sea, gigantic trees, and colorful flowers of the tropical wilderness. Have in mind that frequent rain showers usually make the terrain muddy and slippery, so wear appropriate hiking boots. Bring a swimsuit for the hip-deep river crossings, crystal clear waterfalls, and natural pools--all welcome refreshment along the way. Arrange your visit to El Yunque and discover more family-friendly attractions in Baracoa using our Baracoa trip itinerary planning website .
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  • We got up to the top after a three-hour walk, the day was not the best because it had rained the day before so the trail was very slippery, arrived at the top we were rewarded for hard work, you can see the whole Bay and the green mountains that c ircondano. recommend this visit only to those trained because there are very run down, so get hiking boots you bring water and sandwiches because they can't buy anything. After so much effort I recommend bathing at the falls of the put you in the world. However highly recommended tours
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  • El Yunque is the mountain at Baracoa. You must just go up. Technically, the climb is easy (and also the Ford is no problem at the beginning). But: In tropical climate and start at sea level, it is a sweaty affair. And of course in Cuba: only with guides and the driveway is really disastrous. Still not repented.
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  • With lush vegetation and beautiful views, I can imagine that this is a very enjoyable trip on a moderately sunny day. When I went on the trip it had rained the days before and rained in intervals duri...  more »
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