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Address: Sierra de Escambray, Trinidad-Sancti Spiritus, Topes de Collantes, Cuba

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Average walk, GORGEOUS pool

My boyfriend and I did the Sendero Caburní. The walk itself is not the most interesting. We saw a few lizards and a colourful caterpillar but aside from the views of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did the Sendero Caburní. The walk itself is not the most interesting. We saw a few lizards and a colourful caterpillar but aside from the views of the surrounding area, the path is nothing special. However, the pool with the small waterfall at the end is absolutely gorgeous. So much more beautiful than in the photos... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This beautiful National Park has several walks, the most popular being Salto del Caburni which leads to a cool natural pool with a waterfall and small fishies. It's a very easy one, around 2 hs walking round trip or less if you are fit. I really loved the natural pool. You really don't need a guide for this one (seriously,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Just over 10 miles away from Trinidad city, Topes de Collantes resort sits on top of a mountain summit. The opportunities for nature amateurs are limitless: enjoy some of their very well established trails (Guanayara, El Nicho) and have lunch at a local farm where typical Cuban food reaches its peak.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We drove ourselves up the mountain in our rental car, passing an old Russian truck with a load of tourists. In the reception there is a map, but the map from the information office in town was much better, but also outdated. We decided on two tours, which both turned out much shorter than the advise on the map. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A gorgeous valley. We made a walk down to the valley and to a swim (freezing, but very nice). Then made the trip back up. We wished we could take a dive again. Just go there, you will love it.

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Buderim, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We went to this place in the back of a "Russian truck" which was very exhilarating to say the least. The views from the open truck were amazing and sometimes a bit scary. Anyhow we arrived and set off on a long walk and finally came to a lovely swimming hole where the water was about 18 degrees Celsius. Once... More 

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Roberts Creek, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

To escape the hustle and bustle of the town, we made a day trip to Topes de Collantes. We took a taxi to the Mirador del Caribe, 10km out of town and then walked 500m back downhill to the trailhead. The mirador gives a wonderful view and when we were there it was full of hummingbirds and orioles feeding on... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We explored this park as part of an overnight 3 city tour from Varadero. This beautiful park was a highlight. The trails were easy for even the older ones in the group, even the Rambo walk down the river was very do-able. One lady had a very swollen foot from the day before, and she even managed the river hike.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We never really found the park. My guess is that we drove around in it. At the visitor center there was no help to get but in Spanish, and as my Spanish is somewhat limited I understood that there was no guides and no tours that day. The drive from Trinidad takes you there on some really bad roads. How... More 

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Milano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The tour in the sierra Guamuahaya can be organized by lorry. Old soviet lorries carry the tourists up and down the steep roads across the natural park. The landscape and the vegetation are stunning; for all those fond of nature: don't miss the spot.

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