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Topes de Collantes

Address: Topes de Collantes, Cuba
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Type: Mountains, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Havana, Cuba
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

nice eco tour in cuba, we walked to a waterfall, it was a moderate hike over rough ground, so wear good shoes or you will hurt an ankle. swam in a waterfall which was cool but beautiful water.

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was so great, the guide was superb and showed us all the nice spots, birds and other little creatures. The flora was also very nice and then the Rambo tour where my hubby lost his glasses but had lots of fun doing it. So when you visit Cuba visit this, it's very nice

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Toronto
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

It's about a one hour hike so bring water. Well worth it - bring your camera and your bathing suit. Waterfalls are always amazing everywhere in Cuba.

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Cranbrook
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Did as day trip from Trinidad. Our friends in the Iberostar were sold 'essential' 4x4 transport so slightly expensive but very comfortable on the dodgy roads. Other people managed with normal hire cars. The trails are well marked and maintained and easy going for a party in teens/50s. Lovely waterfall with nearby pool for swimming greatly appreciated. Clean but rather... More 

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Mendoza, Argentina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

They are many different tracks to visit, some of them guided. All of them must be paid, we found them to be quite expensive when compared with other similar places around the world (USD 4~10 p/person *each*, lasting from ~1hr to ~3hr). Signalling is pretty bad (just the entry/exit, then you're at your own), some of the tickets are paid... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My girlfriend and I decided to go to the Vegas Grande waterfall. We expected it to be one of the highlights of our Cuba trip, instead it turned out to be the biggest disappointment. The one-hour hike and swimming in brown water under the equally brown waterfall (probably because of the heavy showers one day before) was just not worth... More 

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Pune, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Recently, I organized a party at my house. I had called Achyut Tope to perform during the program. My guests had a whale of time during my party, because of Achyut Tope. Everyone really liked the table renditions by Achyut Tope.

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Kitchener, Canada
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
32 attraction reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Go. Hike and see the incredible beauty of this region - do a jungle hike. Go deep into the Topes de Collantes. It is magnificent. I long to go back...

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Merseyside
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
30 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We spent 2 days and 2 nights in the area as part of our Explore group holiday. We were transported into the reserve on a old Russian truck. On the way in we stopped at the information centre and picked up our local guide Jack. Jack was fluent in English (and Dutch!) and was very knowledgeable about the flora and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My review below is intended as a guide for people booking the Topes de Collantes excursion, which my boyfriend and I did just over a week ago. It was a phenomenal day. TOPES DE COLLANTES Also known as “forest/mountain adventure” “forest hike” “topes hike”. Cost: 60 CUC Book: With your provider (Transat/Nolitours, etc.) once you get to your hotel, in... More 

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