El Samuel Trail
- Destination: Granma
- Open: Daily
- Address: Granma Province. Cuba
Located in Desembarco del Granma National Park. In this footpath the visitor has the possibility of appreciating the values of site like tooth of virgin dog, diaclasias, dolinas and caves
Culminating point of this footpath is the Espelunca Cave Excellent natural viewpoint with beautiful lines of vision to the Caribbean Sea and the Real virgin forest.
There was a sector of the cave that allowed to first at natives and later to the spiritualist local communities of carrying out its religious ceremonies.
Time 2:00 hours
longitude 1300 mtrs
Capacity 10 pax
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- Airports next to El Samuel Trail
Sierra Maestra Airport (IATA: MZO, ICAO: MUMZ) is a regional airport that serves the town of Manzanillo in Cuba.
- Car Rental offices next to El Samuel Trail Nature Trails
Car Rental office Hote Venus
Hotel Venus, Jose Antonio Saco, nro 22 Manzanillo
023578185 0mCar Rental office Hotel Sierra Maestra
Carretera Central, Via Santiago de Cuba. Bayamo
023482990 8,615km 628mCar Rental office Hotel Guacanayabo
Ave Camilo Cienfuegos. Manzanillo. Granma
023577737 8,667km 557mCar Rental office Hotel Marea del Portillo
Hotel Marea del Portillo. Granma
023597005 8,670km 859m
- El Samuel Trail is located in Granma
The territory limits to the north with the provinces of Las Tunas and Holguín; to the west with the Gulf of Guacanayabo; to the south with the Caribbean Sea, and to the east with Santiago de Cuba. It has more than 760 000 inhabitants in its 8 470 , Km2 of territorial extension.
There are two airports: Sierra Maestra, located in Manzanillo for international operations, and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, in Bayamo, for domestic flights. By road, the Central Highway links Granma with the other cities of the country. The Sierra Maestra majestic mountains, main mountainous group of Cuba, the intense blue colour of the Caribbean Sea and the fertile plains bathed by rivers coming from the high mountains present Granma as presenting a wide range of contrasts. "Desembarco del Granma" National Park is within the limits of this province, declared by UNESCO, as World Natural Site.
The province is known as the Birthplace of Cuban Nationality and preserves a rich historical and cultural heritage. It was in this city where the National Anthem of Cuba was sung for the first time. In this region is indispensable to visit Desembarco del Granma National Park, with its very interesting natural phenomena and areas of exceptional beauty. There are also other places to be visited, such as La Demajagua Park, where on October 10th, 1868, the Cuban struggles for independence began; Manzanillo, a coastal city wrapped in an atmosphere of pirates and corsairs' legends, and Bayamo, provincial capital and National Monument.
A stay at Marea del Portillo hotel, with a beach that draws attention for the dark colour of its sand, is ideal to discover the charms of Cayo Blanco, a place of suggestive sea bottoms; to enter the impressive system of marine terraces or to come closer to the natural and archaeological reservation El Guafe. Excursions to its mountainous system are one of the biggest attractiveness, for the visitor has the possibility to go into one of the more preserved, intimate, and better places of Cuban nature.