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  • Nature Trails: Santa Gertrudis Trail

    Santa Gertrudis Trail

    • Destination: Camaguey
    • Open: Daily
    • Address: Najasa. Camaguey, Cuba
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  • Description

    Along the tour you go through a prairie in which you can see varieties of palms such as guana, royal and Najasa palm
    (Cocotrinax amocicata), a local endemic tree of great beauty which only grows on limestone rocks. From the fauna we can see birds such as cartacuba, tocororo, catey, the green woodpecker, and parrots, all very colorful birds, there is also exotic
    fauna such as el whitetail (coliblanco) deer, zebras, ankoles, and black antelopes. Gaspar Najasa cave is another attraction of the place, of special interest for speleologists.
    Length of the trail: 4 500 metros
    Span of time: 2.5 hours.
    Maximum: 15 pax
    Minimum: 10 pax

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  • Camaguey Airport

    Ignacio Agramonte International Airport (IATA: CMW, ICAO: MUCM) is an international airport in central Camagüey Province, Cuba. It serves the city of Camagüey and the resort village of Santa Lucía.

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  • Santa Gertrudis Trail is located in Camaguey
  • Camagüey is the birthplace of some of the most relevant personalities of Cuban Culture: Nicolás Guillén, Cuba's Laureate Poet; writer and poetess Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda; Ballet of Camagüey, the second company of Cuba, and the Folkloric Dance Group; famous painters Fidelio Ponce de León and Flora Fong are only some of the examples worth mentioning. Popular festivities like the San Juan Camagüeyano, a traditional festival that started in the 18th century, have transcended until our days.

    Camagüey City, the capital of the province, treasures one of the most important historical centers in the country, recently declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO; and is one of the Cuban cities that better preserve the Hispano-Arabic features regarding urbanism and architecture. Its several churches have significant examples of the art and religious-funeral customs of colonial times.

    Santa Lucía Beach, located in the northern coast of the easterncentral part of Cuba, is the main tourist destination in Camagüey province. It has some 21km of warm transparent water, fine white sand and a well preserved environment that serves as habitat to important pink flamingos' colonies. It faces the Old Channel of Bahamas, surrounded to the east by Las Tunas province; to the west by the Jardines del Rey archipelago and to the south by the flat lands of Camagüey. The coral formations, located just 2km off the coast, display a surprising biodiversity that invite to contemplate the undersea beauties. There are 35 diving points at Santa Lucía Beach that allow divers meeting with the remains of sunken ships from the 19th and 20th centuries as well as enjoying a curious show in which experienced guides feed with their bare hands friendly sharks near the Nuevitas Bay.