- Destination: Pinar del Rio
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- Address From: Sierra del Rosario, Pinar del Rio. Cuba
Description Areas of Natural Interest: Pan Guajaibon Mountain, Pinar del Rio. Cuba
The Pan de Guajaibon has a height 699 meters on the level of the sea, being the culminating point of the Rosario's Sierra and of the group of Guaniguanico to which belongs such a mountain. It presents two summits, being the Westerner the highest. The Palm Petate belongs to the species Coccothrinax crinita Becc, you can locate next to the streams and the skirts this and north of the Pan de Guajaibon, Its height is from 8 to 10 meters and a trunk 20 centimeters of diameter, with an extraordinarily hard wood for a palm.
In the region they are frequent the forests semideciduos, as well as diverse bushes associations and herbaceous with 34% endemics. The fauna is characterized by its abundance, diversity and scientific importance of some species. They have been reported more than 50 species of birds, among them tocororos, cartacubas, nightingales and birds carpenters.
Pan Guajaibon Mountain Map
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Pan Guajaibon Mountain is located in Pinar del Rio
Because of the richness, variety and excellent preservation of its flora and fauna, Pinar del Río is called "the garden of Cuba." UNESCO has declared the Guanahacabibes Peninsula and the Rosario Mountain Range biosphere reserves, and the Viñales Valley a world cultural heritage. The land in which the world's best tobacco is grown also offers you wonderful opportunities for scuba diving, hunting, fishing or simply relaxing and tanning at the beach.,
Since the 19th century, Havana residents have been drawn by the natural beauty of Vueltabajo, and they have flocked to Los Portales Cave, to San Diego de los Baños, to receive the benefits of its mineral-medicinal and thermal waters; and to the Viñales Valley, to gaze at its natural beauty.,
Pinar del Río is just 174 km (108 miles) from Havana. A good highway links the two cities. The architecture in its historic center is eclectic, and its low houses in gentle colors, whose porches seem to form an endless gallery, have great charm. On the outskirts of the city, modern buildings break its horizontal lines. ,
When visiting Pinar del Río's provincial capital, be sure to tour the Guayabita del Pinar Distillery, where the drink of the same name is still made by hand, following an age-old recipe; the Guash Palace, the Milanés Theater and the Rumayor Cabaret.,
Quiet, comfortable hotels have been built in some of the most beautiful spots in Pinar del Río, to facilitate your enjoyment of Nature. Cayo Levisa has a delightful, sunny beach, and the province also offer excellent opportunities for scuba diving, hunting and fishing.