Caburni Waterfall Areas of Natural Interest, Trinidad. Cuba
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- Escambray Mountain, Sancti Spiritus. Cuba
- Destination: Trinidad
- Open: Daily
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The waterfalls from a height 60 meters to an equally fed puddle for diverse springs that unite its coolness to the green charm of pines, eucalyptuses, coffee plantations and arborescent ferns that await the walker.
To the Caburní waterfall you arrives after a journey of 2 500 meters for the path Vegas Grandes y Caburni Park where it is appreciable the endemismo of the vegetable and animal species, valleys of extraordinary beauty and slopes of up to 45 grades, it waterfall is the distinctive symbol of the Escambray Trinitario.
Mapa de Caburni Waterfall
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Caburni Waterfall is located in Trinidad
As if it were stagnant in time, Trinidad gives the visitor the extraordinary charms of a vivacious museum-city embedded between the sea and the mountain. Trinidad comprises an area of 1 165Km2 and it is located to the center-south of Cuba, facing the Caribbean Sea, in the mountainous skirts of Guamuahaya or Escambray Mountains, belonging to the province of Sancti Spíritus. You can get there by roads that connect it with the rest of the country, and it has an airport for small and medium size airplanes.
Proclaimed World Heritage by UNESCO in 1988, the old Villa de la Santísima Trinidad founded in the 16th century shows togeher with its multiple architectural values, a wealth of traditions and cultures where Hispanic and African traits are combined. A culture of craftsmanship and ceramics has been transmitted notably from generation to generation. In this area the gentle atmosphere of small cities reigns, where the creative capacity and their residents' wisdom have contributed to preserve from the past their most important values.
Together with historical and cultural values of the territory, the attractiveness of the mountainous Escambray area, its beaches and the beauties of its sea bottoms, as well as its people's hospitality, are the particular features of this city. Trinidad is one of those cities that invites you to travel all around them. Its museums, squares and stone-paved streets make it possible to go back in time. Once in the territory you are invited to know the symbolic Manaca- Iznaga Tower, from where you can see the Valley of the Sugar Mills; Ancón and María Aguilar beaches, Caburní Waterfall, the Cave of the Skulls and Zaza Lake, host of periodic trout fishing tournaments. To visit its nearby keys among which Key Blanco of Casilda stands out are of great interest for those who are keen in the art of deep diving.
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Caburni Falls, at about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) is the most popular hike through coffee plantations, traditional farmers houses, and cliffs to end in Caburni river which falls from a 62 metres (203 ft) rock wall into a series of ponds.
“not the biggest waterfall I've seen, but a nice hike getting there ”
The casa we stayed at booked the trip for us and we got a ride up to the entrance. It was a nice hike getting to the waterfall, but I expected it to be bigger, but the water was nice and refreshing.
“I expected so much more... ”
We booked the tour via the casa we stayed in and got a ride to the entrance of the parc where you have to pay to get to the waterfall. This tour was recommended to us from our host as the most beautiful tour to a waterfall that is in this area. Therefore my expectations were really high, what might... More
I thought it would be easy 600 meters downhill was no problem, but up again is heavy.....be sure you have a good condition. It is worth it however, please take water with you and of course good shoes and swimming stuff, once there you want to refresh in the pool.Take your time also.
“Jump in. ”
The hike is is around 45 minutes if you're relatively fit. It's not a hard route but the humidity does get to you. The waterfall is not impressive if you've been to Yosemite but still marvelous. Once you get to the waterfall's pool downstream, jump in! Do not hesitate. The cold water can work wonders on your tired muscles after... More
“Long hike up and down - be in shape ”
This is not really an organized tourist attraction. It is a mountain where you walk free and at your own advice/risk. The walk to the waterfall is long, and you better reserve lot of time, energy and reserves for it, especially water to drink. I was here with my wife, and enjoyed the long walk although one should be mindful... More
This was a beautiful place and well worth the walk in the heat. Was fabulous to cool down after hiking down. It took about 30 mins to walk down and 45 back up. Take plenty of water. The water is cold but very refreshing.
“"Great site" ”
Organized my girlfriend and I'm a idea of hiking with some friends we met at the house of music trinity,we had rather a pleasant climate,beautiful nature and the jump is amazing we swam the water was very rich as not to leave that site.
“Nice nature ”
One hour walking through the bush, swimming underneath a waterfall and one hour walking back. Splendid experience
“One of the best things of our holiday ”
A hard hike, but then you've got something. The way to the waterfall goes all the way down, adventurous through the forest. When you got really frustating then there is the beautiful pool. On pictures it doesn't seem that nice, but when you're there it's heaven! The way back is hard, we walked about 2 hours, it's steep. But it... More
“Salto del Caburní- worth it! ”
A taxi from Tinidad costs 25 CUC (return and he waits for you at the . Way down to the waterfall was easy and nice. The swimming area is nice and very fresh/cool in summer. The way back is harsh, be prepared and bring lots of water.
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