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Topes de Collantes

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Best excursion ever

So worth every step along the hiking trail. Beautiful mountain top views. The hike itself is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brockville, Canada
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hike and swim

Hiked up the trail (4km one way) to see the waterfall and go swimming. Water was clear, cool and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, Canada
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Sierra de Escambray, Trinidad-Sancti Spiritus, Topes de Collantes 60147, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So worth every step along the hiking trail. Beautiful mountain top views. The hike itself is moderate so be sure to wear proper shoes. And bring hydration. The the caves are stunning and all along the hike you can hear the thunder od the waterfalls.....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 19Kelley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hiked up the trail (4km one way) to see the waterfall and go swimming. Water was clear, cool and beautiful to swim in. Rode in an open air truck. scenery wonderful, view from look out point was amazing. Great tour guides Lousia and Alex. Hike...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank dmjunk3
Reviewed February 2, 2019

Topes de Collantes is a nature reserve park in the Escambray Mountains range in Cuba, a two hours’ drive from Trinidad.. It also refers to the third highest peak in the reserve, where a small settlement and tourist center is located, all sharing the name...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank Ramon E M
Reviewed February 2, 2019

We took a trip which included a visit to a coffee farm, and hiked about 7km in and back through the forest with a guide who pointed out the different flora and birds we passed. The pool was very refreshing. We went in January so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jet618156
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

We got picked up by the guide and our horses from our hotel at the top of Trinidad at 9 and rode through the streets down to the park. From there it’s about an hours ride and we stopped to see them get the sugar...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jonathanblackburn
Reviewed January 14, 2019

The best nature we've ever seen in Cuba, but the park entrance is quite expensive for the tourist which is like a rip-off. But okay if you really want to see something, then you will have to pay. As we haven't much time, we take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ShavyB
Reviewed December 17, 2018

The beautiful green scenery. How would you get to this place without accepting and acknowledging what natural beauty has to offer. This is a favorable place to visit and experience

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Observed1
Reviewed November 30, 2018

What a wonderful trip to see the cascades and beautiful vegetation of the area. It was a 4 km walk down a winding and sometimes slippery trail and across some creeks via a log crossing here and there. Once you arrive at the lagoon and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NewJerseyLuv2travel2
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This park is amazingly beautiful, although as pretty much everything in Cuba... It will be stupidly overpriced. The waterfall you are pretty. Worth the shot if you could include it into your tight schedule. Rent a driver... an negotiate the cost!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank cr995
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We took a trek, transport from Trinidad, had a guide. Nice nature, views. Saw national birds and colibris. Visited farm, with coffee drying and production. Grat coffee. I recommend to visit these hills. Grat views, waterfall at the end, also for swimming.

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank urosdernovsek
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January 30, 2019|
Response from jonathanblackburn | Reviewed this property |
No only heard of horses it’s too much dirt and mud in road for bikes I think
Karen T
January 28, 2019|
Response from Observed1 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, my boyfriend booked everything through a travel agency. We used Bayamo travel agency. Hope this will help!