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Topes de Collantes

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Sierra de Escambray, Trinidad-Sancti Spiritus, Topes de Collantes 60147, Cuba
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Breath taking

Very beautiful scenery amazingly smart tour guide. Just be careful while we were there a woman from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mome2boyz
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Matheson, Canada
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Best hiking in Cuba

Only place we found where you can hike without a guide. The walk between the hikes are a little bit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tobias H
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“natural pool” (12 reviews)
“santa clara” (9 reviews)
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Sierra de Escambray, Trinidad-Sancti Spiritus, Topes de Collantes 60147, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful scenery amazingly smart tour guide. Just be careful while we were there a woman from another tour group fell on the rocky path breaking her leg and the only way out was to be carried by other park workers. They splinted her leg...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only place we found where you can hike without a guide. The walk between the hikes are a little bit far but the rewards when doing them are worth it all. Magical waterfalls with natural swimming pools where you can drive in. Get there early...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to do some challenging day hike in the park and we book a trip with Gaviota (just opposite Cuba Tour). It is true we were told it would be just two of us and the guide and we ended with another couple but...More

Thank Barbora M
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The signposting is a catastrophe, be sure to take a map along! We hiked to the Las Vegas waterfall and it was breathtaking! Not too many tourists either. The place is kept very natural (hence maybe the bad signposting). Next we hiked through the Jardin...More

Thank Katrin R
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We had a guided tour that included a moderate hike, swimming in the river at the base of a waterfall, and a surprisingly good lunch. The park tour is amazing and worth every dollar or CUC!!!

1  Thank danny i
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

If you want to see Cuban nature but don´t want to travel to very remote places, this one is for you. Take a taxi to the entrance of the natural park and go for a 3 hrs long trekking. First you descend for 1 -...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Forget about all you can read on the internet and watched in videos... It's better, this is a quiet place located 800 m over the sea level in the top of one of the highest mountains in Cuba, where you can here the birds sing...More

Thank Carlos M
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We stayed at a local hotel and spent a few hours walking the trail. The views are incredible, the waterfalls are stunning. Would highly recommend making the journey to visit this absolute gem. The plants and wildlife there really add to a great way to...More

Thank Jon P
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Salto del Caburní is an unspoiled Natural Park,highly recommended for nature lovers!!! There it is possible to see rge Cuban National Bird,tge Tocororo(Trogon family) even in this sesson of the year. So,don't miss it if you are nearby of Trinidad!!!

2  Thank GioTrinidad
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

WELL worth the walk, and wish we could have stayed in the big white hotel longer and looked round its rehabilitation facilities

1  Thank BC_Island_Folks
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mrsbowes
1 March 2018|
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Response from BC_Island_Folks | Reviewed this property |
Water safe trainers are fine, be prepared for mud, the walk to the hike needs to have supportive shoes, trainers fine for that, a nice swim in the plunge pool near the end, sturdy watershoes were ok for the hike when we were... More
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Mpls_Susan
20 January 2018|
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Response from Carlos M | Reviewed this property |
From Trinidad, you should talk with the locals, they’ll help you. Also the national bus station is a good starting point. If any local can help you there are buses for the people who lives in topes and work in Trinidad... More
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Kathleen r
26 December 2017|
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Response from BC_Island_Folks | Reviewed this property |
Sounds like a planned time, hope you have time to enjoy the real Cuban experience we enjoy, their people. Yes we have done the catamaran tours from Varadero, motoring out to Cayo Blanco, twice now, likely never a third time... More
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