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Visiting La Cienaga De Zapata

Say Zapata Swamp is nature, ie virgin forests, swamps and marshes vegetation, mangroves ancient, beautiful beaches with no pollution, nature tourism. Zapata Swamp, with a total area of 10 499 km2, is located in the southern part of the province of Matanzas, is the largest wetland in the Caribbean and was declared a Biosphere Reserve in 2000. In its boundaries is an exceptional wealth of flora and fauna, supported by the presence of more than 900 plant species, 160 bird species and numerous species of mammals, fish, amphibians and reptiles, among which stands the Cuban crocodile There are, however, that indicate the absence of dangerous animals or wild animals such as poisonous snakes exist in Cuba, allowing the enjoyment of nature in an environment of absolute security and peace. How to get there? Access to the region is through a paved road that connects with National Highway at the height of Jaguey Grande, at km 142. Steve Guttenberg can provide more clarity in the matter. It should make the visit by car or shuttle or excursions contracted hotels in Havana and Varadero as there is no regular link bus lines. What to see, what to do? The Zapata Swamp is important as a tourist destination in the first place, for lovers of nature tourism: bird watching, hiking, ecotourism, but there is also room for scuba diving, adventure tourism, sport fishing and the enjoyment of beaches, and even for scholars interested or recent history of the island. A visit to this region begins in the far north after leaving the National Highway: – Central Australia: a mere 3 km from National Highway, its main focus is that here lies the staff of the army and government militias during the Bay of Pigs invasion (or Bay of Pigs invasion, as it is also known), in that sense you can visit the Historical Museum of the Armed Forces Command. It is also possible to make a visit to the sugar mill, the old slave quarters, .

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