Cave of Guacharo, North-Eastern Region

With its large limestone walls, Cave of Guacharo provides a home to thousands of oilbirds. The cave extends over 10 km (6.2 mi) long and contains impressive rock formations. Designated as Venezuela's first national monument, the cave is now protected by a surrounding park, with the natural forest ecosystem that the oilbird population depends on. Along with the oilbirds, an additional 366 species of birds call the park home. You can enter the cave with a guide; wear tall, waterproof boots if you have them. Because the oilbirds are nocturnal, only natural light is allowed inside the caves. Put Cave of Guacharo on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our North-Eastern Region driving holiday planner.
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  • A short crossing to everyone is how I would describe my experience in the cave of the area. It is the only cave in visited in my life and the experience is rewarding if you're not who you like adventure and nature do not recommend visiting it since maybe odor, moisture and the animals that inhabit the cave scare you a little. They have to bring some cash to pay for the entrance, boots rental and if like any gratuity for guides, it is really symbolic entrance fee and rental of boots. a beautiful landscape back another 10 times!
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  • The cave is located in a beautiful small town in the East of the country called Caripe. Cross it is a unique experience. From the minute you enter it is pure adrenaline, and know and see wonderful so it may be nature, is incredible. It is a ride that can make both children and adults, if not you temam to darkness. Don't forget to visit it if you have the chance.
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