5-Day Safari Tour to Altagracia

The Altagracia village (Trinidad - Casanare) has a unique natural wealth, which will allow you to get to know the llanera biodiversity and its traditional culture in depth, as well as the conservation projects that are being carried out there. As a result of the exuberance of its ecosystems and the commitment of the local community, in the Altagracia Natural Reserves (RNSC) you will have the chance to get up close to the typical fauna of the plains, especially the Big 5 (BIG FIVE) that live there: The Jaguar (The largest feline in America), the Giant Anteater (the largest species of Anteater in the world), the Anaconda (one of the longest and largest snakes in the world), the Giant Otter (the largest Otter in the planet), and the Capibara or Chigüiro (the largest and heaviest rodent in the world). Don't miss out on enjoying this unique opportunity in Colombia!

per adult from

$1,422

AUD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Travel assistance insurance.
    • Contribution to conservation programs of the Cunaguaro Foundation.
    • Stay for 4 nights
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Activities, drinks and food not indicated in the plan.
    • Bilingual guide

  • Day 1: Yopal - Altagracia // Welcome at Ecolodge Buenaventura

    Stop At: Trinidad, Trinidad, Casanare Department
    We will receive you at the indicated place or at the "El Alcaraván" airport in the capital El Yopal, (we recommend that you take the first flight in the morning). Our staff will welcome you, who will take you in 4x4 trucks to a typical restaurant in the city for a delicious breakfast. Before departure, there will be a space to visit the Florentino hat factory, make a purchase, withdraw money or others. We will leave for Altagracia from Yopal by paved road to the municipality of Trinidad (2 hours), then we will continue by unpaved road to Hato San Joaquín (1 hour), where we will have lunch.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Trinidad, Trinidad, Casanare Department
    Once lunch is taken, the path will continue along highways that cross immense savannahs (3 hours approx.), With beautiful landscapes and wildlife easily observed on the road. They will arrive at the Altagracia sidewalk, exactly at the Buenaventura Nature Reserve and Ecolodge in the middle of the afternoon. There, its inhabitants will welcome them, make the respective entry registry and present an introductory talk. In the afternoon you will rest from the trip contemplating the beautiful view and landscape that the Ecolodge has, the great diversity of fauna and flora in the surroundings of the house will allow you to immediately enjoy our Llanero Safari. When night falls, dinner will be taken, a space will open to learn about the family and its history.
    Break.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation service in rural sectors, with rooms in double accommodation with private bathrooms, spacious and comfortable.

    Day 2: Llanero Safari // San Andrés y Lagunazo Reserve

    Stop At: Trinidad, Trinidad, Casanare Department
    On the plain it dawns very early and the fauna is very active during the early morning; According to the preferences of our visitors, you can start observation and photography from the early hours of the morning, with the sighting of birds and the search for the anteater in the area near the house. They will have breakfast and head by truck to the RNSC San Andrés, exactly one of its lagoons, where they will contemplate the view of this beautiful place and await the arrival of the giant otters, which usually fish in the morning in that place; at the same time they will look for other emblematic species of our llanero safari such as the great anaconda. At the end of the morning, you will go to a new reserve called El Lagunazo, there you will rest and have lunch.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Trinidad, Trinidad, Casanare Department
    In the afternoon they will visit the majestic Altagracia lagoon, through walking or canoeing tours, enjoying an immense amount of birds that normally gather in this season in this wetland, as well as large flocks of chigüiros and deer. At the end of the afternoon, you can contemplate one of the best sunsets in the plains, where the colors of the sky combine with the beautiful landscape, adorned by the moriche palms typical of this place. This evening we will have a great surprise and it will be the perfect time to chat with the locals and learn about their culture. They will have dinner and head towards the Ecolodge at night, at which time they will take advantage of the opportunity to light the way in the savanna and spot some animals with nocturnal habits.
    Break.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation service in rural sectors, with rooms in double accommodation with private bathrooms, spacious and comfortable.

    Day 3: Llanero Safari // Ecological Walk

    Stop At: Trinidad, Trinidad, Casanare Department
    The day will start with a snack, they will go walking to visit the wooded areas of the RNSC Buenaventura, they will enjoy the sunrise from there, looking for traces of large mammals and many species of birds typical of this area. They will contemplate ecosystems of floodplain savanna, morichales and forests. Around 9 am, breakfast will wait for you in a wonderful place of the reserve. Observation tours will continue along its wooded trails. They will return to the Ecolodge for lunch.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Trinidad, Trinidad, Casanare Department
    In the afternoon, you will visit one of the rivers in the area, called Caño Yatea, its forests harbor a great diversity of fauna, its waters have a great wealth of fish. During the tour the different species of interest will be searched.
    At the end of the day, you will return to the Ecolodge, where you will be welcomed with a delicious dinner by the light of a bonfire, a space in which you will share with your owners and listen to plain stories of myths and legends.
    Break.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation service in rural sectors, with rooms in double accommodation with private bathrooms, spacious and comfortable.

    Day 4: Altagracia Reserves - Yopal // Return by 4x4 Truck

    Stop At: Trinidad, Trinidad, Casanare Department
    You will start the day with a delicious breakfast and then you will go on tours of the trails of the reserve, the morning will allow you to appreciate the landscape with ease and get all the luggage ready for departure. Then they will have lunch.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Trinidad, Trinidad, Casanare Department
    Once lunch is finished, you will depart from Altagracia to the city of Yopal, where you will arrive at the selected hotel, once comfortable you will have dinner.
    Break.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: It can be in: Cabañas Las Cumbres, Hotel Campestre Villa Lizeth, Hotel Camoruco, Hotel Estelar, Hampton, GHL and HolidayInn.

    Day 5: Farewell // End of the trip in the Plains

    Stop At: Yopal, Yopal, Casanare Department
    Breakfast and transfer to the airport or agreed place.
    End of the trip in the plains.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Cl. 20 #28-6, Yopal, Casanare, Colombia
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • El Yopal Airport, Yopal Colombia
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/1/2020 - 11/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Comply with the biosafety protocols during the tourist operation. Report any abnormal situation symptoms that appear to the personnel related to the tourist operation, so that the corresponding measures are taken. Make appropriate use of the personal protection elements.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Cunaguaro Travel

Activity ID: V-269133P1

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