El Nicho Falls Cuba
Take a trip to beautiful water falls in Sierra de Trinidad mountain, and get surrounded by the pure nature.
Located on the way from Cienfeuegos to Trinidad, El Nicho an exuberant compound of waterfalls and pounds and fabulous topography.
El Nicho is located in Grupo Guamuhaya part of Sierra de Trinidad mountainous is the second highest point in Cuba Pico San Juan 1108 m about 46 km from Cienfuegos.
The country's mountainous regions are scattered throughout the island and do not stem from a central mass.
The principal ranges are the Sierra de los Organos in the west.
The Sierra de Trinidad in central part of the island and Sierra Maestra at southeast.
At the mountains of El Nicho you can hike through the caves, water fall bathing and track the mountain's exotic flora and fauna. Those interested in another kind of wildlife can go bird-watching in a protected sanctuary. The Tocororo lives in this mountain region, Cuban national bird, with beautiful, showy colors.
Its feathers reproduce the colors of the national ensign. Originally called guatini by the aborigines, Tocororo was chosen as Cuba's national bird for two main reasons:
the symbolism of its beautiful feathers and its resistance to captivity and stunning study of purple, red, black and white it's easy to find one in the mountain forest.
To get there from Cienfuegos you must rent a jeep. The roads are rough in the mountains, "Havanatur" offers jeeps for rent, cost about $CUC 85 per day, you can rent a car in Canada before your trip for less, or go on organize trip by "Rumbos" in Cienfuegos, Mini bus will pick you up at any location in the city, 8 AM and return to the same place, cost for one day trip to falls is $CUC 30.
On the way to the Sierra de Trinidad mountainous, visit plantation. Working plantations still exist, produce some of the island's major exports, mango , bananas, coffee and citrus fruits. Tours of the plantations include lessons on the life cycle of the banana plant and coffee production.