Ecotourism Activities


• Cucurito or Attalea Path (Maipures): It is a guided trail over rocky outcrop. Length: 2,5km Duration 1 hour 20 minutes Level of difficulty: Medium-high • Administrative Center´s Bird Watching Trail: It is a guided trail over rocky outcrop. Length: 2,5km Duration: 1 hour Level of difficulty: Low • Flood Forest trail: It is a guided trail over rocky outcrop. Length: 3 km Duration 1 ½ hours Level of difficulty: Medium-high

Cultural Heritage Observation

In the protected area has been identified the presence of seminomadic indigenous groups who belong to the Guahíbo linguistic family of the ethnic groups Sikuani-Cuiba and Amorua; nearby the influence area of the Park the indigenous groups Curripacos and Puinaves can also be found. These groups are located in the Carestía or Pedro Camejo Island, situated in Venezuelan territory in front of the Visitors’ Center Maipures, and the indigenous group Cachicamo close to Garcitas community.

Fauna and flora observation

The Parque Nacional Natural El Tuparro is the perfect place for those interested in fauna and flora. In the area have been registered 74 mammal species, among others: 5 species of primates, 112 bird species, jaguar, puma, and tapir, 17 reptile species (turtles, savannah caiman, and serpents), 26 fish species (manta ray, chucha and arawana).

Research and Environmental Education

The exuberant nature of the protected area and its level of preservation make Park El Tuparro the ideal place for performing scientific research. In addition, as well as in the other ecotouristic parks, activities of environmental education take place, either organized by educational institutions that use the area as a lively classroom or, by the staff members of the park, who give a brief explanation to the visitors regarding the Parque Nacional Natural El Tuparro as a protected area; about its objectives of conservation, services and ecotouristic activities.

Photography and video

The scenic beauties of the Parque Nacional Natural El Tuparro are the perfect place for this activity. However, it is necessary to clarify that if the photos or videos have commercial or publication purposes you must have a prior permission from Parques Nacionales.