Topes de Collantes
This paradise of natural beauty, of great botanical and ecological interest, is around 19 km. (12 miles) from Trinidad, and 800 meters (2,625 feet) above sea level, in the heart of the Escambray Mountain Range.
It covers an area of 12,494 hectares and contains many endemic species of flora and fauna. Most of the flora is perennial, because there is plenty of rain. Here, you can see numerous species of orchids, moss, lichens, tree ferns, and pine and eucalyptus forests. In addition, there are many birds and invertebrates. Go out on trails to see the local flora and fauna, swim in natural pools and waterfalls, and explore any of its several caves.