guided hike

Nature walk, Organic farm, Eco-station

Nature walk, Organic farm, Eco-station

Duration:7.5 hours total
Includes:1 meal and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

We are Cuban scientists and guides who work at the eco-station of the Sierra del Rosario Reserve. We grew up in the region, and are passionate about protecting the Sierra del Rosario area and teaching others about ecological responsibility. We’re also experts on Cuban wildlife, and will share our perspective as scientists working in the conservation field.
IOI Abroad
IOI Abroad
IOI Abroad
IOI Abroad

About Intercultural Outreach Initiative

IOI is a US-based non-profit that runs outreach projects with local partners to address pressing conservation and education needs. Our initiative at the Sierra del Rosario Reserve in Cuba supports research in forest and freshwater ecology and programming in environmental education and sustainable agriculture.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Intercultural Outreach Initiative. .

What we’ll do

We will show you the natural world of Northwest Cuba on this educational journey. Our day starts with an easy hike through the lush forests of the Sierra del Rosario Mountains, a designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve (The length of the hike will depend on your physical ability). Here we will see a diverse selection flora and fauna, including species found only in Cuba. We will then visit an old…

What else you should know

To ensure safety, punctuality, and fair pricing, we will organize a mandatory private roundtrip transport from Havana to Las Terrazas for an additional 120 CUC total, split among everyone in the car

What I’ll provide

Homemade lunch
We will provide an organic spread of typical Cuban cuisine.
Private taxi
We will arrange transportation for an additional cost of 120 CUC roundtrip for the entire car.

What to bring

Hiking shoes or sturdy walking shoes
Bottled water (enough for the day!)
Insect repellent
Sunscreen
Camera
Binoculars (optional)
Lightweight long pants for bug protection
Lightweight long sleeve shirt for bug and sun protection
Raincoat or umbrella (if raining)
Snacks (optional)

IOI Abroad
guided hikesocial impact
$89 per person
$89 per person