Yumurí Tour in Baracoa Area:
Departing from the historical center, a tour is made to the east to know the local architecture, forts, parks, Miel river legend, the nature and surrounding the city of the largest Cocoa Massif in Cuba, with its whole agro industrial process: Local coconut and other fruit trees. The history of the Banana plantation, the railways, refineries, maritime trade and the sugar mills will be also best known this way. Going on the road a beautiful coastline is found, with many beaches with sand alternating colors, the most known of which are Manglito and Cajuajo. Then a unique natural tunnel called El Paso de Los Alemanes (Trail of the Germans) is reached, from where Yumurí beach is seen, as well as the sigh beyond Maisí distant shores. Visitors will immediately arrive at the Yumurí River Canyon, natural engineering work of art holding an abundant, crystalline river trail, surrounded by the greenest vegetation, shrubs and birds in pure, healthy and quiet environment. A boat ride or trek along the river, or ascent to the Boruga hill are possible in search of their diverse viewpoints to amazing heights for a westward reaching of the Yunque de Baracoa. There is a Ranchón with different food service and river or beach baths at the end of the tour are also by customer’s booking.
Yumurí River Boat Ride:
A 30 km tour for the enjoyment of a unique sight of the northern coast and very attractive natural tunnel known as ¨The pace of the German¨ is necessary before arriving at Ranchón Yumurí, belonging to Gaviota and manager of the ride down the cannon of the Yumurí river, one of the mightiest, and limiting with Maisí. The boat passes through a sand island dividing the flow into two parts, favorable for the relaxation during the stay. Bath time al the river is possible in healthy, peaceful and cozy atmosphere to appreciate and live in a very natural environment, isolated from all civilization, a beautiful hidden wild vegetation and the peculiarities of its flora and fauna, its history and the local banana culture all the beautiful natural lookouts in its ascent on foot or by car to La Boruga hill, exceptional for its slope .An adventure with favored natural sites of scenic splendor allow the taking of pictures during the ride with unique views of Yumurí river Valley.