Camino Real de El Quino
Remote Adventure Amid a Natural Wonder
Available: All year
Best time: December through May
The journey leaves from the Palo Quemao community in Barinas State and we go for five days through the main ecosystems and ecological floors that house the Merida mountain range, from pastures to forests intervened in the Andean-plains piedmont, passing through the forests shading coffee plantations and cloud forests till the open and imposing highlands.
The road reveals to us the incredible biological and landscape richness that these environments offer, besides the unique cultural values. The final destination the picturesque town of Los Nevados located at 2.500 m. altitude. The Sierra Nevada National Park houses a good part of this adventure.
Services & Itinerary
day 1: Mérida - Los Nevados - El Carrizal
day 2: El Carrizal - Boca E'monte
day 3: Boca E'monte - El Quino
day 4: El Quino
day 5: El Quino - La Guada - Barinas
Typical Andean village, Los Nevados, old churches, traditional clay ovens,
The possibility of observing the Gallito de las Sierras (Rupicola peruviana) and the Paují Copete de Piedra.