The Limones-Tuabaquey Ecological Reserve is the north of Camagüey county (Cuba), in Sierra of Cubitas, with diverse attractiveness for national and foreigner tourists that they want to be in contact with the nature, to learn of the history villager and to photograph unforgettable moments. Under the apparent tranquility that is breathed when retracing the routes traced for the traveler, it boils, now with more force, the life inside the Limones-Tuabaquey Ecological Reserve, rescuing for the heritage camagüeyan and of the nation, one of the places privileged by the surprising hand of the nature.
In Cuba existent several Protected Areas, among those that it is the Limones-Tuabaquey Ecological Reserve that shows this category since 2010. it is practiced trekking with several journeys in this reserve, the most popular is the visit at the Hole of Bonet, 300 diameter meters and 99 of depth, originated by the collapse of the roof of a cavern room, in the moment of the rising of the calcareous forest, full with legends on their formation, ferns that end up surpassing the height of a human and microscopic and varied mushrooms.
Others of the attractiveness for the nature tourism are the Paso de los Paredones, narrow path, escorted by vertical walls of calcareous rocks 50 meters high, it opens up of the own mountain range of about two kilometers long and with paths high walls, almost so white as the marble. Place for where they trafficked Cuban rebel troops from Nuevitas, Minas and other near towns toward the village of Santa María of the Puerto Príncipe, today Camagüey in the XIX century.
Also, it possesses the ceremonial caves of Matías, The Mercedes, the cave María Teresa, with discovered aboriginal pictography the same as those of other caverns of the place, before the famous paintings of the Spanish Cave of Altamira. The cave Pichardo; the cavern of Beto Ramírez and the cavern The Lechuza, considered paleontological places.
In the gallery forests and semidesiduo mesófilo always green, they live more than 400 plants superiors of more than 300 families; and they find refuge 17 endemic birds as the Tocororo and the bird carpenter; having this ecological reserve 10 percent of the endemic flora.
The torcaza of lived neck, coming from Bahamas that it decided to make definitive nest in the district when finding favorable conditions, to augment the inventory of 67 species of birds with which counts at the moment Limones – Tuabaquey. The Tocororo, the Cartacuba, the Jutía conga, Santa María snake, and even the peculiar Mancaperro, sink to the fauna that multiplies in the surroundings of the Hole of Bonet and the Paso de los Paredones under the protection that it is offered you in the area, taken care zealously for 20 forest ranger.
With information of Ecured and Gestour.
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