Puerto Carreño Travel Guide

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  • El Tuparro National Park.
    El Tuparro National Park.
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    The Blue Laggon.
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Puerto Carreño Things to Do

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    by colombiantraveler Updated Feb 14, 2008

    You can do sport fishing in the Tomo, Tuparro and Orinoco River, trekking and photography. This Park has a large variety of bird species, more or less 320 species that include guans, curassows, screamers, eagles and ducks.

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    • Eco-Tourism

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Puerto Carreño Tourist Traps

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    by colombiantraveler Updated Feb 19, 2008

    You should visit the Maipures and Tuparro torrents, the path around the Maipures place, Blue Lagoon near the Administrative Centre, Pedro Camejo Island, Tomo, Tuparro and Tuparrito rivers and the indigenous communities, Sikuanis, piapocos, puinaves, piaroas, curripacos and cubeos in 16 Indian reserves. (ConsueloGB)

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    • National/State Park

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Puerto Carreño What to Pack

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    by colombiantraveler Updated Mar 4, 2008

    Luggage and bags: Garbage bags, mosquito repellent, sunblock, tennis, lantern, “toldillo”and full equipment for camping. ConsueloGB

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Cotton clothes, sheets, swimming dress, hat.?

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Vaccine against tetanus and yellow fever. First aid kit, disinfectant medicines, antiofidico serum and fungicides.?

    Photo Equipment: A good digital camera.

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Full camping equipment.

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    • National/State Park

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Puerto Carreño Sports & Outdoors

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    by colombiantraveler Written Feb 19, 2008

    The sport fishing is permitted in the Park and is very interesting because exists a large variety of fishes in the Tuparro, Orinoco and Tomo rivers.
    Also you can see the indigenous techniques for fishing. (ConsueloGB)

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Puerto Carreño Favorites

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    by colombiantraveler Written Feb 19, 2008

    Favorite thing: Visit “El Tuparro” National Park is in general terms a meeting with the nature, beautiful landscapes and a large biodiversity where you can find many species in natural conditions, for example , mammals of the savanna include white-tailed deer, giant armadillo, small savanna armadillo, tapir and dog fox. Peccaries, pumas, jaguars and different species of monkeys inhabit the woodlands. Birds include guans, curassows, screamers, eagles and ducks, capybaras, Orinoco crocodile, caiman and turtles are found along the shores of the rivers, which abound with fish including piranha and electric eel. (Consuelo GB)

    Fondest memory: The beatiful landsapes, the small valleys and Orinoco and Tuparro rivers and their streams.( Consuelo GB)

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