Mucuposada Los Alcaravanes
Agua Blanca – Calderas, Barinas region

General information

Classification : nature and ethnoculture
Main attractions: Coffee plantations, humid forests, cobblestone paths, rural communities
Starting and arrival point: Mucuposada Los Alcaravanes
Mucuposada altitud: 1510 m
Type of excursion: hiking and/or horse riding
Lenght: 3,9 km
Duration: 1/2 day
Difficulty: easy
Effort:easy
Maximum altitude: 1200 m

 

 

From past to present

You will discover Agua Blanca area from the past and present. We will leave the Mucuposada and we will go down by the Camino Real de los Andes already used by the prehispanic populations, through coffee plantations. You will meet a rural family, discover the way little coffe producers live, their culture and music and you will taste their aromatic coffee. We will have lunch in Las Monjas, contemplating the scenery of Calderas. You will be able to observe the difference between past and present in this rural area where coffee producers live at the foot of the Andean mountains.

 

 

Recommendations

Use appropriate and waterproof shoes for excursions
Put a waterproof poncho, mineral water, cereal bars and your personal belongings in a small backpack You can use a hiking stick
Watch your kids closely
Do not forget your camera!

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