El Ávila National Park Half-Day Jeep Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Caracas
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

On this guided half-day tour of El vila National Park, you'll ride ina 4x4 off-road vehicle as you admire breathtaking views of Caracas, tastelocal products along the way, and appreciate the Humboldt Hotels magnificent architecture.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Get off the beaten track in a 4x4

Know More about this tour

El vila National Park, in north-centralVenezuela, occupies a 200,000-acremountain regionthat ranges in height from120 meters to just over 2 meters. After 9am pickup from your Caracas hotel, you'll be driven to the highest point in thepark,where you'll be able to walk and take ingorgeous views that contrast with the hustle and bustle of the capital. From atopEl vila, you'll be able to see Caracas on one side and the Caribbean Seaon the other.

At vila Peak, you'll also visit a village known as Galipan, with acommunity of some 2,500 inhabitants known as Galipaneros. The town's name comes from the formernative peoples who once lived here, called the Galipa. Foundedmore than 200 years ago by the first settlers from the Canary Islands, Galipanhas a church, school and plaza all built into the side of a mountain. To reachthe village, you'll take a 4x4 rideupa completely paved path, and will find kiosks en route that are attended by local people selling regional products such as fruit (strawberries, peaches, etc), marmalade, butter cookies and flowers.

In addition, you'll see the Sanctuary of the Virginof Galipan. You can also take a fork in the road that will lead you to San Jos de Galipn and San Isidro de Galipn. Finally, you'll visitthe Humboldt Hotel, which opened in 1956 and remainsone of the architectural jewels of the city, built by the Venezuelan architect Toms Sanabria.

Inclusions

Driver/guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund