In the region of the central plains, near the galleries of El Baúl.
* How to get there
By land it is 370 km. from Caracas. In the route toward San Carlos,
via Tinaco, take the road toward El Baúl and follow the sign in the
of Barbasco, some 22 km. more. By small plane, in a trip of 1 hour to
private landing strip of the ranch.
This flora and fauna refuge is especially conditioned for the
visitors. Offering a unique experience to get to know and enjoy the
varied landscapes of the plains. It limits north with the El Baúl
whose rocks originated 400 million years ago. Here, the majesty of the
Vene-zuelan plains is lived to the fullest, characterized by flat,
lands, with its hills, plains, deciduous forests, gallery forests,
brooks, lagoons, and outcroppings of moriche palm all this surrounded
the Portuguesa, Cojedes, Chirgua and El Pao Rivers. It's an ideal
fishing lovers, bird watchers and nature lovers. Scientists also have
place in Piñero, counting, since the 80's, with a Biological Station
supports Scientific Research and Environmental Education. For more
45 years, the owners of Hato Piñero have combined the cattle keeping
activities with the preservation of the environment in its 80.000 ha.,
then, hunting has been forbidden and wild animals show a sense of
not usually seen in most of the natural parks, allowing the
different species from an extraordinarily close distance. It is clear
man can coexist with nature in an atmosphere of respect and rational
utilisation of the resources. In a fauna inventory made in 1990, the
existence of 342 species of birds, 50 mammals, 42 reptiles 104 fish,
amphibians was proved. And there is still more to discover! Everything
you want to see in flora and fauna is here. A priviledged place which
must for nature and adventure lovers. Price includes lodging, 3 meals,
bar (national beverages), 2 excursions with a bilingual, specialized
horseback-riding or boat rides, besides being able to enjoy the
ranching methods of the plains. Air and land transportation is
Obligatory deposit of 20Tlf. when you make the reservations and the
remaining 80Tlf. 15 days prior to arrival. Reservations needed.
Bring light clothing for the heat of the day and some protection from
coolness at night. Have on hand non-aerosol protection against insects
which appear in certain hours of the afternoon, hat or cap, sun
pairs of shoes, binoculars, photographic equipment.
A pretty colonial house constructed with materials such as sun-dried
and wood, with 8 double rooms, 1 triple, 1 quadruple, and 1 VIP. All
fans and private baths. Excellent Venezuelan food is served here. In
you can enjoy yourself while your needs are satisfied by a warm and
qualified local personnel.
Tinaquillo, Hato San Antonio.
* How to get there
By road to the northern limit of Tinaquillo. Then take the road of
Located on the top of a hill with a beautiful view of the artificial
Daily activities typical of farm production. Available for meetings,
seminars, retreats, etc., outside the school vacation season, only by
previous reservation and for groups of at least 25 people.
Ropa fresca, zapatos de goma, suéter o chaqueta, traje de baño,
gorra, impermeable, repelente de mosquitos, etc.
Cool clothing, sneakers, sweater or jacket, bathing suit, hat or cap,
raincoat, mosquito repellent, etc.
Rustic camp with capacity for lodging up to 86 children in rooms with
bunk-beds. Spacious living room with couches, comfortable easy-chairs
panoramic windows through which you may watch the lagoon and the
landscape. Dining room with view to the forest, extensive green areas,
tennis, pool, horses, boats and other activities.