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Los Llanos (Venezuela)

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Los Llanos (Venezuela)

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Los Llanos is the vast plains region covering much of central and southwestern Venezuela.

Los Llanos, Venezuela



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Venezuela's Llanos is sparsely populated, mostly by tough farmers and cowboys living off the region's main activity, extensive cattle-ranching.


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  • Amazing wildlife including anacondas, the ubiquitous capybaras and caimans, hundreds of bird species, and the much rarer jaguars and anteaters. This is also the last stronghold of the Orinoco Crocodile.
  • Stunning flat landscapes.

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  • Go on a plains safari from at one of the ranches in the region.
  • Dance to joropo - the traditional Llanos music.

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  • Chiguire, or capybara, meat.
  • Venezuela's best beef

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  • Hato La Fe, At km 51 of the Calabozo-San Fernando de Apure national highway, right at the entrance to the town of Corozopando, Guarico state, +58 (414) 3254188, +58 (414) 468874 (), [1].  edit
  • Posada Doña Bárbara, On the San Silvestre-San Rafael de Canaguá road in Barinas state, 60 minutes from the state capital., Reservations: 0251 269-2304, 260-1200. Posada: 0273 552-3208, [2].  edit
  • Hato el Frío, (180km west of San Fernando), 0240 8083662, 0416 5409420 (), [3]. An excellent ranch and biological station  edit
  • Hato El Cedral, Near Mantecal, in the lower Llanos of Apure (A 3-hour drive from San Fernando, head towards Mantecal/Elorza. After passing through Mantecal take a left to Elorza and the ranch entrance is 15 mins down on the left), 0212 7818995 (), [4].  edit
  • Hato Piñero, In the central Llanos, southwestern Cojedes, 0212 991-8935, 991-0079 (), [5].  edit
  • Hato Araguaquén, in Cunaviche.  edit


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