The small village of Soroa is 90 km from Havana, in the Sierra del Rosario, declared a Biosphere Reserve. It will take you ~ 1 hour drive to reach this little paradise. The cool and humid climate favored the development of lush vegetation. The region is home to many endemic species, including the famous Tocororo, the national bird of Cuba.
Group taxis, which leave from Havana for Viñales do not stop at Soroa, so you will have to take a private taxi to make a stopover. For our excursions, we work with professional taxis, do not hesitate to contact us for more information.
It will take you a good 3 hours to visit the three activities below;
A botanical garden gathering a vast collection of orchids and various plants.
On site you will find a small bar to refresh you by tasting very good natural juices.
3cuc entry fee / To use your additional 1cuc more.
Schedule: daily from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
La Cascada Soroa
A small concrete path and some stairs in the forest, will bring you to a pretty small waterfall of 22 meters high. At the bottom of the waterfall, small natural pools have formed, so it is possible to swim. (Photos taken in the dry season, April, the flow of the waterfall was well reduced).
The stairs are quite exhausting but the landscape worth the effort.
Price of entry 3cuc
Schedule: daily from 9am to 4pm.
A walk of 2 km, in the mountains, through the lush vegetation will allow you to access the viewpoint, from where you will have a breathtaking view of the surroundings. Allow a good hour for the round trip, (time depends on the pace of walking).
Soroa is a recommended destination for bird watching.
Consult our prices to get there or contact us for any additional information.
(Prices and schedules March 2019)