Hato El Cedral is located 3 hours from Barinas Airport in Llanos area. It is a fully working ranch which has been protecting the local landscape and wildlife for over 25 years; with well equipped cabins for guest accommodation. In this incredible stretch of Llanos, El Cedral provides wonderful accommodation, as well as expertly trained English speaking guides, to make your experience in this fascinating reserve all the more spectacular.
Hato El Cedral is a working cattle ranch, with the mission of protecting the spectacular wildlife of the Llanos. Morning and afternoon animal-watching excursions are done by open trucks, boat, or on foot. A true paradise for naturalists, birdwatchers and everybody who wants to discover nature from close up with the guidance of professional maturalist guides. Hato el Cedral is amongst vast savannah plains and wildlife abundant wetlands, where ranches have no fences and animals have no little fear of human presence.
Each of the 25 standard cabins are complete with cooling air conditioning and ceiling fans. All have private bathrooms with running hot and cold water for a nice relaxing shower at the end of a busy day. Cabins are white with pointed red tiling on the roof, shaded by large trees.
Three meals are provided per day, where you can gorge on international cuisine as well as native specialties.
The focus is on the activities where you will further explore the culture and wildlife of the region. The excellent guiding is multilingual and excursions are taken around the property either via boat or a safari style vehicle. Join a river expedition, take a ride on a bull, go fishing for piranha or wildlife or head out on the boat at dusk for an original sunset experience.
Everyone has access to the central swimming pool which is surrounded by seating and sun beds, with the use of shady parasols. The dining room is large and at night you can enjoy the entertainment of a local ‘llanero’ music group, join in with scientific presentations or watch wildlife video projections.
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