Macuira National Natural Park

Macuira National Natural Park

Panoramic view of the Aleewolu Sand Dune

Fotografia: Yamith Quintana

Macuira National Natural Park

Fotografia: Yamith Quintana

Macuira National Natural Park

Macuira National Natural Park

Macuira Natioal Natural Park

Aleewolu Sand Dune

Fotografia: Yamith Quintana

Macuira National Natural Park-2013_(17)

Ipanalu Siapana rock paintings

Fotografia: Park's photo archive

Macuira National Natural Park

Puerto Estrella sand dunes

Fotografia: Robinson Galindo

Macuira National Natural Park

Puerto Estrella sand dunes

Fotografia: Yamith Quintana

Macuira National Natural Park

Uluipanairuku waterfall

Fotografia: Yamith Quintana

Macuira National Natural Park

Kajashiwou pond

Fotografia: Yamith Quintana

Kajashiwou pond

Fotografia: Yamith Quintana

Macuira National Natural Park

Puerto Estrella sand dunes

Fotografia: Robinson Galindo

Macuira National Natural Park

Wayuu handcrafted hammocks

Fotografia: Yamith Quintana

Macuira National Natural Park

Mekiijanou Creek

Fotografia: Yamith Quintana

General Description

Macuira National Natural Park appears as an oasis in the midst of the semi-desert area of the Alta Guajira and it is one of the few mountain elevations in the zone. Additionally, it has a unique ecosystem of bird biodiversity for which it deserves the designation of Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA).

Especial recommendations

  • Access to the cloud elfin forest is restricted.
  • Be vaccinated against yellow fever 10 days before the planned date of your trip and carry your immunization records.
  • We recommend you always travel with a local guide.
  • We also recommend you do not travel alone on the dirt roads since each year they are modified by the streams, marshes and ponds created during rainy season.
  • It is a good idea to contact local indigenous authorities at Nazareth or neighboring settlements to explain to them the purpose of the trip and to hire a guide.
  • A Venezuelan visa is necessary if you wish to travel through the Venezuelan route.

Mapa del Parque