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Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada

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Address: Entre Carretera Nacional Merida y Barinas, Merida 5101, Venezuela
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Beautiful Scenic Drive

It's a beautiful scenic drive from the city of Merida. We went to Momumento al Perro Nevado, Pico El Aguila, laguna Mukubaji and stopped along the way to take beautiful landscape... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 June 2016
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful scenic drive from the city of Merida. We went to Momumento al Perro Nevado, Pico El Aguila, laguna Mukubaji and stopped along the way to take beautiful landscape shots

Thank Monicsk
Caracas, Venezuela
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

One of the first things i have to say about this place is, bring your coats, the name it's not just for show, although we are undergoing climate complications right now, the cold environment is still there, as well as the possibility of catching the place in a snowing moment, great place for hiking too.

Thank GabrielRDKN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

National Park Sierra Nevada, has a great privilege in Venezuela, it is on the extreme North Andean Range, it means... where the Andes born, so his moderate altitude (The highest is touching 5.000 mts) it allows to have a huge range of possibilities to leave yours deams fly in the meadle of a spetial vegetations that grows from the lower... More 

Thank Alfredo A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

We went canyoning in Merida and it was so fun! Reallt enjoyable for outdoorsy people! The water is at 13 C and the sights are amazing! Not recommended for people who don't exercise or that suffer from hipothermy.

2 Thank Gustavo C
Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

I've done a few day trips in the park, and I would love to go camping there too. If you're not used to the altitude, don't push yourself too much. I lived at sea level before coming here and the first hike was definitely challenging, even on relative flat territory. But the park is stunning! There are a couple of... More 

2 Thank Carolarolyn
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

This was one of the best sierra I went to in South America. The nature and peace is all over you. Try the Arepa Andinas delicious local pasties.

Thank maghnia13
Merida, Venezuela
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

This National Park actually covers a huge portion of Merida and Barinas states. For this reason you will find all kinds of landscapes depending on the area where you enter the altitude that you manage to reach and your personal abilities. So the landscapes cover everything from flatlands, rain and cloud forests, moors, rocky mountain tops, waterfalls, lakes, as well... More 

1 Thank Zamuz
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013 via mobile

Beautiful 2day trip that rides up to the top of Pico Bolivar on mule, then return on foot. A great rustic way to spend time in the natural beauty of Merida.

3 Thank Jon1796
Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2013

we love it. It was very cold, take scarfs with you. And hats. And gloves. It was amazing. Go with your friends and have an amazing trip. Visit the laguna. Drink a hot chocolate. Take cameras. Stop at the pico àguila.

1 Thank Gabypox
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

The whole park is breathtaking with majestic mountains, beautiful waterfalls and interesting plants. It's a great place to hike around or at least drive through. I wish I would have spent more than a day there. But warning if you plan on camping it can get very very cold at night.

3 Thank Vivi_55_C

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