San Jose de Guaviare
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San Jose de Guaviare - Guaviare

The town of San Jose de Guaviare, is the capital of the Guaviare department, and is located in the north near the limits with Meta department.
It has an altitude of 200 mts and an average temperature of 26C.
The town of San Jose de Guaviare, is also known as the “Entrance to the Jungle”, because of the change in landscape from the flat plains of the Orinoquia region into the humid forests that are typical in the Amazon region, to which it belongs.

Alongs its territory flow the rivers of Guaviare, Guayabero and Inirida. Part of its territory belongs to the Chiribiquete Natural National Park, and the Nukak Natural Reserve. It is also home to the indigenous reserves of Guayabero, Sikuani and Tucano.

Its main economical activities are agriculture, fishing and cattle, as well as being home to a great number of coca plantations, which the Natonal Government is trying to erradicate and substitute.

Tourist Attractions:

Chiribiquete National Natural Park

Nukak Natural Reserve

Rupestrian paintings in the San Jose and Lindosa hills.

Sabana de La Fuga

Bathing areas of Villa Luz and Agua Bonita

Nowen’s Gate: bridge over the Guaviare river, connecting the city with the Meta department.

Its natural bridges

Hot springs

The pink dolphins living in the many lakes and rivers.

The stone city

Its flora and fauna

Las Colonias Festival

La Tonina Festival

Access:
By air: There is an airport for small aircrafts.

By land: There is a good road connecting the department with Villavicencio, capital of Meta department, 215 kms away.

By water: taking advantage of the Guaviare river, it is linked with the Meta department and other regions in the Guaviare department.

Reccomendation: In order to enjoy its great beauty safely, visitors should be vaccinated against yellow fever and TETANO, it is also recommended to take SUERO ANTIOFIDICO POLIVALENTE with you.

WELCOME TO SAN JOSE DE GUAVIARE, EXPLORE AND ENJOY ITS BEAUTY AND HELP US CONSERVE IT.

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