lodging
dining
activities
rent-a-car
maps
photo gallery
site map
contact us
  andes coast amazon galapagos islands
about ecuador
travel in ecuador
business in ecuador
living in ecuador
itineraries
about us
ecuador links
Ecuador
History
Government
Economy
Society
Geology
Climate
Ecology
Regions
National parks
Culture
Maps
ecuador
 
national parks
 NATIONAL PARKS & PROTECTED AREAS [COAST]
   BOSQUE PROTECTOR CERRO BLANCO
About 15 km [nine miles] west of Guayaquil on the main road, the Bosque Protector Cerro Blanco, is a private reserve set up and run by the local cement works and the Fundacion Pro-Bosque. The small reserve protects some 3,500 [8,645 acres] of tropical dry forest, home to over 200 bird species and plenty of mammals such as howler monkeys, kinkajous and jaguars. Contact Fundacion Pro-Bosque tel.: [042] 416975 or 417004, Edificio Promocentro, Cuenca and Eloy Alfaro, in Guayaquil, for more information about the park and guided tours.

The reserve is open daily from 8:30 am till 4:30 pm. The admission fee is: US$5.00* for adults and US $2.00* for children and students, per day and, if you would like to spend the night is another US$4.00*.
To see the animals at the rescue centre is an extra US$2.00* admission fee.

*Prices are approximate.

|Article contributed by Dominic Hamilton|||
HOME | ECUADOR | TRAVEL | BUSINESS | LIVING | ITINERARIES | HIP   
   copyright © hipecuador.com
   all rights reserved
terms & conditions | privacy policy | news | search | faq/help | contacts  
Advanced search :: 
 
 
Go BACKGo TOP
created by cafe design