TUNARI NATIONAL PARK
The Tunari National Park was created and declared National Park on March 30, 1962. The peak of the Tunari is located at 5,200 msnm is the highest of the mountain range of the same name and is one of the most representative natural tourist attractions of the city Of Cochabamba.
The Tunari National Park is located 4 km from the center of Cochabamba, where you can enjoy great moments of recreation and relaxation, especially for those who come to meet nature. The park offers the possibility of enjoying nature, practicing ecotourism, adventure tourism and landscaping since from its skirts you can appreciate this beautiful city.
On the southern slope of the area there are pine and eucalyptus forests implanted, this contributes to stabilize the slopes of the torrent zones and also to maintain the environmental balance of the valleys. To date, more than 30 species of mammals, 163 species of birds, 2 species of reptiles and 2 species of amphibians have been recorded. It has natural and artificial forests of diverse species and mainly some typical of the mountain range. It is the habitat of condors, llamas, alpacas, vizcachas and Andean geese.
The Tunari mountain range borders much of the central and lower valleys of Cochabamba. The natural resources that exist in the area and their proper management form a balance in this area and provide an excellent space for the practice of eco tourism, which offers much to explore, discover and know for those people willing to integrate into nature. One of the many biological values of the area and its most relevant aspect is its condition as a source of water resources, surface and underground that benefits the valleys of Cochabamba.
Walks in nature, ecotourism, adventure tourism and landscaping.
HOW TO GET
Public urban transport, on asphalt road.
Location : City of Cochabamba.
Height : 2,400 at 2,950 masl
Distances : 4 km. From the city center (15 minutes).
Average visit time: 4 hours.