Alejandro de Humboldt National Park

Landscape in the national park

The Alejandro de Humboldt National Park is in Eastern Cuba, in the provinces of Holguín and Guantánamo. It's listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Understand

Named after the German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt who explored the area at the turn of the 19th century, the park boasts a particularly rich flora.

Flora and fauna

Animals in the park include the endemic Cuban solenodon, as well as different parrots, lizzards, hummingbirds and hutia.

Get in

The park is located in the easternmost of Cuba, some 30km northeast of Guantanamo city.

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