Discover the Flora and Fauna of Tayrona Park

The Tayrona National Natural Park is a unique place in Colombia and in the world, since its vast territory is born on the slopes of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and is divided into 12,000 hectares of land and 3,000 hectares of sea.

The terrestrial ecosystems found in the Tayrona National Natural Park are: dry forests, thorny scrublands, humid forests and cloud forests.

Characteristics of Tayrona Park

This beautiful natural space comprised between mountains, indigenous settlements, ecological trails and beaches located along the Caribbean Sea, as a result of its natural beauty, historical and cultural value, this natural park has become a popular tourist destination for people from all over the world.

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The climate in Tayrona Park

The climate of Tayrona Natural Park is based on the tropical dry forest and tropical rain forest biomes. The soil is warm, with an average annual temperature of 28 ° C, a seasonal rainfall pattern, with a dry season from December to April and a wetter but intermittent period from May to November.

Flora of Tayrona Park

The flora growing in Tayrona National Park is divided into two different ecosystems, tropical dry forest and tropical rain forest.

These ecosystems produce mountains with thick vegetation to dry climate shrubs and trees.

Fauna of Tayrona Park

The Tayrona National Natural Park is home to hundreds of animal species that roam freely, taking into account that due to its large occupation many of these animals hide due to human presence.

There are some of these animals in Tayrona National Park that are dangerous and should not be encountered, such as the different types of snakes, caimans and jaguars.

Why visit the National Natural Park?

Because it is a magical place full of energy. It has the wildest and most beautiful landscapes you can find. Besides, you can make it an even more special experience if you decide to spend the night in the park.

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