From Mayari take a side road to the south, towards Santiago de Cuba, and drive in to the hills of Altiplanicie the Nipe
In this hills are many Cuban pine (Pinus cubensis, a endemic tree), and more than a hundred plants found only in Cuba
This rainy area is a botanical treasure, since the eighties is watched from a station of the Academy of Sciences
They also care about protecting the decimated number of rare animals
Here you will find the Orchid Garden "Orquideario"
A hummingbird in the flower of a mango tree