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A few hours outside of Havana, your Cuban guide can introduce you to an amazing island filled with wonders for the nature lover. The bee hummingbird "Zun-Zun" is the smallest hummingbird in the world, and they live in the Cienaga de Zapata Swamp, approximately two hours south of Havana. This area is a birdwatcher’s paradise. This is a birdwatcher's paradise. You can also visit a crocodile farm, and in Las Salinas Wildlife Sanctuary, there are hundreds of flamingos! The Soroa Orchid Botanical Gardens are one hour west of Havana, and this floral paradise has over 650 varieties of orchids and 20,000 plants. Three hours west of Havana is Viñales, with its rich red soil that produces the best tobacco, lush mogotes (limestone formations), and local farms. It is the perfect place to visit with the locals and commune with nature.

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