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Los Llanos

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Los Llanos is the vast plains region covering much of central and southwestern Venezuela.

Los Llanos, Venezuela

Regions[edit]

Map of Los Llanos (Venezuela)
  Apure
  Cojedes
  Guárico
  Barinas
  Portuguesa

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Other destinations[edit]

Understand[edit]

Venezuela's Llanos is sparsely populated, mostly by tough farmers and cowboys living off the region's main activity, extensive cattle-ranching.

Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Amazing wildlife including anacondas, the ubiquitous capybaras and caimans, hundreds of bird species, and the much rarer jaguars and anteaters. This is also the last stronghold of the Orinoco Crocodile.
  • Stunning flat landscapes.

Do[edit]

  • Go on a plains safari from at one of the ranches in the region.
  • Dance to joropo - the traditional Llanos music.

Eat[edit]

  • Chiguire, or capybara, meat.
  • Venezuela's best beef

Sleep[edit]

Budget[edit]

Mid-range[edit]

Splurge[edit]

Drink[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

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