CHICHIRIVICHE - FALCON STATE- VENEZUELA

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" The Place where you can find out the Pleasure and Rest. "

The National Park Morrocoy
     The National Park Morrocoy, is located in the costal region center - north of Venezuela, in the well- know area like Golfo Triste (Sad Gulf) between Tucacas and Chichiriviche in Falcón state

     Morrocoy is an excellent option just 4 hours of Caracas, if you thinks to stay in Chichiriviche, we recommended you to reserve with time ; since for high season as much hotels as the inns are very demanded.

     The variety of marine species that live within the park is really limitless. Its population of birds is represented for ducks of green wings, gannets, herons, flamencos. Towards the area of the Chichiriviche Hill araguatos monkeys live, foxes crab sellers, rabipelados, lapas and deer..

     In the area excursions guided by specialized personnel to the Keys of the National Park Morrocoy, where we can find the most crystalline in venezuela said by expert after of Los Roques Beaches.

     In the place también courses of Diving with all the necessary services and permiss can be done so like like the rent and sell of equippment: Regulators, BCD (Chalecos), accessory Lead Suits, Tanks, belts , Masks, Snorkels, and more accessories of diving.

     In order to cross all the park boats exist that offer a nice trip by the different keys from the National Park the most visited keys are: Muerto (Died), Sal (salt), Pelón, Varadero, Peraza, Sombrero (Hat), Borracho.

Ecosystems protected and naturals attractives amazing
     Semi-deciduos Forests, herbazales coasts, coastal xerófilos arbustales, costal manglares, coralline reefs and marine prairies of fanerógamas. Important refuge of birds and Fish.

Fauna
     Diversity of marine birds like pelicanos(Pelecanus occidentalis), flamencos (Phoenicopterus ruber), corocoro red and with (Eudocimus ruber y E. albus), tijereta of sea (Fragata magnificens), herons and gulls. More of 50 species of migratory birds. Extensive coralline reef formation with diversity of species of fish, marine invertebrates and seaweed. Dolphins, marine turtles and caiman of the coast (Crocodylus acutus); presents. In yhe Chichiriviche Hill: deer matacán (American Mazama) and caramerudo (Odocoileus virginianus), cunaguaro (Felis pardalis), araguato monkey (Alouatta seniculus).

Flora
     In the zone of manglares Rhizophora predominates red mangle (Rhizophora mangle), although also we can find black mangle (Avicennia nitida), the wihte (Laguncularia racemosa) and botoncillo (Conocarpus erectus). In the keys the vegetation is very little: grass of glass (Salicornia fruticosa), beach bell(Sesuvium portulacastrum), saladiIlo (Batis maritima), uvero of beach (Coccoloba uvifera). In the forest semi-deciduo the naked Indian (Bursera simaruba) and the Oak (Platymiscium diadelphum). Endemic species: Justicia falconensis, Aspilia falconensis, Phthirusa maritima y Pitcairnia steyermarkii.