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el triunfo chiapas

el triunfo chiapas

is a biosphere reserve located in the mountains of the Sierra Madre de Chiapas, the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico. Was established on March 13, 1990, in an area of ​​119,177 hectares.

Located in the transition zone between the Nearctic and Neotropical biogeographical regions, mountains of the Sierra Madre de Chiapas varieties capture the northern and southernmost of many species of flora and fauna.

The reserve protects some of the latest extensions that still exist in Central American cloud forest and tropical evergreen forests of the Pacific coast and is literally the last refuge for dozens of rare, endemic and endangered species, including birds such as the resplendent quetzal, the blue tanager (Tangara cabanisi), the horned (Horned Guan), the green tucansillo (Aulacorhynchus prasinus) and mammals such as tapir, puma and the spider monkey. The reserve is recorded 378 birds, 55 reptiles, 112 mammals and more than 2,000 species of flowering plants.

The temperature fluctuates between 12 º C and 18 º C.

It is accessed by the route Tuxtla Gutierrez, Angel Albino Corzo.

Biosphere Reserve El Triunfo (REBITRI), located in the Sierra Madre de Chiapas, an area of ​​119.177 hectares, protects one of the last major remnants of cloud forest.Contains 47% of animal species recorded for Chiapas (24% of the species in the country).

From Mapastepec, on a dirt road that leads to Paval (15 miles) and then along a path that requires physical fitness, you can access the reservation El Triunfo. Humidity, low temperatures, lush evergreen vegetation and an abundance of ferns, vines and moss, are some characteristics of the forest of fog, almost unreal scenario leaves are always leaking because of the clouds that touch the ground. Prominent among the plants, the extraordinarily beautiful tree ferns and among animals, the peacock and the quetzal. Peacock found only in some very high peaks of the Sierra Madre de Chiapas or Guatemala neighboring mountains.

In the upper semi-hot humid with abundant summer rains, and in the lower, warm humid with abundant rainfall in summer.

This book covers the regions Frailesca, Soconusco and Istmo-Costa, in the municipalities of Villa Corzo, Mapastepec, Pijijiapan, Siltepec, Acacoyagua, La Concordia and Montecristo de Guerrero ..

Getting there
In the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez Angel Albino Corzo is 159 kms, via Suchiapa, state highway no. 157; later, you drive 41 kms. dirt over to the camp of the reservation.

What to do?
Flora and fauna, hiking, bird watching

Travel Tips
You can visit during the seasons of spring and winter primarily, but we suggest applying for a permit to the National Commission of Protected Natural Areas (CONANP) before scheduling a trip to the reservation.
Is recommended regional map, flashlight, light clothing, sweatshirt, comfortable hiking shoes, binoculars and a bird guide.
It is advisable to be in good physical condition, since there are paths where you walk more than 2 hours or traveling on horseback.

National Commission of Protected Natural Areas (CONANP)
Mr. Roberto Escalante Lopez, Director
(01 961) 61 4 69 37 / 61 1 39 75 Ext 103, 121 and 124

Before visiting this haven of nature, you must obtain permission from the Ministry of Social Development (SEDESOL). Within the protected area there are three camps with huts, they found reported by a radio system.

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