Cubarral is a Colombian municipality located at the Meta department and that borders with Venezuela. Its economy is based mainly in tourism and agriculture and livestock sectors, with more than 2500 heads of cattle and diverse types of crops, launching the effort nowadays in organic cultivation, due to its importance on the last years. Among the tourist attractions the Catholic Temple stands out and was declared cultural heritage of the municipality due to its architectural beauty. You can also visit the Parque Nacional Natural Sumapaz, where you can go through routes and admire the natural brilliance of the rivers, lagoons, mountain ranges and find places to taste a variety of typical dishes or camp closeby. The gastronomy of Meta includes dishes as marmona or beef seasoned on the plain way with marinate meat and served with yucca or potato (it's your choice); other dishes you should taste are sancocho de cachicamo, de gumarra o de pato pelon and cachama asada or fried trout, which will be a delight for the palates. In July you can participate on the Festas San Pedrinas, with cavalcades, bullfights, handicrafts exhibitions, competitions and much more. There is also a competition of joropo (typical dance of the region) called El Cubarro de Oro, in couples, all over Colombia and even people from Venezuela comes to compete. In Cubarras you can practice adventure sports as mountain ciclying, paragliding or canoeing, besides ecological routes or camping. If you look for amusement, Cubarral it's the perfect destination for you.
Travel tips for Cubarral
If you have planned to move around the regions in Colombia, you might be asked to have the yellow fever vaccine. Other vaccines that you should consider -in case you travel to the jungle- are the tetanus vaccine and the hepatitis A/B.The electric current kind used in Colombia is 110-volt AC (110 V), with a frequence of 60 Hz. We recommend you to have a plug adapter if you travel to places that use other voltage to avoid that the electronic devices suffer a short-circuit and don't work.