Eco-touristic Park Tatasirire Waterfalls
The Eco-tourist Park, Tatasirire Waterfalls reunites components which facilitate
the entertainment, the relaxation, the recreation, the tourism of low impact,
the sustainable extreme adventure, the ecology (sanctuary and refuge of wild
life: flora and fauna), the preservation of the scenic beauty and the natural
conservation of the biodiversity, resources and the cultures of the region, in
order to guarantee their existence for the present as for the future
generations; as much to enjoy such as the fixation of carbon dioxide, water
absorption and its provision in benefit of the surrounding communities,
generating, also, direct and indirect employment for their habitants
Tatasirire Waterfalls is a different private productive project, with social
sense, designed under the principles of ecotourism and the sustainable
development, which contributes to the rural development. This model can be
replicated, in spite of its uniqueness in its attractions and singular in its
nature, using the principles that gave origin to it, thus creating more
innovating projects. It also allows education and learning by direct bonding
with nature and the native cultures such as the Mayan (Pocomán) and the Xinka;
they coexist with the no indigenous culture (Ladino). All these are called
The Tatasirire Waterfalls Park is a different, unique and singular park. It is
located in the Miramundo Hill (Mountain of La Soledad), within the Rainforest
life zone, the so called Montano-bajo Subtropical area. Specifically located in
the Corona Property, in the small village of Tatasirire, La Toma town
municipality of Jalapa, department of the same name. To the border and
mediations of the route that unites the towns of Jalapa and Mataquescuintla.
Located specifically, between La Toma and Miramundo towns. Its elevation is
2.300 meters over the sea level (frequently cloudy and cold climate).
The Eco-tourist Park is surrounded by several villages (3 to 5 kms.): Miramundo,
La Toma, Guacamaya, La Soledad, El Astillero, and the Hill of Enmedio among
Distances to travel
approximately to arrive to the Park:
18kms. asphalted from the departmental head of Jalapa.
100kms. approx. Asphalt paving from the capital city of Guatemala.
100kms. asphalted from the Border of El Salvador (goes thru Jutiapa, El
For the asphyxia and city stress, one recommends the pure air and the
tranquility of Tatasirire Waterfalls.
- Our office in Guatemala City:
3 Calle 21-21 Zona 15, Vista Hermosa I, Guatemala, Tel/fax (502) 2369-1751
- Physical Address of
Finca La Corona, Caserío Tatasirire, Aldea La Toma, Municipio de Jalapa,
Guatemala, Central America. Tel. (502) 5303-8550
- Information and
Tatasirire Waterfalls is a Park strictly for eco-tourism; ideal for combining
rest with extreme adventure, and education with recreation. The Eco-tourist Park
is one of most quoted for One-day excursions and for camping, it provides with
all the services needed for the comfort of the national and foreign tourist.
As a complement to the Park there are many communities of farmers of Xinka and
Maya (Pocomán) origins, from which the Eco-tourist Park has contracted its
personnel, creating the opportunity to our visitors to know their cultures and
The extension of the Eco-tourist Park: 22.5 mz. It accounts with 2 brooks (the
Pilita and the Manzanal), 6 cascades (1 in Pilita and 5 in the Manzanal), and
more than 10 springs, 4 subsystems of forests (latifolidas, coniferous, mixed,
and the silvipastoril model).
It is located in the Miramundo Hill, in La Toma Town, to 2.300 meters over the
sea level. Its weather is normally cold and frequently cloudy.
Is in this area, where the arboricora lizard named ¨Miramundo¨ inhabits. It is
endemic to the Hill Miramundo. -Abronia meledona, Campbell and Drogie. 1999.
Until now it is only been reported to exist in the Miramundo Hill. This endemic
species can be seen in sunny days at the top of the multicentennial trees of the
Park, reason why its observation is somewhat difficult but not impossible.
The area was declared Private Natural Reserve in 2003 by the National Council of
Protected Areas - CONAP- (Resolution of CONAP 101/2003, Number RNP-145). At the
moment the Association for the Sustainable Development – ADES-is the co
administrator jointly with the CONAP.
From that date it comprises of the Association of Deprived Natural Reserves of
Guatemala and of the Guatemalan System of Protected Areas - SIGAP- of the State
of Guatemala. In this area ecotourism is practice, reason why it is integrated
to the Committee of Tourist Auto assistance- CAT- of Jalapa, organization in
connection with the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism - INGUAT-.
The arrival route is flooded of scenic beauty like its return. Zones of Life
that are identified in the route: Subtropical Dry forest, Subtropical and Very
Humid Rain Forest.
THE ECO-TOURIST PARK TATASIRIRE WATERFALLS, IS ACCESSIBLE ALL YEAR LONG BY ITS
GOOD ROADWAYS, IN ADDITION IT IS ONE OF THE SAFEST PLACES OF THE COUNTRY.
SURROUNDED BY ORGANIZED COMMUNITIES AFFLUENT, THAT CONTROL AND GUARANTEE THE
NONPERMANENCE OF STRANGE AGENTS. IT IS RECOMMENDABLE TO VISIT THE PARK IN THE
RAINY SEASON, IF THE INTENTION IS TO APPRECIATE THE CASCADES IN ITS MAXIMUM
SPLENDOR. IF YOUR VISIT IS FOR ANOTHER REASON THE WEATHER IS NOT OF IMPORTANCE,
NEITHER IS DAY OR AT NIGHT TIME, THE ACTIVITIES ALSO CAN BE MADE AT NIGHT
WITHOUT ANY DIFFICULTY.
At the Eco-tourist Park you will be able to combine rest with extreme adventure:
CANOPYING in centennial forests, above precipices, brooks, lagoons and cascades.
RAPPEL in cascades and on enormous rocks. Giant and extreme SWINGS.
ECOLODGING-under the open sky or under a roof. A PRAYER HOUSE. For special
EVENTS halls. BIRD WATCHING. Diurnal and nocturnal OBSERVATION of fauna and
flora. GUIDED LONG WALKS, during the day and at night (to ¨lucear¨). You can
bring your mountain bicycle or your own horse, the Park counts with a 2.5 kms
track, it is 3 meters wide. There is also a 3 kms long footpath which is a meter
wide, all within the mountain. Tatasirire Waterfalls is located 100kms from the
Capital City of Guatemala and to 100kms of the border with El Salvador.
The park does not become responsible for any forgotten objects and for any
material or human damages that may undergo during your stay.
Galerías de Fotos:
ROUTE TO ARRIVE TO
From the Parque Central (Historical Center) of the City of Guatemala, the Route
to the Atlantic is taken, 56 kms. away you will arrive to the town of Sanarate
in the department of El Progreso, turn to the right here, driving another 45kms.
You will arrive at the departmental head of Jalapa. One kilometer before
arriving to Jalapa, you turn to the right in the asphalted route that leads from
Jalapa to the town of Mataquescuitla, you will drive another 18kms. in order to
arrive at the Eco-tourist Park Tatasirire Waterfalls (all together are 118kms
asphalted, and one in process, before arriving to the Park, which are traveled
in 2:30 hrs approx.). In this passage a Zone of Subtropical Dry Forest Life is
From the Parque Central (Historical Center) of the City of Guatemala, you may
take the Route that goes to El Salvador, reaching the 16.5km you turn to the
left (Turn to Pavón), to go to the village of Amberes, of the Santa Rosa de Lima
Town (26 kms.). Follow your Left, crossing 4kms you will arrive at the municipal
head of Nueva Santa Rosa. Drive another 32kms, and you will arrive at the
entrance of the municipal head of Mataquescuintla, 13kms from Mataquescuintla,
route to the head of Jalapa, you will find the Village La Soledad Grande of the
municipality of Mataquescuintla, 3kms to the Miramundo Village of the
Municipality of Jalapa, and from here 3kms more of driving to arrive at your
destiny The Eco-tourist Park of Tatasirire Waterfalls (all together are 84.5kms
of asphalt paving and 13kms in process, which are traveled in 2:00hr approx.).
In this route Humid and Very Humid Zones of Subtropical Life are crossed.
Croquis de las Rutas:
reserving your packages today
Reserve your packages today at email@example.com or to the Tels. 2369-
We offer the following options free to you:
Fuel for your own vehicle: enough to go and return to the Park.
Bus for tourists: We covered its cost.
Rented vehicle: We pay it.
Meals during your stay: We provide them or we pay for them.
Lodging in Jalapa or the capital city: We pay it.
Camping Equipment: We provide it for you stay or for you to keep.
The Size, amount and quality depend on the number of tourists and the selected
“Nature to the purest” Eco-tourist Park
It combines rest with extreme adventure, and education with recreation.
The Eco-tourist Park of Tatasirire Waterfalls informs all tourists that the park
gives privilege to the native cultures and contributes to the protection and
conservation of the local nature.
during one day); 10 medium swings, 10 giant swings, 2 extreme swings; Pulley on
the marsh (mini-canopy); Long walk and use of all the installation.
PACKAGES FOR ONE DAY
1. Extreme Swings
2. Extreme Swings
/ Canopy ó Rappel
3. Extreme Swings
/ Canopy y Rappel
(permanence during the first day, overnight and the following day); 10 medium
swings, 10 giant swings, 2 extreme swings; Pulley on the marsh (mini-canopy);
Long walk and use of all the installation.
PACKAGES FOR TWO DAYS
4. Camping permit
/ Extreme Swings
5. Camping permit
/ Extreme Swings / Canopy ó Rappel
6. Camping permit
/ Extreme Swings / Canopy y Rappel
Paquetes y Tarifas:
Galerías de fotos
Videos de actividades extremas
A jump made up of two cascades, a cataract integrated by five cascades; 2
rivers: The Pilita and the Manzanal; 10 springs, forest of pines, latifolidas
mixed forest and forest of trees between 100 and 500 years of age.
grounds and areas for bonfires. Kiosk’s, dining room, roofed area with hammocks,
Prayer house, conference Hall, store, pantry, rental store for camping
equipment, we also provide with conferences on the sustainable development and
the ecotourism, etc.