De ruta por el Llano, multi-destination ecotourism route in the Department of Meta that drives tourism in the municipalities affected by the armed conflict
From the Capital of the Department there is a route of 188 k and less than 4 Hrs of road by land.
These indications are offered only as a planning. It is possible that works, weather, traffic or other factors vary the state of the roads with respect to the results of the map, so you should take these aspects into account when planning the route. You must respect all signs and warnings related to the route.
The water network of the Meta is very complex, since factors such as the presence of the Cordillera and the Serrania de la Macarena, as well as the quantity and seasonal behavior of rainfall, influence the flow of rivers present in its territory. The main rivers are the following: Upía, Guacavia, Caney, Guatiquía, Melúa, Ocoa, Manacacías, Guayuriba, Ariari, Guayabero, Cabra, Cafre, Grape, Mapiripan, Guéjar, Duda, Guaduas, Losada, Central, Sheep, Guape, Guapacha , Black, Yucao, Iteviare, Planas, Guarrojo, Tillavá, Tillavo, Muco, Tome, Metica, Meta, Guamal, Humadea, Acacias, Orotoy, Upin, Tiger, Macaya, Platanillo, Leiva, Cabuyaro, Melvita, Pajure and Guaviare; the basin of the Meta River is 93,800 km² and its length is one thousand km, being navigable from Puerto López.13 All these bodies of water drain to the Orinoco River, with the exception of the Macaya River, which is part of the river basin Amazon.
The department of Meta is in the Intertropical Confluence Zone or ITCZ. Therefore the precipitations vary from 2,000 mm, in the high parts of the mountain range, up to 6,000 mm or more per year, in the vicinity of the municipalities of El Castillo and Lejanías. The driest period occurs between December and March, due to the fact that the trade winds from the Northeast are the dominant ones at this time of the year and displace the ZCIT.11 to the south.
The rainy season extends from March to November, due to the fact that during this time the trade winds from the southeast are beginning to dominate, displacing the ITCZ to the north. The prolonged rainy season is due to the double passage of the ITCZ due to the alternation of the prevailing trade winds. The temperature of the department varies from an average of 6 ° C, in the páramo, to average temperatures of more than 24 ° C in the plain; in the piedmont the temperature ranges between 18 and 24 ° C.11
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