Located on the edge of the Sierra de Bahoruco National park and within the ENRIQUILLO REGION UNESCO BIOSPHERE, Villa Barrancoli is the base camp for Tody Tours’ excursions to the site above Zapoten , where at 1200+m we look for the special high elevation endemics.
At 400 m and placed in a shady woods, it is usually cooler than the valley below. There are 6 screened cabins with 2 single beds, a bath house with hot water showers, a dining/living room and a kitchen. Dinner may be ordered and will be prepared by the caretaker's family. Other meals for tour participants are usually trail picnics. and supplies for breakfast and lunch should be purchased on the way to camp. Use of the fully equipped kitchen is available.
The RABO DE GATO trail begins here. It is a small micro-habitat along a stream with many large trees and provides a pleasant walk and often an interesting mix of birds.