Los Yungas are subtropical valleys located in the foothills of the Cordillera of Andes, in the department of La Paz. It has a semi-tropical climate and exuberant vegetation. It is characterized by being a humid and cloudy area with heavy rainfalls. It is ideal for growing coffee, citrus, sugar cane and coca. This area houses a great deal of natural richness of flora and fauna and its landscape is a mixture of wooded slopes, cliffs, rivers, and waterfalls.