Cuchilla El Tablazo, Bogotá

We had been toying with the idea of hiking with a groups since I arrived in Colombia. Organised tours, on the whole tend to be expensive here and can be a little hard to find. So we have tended to hike solo, which is something I would always recommend, but sometimes its not possible and …

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Mirador Aguadora Hike, Usaquen, Bogotá

There are many paths that lead up into the mountains that surround Bogota which were once considered dangerous but are now being opened up and becoming popular with the Rolos (people from Bogota). The trail head for the Mirador Aguadora hike is in Usaquen, which is particularly great as there are a tonne of restaurants …

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Cerró de Monserrate and Cerró de Guadalupe, Bogotá

The most touristy trip up to the mountains in Bogotá is without doubt Cerró de Monserrate, with it's beautiful church. You can hike at certain times of the day or take the cable car or train, depending on which one is operating at the time. And it's easy to see why as it provides beautiful …

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