Plan a day trip to Parque Ecológico Matarredonda, Bogotá

Parque Ecológico Matarredonda is a páramo situated right on Bogotá's doorstep. Less than an hours travel by bus you are transported into a different world far away from the pollution and noise of the bustling metropolis. The park is very accessible with well marked and maintained trails taking you through the unique páramo landscape, around …

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Hiking the Quebrada la Vija in the Cerros Orientales, Bogotá

Set in the Cerros Orientales, the mountains to the east of Bogotá, the great thing about Quebrada La Vieja is that it is 4 hikes in one. The hikes are short, well maintained, not too challenging and at the end you get a stunning view of Bogotá as your reward. Best of all they are …

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How to hike to Laguna de Iguaque and Mirador El Santo from Villa de Leyva

The Sacred Laguna de Iguaque (Lake Iguaque) is a high altitude Andean lake surrounded by stunning páramo. The Muiscas, the indigenous peoples from the region, believed that humanity originated from the lake when the Goddess Bachué who appeared from the lake with a baby in her arms. The 14 kilometre hike starts in the green …

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