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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How to hike the Camino del Indio from Bogotá’s Cerros to La Calera with the stunning Emblase de San Rafael backdrop

Camino del Indio follows a path that the indigenous peoples of the Bogotá Savannah used to traverse that leads down through the evergreen mountain forests, east of Bogotá, to La Calera. It's a stunning and short hike that takes you above the Emblase de San Rafael, the reservoir which is the lifeblood of Bogotá, which …

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Enjoy the natural wonders of the high Andean Cloud Forest at Cuchilla El Tablazo, Bogotá

Cuchilla El Tabazo is considered the jewel in the crown of the Western Bogotà Savannah. Rising to 3500 metres high it serves as a natural wall the height of the cliff stops the clouds from the warmer climates in the regions below surrounding the palmero and forest in fog. This creates a mysterious landscape that …

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