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Chingaza National Park Tour Hiking the Mountain of Water

Hike through the famous and beautiful Chingaza national park in Colombia with a local naturalist and experience all the sights and sounds that are only available in this park!

USD $211.00

Per Person


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Chingaza National Park Tour Hiking the Mountain of Water

 

Highlights

  • Walk through Chingaza, one of the most impressive natural parks of Colombia with a local naturalist

Description

Located at a high altitude of 3400, Chingaza is one of the most beautiful natural parks in Colombia.The area of Chingaza constantly has clouds which are being condensed and streams that run from the glaciers. This national park is an absolute must for all nature lovers.

There are a network of hiking trails that are available to all travelers to experience the park in different ways. On this hike you will be able to see a high diversity of flora and fauna and the park is also host to over 186 species of birds and land mammals such as deers, Andean bears and small felines.

Take a chance now and join a local guide in experiencing the beautiful Chingaza.

Duration

6 hours

Itinerary

Our trip starts at 7:00 am from your hotel in Bogotá. Our driver and English speaking  guide (optional, see inclusions for details) will meet you at your hotel and we will start a 1.5 hour drive towards the east of the Capital. In the half of the way, we will make a stop at La Calera, and have a taste of the nationally acclaimedarepas boyasenses with tinto (our softer version of Americano). After clearing the national park entrance permit (all arranged in advanced by DestinoBogota) you will be introduced to the local guide who will be with you along the hike. The guides are native of this region and have a deep knowledge of flora and fauna, will point at most interesting aspects of the rout and will tell you anecdotes related to the native cultures and traditional farming communities of the area.

The hike lasts about 3 hours and riches a lagoon called Laguna de Buitrago. After the hike, we will return to the cabin and have a comforting agua de panela (hot drink made with sugar cane jaggery). Here you will have the chance of using toilets and change to warm and dry cloths and shoes (yes, bring a spare change of cloths because the chances of getting wet are very high).

After having a close contact with nature’s water Factory, our guide and driver will bring you back to your hotel or any other point of the city just in time for lunchtime.

What’s Included

  • Private transport from and to your hotels
  • English speaking guide (optional)
  • Local Guide for the hike
  • Permit paperwork and entrance fees to the national park
  • All mentioned snacks and beverages (without lunch)

What to Bring

  • Rain jacket
  • Hiking shoes
  • Change of clothes

Important Notes

  • Departure time: 7:00 am
  • Please make the reservation in advance as a permit must be requested to enter the park
  • Availability depends on the parks capacity for the day
  • Overnight camping trips are also available

Map

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Chingaza National Park, Cundinamarca, Colombia

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Chingaza National Park, Cundinamarca, Colombia 4.677047, -73.897871

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After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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