Snow at the tropic

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The magical realism is present in this place, being the largest glacier mass in the tropics, with 25 snowy peaks and 306,000 hectares, the El Cocuy National Natural Park makes its way into the eastern mountain range. Witness the imposing landscapes and thermal floors of the Andes with the company of experts that will guide you step by step through this glacial path, come and live an experience one of a kind.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Paraíso Travels

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 We leave Bogotá

Stop At: Bogota

10:00 pm. We pick you up at your hotel or accommodation place in Bogotá and depart to the state of Boyacá on a journey of approximately 9 hours with several road breaks.

Duration: 9 hour

Day 2 Arrival to El Cocuy

Stop At:

8:00 am. Arrival to the municipality of El Cocuy, breakfast, Check-in at the Hotel and time for rest. 1:00 pm. Lunch 2:00 p.m. Registration at the National Natural Parks of Colombia. Talk and recommendations to enter to El Cocuy National Natural Park 3:00 pm. City tour. We will tour the urban area of El Cocuy learning about the history, architecture, and economy of the locals. 4:30 pm. Purchase of food for lunch the next day at the snowy. 5:30 pm. Back to the hotel. Free time.

Duration: 24 hour

Day 3 We begin the climb

Stop At: Sierra Nevada del Cocuy

4:00 a.m. Breakfast and departure to the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy 5:30 am. Trekking, hiking, and ascent. Walking the points of: -Valle de the Frailejones -Cave of the man -Rabbit's passage -The Big lagoon of the sierra -Sighting of the Peaks ''Sugar Bread'', ''Pulpit of the Devil'', ''Concave and concavito'', ''Peak Portals'' and ''Ritak'uwa'' 5.00 p.m Return to the municipality of El Cocuy

Duration: 24 hour

Day 4 Come back to Bogotá

Stop At:

9:00 am. Breakfast and Check-out 10:00 a.m. Natural hot spring pool in Guicán de la Sierra 11:00 a.m. Return to Bogotá 2:00 p.m. Time for lunch on the road 8:00 pm. Return to your hotel or place of accommodation in Bogotá.

Duration: 12 hour
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