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Trekking the El Cocuy Mountain Range provided by Uncharted Colombia Adventure Travel Company

Trekking the El Cocuy Mountain Range

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Overview
Sierra Nevada del Cocuy is a mountain trekker's dream located in the easternmost Colombian Andes. The highest areas of the range are perennially snow-capped and are a striking contrast of glaciers and sheer rock faces. Amidst the clouds, glacier melt feeds sapphire blue lakes with the purest water. Peculiar plants abound, species that can thrive only at high altitude in the tropics. Below its glaciers and moraines El Cocuy is a lush paradise that is home to spectacled bears, foxes and Andean condors. This adventure takes you to the most spectacular areas of El Cocuy and gives you a south to north tour of the mountain range. You will see El Cocuy's most impressive peaks and trek on the park's most scenic trails. You will see rich valleys full of exotic plants and streaked by streams and waterfalls; its barren but beautiful moraines that are dotted by glacial lakes; and its towering mountains, covered in ice and snow and considered sacred by the indigenous people of the area.
Itinerary
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6 stops
Day 1
The town of El Cocuy
Day 2
Lagunillas
Day 3
Laguna Grande de la Sierra
Day 4
The Ritacubas
Day 5
Back to Bogota
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Important Information
Departure Point
Terminal de Transporte, Bogota, Colombia
Duration
5 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - El Cocuy National Park
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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By: Uncharted Colombia Adventure Travel Company
CameliaLica
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Amazing trip to Colombia, perfectly organized by Uncharted!
I highly recommend Uncharted to anyone who wants to experience beautiful and colourful Colombia. It's impossible to
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Andrew H
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Amazing trek across the highlands of Colombia
Uncharted arranged an absolutely perfect 5 day trek for me on the Santa Isabel glacier and across the highlands in
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43tasneema
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Professional, friendly. Quality tours.
Really good. I used them in the Philippines as well. They are professional and friendly from the start. You know
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Jodie0
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Fantastic adventure tour of Colombia
We choose Uncharted Colombia because we had previously travelled with them to the Philippines and had an incredible
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Key Details
  • El Cocuy Mountain, El Cocuy National Park, and 3 more
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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