Considered by some to be the jewel of South America, Colombia is a colourful and energetic country with stunning and bustling cities like Bogotá, Medellín, Cali or Cartagena, beautiful coastal beaches, and impressive mountain ranges such as the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and the Tayrona National Park. Colombia will be sure to please any tourist with its variety of activities and diverse landscapes where one can take in green valleys, golden beaches, snow-capped mountains, and colonial architecture all in the same trip.
NEVADO DEL RUIZ
The highest volcano in Colombia, Nevado del Ruiz (5,300m) can be climbed in a day. This "sleeping lion" volcano violently erupted in 1985. This climb can be combined with overnight camps at Paramillo de Cisnes and Laguno Otún to make it a multi-day trek.
The highest peak of Cordillera Oriental and one of the most beautiful mountains in Colombia, Ritacuba Blanco (5,410m) is a thrilling climb that can be done using different routes depending on skill level. It is also called Ritak'uwa, an ancient name from the U'wa indigenous people that live in the lowlands of the National Park Sierra Nevada del Cocuy y Güicán.
Immerse yourself in Colombia's lush landscape on a day hike that takes you through verdant valleys featuring rivers and lakes or even charming colonial towns along the way. Some day hike options include Estrella de Agua, Cocora Valley,or Nevado Santa Isabel.
Looking for a longer hike to really immerse yourself in the beautiful natural surroundings that Colombia has to offer? The Lost City Trek, located in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, gives you an opportunity to see the diversity of fauna and flora in the area, as well as the chance to interact with the indigenous communities that inhabit it. Another multi-day trek option is the El Cocuy National Park Trek.
Customized Mountaineering Trips
Home to the second highest coastal mountain range in the world - the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta - Colombia offers some exciting mountaineering options that can be customized to suit your needs and schedule. Some mountaineering options include Nevado del Tolima and Nevado del Huila.
Customized Climbing Trips
Colombia boasts several fantastic areas for rock climbing that has seen an increase in popularity in recent years. Let us help you to build a fun and memorable itinerary so that you can focus on honing your rock climbing skills. Areas for rock climbing include Suesca, Macheta, El Peñol de Guatapé (Medellin), La Peña de Abejorral (Antioquia), and La Mojarra (Mesa de Los Santos).