Join me in welcoming the day with a morning stretch at the trailhead, where we will also go over the general plan for the hike, discuss some of the flora and fauna we may see, review Leave No Trace principles, and go over safety topics. Accompanied by the song of birds we will hike through high Andean forest, coniferous forest, and or páramo, gaining between 400 and 800 meters in elevation until we reach incredible vista points where we will stop to rest and take pictures. Depending on the hike you chose, our final destination may be a peak, a lake, or a waterfall. Along the way, we will stop to take breaks and talk about the treasures of this megadiverse country. After our hike we will gather for a post-hike stretch and will leave ample opportunity to stop and try local food treats. The length of the hike will vary between 2 and 5 hours depending on the trail that you choose but the experience will be a day-long adventure where we will leave the metropolitan area of Bogotá to explore the adjacent páramo ecosystem or the Bogotá Sabana, home of the famous Laguna de Guatavita, responsible for the legend of El Dorado.
I'm an environmental engineer and a passionate outdoorsman that has traveled the world exploring hidden trails. After living in Auckland, New Zealand and in California, USA I am excited to be back in my native Bogotá to share its hidden natural treasures with the world! I have worked as a park ranger for the Colombian National Parks and have lead groups at summer camps. I regularly enjoy rock climbing, mountain biking, and paragliding, and my daily routine includes hugging trees during my morning hike.
Feel free to share your preference and I will do my best to accommodate!
Transportation will be provided for day-long adventures outside of Bogotá.
Outside of Bogotá we will explore ancient trails that overlook enchanted towns like Guatavita, Choachí, or Suesca and will lead us to mystical lakes, waterfalls, or rock walls. After the hike we can stop at roadside stops to try local food treats.
最多可有4位年满8周岁的参与者参加。 Guests should be in good physical condition and be acclimated to Bogotá´s high elevation. It is recommended that guests spend at least 24hrs in Bogotá before performing strenuous physical activity such as hiking.
Comfortable hiking shoes
Once you decide you would like to explore the enchanted mountains around Bogotá, I will be in touch with you to choose the trail of your preference and decide the itinerary that best suits your plans.
Day-Long Hike In Enchanted Mountains