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Sumapaz Páramo Hike Tour

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Duration

8 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour

Guaranteed departure

Languages

Eng-Spa

Overview

Sumapaz Páramo Tour: We have designed this tour for avid hikers like you who want to see the natural side of Colombia. On this full-day hiking tour through the Andean Páramo landscape of Sumapaz National Park.  Near Bogotá, you will hike along peaceful yet challenging trails to explore the park’s Sumapaz Páramo ecosystem with its watersheds, unusual plants, and hardy animals, and finish a remarkable tour enjoying a home-cooked lunch and food shopping at a local market.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hassle-free escape from the city to Sumapaz Paramo
  • Special guided trek through the largest Andean moorland
  • Brief lesson on Chibcha indigenous’ myths and History
  • Understanding the importance of moorlands preservation
  • Local homecooked lunch

Description

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Description

The Andean Páramos are unique to the region, and Sumapaz Páramo is by far the largest of its kind in the world. So why not join us in this hike tour and see this UNIQUE ecosystem for yourself? Trek the muddy trails and marvel at the amazing sights!

This Sumapaz Páramo hike tour will start when our guide and our driver pick you up at the hotel and take you to the Sumapaz region. It will be a ride up and heights will be between 3,500 and 4,000 MSLA (13.000 feet approximately).

So, before starting the hike to Sumapaz Páramo properly, you’ll need an energy boost. You’ll be invited to share a snack at our special páramo guide’s home. Then, come to the local market and pick from the local produce market what you’ll like to have for lunch. It will be cooked by our guide’s family while we venture into the Sumapaz Páramo.

Once all set, adventure will begin. You will start walking up through the slopes of this 178 thousand hectares’ páramo. Learn the environmental importance of this rare ecosystem and its amazing flora will. Sumapaz Páramo is the most important water source in the region and a biodiversity hotspot like no other.

Then, the guide will tell you about the indigenous traditions that were practiced before colonization. You will understand the need of preserving the Páramos for the stability of the region and the social and political challenges it has faced.

After hiking for some hours and mesmerizing at the water wells and the misty landscape, you will be able to rest your weary feet and enjoy a homecooked meal in the Sumapaz Páramo, and when fully rested, we’ll head back to Bogotá and to your hotel.

Don’ even try missing out this natural wonder. We guarantee you it will be breathtaking in all senses.

Included/Excluded

  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Local moorlands guide
  • Lunch
  • Entry to Sumapaz
  • Guided hike inside the Natural Park
  • All risk insurance
  • Breakfast
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Extra purchases

Recommendations

🟡 Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

🟡 If you have a layover in Bogotá, please select the airport as a pick-up point for the layover tour

🟡 Bring comfortable waterproof hiking footwear and a cane if you need it

🟡 Bring comfortable clothes for hiking and don’t forget a jacket. Weather tends to be cold.

🟡 The activity happens to be at a considerable height (between 3,500 and 4,000 MASL – over than 13.000 feet). Please mind telling the guide or noting on the booking if there is any health condition our team should know of

🟡 Don’t forget your camera

🟡 Keep hydrating constantly and use sunscreen. It doesn’t matter if it’s cold.
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