We have designed this trip 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 páramo ecosystem with its watersheds, unusual plants, and hardy animals, and finish a remarkable day enjoying a home-cooked lunch and food shopping at a local market.
The Andean moorlands 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 hiking tour and see this unique ecosystem for yourself? Trek the muddy trails and marvel at the amazing sights!
This full-day adventure tour to Sumapaz páramo will starts 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 moorland properly, you’ll need an energy boost. You’ll be invited to share a local breakfast at our special moorlands 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 moorlands.
Once all set, the 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 moorland 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 moorlands for the stability of the region and the social and political challenges it has faced.
After walking 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 moorland. 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.
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