The Sierra Nevada del Cocuy in Colombia is a hikers dream. It comprises a total area of 306,000 hectares (756,000+ acres) and is located near the border of Venezuela shared by the departments of Boyaca, Casanare and Arauca. This remote corner of Colombia stretches for more than 18 miles and boasts 23 snow covered peaks surrounded by waterfalls, glacial lakes and streams, highland vegetation, moors, rocky outscapes and valleys as well as native fauna that includes such animals as the spectacled bear, tapirs, eagles, Andean Condors and deer. Colombia has 56 national parks in all, but the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy stands out as one of the most rugged and pristine destinations in the entire country, attracting more and more visitors each year as the word gets out about this premier travel destination.

There are many similarities to other great national parks including Yellowstone and Glacier National Park

The desolate territory of the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy is made up of a neotropical ecosystem known as a páramo. Most páramo is found in the upper parts of the northern Andes, roughly between 11° north and 4.5° south latitude. In fact, more than 57% of all páramo exists in Colombia with the largest in the world known as Sumapaz existing  just outside of Bogota. The highest peak is known as Ritacuba Blanco. It is 17,487 feet and is located in the eastern section of the park. Other mountain peaks in the park include Ritacuba Negro, Puntiagudo, Sirara, Cóncavo, San Pablines Norte, San Pablines Sur, Pan de Azúcar, Concavito, El Púlpito del Diablo, El Castillo, Picos sin nombre, Picacho, Diamante, Toti and Portales. The Sierra Nevada del Cocuy has the largest glacier coverage in Colombia and contains the largest snow-mass in South America north of Ecuador. This snow-mass makes up approximately 3% of the 756,000 acres.

How to get to the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy in Colombia

Adidas presenta | presenta Ultraboost Adidas Laceless | ddcd348 -

From Bogota, you will need to travel north on the Autopista Norte (North Highway) until you reach the town of Duitama located in the department of Boyacá 240 kilometers away. From there you will continue to travel north toward the towns of Santa Rosa de Viterbo, Cerinza, Belén, Susacón, and Soatá.

Adidas presenta | presenta Ultraboost Adidas Laceless | ddcd348


Jardin, Colombia | Garden of Eden

The small town of Jardin is one of the most beautiful pueblos in all of Colombia and has remained virtually unchanged for more than a century. Located approximately 4 hours to the south of Medellin if traveling by car, it sits in the southernmost stretches of the department of Antioquia. The pueblo is famous in Colombia for its preserved and colonial appearance as well as […]

Adidas presenta | presenta Ultraboost Adidas Laceless | ddcd348 Read the full article →
El Cabo San Juan Beach | Parque Tayrona, Colombia

El Cabo San Juan or Cape San Juan in English is a beautiful beach area that is located inside of Parque Tayrona, Colombia about 30 minutes outside of Santa Marta. El Cabo San Juan in Parque Tayrona is easily accessible from many parts of Colombia including Bogota and Medellin. Avianca has multiple flights every day to Santa Marta and you can find good bargains at […]

Read the full article →
Colombia Emerges as Top Medical Tourism Destination

Medical tourism in Colombia is emerging as a premier location for many people seeking quality and affordable medical options outside of the USA, Europe and other industrialized nations across the world. Representatives from medical institutions from all over the country are currently in Los Angeles, California attending a major health conference to promote their trade. Organized by the World Medical Tourism Association, the conference will […]

Read the full article →
Cabo de La Vela | Treasure of La Guajira

Cabo de La Vela remains off the beaten path for travelers who visit Colombia. This desert paradise is located in the La Guajira peninsula of Northern Colombia and requires a two hour drive on dirt roads after exiting the main highway. There are many reasons why this emerging eco-tourism destination is not on the priority list for most tourists who visit Colombia, but for those […]

Read the full article →
Hotel Mariscal Robledo | Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia

The Hotel Mariscal Robledo is located just an hour to the west of Medellin, Colombia. It can be discovered in a town which appears to be frozen in time as it preserves its colonial architecture the same today as it did 200 years ago. Santa Fe de Antioquia is a popular tourism spot for the citizens of Medellin as well as foreigners who wish to […]

Read the full article →
Valle de Cauca, Colombia Tours

If you want to experience some of Colombia’s best tourism spots in Valle de Cauca, Quindio & Risaralda, then there is nothing like the tour that has been designed by award winning tourism expert Belisario Montes Marin. Beginning September 14, her new tourism operation will open its doors in the suburb of El Poblado in Medellin, Colombia. The idea is to promote tourism exchange between […]

Read the full article →
Correa de invasor tubular de gran ahorro universitario Ftwwht Adidas White For Comprar calidad Hombre BIG SEAN x adidas Originals ZX Flux B24388 \ Zapatos para mujer adidas superstar slip en zapatos runing rojo | , Zapatillas adidas | , Zapatillas Adidas Grey para mujer Zapatillas Duramo 6 Zapatillas Flashyello para mujer Nueva llegada original 2017 Adidas NEO Label CP RACER 9S hombres , Zapatillas Adidas Neo Team Court Urban White, oficiales en línea para el Reino Unido Adidas Adidas mujeres Adidas zapatillas en línea Outlet EE.UU. tienda por mayor , Adidas neo label lite racer uk En venta Hasta 70% Adidas neo label Nueva llegada original 2018 Adidas NEO Etiqueta CF VENTAJA Monopatín CL Unisex Zapatos Sneakers en Skateboarding de Deportes y Entretenimiento en Zapatillas de correr adidas Lite Racer Adapt para hombre: Zapatos y bolsos , QQO250461 US adidas Originals Mujeres Hombres Ultra Boost sin caja blanca , Oficial de nueva llegada Adidas NEO Label Courtset W Women , Rebajas en Adidas Courtset Zapatillas de gamuza para mujer, Tamaño: Rojo , Adidas hombres velocidad entrenador 2 zapatos de entrenamiento | , Traje Adidas Gazelle Exclusivo Adidas Neo Cloudfoam Xpression Mid Shoes negro, alta calidad adidas Originals presenta a la superestrella vistiendo a Spice Girls para la primavera Womens USA Online, Adidas Women Sale, descuento para mujeres, zapatos Nike Adidas superestrella ii generación adidas blanco y azul , En Oferta Outlet Adidas Adidas womens cc freshride trainers Venta EE. UU. , : Pantalón corto adidas Tastigo 17 de fútbol femenino: deportes y aire libre Zapatillas para hombre nueva adidas sprint star 4 m b40815 pista azul blanca Adidas Adidas mujeres Adidas jeremy scott bear Outlet en línea EE.UU. Adidas originales de Adidas jeremy scott womens Online | Authentic Adidas Originals Leggings mujer en el precio más bajo adidas Bomber abrigos & chaquetas para mujeres | Originales Mujer Adidas Stan Smith Zapatos BZ0402 Adidas classic Discount, Adidas classic Tienda online Save Big With ,
Puerto Inirida, Colombia | Mavicure Hills & Flowers

Located on the eastern plains of Colombia exists a legendary flower that may have substantial commercial value one day. Puerto Inirida is the capital of the department of Guainia and is home to the Guacamaya superba, otherwise known in Colombia as the Flower of Inirida. Resembling a burst of fireworks, this amazingly beautiful flower grows in damp and swampy wetlands that are unique to this general […]

Read the full article →
Cartagena Medical City | Medical Tourism

Cartagena Medical City, which began construction two months ago in northern Cartagena, Colombia will be a medical complex dedicated to high quality health services. Cartagena Medical City will sit on 55 acres (22 hectares) that has been declared a permanent free zone by import/export taxing authority known as DIAN in Colombia. Colombia has seen a dramatic rise in tourism since 2002 when security conditions began […]

Read the full article →
Adidas Consortium Superstar 80s Primeknit | Adidas Stan Smiths Calzado Blanco / Calzado Blanco / Traza Verde Mejor Black Yellow Titanium Adidas Porsche Design Sport Hombre BOUNCE: S L , Videos adidas Women s 100m adidas Boost Boston Games 2018 , Nueva Adidas NMD R1 Primeknit Black Boost de Japón para mujer y hombre , Adidas Originals Trefoil Crew Neck Tee #adidas #adidasoriginals , Zapatillas adidas | Zapatillas Hombre United States adidas Originals Top Ten Lo Blanco AUN OTRO ADIDAS ESSENTIAL SWEATER!! Descuento del 80% ofreciendo descuentos Hombres Adidas Springblade simplificado , ZAPATOS MUJERES VENTA Zapatillas de tenis adidas Performance Stan Smith J (grandes , Negro blanco Adidas Women Neo, Adidas estilo muy atractivo , Zapatillas de running adidas Neo para mujer Cloudfoam QT Racer W 6 B (m) US | , buty męskie adidas originals porsche typ 64 s76127 Polonia , Adidas nemeziz tango Sko Sammenlign priser hos PriceRunner , adidas Originals presenta a la superestrella vistiendo a Spice Girls para la primavera , Awesome Soccer Cleats adidas Messi TF azul / blanco / naranja solar adidasi adidas dama albi | , Zapatillas Adidas Y 3 Sprint Rare Yohji Yamamoto Trainers Vtg Hacienda Adidas Originals adicolor Crew Sweater Mujeres negras LWPLE ZNBKCCS traje de baño Adidas Originals Trefoil Stripe camiseta azul para hombre T adidas Originals Campus W Women Classic Retro Shoes Sneakers Pick 1 Son los creadores de los hermanos Adidas y Puma | , adidas Adi Firebird Track Pant S23232 Sneakersnstuff | , Comprar adidas superstar slip on mint ¡61% DE DESCUENTO! Comprar Authentic Ultra Boost EQT Hombres Mujeres Adidas Ultra Boost ST , Adidas alphabounce black white review zapatos de mujer para mujer Store , Increíbles ahorros de compras: AdidasOriginalsAdicolorTrefoilWarm adidas neo baby deichmann entrenadores al por mayor ,
    About Discover Colombia
Colombia: A culture rich bio-diverse country with coastline on both the Pacific & Atlantic Oceans. This country boasts territories located in a myriad of climates including dry desert terrain, cool tropical mountain highlands, hot and humid Amazon basin, cold and snowy high mountain peaks, wide open plains as well as lush deep forest areas that are largely unexplored.  Read More...

  • DC Blog Categories
    • FARC leaders called to trial over more than 8000 kidnappings July 8, 2018
      Colombia’s war crimes tribunal has called 31 former guerrilla commanders of the FARC to trial over their alleged role in the kidnapping of thousands of people, the court announced Friday.… The post FARC leaders called to trial over more than 8000 kidnappings appeared first on Colombia News | Colombia Reports.
      Adriaan Alsema
    • Crime and security in Bogota | Fact sheet July 8, 2018
      Bogota has traditionally enjoyed lower homicide rates than other major cities in Colombia. However, street crime in the capital is among the country’s highest. Locals’ security perception Bogota homicide rate… The post Crime and security in Bogota | Fact sheet appeared first on Colombia News | Colombia Reports.
      Colombia Reports
    • ‘Business cartel stole Bogota children’s lunch money’ July 8, 2018
      Colombia's capital Bogota lost $500 million in funds meant to curb malnutrition. The post ‘Business cartel stole Bogota children’s lunch money’ appeared first on Colombia News | Colombia Reports.
      Adriaan Alsema
    • Colombia’s heartwarming support for embattled social leaders July 7, 2018
      Colombia's social organizations may be under fire, but they are not dead yet. The post Colombia’s heartwarming support for embattled social leaders appeared first on Colombia News | Colombia Reports.
      Adriaan Alsema
    • ‘They are killing us’: Colombia’s social leaders cry for help July 6, 2018
      Colombia’s social organizations called for a day of protest on Friday to mourn 311 social leaders and human rights defenders who have been assassinated since 2016. Citizens and groups announced… The post ‘They are killing us’: Colombia’s social leaders cry for help appeared first on Colombia News | Colombia Reports.
      Adriaan Alsema
  • 143303