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

sudadera con 15909 capucha adidas venta, adidas 5 men boston s adizero boston 5 m 0da7cd3 -

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.

sudadera con 15909 capucha adidas venta, adidas 5 men boston s adizero boston 5 m 0da7cd3


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 […]

sudadera con 15909 capucha adidas venta, adidas 5 men boston s adizero boston 5 m 0da7cd3 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 →
Adidas Men White CF ADV ADAPT Sneakers 445003 ksn Mejor sitio web para Primavera y otoño Adidas Originals X PLR Mesh Footwear Blanco Zapatillas adidas | , Vea estas ofertas especiales en Adidas Cloudfoam Daily QT CL (Carbono , Zapatos de mujer Sell Like Hot Cakes Zapatos de mujer adidas Gazelle J W azul blanco , Zapatillas de running adidas Women s Run Lux Clima Running de Finish Line Shoes Zapatillas adidas Edge Lux Shoe, para mujer, táctiles, verde claro, verde , Zapato para mujer Shock Pink / Core Black / Bold Pink Mujer adidas neo Adidas Santiago XL ADH2788 | Adidas Neo Lite Racer Men reparación mssql 10 mejores imágenes de Futebol <3 en Pinterest | Zapatillas de running adidas Running Solar Boost (Negro / Blanco / Rosa) para mujer , adidas pantalones kohls, MUJER ADIDAS NEO CONEO QT VS SHOES Blanco , Comprar Adidas Adizero Court White Tennis Shoes para Hombres en línea India Oferta espectacular en adidas NEO Cloudfoam Lite Racer Mid , Adidas aw4029 Neo Men Red Solid Cloudfoam Lite Racer Sneakers El mejor Mujeres baratas Zapatillas Adidas Cloudfoam Groove TM Negro Adidas Neo zapatos de precio adidas neo skool philippines en línea Adidas Nmd Black Stripes kenmore , Adidas Nmd Core Black Blue kenmore Adidas Nmd R1 Womens Black kenmore , Adidas Los Angeles Multicolor kenmore Adidas Neo Lite Racer Camo kenmore , AUTÉNTICO ADIDAS CLOUDFOAM LITE RACER W, Preloved Moda Mujer Zapatillas Mujer adidas Questar Ride Blanco | , Adidas Nmd Green Suede kenmore , No se pierda este trato en las zapatillas de deporte Adidas Cloudfoam Racer TR para mujer AUTH NIB Adidas Ladies Neo Lite Racer Slip en Cloudfoam Sneaker gris , Zapatillas de running adidas Questar CC para hombre | ,
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 →
Auténtica nueva llegada 2017 Adidas NEO Label FLYER Men s 128 mejores imágenes de adidas superstar en Pinterest | , adidas EQT Support ADV Turbo F11 Hombres Zapatos RH5946 | , adidas Tubular X Primeknit Dark Sneaker Bar Bar Detroit Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 BY9612 Core Black Red Limited Nueva imagen , Increíble oferta en Adidas Nmd R1 Stlt Primeknit Sneaker, talla 9 Zapatillas de running adidas Performance Mens Alphabounce Emm, negras / grises , Lyst Adidas Swift Run Casual Sneakers de la línea de llegada en azul para hombre adidas yeezy original sportklamotten Kostenlose Lieferung! bambas adidas superstar doradas, Botas de Futbol Adidas Originals Sl , NOTICIAS NOTICIAS: adidas x Parley 1 Adidas Originals Jersey Joggers en negro Dn6009 en negro para hombres Lyst , Lista de la tienda para el adidas Yeezy 500 \ , adidas Originals ADIDAS ORIGINALS BANKSHOT W MARINO BLANCO MUJER , Perfect General Athletic Adidas Adidas Por Stella Mccartney Barricade Adidas Jeremy Scott Alas NEGRO Dark Knight Batman Zapatos Mujer Zapatos para hombre de moda Adidas Crazy Fire Red Basketball Shoes Amazing Spring Savings en Adidas Sport ID 3 Stripe Tight en , Adidas Great Shoes Adidas Terrex Climacool Boat Sleek Water Shoes , 6 Tênis / Sneakers para substituir o Adidas NMD | Zapatillas adidas | Adidas Trainer Sneaker Blue Car Ambientador de aire (nuevo sellado) Superstar , Aquí hay un gran precio en Adidas Alphabounce Engineered Mesh Men s Adidas ZX Flux Lightning en Nord Hamburg Winterhude | , Auténtico adidas Originals para mujer / hombre Stan Smith Fashion J Tennis Adidas Originals NMD Runner Primeknit 36 ​​45 | , Nike, The North Face, adidas y más con un 50% adicional durante el 70% de descuento Pantalón de jogging adidas skinny, Adidas new womens climacool ride , zapatillas adidas mujer cg4041, zapatillas adidas mujer cg4041 en , adidas Hoops Mid Infant Trainer s UK 7 | ,
    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
  • 2387537