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

Brand88, Sorry Ladies My Daddy Sorry Is Is Taken, Sudadera con los capucha de los adultos Rosa claro 7ca4043 -

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.

Brand88, Sorry Ladies My Daddy Sorry Is Is Taken, Sudadera con los capucha de los adultos Rosa claro 7ca4043


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 […]

Brand88, Sorry Ladies My Daddy Sorry Is Is Taken, Sudadera con los capucha de los adultos Rosa claro 7ca4043 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 →
Eddany Eat sleep Krav Maga Sudadera con cremallera Tim y Ted divertido de Navidad Unisex sudadera con capucha I m Not Santa pero todavía puedes ser mi Ho Festive gris M&S&W - Sudadera con Capucha y Cordón para Hombre 3 Eddany Bale flag scratched Sudadera con capucha , Eddany I like Welsh Terriers Sudadera con cremallera , Brand88, Cybersecurity, Sudadera con capucha de los adultos Púrpura , Champion Men s Big and Tall Performance French Terry Hood W/Screen Brezo Azul Marino , Brand88, Training To Become A God, Tripulación de adulto sudadera cuello Rojo Cereza , La personalidad del hombre lobo Hoodie Primavera y otoño, suéter gráfico sudaderas con capucha bolsillos grandes ,XXXL Eddany Eat sleep Climbing Sudadera con cremallera , ShinyKT Lets Start a Cult - Playera para Niño Ladies Tee Navy Blue Brand88, Don t Fear, Sudadera con capucha de los adultos Azul Carolina Hanes Jersey para hombre Nano Premium forro polar ligero sudadera con capucha Vintage Navy Brand88, We re Gonna Need A Bigger Boa, Tripulación de adulto sudadera cuello Blanco Fox Racing Honda HRC EE. UU. HOODY-L cierre de cremallera - , DiBBs ropa de los hombres airpun Big Pun sudadera con capucha punnisher Air Pun gris , Indica Plateau Fitness Taco - Sudadera con Capucha para Adulto Rosado claro , Brand88, Who Run the World, Tripulación de adulto sudadera cuello Verde Irlandés Brand88, Keep Calm And Say Arrr, Tripulación de adulto sudadera cuello Naranja , Ondas de estilo de moda Sudaderas Hombres Mujeres 3d Sudaderas Imprimir colorida olas Unisex primavera otoño deportivo outwear delgada de secado rápido,M , Eddany Happiness is a Horne Sudadera con capucha - H2H para hombre Fashion cierre Closer sudadera con capucha con cierre doble con dos Tono color Kmohol076-black Brand88, Team Dixon, Tripulación de adulto sudadera cuello Rojo Cereza Playa de impresión 3D de hombres pareja jersey de manga larga Sudadera con capucha,L Brand88, Squat Like Channing Is Watching, Tripulación de adulto sudadera cuello Azul Oscuro Fox - Capucha,19685, Hombres Dusty Blue Brand88, Keep Calm I m gonna be Hokage, Tripulación de adulto sudadera cuello Blanco Eddany Industrial Engineers have them others play with them Sudadera con capucha , Brand88, Mathlete, Sudadera con capucha de los adultos Negro ,
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 →
Brand88, Eat Sleep Boost, Tripulación de adulto sudadera cuello Azul Oscuro Hycsen 3D Sudaderas con Capucha Sudadera Estampada, León 3D Nieve León Sudadera con Capucha para Cerveza , Muhammad Ali I Am The greatest T Kenneth Cole REACTION - Playera Henley,SR4A5043, Hombres Deep Atlantic , Perry Ellis - Playera,4DSK4604, Hombres brillante zafiro // Silver Sheep Tees // // Playera con Texto en Inglés Willing to Give up to 60% to Achieve My Dreams, Diseño Divertido de Comedy Joke Demotivational Motivation , JJCat - playera de manga corta para hombre, diseño de polos Blanco , Namaste - playera de manga corta para yoga, diseño divertido de Namastay Crewneck Teal Carhartt K121 - Sudadera con Capucha para Hombre Bluestone , ShinyKT Playera con Texto en Inglés Kinda Busy Being a Unicorn Mom Ladies Tee Royal Blue , Brand88, On Wednesdays We Wear Pink, Tripulación de adulto sudadera cuello Rosado , Champion LIFE - Capucha,GF68, Hombres Spyder Men s Foremost Full Zip Sweater, Large, Vampire/Black Vampiro/negro , Tommy Hilfiger - Chaqueta plegable para hombre Royal Blue , Fruit of the Loom - Conjunto para correr,SF60R, Adulto, unisex rojo (Fiery Red) , NCAA Titan insignia Full cierre de cierre con capucha chamarra, jaspeado, (Heather Pebble), Mediano jaspeado, (Heather Pebble) , PUMA - Chamarra para calentamiento o correr,572800, Hombres Moonless Night Mizuno 350514.0090.08 Elite Thermal Hoodie, White/Black, XXL Blanco/Negro , Nomad Camo gorro, Moss Oak Break-Up Country, Una talla Moss Oak Break-Up Country yeehoo 100% algodón unisex casual 3d patrón impreso manga corta camisetas de labios parte superior tees S-4 X L Blanco gs-eagle de los hombres Reproducido Cráneo Bandera Americana Graphic Tank parte superior Azul Royal , Prana Bronson Towne del hombres chamarra, Carbón, L Carbón , Eddany Carolina Dog silhouette Playera sin mangas - , Clique - Camisa deportiva, Hombres Azul Sea , Eddany Have no fear the Tai Chi Practitioner is here Sudadera - , HPC POLO Polo Suéter Cuello V para Hombre Gris Jaspeado , BaronHong Pantalones Cortos de Algodón para Hombres con Cordones Ocasionales Casual Striped gris Manga larga 3D impreso sudaderas con capucha hombres ropa deportiva payaso personalidad moda digital sudaderas cómodas sudadera con capucha (Color : 1, tamaño : SG) 1 bstge Mens Straight Fit Casual Prints de manga larga camisa Rosa 1 , Arrow Men s American Heritage Long Sleeve Shirt- Camisa de Manga Larga Azul (Stripe Dark Navy)
    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
  • 3313299