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

7 Max mejores 7 zapatos Nike Air Max 90 zapatos azul cielo amarillo gris hombre imágenes de 1e06782 -

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.

7 Max mejores 7 zapatos Nike Air Max 90 zapatos azul cielo amarillo gris hombre imágenes de 1e06782


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 […]

7 Max mejores 7 zapatos Nike Air Max 90 zapatos azul cielo amarillo gris hombre imágenes de 1e06782 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 →
Nike Air Max 91: envío rápido, Adidas Casual Shoes, Adidas Adissage Zapatillas de deporte Nike Air Max 90 para mujer NAW905, calcetines nike usa , Ahora disponible: Nike Special Field Air Force 1 Mid Mars Stone , De calidad superior ICg Nike Air Max 90 mediados NO SEW Sneakerboots Ns Mens , Zapatillas de running Nike Air Max 90 Peach 665710 046 para mujer [1995720388] Zapatillas de running Nike Free Run Leopard Premium Air Max 90 Hyperfuse 2017 Nike Air Max 90 gris naranja zapatos para mujeres | Dennishayes Sale Nike Air Max Zero Zapatos para hombre Outlet [Denni2357] Nike VaporMax 2018: venta de zapatos Lebron 15, lo último y más barato , Cheap Real Nike Air Vapor Max 2018 Flyknit 849558 001 en línea en venta , Venta caliente Nike Air Vapor Max 2018 KPU Burgundy Black para hombre UA Nike Air Max 97 Black / White 921826 003 Las mejores zapatillas para la venta Compre los mejores Nike Running Trainers UK Nike Air Max para mujer Authentic Low Price Unisex Zapatos Blanco Nike Air Max 2018 Nike Air , Zapatos Nike Air Vapormax Página 5 de 5 Nike VaporMax Plus , Zapatillas para correr confiables Nike Air Vapormax Plus TN Royal Blue para hombre Zapatillas de running Nike Air Max 97 & TN Gold Red baratas , Dennishayes UK Nike Air Max Command Womens Trainer para la venta [Denni6168] , Zapatos de mujer baratos GREY Nike Air Presto Essential Nike Shoe para mujer nike 95 air max, Nike Air Max Tailwind 2010 amarillo negro gris, nike , Zapatos exclusivos Nike Air Max 95 para hombre Gris S2368, nike air max , 26 mejores imágenes de zapatos en Pinterest | , Nike SB Champs Sports , Zapatillas para correr Nike Unisex Kids Air Max 90 Leather (GS), blancas Pronóstico de ventas de Nike 2016, mens nike air max 90 esencial gris blanco precio rebajado Nike Air Max 2018 Hombres / Mujeres Running Shoes 554888 Nike Air Zoom Strong: zapatillas deportivas Australia Reino Unido China Outlet , Zapatillas de running Nike Dualtone Racer para hombre, gris (negro / gris pálido / solar ,
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 →
nike shox plata actual negro Cheap Wholesale Nike LeBron James 13 Elite Zapatos Hombres [ECS030398 , Nike Free Powerlines: zapatos Reebok, zapatillas para correr, zapatos de entrenamiento , 70% de descuento, Nike Free 2014 zapatos de mujer para la venta, barato Nike gratis nike flyknit air max entrenador de entrenadores wikipedia , Liquidación de botas de fútbol de Nike | Nike Air Max 97 Ultra 17 para mujer Metallic Field Hazel Rush azul blanco mujer nike air vibenna zapatos , Zapatos Nike baratos | NIKE AIR VAPORMAX FLYKNIT MENS COLOR8 Barato NIKE MEN FREE RN FLYKNIT 2017 RUNNING SHOE NEGRO 880843 001 US7 11 Oferta 9u7md 58tvwr Nike Air Max 87 Zapatos para hombre Blanco Perfecto Air Jordan VII (7) Mujeres Retro: Zapatos Nike Air Max Plus baratos Nike Shox R5 para mujeres | US Nike Mujeres Air Pegasus 83 Print Mujeres / Hombres Zapatos Rattan , Nike Air Max 97 Ul 17 Pink Blush Trainer | , Jersey de hockey olímpico de nike usa, Cool Air Jordan Retro 6 Gs de tamaño NUEVOS HOMBRES NIKE AIR MAX PLUS ZAPATOS DE ENTRENAMIENTO ENTRENADORES GRISES / FOTO GRIS , Jersey de hockey sobre hielo de los ee.uu., malla Nike Air Max 2009 para mujer nike free rn flyknit 2017 blanco , Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Elite | , Nike Kd Zoom Nike Kd Zoom 9 | nike kyrie 3 para hombre amarillo , mochila olímpica nike usa, Nike Air Max 90 barato, nike roshe dos Nike Nike Air Max BW para hombre al por mayor, Nike Nike Air Max BW para hombre comprar , Zapatillas de hombre Nike Kyrie 2 Fluorescent Black Canada para hombre Zapatillas Hombre Nike Air Max 90 Negro / Gris | , Nike Nike Air Max Zapatos Nike Flyknit Air Max London Store Bajo Cheap Nike Free Run Gs | Nike Mercurial Superfly V Ronalro FG blanco / gris / negro | ,
    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
  • 2955159