BETA PHASE

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

Zapatos Nike 97: Air Max Nike Zapatos 97: d95e03a - pocketarmygems.online

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.

Zapatos Nike 97: Air Max Nike Zapatos 97: d95e03a

{ 2 comments }

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 […]

Zapatos Nike 97: Air Max Nike Zapatos 97: d95e03a 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 →
OFF WHITE x Nike Air Presto Black White En Venta [HO1529]: , Moda Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 31 Hombres en línea Loyal2056 Cheap Sale , running nike air max, Nike Air Max TN Grey Cyan para hombre, nike air max Nike Air Max Thea Cheap Uk Online Girls Nike Zapatos al aire libre Negro , Obsequio INCORRECTO: Nike Zoom Kobe 1 Protro 7 mejores imágenes de Cabin 17 Nike en Pinterest | Bolsas de corazones de cromo: Nike Roshe Run, zapatos de Kobe, joyería de corazones de cromo , 18 mejores zapatos! , Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Laser Orange | , Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max \ Buty Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Czarne / Białe 631303 010 Sklep Air Jordan Future: descuento barato | nike roshe 2 flyknit en los pies, Nike Overwear / camiseta Futura Icon In , Nike Roshe Run (estampado floral bebé rosa) | Zapatillas ligeras para correr NIKE Womens Air 4304 Max B013W3K0VU NIKE ROSHE ZAPATOS DE IMPRESIÓN FLORAL en The Hunt Diosa de flores Nike Roshe Run Imprimir 599432 090 Negro Amarillo Rojo , Zapatillas Nike Women s Sports & Outdoor Pool Precio Revisión Comprar en línea No nike roshe run black junior por poco dinero , Zapatillas para correr Nike Grey Mujeres Negras Free Rn Nike Flyknit , Zapatillas Nike Roshe Run 3M Midnight Black Fluorscent Green | Nike Roshe Run Wmns Zapatillas Canada 2014 Nike Roshe Run Print (Niños) Negro / Blanco Zapatillas estampadas Nike Shoes para mujer Roshe One Camo | , Zapatos casuales Nike Roshe One Flyknit para mujer | , nike huarache ultra en venta walmart , Zapatos Nike Roshe Run para niños Bienvenido a la Nike Lab Air Max 97 Mid Riccardo Tisci Sneaker Size 9 UK Nike W Roshe One HYP BR, Zapatos Deportivos Rosa Talla: ,
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 →
Ventas de rebajas Nike Classic Cortez Premium Iced Jade / Iced Jade Sail , Nike W Air Presto ropa de cama / lino negro blanco Hombre Zapatillas de baloncesto Nike Kobe 10 Flyknit Low 353 Nike Free Run +3 Hombres a la venta, Cheap Nike Free Run +3 Hombres en línea Nike Air VaporMax, zapatos Vapor Max, nueva Nike Air Max en venta , Nike Air Max 90 II Camouflage Womens London Store | woao225m6gdd Nike Zoom LeBron Soldier 8 Premium Basketball para hombre , Flyknit Trainer + Nike 532984 100 blanco / negro | Mujeres baratos Nike Free Run 3 Hot Punch | Nike Free Run 3 Hombres Negro Hombres Nike Air Max Fitsole Zapatos gris azul, para mujer nike free run, nike Zapatillas de running Nike Free Rn Distance 2 para hombre | , unterschied zwischen nike gratis y nike gratis calcetines deportivos estadio nike negro / azul real mujer , Strike Nike Free Runs Jd Sports Hombre Roshe Run Black Volt Brillante , Nike Air Max 2019 Hombres Zapatos Negro Naranja En Venta, Precio: Zapatos Nike en línea de Nueva York para niñas Air Jordan 4 sin impuestos y precio 100% Nike Internationalist Mid NWM QS Hyper Jade | , Nike Air Presto, Moda masculina, Calzado, Sneakers on Carousell Nike Air Max Motion Black Wolf Gris Venom Green Volt Nike MAYFLY WOVEN W Pink ¡Entrega gratuita con Spartoo UK! Nike Trainers Venta en línea | , Textura Nike Lebron Soldier 7 Negro puro de alta calidad, ventas de nike Nike Striped Division II SS Jersey Hombres Fútbol Teamwear Negro , Nike Air Max 90 Ice Wolf gris / blanco | , Zapatillas de deporte Nike LeBron XV EP Graffiti AQ2364100 , Nuevos ahorros en las zapatillas de running Nike Air Huarache para hombre Blue Force TÊNIS NIKE AIR MAX 90 ULTRA FEMININO | Cheap Jersey Nike3870326 Gris Nike Hombres Roshe One Flyknit NIKE / Tanjun ENG Sneaker para mujer 19916 Blanco para / Pure Platinum 34 mejores imágenes de NIKE ENE 2017 en Pinterest |
    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
  • COLOMBIA REPORTS
    • 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
  • 3022412
    5253865
    5939402
    6547074
    8427197
    8840358
    8961852
    9706987
    11912255