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

selección Nike Air Berwuda 844978 PRM para selección hombre Gold Nike leaf/ Light Bone 844978 700 0ffd10f - 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.

selección Nike Air Berwuda 844978 PRM para selección hombre Gold Nike leaf/ Light Bone 844978 700 0ffd10f

{ 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 […]

selección Nike Air Berwuda 844978 PRM para selección hombre Gold Nike leaf/ Light Bone 844978 700 0ffd10f 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 →
Genuine Online Nike Benassi Just Do It Slide (Hombres) Black Challenge nikeroshe $ 19 en | , Zapatillas para correr Nike Air Pegasus 89 Mujeres en línea Pory 4 / 1Nqp Fashion , Ventas especiales nike zoom fit agility flyknit negro azul marino zapatos para hombre , Купить мужские кроссовки Nike Air Max 90 Escuadrón Mid Winter Azul , cubierta Nike Air Max Lunar 90 Shoes Releases Black Blue QDLX4 LZmyF , Zapatillas de deporte Nike Mens Train Speed ​​4 negras Nike Cheap Online, www , NikeLab Colorways, fechas de lanzamiento, precios | NIKE Acg Dog Mountain, verde | , Zapatillas de baloncesto Nike Performance ZOOM SHIFT negras / cromadas , Compre cómodo Nike Air Huarache Utility Premium 806979 100 Blanco Zapatillas deportivas Nike Air Max 1 Essential Olympic White Gold Navy 537383 , Bienvenido 2014 Nike Roshe Run Mint Iron Green Print Shoes Canada NIKE ZOOM ALL OUT FLYKNIT Calzado deportivo casual para hombre / mujer Negro / Gris / Verde fluorescente Zapatillas Nike Zoom Stefan Janoski L, Blanco / Blanco / Gris lobo en stock lo que el lebron 12 | NIKE SB Air Zoom Stefan Janoski Arsenal de lona ligera azul / obsidiana , Zapatillas de skate Nike Mens a la venta Zapatillas de skate Nike SB Zoom Low Zoom Stefan Janoski Canvas Premium Cherry Blossom Nike 705190 , nike clearance, zapatillas de deporte Nike Air Max Griffey Gray Orange YT Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski CNVS PRM Cherry Blossom | , Increíble oferta en Nike SB Zoom Blazer Mid Deconstructed para hombre , Zapatillas Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski OG Shoe Black (Nike Lifestyle) Nike classic cortez nylon white red blue, nike usa, nike clearance Nike Court Royale Suede Men s Trainer en azul para hombre Lyst El mejor vendedor Nike Obsidian / Game Royal / Game Royal Strike Elitep , Zapatillas de deporte Nike Court Royale Suede para mujer , Zapatillas de deporte Nike COURT ROYALE Suede Khaki 3571 Compre Nike verde Court Royale Suede 819802 200 para hombre en Saudi
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 →
Zapatillas de deporte baratas para hombre de la marca Nike Air Presto QS Lightning size nike air max 97 negro blanco , Zapatillas nike por poco dinero, Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32 Black / Racer Blue / Sail NUEVO Nike Air Zoom Talaria Mid Flyknit PRM 875784 300 Hombres Sz , Zapatillas clásicas Nike Air Max Tavas Green Glow Mint Black 705149 003 Nike Free Run 3 Barefoot Shoes Hombres Nike Free Run Zapatillas para correr Nike Nike air max 2014 Fantastic Savings para mujer en línea, Nike Nike , Zapatillas de entrenamiento Nike Fingertrap Max Free para hombre Metallic Dk , Nike neón Court Force alto Loooove! Blanco Nike Dunks High Tops | Novedades Zapatillas Nike Air Max 90 Premium para mujer (896497 901) Metálicas Zapatillas informales para hombre Nike Air Max 270 negras / antracita / blancas ah8050 002 , Nike Nike Free TR Fit 4 London Store Disfruta de un tiempo limitado 15 razones para / NO comprar Nike Dart 12 (agosto de 2018) | Nike presenta la Nike React Hyperdunk 2017 Flyknit | , nike air max 90, Nike Roshe Run hombre azul oscuro azul claro, nike gratis , Ralph Lauren Mujeres mayorista, Nueva York Nike Nike Nike Air gratis Nueva Nike Air Max Thea Print Mujer Golden White Red Cheap Men UK , Hombres Nike Air Max 270 Lifestyle Negro / Hyper Grape / Tour Yellow Nueva venta barata perfecta para mujer Nike Air Max 2016 [UK18] 109 mejores imágenes de KD en Pinterest | Nike Air Jordan 6 Retro WoMen s Basketball 384664 023 Zapatillas de baloncesto Nike Lebron XIII 13 para hombre Sz 11 Filosofía de Akronite NIKE PRESTO ZAPATILLAS RUNNING FLY nike air max outlet, Popular Air Max 90 Premium EM Blanco Rojo Zapatos , Hombre Nike Zoom Cabos Negro Blanco Baloncesto Zapatos | Venta caliente Nike Air Max 2013 Mujeres vino negro gris CB16059 Reino Unido Venta , 2017 Comprar Nike Air Max 2017 Hombres Ventas Shandy1331 , Nike Air DT Max 96 Boys Grade School blanco / negro / cromo 16502100 , Zapatos Nike para niños pequeños de Sudáfrica, nike air max tn black
    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
  • 3276569
    3375081
    8497367
    12838907
    15148400
    16234327
    16702604
    17536244
    18612148