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

Zapatillas Nike Air Vortex Vortex hombres Vintage Zapatillas para hombres | 4d7a88c -

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.

Zapatillas Nike Air Vortex Vortex hombres Vintage Zapatillas para hombres | 4d7a88c


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 […]

Zapatillas Nike Air Vortex Vortex hombres Vintage Zapatillas para hombres | 4d7a88c 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 →
Deportes Empire Warehouse Venta Nike Adidas Puma Malaysia zapatillas de vapor 4ae00 e14cb mens nike air max light lobo gris negro nike air max shoes 2018 mens nz | ¡Entrega gratuita! Primavera / Verano 2018 Estados Unidos Nike Air Max 90 Blanco Gris Zapatos nike air max 90 infrarojo junior , zapatillas nike, Nike Air Max Tailwind 2009 para hombre Nike Green Green , Barato Nike Lebron 13 Cavs Gradient PE Venta en el Reino Unido, AU, DE, FR , Zapatillas nike vintage Nike Air Max 270 Flyknit Blanco Negro Ah8050 Comprar Nike Lunar Gato II Negro / Negro / Blanco / Poison Green Indoor , nike huarache ultra, nike air huarache lobo gris volt uva, nike , Zapatillas de baloncesto Nike Big Swoosh Black White para hombre 832759 001 , El más nuevo Nike Zoom Live 2017 EP Black Gum 852420 011 Basketball Masculino Nike Air Max Sensation Olive Zapatillas de baloncesto Nike Zoom Live 2017 Kay Yow Black para hombre jual sepatu basket nike kobe 8 original , Nike Class of 97 Pack 808643 100 (2) | , zapatos de baloncesto uptempo máximos del aire, alta calidad Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 Zapatillas de baloncesto Nike Air Jordans 14 Original para hombre AJ14 Blanco Negro Zapatillas para correr Nike * Air UL 19 amming Cushion * MAX * 97 en venta Estilos delicados 2017/18 Nike Flight Squad Retro Inspired Perforated Zapatillas de baloncesto Nike Lebron Purple Black White baratos para hombre Obtenga los últimos zapatos de hombre Gold White Nike Air Flight 89 50% de descuento Cheap Womens Nike Air Foamposite One Galaxy Blue en venta nike air total foamposite max current blue para la venta , Mochilas de mochila Nike classic line en azul, nike roshe two, nike , Zapatillas de deporte Nike Air Max para hombre negro / plateado, nike air total foamposite Colección floral Nike Air Max 1 Ultra City Pour Femme Zapatillas Nike Suede Blazer en caqui y blanco E / white gum lt brown código de descuento de nike, Nike Air Force High Women Red Original ,
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 sale australia, niñas Air Jordan 9 mujeres gris verde naranja para , Revisión oficial de Nike MD Runner 2 Mid Premium + EN FOOT LOOK 844864 Shox Outlet en línea Nike Shox | Las mejores marcas al por mayor de cadenas Nike News Air On The Moon Nike Air Zapatillas de tenis Nike Zoom Vapor 95 Tour para mujer, turquesa | , NIKE AIR ZOOM Generación Sz First Game 2003 Original Vender Niños Air Max, Cheap Wholesale, Niños Nike Air VaporMax 2018 Nike Vapormax Plus AO4550 001 Fecha de lanzamiento | , nike air max 90 negro premium para mujer Zapatillas informales para mujer Nike Air Huarache Run Ultra brillantes , Nike air max 1 fb zapatillas tejidas hombres negro, nike rn flyknit, nike Comprar Nike Roshe Run 2017 descuento de las mujeres para los hombres a los zapatos de verano , AQ0067 101 Nike Epic React Flyknit Mujeres y hombres zapatillas gratis Un $ ASP Bari presenta un nuevo VLONE X Nike Air Force 1 en Paris SneakerWhorez Las 12 piezas que casi todas las chicas de Nueva York poseen | Air Max 95 Men Iridescent, tienda de liquidación nike, magnífico, nike air Nike Shox NZ Offwhite / azul claro / plata metálica zapatos al por mayor , Zapatillas de running Nike Air Max 2017 de cuero para hombre negras Nike Air Max Limited Edition con Nike Air Max 90 Limited Edition Air , ENTRENAMIENTO GRATUITO 6 Zapatillas Mujer gris claro Calzado, nike , Nike Air Max Thea | Cheap Nike KD 6 BHM Purple Blue Gold baratos 7 estrellas para hombres baratos Edición limitada para mujeres Riccardo Tisci Nike + RT , Cheap womens mens Sneaker Fantastic Design Nike Air Jordan Trainer 2 , Zapatillas de running Nike 880844 800 Nike Free RN Flyknit 2017 para mujer Promoción de ventas Nike en, nike air jordan 5 retro negro azul naranja , Nike Nike Nike Free Run 3 mens 100% alta calidad venta caliente en línea , 2017 nueva llegada Nike Air Max 2015 zapatos para hombre venta en línea para barato , Zapatillas de running Nike Flyknit Max para hombre | , Hombres Nike Air Max 95 360 de moda, para hombre Nike Air Max 95 360 The
    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
  • 113624