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Bosques de Cocora

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“palm trees”(81 reviews)
“wax palms”(106 reviews)
“the loop”(41 reviews)
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Km. 11 Valle del Cocora, Salento, Colombia
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All reviews palm trees wax palms the loop hummingbird sanctuary hour hike great hike long hike blue gate the main square hot chocolate cloud forest private property humming birds horseback riding amazing landscape take your time takes about hours
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Awesome outstanding trail Beautiful nature and wonderful scenery Get your cams ready and lots of water Pls take your waste back and no drones allowed

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CaminoTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This valley is just beautiful! It is a must do if you are visiting Salento. You can hike the trail or choose to take horses, I've done both and they offer different experiences! The terrain can be steep and uneven at times, so take some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jonomcfall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cocora valley hike is probably the most spectacular I've been on. You can get to the top mountain by either a gravel road or a rough path. If you do the rou d trip, It's around 12 km. There are often muddy spots. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank b2run
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the jeep transportation at 6:30 am as the mornings are still cool and rain usually starts afternoon. We did the whole circle which took us 4 hours. It's 12 km trek ( not including the humming birds reserve - Acaime, which decided to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank YoramL_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very nice if you like mountains. Unfortunately you can see that this type of tourism doesn’t take into consideration animal exploitation. People pay a lot to rent horses in this place. The establishments that rent them could not care much for the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank julior997
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

it’s tough to know from reading everyone’s reviews whether you’ll want to do the clockwise or counterclockwise route. i did it clockwise and here’s why: in the morning that i was here, it started out sunny so i was able to take a lot of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank guavaberry5
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

This place is worth to visit! We did the big hike from the right and it was totally worth it. Even tho we spent around 5 h there it didnt feel like it. The palm trees were just amazing and the watching that view was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ItalianNat
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

We took the jeeps and our group only did the 2-3 hour hike but just lovely. If i were traveling on our own, I would have taken 730 Jeep and bag lunch and done the longer hike with hummingbird reserve etc.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 404ceciliah
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

It was a great outdoors family reunion, this natural wonder has the tallest palm tree of Colombia, it is a valley sorrounded by mountains, and waterfalls.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Edisoncastillo1131
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

Excellent. What wonderful scenery. We went horse riding for 1.5 hrs. First time and overall great experience. Guide came with us and we had to pay for her to come with us. Not sure if that was because there was on 2 of us. It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Karen_R_Boulder
October 24, 2018|
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Response from MikeTheGoodfellow | Reviewed this property |
Wow, the wax palms were definitely a highlight of my Colombian trip. However, I would not put a toddler on a horse there. My horse trips there were slightly less safe and supervised than other horse trips I've gone on in the... More
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Scarlettrbc
March 10, 2018|
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Response from Alieda789 | Reviewed this property |
It’s save to walk without a guide, even when you’re alone. Lots of people there. The short route will take you straight to the valley. If you want to go to the colibrie house you’ll have to take the long route. The long... More
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Abva04
October 29, 2015|
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Response from poly746 | Reviewed this property |
These options are available at the entrance of the park, or if you prefer ask at your hotel about it, they'll have options for you to hire someone :)
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