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Cano Cristales

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Address: Calle 124 # 16 - 32 Oficina 100 | Bogotá D.C., La Macarena, Colombia
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+57 321 8422728
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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One of the most awesome experiences I've had so far! I booked a 3d2n tour with viator - which was extremely expensive. If you have the luxury of time allowing for flexibility, I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 2, 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

We traveled to Cano Cristales in the summer of 2016. After seeing some spectacular pictures online and reading the descriptions we could hardly wait to get there. Over the period of three days we did A LOT of walking, driving on some very bumpy roads and using the boat. The first day we got to a local river, which was... More 

3 Thank Mariola P
Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

One of the most awesome experiences I've had so far! I booked a 3d2n tour with viator - which was extremely expensive. If you have the luxury of time allowing for flexibility, I would suggest that you get a flight into La Macarena for a weekday (make sure you avoid any long weekends/national holidays as park passes can and will... More 

3 Thank LiQiChiu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Great trip! Long walks but relatively easy and definitely worthwhile. The views are amazing and the people incredible. Punto Verde hotel is basic, as expected, but very comfortable and the staff very welcoming , specially Doña Mercedes, the Administrator. The guides, Johana and Rigo from Ecoturismo Macarena, were very attentive and had a great sense of humour. Delays in flights... More 

2 Thank Angela B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

To visit Cano Crsitales, you have to be super prepared as this is a real ecotourism adventure. The best way to get here is to booked a tour with agencies in advance. The price will include round trip air tickets, accommodation, food, water, transport, and guide. The 3 days 2 night would be around 1.3 -1.4 million peso. In 3... More 

3 Thank May L
Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

I would say Caño Cristales is a hidden gem that is slowly and carefully opening to tourism. -What is it? Caño Cristales is a river with different water plants in it which makes it look as if the water had different colours depending on which part of the river you are in. I was there 2 weeks ago (september) and... More 

3 Thank Paula J
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Summary: If you go to La Macarena to visit Cano Cristales, I highly recommend that you make sure you do NOT get JORLEY for your guide.. She was heartless and gave us a very disappointing experience. Background: Unfortunately, this trip was a huge disappointment for us. If you have looked at any photos online, your expectations are probably very high,... More 

8 Thank Rachel C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

It was amazing. Unfortunately was very short. But people and guides are very friendly. The the rivers and the various colors were unbelievable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Hi there, So I had the fortune to visit this place and it was amazing! I am from colombia and never thought about going there because it used to be dangerous but it isnt anymore. It is one of the most beautiful places I have been no doubt. What you need to know to go there: -You can take aflight... More 

8 Thank Nicolas T
Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Cańo Cristales in peak season will leave you breathless with its incredible beauty. We visited in June and we were told this was one of the best times to visit. What and amazing place, I would highly recommend a visit if you are in Colombia.

1 Thank Edward B
Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Caño Cristales is one of the most extraordinary nature reserves in the world, with aquatic plants that look like cotton candy but that actually flourish under crystal clear water embedded in volcanic rock. Certainly a worthwhile place to visit if you are not seeking the comforts of the average tourist!

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