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Vereda Alto de la Cueva, El Cocuy, Colombia
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

This park is around 6-7hours driving from Tunja, Capital of Boyacà state. Some parts of the road are in bad conditions, specificatly after Belen town. But the park totaly worth the long trip. My recomentation is arrive at least 1 day before to hire a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nicolas P
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the park a lot and would recommend everyone who loves nature and hiking to go there! There are three day treks available at the moment (as of August 2018). - 1. Pulpito del Diablo (8-11h, from 3900m up to 4850m, rock formation, glacier,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
9  Thank I9889VHcharlottep
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

It’s quite difficult to go to El Cocuy because of the conditions of the road. If you’re going from Bogota , prepare yourself to be in the car almost 6-7 hours. Yet, the trip is worthy as the park is absolutely beautiful. We didn’t go...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank margheritem2015
Reviewed August 5, 2018

This is a beautiful park for hiking with amazing glaciers, rugged mountains, and crystal blue waters. We hiked both the La Laguna Grande and the El Pulpito del Diablo trails, totaling 44k over two days. When planning for this hike, we looked at many blogs...More

Date of experience: July 2018
10  Thank CareerBreakAdventure
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Can't recommend Jorge Puentes enough (Tel. 3138240480). He's a great guide. I did all the three hikes with him and it was great fun. He walks without any rush, has a strong sense of responsibility and is very reliable. You can always take your time....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank sim1526
Reviewed March 23, 2018

It's a gorgeous place. Only three day trips are open at this time. But worth the trip. Best to go to Tunja first and take the bus from there. A little farther than Soata but same amount of time coming from Bucaramanga. Go to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank cabcloud
Reviewed March 6, 2018

To be honest, it is a little difficult to reach this park and to organise the hikes but it is totally worth it, and hopefully this review will help you a little bit!! Once you reach the village "el Cocuy" (Either on a direct bus...More

Date of experience: March 2018
13  Thank Sophie T
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Hmmm where to start? There isn't much info online and I can see how it can discourage some traveler but do not despair. Getting to El Cocuy is not hard and hopefully, my review can help some of you. I landed in Bogota where I...More

Date of experience: February 2018
11  Thank Nuniatko
Reviewed February 2, 2018

In a nutshell: The park is absolutely beautiful, getting there and out is quite straightforward, not a suffering at all. Next follows a lot of practical tips: From San Gil we had to take a bus to Duitama and change there. Bus was from 9am...More

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank Heini U
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Spectacular, really tough. DON’T use Arco Iris Tour. Rude guy, does whatever he wants, lame tour, no

Date of experience: January 2018
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Braelin R
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Response from 263astridw | Reviewed this property |
Hi Braelin First of all, welcome to our beautiful country! By June the weather will be better (hopefully!). The little and beautiful town of El Cocuy can be visited in just a couple of hours, there’s not much to it. To... More
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