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Absolutely beautiful and breathtaking!

Yet...make sure to prepare accordingly, be aware that you need to be physically in good shape and... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Andre V
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Miami, Florida
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I did this hike up to the Laguna de Iguaque with 3 other people from my hostel. You don't need a... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
Orient P
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5. 706500, -73. 457056 | Km 30 Via Arcabuco, Villa de Leyva, Colombia
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Yet...make sure to prepare accordingly, be aware that you need to be physically in good shape and follow instructions and recommendations from the park staff. Otherwise, this trip can turn into a nightmare!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andre V
Reviewed March 6, 2018

I did this hike up to the Laguna de Iguaque with 3 other people from my hostel. You don't need a tour guide to do this hike. If you like a challenging hike then this hike is for you. You need to pay atleast 47mil...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Orient P
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect hike for avid hikers looking for a cultural experience. The lagoon is a very sacred place to the native culture and not an easy place to get to. The hike itself brings you up around 1,200 meters in altitude to around...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank wineandwhiskey
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We had to pay 44'000 pesos for the entrance, our colombian friend had to pay just 9000 pesos. Such a big difference doesn't seems right to me! The double for tourists, ok, but 5 times more is not reasonable and fair. I'm disappointed of this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank 944candidak
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

makes for a very good day out and the flora is very interesting. very easy to find the path as there is only one. be aware of the altitude tough!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful sights. you're not supposed to begin ascending after 10am so take that into account. The entrance and parking fee are a bit high.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

Iguaque National Park, sacred home of the ancient Muisca people and today a wildlife sanctuary in a large forest that protects many species of plants and birds. This is a challenging yet rewarding hike offers spectacular mountain views of the area. Suggest lunch at the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank MS23CA
Reviewed July 3, 2016

A marvelous hike through beautiful cloud forest up to "the wall", in the paramo-forest transition. Gorgeous views, clouds and paramo scenery. The lake is magic. Very different to Villa de Leyva surroundings, and worth the visit. Consider staying in the cabins of the park one...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We are not unexperienced as hikers but this was a tough one. A steep and slippery trail that leads you to a rather underwhelming lake after 2,5-3 hours climbing. We didn't regret doing it and felt good afterwards but do not expect great views of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
5  Thank ikheetann
Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

The hike up is exhausting and difficult but well worth it. The silence and the views are spectacular. A pretty laguna in an incredible natural environment waits for you on top. The way down can be a bit dangerous but wearing good shoes and beeing...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank lentsch
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