ASK FOR OUR PRICES!. Maximun number of 10 people per group.

Colombia has more than 60 different Frailejones trees, unique at the Paramo ecosystem. Frailejones trees grows one centimeter each year, and in some cases only 1 centimeter each 10 years, exist specimens of 10 meters height.

Los Nevados National Park is located in the central mountain range of the Colombian Andes, between the Caldas, Risaralda, Quindío and Tolima departments. Within the park boundaries one can find three snow-covered volcanoes (Ruiz, Santa Isabel and Tolima), large expanses of paramo forests, lakes and streams, where a diverse array of animal and plant species coexist. The park spans an area of 583 km2 (225 sq mi), with a maximum altitude of 5,321 meters (1,053 feet) above the sea level at the top of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano, and a minimum altitude of 2,600 meters (8,530 feet).

The following excursion is a beautiful hiking trip through the Central Mountain Range of the Colombian Andes. It starts on its western side of Los Nevados Natural National Park at the Cocora Valley or at Santa Rosade Cabal. The trip ascends through the cloud forests, the moor, and the barren and sandy zones until reaching the Nevado del Tolima summit (5.240 m). We have 4 to 5 days options for this trip.

ASK FOR OUR PRICES!. Maximun number of 10 people per group. Ask us about the private transport posibility for this trip.

Best season: December to March and July to September

All prices include: Explorer Leader for the entire trip, insurance, all meals while camping on the mountain, snack bag, over the days we will be trekking, hydration drinks, and mules for carrying the luggage. private transport from Medellin or Bogota, will cost an average of 230 USD.

Entrance to Los Nevados National Park, camping tents and all the kitchen accessories needed for the trip.

Technical equipment available: crampons, ice axes, ropes, harnesses, gaiters, etc.

Not included: transport to Salento or the coffee region, non-specified expenses.

RECOMMENDATIONS

Bring three layers of specialized clothes for cold and wet weather at mountain altitudes from 2000mts (6560 Feet) to 5000mts (16400 feet), where we will face cold temperatures between -6C° (21F°) and 15C° (60F°) plus the occasional wind chill factor. We should also bring protection against sun, wind and rain.

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