Colombia

Forget everything you thought you knew about Colombia. Colombia has blossomed into one of the most inviting and interesting countries to travel in South America. The people are friendly, the prices are cheap, and there is an incredible variety of trekking, climbing, ecosystems and landscapes to discover. From trekking in Los Nevados to climbing at La Mojarra, there is so much to discover.

Top Adventures in Colombia

  • Trek to La Ciudad Perdida (Lost City of Teyuna)

    La Ciudad Perdida is a stunning and challenging 47km hike deep in the Colombian jungle to a remote ancient city perched on a steep mountainside and surrounded by dense tropical rainforest. The hike is typically a 5 Day journey which can only be ta...

    29.2 miles

  • Hike Valle De Cocora in Colombia

    How to get there: From the nearby town of Salento, 4WDs leave from the main square whenever there are enough people to fill it. Note, if you want to stand on the bumper of a jeep for the ride, be towards the end of the line so you can snag one of ...

    9.3 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Climb the Rock of Guatapé

    The most popular attraction near Guatape, you can pay $18,000 COP to climb the 740 steps up to the top of the rock. Your effort will be rewarded with a 360 degree view of the surrounding mountains and lake, which stretches to the horizon. After th...

  • Visit Guatapé

    Guatape is a vibrant town of craftsmen and artisans a short day trip from Medellin. Wander the colorful streets and admire the unique painted depictions of local life that can be found on nearly every building in the main part of town.Besides just...

  • Explore Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas

    Reaching the Castillo is easy. Just a short walk from the walled city (where most people stay), you can explore this fortress that protected Cartagena for centuries. You can wander the fortresses extensive tunnel system, see views of the entire ci...

  • Explore Barichara

    Barichara is a sleepy little town outside of San Gil. Wander the cobblestone streets and walk out to the viewpoint on the top of the town for magnificent views of the valley below. A great way to spend an afternoon if you're staying in San Gil (ju...

  • Hike to El Cabo de San Juan

    There are multiple possibilities to start this hike, to combine it with longer treks and to stay overnight. I will describe the route that I took, but you should definitely take into consideration to stay in the park for a night or two. Take a bus...

    2.5 miles 196.9 ft gain

  • Explore the Coffee Valley

    At the first glance it looks like one big jungle, but the more you walk through it, the more you see the system, different parcels for different coffee plants and a number of different plants, fruits and vegetables. The coffee Valley between Salen...

    2 miles 984.3 ft gain

  • Climb the Suesca Rocks

    The Rocas de Suesca are well known for their climbing opportunities. But also if you don't come fully equipped, there are plenty of possibilities to explore the rocks and caves. While driving into town, you will see a couple of climbing and outdoo...

  • Camp and Stargaze in the Tatacoa Desert

    The easiest access to the Tatacoa desert is via Neiva and Villavieja. There is also a short cut north of Neiva, but keep in mind that this is a 30km dirtroad. Technically Tatacoa is not really a desert, but a dried out tropical forest. Once you...

  • Hike and Swim at Balneario Pescaderito

    The start of this hike is ~2 miles from the city center of Curiti. Once you get to the start of the hike, you will see the first swimming hole (and you might see some locals playing around here). You will start walking on the right side of the riv...

    5 miles 328.1 ft gain

  • Hike the Paso del Angelo

    The layout of this hike reminds of Zion's famous Angels landing. It is much shorter, but won't disappoint you in terms of views. The start of the hike is approximately 3 miles out of the town of Santa Sofia. There is no sign for the hike at the st...

    2 miles 328.1 ft gain

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