Outbound Collective logo

Bike to the Valle de Cocora

Salento, Colombia

Details

Distance

12.4 miles

Elevation Gain

3280.8 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by Friederike Kosche

Take the challenging track to the Valle de Concora

Yes, you are right. There are jeeps leaving the city center of Salento to bring you to Valle de Cocora, but it is a very beautiful ride if you decide to take it slow and bike there instead. You will have beautiful views of The Valley with their unique palm trees and will be able to stop at places that the jeeps can't let you taketview all in.

There is just one road, you can't really get lost. The track starts to go downhill as you get out of Salento, then you hit the flat beforehand it is a steep incline for the latter part of the track. 

He road is paved all the way through, but I'd suggest not to do this trip during the weekend as it is getting crowded and you share the road with the cars.

I strongly suggest to stay overnight and amlso to the hiking loop in The Valley the next day (see https://www.theoutbound.com/co...) Right as you enter The Valley there are two camping spots for 10.000 and 15.000 COP per night

Read More

Download the Outbound mobile app

Find adventures and camping on the go, share photos, use GPX tracks, and download maps for offline use.

Get the app

Features

Cycling
Chillin
Camping
Photography
Backpacking
Hiking
Food Nearby
Groups
Picnic Area
Scenic

Reviews

Have you done this adventure? Be the first to leave a review!

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

Nearby

Explore the Coffee Valley

Hike Valle De Cocora in Colombia