Ecotour To Chingaza National Park

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USD $68

Price per person
USD $68
Price for 1 adult
USD $206
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Highlights of Ecotour To Chingaza National Park

With more than 76,600 hectares of biodiversity, the Chingaza National Natural Park is a  natural treasure located betweenLa Calera, Fómeque, Guasca and San Juanito, just two hours from the Colombian capital, becoming a  vital source of water for the city.

With altitudes of 800 to 4,050 meters above sea level, the park is home to a rich variety of flora and fauna, highlighting species such as white-tailed deer, ducks, migratory birds, the emblematic spectacled bear and majesticparamunas eagles. 

On this tour you will discover the ancestral history of the Muiscas, the famous legend of El Dorado and you will connect with nature through < b>beautiful walks. 

A unique experience just a step away from Bogotá!
Departure from BOGOTÁ or GUASCA according to the option selected WITH or WITHOUT Transportation.
- From Bogotá Starts 06 AM
- From Guasca starts 07 AM
It ends in BOGOTÁ or GUASCA depending on the option selected WITH or WITHOUT Transportation. Approximate time of return to Bogotá: 07:00 PM
12 Hours
All year round
* Local transportation from Guasca to the entrance to the National Park
* Private round trip transportation from/to Bogotá (Only if the option is selected).
* Entrance to Chingaza National Park
* Emergency policy.
* Local specialized guidance
* Breakfast, snack and lunch on the go.

Not Included
* Extras not mentioned
What To Bring?
Suggested equipment:

* Canteen, Thermos or Camelback, let`s avoid plastic or PET bottles.
* A change of clothes made of quick-drying synthetic material (lycra, polar fiber, etc.) Please do not wear drill pants or jeans or cotton in general, they do not protect against the cold and if they get wet they do not dry during the entire expedition. Also avoid cotton t-shirts, sweatshirts and jackets.
* Waterproof jacket and pants
* An additional change of clothes for the trip back to Bogotá.
* Thick socks, hopefully wool
* A wool or polar fiber hat that covers the ears
* A pair of waterproof gloves.
* A pair of trekking boots that cover the ankles and ideally are waterproof
* Personal first aid kit
* Sunglasses (400 UV filter). This is an essential element, not using them can cause mountain blindness, due to high exposure to solar radiation.
* Sunscreen with a protection factor greater than or equal to 60SPF
* Lip protector (Lipstick), cocoa butter or Vaseline
* Photographic camera

Details of Day Tours

* 6:00 am: We meet at the designated point in Bogotá, beginning our journey towards the mysterious Chingaza National Natural Park. If you selected the option without transfer, the starting point will be in the town of Guasca. 

* 7:30 am: We enjoy a delicious breakfast at a local restaurant. As we delight in the regional cuisine, we can feel the excitement grow at the adventure that awaits us.

* 9:00 am: We arrive near the Chingaza National Natural Parks cabin. Here, we immerse ourselves in the history of this sacred place for the Muiscas, the ancient indigenous civilization of the region. The legend of El Dorado comes to life as we explore the connections between this myth and the natural wealth of Chingaza.

* 10:00 am: The walk to the Siecha Lagoons begins. We enter the high Andean forest, a lush ecosystem where trees covered in moss and orchids give life to a magical environment. Our guide will share stories of the Muisca worldview and how this landscape was fundamental in their rituals.

* 1:00 pm: We arrive at the middle lagoon, a mystical place that transports us to ancient times. While we enjoy a snack, we reflect on the importance of these gaps in ancient mythology and their connection to the search for El Dorado.

* 2:00 pm: Lunch next to the main Siecha lagoon. We marveled at the views of the crystal clear waters surrounded by frailejones, emblematic plants for the Muiscas. The guide will immerse us in indigenous traditions, explaining how they revered nature.

* 3:00 pm: We begin the descent, exploring the trails that offer us different perspectives of the park. Our guide will share anecdotes about the Muisca resistance against the Spanish conquest, connecting history with the landscapes we explore.

* 6:00 pm: Return to Bogotá. As we leave Chingaza behind, we will share reflections on the importance of conserving these ecosystems and honoring the memory of our ancestors. The mountains say goodbye to us with vibrant colors at sunset.

* 7:00 pm: Transfer to Bogotá (if the option is chosen), concluding our day of discovery in the Chingaza National Natural Park. 

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Rates of Ecotour To Chingaza National Park in Bogota

Valid rates for 2024 per person

Chingaza National Park Without Transfers

Shared Service without transfers. Starts in Guasca

Starts: 07:00 Hs
Duration: 11 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español

From: USD $123

Price for 1 adult: USD $207

Chingaza National Park with Transfers from/to Bogotá

Shared Service with private transfers from/to Bogotá

Starts: 06:00 Hs
Duration: 12 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español

From: USD $201

Price for 1 adult: USD $375

Rate List of Ecotour To Chingaza National Park for 2024 per person

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