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Colombia, Megadiverse country with the highest rate of endemism recorded.

With 2 oceans, 3 mountain ranges and 2 inter-Andean valleys blessed with tropical weather. We are rich in ecosystems from mangroves and coral reefs on the coasts to magnificent glaciers in the Andean mountains but also in culture and history.

Salento is located in the central range of Colombia, in the middle of the coffee axis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gateway to Los Nevados National Park this small town owns spectacular cloud forests and páramos of which only 10% to 20% of the original ecosystem survive. With more than 3000 species of plants, 300 species of birds, 23 mammals, and more. These mountains are as the great naturalist and explorer Alexander Von Humbolt used to call them: “The Jewel of the whole Andean range”.

HIKING and EXPEDITIONS

The Cocora Valley – Los Nevados National park 

Is one of the most visited places in the Quindio region. The Valley is private, owned by few families has been exploited to offer tourists horse riding tours and lazy hiking tours through the mud. The Cocora Valley is the gateway to a diverse area that you can experience with us. Our tours are designed to let the traveler recognize the majesty of the valley and beyond: lodging in farms, nature reserves, and remote places high above 3000 meters (9.843 feet) in the territory of Los Nevados National Park.

The Páramos are distributed in Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela.

Colombia hosts 49% of the Páramos on the planet and this is just 2% of the national territory. Páramos are the main source of water. Are the tropical scars of the last ice stadium, with lagoons, valleys, snow summits, volcanos, and land with an incredible ability to adapt. Some, protected by the government as National Parks.

Close to Salento, Los Nevados National park with a rich biodiverse environment in 58,300 ha. the water kept baths the Easter and Western flanks of the Cordillera Central (CC) with rivers that feed four regions and more than 4 million people.

Why choosing us

We are guides specialising in logistics and ecotourism.
We offer tours covering all the needs of our clients, from including good lodging, transportation on private 4×4 vehicles, knowledge on local flora and wildlife, good prevention and backup plans, and leave no trace ethics. Our mountain guide experience has been acquired working at Los Nevados National Park. The Clients whom are searching for serious logistics will encounter enough preparation on all of our trips. We bring people to visit places where small and big folks are making different efforts in the area :

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