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3 Days Cano Cristales Tour

  • Duration: 3 Tage
  • Price: €590
We offer an exciting 3 day tour to the river of 5 colors "Cano Cristales" in Colombia. The journey begins and ends in a small group in the Colombian capital Bogota. The adventure begins with a propeller flight from Bogota to La Macarena

Cano Cristales Tour – How to get there

We offer an exciting 3 day tour to the river of 5 colors “Cano Cristales” in Colombia. The journey begins and ends in a small group in the Colombian capital Bogota. The adventure begins with a propeller flight from Bogota to La Macarena …. The best time to travel to Cano Cristales is from June to December.

The new Cano Cristales season starts in June 2019 started. Limited seats!

 

Starting days to Cano Cristales

The starting days for the tours are Monday, Thursday, Saturday.

Day 1 Arrival at La Macarena
Around 9 o’clock in the morning you will be welcomed by our staff at the international El Dorado Airport. After an early flight from Bogota to La Macarena you will be picked up at the airport and taken to your hotel. After the welcome by your guide, the first tour to Cano Cristales takes place in the afternoon. The highlight of this trip to Colombia is the boat tour on the Rio Guayabero to observe the native wildlife, herons, turtles and a variety of other animals. After the 20 minute boat ride, a jeep will be waiting for you to take you further into the jungle up to the Manantial de Cajuche. Now a 25-minute hike to the Cano Cristales, there is time to refresh yourself. Afterwards it goes back to the accommodation.
Day 2 Adventure on the Rio Guayabero
On the 2nd day of the Cano Cristales Tour of your Colombia trip, you will continue on the Rio Guayabero as in the previous day and then continue by off-road vehicle. However, this time you walk along a different path to experience the unique nature of the Cano Cristales even better. It goes past waterfalls and rocks to a natural swimming pool, where you can also snorkel. In the late afternoon we go back to the accommodation. Here you have the opportunity to end the evening with a billiard game.
Day 3 Departure from Cano Cristales
The last day tour at Cano Cristales starts at 6 o’clock in the morning. With the boat it goes for the last time in a small sidearm around the unique vegetation again to be able to see from close range. At about 9 o’clock it goes back to the village and the departure to Bogota takes place in the course of the morning.

 

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590 Euro per person with 2 participants
690 Euro per person with 2 participants
775 Euro per person with 2 participants

5 Days Cano Cristales tour Ecolodge

Day 1 - Cano Cristalitos
  • Welcome to La Macarena Airport
  • Visit the facilities of Cormacarena and National Parks for an introduction
  • Transfer to the river Guayabero to catch our canoe and
  • Suitcase to plan the first trip at Caño Cristalitos
  • 20-minute boat ride on the Guaybero River to spot wildlife on the shore
  • 45 minutes walk on a path to the Caño Cristalitos.
  • Lunch and bath time in Caño Cristalitos
  • 45 minutes walk in ascending terrain to the El Mirador, a point in the mountainous area with an exceptional view
  • 30 min descent to the Guayabero River
  • 15-minute canoe transfer to the lodge
  • Check-in at the lodge
  • Afternoon rest with possible observation of monkeys from the bungalowsDinner at the lodge
Day 2 - Cano Cristales
  • Breakfast at the lodge. The tour start schedule is assigned by Cormacarena National Park Authority (between 7am and 9am)
  • Canoe trip downstream to Rio Guayabero (15 minutes)
  • 4×4 4×4 to the Sierra de La Macarena (40 minutes)
  • Arrival at the National Park Office, preparation for the hike
  • 30 minute walk to the Cano Cristales
  • Once we arrive in Caño Cristales, we will follow the path assigned to us by the environmental authorities
  • In the National Park we will be about 7 hours, time to walk, have lunch, swim in natural pools and take many photos of the colors and waterfalls of this wonderful river
  • At the end of the tour we return to the lodge on the same way as in the morning
  • In the afternoon we expect a cultural activity with our neighbors, where we learn to prepare chocolate with cocoa fruits as raw material
  • Dinner at the lodge
Day 3 - Cano Cristales
  • Breakfast at the lodge. The tour start schedule is assigned by Cormacarena National Park Authority (between 7am and 9am)
  • Canoe trip downstream to Rio Guayabero (15 minutes)
  • 4×4 to the Sierra de La Macarena (40 minutes)
  • Arrival at the National Park Office, preparation for the hike
  • 30 minute walk to the Cano Cristales
  • On this day we visit the lower basin of Caño Cristales, where this majestic canyon penetrates into the jungle and the plants get an intense green color, which will give us a completely different picture than the day before. The visit to this sector is subject to availability at the time of the request. If they assign us another path, it will be different from the day before and just as majestic. During the tour we will have lunch, swim in natural pools and take lots of pictures
  • At the end of the tour we return to the lodge on the same way as in the morning
  • In the afternoon we will have an unforgettable typical cultural activity that you will surely love
  • Dinner at the lodge
Day 4 - Ciudad de Piedra
  • Breakfast at the lodge. The tour start schedule is assigned by Cormacarena National Park Authority (between 7am and 9am)
  • Canoe transfer upstream along the river Guayabero (45 min). This high part of the river is very good for watching wildlife, so we have to walk with our eyes open
  • Arrival at Raudal de Angosturas I, an area of ​​great turbulence of the river, formed by a ravine located upstream of the river and only passable in summer
  • We will take the opportunity to take photos of the crooks before we begin our trek to Ciudad de Piedra
  • 90 minutes uninterrupted walk to Ciudad de Piedra, a natural stone labyrinth with rock formations that could only have formed wind and water. At this particular place we have time for lunch and swimming in Caño el Encanto, a canon of much smaller dimensions than Caño Cristales, but the color captivates everyone’s eyes
  • At the end of the tour we return to the lodge on the same way as in the morning
  • Dinner at the lodge
  • In the evening, after dinner, we prepare our lanterns for a walk on a nature conservation trail. We will be on this path for 60 minutes, focusing on the small details of nature, walking very slowly and making as little noise as possible to try to observe the unique animals up close
Day 5 - Ride
  • Breakfast at the lodge. The tour schedule is determined according to the schedule of the return flight
  • We will leave the reserve of La Manigua to come to the horses. This walk takes 15 minutes.
  • We’ll take a 60-minute horseback ride through the Morlandes and mountain areas typical of the Llanero landscape until we reach Caño Piedra.
  • If we have the time, we will take the opportunity to swim in a crystal clear Caño pool.
  • We return to the lodge, prepare our stuff and take the canoe back to La Macarena. Depending on the flight schedule, we have time for lunch …

 

 

Ecolodge

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790 Euro per person with 2 participants
950 Euro per person with 2 participants
1150 Euro per person with 2 participants

 

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  • Reception at the airport in Bogotá for onward journey
  • Flight Bogotá – La Macarena – Bogotá
  • 2 Overnight stays incl. Full board
  • all transports (plane, boat, jeep)
  • Guide (Spanish, English on request) during the tours
  • 590 Euro per person
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