Mountain Range paramillo de el quindio
For the one who takes the adventure of serious trekking, prepare yourself for 2 wonderful days! Day 1 begins with an 18-kilometer hike that goes from the De Cócora Valley (Altitude of 2,200 to 3,700 mts.) until you reach the lodge accomodations. The tour contemplates the splendid landscape of the legendary wax palm from 60 to 70 meters high. Then we take the path to the 'house of the hummingbirds' to reach the 'Forest of Fog', there, we will observe the vast ecosystem, we will feel the tranquility of being present with the purity and beauty of nature.
We continue the trekk and we come across the Andean High Forests, located at an altitude of 3,200 mts. here we will be perplexed under the splendor of the variety of plants and flowers, we'll enjoy the verity of moss and selaginellas that cover the forest floor.
When we ascend to 3,500 mts. we find the 'Páramo of Romeral' that offers us an incomparable landscape where you can appreciate the natural separation between Quindío and Tolima regions, its ecosystem and its air. you feel how this environment takes you to a place of peace and sublimity. We proceed until we arrive to our lodging, either finca "La Playa" or "La Primavera" (Altitude: 3,700 mts), where we will spend the night protected from the brasing cold.
We begin this morning with a breakfast that will give us the energy to continue this magical journey. we will start the walk at 7:00 a.m., in this way we will make the most of the day. We continue to cross the streams and contemplate the incredible frailejones, these ancestral plants that are up to 900 years old, that no matter the temperature, survive in these cold lands. We walk until we reach the beautiful wetlands, we take a moment to appreciate this source of water and life.
Once at the top of Paramillo del Quindío (4780 mts.) we can give ourselves the moment to appreciate this majestic creation of nature, we will observe the magnificent natural separation between the three (3) departments: Tolima, Quindío and Risaralda. We will contemplate from there the adjacent lagoons, including the the beautiful 'Paramillo del cisne'. Once we return your transport will be waiting at your pick-up point in salento.
paramillo del quindio 2 days 4750 mts
Round trip transportation to the cocora valley
Breakfast lunch dinner