Transport To Chicaque National Park - Bogota

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this timeValid from the time of first use, for the duration selected.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up service from Bogotá Hotels /Accommodations. Please enter your pick up details.
    * Note: pick-up from other towns have an additional cost (including but not lim.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Hotel drop-off
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This tour is probably the best option for independent travelers who love outdoor activities. If you are spending some days in Bogot and want to do something new, different and outdoorsy for a good price, this tour is for you. Chicaque is a cloud forest of 244 hectares 45 minutes outside of Bogot, with diverse ecological trails that pass through crystalline water streams, it also has oak and native vegetation which are in danger of extinction.

Highlights

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Ideal choice for families

See native wildlife in their natural environment

All entrance fees included

Know More about this tour

This natural park counts with different type of activities that you will be able to enjoy. It has nine ecological trails that are pretty well demarcated so a guide is not necessary to enjoy a hiking day at this amazing location. It also offers canopy, horseback riding and birdwatching for an additional cost paid directly at the park. Theres also a restaurant at the park where you can have a meal with great view over the mountains.

Parks wildlife hasnt been greatly studied. The most studied taxonomic group is the birds that stand to be in danger as the toucan, guan, the tinamou, pigeon, the cotinga and the hummingbird. This last being endemic in the area. They have been reported 15 species of hummingbirds.
As for mammals they have been recorded 20 species of mammals: Spectacled bear, deer, bobcat, nine-banded armadillos, weasel, possums, night monkeys, two-toed sloth bears, squirrels and rabbits.
Regarding the flora, so far 630 plant species have been identified. So get ready to be amazed by natures beauty, let yourself be enchanted by charms and wonders of the forest. Be delighted by the mountain, the spectacular view it has to offer and have a wonderful day in the wilderness enjoying the fresh air away from hustle and bustle of the city.

On this tour you will be picked up at your hotel and then youll be driven to the natural park. You will be able to do the ecological trails and all activities you wish while the driver waits for you (during the stipulated time). As soon as the tour ends youll be taken back to your hotel.

Inclusions

Driver (Spanish speaking)

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Entry/Admission - Parque Natural Chicaque

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Gratuities

Tour guided

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Dress code is smart casual

Please bring comfortable clothes, preferably hiking shoes and raincoats.

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

Traveler Reviews

  • 01-Jan-2018

    This was an amazing adventure. My boyfriend and I ventured on by ourselves, but completed about 7.5 miles of trails within 4 to 4.5 hours. The scenery was beautiful, and we were able to get a close up of the clouds coming into the mountains. We were a bit worried because the park was very empty when we arrived early early at 8:30am, but as the day went on we saw a bunch of people along the trail. This park is safe, well-maintained, and great for the adventure-seekers. I would highly recommend this tour for everyone!

  • 16-Feb-2017

    What I would change is: make sure you go with a group of 3 or more or with a guide- there is nobody out there take only the bare neccessities- the lighter the better as it is all downhill, to start, then all uphill to exit with the increase in altitude there is a great decrease of oxygen- not for people with weak lungs or heart conditions make sure you have most of the whole day I suggest that they should always have a guide to go with you or have clearly marked maps to send with the people the directions are as the crow flies and take a lot longer than you would think. Other than this, it was a beautiful place to visit.