Snowy cocuy

Snowy cocuy

Let yourself be enchanted by glaciers, fresh air and the wonderful feeling of being more than 5000 meters above sea level.

DescriptionDescription of Nevado del Cocuy

Nevado del Cocuy, the Pearl Glacier Colombia

In Boyacá you can enjoy the majesty of the glacier and the snowcappedthe CocuyWhere you can experience an adventure to 5.330 meters above sea level, making this a unique experience Colombia.

Nevado del Cocuy, Preserves in its vast territory to 6 indigenous and peasant communities, a plus that you fall in love with this place.

A walk in the path of ascent is from the 4000 meters above sea level to the edge of the glacier in the Pico Blanco Ritacuba.

Our native guidesthey will give you all the help and support so you can have a great experience.

Make the climb is a truly unique activityColombiaSimply a little will and desire to spend a day amidst incredible scenery while you are learning about Fauna and Flora of the region.

Important note:

  • The minimum age for this experience is 10 years, minors must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult

It includes

What includes? Snowy cocuy

  1. Accommodation in tourist lodges near the Nevado or Hotel (2 nights)
  2. Meals on purpose (2 American breakfasts, lunches, 2 dinners)
  3. Acclimatization walk according to the chosen accommodation
  4. Walk with native guide peak Ritakuwa White
  5. Guianza
  6. 2 Days of comprehensive travel insurance.
  7. 1 Day rescue insurance (required by national parks)
  8. Iva tax accommodation and food
  9. Transfer by local transport

does not include

  1. Expenses and meals not specified in the program.
  2. Join the Natural National Park (PNN) El Cocuy
  3. Rescue compulsory insurance
  4. Supplement bilingual guide
  5. Air tickets
  6. Tips to guides

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itineraryNevado del Cocuy itinerary

Start your experience Cocuy

Day 1: Welcome to Güicán

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Reception at Güicán (recommended 8:00 am ET). a guided hike will take 4 hours to the sanctuary of Monserrate, 4.5 km. 4 hours of recorrido.Si will stay in the inns will perform a guided walk 4-5 hours Laguna San Pablin with beautiful scenery and unspoiled natural water sources with rich and moor vegetation. Amounts of 3100-4200 meters. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Pico Blanco Ritakuwa

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Breakfast - Guided walk Ritauwa ascent to Pico Blanco, reaching a point near the snow. Back to the inns. Lunch. Time to rest or take a walk near their own. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Farewell to an unforgettable experience

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enjoy an experience at the peak height snowiest Boyacá

Breakfast - time to take pictures or do some hiking on your own. Return to your destination.

End of your experience in the Cocuy

recommendationsRecommendations for Nevado del Cocuy

Here is a list of recommendations:

  • Get ready to walk
  • Wear comfortable shoes that cover from the cold.
  • Hat, good coat, gloves and waterproof.
  • Sunscreen
  • Identification documents.


Activity 3 days and 2 nights.
Actividades Turísticas que pueden realizarse en cortos lapsos de tiempo o en 1 sólo día. Las cuales pueden tomarse de forma individual o dentro de una un plan completo.


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3 reviews about Snowy cocuy
  • Richard López

    The Nevado del Cocuy is one of the more adventurous trips can be done. The scenery offered are amazing, the weather is gorgeous and when you reach the edge of the snow you feel spectacular. Definitely worth

  • Carla Giraldo

    The best that can exist in Colombia. An amazing and unique place, worth the effort and is the most wonderful World. Amazing…

  • Juan Sebastian Castro.

    I was with my family, walks are long but pleasant and height again experience a challenge, however on arrival all worth it, it's a site with unique and unforgettable landscapes, guidance service fully recommended hotel food it is delicious and the service is very good

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