Bogotá, Colombia

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Time8 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
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Offered in: English and 4 more

Overview

Take an adventure to the lush forests outside Bogotá on this 8-hour trip to the towering waterfalls of El Chiflón and La Chorrera (the country’s tallest). Join your guide on a strenuous 3-hour-roundtrip hike through Colombia’s majestic countryside to these two falls, enjoying beautiful views along the way. At the conclusion of your hike, take a break for a hearty meal of Colombian specialties in La Candelaria neighborhood in Bogotá or alternately, depending on time and availability, in Choachi. Your voyage also includes round-trip transportation from hotels in Bogotá, plus all necessary equipment, bottled water and snacks.
  • La Chorrera and El Chiflón waterfalls day trip from Bogotá including 3-hour round-trip hike
  • Drive up a mountain pass with beautiful views through the East Hills, part of the Andes mountains
  • Hike through lush woodlands to reach El Chiflón and La Chorrera, Colombia’s tallest waterfall
  • Visit La Candelaria neigborhood or Choachi and enjoy a sumptuous Colombian lunch at a local restaurant
Take a break from the city for an adventurous day of hiking set among the beautiful outdoor scenery outside Bogotá on this visit to two of the country’s most impressive waterfalls. 

Begin your day with an 8am pickup from your hotel in Bogotá, proceeding on for 45 minutes to the East Hills, a series of rolling forest-covered peaks set among the Andes mountain range. As your transportation heads ever higher into the mountains, listen as your guide shares details of the area’s geology, and check out the breathtaking views from the roadside cliffs and chasms below.

Start your 3-hour-roundtrip hike through the area’s bright green forests, heading toward your first stop, the waterfall of El Chiflón. Once you arrive at this pounding torrent of water, feel climb behind the falls for a unique view, or jump into the inviting turquoise waters below to cool off. Please Note: The authorities of the Park need to authorize our visit so the decision depends on them.
Your guide will provide a local snack to help you refuel before moving on to the next waterfall.

Head back into the forests for a strenuous hike of about an hour to the towering La Chorrera waterfall. The route up to this stunning site offers an opportunity to observe the region’s diverse plant life, including bromeliads, juniper, orchids, sapodilla, cedar and mahogany. Soon you’ll hear the roar of this natural wonder in the distance. Arrive at this 1,936-foot (590m) tall waterfall, taking a moment to get a few pictures and cool off before beginning the return hike.

Finish your day back in La Candelari or via Choachia, with a traditional lunch and time for some quick sightseeing. Typical Colombian delicacies you may sample ajiaco, a chicken and potato soup, or sancocho, a beef, chicken or vegetable stew, in addition to side dishes like meat, chicken, rice and salad. Finish your day with a return trip back to your Bogotá hotel.

Please note: this tour involves traveling and hiking at altitudes ranging from 6,309 to 8,530 feet (1,923 to 2,600m) above sea level.

Reviews

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, Oct 2018

Wow what an experience, spending 6 hours one on one with my guide Felipe, travelling from Bogota to La chorrerra and back.The driver was great, the conversation was fascinating, the weather was... so so! Hiking up to La Chorerra was quite touch, the altitude and steep climbs made it a bit more than a medium challenge I would say.The waterfall itself was magnificent and then lunch looking over El Chiffron was a great way to finish.

T
, Feb 2018

Emilio was a fantastic guide and we had a wonderful hike and lunch.

Would love to go on another tour with him and Viator!

N
, Jan 2018

BEAUTIFUL! Pick up was right on time, driver was friendly and professional, our guide Andres was full of good vibes, knowledgeable, and fed us super well. An unforgettable experience

D
, Dec 2017

Alejandro and Diego were awesome! Trip was fun and beautiful. 10/10!

M
, Dec 2017

We did the day hike to La Chorrera Falls and it was a outstanding day in Colombia, our guide Andres was outstanding and he took the time to provide details of Colombia on the way to the hike, During the hiking experience he described all the flowers, trees and shrubs along the path and what the locals used them for as well as describing the wildlife along the trail. Breakfast and lunch was provided and was great, highly recommend this hike while your in Colombia.

T
, Aug 2017

I had an excellent experience and the hike was beautiful. Very knowledgeable tour guide.

P
, Aug 2017

The views were amazing and the hike out was fun. That being said, the trail is very slippery, so if you are not prepared to fall, then don't go none of us slipped, but we saw others that did. We were picked up from our hotel and on our way to the falls we were offered some local cuisine, but had a big breakfast so only a taste. After the hike, we had a quick snack and then were treated to a nice meal back in Bogota. It can be cloudy, so be patient and wait for a view of the falls. Lots of great pictures and memories would do it again.

A
, Jul 2017

What a terrific day. An energetic hike to the waterfall but I was in good hands with my guide and driver.Guide was informed and very friendly. Both myself and the driver slipped in parts and ended up with very muddy jeans and filthy hands but it's part of the experience. Couldn't recommend this tour enough.

J
, Feb 2017

Great tour. Felipe did a great job explaining the area and was knowledgeable. Would definitely do this tour again.

M
, Feb 2017

The cardio workout on this trip should not be understated - certainly not the choice for the couch potatoes or persons who are not used to the altitude. Overall - we loved it - it was a really great day trip, and the scenery as incredible. Alejandro our guide was very good and very patient. Lunch option was a bit too rustic, but delicious!


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