Sanctuary Chiquito


Altitude 3.700 m.a.s.l.
Temperature 5 - 12 ºC
Duration 1 day
Difficulty Intermediate
Cost $55.000

It is located in the km 28 on the road connecting Zipaquira with San Cayetano (68 km from Bogotá). The reserve sits at the altitude of 3,500 to 3750 meters and is in an excellent view point over the Magdalena Valley and the region of Pacho (Cundinamarca).

On clear days it is possible to see the glaciers of the Los Nevados national park in the central mountain range of Andes from. In the western side of the reserve there are important areas of cloud forests which supply water to the town of Pacho. The highlights of the reserve are the rock formations and the broad valleys full of “frailejones”. 

This reserve is a private initiative with an objective to raise an awareness of the importance of the “páramo” in the region currently being threatened by mining, agriculture and communications infrastructure.

The cost of the hike includes transportation and guidance. Each person must bring lunch and beverages. Always be prepared for rain, cold or heat. We recommend to bring some clothe to change after the hike.

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