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La Chorrera and El Chiflón Waterfall Hiking Adventure from Bogotá

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  • 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
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La Chorrera and El Chiflón Waterfall Hiking Adventure from Bogotá
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La Chorrera and El Chiflón Waterfall Hiking Adventure from Bogotá
US$104.00
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.
What to Expect
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.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful trip to the Waterfalls

This was a great trip, just a short distance away from Bogota, but it felt like a hundred km away. We were picked up our driver and our fantastic guide Juan who provided us with wonderful information about Bogota, graffiti artists, music and life in...More

Thank GordonK49
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Adventure Hike and Tour Outside Bogota

We had Alejandro as our guide and he was great!! He knows a lot of interesting facts about Bogota and he's personable and nice on the 1 hour drive to Choachi. The hike was beautiful... it takes a couple hours to get to the big...More

Thank fun_lovin412
Reviewed 26 June 2018
Amazing Waterfall Hike Outside Bogota

With only a short amount of time in Bogota, we were so glad we booked this amazing hiking experience and got a taste of rural Colombia and the amazing landscape just outside the city. The waterfalls were spectacular and flowing nicely since rainy season had...More

Thank TinoTravelers
Paula D, Guest Relations Manager at Impulse Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tino, Thanks for taking a time to write us your comments! We are glad to know you enjoyed your tour to La Chorrera and you are right, this tour is the perfect way to get away from the city's noise and stress and discover...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Fantastic tour

this tour is one of my favorites. our guide was fantastic, he told us everything we needed to know about the hike, he's very knowledgeable about the trees, birds and plants you can find in the hike. I was amaze with all the nature. half...More

1  Thank nancy m
Paula D, Guest Relations Manager at Impulse Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hi Nancy, Thank you very much for your comments. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your experience and that Emilio achieved the goal of delivering meaningful experiences to our customers. La Chorrera hike is definitely an amazing activity and an excellent way to...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile
Very interesting

Emilio gave a really good tour with lots of info. However we never received snacks or water during the trip, so bring your own.More

4  Thank Paul M
Paula D, Guest Relations Manager at Impulse Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi Paul, Thank you very much for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to La Chorrera, which is one of our favorite tours. The amazing nature and vegetation found near Bogotá, with such a beautiful waterfall, is unique. We apologize for the...More

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