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Trekking in the paramo de octa Oceta is considered one of the most beautiful paramos in the world. Trekking - Ecological hike, to develop this activity a specialized guide will lead you through this place, with the possibility of doing it any day of...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Paramo de Oceta, Mongui 152207, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're thinking about visiting the Paramo de Oceta, doubt no longer and do the hike with Maria Tours. We strongly recommend them! Maria's daughter Tatiana went with us and we couldn't have wished for a better guide! She is very knowledgeable, friendly and fun!...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lotte V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a tour to the Páramo de Ocetá with Maria via Whatsapp. Her daughter Esmeralda was our guide. She is very knowledgable and kind. We were able to walk on our own speed and tp make lots of fotographs. You can not do the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

I did the trekking of the Paramo with Maria’s daughter Esmeralda, who, just like her name, is an absolute gem! Both mother and daughter are fantastic guides, very passionate about the protection of the unique Paramo landscapes and the remnants of the Muisca culture of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tanjak312
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

The Paramo is absolutely beautiful! I went with Maria as a guide (together with one more girl), and she is amazing. The girl and I both don’t speak Spanish very well, but because Maria explained everything really simple, I could understand almost everything she told...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We did this hike in August 2018. The hike starts from Mongui. Mongui is a tiny town but offers accommodation. We slept in Sogamoso and via our hostel we arranged a taxi to bring us to Mongui (1h drive max). Once we arrived in Mongui...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

A stunning hike, worth it even though the rain / fog. I caught a bus from Sogamoso (takes about 1 hour $4000) arriving in Mongui at 10. After consulting reviews and looking at Maps me I choose to go solo- have minimal Spanish so wasn't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Páramo de Ocetá is fantastic. One of the best landscapes we’ve ever seen. We hired the best local guide ever! His name is EMIGDIO, and his company is TURISMONGUÍ. Just a few metres from the main square in Monguí. He told us so much about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We walked 2 hours by ourselves before being stop by some guy telling us that we had to go back to mongui to hire a mandatory guide for 40'000 pesos / person. Hiring a guide is totally unnecessary, the path is very clear and everything...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We got a lift up to the start of the hike, glad we did as we were struggling with the altitude. The hike through the Frailejones was great having only seen the ground high ones before. I am sure our guide would have liked to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank lI0ve2h0liday
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the Paramo de Oceta with a guide of Mongui Travels (the office is at the main square, next to the tourist information). To be honest, most of the track is in maps.me. But the guide (Camilo) gave a lot of information (about plants,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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