Caño Cristales 3 days from Bogotá

Meta, Colombia
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$1,790,000 COP

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Come and see Caño Cristales from Bogotá and discover why it is known as the world's most beautiful five-colour river. A destination in the Serranía de la Macarena located in the department of Meta with an amazing beauty, thanks to its beautiful landscapes and special algae that give this color to the river. Visit with this tour Caño Cristales, also other places not to be missed in this place as Caño Cristalitos, Los Hoyos, El Paseo de la Danta, among others.


Duration time: 3 days.


Start time and place: Between 6:00 and 9:35 am - Puente Aéreo, El Dorado International Airport.


Time and place where it ends: Between 11:11 am and 2:00 pm - Javier Noreña Valencia Airport.


Day 1 - Arrival to La Macarena:

We will be waiting for you at the airport in La Macarena to take you to the hotel and once there, you will settle into your room and then start your adventure. First, you will take a boat ride on the Guayabero River, for 25 minutes. And secondly, you will take a 30-minute walk to Caño Cristalitos, a real natural spa with crystal-clear waters and natural pools, perfect to relax and enjoy the place. There you will have a delicious typical lunch in cold cuts. In the afternoon, you will return to La Macarena, have dinner and spend the night at the hotel.

 

Day 2 - Discovering Caño Cristales:

After breakfast, you will take a boat ride on the Guayabero River and then a 4X4 vehicle to the entrance of Caño Cristales. You will travel through different attractions on this incredible river, visiting places like: Los Hoyos, Los Pianos, La Piscina del Turista, Los Cuarzos and El Paso de la Danta, among others. You'll be able to go swimming in natural pools of crystalline water, take pictures, enjoy waterfalls and various unique natural environments. You'll be eating lunch on the tour. At the end of the afternoon you will return to La Macarena.

 

Day 3 - Visit Caño Piedra:

Our third day of this tour to Caño Cristales begins by taking a ground transportation to ?Caño Piedra?. The flat savannahs, the Serranía de La Macarena and the Guayabero River will be part of the journey to our place. There you will have a morning of rest in this river of crystalline and warm waters. Before noon, you will return to La Macarena, where the journey ends.

 

  • Bogotá - La Macarena - Bogotá airplane tickets.
  • Land and river transport to make the itinerary.
  • Food (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners. Hydration and snacks during the tour).
  • Accommodation in standard hotel (2 nights in standard hotel. In single, double or triple accommodation with private bathroom and fan or air conditioning. Subject to availability. Raise your level of comfort and luxury by asking our advisors). 
  • Visit to the designated places.
  • Guide in Spanish.
  • Health insurance.
  • Contribute to the surrounding communities.
  • Contribution to the Civil Defense Corps.
  • Management of entry permits before National Parks and Cormacarena.

  • Entrance to National Parks and Cormacarena (50,000 COP for nationals or foreign residents between 13 and 25 years old; 33,500 COP for children between 5 and 12 years old; 65,500 COP for adult nationals or foreign residents between 26 and 65 years old; and $99,000 for foreigners. Nationals over 65 years old are exempt from paying this tax (This value must be paid at the time of booking).
  • Tax on tourism in the Municipality of La Macarena (27,400 COP for nationals and 41,800 COP for foreigners)
  • La Macarena airport tax (6,000 COP).
  • Bilingual guide in English or French.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Expenses not specified in the itinerary.

  • In the municipality of La Macarena there is no exchange house, you must carry your money in Colombian pesos.
  • The only mobile operator is Claro.
  • Banks in the Macarena:
    • Banco Agrario. (Normal hours, no extra hours).
    • Bancolombia ATM (During the tourist season this ATM is kept without money)
  • Get vaccinated against Yellow Fever.
  • The paths to visit in Caño Cristales are assigned by the environmental entities, this itinerary can suffer changes due to environmental conditions.
  • The flight schedule may change, depending on weather and aviation permission.
  • Bring a reusable water bottle or camel back. Single-use plastics are prohibited from entering the National Parks.
  • Wear clothes that protect you from the sun. The entry and use of repellent, sunscreen and creams is prohibited because they can affect the ecosystem and plants.
  • It is forbidden to smoke and/or drink alcoholic beverages inside the park.
  • Trekking or tennis shoes with good grip.
  • Children under 5 years old are not allowed in the park.
  • Vegetarians or people with special food requirements should notify at the time of booking.

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