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Colombia - Caño Cristales


USD 780

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  • 1
  • 4 Days

Stephan Stober


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Colombia - Caño Cristales

La Macarena Natural Reserve represents a unique slice of biogeography, and is a meeting point of the territories of the Amazon and of the Orinoco. One of the best-known attractions is the astonishing river “Caño Cristales”, commonly called "The River of Five Colors," "The Liquid Rainbow" and "The Most Beautiful River in the World" because of the algae that produces vibrant colors and gives this river its unique beauty.

Arriving to la Macarena

Our 3-hour overland trip from Bogotá to the Meta department starts around 6:00 am from our meeting point. We leave Bogotá heading south towards Villavicencio, capital of Meta.On arrival, transfer to the airport and flight to “La Macarena” mountain range, landing on a grass runway. We spend the night in our Hotel in la Macarena Read more

La Macarena, 3 Nights

Trek to "The Liquid Rainbow"

After breakfast, we trek to Caño Cristales, to sector Cascada de Pozo Cuadrado, a place of indescribable beauty, with waterfalls, lakes of crystal-clear waters and colorful river bottoms.The best time to visit Caño Cristales is between August and November.Hike through the region, enjoy time to take photos, swim and relax. We will return to town for a delicious traditional meal. Read more

La Macarena

Relax at the River of Five Colors

Today we trek to a different area of the river, to see another unbelievable sight at the sector Cascada de Pailón. The day will be spent hiking through this part of the reserve and absorbing all the natural beauty. Take the time to imprint these sights in your memory, before returning to Macarena for dinner and another well deserved rest. Read more

La Macarena

Back to Bogota

In the morning we transfer to the runway and fly back to Villavicencio. After that we make the overland return journey to Bogotá and transfer to the hotel or airport.We hope to see you again here in Colombia!



Day in trip
Day 1
Location La Macarena
Hotel Hotel Mariana Caño Cristales or Similar


Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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