Venture to one of the most fascinating treasures of Colombia at the Chingaza National Natural Park, a must do in Bogotá for nature lovers. The park is a natural and cultural territory overflowing with natural spring water, sacred indigenous places, lakes and majestic flora and fauna of the high Andes.
Chingaza is one of the most extraordinary natural parks of Colombia located east of Bogotá at an altitude of approximately 3.400 meters (11.150 feet). It´s a unique and pristine paramo ecosystem unique only to the Andes mountains that plays a crucial role in sustaining the balance of the earth. It guards the most ancient secrets and cosmogony inherited from the Muiscas, indigenous people who protected this territory as sacred for centuries.
A hike through Chingaza will give you the opportunity to observe many endangered species, endemic plants, 186 documented species of birds, Andean bears, small felines, the amazing frailejon and the many sacred lagoons of the fragile ecosystem. Chingaza National Park offers hiking, trekking, camping, birdwatching, wildlife viewing, breathtaking views of High Andean paramo, wetlands and cloud forest.