Paramillo del Quindío Volcano 4745 M
COL-35 / 6-day trip / Grade: T3, F
Trekking: Los Nevados National Park & Cocora Valley
Climb: Paramillo del Quindio Volcano (4745 m)
Los Nevados National Park located in the central Andes range is one of the high mountain parks in the country, located in the traditional coffee area of Colombia elapsing four states: Tolima, Quindío, Risaralda and Caldas.
The main goal of this program is to trek to the summit of Paramillo del Quindío Volcano (4745 m), the highest summit in the state of Quindio, located right in the middle of the National Park. The Paramillo has one of the best 360º panoramic views, overlooking the three major snow capped volcanoes: Nevado del Ruiz (5321 m), Nevado del Tolima (5221 m) and Nevado del Santa Isabel (4965 m). On top of all this, the approach trek is of extraordinary beauty, as it goes through different thermic floors, where it is possible to appreciate the biodiversity that characterizes the country. The hikes are not that difficult, but the area is known for the long distances to be cover during the daily itineraries.
|Day 1||Bogotá – Pereira – Trek: “La Pastora” (2460 m)|
|Day 2||Trekking: “Berlin” farm (3848 m)|
|Day 3||Climb: Paramillo del Quíndio (4745 m)|
|Day 4||Trekking: Salento (1919 m)|
|Day 5||Salento (1919 m) – Coffee tour|
|Day 6||Armenia – Bogotá|