We love supporting everyone’s favorite plans, that’s why we have this for you. Heighten your chances of spotting unique varieties of birds on this guided tour to Chicaque Natural Park from Bogotá. In the company of an expert, learn about the region’s birds, its biodiversity, and about the park’s flora and other types of fauna. After an ecology-focused hike through the misty forest, enjoy a delicious traditional lunch before heading back to the city.
Colombia is the world’s second-most biodiverse country, and it has more species than any other place on earth. Many would think that most are hidden away, far from the cities: but it is not so!
Trust us when we say if there’s a place to discover this animal’s paradise is right here. Come with us to this magical journey into Chicaque’s fog forest depths and spend the day letting the birds be at their natural home. Just a short ride from Bogotá you can experience this amazing abundance of natural life.
This is specially designed to bird lovers and nature travelers, like you. So, let us surprise you! If you love this experience, we invite you to take part in our birdwatching tour at Monserrate.
This full-day adventure will start early. Our expert guide will pick you up and take you across the city heading south to Chicaque. From the entrance you will start hiking deep in the woods and soon you will be learning about the local avian fauna.
This captivating natural reservoir has seven different kinds of forests and ecosystems. It is also home to more than 100 unique bird species, waiting to be discovered. Grab a pair of binoculars and spend the day exploring. Learn firsthand from a birdwatching expert about every bird that inhabits this park. There are so many that you won’t see the same species twice! You might even pick up the hobby afterward.
You will learn about a great variety of plant and animal species which make their home in these foggy forests.
Navigating these scenic trails will certainly work up your appetite but don’t worry! After a guided and ecology-minded visit to the park, enjoy a delicious traditional lunch as you rest your feet. Then, get a good last look and get ready to take the ride back to Bogotá.
Chicaque Natural Park reaches a temperature of 18°C (65°F). Bring comfortable clothes for hiking and don’t forget a jacket. Weather tends to be cold. Bring comfortable waterproof hiking footwear and a cane if you need it.
Yes, but keep in mind this tour is mostly hiking. The activity happens to be at a considerable height. Please mind telling the guide or noting on the booking if there is any health condition our team should know of.
Birdwatching is an activity that requires the early hours of the morning because that’s when most bird species are active.
The owner of the park is Manuel Escobar Lozano, who decided to share this oasis of nature with all travelers.
In the Muisca language “Chicaque” means powerful and great mountain.
Bogotá is surrounded by natural marvels. Come to Choachí with us and hike to the highest waterfall in Colombia.
Whether arriving or leaving, Gran Colombia Tours offers an amazing transfer service from or to your lodgings: safe and hassle-free!
Give yourself two days to enjoy the best combination of history and nature in the outskirts of Bogotá.