Caño Cristales, the fantastic five colors river
La Macarena is a small town in the center of the Meta Department, and it’s the official departure point to visit Caño Cristales. You can get there by plane from Bogota, Cali or Medellin.
Although La Macarena isn’t appealing, the city is surrounded by lush vegetation and exceptional landscapes. Come here to discover the richness of the Fauna and Flora present in this area, as well as Llanera culture.
The first day starts with a trip to the savannah to sight the wildlife and stop to various breathtaking viewpoints.
The following day, your guide brings to Caño Cristales. Be ready to be amazed, but don’t forget your camera and your sunscreen. After a short bumpee jeep ride, you follow a path passing through a unique ecosystem with low vegetation. Then, you walk alongside the river of 5 colors for a few kilometers so that you can contemplate it from different perspectives. The show is mind-blowing. The weather is quite humid in the Meta; fortunately, there are different waterfalls and natural pools where you can take a dip.
The third day is a boat trip adventure to go up the river Guayabera till the Angosturas I rapids. Open your eyes as you can spot caïmans, turtles, unusual prehistoric birds, iguanas, and more!
Every night, the group spend a joyful moment in a Finca outside La Macarena, dancing on Salsa and Llanero music. Don’t forget to take your flight back for more Colombia destinations!
Include this trip to La Macarena in your Colombia itinerary to discover this mysterious, colorful aquatic plant in Caño Cristales and the landscapes around.
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About Geotours Del Guaviare & Caqueta Travel Activities
Colombia Travel and Geotour del Guaviare are doing a partnership to develop both zones: Caño Cristales and San Jose del Guaviare.
Colombia Travel is a company settled in La Macarena and knows how to deal with all the different issues when organizing a trip to Caño Cristales: Number of entrances per day limited, certified local guide, various means of transportation, and so on. They know what they’re doing. Besides, they also manage charters from Medellin, Bogota, and Cali to get to La Macarena. It’s a significant advantage as the national airline Satena isn’t very reliable for this journey.
Once on the spot, they’ve got all the contacts to ensure that the operation goes smoothly and make your experience unforgettable. The package offered is fantastic as it couples quality and affordable prices.
This activity belongs to an all-included package 4D3N. Prices decrease according to the number of people.
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