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Trekking Páramo del Sol
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35k trek

3,987 masl


Level 5 


10 seats max.


multiple dates


The páramo del Sol, one of the best preserved ecosystems of this type in Colombia, is located on the western mountain range near the municipality of Urrao, it is part of a complex of páramo and high Andean forest ecosystems, of which the municipalities of Abriaquí, Caicedo and Frontino.

This great tour will be divided into 3 days, we will start by entering the Proaves reserve where we will be able to see approximately 12 different species of hummingbirds, some of them endemic, our main objective will be to reach the top of bells, the maximum height of the páramo with 3,987 meters above sea level, where in addition to the great view over the western mountain range and the municipality of Urrao we can visit the lagoon and the polylepis forest, we will also observe a large number of frailejones characteristic of this ecosystem._cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_

We offer all the professional equipment to make this expedition safe, minimizing the impact on the ecosystem with the use of NDR techniques, and portable toilets, to make this a great sustainable experience. 


  • Difficulty level: 5  

  • Altitude: 3,987 masl max.

  • Total route: 35 km


  • Day 1:

Meeting in Urrao 8:30 pm

Hotel accommodation

equipment verification

Receipt of equipment to be ported

  • Day 2:


Transfer Urrao - Vereda Chuscal 4:00 am


Start of the trek 5:00 am 


Trekking path El Chuscal - Proaves Trail - Stone of the Bear

( base camp)

  • Day 3:

Trekking base camp- Alto de Campanas- Laguna- Base camp 

  • Day 4:


Trekking base camp- el fourteen- path El Chuscal

Transfer Vereda Chuscal-Urrao.

Arrival in Urrao: approximately 3:00 pm.

* Schedules may vary depending on weather, environmental, public order or road conditions.


  •   Have no knee or ankle problems, be in healthy physical condition. 

  • Bring enough food for 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners in the mountains (non-perishable and/or canned) 


  • Bring a gas camping stove and kitchen utensils

  •  Trekking boots, or plastic boots (pantaneras).


  •  Sunscreen.

  •   Sportswear for cold weather, preferably quick drying,

(2 changes)  

  •  Cap or hat.

  • windbreaker jacket

  • Polar or cotton jacket (fleece) 


  •  Tennis, crocs, or comfortable shoes to wear at base camp 


  • Bring Hydration, minimum 2.5 lt (in the place you can recharge water suitable for consumption)

  • Pack everything inside ziploc bags, dry or watertight bags, or alternatively plastic bags, this in order to prevent your belongings from getting wet or damp  



  • Transport Urrao - village Chuscal - Urrao

  • Local guide and La Ruta Outdoor certified WFR (lifeguard in wild areas)

  •  Entry to Proaves reserve 

  •   Lodging in Hotel of the municipality of Urrao x 1 night

  •  Camping space Base camp x 2 nights

  • tarp kitchen area

  • Portable bathroom

  • Equipment carrier (tent, sleeping bag and insulation) Chuscal trail - Base camp - Trail* (optional)

  • medical assistance insurance


Camping Equipment Option included*:

  • Tent 3-4 seasons for 2,3, or 5 people

  •  Sleeping bag 0°- 5°

  •  Thermal insulation

  • Gas stove  


Does not include:

  • Transport Medellin- Urrao- Medellin

  •  Power 

  • Unspecified expenses



  • Reserve your space with 50% of the total value and you can pay in full up to 5 days before departure.


  • Date changes or cancellations will only be valid up to 5 days before departure. 


  • Once the tour has started, no refunds, cancellations or compensation apply.

equipment included

Portage included

Equipment and Portage NOT included  

Next dates
+ August 12-15
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