Multiple day trips
The Pacific coast in Colombia is a paradise of mountains covered with pristine wet jungles, mangrove wetlands, coastline vegetation and beautiful beaches bathed by countless streams of crystal clear fresh water dripping down from the mountains. Being inside the Chocó bio-region, one of the wettest on earth, it is a prefect place for observing a high diversity of orchids and other tropical plants.
Surrounded by high elevation mountains topped with páramo habitats, and birth place of one of the biggest Amazonian rivers in Colombia, the Putumayo river, this region is influenced by the humid and warm air rising from the amazon up to the Andes peaks creating forested slopes where a lot of species of flora and fauna exist at different elevation levels.
Urrao, Western Andes (4 to 7 days)
At a little more than 4 hours away from Medellín, Urrao is a picturesque town located in a middle elevation valley in the north-western Andes. It is surrounded by a variety of habitats, including middle elevation cloud forests, páramo highlands and lowland jungles.
At 2 1/2 hours from Medellín, this popular tourist destination situated near a large man-made reservoir and local attractions such as the Piedra De Peñol. We will visit Guatapé, recognized as one of the most colorful towns in the world. On the islands and shores of the reservoir are some well-preserved wet forests, some of them accessible only by boat that are inhabited by numerous varieties of orchids.
Santo Domingo River Canyon: (4 days)
This adventure destination is an eco-lodge located on one of the slopes of the canyon of the Santo Domingo River, a region possessing one of the largest and best preserved forests in Antioquia.