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Activities in colombia

Biking

Biking is very popular in colombia. People use bicycles everywhere. In bogotá, on sundays, a portion of the main streets are closed for the morning. This creates a huge 100km bike path over the whole city. You can rent bikes in the candelaria district to explore bogotá with or without a guide. Bogotá bike tours (www.bogotabiketours.com) leads daily bike tours of bogotá and you can rent bikes in many cities in colombia.

Birdwatching

Colombia is a birdwatchers’ paradise, with more bird species than anywhere else in the world. The casual birdwatcher just needs to bring his or her binoculars and observe during daily activities. If you’re interested in a specific vacation that revolves around bird watching, you need to contact a professional guide service. Two recommended bird watching operations that offer nationwide bird watching services are:

Camping

Camping sites can be found in many places in colombia. Most tourist areas in the country have camping, but there is a general lack of information on the locations and facilities. Check the following sections for camping information:

Caving and rappelling

Adventurers can find caving and rappelling in the san gil area. Paramo santander extremo (www.paramosantanderextremo.com) leads tours near san gil

Diving can be found on the pacific coast, san andres, cartagena and taganga. In Cartagena and tagging full courses are available. Cartagena offers diving to islands off its shore. Diving planet (www.divingplanet.org) operates out of Cartagena. Taranga has at least eight dive companies offering different types of services with different price ranges. On the pacific coast you can dive in reefs and in wrecks with posada touristic orcas de matzo.

Golf

Golf is a popular activity in Colombia, but hard to access for foreigners. There are golf courses all over. Bogotá has a few public courses and over 30 private clubs. One hour outside of Bogotá, la cyma golf club is open to public. This beautiful mountain course has reasonable green fees, but is challenging to get to. City golf performance center in Bogotá has an excellent indoor practice facility with very low cost for use and lessons. Check our Bogotá section for information on both golf facilities.

Light hiking trails can be found all over colombia. Just outside bogotá great hiking can be found in siesta, guativita and parquet chicaque. There is excellent mountain hiking in mince and parquet Tyrone offers amazing trails that border the jungle and the ocean. Cabot de la vela have stunning desert hikes for those seeking solitude.

Trekking

Colombia’s main treks are to the lost city and el cocky. The lost city trek must be done with a guide. We have listed a few guide companies in the tagging section who offer the lost city trek. The cocky trek is possible on your own, but it’s advised to contact a tour operator for advisement. The following companies conduct el cocky treks.

Mountain biking tours and activities can be found in many destinations in Colombia. Access to trails is difficult, however, and travelers should hire professional guides. In siesta you can contact Andres at explore siesta for guided mountain bike tours. The plantation house in silent rents mountain bikes and helps with trail information.

Whale watching can be found on the pacific coast from June to late September. There are bays that are used as a breeding ground during this time. You can catch a tour with posada touristic orcas de matzo before the whales depart for the arctic in October.

Last word

There is kayaking on the riot san Diego outside of sancta Marta. Inquire at exporter in tagging for information. In san gil you can contact world class fishing is found on the pacific coast. Posada touristic orcas de matzo leads trips

Whale watching can be found on the pacific coast from June to late September. There are bays that are used as a breeding ground during this time. You can catch a tour with posada touristic orcas de matzo before the whales depart for the arctic in October.

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