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Mountain Climbing in Colombia

Take off to the Andes north of the equator and reach summits over 5,000 meters on a mountain climbing trip in Colombia!

Between the three sub-ranges of the Colombian Andes and the second highest coastal mountain range in the world – the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, there are few mountains that won’t impress you as a mountaineer. The highest peaks of the country are some of the world’s most prominent, while the Andes have seamless access to the towns and cities of this incredible beautiful, diverse, and wonderfully unique South American country. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Mountain Climbing trips in Colombia. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Colombia

Colombia, the world's second most bio-diverse country as a whole, is the most diverse country in terms of bird species. Whether this is surprising or not, it is impressive for a country with an area of just over 1.1 million square kilometers. The 40,000-plus plant species will supplement your climb, offering a new perspective to beauty at every elevation increase. There are few places as unique and relentless in their natural aesthetics as the high altitude regions of Colombia.


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Peso (COP)

Best Time to Visit

December through March are the best months to visit, boasting the most popular and common mountain climbing trips. Depending on your objective, it is possible to take on some of the mountains are various times throughout the year

How to Get There

Bogota is centrally located, so flying into the capital is the best way to get there. Direct flights connect much of North and South America, with some flights to Paris and London. Within Colombia, buses run efficiently, though it takes a longer amount of time


While most of the country is tropical, the high mountain areas have a much different climate. At extreme altitudes (4,000m+), constant snow and ice is common. Cold weather defines the Andes, and mean temperatures fall below 10 degrees (Celsius) once you exceed 3,000 meters

More info about Mountain Climbing in Colombia:

Colombia is a country in South America bordered by Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, and Ecuador. Known for its mountainous terrain, the country has myriad options for intrepid mountaineers, from the Andes reaching across the southern border to the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in the north with the country’s tallest peaks (Pico Simon Bolivar and Pico Cristobal Colon at 5,700m). The countless options objectives across a wide spectrum of altitude and terrain include rainforests, deserts, high plateaus, and savannas. Most of the populations are in the elevated central part of Colombia, making access to a majority of the mountains and climbs manageable

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