Bogota is a riotous, exciting, complex and beautiful place, full of good times and captivating things to see and do. Its location on a high plateau in the Eastern Cordillera of the Andes means the surrounding mountainous countryside is a climbers dream, with plenty of mountain climbing options close to the city.
Mountain climbers have been coming to Bogota for years due to it being a gateway to the nearby mountains, with plenty of challenging and rewarding peaks to climb.
Take a pick from our selection of mountain climbing trips in Bogota, and hear the mountains calling!
Due to the high altitude location of Bogota and its surroundings, it is recommended that one spends a few days in the city acclimatizing to the altitude before undertaking any mountain climbs.
Temperatures can get very cold closer to the summits of the mountains, so please pack and wear appropriate clothing so as not to get caught out.
The same throughout the entire year, with daytime averaging 20 degrees celsius and nighttime averaging 8-9 degrees celsius. Wet seasons from April-May and September to November.
Flights to El Dorado International Airport from most major North, Central and South American hubs.
December-March and June-August, which are the dry seasons.
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