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Day hike to the summit of Cerro Batero in Quinchía (Risaralda)

One of our expert and certified guides would love the opportunity to take you to the summit of Cerro Batero. Explore this incredible place in Quinchía, Colombia.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Visit the summit of Cerro Batero and learn about the myths behind it.

  • Explore charming forests and get the best views of the Ventanas Magicas cascade.

  • Live a challenging yet incredibly exciting adventure in Colombia.

Description

In the northeast region of Colombia, in Quinchía, Risaralda, there is a dazzling hill, perfect for a hiking adventure. So get ready for this private trip to the summit of Cerro Batero. And live an unforgettable experience with one of our expert guides!

The main hiking path begins at the kilometer 5 of the Panamerican highway from Quinchía. Thereon it descends to an unpaved road that leads to the Batero community. It is here where we will find this majestic hill, home of ancestral myths and stories.

Legend goes that the summit of Cerro Batero was the home of the Xixaraca deidity, the last indigenous chief of the Currumíes. Thus, only the shamans were worthy of reaching its highest point.

The trek is highly demanding. After traversing a thick forest and climbing steep rocks and iron stairs, a three hour ascent awaits. Therefore, it is recommended to avoid climbing during the rainy season. And it is important to follow all the instructions of one of our certified guides.

From various climbing points, and especially from the summit, we’ll be able to enjoy the sceneries of Ventanas Magicas. This stunning cascades are a spectacle you cannot miss.

This hiking trip, more than a sport activity, is a true adventure to reconnect with with nature. Standing at the top of Cerro Batero will be a great reward for all your effort, with a mesmerizing 360° view of the whole area.

Don’t miss out this opportunity! Send us a request and join one of our certified guides.

If you want to explore another part of the country, check this Nevado de Huila, 3 days ascent from Cali.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 361 each

Group of 2

USD 181 each

Group of 3

USD 120 each

Group of 4

USD 90 each

Group of 5

USD 73 each

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