This ecotourism uncover hidden natural treasures. Come and explore Colombia lush nature! Begin your trip from Medellin, travel around the diverse Antioquia region and enjoy the countless water resources of the region. Visit various natural reserves, be amazed by the birding experience. Choose from a different hike every day, discover indigenous remaining’s in the jungle.
Explore places that are not on the tourist guides (yet). Go active with the adventure activities at the unique marvel river Rio Claro or just feel the vibrant energy of the place and enjoy the nature. Ecotourism in this region is creating new ways of sustainable development and transforming social context, experience the change!
History & Local living, Nature, Wellness
Medellin, San Rafael, Cocorna, San Luis, Puerto Berrio, Rio Claro
Max 16- Average 12 travelers
Double accommodation (6 nights). Upgrade available.
6 breakfasts, 5 lunchs, 2 dinners
Private van or car A/C, city train
Bilingual guide, experts at locations, kayakers, cave guide, driver
Transport: private vehicle
Average 40 min 35km
Free time: from the time of you arrival to the next day
| Accommodation Hotel Diez or similar
|Meals include: Breakfast|
Transport: private vehicle
Free time:from 15:00
Curious about the history of Medellin in the past years? Visit genuine neighborhoods, learn the insights from their inhabitants. Witness the transformation of places that where once violent territories. Share with the Comuna 13 community, enjoy meaningful graffiti and ride the only public escalators in the world. Keep it real at the downtown in the “Salon Malaga”; a 50 year old coffee place and tango music sanctuary. Take a ride on the new railway. Try exotic fruits and learn about medicinal plants at the oldest farmers market in the city “la placita de Flores”. Tour the memory museum unique of it´s kind in Colombia
| Accommodation Ecohotel San Rafa
||Meals included:Breakfast, lunch,dinner.|
|Transport: Private vehicle. Average 2.5 hrs 122 kms||Free time: from 17:00|
San Rafael Ecotourism
Visit a natural reserve with crystalline water surrounded by a diverse native forest. Explore the banks of the Guatapé River and Arenales River. Discover wonderful places to take a bath and swim in clear turquoise fresh water. Observe a large variety of plants and birds during your hike and immerse yourself in the tranquility and beauty of the San Rafael village.
|Accommodation Hotel Tierra de Agua||Meals include: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.|
|Private vehicle: Average 2 hrs 93 kms||Free time: from 15:00|
Travel to an spectacular spot with countless water resources. The people there have been working to preserve them clean and the ecosystem that supports it, healthy. Enjoy your eco-hotel with natural pools, Turkish bath and whirlpools of hot and cold water in the middle of nature. You can also enjoy a massages and SPA treatment area. This ecological paradise have water births and crystalline waterfalls that shared stage with a 1200-year-old indigenous ancestral trail.
Visit the traditional sugar mill “Trapiche panelero” and understand the importance of this product for Colombian gastronomic culture
|Accommodation Natural reserve Rio Claro
||Meals include:Breakfast, lunch|
|Transport: Private vehicle: Average 1.5 66km||Free time: from 16:00|
Trekking inside the jungle. Petroglyph exploration.
Meet the community at this cool, off the beaten path place. They will be your local guides during this eco-trip inside of marvelous finding. You will hike inside the forest to find the petroglyphs. This stones show the evidence of the former indigenous inhabitants of the place. Aside of this thousand old carved stones, you can also find ; pools for ritual baths formed by stones and surrounded by stunning mountains, natural slides and caves to explore. Bird watching is also an activity you can enjoy here. Welcome to the real jungle!
Your accommodation is located at a natural reserve. Enjoy the sounds from the forest open in your open-air room and the view.
|Accommodation. Palomares or similar||Meals include:Breakfast, lunch|
|Transport: None||Free time:from 16:00|
Trek next to a river of crystal clear waters that runs over million years old rocks forming a unique canyon of marble walls.
Swim in the river and learn from the specialist about the rocks, birds and plants that make the spot and absolutely magical place
RAFTING. Navigate down the river in inflatable rafts while enjoying the exuberant tropical rain forest
CANOPY: Feel the emotion of flying through the air with the zip line adventure
SPELUNKING: Find the ‘Temple of Time’, a fossil cavern richly decorated with a variety of stalactites and stalagmites.
BIRDWATCHING : Different species of birds are endemic from this ecosystem and a the reserve is great location to find them.
Arrive to your hotel close to MDE airport from Rio Claro
|Private vehicle: 15 min to the airport||Free time: from 7:00|
Take your flight home at any time
You can also extend your time in Colombia by asking us about options or book in advance another whole journey option