Day Trip to Nevado del Ruiz in Caldas ColombiaNevado del Ruiz, Villamaría, Caldas, Colombia
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Located to the southeast of Manizales, the snow reaches a height of 5,400 meters above sea level. At 4,800 meters the hiker meets perpetual snow. A couple of cottages Ministry of Environment relief serve tourists in their ascent.
The Nevado del Ruiz is part of the National Park of Los Nevados, which includes the departments of Risaralda, Caldas, Quindio and Tolima.
This site is recognized for its environmental importance for the entire region of the coffee axis, there can be found in addition to the Nevado del Ruiz, the following sites: Nevado del Tolima, Nevado Santa Isabel, Nevado del Quindio, Lake Otún and Termales del Ruiz.
In this beautiful place, you can go hiking, fishing and hiking through interpretive trails accompanied by expert guides in the park. The trek includes transportation: Manizales – Nevado del Ruiz – Manizales, breakfast.
It is not advisable to ascend people with heart or breathing problems.
Children under 6 years old, adults over 65 and women in gestation should refrain from visiting the park.
It is not allowed to consume alcohol and cigarettes during the visit to the Park.
It is forbidden littering and extract any type of plant, animal and geological material.
Before the visit
Five days before the visit to the park, it is advisable to consume peanuts, granola, a good portion of carbohydrates (sandwich – chocolates), fruits such as pear, banana and enough water.
During the visit
Bring a fruit and a chocolate bar, preferably with peanuts.
Wear appropriate clothing for cold weather (jacket, gloves, scarves, hats, etc.). It is advisable to wear jeans, best waterproof sweatshirt with a lycra by below.
Apply sunscreen every two hours.
Wear glasses with UV protection
Wear comfortable shoes that ensures impermeability.
Open the windows of the vehicle during ascent.
Comply with the recommendations of the guides and staff of National Parks.
Contact with us
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