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In Summary

Why this trip ?

A rainbow-colored stream that serpents in between layers of ancient rock, forming waterfalls and deep natural pools of green, yellow and red in the middle of untouched jungles! It sounds like fiction, but it’s Caño Cristales, a river located at the heart of Los Llanos and La Macarena mountain ranges: Don’t miss the chance to go to one of the most unique places to visit in Colombia.

Your Itinerary

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Caño Cristales

Caño Cristales is an exceptional and surprising natural site, probably considered one of the world’s most beautiful. Its unique ecosystem is very fragile and now belongs to the Sierra de…

At glance

Highlights of this Trip


Caño cristales, the most beautiful river in the world


Meta’s wildlife


Off the beaten path trek

Day by day

Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1

La Macarena

La Serrania de la Macarena is a plateau amid the flatlands and one of Colombia’s most delicate and beautiful ecosystems. That’s why its population is committed to its preservation and the promotion of ecotourism, as you will soon learn at your arrival at the small town of La Macarena. There, after a small environmental talk, you will go on a boat ride through the Guayabero river to see birds, turtles, and eye-catching rock formations.

  • L, D
  • 1h30
  • 20 min
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Day 2

Caño Cristales

You will navigate again the Guayabero river to the starting point of the hike to Caño Cristales: Virgin jungles, the sounds of nature, rare wildlife, and thick vegetation that will finally open up to reveal the mesmerizing colors of a magical river that looks as if taken out of fiction. At night, back at the town of La Macarena, you will enjoy typical gastronomy and a traditional dance show.

  • B, L, D
  • 5h
  • 20 min
  • 20 min

Day 3

Caño Cristales

Did you think you were gonna go home without seeing the most beautiful river in the world again? You will retrace your steps through La Macarena’s beautiful nature to see Caño Cristales one last time, a hidden gem in Colombia.
(The itinerary can change.)

  • B, L
  • 2h
  • 20 min
  • 20 min

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Included in this Travel


  • Breakfasts
  • Local transportation
  • Local guides specialist of the region

Not Included


Price & Details



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  • 5% discount on your next trip
  • Covid Special Guaranteed reimbursement on D-15 in case of health emergency


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The tourist activities have resumed as usual in Colombia. We have an article dedicated to the Covid that we update regularly and will give you all the information about the Covid 19. Do not hesitate to contact us for any question

Colombia knows all climates. What you will take in your suitcase depends mainly on the regions you want to visit. We also have a very comprehensive article on the subject: best season to go to Colombia

Colombia is seasonal, with the high season being mainly from December to January. Some of the most beautiful hotels may be fully booked in advance, however we recommend that you book your trip at least 3 to 6 months in advance.

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