Trip Planner: South America / Colombia / Cundinamarca Department / San Antonio del Tequendama / Chicaque / Parque Natural Chicaque
Head to Parque Natural Chicaque for cloud forest walks over well-maintained and signposted routes. The 3 sq km (1.2 sq mi) park's biological diversity and changing topography make it ripe for exploration, with monkeys, rabbits, mountain cats, and over 200 bird species sharing lush forests, steep hills, and river valleys. Consider renting a pony for a new perspective on the park and a chance to take in the sights at a comfortable pace. Located close to one of the busiest urban centers on the continent, this sprawling park offers a convenient and welcome escape from the city. To find out how to plan a trip to San Antonio del Tequendama, use our trip itinerary maker.
Parque Natural Chicaque reviews
This is great nature place a little outside Bogota. The park is beautiful and has an awesome variety of birds including humming birds. Excellent restaurant in the park with lot of food options. Be... more »
This was our favorite thing that we did when we were in Bogota. It's such a beautiful place and since it's Colombia, everything was super cheap. The park entrance fee was around $US 4.50/person... more »
Wonderful. So close to bustling Bogotá, yet so peaceful and harmonious. I was hoping for a nice drive though the country side, but the urban sprawl stretches to within 3-4 km of the entrance. Despite that, when you're in the park, you're in another world. I would classify this hike as intermediate. It's mostly easy, but people with mobility issues will not be comfortable at all in many sections. The gorgeous hut at the bottom serves good food and sublime empanadas. The return jeep seems to come when it wants. We were told it would arrive 10-15 minutes after we bought our tickets, but it was more like +30 minutes.
Beautiful park but very mismanaged. They told us the horses or jeep that brings you back only runs a few times a day . The map is terrible too. So expect to spend longer there or go with the tour.
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