Fundación Al Verde Vivo: Suesca Nature Walk: Explore the Environment of the Bogota River

Suesca Nature Walk: Explore the Environment of the Bogota River

Suesca, Colombia

Fundación Al Verde Vivo

Non-profit organization

8 hours
From$58 USDPer person

100% of host revenue is invested back into the local community

To promote a sustainable relationship between communities and the environment through education and ecotourism development, as well as to protect local ecosystems through the adoption of trees.

Tour Highlights

  • Take a guided ecological walk to help reforestation efforts and river bank clean-up in Colombia.
  • Discover the majestic cliffs of Farallones de Suesca.
  • Use all five senses to engage with the natural beauty around you.

Tour revenue will help plant and maintain forests in the catchment area as well as support cleaning and clearing efforts on the river bank.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Monday - Sunday with reservation

  • Start Time

    7:30 am

  • Duration

    8 hours

  • Good For

    Adults, Families

  • Languages

    Spanish

  • Difficulty

    Medium (2-5 miles/ 3-8 km walking distance, some physical effort)

  • Clothing & Equipment

    Comfortable shoes for walking, Warm clothes

  • Tour Participants

    25 to 100

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Yes

Tour Description

Connect with nature on this peaceful walking tour. The tour starts with a discussion on the impact of climate change and deforestion on the watershed areas.

Then trek along the Bogota River as you pass through forests planted by the organization. Local tour guides will share the history of this scenic area and highlight geological formations like the Farallones de Suesca.

Taste, smell, see, hear and feel your way through your surroundings, engaging your senses and recognize the value and importance of the environment around you.

1 Visitor Review

  • March 5, 2014

    "The best experience that you can have! Contributing to the planet so that each day it is better -- that's priceless."

How To Get There

The tour begins at the train station in Cacicazgo, Suesca, Cundinamarca. Take the highway 1 hour north to Sesquilé and Suesca, until you reach an area known as "La Playa." The road leads to a railroad, where you will see a large green house and the Suesca train station.

More About Fundación Al Verde Vivo

Mission

To promote a sustainable relationship between communities and the environment through education and eco-tourism development, as well as to protect local ecosystems through the adoption of trees.

Main Programs

  • Cleaning and planting of native forest at the height of Chocontá and Suesca

  • Fish research

  • Tree adoption

Awards & Recognition

The Telly Awards
1996 Winner
El Tiempo
Notable Press Mention