Tour to The Sierra Nevada – Cerro Kennedy
In this Tour to Cerro Kennedy on Sierra Nevada you will have the opportunity to disconnect from the reality on the foothills of Sierra Nevada from Santa Marta, at an altitude of 3,100 meters above sea level, at its highest point. From there, you can get an excellent panoramic view of the snow-capped peaks Simon Bolívar and Cristobal Colón, as well as observing part of Santa Marta and the entire mountainous system that makes up the Sierra Nevada, during the tour you can see the great diversity of flora and fauna from this mountainous region.
This exotic place is accessed by a Sierra Nevada Tour of at least two days and begins with a journey of about 35 km in a 4 × 4 truck through an unpaved road as far as La Tagua, just after that you continue to Santa Elena country estate, located at 2,200 meters above sea level, from this cozy place you are going to ascend on natural paths, with spectacular panoramic views between the immensity of the mountains of Sierra Nevada of the Santa Marta.
|PLACE OF DEPARTURE||Santa Marta, Colombia.|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at 8:00 AM to the indicated meeting point for an early departure.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately at 5:30 PM in the last day of the tour.|
Sierra Nevada Santa Marta Trekking – Cerro Kennedy
Day 1 - Departure
We leave at 8:00 a.m. from your hotel in Santa Marta taking a route of approximately 14 km in a Jeep to Minca Town, where you will make a panoramic tour and visit a coffee farm and know the process of organic coffee. We continue our journey in a Jeep through an unpaved road, riding approximately 21 km up to La Tagua Sector, in this place we start a trekking of about 3 km to Santa Elena Farm, you are going to settle down there, you will take a welcome snack and a typical lunch of the region, and then we can take a tour of the surroundings and appreciate a beautiful sunset from the mountains of Ciénaga Grande from Santa Marta and the Caribbean Sea, when the night comes you will take dinner and rest.
Day 2 - Return
We get up very early to appreciate the view of the snowy peaks from Santa Elena farm and have a hearty breakfast. You start a trek ascending 5.5 km approximately through mountain trails until we reach the viewpoint of Cerro Kennedy, located at 3,100 meters above sea level. During this tour we will have a beautiful view of the mountains, especially those of the snowy peaks Bolívar and Colon, this walk is made by different paths, crossing the streams of crystal clear waters that are born from Sierra Nevada, you can also appreciate the immense variety of endemics birds that inhabit the area. After this tour you will come back to Santa Elena Farm to have lunch and start your tour back to Santa Marta.
Note : The Itinerary the tour to Cerro Kennedy – Sierra Nevada varies depending on the weather conditions and land transportation means.
Important Information for Cerro Kennedy Hiking
Carry only the essentials, since weight is a determining factor when traveling, make sure to return all trash that you generated back to Santa Marta.
Do not damage the natural or cultural assets of Cerro Kennedy, and respect the privacy of other tourists.
At Cerro Kennedy and during the tour there is no mobile phone signal, so tell your family and friends that you can only communicate with them once you return from your this tour.
During the day the weather is very hot, so we recommend wearing comfortable swimwear, shirts and shorts; There is also the presence of mosquitoes and other insects, important to wear long pants and long sleeves to protect us from insects.
What to take to Cerro Kennedy Tour
|You can carry with you a small backpack.||Photographic Camera.|
|Clothes for very cold weather.||Waterproof for the rain.|
|Shoes for Hiking.||Jacket for the cold.|
|Lantern.||Binoculars (if you have).|
|To book this tour per person, a deposit equivalent to 10% of the total value of the tour is required, through our web payment gateway, the remaining 90% must be canceled at our Wiwa Tours office, the same day we left for Cerro Kennedy.|
|As a fundamental requirement to book the Tour to Cerro Kennedy, you must come to our Wiwa Tours main office and present the documentation. For the day we leave for the tour, it is not necessary to carry the identity document, at least take a copy of it.|
|To cancel or modify a confirmed reservation, you must contact us 24 hours before the start date of the Tour, and during working hours.|
|Once The Punta Gallinas Tour begins, no refund of any kind is made.|