Rock Climbing Tour In Colombia
Flexible 14-Day Itinerary
Unforgettable Climbing Locations
Fully Qualified Guides
Take on the Steepest Vertical Climbs in Colombia
This vertical pumpfest through central Colombia focuses on the steepest routes in a variety of striking landscapes that highlight the greatest climbing available in Colombia. We’ll venture off the tourist trail to lesser explored areas that promise stunning scenery, uncrowded rock, and a diverse range of climbing to push your limits.
Level of climbing ability: Advanced to expert
Level of fitness: Above average
Maximum elevation: 3000m
Why Take This Tour?
Climb high on the red sandstone cliffs at La Mojarra with steep green valleys sweeping away below your feet
Discover newly explored climbing locations full of caves and stalactites in Florian
Visit the birthplace of Colombia's rock climbing scene, Suesca, and scale up the steep classics
Test your skills and take on the merciless rocks of Macheta!
Enjoy fun “rest day” activities like rafting, cliff jumping, and a trip to local hot springs when your climbing muscles need a break
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All prices are per person and in USD
Groups of 1-3: from $3399
Groups of 4-8: from $2999
All itineraries are flexible and customizable meaning prices may change depending on your trip preferences.
December – October
Meeting & endpoint
Meet: Bogotá Airport
Depart: Bogotá (transfers offered within Bogoá)
What to Bring
Your personal climbing equipment:
• Climbing shoes (2 pairs)
• Belay device
Bring equipment that is in top condition as replacement gear can be expensive/hard to find.
14-Day Sample Itinerary
We’ve put together an unforgettable 14-day sample itinerary for this Colombia tour, starting you off with some of the best climbing spots in La Mojarra and Suesca. Be prepared for some lesser explored areas too and for awesome activities on rest days! The itinerary is flexible and customizable to suit your climbing needs. Click ‘expand’ to read more about each day.
Day 1-4: Orientation and La Mojarra
Day 1: We’ll meet you with a warm welcome at Bogotá Airport and help you settle into the unique vibe of this cool city. Join us for an orientation dinner and enjoy a good night’s sleep.
Day 2: Domestic flight to Bucaramanga! Then, we’ll meet our driver and travel to Los Santos and the red rock cliffs of La Mojarra, an amazing climbing location. Get acquainted with the rocks and take in the views of the green valley below. Enjoy dinner and sleep in beautiful, cozy cabins at Refugio La Roca.
Days 3-4: Wake early and take full advantage of your location! Enjoy picturesque climbing on the stunning red rocks for 2 full days. Unwind and stretch those muscles in the yoga house each evening and enjoy hearty meals and a comfy bed.
Days 5-8: San Gil & Florian
Day 5-6: Today, we will travel to San Gil, so fuel up with a big breakfast. We’ll have lunch when we arrive, then head out for a fun afternoon activity of your choice, like underground cave exploring, cliff jumping, class V thrills rafting on the Río Suarez, or if weather permits, paraglide over the spectacular Chicamocha Canyon.
Day 7: After breakfast, we’ll pack up and get on the road to Florian, a 5-hour scenic drive through mountain roads. Feel free to explore the picturesque waterfalls and caves filled with stalactites once we arrive at this oasis. Your climbing guide will introduce you to the best routes so you can start to figure out the funky technique needed to succeed on these rare stalactite climbs.
Day 8: Chalk up and get busy on this full day of remarkable climbing in Florian. We’ll cheer you on to keep the stoke high and get some sweet photos as you style your way to up to the chains. Guaranteed your friends back home will be impressed when you share this unique set of photos climbing amongst the stalactites of Florian.
Days 9-11: Climbing in Suesca
Day 9: Still working on a project in Florian? Send another route on your ticklist before we travel south to Suesca, the oldest developed climbing area in Colombia. It’s another 5-hour drive, but the impressive cliffs are well worth it. Study the local guidebook on the drive, and your guide will take you to explore the rocks and show you the best routes when you arrive. Enjoy a hearty dinner and rest up, ready for tomorrow.
Day 10-11: Climb, climb, and climb some more! Fall in love with Suesca and enjoy a mix of sport, trad, and multi-pitch rock climbs as you mingle with climbers and tourists alike who come to Suesca to enjoy nature and relax away from Bogotá.
Days 12-15: Machetá & departure in Bogotá
Day 12-13: Today, we set our sights on Machetá! Test your resistance on the long, steep routes, some of which require 80-meter ropes and lots of quickdraws. We’ve got you covered with all the right gear and words of encouragement to help you send your proudest projects on these challenging walls.
Day 14: Flexible final day to enjoy a few more routes at either Machetá or Suesca — the choice is yours. After conquering those final rocks, we’ll head back to Bogotá for a farewell dinner and celebration party! Get spruced up and join us for a final hoorah.
Day 15: Breakfast and pack up for transportation to your hotel in Bogotá, or the airport.
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* Excluding personal climbing gear: shoes, helmet, harness, and belay device.
Participation Requirements for this Tour
- Personal travel insurance is mandatory.
- Climbers must be over the age of 18.
- If you are planning a climbing trip with your family which includes children/teenagers under the age of 18, get in touch with us.
- Participants should have a solid level of health, fitness, and climbing experience. These are active tours that include challenging climbing and trekking, some at high altitudes.
The Locations You'll Visit
This tour visits some of the main (and best) climbing sites in Colombia, such as La Mojarra and Suesca. You’ll get to explore other areas too, like Florian and San Gil, where there are tons of fun and thrilling activities for non-climbing days. You’ll also climb Machetá, known for its steep, challenging walls!