Explore Nevado Santa Isabel

Rétate a descubrir el majestuoso Nevado de Santa Isabel


National Natural Park Los Nevados


Service Level

Service Level


Physical Effort

Physical Effort



  • Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados


  • 2 nights at Finca La Playa

Actividades destacadas

  • Otún Lagoon
  • Snowy Summit of Santa Isabel

Itinerary Explore Nevado Santa Isabel

  • Day 0

    Transfer from city of origin to Manizales

    (Not included) We recommend arriving a day before the trek begins

    Dinner and Accommodation

    (Not included)

  • Day 1

    Welcome and informative talk

    The meeting point in Manizales will be coordinated at 5:00 a.m., where we will have an informative talk with our host to learn all the general recommendations for our experience.

    Traditional breakfast

    Transfer in 4WD to the park

    Otún Lake

    Acclimatization trek to Otún Lake, an ecosystem of páramo and high mountains, perfect for connecting with nature and preparing for the ascent.


    Organization and preparation

    We will have a session where we will conduct a preparation and safety talk for the ascent of the mountain, and handling of ice equipment.


  • Day 2

    Warm up

    From early on, we will get ready and do a warm-up to prepare for the ascent to the Nevado.


    We will have breakfast at 2:00 am to start the adventure

    4WD Transfer

    Ascent to summit

    We will start the hike on the trail where you will have a panoramic view of the National Park and its other snow-capped peaks.

    Nevado Santa Isabel Summit

    We will ascend to the summit at almost 5,000 meters above sea level, where the view and the challenge of having reached it will be the best reward.

    Traslado en 4x4


    Return to city of origin

    (No incluido)


Your trip’s impact

80% of the sale value stays in the local area

Boost the local economy and enhance the well-being of the residents

You will contribute to the development of responsible tourism in the destinations you visit

You promote conservation and/or sustainable development activities

What's included?

Ground transportation at destination

Travel Insurance




The group will be accompanied by specialized high-mountain guide

Summit gear: (Crampons, ice axe, harness, carabiner, helmet, and trekking poles)

What's not included?

Food nor accommodation day 0


Additional food / beverages

How to get there?

By air to Manizales (Approx.1h flight from Bogotá)

By air to Pereira (Approx.1h flight from Bogotá) and then take transportation to Manizales

Land route to Manizales (Approx. 7h from Bogotá)

You can take a direct flight to Manizales with Clic Air.

We recommend that you arrive on day 0, meaning the day before starting the trip.

We recommend scheduling your return flight after 7 pm.

Keep in mind not to consume alcoholic beverages before or after the tour

You can take a direct flight to Pereira with Avianca, Latam or Clic airlines.

How challenging is it? 4/5

Shared showers and bathrooms

Limited electrical power

Limited cellphone signal (perfect time to disconnect!)

Physical demand: 5/5

Hikes between 6 and 8 hours long

Constant and steep ascents

Irregular paths, filled with mud during long hiking periods

Elevation changes of up to 2,500 meters (8,202 ft)

Low temperatures with high chance of rain.


Shared accommodation

Shared Bathroom

What to pack?


Mountain gloves for cold weather

Neck warmer

Hat or Cap for sun protection


Snow goggles

Trekking shoes or boots

Waterproof Jacket


Quick-drying towel

Cash for personal expenses and souvenirs


Plastic bag for trash

Your personal documents

Rechargeable water bottle

Waterproof winter hat or beanie

Thermal and waterproof clothing

Personal hygiene kit

Small backpack for tours

Photo / Video Camera (optional)


Shoes or mountain boots

Comfortable trekking backpack with waist and chest adjustments

Rubber boots

Fleece jacket or pullover


Temperature: 0 - 10 Cº (avg.)


People who take this tour must preferably be between 16 and 60 years old, athletes in good physical condition.

To participate in the adventures, we recommend that you do not have medical restrictions for hikes and other physical activities

We recommend having a minimum training of 3 months prior to the trip and previous experience in long hikes and carrying heavy loads

Travel safely

At Wonder, we are in charge of ensuring that the destinations you go to comply with all the safety parameters so that you can travel without worries.

Your package includes travel insurance

Impact Travel

How will your trip make an impact ?

  • Approx. 80% of the sale value stays in the local area.
  • You help establish tourism as a livelihood for vulnerable communities.
  • You encourage the conservation of natural ecosystems that nature tourism depends on.
  • You promote cultural exchange and help preserve centuries-old traditions.
  • You contribute to communities taking ownership of their territory and fostering a deeper connection with nature.

Cancellation Policy

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