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Prado Dam in Tolima, Mohan Cave and Waterfalls

5.00(2 reviews)Bogotá, D.C. - Prado - Bogotá, D.C.

A trip to the sea in the interior of Colombia,

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Adventure, Ecotourismroadtrip:info.difficultyLevel Bajo departuresFrom Bogotá, D.C. 2 roadtrip:info.days

This incredible getaway trip will surprise you. We will travel to Prado Tolima to see an incredible waterfall where you can enjoy a refreshing swim. After this stop, we will continue the trip to the dam where we can enjoy this beautiful reservoir surrounded by mountains of the eastern mountain range where we hope to have a wonderful sunset. The next day, we will immerse ourselves in the dam, its cliffs, islands, lagoons, caves, waterfalls and much more. A plan to rest and clear your mind, admire beautiful landscapes in an excellent climate for those who love the sun.

The extensive waters of the dam have given the interior of Colombia the name of the sea. Its climate, natural attractions and high mountains will be the setting to enjoy this wonderful getaway to Tolima.


Day 1

We will travel from Bogotá to the Municipality of Prado in Tolima. Before reaching the dam we will visit Salto de Atá, a beautiful and refreshing waterfall in the middle of a beautiful landscape surrounded by mountains. After this experience we will travel to Hidroprado, known as the sea in the interior of Colombia. We will travel by boat to reach the hotel where we will spend the night. At the hotel you can rest, watch the sunset and enjoy a swim in the pool.

Day 2

Throughout the morning we will enjoy an extensive tour of the natural attractions of the reservoir, we will visit the Enchanted Lagoon, the Yacopì Labyrinths, the Mohan Cave, the Lovers' Canyon, the Isal del Sol, among others. After noon we will return to the hotel to have lunch, rest for a while and begin our trip back to Bogotá.


Atá Falls

This is a beautiful waterfall with different shades of water due to the effect of sunlight. With the midday rays you can see a greenish tone and in the afternoon when the sunlight is already resting on the mountains a tone between blues and grays.

Municipality of Prado

It was discovered in the year 1545 by Don Gonzalo Jiménez De Quesada, on his way to the Neiva Valley, and was founded on August 12, 1781. On October 14, 1795, the wise Francisco José arrived in the village of Prado. From Caldas, in order to carry out studies on the fauna and flora. During his nine-day stay alternating between Purificación and Prado, he also dedicated himself to analyzing mineral sources and taking samples to carry out future studies.

Hydroprado Dam

On March 1, 1959, once the projects had been studied and approved, excavation work began for the construction of the Prado River Hydroelectric Dam. After 13 years of hard work, the work was completed, which has a surface area of 4,300 hectares and the service was provided on October 12, 1972, making this artificial lake one of the greatest tourist attractions in the municipality, due to its surprising natural beauty and for being one of the largest in Colombia.


Private transportation from Bogotá
1 Night Accommodation Hotel Represa de Prado
2 breakfasts - 2 lunches - 1 dinner
Visit to Salto de Atá
Boat excursion to visit the Enchanted Lagoon, the Yacopì Labyrinths, the Mohan Cave, the Lovers' Canyon, the Isla del Sol




🧢 Wear a hat or cap to protect yourself from the sun. It is important to use sunscreen, remember to use a mineral sunscreen for your face.

👕 Pack light clothes, enough for hot land for two days. We suggest long pants and a long-sleeved shirt since during the walks we will encounter trees with long branches and this will help us avoid scratches. It is also important to bring a raincoat in case of rain and a towel for personal use.

🥾 Wear comfortable shoes, preferably hiking shoes, in any case avoid ballet shoes or cloth tennis shoes. It is important to bring a change of shoes in case your shoes get wet during the tour.

💊 Bring your medications and personal documents (medical insurance card and ID), there are no ATMs in the area. Therefore, we suggest bringing the cash you consider necessary for your personal expenses.

🎒 Do not use a wheeled suitcase and carry an additional kangaroo or small backpack so you can take your personal items on walks.

🔦 We suggest bringing a blanket for the cold in the early morning when leaving Bogotá, repellent and a flashlight.


Relevant information:

  • Keep in mind that you are responsible for your belongings. Protect your electronic devices and personal documents from rain and humidity.
  • Carry your cell phone charged, this will allow you to take photographs and use it in case of emergency.
  • Your safety is very important, please be cautious, always keep the group in sight and follow the guide's instructions.
  • Do not attend a walk late at night, while intoxicated, pregnant, or with medical disabilities.
  • Strictly follow your doctor's instructions regarding injuries and, if necessary, carry your personal medications.


5.00(2 reviews)

Avatar Samir

Un viaje muy tranquilo, lleno de vistas maravillosas. Victor el guía siempre estuvo listo para contarnos buenas historias....

Avatar Diana

Una gran salida para cambiar la rutina, aventurarse, llevar calzado de cambio es lo mejor o zapatos de secado rápido, la vista, los lugares que se con...


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