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Trekking to the Peña de Tunjaque: "Mirador de los Pueblos"

4.74(13 reviews)Bogotá, D.C. - La Calera - Bogotá, D.C.

Get to know with us this emblematic mountain of the municipality of La Calera. Its name means “Viewpoint of the People”.

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Adventure, Cultural, Ecotourismroadtrip:info.difficultyLevel Medio Alto departuresFrom Bogotá, D.C. 10 roadtrip:info.hours

If you are looking for a plan in La Calera, this is the perfect option for you if you like contact with nature.

In the municipality of La Calera we will find the Peña de Tunjaque, its name means “viewpoint of the People” in the Muisca language. For this indigenous community that inhabited this territory, this rock formation was sacred and was a place of prayer.

The region is characterized by its rugged topography, fog and abundant water sources. The canyon borders the Chingaza park to the east and is surrounded to the west by magnificent rock walls in the middle of a mountain forest. In the highest part is the moor with its emblematic frailejones and thick vegetation.

🌱 Immerse yourself in the high Andean forest. and in a paramo ecosystem.

🌱 Marvel at the view from the viewpoint, where you can see the municipalities of Choachí, Fómeque, Cajicá, Zipáquirá and Bogotá.

🌱 Disconnect from the routine and connect with the power of nature.

🌱 Take this incredible adventure with Road Trip.


We will leave Bogotá to the municipality of La Calera to hike one of its most emblematic mountains, the Peña de Tunjaque, a territory inhabited by indigenous communities and whose legacy is of great importance in our history. During the tour we will ascend from 3,000 to 3,600 meters above sea level. The rock and its surroundings are life! Paths full of plants, trees, ferns, orchids, vines, mushrooms, mosses, chusque. We can also enjoy waterfalls, water passes, and a beautiful view.

Difficulty level: Medium - High

Travel time: approximately 5 hours.

Cold weather

Altimetry: 3,000 – 3,900 m.a.s.l.


Peña de Tunjaque

La Peña de Tunjaque is located in the Vereda Quisquiza thirty minutes from the town center, it is the highest rock in the Municipality 3564 meters above sea level, with a spectacular panoramic view, it is the ideal place for those seeking contact with nature.

High Andean Forest

This type of forest has the function of regulating water sources from the moor. It is home to a wide diversity of plants, trees and animals.

paramo ecosystem

There we can contemplate the biodiversity of this ecosystem that provides us with life and water.


Private transportation to and from Bogotá
Guidance and Cultural and Environmental Interpretation of the Territory
Snack-type lunch (sandwich, nutritional bar and natural juice)
Payment for passing through farms and contribution to local communities
Medical Assistance Insurance


Carry out a screening survey and report if you present any of the corona symptoms
Make use of PPE Personal Protection Elements during the trip, follow the recommendations of the trip coordinators and guides.
This hike requires good physical conditioning. Level 3.6 (Medium - High Level).
The minimum age for this route is 12 years old.
Pets are not allowed on this journey. Because it is a natural reserve area.
The entire trip must be paid through the website 2 days before departure


😷 Bring your EPP Personal Protection Elements Kit (Masks, antibacterial gel or alcohol in a spray bottle, disposable tissues, bag for personal waste disposal).

💦 This trail contains sections in moorland, there the weather can be variable, please do not forget to bring a waterproof jacket and a change of clothes for after the tour. Do not wear jeans or cotton clothing, preferably wear quick-drying clothing.

🥾 We will walk through muddy areas and there may be unstable sections. Wearing shoes that can get wet, boots or footwear with a good grip sole that protects the ankle is ideal. Avoid wearing converse-type sneakers or ballet shoes. Don't wear new shoes on these outings.

🧢 Wear a hat or cap, sunscreen.

💊 Bring your medications and personal documents (medical insurance card and ID).

🎒 Use an ergonomic two-strap backpack to carry on your back.


How do you know if this plan is for you?

This is a route with physical challenges, if you exercise regularly, this route is for you. This trail is level 3.6 (medium - high). The trail has a distance of 12.5 km that will be completed in 5 hours. You will have to face some slopes that make the ascent somewhat difficult. In the upper part, rain and wind can occur, so you should be prepared with a waterproof jacket and clothing for the cold. Please verify the physical conditions necessary to undertake this trail.

What will the food be like?

At Road Trip we are aware of our impact on nature, which is why we choose to offer a vegetarian food option. If you consider that animal protein is necessary in your diet, you can leave this observation in our comment box when making the reservation.

We recommend having breakfast before or bringing it to consume before the tour, we will make a previous stop for those who need to stock up or want to eat something. Your body may ask for more energy, so we suggest you bring snacks such as fruits, nuts, sandwiches or cereal bars. Don't forget to bring at least a liter of water to hydrate yourself along the way.

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 bring cigarettes or alcoholic beverages. 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.


4.74(13 reviews)

Avatar Hector

Excelente todo...

Avatar Brenda

Increíble experiencia. Todo bien organizado y muy buena vibra del equipo de coordinación y guías, la comida vegetariana estuvo rica y nutritiva, y aun...

Avatar Paula

La experiencia fue buena, el servicio de transporte, el refrigerio delicioso (recomendaría complementarlo con alguna fruta, pero en términos generales...

Avatar Liliana

La salida cumplió con mis expectativas, la organización y logística fue excelente. Sin embargo les recomiendo tener en cuenta el refrigerio otorgado y...

Avatar Jessica

El viaje fue muy agradable y las guías que acompañaron el recorrido fueron excelentes; sin embargo, me gustaría poner de presente el tamaño de los ref...

Avatar Fabián

Excelente experiencia. Muy buena caminata y el paisaje es simplemente espectacular, como recomendación sería importante que los guías tuvieran botiqui...


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