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Cano Cristales

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La Macarena, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place is beautiful but the service in general has a lot to improve. It is very expensive for a short ride in car and canoa and the food they give you in general is very basic. Also the guides don't speak english. Nevertheless the...More

Thank Gregor M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to visit caños cristales and although the river itself was really beautiful in areas the overall cost to fly to get there, to pay to enter the park and see the river and accommodation was extremely expensive. We got a 'deal' from a...More

Thank helsbebangin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Cano Cristales is indeed an adventure I'll definitely recommend. The beauty of this place is best experienced that told and the people of La Macarena are really nice. To experience the river in it's full beauty the sun has to be out because it...More

2  Thank millybu2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Caño Cristales is one of the most unique and jaw-droppingly beautiful places I have ever seen. It’s really true - the river plants turn pink, red, and purple in the sun. Just gorgeous. And there are swimming holes everywhere, so every day included some leisure...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 10 October 2018

My family and I (2 adults and 2 teens) traveled to La Macarena specifically for a glimpse of the colors at Caño Cristales in August 2018. We flew in on Satena on a Monday, stayed in town at Hotel San Nicolas for two nights and...More

2  Thank paperscissorrock
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Went to Caño Cristales this August and were absolutely stunned: we had expected a lot beforehand but to our surprise all expectations were exceeded! I partly lived in Colombia during my youth and my family still lives there, so I’m used to Colombian travel destinations,...More

1  Thank mycrewlife
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We woke at 6:00am for breakfast, and then took a motorised canoe for 20 mins up the river. On the other side we needed to register for safety, and let security check our bags for banned items such as cigarettes, sun lotion, repellent, etc. We...More

1  Thank dwkfoster
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Once in a lifetime trip. Cano Cristales is so beautiful. We booked the tour with Impulse Travel. Our guide Diana was excellent and we learnt about the wildlife, ecosystem and people's life in this part of Colombia. The trip is physically demanding but it's worth...More

Thank Megi68
Reviewed 28 September 2018

My friend and I booked a 3 day trip from Bogota through Flashpackers in July. Flashpackers organised everything which made life easy including flights, the flight out was booked out of villavicencio so transport from Bogota was organised for us, their was a landslide that...More

1  Thank J3839SCkateh
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Went with a great guide "Miguel" who was assigned to us from Awake travel. He explained all about the plant life, wild life, terrain and ecology - we got to be in paradise and learn about this special place (like no other I have ever...More

Thank Andrea C
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6 September 2018|
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Response from 664marky | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we arranged our trip with San nicolas hotel. We arranged our flights and they fetched us from the tiny airport, sorted out all the necessary regulatory stuff, provided accommodation and we did the tour with them which... More
19 August 2018|
Response from Ngo052018 | Reviewed this property |
We booked tour package with the travel agent (Impulse Travel) in Bogota that includes charter flight, 3 days and 2 night in La Macarena. It is very simple and cost effective compared to book a flight ticket and... More
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16 August 2018|
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Response from Tenterfield V | Reviewed this property |
For safety reasons,everyone knows that a foreigner travelling to Colombia must be guided by a reputable travel agency or a very reliable local person, doing the trip or mucking around solo is so dangerous and a foreigner... More
24 July 2018|
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Response from cayita3092012 | Reviewed this property |
We booked with a local/Colombian agency. There are a lot of them. We booked with Promotora Belisario Marin and had no problems.