To the west of El Cocuy village a dark cliff looms out of the greened landscape. This peak is call Maohama. It is the spot easiest to access in PNN El Cocuy for practicing parapentismo, or paragliding. Any time of the year is good for leaping off its heights and soaring like an Andean condor over the crumpled earth of this corner of Colombia. The best month, though, is in July when El Cocuy pueblo hosts a parapentismo festival.
Cocuy , Colombia
Paragliding and Hangliding
Contact the national park office or CoopserguĂas in El Cocuy village to arrange an excursion with guide.
A guide is mandatory for this type of excursion.
Relative price: Mid-Range
Travel Skills: None
Trekking and climbing in Parque Nacional Natural El Cocuy. Afterwards, soaking in the hot springs at GĂĽicĂˇn.
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