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A real beautiful hike through the Iguaque National Park to the Laguna de Iguaque.
Path is only in a very good contition at the beginning
Hazards and warnings
partly quite slippery path, also partly steep
This beautiful trek goes through different vegetation zones to the Laguna de Iguaque - a sacred lake for the Muisca indios.
Part of path in cloud forest can be partly very muddy - thus take good shoes.
Also it can be quite chilly at the top, thus a sweater is recommended as well.
The only shops are at the beginning, thus buy water and food there, if needed.
To go to the trail-head, take the mini-bus from Villa de Leyva - details at the bus station or from www.colombianhighlands.com
Catching a ride back might be tricky, so don't return too late.
Hiking from the bus stop to the National Park office takes some 45min, from there to the top some 3 -3.5hrs.
At the Laguna, dont forget to touch the water for good luck.
A good description of the hike can be found here:
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