Trek to the Peak of Providencia
Available all year
View Providencia and its turquoise waters from the upper point on the Island.
Trek in the tropical dry/rain forest of Providencia and appreciate wildlife and nature.
Panoramic drive in a pick-up truck.
This is a strenuous walk to the highest point on this mountainous island with an unrivalled opportunity to see the full variety of the flora and fauna on the island and the reward of some of the most stunning panoramic views in the Caribbean.
The activity starts with a 30-minute ride in a pick-up truck on the island’s only road to the southern part of the island and the starting point of the trek. The trek starts with a gentle incline along dirt pathways and dry creeks through pastures and lightly wooded areas before entering the thickly wooded slopes of the mountains. The terrain becomes more challenging with rocks and boulders underfoot, loose gravel, and dirt pathways. The ascent becomes much steeper but there are plenty of trees and rocks to give good grip for both feet and hands!
Much of the trek is in thickly wooded terrain, which gives shelter from the sun and affords the opportunity to appreciate the flora & fauna. On the higher reaches of the mountain, the vegetation thins and the pathway is sandy, less rocky, and flatter. The peak is reached by a final short climb and the views are truly breathtaking with a fresh breeze and a sense of tranquility. The return walk retraces the route down the mountain and drives to the pier in Santa Isabel.
Language: English and Spanish.
Included: 1 x Colombian soda + 1 bottle of water / 1 Cocktail or soft drink at the beach. Packed refreshment of Jam & Cheese sandwich + fruit with peel + cookies
Remarks/requirements: Light comfortable clothing and walking shoes or boots with good grip and ankle support. We recommend sun lotion and sun hat. Swimsuit & changing clothes.
Walking information: Approx 5KM, 3-4 hours trek in total. Participants must be in great health conditions, fit and agile.
Wheelchair accessible: No-