Carolina del Principe -

Antioquia – Andean region

Carolina del principe

2 days tour

The wild puma region

1800 above sea level – landscapes, colorful village, trekking, fishing, horses, boating, art and culture

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Live an amphibious experience deep in the Antioquia mountains. Carolina del Príncipe is a multicolored town, surrounded by water and native forest. Few tourists travel to this place where “arrieros” traditions still exist and there is a well preserved architectural heritage. Its forests hide the great Puma concolor and species of orchids many of them still without being discovered for science. A trip for those who are not afraid to go further

Day 1

  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery in the 2.5 hour car ride from Medellín to Carolina
  • Get a delicious lunch in the park and stroll around the town
  • Visit a 200 year old house-museum and listen to all the stories of this place.
  • Enjoy in the park and chill out before your meal
  • Take your meal and visit some of the traditional cantinas, listen to the music and looking to the horses that walk around the main plaza

Day 2

  • Beging your trekking very early in the morning, breath the clean air and lear from the daily life of the dairy cattle
  • Walk through the mountain, in an old bridle path, discover plants, observe birds and discover the orchids that you will find around the road
  • Arrive to a shack and if you feel like, go to swim in the lake.
  • Visit the main house and notice how every room has been illustrated by hand by the artist disciple of Pedro Nel Gómez, Ana Fonnegra de Isaza
  • Take a boat into the lake, and look how fascinating is the landscape surround by forest and water.
  • Arrive to the port and take the road that will take you to Medellín again
  • Private transportation 4×4 car
  • Bilingual guide
  • Visit Carolina colorfull town
  • Visit old houses and listen to ghost stories
  • Local guide
  • Accomodation in a confortable hotel (we help the local senior home)
  • 1 breakfast 2 traditional lunch 1 meal
  • Trekking in the mountain
  • Swim in the lake and visit farm surround by forest and water
  • Boat trip
  • Insurance
  • Drinks and alcohol

  • Other expenses

Prices  2 days

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  • Level of difficulty: 2/5
  • This experience is good for: people who enjoy slow tourism, lovers of native nature, fishing and hiking. Ideal for those who like tranquility, meditation and loneliness. There is a very interesting art experience.
  • Not suitable for: for people with reduced mobility, chronic diseases or fear of water due to difficult access to accommodation
  • Clothing and equipment: warm clothing, sunscreen, plastic boots, rain gear, camera Language: Spanish (request bilingual guide)
  • Start time: 7:00 a.m. End time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Amount of time in car: 2.5 hours one way – 2.5 hours return hike: 5 hours
  • Volunteer opportunity: no
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