Cocora Valley hike  How to get to the Acaime farm

Distance: 6.7 km one way

Altitude: 2770m 

Hiking time: 2h30 one way

Difficulty: easy

Equipment: hiking shoes or good trainers, warm clothes, sleeping bag

The Cocora valley hike will transport you from fields full of cows and wax palm trees (world’s highest ones), to a forest in the mountains in a few hours.

Arriving to the Cocora Valley

If you have your own car there is no specific difficulty to get to the Cocora village. If you don’t have a car, from Salento you can get in one of the Willy’s for a few pesos, they depart from the city’s main square.

The hike

Turn right after the restaurant « Bosque de Cocora », also known as “Donde Juan B” and you will be on the free entrance track.

The walk is easy and you won’t be climbing for the first kilometers, but the path can be very muddy on…