Caño Cristales Tour, (aka the most beautiful river in the world) is an exceptional and surprising natural beauty. Its unique ecosystem is very fragile and now belongs to the Sierra de la Macarena Natural National Park.
Season: June - November
BEFORE TRAVELING TO LA MACARENA
For traveling to Caño Cristales and the rest of this area you should:
You should book your travel in advance to ensure the availability of entering the park as it has a limited capacity and is in high demand during the visiting season.
You should bring with you your passport and any international Assist card or similar insurance.
International vaccination against yellow fibber. (Minimum 10 days in advance).
Bring you camera.
Plastic bag to return the rubbish out from the park.
Solar protector. BE aware that this one cannot be used inside the Caño Cristales and Cristalinos trail.
DURING YOU TIME IN MUNICIPIO DE LA MACARENA
Remember to follow the protocols established by the environmental authority as well as the army and the local authorities.
Follow all the recommendations given by the guides and the local experts.
Please remember that exists a scheduled time for visiting the different touristic places, which are also established by the local authorities only.
AT THE MOMENT OF LEAVING LA MACARENA
Be aware of taking all your belongings with you.
Take with you all the inorganic rubbish that you brought with you back to the city from where you came.
Bring clothes enough to protect yourself from the sun in this tropical hot and wet weather and also for being cool.
Long Sleeves, hut, sun lenses) Closed shoes, or trekking booths. Flip Flops are forbidden at Caño Cristales.
Remember to have liquid all the time to hydrate yourself all the time at la Macarena.