Hiking, Mule & Jeep 4200m
Compared to Pico Humboldt and Pico Bolivar, los Nevados trek is a really easy trekking tour that take us over the mountain chain of the Andes to the colonial town of Los Nevados.
We hike along the cable car „Teleferico“ route, enjoy the untouched nature and ride mules.
1 Day: Aventurous ride to Los Nevados
From Mérida city we drive over an adventurous dirt road passing by the village of Los Morros tilll we reach the beautiful colonial town of los Nevados. A town that located at 2700m. Here we do hike to the river Nuestra Señora. Today we spend the night at a very nice guest house.
2 Day: Mule ride to Valle de los Calderones
After breakfast we ride on mules for approx four hours to the summit of Alto de la Cruz (4200m). The way take us along beautiful Paramo vegetation while regarding the Pico Bolivar. From Alto de la Cruz we hike for two hours to the Valle de los Calderones where we spend the night. Overnight at a farmer house.
3 Day: Hike to Mucunutan
Today we hike for approx five hours through Paramo vegetation and later through a subtropical cloudforest till Mucunutan where our transport is waiting for us to take us to Posada Casa Vieja.
Nevados/ Venezuelan Andes / West Venezuela
Duration: 3 days
Level of difficulty: 2 (0-5)
Services: Transfer, guide,(sp/eng.), transport, full board, accomodation x2 -in a guest house in Los Nevados and in the Calderones Valley
Price: 180 Euro/Person (from two people
What to bring:
- Lip balm
- Wind shell jacket
- Waterproof jacket
- Fleece jacket
- Hiking shoes or boots.
- Warm gloves
- Flashlight or headlamp
- Bug repelent
- For the nights:
- fleece pants
- warm socks