Climbing Humboldt's Peak

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Trip Highlights
Now you have the opportunity to climb the second highest mountain in Venezuela walking by a mysterious cloud forest. You will pass through a hauntingly quiet desert called “páramo”. The climb to the top of Humboldt’s glacier is a demanding trip. Start in La Mucuy (2,000 m) in the Sierra Nevada National Park, pass the Coromoto Lake, and visit the Laguna Verde at the base of Humboldt’s and Bomplan’s Peaks. From there you will see the Bolivar Peak, the highest in Venezuela, and the Colombian Andes. Return by Laguna del Suero to relax before heading off to Mérida City. The rewards are extraordinary memories!
 7 days - 6 nights 


Day 1: Merida - Caracas

Meet a Turpial Travel assistant at the Caracas airport. Our assistant will welcome you to Venezuela, answer all your questions, and help you with your connecting flight to Merida. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight at a ho more...

Day 2: Mérida

Early in the morning, at around 8:30 am, we will drive from Mérida to La Mucuy (2,000 m) in the Sierra Nevada National Park. The path goes up into the cloud forest - area of dense vegetation, imposing ferns, bromeliads, bamboo, trees covered with a more...

Day 3: Mérida

Early in the morning we will continue our journey and head off to Laguna Verde (4,000 m) named for its brilliant emerald color and located at the base of the impressive Humboldt (4,992 m) and Bonplaud Peaks (4,890 m). The way to Laguna Verde is steep more...

Day 4: Mérida

After a warm breakfast, we start climbing up a steep rocky slope called “Morrena” and once we reach the glacier, we’ll put our crampons on. We’ll enjoy excellent panoramic views as we cross the glacier. As we reach the Humboldt’s summit (4, more...

Day 5: Mérida

We start our trek back to Coromoto Lake and enjoy a great picnic at this serene lake. After lunch, we begin our decent to La Mucuy where our jeep will be waiting for us to bring us to Mérida. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 6: Caracas - Mérida

Fly to Caracas int the afternoon. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our travel assistant and transferred to a hotel. Overnight at a hotel.
Note: Taxi to the airport is included in your package.

Day 7: Caracas

Transfer to the airport to take your flight home and/or next destination. END OF SERVICES.

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Why should I book with Turpial Travel?
Elsa Ratalino Australia 04-21-2009 - Venezuela is a beautiful place and the people in the group were awesome leaving mainly good memories of my trip. Humboldt Peack was absolute highlight. Roberto, our tour guide, was amazing!
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