This private nature reserve was founded in 1970 with the intention of protecting the tropical rainforests in the Rio Claro Canyon and promoting recreational activities in the area. The marble canyon and river provide the perfect backdrop for an adventurous day away from the hustle and bustle of Medellin. You will have the option of customizing your tour by choosing from various optional outdoor activities.
• Pick-up at your hotel in Medellín*.
• Roundtrip private transportation Medellín-Río Claro – Medellín (320+ kms)
• Breakfast at a restaurant on the way to the Reserve.
• English speaking driver / guide.
• Entrance fee to the reserve.
Additional Optional activities:
• White water rafting: $25,000 COP per person (approx. US$9.00)
• Canopy / Zipline: $20,000 COP per person (approx. US$7.00) for 3 lines above the river
• Cave trekking to Cueva de los Guácharos: $20,000 COP per person (US$7.00)
Approximate Duration: 12-14 hours
Fitness level: medium – high
Usual pick-up time: 6:00 am
What to bring: Comfortable shoes, dry-fast clothes, hat, sun-screen, insect repellent, sunglasses and extra change of clothes.
Price: US$95 per person if at least 3 people on the tour (base price, does not include any of the optional activities).
*Additional charges may apply for pick-ups outside the Poblado area.
We do travel with 1-2 people. The total price for 1 or 2 persons is the same as the price for a group of 3.
For booking this tour to Río Claro, please send us an email and let us know which dates would work best for you, how many more people are traveling with you and where would you like to be picked up. We will try to answer you within 24 hours of receiving your email.
Extreme caution must be observed during any of the activities. All activities are done at your own risk. If you don’t have your own personal accident insurance or would like us to help you get insurance for this tour, please let us know. The Cave activity requires a 1 hour hike through a tropical rain forest of medium-high difficulty level to make it to the entrance. Crossing through the cave usually takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
We recommend bringing your own flashlight or torch if you would like to do the Cave Trekking. Also, bring a Ziplock or waterproof bag if you want to protect your camera. Watershoes and insect repellent are also recommended.
For more information, please send us an e-mail.