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Nevado del Ruiz, Manizales

Categories: Volcanos, Nature & Parks
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4.5/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Set foot on the volcano that killed more than 20,000 Colombians and buried the village of Armero at Nevado del Ruiz. The volcano, whose name translates from Spanish as "the sleeping lion," erupted in 1985, causing one of the most destructive natural disasters in human history. Nowadays you can take a guided tour to the volcano, where you'll get a sense of the catastrophe's extent, and how the land has since recovered. Bring warm clothes and take your time, as the high altitude can make hiking difficult. To visit Nevado del Ruiz on your holiday in Manizales, and find out what else Manizales has to offer, use our Manizales itinerary maker.
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  • It is a different experience from all the Colombian climate, the scenery is stunning. The entrance to the Park costs, but does not include transportation to the point of walking, there is a bus that takes you but arrives every two hours, and if one does not find any particular truck carrying it thus loses half a day waiting for you.
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  • Must visit if in the city of manizales. Only 1.30 you can enjoy a beautiful landscape and if you dare to climb depronto get to touching something ice depending on the climate.
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  • We just parked up by the entrance to the reserve and took a short walk to the met station. Picked up a 3 lifers on that walk including the Buffy Helmetcrest