Rio Claro Valley, Medellin

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#3 of 10 in Wildlife in Medellin
Explore Rio Claro Valley, a private park and natural reserve. Hike along the winding riverbed, surrounded by lush rainforest vegetation and wildlife. Pause for a swim on one of the riverfront beaches or visit the park’s waterfalls and rocky caverns, such as the Guacharo cave filled with intricate marble formations. The park offers a variety of scenic hiking trails, or for the more adventurous visitors, white river rafting and kayak trips on the rushing Rio Claro. Put Rio Claro Valley on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Medellin route planning app .
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  • Little more than two hours from Medellín, it is one of those sites that remain in the retina of who ventures on their roads. Many activities in the surrounding areas, but the best is the opportunity to rest physical and soul.
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  • The place is unique and an unforgettable place to stay in the jungle. We were unlucky in that it rained a lot so the river wasn't clear, so perhaps don't go in the rainy season! That said, we saw load...  more »
  • Here is you're really in the middle of nature. If you it is a whole gift experience and highly recommended. We saw the night butterflies, birds and scorpions. Activity cave also recommended. Nice tour and enough info. The food is simple but fine. The staff is unfortunately not all equally nice. Especially the Lady at the front desk, she seemed to have no sense in there and everything was her too much to ask. Too bad such a nice place.
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