Los Yarumos

Park in Manizales

This 53-hectare municipal park offers panoramic views of the city and adventure activities. Popular with locals, free activities include a short guided hike along a nature trail and a catapult that launches participants into the air while attached to a rubber sling. Paid options include treks to a waterfall, abseiling, a canopy line and a vertigo-inducing 80m-high Tibetan bridge. It's also a great place to just chill on a clear afternoon, when you can see the peaks of PNN Los Nevados.

A cable car (COP$1900) links the park directly with Cable Plaza, and while it has been plagued by technical problems in the past, it's been revamped and makes for a terrific ride. Otherwise it's a 40-minute walk or COP$4500 in a taxi.


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