Nevado del Ruiz, Manizales

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Must see · Volcano · Nature / Park
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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. Take a look at our Manizales trip planning website to schedule your visit to Nevado del Ruiz and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I felt the information was lacking. You have to get there before 2pm if you need to go up from the park entrance. When we got there, it was 2:35 and we had pieces of cakes, coffee and panela water... 
    I felt the information was lacking. You have to get there before 2pm if you need to go up from the park entrance. When we got there, it was 2:35 and we had pieces of cakes, coffee and panela water...  more »
  • It's about a 90 minute drive up a precarious road but worth it when you get there. It is very high up - so very cold - and the tour is 2 hours - so prepare for the cold. The glazier is spectacular 
    It's about a 90 minute drive up a precarious road but worth it when you get there. It is very high up - so very cold - and the tour is 2 hours - so prepare for the cold. The glazier is spectacular  more »
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