Merida

When to go

Jan-March

Ideal length

4 nights

Transfer time

1 hour flight from Patagonia

Merida, in the heart of the Andean range is situated on a giant plateau, surrounded by snow capped peaks. It has a relaxed atmosphere with colonial architecture and neatly cobbled streets; the national park of the Sierra Nevada surrounds the city.

OUR FAVOURITE THINGS TO DO IN MERIDA

MOUNTAIN BIKING

There are several one day tours available each with varying degrees of difficulty, and all with safety equipment. A ride to the Tabay hot springs is one of the most popular, allowing for a soak ½ way through the day.

CITY TOUR

Beginning with the worlds highest and longest cable car ride / 5 stations: Barinitas (1577m), La Montana (2436m), La Aguada (3452m), Loma Redonda (4045m) and Pico Espejo (4765m). Lunch at Merida’s public market, with an afternoon visit to the Indian town of Jaji and views of the 5 waterfalls at Chorrera de Las Gonzalez.

HORSE RIDING

Drive to the entrance of the Chama river valley and ride the along the Chama river up the mountain from 1900m to 2500m. Lunch at Cacute village with a view of Pico Bolivar (5007m) and Pico El Toro (4755m), return Merida.

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