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* '''Nevado del Ruiz''' -- It's currently not possible to hike to the snowline at 5200m, because of volcanic activity. But there are also organized tours which take you to 4800m (Las Brisas, $37,000 for non-Colombians) which is still close enough to see the smoke plume, and some amazing martian type landscapes.  Do not forget to bring sunscreen and warm clothes. The Mauro Hilton Hostel, runs 4x4 trips to the volcanos in comfortable modern Landcruizers for a full off-road experinece.
 
* '''Nevado del Ruiz''' -- It's currently not possible to hike to the snowline at 5200m, because of volcanic activity. But there are also organized tours which take you to 4800m (Las Brisas, $37,000 for non-Colombians) which is still close enough to see the smoke plume, and some amazing martian type landscapes.  Do not forget to bring sunscreen and warm clothes. The Mauro Hilton Hostel, runs 4x4 trips to the volcanos in comfortable modern Landcruizers for a full off-road experinece.
  
* '''Nevado Santa Isabel''' -- park  
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* '''Nevado Santa Isabel''' -- You can book an organized hike here through Ecosistemas [http://www.ecosistemastravel.com.co/] or Kumanday [http://www.kumanday.com/index.php/es/] for 180.000 COP (as of July 2017) which includes a full day - hostel pick-up, breakfast at an hacienda, drive up to the park & park entrance, guide, hiking beginning at 4.000m and going up to the existing glacier at around 4.700m, lunch at the hacienda.
  
 
* '''Reserva Ecológica Río Blanco''' -- Permission is required to visit this cloudforest park. From the park entrance it is a 4 kilometer walk through the park to Fundación Ecológico Gabriel Arango Restrepo. It is possible to see 'Anteojos' bears there and hundreds of hummingbirds sipping sugarwater at the 'finca'. A few hundred meters further is a mirador with views over Manizales.
 
* '''Reserva Ecológica Río Blanco''' -- Permission is required to visit this cloudforest park. From the park entrance it is a 4 kilometer walk through the park to Fundación Ecológico Gabriel Arango Restrepo. It is possible to see 'Anteojos' bears there and hundreds of hummingbirds sipping sugarwater at the 'finca'. A few hundred meters further is a mirador with views over Manizales.

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