Tobia

Tobia is a small village located 2 or 3 hours from Bogotá. Every weekend people from the surrounding area come here to get their adrenaline fix. Indeed, Tobia is an excellent place for outdoor activities such as abseiling, rafting, zip line crossing, and canyoning.

 

How to get to Tobia?   (+)

From Bogota to Tobia:

  • Take the bus from the Main terminal (Salitre). Departure every 2 hours | Santa Fe | 4 hours
  • If you miss it, you can take a bus to Villeta (3h30) then a taxi to Tobia (20 min)

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Where to stay in Tobia

Tobia is a tiny town built along a river. Basic and cheap hotels are located in the center. If you look for something more comfortable, you will have to book your accommodation outside Tobia (5-15 min away). Most of these hotels offer catering services and can organize private transportation.

  • La Gaitana

    Hotel

    La Gaitana

    3 min away by car. Lovely outdoors with a swimming pool and access to the river. Basic rooms.
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  • Rionegro

    Hotel

    Rionegro

    Lovely rooms with comfortable beds. 8 min away by car. There are wifi and restaurant.
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Things to do in Tobia

Come to Tobia to organize extreme sports activities like water rafting, kayak, zipline, rappelling, and canyoning. Most of the local agencies only sell these tours on weekends.

  • Rafting

    Extreme sport

    Rafting

    You can go down different sections of the river. Lvl 3-4+. The commercial section is easy.
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  • Canyoning

    Extreme sport

    Canyoning

    Canyon with more than 10 waterfalls (20-40 m). Not for novices. all day. Great experience.
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  • Rapelling

    Extreme sport

    Rapelling

    There are 2 short waterfalls to start your first rappelling experiences. 15-20 m. Easy.
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  • Zipline

    Extreme sport

    Zipline

    One of the longest ziplines in Colombia (more than 1km). You can couple it with rappelling.
    Learn more

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