Help around the house and with language practice in the Chicamocha Canyon, Colombia



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  • Description


    **Please contact us in Spanish**
    CORDILLERA: Our space is located inside a mountainous stretch of the Chicamocha Canyon, surrounded by imposing and beautiful landscapes, there are many routes to walk and discover breathing fresh air that rises quickly through the mountains. The food is almost entirely organic and local, many produce from the neighboring farms fresh and healthy. There are countless activities to do how to get to know the day to day of the Colombian countryside, walks through the canyon, ornithology, spelunking, resting in a hammock, etc ... the weather is perfect, cold and fast winds over a warm climate. 1400MSNM, average temperature 16-28 degrees centigrade.

    Nuestro espacio está ubicado adentro de una estría montañosa del Cañón del Chicamocha, rodeados de imponentes y preciosos paisajes, hay muchas rutas para caminar y conocer respirando aire puro que sube veloz por las montañas. La alimentación es casi por completo orgánica y local, muchos productos de las granjas vecinas frescos y saludables. Hay infinidad de actividades para realizar cómo conocer el día a día del campo colombiano, caminatas por el cañón, ornitología, espeleología, descansar en una hamaca, etc... el clima es perfecto, vientos fríos y veloces sobre un clima cálido. 1400MSNM, temperatura 16 a 28 grados centígrados promedio.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Stay and meals in a wonderful place with an excellent landscape to enjoy. An unforgettable experience and walk through one of the most beautiful places on the planet.

    Estadía y alimentación en un lugar maravilloso con un excelente paisaje para disfrutar. Una experiencia y paseo inolvidable por uno de los lugares más bellos del planeta.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Help with different farm and household chores, learn a language other than Spanish, share artistic projects, in general any kind of help is welcome.

    Ayuda en diferentes labores de granja y tareas domésticas, aprender un idioma diferente al español, compartir proyectos artísticos, en general cualquier tipo de ayuda es bienvenida.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We are located on a farm in the municipality of Villanueva, department of Santander, Colombia, very close to the Chicamocha canyon in the final part, the best part; Nearby are towns such as Barichara and San Gil, very famous for their tourist vocation, we offer transportation and guide services throughout the region also for very modest additional costs. The place is a very beautiful farm, the house is new although manufactured with old and regional construction techniques, The place consists of three bedrooms and three bathrooms, the kitchen, living room, dining room, clothes patio and garage, an immense paved patio, soon pool and a large expanse of land with trees and trails to walk and enjoy bird watching and scenery. The food is adjusted to the tastes of the guest and a great variety of organic fruits and vegetables grown in neighboring farms is offered, as well as typical dishes and local gastronomy.

    Estamos ubicados en una finca en e municipio de Villanueva, departamento de Santander, Colombia, muy cerca del cañón del Chicamocha en la parte final, la mejor; cerca se encuentran pueblos como Barichara y San Gil muy famosos por su vocación turística, ofrecemos el servicio de transporte y guía por toda la región también por muy módicos costos adicionales. El lugar es una finca muy bonita, la casa es nueva aunque fabricada con técnicas antiguas y regionales de construcción, El lugar consta de tres habitaciones y tres baños, la cocina, sala, comedor, patio de ropas y garaje, un inmenso patio empedrado, próximamente piscina y una gran extensión de tierra con árboles y senderos para caminar y disfrutar de la observación de aves y el paisaje. La comida se ajusta a los gustos del huésped y se ofrece gran variedad de frutas y verduras orgánicas cultivadas en las fincas vecinas, también los platos típicos y la gastronomía local.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The region is known for adventure tourism and there is a lot of extreme sports in the region, there are many colonial-type towns quite close with the same amount of natural attractions to visit, very close is the Chicamocha Canyon with many routes to walk, the amount of birds to see is immense. Fishing, sighting of howler monkeys, know the life of the countryside of this region.

    La región es conocida por el turismo de aventura y hay mucha oferta de deportes extremos en la región, existen muchos pueblos de tipo colonial bastante cerca con igual cantidad de atractivos naturales para visitar, muy cerca está el Cañón del Chicamocha con muchas rutas por caminar, la cantidad de aves para avistar es inmensa. Pescar, avistamiento de monos aulladores, conocer la vida del campo de ésta región.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Máximo 4-5 horas al día, 5 días a la semana

Host ref number: 991571221588