Candelas waterfall (Cusiana River) is located just around the corner of
Sugamuxi and buried within a perfectly rural jungle trek. It is perhaps
one of the most outstanding highlights to visit, not just in Boyacá but
in all of Colombia.
Still unknown by most visitors of the country (not even spotted by official
travel guides) you will be sure to find one of Colombia's most exceptional
undiscovered treasures. Along the path, be prepared to do some bird and
butterfly watching and to witness hundreds of species of tropical plants and
As if the waterfall itself wasn't enough, the journey to it from Sogamoso is
equally stunning. Look forward to the hills of wildflowers under piercing blue
skies, sharp mountains, lagoons for ages, watchful field sheep, fresh vegetable
stands from local farmers, homemade fences of wild wood, and whispy clouds.
Therefore, it is not just the waterfall, but the whole region to enjoy along the
way. This makes Candelas waterfall a must do when you Visit Sugamuxi.
It is recommended that you give a local guide the opportunity to share valuable
information with you about the region, the communities, and the history of
How to get there - On the way from Sogamoso to Yopal, before Corinto is the
entrance to the Candela trek, which is around an hour walk... but ideally take
your time and enjoy everything offered by nature along the way.