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Plant a Frailejón: Connecting with Nature at Glamping León Dormido

In the heart of the imposing Andes mountain range lies a magical haven that beckons adventurers to immerse themselves in the wonders of nature. Welcome to Glamping León Dormido, a retreat located in front of the majestic Nevado del Ruiz, offering a unique experience of connecting with the natural surroundings. In this article, we will explore one of the most fascinating activities you can engage in during your stay: planting frailejones.


Hombre conectando con la Naturaleza en Glamping León Dormido
Siembra un Frailejón: Conectando con la Naturaleza en Glamping León Dormido

Discover the Charm of Frailejones

Frailejones, also known as "espeletias," are emblematic plants of the Andean paramos. These extraordinary plants not only contribute to the region's biodiversity but also play a crucial role in conserving the ecosystem. Their unique shape and ability to retain water make them natural guardians of these ecosystems.


Unique Experience: Plant Your Own Frailejón

At Glamping León Dormido, we take pride in offering our visitors the opportunity to actively participate in biodiversity preservation. One standout activity on our list is planting frailejones. Imagine planting the seed of a plant that will grow and thrive, becoming a vital part of this unique ecosystem.


Simple Steps for Frailejón Planting

  1. Prepare the Ground: Accompanied by our expert guides, we will guide you through preparing the soil to ensure ideal conditions for your frailejón's growth.

  2. Seed Selection: Choose your seeds carefully. Each seed represents a valuable contribution to the preservation of local flora.

  3. Responsible Planting: Beneath the shadow of Nevado del Ruiz, plant your seed with the love and care it deserves. Learn about the germination process and the specific needs of these fascinating plants.

  4. Follow-up and Care: After planting your frailejón, we encourage you to monitor its growth. Our team will be delighted to provide you with tips and guidance to ensure the successful flourishing of your plant.


Positive Impact on the Ecosystem

By participating in frailejón planting, you are not only creating lasting memories but also actively contributing to the preservation of the Andean ecosystem. These small actions have a significant impact in the long run, strengthening the health and diversity of the region.


Explore Beyond Planting

In addition to this unique experience, Glamping León Dormido offers a variety of activities to explore the surroundings. From motorcycle or quad bike tours to visits to iconic places like the abandoned house, frailejón forests, waterfalls, and lagoons, every moment at our glamping is an opportunity to connect with nature.


How to Get Here and Reserve Your Experience

Glamping León Dormido is located on the Via al Parque Nacional Los Nevados, La Tribuna, Villamaría, Caldas. To book your glamping, restaurant, or activity experience, contact us at leondormidoglamping@gmail.com. Follow us on our social media channels on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated on the latest news and updates.


At Glamping León Dormido, we cultivate not only unforgettable experiences but also a lasting commitment to preserving the natural beauty that surrounds us. Join us in planting frailejones and leave your green mark on the majesty of the Andes. We await you with open arms!

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