Vacations in Colombia: Where to go?
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Guide to plan your vacations and holidays in Colombia
Colombia is a modern nation, with an infrastructure that takes advantage of its
natural resources and human capital.
Thanks to its privileged location on the continent, all the environments of the tropics
are present: glaciers, beaches, plains, rainforests, and deserts. In addition, Colombian
will show a perfect blending of three cultures - Indian, European, and African.
Different choices all around that will make you enjoy your holidays.
It is difficult to decide from among the many destinations Colombia has to offer. Yet
whatever the decision, adventure will not be missed on your vacations.
With the largest tropical rainforest and the
most copious river in the world, the Amazonas
Jungle we share with our neighbors is another
of Colombia’s top vacation destination.
Birdwatching in the Colombian Amazon
Amacayacu Natural Park
International Amazonian Folk Music Festival in Leticia: El Pirarucú de Oro
The Colombian Pacific
With a yearly rainfall above 10,000 cm³, the 1,300 km long Pacific Coast of Colombia is
one of the most humid regions on the planet, where Humpback whale sightseeing is the
main tourist activity.
Pacific Rainforest Coast: Sun and Beach destination
Natural parks in the coast region: Gorgona,Malpelo and Utría
Providencia and Santa Catalina
Providencia and Santa Catalina are the most romantic vacation destinations in Colombia,
surrounded by an intense sea which captivates tourist.
Santander, land of Adventure
The adventure is for real: paragliding, kayaking, rafting, bungee jumping, rappelling, and
cave exploration are part of the menu.
Adventure and Extreme Sport
Colombia’s rugged topography encloses an infinite number of environments that are ideal
for exploring and a offers a variety of holiday activities.
Geographically, Colombia has five contexts with singular landscape, fauna and flora
For fun vacations:
The Barranquilla Carnival is singular for its cultural diversity and the fact that the entire
Activities: birdwatching and diving.
The region’s autochthonous products::sombrero vueltiao and Hammock from San
Feasts: Carnival of Barranquilla.
Nearby cities: Cartagena y Santa Marta.
Cali and Valle del Cauca
Cali is known in Colombia as the capital of fiestas, street partying, dancing, and salsa as
Cali's Salsa Clubs are among the most famous in the entire continent. Learn how to dance
salsa during your holidays.
The Basilica of the Lord of Miracles, Buga
The Cali Fair
Colombia’s second most important city, Medellin, rises in the center of a valley and covers
part of the mountains that surround it. A must tourist city to visit.
San Andres Island
Alongside Providencia and Santa Catalina, San Andres Island is Colombia's main insular
possession in the Caribbean Sea.
The travel around the island
The Littles pools
Sun and Beach
There are over 300 beaches to suit many preferences. Some have all
possible tourist services; others are natural paradises away from the crowds. It will be
the vacations you are waiting for.
To really get to know Bogota, it is necessary to come many times. It is simply not possible
to enjoy everything that the city has to offer in just one trip.
• Rural tourism
• Ráquira ceramics
• The Muisca Raft: Symbol of El Dorado
• Iguaque Natural Park
• Facatativá Archaeological Park
• Gold Museum
• The Planetary
• The Simon Bolivar’s park
Declared by UNESCO a World Cultural Heritage Site, Cartagena adds an intense
nightlife, international cultural festivals, lush scenery, magnificent beaches, excellent
cuisine, and a diverse hotel and tourist infrastructure to its colonial, republican, and
The Walled City
The San Felipe’s Castle
Colombian Coffee Region
In Colombia, the Coffee Region is formed by the departments of Caldas, Quindío, and
The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is located in the northern part of Colombia, in the
departments of Magdalena, La Guajira, and Cesar.
• Teyuna o Ciudad Perdida, se destaca como el hallazgo arqueológico e histórico más
importante de Colombia.
• Estación Experimental San Lorenzo.
• Caminos Intepretive.
• Decenas de cascadas.
• El Bolívar y Picos de Colón.
Teyuna o Ciudad Perdida, se destaca como el hallazgo arqueológico e histórico más
importante de Colombia.
Estación Experimental San Lorenzo.
Decenas de cascadas.
El Bolívar y Picos de Colón.
Ciudad: Santa Marta (Fiestas del Mar en julio), Ciénaga (Fiestas Caiman en enero) y
Valledupar (Festival de la Leyenda Vallenata en abril).
La región del plátano (El Macondo de García Márquez).
Caño Cristales is a Colombian river located in the Serrania de la Macarena, province
of Meta. The river is commonly called "The River of Five Colors," "The Liquid Rainbow" or
even " The Most Beautiful River in the World" due to its striking colors like yellow, green,
blue, black, and especially the red of the Macarenia clavigera at the bottom of the river
giving it a unique appearance.