Are you are planning a trip to Colombia? If yes, you have made the right choice. Colombia is a fun place to be in with your family and friends. It is one of the most beautiful countries. It is bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru; to the north by the Caribbean Sea; to the northwest by Panama; and to the west by the Pacific Ocean.
Holidays in Colombia are fun and relaxing. The tourism sector has emerged rapidly in this country. Tourists come in large numbers to visit this country. Colombia offers some great sightseeing, adventures, forests and beaches.
Here is a list of top tourist attractions in Colombia that you cannot afford to miss.
It is the second largest city of Colombia. It is in the Aburrá Valley, one of the more northerly of the Andes in South America. Parque Explora is educational and fun. Kids and adults alike can learn about science and technology in this park. To get a sense of the history and culture of the area, the Museum of Antioquia is the best place to start. It houses 108 pieces of art from Botero. Located in the center of the city, Bolivar square is a great place to pass some time. It is a refuge of shade surrounded by great restaurants and shopping.
Cartagena de Indias
Cartagena de Indias is another of Colombia’s popular cities which combines a wealth of history – to be found in the old walled city. The historic centre of Cartagena is labelled a UNESCO World Heritage Site and should top any travellers list of places to see, especially by night when it is at its prettiest.
The Amazon Rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest on Earth and a World Natural Heritage site. You will be awed and enlightened by the grandeur, beauty and diversity of the Amazon Rainforest – captivated by its wonder and wildness. There are many things to do on jungle expeditions – canoe rides in small creeks, jungle trekking, piranha fishing, alligator spotting, folkloric night shows, bird watching, sport fishing and sunrise tours.
For adventures, don’t forget to visit Lost City (Ciudad Perdida). It’ll take a 5-6 day trek to reach the city, but what awaits you there is well worth the effort. On your way through the 20km, you’ll cross various rivers, see indigenous villages and their inhabitants and see some amazing sights, culminating in reaching the spectacular ruins of Ciudad Perdida.
Holidays in Colombia are always full of sightseeing and adventure. If you wish to spend some time on a beach you can visit a Caribbean island. Whether you are coming for the first time or second time, you will always have ample things to do in Colombia.