Colombia is a country that is recognized by the charisma of its people, beautiful landscapes, good weather, diversity and many other things. If you are thinking about visiting Colombia, you will find wonderful things and experiences that you can have in every corner of the country; From Cabo de la Vela in the north of the country to Leticia in the south of the country. You will find the unimaginable!
BOGOTÁ, the country’s capital, offers you a range of things to do. Visit La Candelaria, the center of the city, which has a story to tell. There you will find more than 50 museums which you can visit, in addition to the beautiful streets through which you can walk and learn a little about the history of the Colombian population. Monserrate, Gold Museum, Chorro de Quevedo, Plaza de Bolívar, places that you must visit. Another thing you will find, is the gastronomic variety that the city has, you will have amazing places to enjoy excellent food as mentioned in previous blogs. Bogota Pass offers you several experiences with great food, inviting you to get to know the traditional and the great variety of products that the country has. This is a small entry of everything you can do in the capital.
Close to the city, you will have the possibility to visit places such as The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira which offers you a tour full of colors. The Salt Mine located in Necomon will also offer you a fascinating experience. And if you want to do something more extreme and closer to the nature, you will find places like El Parque Chicaque, Suesca, Tobia, Villa de Leyva, among others.
After visiting the capital, you will have to visit beautiful cities such as MEDELLÍN and CARTAGENA. Medellín, a very innovative city, is characterized by the charisma of people, has a temperate climate and is the birthplace of several figures worldwide, one of them is the painter Fernando Botero, which has a square in the city with some of his most representative pieces of art. In this city the Fair of Flowers is celebrated, where beautiful “silletas” made by local people are appreciated. Some of the places you can visit are the Explora Park, Pueblito Paisa, Laguna de Guatape, Botero Square, Lleras Park and Arvi Park.
Cartagena, is a city that is located in the Colombian Caribbean. This destination is recognized for having the Walled City, which keeps between its streets and old houses the history and culture of the ancestors, detailed for being one of the most important ports of its time and headquarters of several battles waged among the pirates from Europe and the locals. Also, an important place here is the San Felipe’s castle from where you can appreciate a wonderful landscape with a sunset along the Caribbean Sea. You can also visit places like Islas del Rosario and the Convento de la Popa.
SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA, two beautiful islands in the Caribbean Sea. The color and transparency of the sea that surrounds it makes it an unbeatable place. Called “the sea of 7 colors”, where one of them takes life and invites you to enjoy an essential island, full of people willing to collaborate with a big smile.
In the Pacific you will find the beauty of the Colombian flavor with the beautiful CALI, characteristic with its Cholado and “la sasa”, this amazing type of music that for so many years has accompanied the country. At the end of the year, the Cali Fair is held, an event where people can enjoy gastronomy, culture and the best exponents of salsa worldwide. We recommend you visit Cristo Rey and the Cali Zoo. On the other hand, is NUQUI, a paradise where you can appreciate the arrival of the whales in in the months of June to October, it is a unique show that looks very little in the world.
If you want contact with nature, a little more to the south of the country you will have to visit the “El Eje Cafetero” and “Amazonas”In the first one, you will observe the landscapes of the coffee plantations where the best coffee in the world is grown. The farms of the locals with their unique styles and their wonderful culture. A green world, where you will also find a place called SALENTO with the National palm of the country, this place was declared a cultural heritage of humanity.
And finally, the great Amazon rainforest, where you will enjoy the great variety of fauna and flora that this destination has. In addition, you will know a unique culture of the ancestors because there are the indigenous, they have preserved their customs and traditions for years, it is a culture to discover and to learn from.
This is a bit of everything that Colombia can offer you.
Go ahead and visit this country, you will not regret it.
We will be waiting for you with open arms.
THE ANSWER IS COLOMBIA!