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Best Things To Do in Colombia

Colombia travel highlights for families, couples and other travelers.

Colombia - The Gold Musuem in Bogota, Museo del Oro
The Gold Musuem in Bogota, Museo del Oro
Housing up to 34,000 pieces of gold from 13 pre-Hispanic civilizations, the Gold Museum in Bogota is one of the most fascinating in South America and definitely worth a visit. Stroll through and learn about the rich culture and history of the region through its ageless treasures. See More >
Colombia - The Vibrant City of Medellin
The Vibrant City of Medellin
Once one of the most dangerous cartel-cities in the world, Medellín has completely rebuilt itself since the 1990s. Enjoy vibrant city atmopshere, a rich culture, an inviting climate, and a world-famous flower festival. See More >
Colombia - Discover the Magnificent Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira
Discover the Magnificent Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira
The old city of Villa de Leyva houses the famous Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira, built inside the depths of the biggest salt rock reserve on earth. Tour this magnificent underground Roman Catholic Church and be blown away by its uniqueness and level of detail. See More >
Colombia - Stroll Through the Colonial Town of Barichara
Stroll Through the Colonial Town of Barichara
Situated in northern Colombia, Barichara is what dreams are made of. A colonial Spanish town known for its perfectly cobbled streets, whitewashed houses with red tiled roofs and beautiful colonial architecture. Not only is Barichara beautifully charming, it was declared a national monument in 1978. See More >
Colombia - A family outing to The Pristine Coral Archipelago, Rosario Islands
A family outing to The Pristine Coral Archipelago, Rosario Islands
Shout out to all the water-babies. Rosario Islands are a chain of 27 of the most pristine coral islands in South America. Jump in for the most exquisite snorkeling, swimming and diving experiences. See More >
Colombia - Paraglide Over the Picturesque Chicamocha Canyon
Paraglide Over the Picturesque Chicamocha Canyon
Feel the rush as you paraglide over the grand and highly picturesque Chicamocha Canyon, located in the Colombian Andes. The views below will have you completely mesmerised. Tandem and solo options available for family and kids. Picture Copyright Texaus1 (Phil Hystek) See More >
Colombia - Explore the Breathtaking Islands Located in the Carribean, San Andrés and Providencia
Explore the Breathtaking Islands Located in the Carribean, San Andrés and Providencia
The beautiful island groups of the San Andrés and Providencia chains, located in the Carribean, are not to be missed. Enjoy white sand beaches, swaying palms and incredible snorkeling/scuba-diving around vibrant coral and marine life. See More >
Colombia - San Agustin, The Quaint Town Full of Monoliths
San Agustin, The Quaint Town Full of Monoliths
Experience San Augustin, a small, laid-back town surrounded by unreal landscapes and over 500 monoliths, statues, petroglyphs, and sarcophagi. Most carvings, created between 100 and 1200 A.D. by pre-Incan peoples, represent human figures and animals. See More >
Colombia - The Rich Ecosystem and Old Ruins of Tayrona National Park
The Rich Ecosystem and Old Ruins of Tayrona National Park
Located on the north Colombia coast, the Tayrona National Park is home to many unique ecosystems and old ruins. Take a tour of its beautiful beaches, go on nature hikes in the forest and check out one-of-a-kind ruins in an untouched environment. Snorkeling in the bay and hiking in the hills above is highly recommended! See More >
Colombia - An Adventure-Lover's Paradise, San Gil
An Adventure-Lover's Paradise, San Gil
An old colonial town in the northeast region of Colombia, San Gil is known as THE destination for adventure-lovers in Colombia. Explore the mountains on a leisurely hike or mountain bike-ride, go white-water rafting in its churning waters, and soak in the incredible landscape. See More >
Colombia - Ciudad Perdida, A City Rediscovered
Ciudad Perdida, A City Rediscovered
Until Cuidad Perdida was rediscovered in the 1970s, it had been forgotten since the time of the Spanish Conquest. Experience Teyuna, one of Colombia's most breathtaking hikes leading you into Ciudad Perdida. As you explore deep in the Sierra Nevada mountains, enjoy the beauty of untouched landsapes and the mystery of Ciudad Perdida. See More >
Colombia - Colombia's Northernmost Point, La Guajira Peninsula
Colombia's Northernmost Point, La Guajira Peninsula
Although English pirates, Spanish pearl-hunters, and Dutch weapons smugglers have tried to take control of the La Guajira Peninsula, the indigenous Wayuu people were insurmountable. Enjoy exploring through a scenic historical peninsula, and learning about Colombia' colourful past! See More >
Colombia - The Colourful Town of Cartagena
The Colourful Town of Cartagena
A fast-paced and heavily fortified city, Cartagena is an incredible destination for any traveller in South America! Enjoy exploring the colorful old town, famous Colombian history museums, unique palaces, and beautiful churches. See More >

Best time to go to Colombia

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Peak ( Dec - Mar )

Non-stop sunny days, perfect for city explorations, beach time and nature excursions. Early planning is imperative as everything gets booked out fast.

Shoulder ( Apr , Jul - Aug )

A resurgence of the dry-season, perfect for visiting cities, jungles and beaches.

Low ( May - Jun , Sep - Nov )

Prolonged periods of rain make this a less-traveled time, but dry-spells are still possible. Hotels are easier to book, though some operators may cease certain activities depending on weather, so check in advance.

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