One of the most under rated holiday destinations, Colombia is beautiful South American country that’s teeming with colours, flavours, culture, art, history, natural marvels and everything else! There are several interesting places to visit here and several things to do. Take a look at some of the interesting options we have lined up for you.
This is like a piece of heaven and you will realise that we aren’t exaggerating when you visit it. It’s the most spectacular river that with several bright natural colours; it is almost unbelievable. Most definitely the most beautiful river in the world, it has red, yellow, combined with the green of the sea plants and the blue of the clear waters. Serrania de la Macarena is the national park through which this beautiful river flows, and if you wish to make a day trip out of it, exploring the different hiking trails, it would be perfect. The flora and fauna of this national park are as stunning as the river and the terrains and landscapes keep changing from time to time, challenging you and creating the perfect backdrop for picnics.
Las Lajas Sanctuary
This place is as ethereal and vintage as awe-inspiring due to the architecture and art that went into creating it. The chapel, along with the bridge, were built in the 1940s and was believed to have magical powers. Today people from across the world visit here with their beliefs. It was created in true Victorian-Gothic style and is a stunning building in stone, set against the backdrop of waterfalls and green cliffs. It lies near the border of Colombia and Ecuador and is definitely a place you should visit if you appreciate art and nature in general.
Volcan de Lodo El Totumo
This is one of the most awe-inspiring places in the world. It used to be a volcano in the past, but now is a naturally heated mud bath and people from all over visit here for this interesting experience. Situated a little further from Cartagena, this mud bath is popular because the mud has qualities good for the skin, making it clear and glowing.
El Penon De Guatape
This is a 650-feet rock that has a maze of stairs built to reach it. It was a place of worship for the Tahame Indians and has been visited since by the tourists for the sheer brilliance with which these stairs were laid and the surroundings that transport you to a different time and era altogether; you can almost imagine the yesteryear when worshippers took this way to reach the top of the rock!