Stunningly diverse Colombia’s natural scenery includes a Caribbean and Pacific coast, tropical Amazon rainforests and two mountain ranges. Complimenting this is its warm welcoming people and a wealth of striking colonial towns. Discover the strong colonial influence of Colombia’s capital Bogota, the picturesque Villa de Leyva, declared a national monument in 1954 and the Salt Cathedral at Zipaquira. Explore Cartagena, a picturesque seaside town that was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984. Its pretty cobblestone streets are alive with outdoor cafes, street theatre performances, basket weavers and flower sellers. The warm waters of nearby Archipelago Islas del Rosario are home to an array of colourful marine life.
Highlights of Colombia include:
•Bogota, Colombia's capital
• Picturesque Villa de Leyva
• Famous Salt Cathedral at Zipaquira
• Vibrant Cartagena
• The archipelago of Islas del Rosario, a national park
• Beachside town of Santa Marta
• Tayrona National Park
When to Go
Generally, the best time to visit Colombia is during the dry season between Dec and Mar or in Jul and Aug.