Imagine getting into a hot air balloon for a day and seeing from the skies a mountain range, snowy peaks, a serpent-shaped river, deserts, and a sea with seven colors. This is Colombia, a country with breathtaking landscapes that you can enjoy exploring through your favorite open-air sports. Along the way, you will encounter the ancestral wisdom of wonderful characters from Colombian indigenous communities. Explore Colombian touristic destinations and let the wanderer in you take over for the rest of your story.
In Colombia you’ll find a river with waters in red, green, blue, yellow, and black hues, called Caño Cristales. A jungle so wide in the Amazon/Orinoquia region of Colombia, that, to discover it, you’ll need to sail deep into the most abundant river in the world. A desert like the Tatacoa in the Huila department, that can only be conquered in 4x4 trucks to face the sand dunes. Splendid beaches that, to let you in, challenge you to cross through a tropical jungle, like Cinto beach, Concha, Playa Cristal, Chengue, or Neguanje, all hidden in Tayrona National Park. This country has unique scenarios, so majestic that they seem out of the mind of surrealist artists. Colombian tourist destinations are like an adventure movie where the set can be changed according to your mood. From the green splendor of the Amazon to the urban charm of main cities. From the hills of Bogotá, to flying over Cañón del Chicamocha. When you travel through this country, every day is an adventure you will remember for a lifetime. Enjoy it now!
Travel through the Colombian coffee route, an unforgettable journey where you’ll meet traditional coffee producers and marvel at Colombia’s stunning scenery.
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Traveling to the Tatacoa Desert in the Colombian Massif can lead to treasures only wanderers can find. Discover the map here and live your own road movie.
Walking near the clouds in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Santa Marta, part of the Great Colombian Caribbean, discovering natural treasures in the bottom of the ocean, riding bicycles through roads mastered by the world’s greatest. This is Colombia, a country that inspires you to practice the sport you love the most, like an athlete in an inspiring movie. Fly on over to a paradise with hundreds of different settings, and enjoy paragliding, hang-gliding, skydiving, or plunge into our water sports like surf, kayak, scuba diving and windsurf in majestic settings covered in golden sunlight. Walk through mountains, ride your bike to conquer the peaks where Colombia’s greatest cyclists have soared, and take a chance on exciting sports and activities that seem taken out of an action-packed flick. Take a breath of fresh air in the Coffee Belt region, where you can climb, practice rappel like you’re on a ‘mission: impossible’, or go deep into the world of speleology. Be the star of an adventure in crystal-clear seas in Santa Marta, Islas del Rosario, or San Andres, while dancing with the wind, as you kitesurf, or windsurf
Experience Colombian tourism from another perspective. Play your favorite sport in one of the many diverse landscapes this beautiful country has to offer.
Every movie hero has a mentor that guides and lights the way for them. With their knowledge, they can lead whoever wants to move forward. In Colombia, these mentors are personified by indigenous communities that have been able to pass on their ancestral wisdom from one generation to the next. Would you like to learn from our 87 indigenous peoples and their wise men and women? Discover the wealth of indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities that have managed to keep the spirit of their cultures alive, caring for their traditions and customs. Dare to be a part of them and explore the true magic hiding within Colombia. Become the hero of your own story and let the light from these ancestral Colombian peoples lead your way.
Join us on a voyage of discovery with Colombia’s ancient peoples, who are keen to share with you their version of Colombian history and its origins.
Diverse, kind, joyous, and with a great heart. That is Colombia, and its people. Built on diversity, this country has developed with immense cultural wealth revealed in its warmth and welcoming spirit towards visitors, greeting all with a smile. The variety of people and customs offers a place for everyone. The best part of Colombia is, no doubt, its people. What are you waiting to come?
The Magdalena River is among the most important in Colombia, and it has become a cultural symbol for the people living on its banks: their history, culture, celebrations and much more. Navigate through this guidebook for more information.
Flowers, forests, jungles, birds, bears, and even capybaras—Colombia truly has it all. You’ll be utterly charmed by the beauty of our nature and you’ll be able to show visitors that the legends it spawns have some surprising truths to them.
Colombia’s culture is so astonishingly diverse, expressions vary wildly from north to south as do flavors from east to west. Discover how these differences make our country special.
You’re a step away from discovering our dazzling butterfly diversity. Become a true expert in our more than 3,740 species and teach those who visit just what makes Colombia the most biodiverse country per square meter.