Colombia

15 July 2020 4 min.    Katrina

Ultimate Guide for Medellin, Colombia

Medellin in Colombia was once one of the most unwelcome and very dangerous cities in Latin America. But today, Medellin...

Colombia

Colombia is an amazing country to visit in South America for so many reasons. It offers the ultimate diversity you can get, from stunning beaches by the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific coast, Andes Mountains to the Amazon rainforest.

Each big city has a great taste of the Colombian lifestyle. The capital Bogotá is as vibrant as it can be from restaurants to bars, colonial buildings to museums. Cali is great for learning and practicing salsa.

Bustling city Medellín has become travelers’ favorite in recent years. Take a stroll in the parks, join a free walking tour, enjoy the amazing food and nightlife, and have a day trip to Guatapé.

The more time you spend in Colombia, the more interesting and rich it gets. Wander around the beautiful city of Cartagena and relax at its powdery beaches, especially at Playa Blanca. Explore Popayán, also known as the White City.

Hike the Cocora Valley and enjoy some of the most incredible views. Discover the Tierradentro National Park and see the underground tombs. This place is one of the most impressive archaeological sites on the continent.

If you like difficult hikes, then a trek to the Lost City is perfect for you. It’s a very beautiful trek where you cross rivers and go up steep hills. Head to Leticia to experience the Amazon as it’s the getaway point for it. You can go for waterfall hikes, bird watching, and a river cruise through the jungle.

Take a coffee tour in Salento and enjoy some of the best coffees in the world.
Don’t miss the carnival season during January and February, which takes place in Barranquilla, Pasto, and Manizales.

Wherever you decide to visit, just make sure to add this colorful country to your bucket list because traveling to Colombia will become one of your favorite trips.

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