Colombia is a country with diverse cultures, beautiful people, and, more interestingly, natural attractions. The landscapes, sceneries, and history behind mountains, volcanoes, valleys, rivers, and even desserts, attracted people from around the world to this beautiful country. This article takes a detailed look at the nine attractions in Colombia.

1. Rosario Islands, , Colombia -

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The Islas del Rosario (Rosario Islands), also referred to as Corales Islas del Rosario, is an archipelago located within a national park on the Colombian Caribbean coast hour from the popular tourist city of Cartagena. Rosario Islands attracts people from different parts of the globe because of its features, including; the aquarium and open-sea oceanarium, the Pirate Island, and the stunning Caribbean beaches. Whether kayaking, diving, sport-fishing, or Just chilling and watching the sunset in these beautiful and diverse islands, it is fun all the way.

Address:Rosario Islands, Colombia
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosario_Islands

2. El Peñón de Guatapé, , Colombia -

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An inselberg, the Rock of Guatape (El Peñón de Guatapé) is a landmark in Colombia. Located in the beautiful town and municipality of Guatapé; Antioquia, El Peñón de Guatapé has a landform of granitic rock remnant that has resisted weathering and erosion. The historic gigantic rock towers up to 200 meters above its base, has a staircase of more than 649 steps built into one side of it and is visible from anywhere in the city.

Address:El Peñón de Guatapé, Guatapé, Antioquia, Colombia
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Penon_de_Guatape

3. Chicamocha National Park, Aratoca, Colombia -

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Also known as Panache, Chicamocha National Park is a national-level natural park along the Chicamocha Canyon located 50 km from Bucaramanga, Santander. A tourist attraction due to its spectacular landscape, the park is also a source of various exciting outdoor activities such as; paragliding, spelunking, bushwalking, camping, fishing, kayaking, rafting, mountain climbing, and so on.

Address:Km. 54 Via Bucaramanga - San Gil, Aratoca, Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicamocha_National_Park

4. Tatacoa Desert, , Colombia -

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The second-largest arid zone in Colombia after the Guajira Peninsula, the Tatacoa Desert occupies more than 330 square kilometres. Tatacoa Desert, renown as a rich deposit of fossils, is a tourist destination not only because of its two distinctive colours: ocher in the area of Cuzco and grey in the Los Hoyos area, but also owing to the surreal desert landscapes, incredible stargazing, and sense of isolation.

Address:Tatacoa Desert, Villavieja, Huila, Colombia
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatacoa_Desert

5. Cocora Valley, , Colombia -

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A valley in the department of Quindío, located in the Central Cordillera of the Andean mountains, Cocora valley is also historic. The valley is part of the Los Nevados National Natural Park, and the central location where the national tree of Colombia, the Quindío wax palm, can be found and a wide variety of other flora and fauna.

Address:Km 11 Vía al Valle del Cocora Salento, Salento, Quindío, Colombia
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cocora_Valley

6. Caño Cristales, , Colombia -

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Caño Cristales which is a river, is located in the Serrania de la Macarena province of Meta, and is a tributary of the Guayabero River. Also called the "River of Five Colors," Caño Cristales stands out for its striking colours. From the end of July through November, the bed of the river is diversely coloured yellow, green, blue, black, and red. Caño Cristales has a wide variety of aquatic plants and is also home to about 420 species of birds, 10 species of amphibians, 43 species of reptiles, and eight primates.

Address:Caño Cristales, La Macarena, Meta, Colombia
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cano_Cristales

7. Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona (Tayrona National Park), , Colombia -

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Tayrona National Park, known for its palm-shaded coves, coastal lagoons, rainforest, and rich biodiversity, more interestingly, has the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta's foothills, the world's highest coastal mountain range behind it (all duly protected). Located in northern Colombia, Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona is an awesomely beautiful mashup of rainforests meeting the beach.

Address:Magdalena, Colombia
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tayrona_National_Natural_Park

8. Nevado del Tolima, , Colombia -

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Located only 235 km West of Bogota's capital city, this volcano, which is the second-highest volcano (5,220 m), lies south of Nevado del Ruiz volcano; the highest (5,320 m) and all situated within the Los Nevados National Natural Park.

The diversity of the landscape, scenery, and terrain is one of the most stunning yet challenging features when climbing this volcano.

Address:Nevado del Tolima, Ibague, Tolima, Colombia
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nevado_del_Tolima

9. Salto Del Tequendama, San Antonio Del Tequendama, Colombia -

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Salto Del Tequendama; 132 meters high waterfall of the Bogotá River, located 32 kilometres southwest of Bogotá in the municipality of Soacha, is quite ancient. The river surges through a rocky gorge that narrows to about 18 meters at the brink of the falls, although it becomes completely dry in December. It is a wonderful sight to be enjoyed in peace and nature.

Address:San Antonio Del Tequendama, Soacha, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tequendama_Falls

 


Finally, there are so many natural attractions in Columbia that will keep you in awe all through your vacation. It gets more exciting as there are so many activities to engage in, resulting from these stunning attractions. You will definitely have a great time visiting this beautiful city.