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What to do in Colombia
There is much to see and do in Bogotá, Colombia’s densly populated, high-altitude capital. Its cobblestoned centre “La Candelaria”, abounds with colonial-era landmarks like Teatro Colón, the neoclassical performance hall and the 17th-century church “Iglesia de San Francisco”. Bogotá has a number of excellent museums including Fernando Botero's art at the Museo Botero, , and pre-Columbian gold pieces at the Museo del Oro.
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Once a small fishing port overlooking the Caribbean, Cartagena may not be the country’s capital, but it is one of the most vibrant cities to visit. For street art, less expensive restaurants and a vibrant feel, check out the community of Getsemaní outside of the city walls. The Old Town, with its colourful colonial architecture and cobblestone streets is steeped in history and is the most enjoyable walk.
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Los Llanos, Casanare
These wetlands and prairies link the Andes Mountains with the Amazon River. For those fascinated by bird life, look out for: scarlet ibises, roseate spoonbills and even burrowing owls. Take a 4x4 safari, a jungle trek, horseriding and boat trips and you might glimpse: Howler monkeys, giant anteaters, caiman or the rare Orinoco crocodile
Caribbean coast and Islands
The northern part of Colombia has enough on offer to rival many of the well-known islands further away in the Caribbean. Visit Mompos, a hamlet located in the jungle. a 2-hour boat ride from Cartagena takes you to Isla Mucura for its amazing beaches and Turtles. Also on offer here is: Biking and Hiking trails and a variety of water-sports.
Isla Fuerte (with just 6 rooms) offers the chance to relax in a hammock or go Kayaking in the mangroves.
Tayrona National Park
Backed by the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range, Tayrona National Park offers the Caribbean Sea, edged by coconut palm trees and rainforest. Take a swim in a pool formed by an underwater reef before hiking in a forest surrounded by monkeys while condors and white eagles.
For the adventurous, take the Lost City hike through the jungle, this is a multi-day excursion. Thought to have existed several hundred years before Machu Picchu you;ll discover the archaeological ruins of Ciudad Perdida.
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Nicknamed the “City of Eternal Spring”, Medellín is the capital of Colombia’s Antioquia province. This mountainous region is noted for its temperate climate and annual flower festival. A modern cable-car system links Medellín city to the surrounding barrios. A mix of sculpture and graffiti decorate Medellín. Be sure to visit the Museo de Antioquia for exhibitions featuring the works of Fernando Botero.
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Need to know
Currency: Colombian peso
Visa Requirement: Not required by UK nationals
Air Europa: LGW via MAD, 7 days per week
Iberia: LHR via MAD, 7 days per week
KLM: All regional departure points via AMS, 6 days per week
LATAM: LHR via GRU, 7 days per week
United Airlines: LHR via EWR/IAH, 7 days per week (Daily)
MAN/EDI/GLA (summer only), via EWR/IAH, 7 days per week (Daily)