Top 10 things to do in Colombia

  • Top 10 things to do in | Colombia

Take a half day tour of Cartagena
Explore the old town of colonial Cartagena, with colourful buildings and 500 year old forts just a stone’s throw from the city’s pleasant beaches


Visit the mysterious Salt Cathedral at Zipaquira
Visit the mysterious Salt Cathedral at Zipaquira, built into an old salt mine and lit up with spooky lights and candles


The Gold Museum has over 55,000 pieces to gaze over
Discover Bogota's famous Museo del Oro - the museum holds more than 55,000 pieces of gold from pre-Hispanic Colombia


Trek through the jungle to discover the famous Ciudad Perdida (Lost City)
Trek through spectacular jungle scenery to the Lost City (Ciudad Perdida) - believed to have been founded 650 years earlier than Peru's Machu Picchu


Taste local coffee in the lush plantations of the Central Andes
Enjoy the lush valleys of the Coffee Triangle, full of active volcanoes, huge green plantations and traditional farms perfect for relaxing in the cool evening air


Put on your dancing shoes at the Baranquilla Carnival
Party hard at the Baranquilla Carnival, a four day festival before Ash Wednesday where parades, dances and parties take over the town in a week of madness


Discover the dreamy beaches of Tayrona National Park
Step out of the jungle and discover the spectacular Caribbean coastline of Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona


Spot hummingbirds and palm parrots flitting through the air
Colombia has a huge array of birds to spot, from the Yellow-eared Parrot and Blue-footed Boobies to the famous Andean Condor


Discover local life in the Amazon basin
Take a tour inland to the edge of the Amazon Basin and glimpse life in the jungle, with wildlife, tribes and waterfalls to discover before falling asleep in your hammock


Head to Santander, the adventure sports capital for kayaking, white-water rafting and paragliding