Colombia is a great destination which is close and easy for North American’s to visit, and it has a lot to offer travelers. So as we look to HOPEFULLY being able to travel more in the year ahead we thought we’d start highlighting some of our hit list for 2021. So here are our top 10 reasons to visit Colombia.
Colombia is reborn
Colombia has shed the troubled history of its past and through community and eco driven initiatives, has earned its place as one of the top destinations in South America offering meaningful travel experiences.
The most biodiverse country per kilometer in the world
The South American nation is the most biodiverse country on earth per square kilometer, it is home to 10% of the Earth’s flora and fauna.
It has Caribbean beaches, but it also has a Pacific Coast…
There aren’t many places in the world where you can sun yourself on a Caribbean beach and see snow-capped mountains at the same time as in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta or in the Colombia’s Pacific coast, where the beaches are surrounded by jungle and its waters host humpback whales from July to October.
It has one of the world’s biggest Carnivals
The Barranquilla Carnival is second to none with a spectacular display of Colombia’s multifarious cultures; African, Indigenous, European and Middle Eastern.
Colombia’s Cool and Cosmopolitan Cities
Colombia is comprised of up-and-coming, chic and cosmopolitan cities including booming Bogota and award-winning Medellin.
Freshest coffee around
Colombia produces some of the world’s best coffee and has a budding coffee tourism industry.
Wonderfully welcoming people
Colombia makes for an inclusive and welcoming destination and unsurprisingly locals have a great reputation for friendliness and hospitality.
It’s the Land of more than 1,000 Rhythms
Hailed as the Land of more than 1,000 Rhythms, every corner of Colombia moves to its own distinct sound.
Its booming cycle-tourism
Colombia is at the heart of South American cycling tourism because of its diverse topography and climate that offers over 38 key training trails.
2021 Colombian travel will come back stronger, greener and more sustainable
Colombia has taken the initiative a step further and proposed to amend the General Law of Tourism,with sustainability at its core. It formally recognizes the importance of protecting the environment and supporting local communities.