The diverse geography of Colombia allows different scenarios to pervade the country in desert, river, mountain and forest ecosystems, among others, worthy of starring in fascinating stories that seem to be taken from a science fiction book.
In these destinations, ecotourism allows the traveler to know the place under the concept of conscious tourism that seeks to preserve these wonders that make the country their home. Here are some of them:
In this section of the Amazon region of Colombia, you can admire the hills of the Mavecure, as well as learn about the indigenous communities that live in the area and appreciate the beautiful landscapes of forests and savannahs.
“From its climax (the Mavecure Hills) they give us the best sunrise, and give us testimony of this biological sanctuary, in this Amazon jungle, a center of indigenous customs and ancestral wisdom, a mysterious land that tells stories and advances life and that calls for calm and silence,” Travel agency Awake Travel guarantees on its web portal.
Guainía is part of the “world’s largest river and ecological reserve,” and it boasts the meaning of its name: “the land of many waters.”
This impressive waterfall of hot water that emerges from the mountain is located in Dona Juana Volcanic Complex, which consists of three volcanoes full of natural beauty: Dona Guana, Animas and Petakas. The hot springs are located precisely in the municipality of La Cruz, Nariño, a natural paradise with pristine forests and beautiful waterfalls.
This section of the Colombian Amazon, 47 km from San Jose del Guaviare, preserves an archaeological gem in La Lindosa mountain range which dates back to pre-Columbian times; In other words, the 1,200-meter-high mural was painted by the indigenous indigenous peoples before that date 7250 years.
“This is a sacred site left to us by our ancestors. They were very spiritual and what they lived through turned into paintings. 25 years ago, a fire set the entire mountain range on fire, rocks collapsed and smoke cleared some forms,” Victor Caicedo, a resident of the village for 48 years, told El Tiempo.
This protected area, located in the municipality of Playa de Belen, Norte de Santander province, reopened to the public this year, after being closed for 10 years.
Visitors can walk around 1400 meters from the Peritama Trail, which allows you to observe hundreds of birds and more than 300 species of butterflies related to the ecosystem of the Andean sub-forest. Likewise, 800m of Origin and Lost City trails are available for the route, for bird watching, dry forest related species and geographical formations Exquisite appearance carved by erosion of brown stone.
This really beautiful place الجميل 20 minutes from Valledupar, along the Río Seco Road, It is one of the natural wonders that this department preserves in the Caribbean. A water complex in the middle of a traditional farm accessible on foot by a country road that ends with a refreshing bath in its waters emerging from the ground and a house among the rocks of the mountains.