Have you ever been to Venezuela?
There are many reasons why you should plan your next trip there….be ready to discover 10 beautiful places to visit in Venezuela:
1. Angel Falls (Salto Angel)
It is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, with a height of 979 metres and a plunge of 807 m. The waterfall drops over the edge of the Auyán-tepui mountain in the Canaima National Park.
2. Los Roques Archipelago (Archipiélago Los Roques)
A Venezuelan archipelago around 160 kilometers north of the capital Caracas in the Caribbean Sea. The protected area contains more than 300 islands and cays surrounding a 400-sq.-km lagoon. The park is renowned for its isolated, white-sand beaches, windsurfing, fishing and sailing.
3. Margarita Island (Isla de Margarita)
Lying approximately 40 kilometers north of the mainland, this is one of Venezuela’s major tourist destinations for sun seekers. The island’s main attractions are the beautiful soft sand beaches, which are popular with both foreigners and Venezuelans.
4. Canaima National Park and the Gran Sabana
Canaima National Park covers three million hectares and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park also encompasses the high plateau of La Gran Sabana, with more than 100 tepuis (table top mountains), at 1,000 meters above the savannahs.
5. Medanos de Coro National Park (Parque Nacional Los Médanos de Coro)
Medanos de Coro National Park offers surprising sights, with rolling sand dunes typical of a desert scene. The sand dunes, known locally as medanos, roll across the landscape, with twisting and curving lines, and some dunes reach up to 40 meters in height.
6. Parque Nacional Morrocoy (Morrocoy National Park)
Part of Falcón state, it’s known for its mangroves, island beaches and cays like Cayo Sombrero. The park’s clear waters feature coral reefs teeming with fish, sea turtles and dolphins.
7. Pico Bolivar
Located in Mérida State, its top is permanently covered with névé snow and three small glaciers. It can be reached only by walking; the Mérida cable car, which was the highest and longest cable car in the world when it was built, only reaches Pico Espejo.
8. East Park (Parque del Este)
It’s a public recreation park located in the Sucre Municipality of Metropolitan Caracas in Venezuela. Opened in 1961, it is one of the most important of the city, with an area of 82 hectares (200 acres).
It’s a popular place located in Aragua state and it lies about 50 kilometres (32 miles) from Maracay. Be ready for a narrow windy dirt (adventure) road over the cloud forest mountains of the Henri Pittier National Park before descending to the sea.
10. Colonia Tovar
This little town founded by German settlers maintains its charm despite the years. Brightly colored fruits and vegetables, typical German houses, incredible landscapes and a small but pretty church in the center of town, all in the middle of a cold mountain climate.