Andes

The Andes stretch across central Colombia and encompass the country’s most populous cities. With an incredible biodiversity ranging from high-altitude páramos to the temperate rolling hills of Medellin and the Coffee Region, the Colombian Andes offer something for everyone.

Santa Fe de Antioquia and highlands of Colombia’s Occidente

Immerse yourself in Antioqueño hospitality and breathtaking scenery with a trip to the western highlands of the department.

Huila: Return to deepest Colombia

Our Bogotá street reporter par excelence travels the open road to Huila and discovers a genuine Colombian experience, tinted with Kerouacian nostalgia.

A hike to the peak of the Santa Isabel glacier is a race against...

A hike to the summit of Santa Isabel in Los Nevados National Park is a chance to reflect on the impact of global warming on our glaciers.

Guadalupe and Colombia’s other rainbow river

A devout town in Santander is promoting its own "rainbow river" to visitors and claims it's equally as beautiful as Cano Cristales.

Between Earth and Sky: A guide to adventure travel in San Gil

San Gil is the adventure capital of Colombia and gateway to a region of stunning landscapes and agro-tourism.

Visiting Jericó: Possibly the most colorful town in Colombia

Recommendations of what to enjoy when visiting Jericó, Antioquia, a colorful town hemmed-in by majestic waterfalls and mountains.

Saddling up for Colombia’s majestic Chicamocha Canyon

The Chicamocha Canyon is an endurance test for cyclists. But, the reward is in the breathtaking scenery of Santander.

Close to Bogotá hotspots for rainy day escapes

Escape Bogotá rain with these mountain destinations that almost guarantee warm sunny days all year round.

Buga: Town caught in a spiral of time

This town known for its miracles and imposing Basilica also offers tourists a chance to step back in time to ages of architectural splendour.

Girardot: The town that rails and rumba built

Girardot’s strategic location on the Magdalena River has historically attracted commerce. The city is home to the annual Tourism Pageant that celebrates regional diversity.

Huila: A lesser-known secret of southern Colombia

Once shunned on the tourism map for its proximity to conflict zones, the department of Huila has plenty to offer visitors, including the world famous park of San Agustín, and plenty of achiras

San Antonio de Pereira: The “sweetest” town in Antioquia’s Oriente

Some towns in the Oriente Antioqueño are sweeter than others, such as San Antonio de Pereira with its culture of everything "dulce"

Medellín: Where Botero bold meets plenty of beautiful

Colombia’s second largest city is constantly innovating and hosting important events. This month, Colombiamoda, brings out the best in fashion ahead of next month’s flower festival

Pueblito Boyacense: All of Boyacá in one day

An eccentric version of all of Boyacá condensed into a single town makes for a quirky destination for tourists.

Honda: A “City of Bridges” in 48 hours

Set in the breathtaking river valley of the Magdalena, Honda preserves its colonial charm and its historic buildings recall an age of maritime grandeur.

On the trail of volcano tourism in Colombia

Volcanoes are very visible when traveling through most of central Colombia and even though some remain dormant, hikers can climb up to the crater of the active Nevado del Ruíz