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.

The Guavio reservoir in Cundinamarca.

Guavio: A ‘dam’ good outing

Looking for a scenic ‘G route’ across Cundinamarca? Pass through Guasca, Gama, Gachalá and Gachetá to reach Guavio.
A train once connected Apulo to Bogotá.

Apulo: The other sun-soaked getaway for Bogotá residents

For decades, Apulo has offered a sun-soaked, hot-country getaway for residents of Colombia's capital tired of the cold and rain.
Río La Miel

Escape for a weekend on Río La Miel, the ‘Honey River’

Río La Miel, not far from urban centers but a world away, offers an unspoiled natural paradise striving to leave behind a troubled past.
Flying tandem over the sabana de Bogotá.

Sailing Sopó wind

Get swept off your feet paragliding in the high Andean wind and an easy escape from the Bogotá rush.

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
Race the river Negro near the sugarcane producing town of Tobia in the foothills of Cundinamarca

Sweet adventures in Tobia

From producing fine sugarcane to hosting tourists with adventure sports, Tobia is a sweet escape.

Sandoná: A jewel in Nariño

Sandoná is a hidden gem in the Nariño highlands and a must-see town close to the Galeras volcano.

Raquira: Red hues of heaven

Why not take advantage of a day trip from Bogotá to explore Cundinamarca's spiritual heartland?

Villa de Leyva: Close to the capital, far from modern day

As one of the most emblematic colonial towns in all of Latin America, Villa de Leyva is a must-take trip into Colombia’s past.
On the fringes of the Colombian capital, the Chicaque nature reserve allows guests to walk in the permanent cloud forest.

Chicaque: Retreat to the clouds

A 300 hectare park on the outskirts of Bogotá offers guests the opportunity to walk in a cloud forest and admire the unique biodiversity.
El Cocuy National Park by Felipe Mesa

Cocuy for beginners

Between páramos and glaciers thousands of meters above sea level, El Cocuy is a truly otherworldly experience.

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.

Boyacá backwaters

One of the greenest of all departments in Colombia - Boyacá - offers a varied agenda for tourists.
El Tren de la Sabana de Bogotá

Riding the ‘Zipa’ train

Take the Turistren to the town of Zipaquirá for a relaxed and unique trip through the Sabana de Bogotá by train.
Filandia, Quindio by Triangulo del Cafe Travel

Filandia of the Andes

In the heart of Colombia's coffee region, Filandia offers picture-perfect scenery, affordability and a laid-back lifestyle.
With the planned renovation of the haunted hotel Refugio, the Tequendama Falls looks for more visitors.

Tequendama: Forgotten Falls

Tequendama is looking for a comeback. This out of sight attraction near Bogotá is considered one of Colombia's natural wonders.