10 BEST PLACES TO TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLOMBIA

With its wonderful landscapes, Colombia is one of the countries that has the most diversity, it has mountains, jungles, beautiful natural parks, paradisiacal beaches and charming towns, which makes it have some of the destinations that with their magic create the best photographs for their own and visitors. And it is not necessary to be a professional or have a camera to capture the best stories. Below we make a list of the 10 best places to take pictures.

 

1. CARTAGENA

 

 

Its historic center was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This attractive wall which surrounds part of this “Fantastic” city is one of the obligatory tours to be carried out by any of its visitors. Also known as The Fantastic, The Heroic, Corralito de Piedras or La Amurallada. This tourist and cultural district has stood out in an exceptional way for its arduous history and its unique beauty: its beautiful and flowery balconies make each corner of the historic center a magical place full of romanticism.

 

2.TAYRONA PARK

 

PARQUE TAYRONA

 

Tayrona Park is one of the best national parks in all Colombia, it is located in Santa Marta in the Caribbean Sea at the foot of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta with landscapes that are pure magic between the mountains and the beach, among the thicket of the jungle and the white sands touching the sea.

One of the most beautiful beaches that Tayrona Park has is Playa del Muerto or better known as Playa Cristal, it is a beach with totally crystalline waters and golden sand. There are other beaches such as Cabo San Juan de Guía, a place between mountains and the sea make the best setting for its visitors.

 

3. PROVIDENCE

 

EXPLORA PROVIDENCIA ISLA

 

It is one of the most beautiful islands in Colombia and that is why its sea of 7 colors, for the paradisiacal and its culture in particular make this island the best for enjoyment and It really is a splendid place to visit and relax and take a bath by the sea.

One of the most visited places is Cayo Cangrejo, it is one of the islands that is part of the Old Providence McBean Lagon National Natural Park. It is special to practice one of the most desired activities: snorkeling and diving in which you can see the reefs and marine life such as goldfish, turtles, among others. To get there, it is done by boat from Providencia, about 10 minutes away.

 

4. CAÑO CRISTALES

 

CAÑO CRISTALES, THE 5 COLOURS RIVER

 

The most beautiful river in the world “Caño Cristales”, also known as the River of the 5 colors, beautiful for its crystal clear waters and for the strange vegetation that grows in which is guilty of giving those beautiful colors that enhance the beauty of this River. You cannot miss this magical place and take an entire album of the best photographs.

 

5. COCORA VALLEY

 

 

The Cocora Valley contains the wax palm, the flagship tree of the country, which has a length of 60 meters to 80 meters and it has the capacity to live for 200 years.

Its surrounding mountains and the landscape of the trees make this place special for hiking, horseback riding, bird watching, among others.

 

6. AMAZONAS

 

 

If you are a lover of landscapes, here you will find the best of them, you can observe their fauna and flora, rivers, waterfalls, you can even see a number of ecosystems and animals that are only seen in that place.

It also has 12 indigenous communities of the settled ethnic groups of Bora, Huitoto and Tikuna. Here you can live an experience and a cultural learning of the ethnic groups. Here you can capture the best landscapes.

 

7. PUNTA GALLINAS

 

GUAJIRA CABO DE LA VELA

 

Destination recognized for its beautiful landscapes, its people, and its culture.

Located in the northernmost tip of Colombia, this great natural attraction offers its visitors the possibility of experiencing and capturing through photographs the best experiences in a combination between the arid desert land and the sea.

 

8. CHICAMOCHA CANYON

 

 

The Chicamocha canyon is located in Bucaramanga in the Santander department, it is a stage for lovers of nature and adventure, the adrenaline is experienced at more than 1000 meters high. It is a 20 or 30 minute experience where you will appreciate beautiful landscapes of great mountains, and where you experience the feeling of freedom. It is imposing and its landscapes are the best to photograph them.

 

9. HILLS OF MAVECURE

 

 

Located in the Guanía department to the south of Inírida, they are a set of huge rocks that look like a mountain, one of them reaches 250 m high and is the only one that is allowed access accompanied by a guide from the area . The views towards the jungle and the Inirida river is one of the best landscapes that can be seen in Colombia.

 

10.PEÑOL DE GUATAPÉ

 

El PEÑOL Y GUATAPÉ - MEDELLÍN

 

El Peñol is located in Medellín, it is a 220 meter high brush, which is surrounded by a dam. The history of this place was of a dam built in the 70s, which was flooded leaving the entire town underwater. One of the best views is from the rock as you can see the entire dam from different points and angles. It is one of the best pictures you can add to your travel album.


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