Venezuela, the tropical country known for Caribbean coastal beaches, wetlands teemed with anaconda and piranhas, inland dunes and astonishing wildlife that will surely make you fall in love with this place. The country boasts of natural landscapes and stunning attractions, ranging from pristine beaches to gorgeous mountains.
Apart from that, the country is also home to coastal towns, vibrant cities, whimsical waterfalls cascading right from above the mountains, verdant forest and majestic beauty. Venezuela is truly a beautiful country to visit from every aspect which offers a very unique and different kind of experience to every traveler. Also, we cannot forget to mention the Andes Mountains which is one of the main highlights of the country and makes for an amazing backdrop in some of the cities and towns. No matter what part of the country you’re visiting, every other corner has a new and unique experience and adventure to offer. The country has a bounty of natural attractions and cultural sites to explore, which are sure to make your traveling experience even better and more enjoyable.
We have listed the top 5 tourist attractions that you cannot afford to miss out on exploring when in Venezuela.
Topping our list is this super stunning place called ‘angel falls’ which is not only the country’s highlight but it is also one of the most beautiful features in the whole South America. Also, it is the largest waterfall in the whole world which definitely makes it a top-most place to visit in the country. The waterfall cascades right above from the top of the mountain. This 978 meters tall waterfall falls over the side of Auyantepui Mountain in Canaima national park in the bolivar state. This place is best visited during the rainy seasons which falls between the months of May to November as the waterfall appears clearer and the water is also plentiful.
For all the sun-seekers, you may find this place to be the best destination in the whole of Venezuela. Lying off the northern coast of Venezuela, Isla margarita is the largest island in the area which is very developed and is rightly one of the most popular places in the country. Soft sand beaches, swaying palm trees, turquoise waters, mesmerizing surroundings, everything about this place is very relaxing and magical which is just a perfect way to spend one or two days basking the sun and enjoy the exotic beauty of the country. You can also enjoy some water-based sports on its beaches.
Coastal towns have always been one of the best highlights of the country and for you to be able to explore the beauty of one of those areas; visiting Choroni would probably be your safest bet. It is one of the gorgeous coastal towns you can visit in the country, featuring some of the most popular tourist attractions in and around the town. The town offers a very calm and peaceful environment and also features many colonial houses. The area is also popular for its diverse wildlife where you can explore exotic species of flora and fauna. The Henri Pittier National Park is teemed with wildlife and it also features fascinating cloud forests and lowland jungles where you can explore different species of animals and colorful exotic birds as well.
Roraima is a one-stop destination for all the nature and adventure seekers which offers you a stunning view of the beautiful surroundings from high on the top of the mountain. It is a great place for hikers, which has many intriguing elements to it including meat-eating plants, weird rock formation, stunning waterfalls where the mountain often gets enveloped by mist and clouds.
If you want to add more to the adventure list then you should definitely ride on these cable cars, not only because it is one of the most popular things to do in the country but also because it is the world’s longest and highest cable car system. The ride stretches for about 12.5 km which takes you through all the places which are otherwise difficult to see or visit. This is definitely one of the best ways to make the most of your time in the country and gather a unique experience in your life.