Mérida the capital of Merida State, is located in Venezuela, at the foot of the Andes, only fifteen kilometers from Venezuela’s highest point. It is the centre for outdoor activities in Venezuela. There are several small Andean towns in the region which are quite scenic and easy to visit, such as Jají, Mucuchies, Apartaderos, and […]
Canaima National Park is the gateway to Angel Falls. Although other waterfalls and lagoons can be visited from Canaima camp, the main reason tourists fly here is for the three-day, two-night trips to the base of Angel Falls. It’s listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.
Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of tepui plateaus in South America. The mountain also serves as the triple border point of Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. Since long before the arrival of European explorers, the mountain has held a special significance for the indigenous people of the region, and it is central […]
Think of the Amazon River and visions of wild jungle, exotic animals and native peoples come to mind, sailing on the Amazon River is an incomparable experience. Manaus in the Amazonas state is 1107 KM away from Leticia and the only transportation available are by boat (5 days) or plane.
Leticia is a city in the Amazonas department of Colombia. It is part of a contiguous settlement that includes Tabatinga in Brazil. On a nearby island in the river is Santa Rosa, which is part of Peru.
Baños is a small city in the Andean highlands of Ecuador under the smoke of volcano Tungurahua. Its name, which is Spanish for “Baths” comes from the famous hydrothermal springs in the area. It’s equally popular with foreigners as with Ecuadorians, and is known as the adventure capital of Ecuador.