Colombia’s Natural Marvels Have To Be Seen To Be Believed

Caño Cristales, Colombia
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Colombia is a true natural gem of South America, hiding everything from lush rainforests to lofty highlands to captivating deserts in its heart. You’ll be in awe of its natural diversity, especially if you decide to explore one of the natural marvels from our list that don’t exist anywhere else in the world.

Caño Cristales

Nestled in the heart of the Serrania de la Macarena, Caño Cristales is known as the “river of five colors” or the “liquid rainbow”, and it’s worthy of these nicknames. The aquatic plants that thrive in its crystal-clear waters create a mesmerizing sight, transforming Caño Cristales into a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors.

Tatacoa Desert

Tatacoa Desert is Colombia’s most captivating deserted landscape, beloved by hikers and stargazers alike. Unique rock formations and endless stretches of red sand come together to paint a mesmerizing picture in the heart of this South African country, inviting you to explore its surreal beauty.

Valle de Cocora

Los Nevados National Natural Park is home to several natural delights, but Valle de Cocora stands tall as its most enchanting attraction. It’s best known for being home to Colombia’s national trees aka Quindío wax palm trees, that can reach heights of up to 60 meters, creating awe-inspiring sight on Los Nevados’s grounds.