Chingaza Bogota Colombia

  Click here for our original Top 5 Day Trips from Bogotá We’ve been saying it for years here at the Colombia Travel Blog: Bogotá is more than just museums, restaurants and culture…I mean, it is all those things (very much so), but the capital of Colombia has way more to offer than just 2 nights/3 days, in and […]

Golden-bellied Starfrontlet (© Andres Delgado)

  Colombia has often been associated with treasure: El Dorado, the biggest producer of emeralds on earth, the pirate legends of the Caribbean. However, the true jewels of Colombia are it’s remarkable array of hummingbirds – at almost 150 species, Colombia has the world’s largest hummingbird diversity! Here’s a gallery of incredible photos of Colombian hummingbirds, […]

Termales del Ruiz Manizales (Photo: Ferney Salgado)

  I have just returned from a fantastic blog trip to Manizales with the ‘Corporacion para el Fomento del Aviturismo en Colombia’, where we visited some wonderful examples of the stunning natural wonders to be found in the outskirts of the city, in the Caldas countryside. We spent one great day high up in the paramo of […]

La Victoria Caldas Colombia

  I recently took a last-minute trip to the small town of Victoria in the very south of Caldas department (so far south in fact, that much of the landscape you can see in these photos is actually Tolima), ostensibly in search of birds (the forests above the town are home to a surprisingly number […]

Flamingos La Guajira Colombia

We’ve written before about the many surreal locations that you can visit on a trip to Colombia: eerie prison islands battered by the waves of the Pacific, lost colonial gems on the Magdalena River, rivers running red through the jungle…and a bunch of bright pink cartoonish birds living in a wondrous coastal desert by the […]

Buff-Tailed Coronet Hummingbird

  Colombia is becoming increasingly well-known for it’s incredible ecotourism and wildlife-watching opportunities, as travelers flock to the country to enjoy watching humpback whales, pink river dolphins and over 1,900 species of bird. However, what a lot of people don’t realize is that you don’t need to head hundreds of miles outside the cities to […]

flamingos la guajira colombia

  Colombia is home to many incredible things: jaw-dropping scenery, gorgeous colonial architecture, some of the world’s best secluded beaches, but perhaps the greatest draw Colombia has is its unique flora and fauna. It is one of the world’s most bio diverse countries. However, it is Colombia’s remarkable birdlife which is the focus of this […]