Attractions

Top Choice Archaeological Site in San Agustín

Parque Arqueológico

The 78-hectare archaeological park is 2.5km west of the town of San Agustín. There are about 130 statues in the park in total, either found in situ or collected from other areas, including some of the best examples …
Top Choice Waterfall in Mocoa

Fin del Mundo

Fin del Mundo (The End of the World) is a towering waterfall that plunges off a large rock ledge down into the Río Mocoa valley below. A path leads to the ledge at the top from where you can view the town in the dis…
Top Choice Church in Santuario de Las Lajas

Santuario de Las Lajas

This massive neo-gothic stone church is built directly against the rocky wall of the gorge where the miraculous image appeared. A gilded painting of the Virgin, accompanied by Santo Domingo and San Francisco, has be…
National Park in Pance

Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali

This 1500-sq-km national park protects the headlands around Cali. During the height of the armed conflict it was closed and it has yet to be officially reopened to visitors. Security remains an issue in some areas a…
Waterfall in Mocoa

Hornyaco

Surrounded by lush jungle, this high-volume waterfall drops into a deep and inviting swimming hole that's a wonderful spot for a refreshing dip. Hornyaco is rarely crowded and you'll often have the place to yourself…
Archaeological Site in San Agustín

El Tablón, La Chaquira, La Pelota & El Purutal

These four sites are relatively close to each other; most people visit as part of a horseback-riding tour although you can also hike up here from town. Don't miss La Chaquira, with divinities carved into the mountai…
Church in Popayán

Iglesia de San Francisco

The city's largest colonial church is also its most beautiful. Inside are a fine high altar and a collection of seven unique side altars. The 1983 earthquake cracked open the ossuary, revealing six unidentified mumm…
Archaeological Site in San Agustín

Alto de las Piedras

This site is 7km north of Isnos and has tombs lined with stone slabs, some of which still show traces of red, black and yellow coloring. One of the most famous statues, known as Doble Yo, is here; look carefully as …
Archaeological Site in Tierradentro

Parque Arqueológico

The park area includes four tomb sites, an above ground statuary and two museums. Measuring from 2m to 7m in diameter, the tombs are scooped out of the soft volcanic rock that forms the region's undulating hillsides…
National Park in Pasto

Santuario de Flora y Fauna Volcán Galeras

Just 8km from the center of Pasto, Volcán Galeras (4267m), one of Colombia's most active volcanoes, continues to rumble and threaten. The upper slopes of the volcano are protected as the Santuario de Flora y Fauna V…