Top things to do in Cali & Southwest Colombia

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 over 130 statues in the park in total, either found in situ or collected from other areas, including some of the best examples o…
Top Choice Fusion in Cali

Platillos Voladores

Cali's best fine-dining experience, Platillos Voladores offers an interesting and varied menu of beautifully presented gourmet dishes that feature a glorious interplay of Asian, European and Afro-Colombian influence…
Top Choice Club in Cali

Zaperoco

If you only visit one salsa bar in Cali, make sure it's Zaperoco. Here the veteran DJ spins salsa con golpe (salsa with punch) from old vinyl while industrial fans try in vain to keep the place cool. Somewhere under…
Top Choice Colombian in Cali

Waunana

We could say that the chef's creativity puts the 'wau' in 'Waunana,' but better yet, we'll mention the brave and often spectacular pairings of local ingredients (the seabass ceviche with tropical fruit stands out), …
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Tierradentro

Parque Arqueológico

Scattered across the hills around the little town of San Andrés de Pisimbalá, Tierradentro's Parque Arqueológico includes four tomb sites, an above-ground statuary and two museums. Tickets for the Parque Arqueológic…
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 Mocoa in the distan…
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…
Top Choice Middle Eastern in San Agustín

Humusapiens

Right on the main square, this little place tantalizes with the smells, sights and sounds of the Middle East. Thick, savory beetroot hummus. Cilanto hummus! The sizzle of shakshuka eggs on a skillet filled with a fl…
Top Choice Performing Arts in Cali

Delirio

You'll need to plan well in advance to see Cali's legendary salsa circus but it's well worth the effort. Think street circus meets flashy dance club and you'll have some idea of what to expect from this explosive ce…
Top Choice Church in Popayán

Iglesia de San Francisco

Dating back to the late 18th century, Popayán'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 oss…