The most beautiful places in Venezuela

The most beautiful places in Venezuela

The best of Venezuela

In Venezuela, located on the northeast corner of South America, you will find truly beautiful places. Table mountains, high waterfalls, but also massive rivers and exotic Caribbean coast. Come and see the most beautiful places you can find in Venezuela.

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Salto Angel waterfall
5.97, -62.536
1 500 m / 4 921 ft

#1 Salto Angel waterfall

The highest waterfall in the world

Waterfall Salto Angel falling nearly a kilometer from the table mountains in Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the world. It also belongs among the most beautiful of the world, mainly due to the magical nature around.

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Roraima
5.192, -60.745
2 810 m / 9 219 ft

#2 Roraima

The most famous table mountain in the world

Roraima (2,810m) is the highest of all the tepuis (table mountains) in South America. At its peak you will find the triple point of countries Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. Life on the vast mountain top is completely different from the savannah 400 meters below. Here you can find interesting rock formations, caves and even rivers.

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Canaima Lagoon
6.246, -62.85
385 m / 1 263 ft

#3 Canaima Lagoon

Laguna with massive waterfalls

Canaima is not just a village serving as a starting point for the Salto Angel, it is also a beautiful lagoon where some waterfall and form where you can see the beautiful table mountains

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Pico Humboldt
8.55, -70.996
4 940 m / 16 207 ft

#4 Pico Humboldt

The second highest mountain in Venezuela

Pico Humboldt (4,940 meters above sea level) is located in the Sierra Nevada National Park near the colonial town of Merida. It is the second highest mountain of Venezuela, relatively easy to ascent. You will find it after 2-3 days of hiking in a varied landscape

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Mochima National Park
10.266, -64.486
32 m / 105 ft

#5 Mochima National Park

Venezuelan Caribbean

The Mochima National Park consists of 36 islands with white beaches surrounded by a mountainous coastline. It is possible to lodge in several seaside towns (Playa Colorada, Santa Fe, Mochima) and embark on boat trips around the surrounding islands

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El Collado del Cóndor - Pico El Águila
8.841, -70.828
4 118 m / 13 510 ft

#6 El Collado del Cóndor - Pico El Águila

The highest road pass in Venezuela

El Collado del Cóndor, also known as Pico El Águila (4,118m asl), is the highest road point in Venezuela. It is also a beautiful viewpoint over the surrounding desert mountains. It is easily accessible from Merida

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Orinoco
8.608, -60.877
0 m / 0 ft

#7 Orinoco

The second largest river in South America

Orinoko is the second largest river in South America along the famous Amazon. Its size is especially noticeable in its delta, where you can take a trip from the small town of Tucupita. Outside of the fauna and flora, you can also see the life of local Warao Indians still living in stilt houses

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Cueva del Guacharo cave
10.2, -63.64
1 285 m / 4 216 ft

#8 Cueva del Guacharo cave

The most famous cave of Venezuela

Cueva del Guacharo is not only the most famous, but also the largest cave of Venezuela. There are thousands of Guacharo night birds in it. The cave itself is over ten kilometers long. The cave and its surroundings fall into the national park of the same name.

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Caripe
10.172, -63.503
854 m / 2 802 ft

#9 Caripe

The town of bird Guacharo

Caripe is a small town located in the green mountains of northeastern Venezuela. Tropical fruits and coffee are grown here. It is worthwhile to take a look at the city and enjoy the surrounding countryside

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Ciudad Bolivar
8.144, -63.552
47 m / 154 ft

#10 Ciudad Bolivar

Town of colorful houses and Orinoco

Ciudad Bolivar is a large Venezuelan city that is famous for having built the first bridge over the mighty River Orinoco - Puente Angostura. For visitors, it is also interesting with its small colorful houses and colonial architecture.

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Caracas
10.481, -66.904
884 m / 2 900 ft

#11 Caracas

Capital of Venezuela

Caracas, like any other large city in South America, offers the opposite of large poverty and exhibition districts. The biggest attractions are the photographic vast slum barrios built on the steep slopes of the mountains, where tourists are definitely not recommended to walk

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Apartaderos
8.8, -70.854
3 505 m / 11 499 ft

#12 Apartaderos

The highest town in Venezuela

Apartaderos (3,505 m above sea level) is the highest city of Venezuela. It is picturesquely situated at the confluence of three valleys. From this city, the roads lead to, for example, the famous Condor Pass

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