Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Nature Park

Valledupar - The birthplace of vallenato

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Valledupar

The birthplace of vallenato

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Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Nature Park - Native Heart

Photo by: Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Nature Park

 

From Valledupar, travelers can visit the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Nature Park, home to the Tayrona civilization and to 30,000 indigenous people of Kogi, Arhuaco, Kankuamo, and Wiwa ethnicities. This protected area is also home to the two highest mountains in Colombia, the snowy peaks of Colón and Bolívar (3.5 and 3.4 miles above sea level, respectively).

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

 

Unforgettable experiences in Valledupar include bathing in rivers, walking in parks, getting close to indigenous cultures, and seeing how children learn to play vallenato music.