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.
Photo by: Rafael Eduardo Muñoz Gomez / Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia