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Places to Visit in Venezuela

Come to Venezuela, a land of epic proportions. Venezuela has South America’s largest lake and third-longest river, the highest waterfall in the world, and the longest of all snakes. It also has jaguars, armadillos, and spectacular landscapes.

The dry season in Venezuela is certainly more pleasant for traveling, particularly for hiking, or other outdoor activities. Sightseeing in cities or towns won’t be greatly disturbed by rain because some sights, such as waterfalls, are actually more impressive in the wet season. The very famous Angel Falls is marvelous after heavy rains in the wet months. However, it is a thin ribbon of water in the dry season. Furthermore, the falls can be inaccessible by boat in dry months.

Normally, the Venezuelans are mad about traveling to visit friends, family, and the beach during Christmas that is till mid-January, the Carnival, which comes several days prior to Ash Wednesday and Semana Santa, that is the Holy Week before Easter Sunday. These periods are colorful and alive with a host of festivities, but you must plan ahead for accommodation and transport, especially for the new ones.

Venezuela is a land of myriad landscapes and full of tropical beaches, immense plains, enormous rivers, forests, jungle, waterfalls and great mountains. The clear, warm waters of its Caribbean coastline are ideal for tourists, mainly for those who enjoy snorkeling and diving. Numerous islands off the coast invite visitors to explore. The tropical lowlands boast an array of wildlife, lush vegetation, and dramatic waterfalls. You can also brave the high Andean peaks that is a challenge to trekkers and mountaineers.

The main attraction of the country is the ” Angel Falls”, which is about 16 times higher than the Niagara Falls. Venezuela also has the world’s longest and highest cable car taking tourists from the university town of Mérida to the 4,765 m (15,629 ft) high Pico Espejo. The capital, Caracas, boasts of fine historical monuments, an excellent collection of museums and art galleries, and some excellent pieces of old and new architecture. Thus, visitors paying a visit to this country have the choice of a relaxing in resort experience, a cultural city break, or a wealth of adventurous activities.