Located on the northeast coast of South America, this beautiful country is not short on the best places to visit in Venezuela before you die. It has wonderful modern and older architecture, fabulous beaches perfect for sunbathing and watersports, and even waterfalls to keep you in awe of this country’s beauty. It is a state of extreme biodiversity, with mountains and forests full of wonderful flora and fauna and perfect for hiking in. It was colonized by Spain in the 1500s, and declared independence in 1911. It is incredibly urbanized for a South American country, with most of its 33-million inhabitants living in cities (especially Caracas, the largest city in Venezuela).
This top eight list of the best places to visit in Venezuela before you die is by no means exhaustive, and a country with such natural and cultural beauty as this deserves to be explored in its full. However, if you only have a limited time to spend exploring Venezuela, this list should help you prioritize, based on your base location and interests. Venezuela is a very safe country to visit; it is politically-stable, and has a strong economy based around the export of agricultural commodities (such as coffee). You should not encounter any problems whilst visiting Venezuela, but it is always important to check local news and weather reports, as well as any travel reports, to make sure your trip is as smooth as possible. When visiting Venezuela’s many natural delights, always follow the instruction of a tour guide and try not to get lost in the forests! If you’re visiting the cities, be sure to stick to well-lit areas if out at night and trust your gut instinct on whether something seems okay.
Venezuela could easily be considered one of the safest countries in the world to live in peace, but if you’re just visiting, check this list out for tips on where to go!