Venezuela is not really well known around the world and there are various tourist attractions that are missed because of this. You can do so many different things in this country. You can expect to see the highest waterfalls in the world, a lightning show that is unique, enjoy scuba diving and enjoy hundreds of interesting destinations.

Before we mention some of the top Venezuela tourist attractions, make sure that you remain careful while visiting the country. Because of tough economic times, extra caution is necessary. If you conduct an online research, you will learn a lot about the various precautions you have to take.

  1. Caracas

Caracas east side

By Márcio Cabral de Moura under CC BY 2.0

Caracas is the capital of Venezuela, a tourist attraction that is filled with history, mainly due to the notable people of interest that were born in the city. The city was at one point among the preferred travel destinations for people from all the countries around the world. Because of the above mentioned economic problems, the uprising of crime and poverty did change plans. However, now we see a comeback and the nightlife is totally wonderful with various possible attractions that are present and nearby.

  1. La Isla Margarita

La Isla Margarita

By Carlos Graterol under CC BY 2.0

Margarita Islands is definitely among the most popular of all Venezuela tourist attractions. We are referring to an island that is seen as a perfect destination for tourists and locals. You will particularly love the water and the scenery. That is what makes many keep coming back from time to time. Around 50 beaches can be visited and Playa Puerto Cruz is the one that is the most popular. You can enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling and windsurfing.

  1. The Amazon And Angel Falls

Angel Falls

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Angel Falls is known around the world as it is the highest waterfall you can visit. You can locate it in the Canaima National Park and the best visit time cannot be recommended because during rainy season it is hard to see the falls while during the dry season you might end up with not much water falling. However, it is a really good idea to visit during spring, February to May. Many of the local tours are 3 nights long. You will also love to spend more time since there are various animals that have to be discovered.

  1. Los Medanos De Coro National Park – Sand Dunes

You can actually find sand dunes in tropical areas. The Sand Dunes in Los Medanos De Coro National Park are incredible. You will find them right north of Coro town, one that you want to visit because of the Spanish colonial architecture that is featured. Out of the different Venezuela tourist attractions, this is something that stands out as completely unexpected.

  1. Pico Bolivar And Merida

Pico Bolivar And Merida

By Gerardo Sánchez under CC BY 2.0

One of the Venezuela tourist attractions you may miss out on is Pico Bolivar, which has wonderful weather all around the year and the nightlife is great. You can enjoy many different outdoor activities including climbing and hiking.

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