Home to about eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Colombia displays a great variety of history, geography, flora and fauna which has contributed in the development of an excellent tourism industry. This is the only country within South America caressing the waters of the North Pacific Ocean down south and the Caribbean Sea as well on top. Colombia, with its most famous festivals and fairs, is in fact much more than a carnival. The various National Parks along with the Colombian coffee growing activities has presented a grand opportunity for ecotourism which has effectively been capitalized.
There are a whole lot of Latin American cities in Colombia which can charm any traveler to extend his vacation long as he can. Bogota, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Cucuta, Pereira, Popayan, Santa Marta, Medellin and Cali which is considered as the Salsa Capital of the world are some of the most popular Colombian urban destinations visited by tourists from all around the world.