Places to visit on your vacation!
Angel Falls, at 807 meters high, is easily one of the top tourist attractions in Venezuela. With its 50 meter base and beautiful mists, its hard to pass up the opportunity to visit this place. Angel Falls in Venezuela is over 130 million years old, but was first publicized in 1933 when US aviator Jimmie Angel flew over the location. Angel Falls is famous for its breathtaking height, and beautiful scenery.
Another beautiful location in Venezuela, is Mochima National Park. Oddly enough, it has been said that there is not many tourists in this area, but it is a nice place to spend your day if you are looking to relax without interruptions. With its crystal blue water and white sandy beach, this is definitely the place to be in Venezuela.
Facts about Venezuela
Venezuela's largest city is a place called Downtown Caracas (which is also the capital of Venezuela.)
- Population- The population of Venezuela is around 2 million people.
- Climate- The average temperature for Downtown Caracas is normally in between the 70's and 80's. Annual precipitation is normally around 36 inches per year. It is often humid, but also pretty dry sometimes.
In this picture, you can see that there is a highlighted orange area, this is where Venezuela is located. It is in the North part of South America.
Venezuela's money system is made up of bolivars. This is what they pay with instead of dollars like in the USA. The bolivar has become much less in terms of the U.S. dollar. In 1999 one dollar could buy 648.25 bolivars.
Los Roques Archipelago National Park is another great place to visit in Venezuela. The water is crystal clear and the sand is pure white. It is made up of 350 islands and is a key tourist destination for scuba-divers and snorklers. There are many beautiful reefs to see also!
The Plains – Los Llanos is a great place if you're up for a hike. Los Llanos is not a heavily populated area, but it is home to many cattle herders. In this area there is a ton of wildlife such anteaters, capybara, caiman (or small crocodiles), river dolphins, monkeys, anacondas, and many birds.
Henri Pittier National Park was South America's first national park. It was created in 1937 and is one of the most popular locations in Venezuela. The highest point in the park is 2430 meters, there are many small ponds and pools if you get tired of climbing here!
Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada, also know as Sierra Nevada national park, is one of the most tourist-friendly places in Venezuela. This is also where people go to ride the worlds highest cable cars at 4,776 high. The view in this park is breathtaking with snow-capped peaks and beautiful lakes.
The Orinoco Delta is one of the longest rivers in Venezuela and also reaches the Atlantic Ocean. If you look into the water you can see piranha catfish and small crocodiles. Also there are small huts were families of the area live.
Margarita Island is known for its clubs, duty free shopping, big hotels, colonial towns, and beaches on the Northern side. The western side however has many mountains as well as swamps and lagoons abundant in wildlife like seahorses and turtles. This is a great place to go as a family.
Last but not least, Bolivar City. This is a place full of museums and stores for once your day is done. At night the city lights up with signs and street lights and it is simply beautiful. It is heavily populated but very much worth it.
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