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18 things to do in Venezuela

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#1in MaracaiboSee Catatumbo lightening in MaracaiboSee Catatumbo lightening in MaracaiboAnna Tet

You can watch lightning strike over Lake Maracaibo for 10 hours in a row.

FREEMaracaibo Lake
#1in CaracasClimb the world's highest waterfall in CaracasClimb the world's highest waterfall in Caracasoddviser

Angel Falls is 15 times higher than maximum cascade level of Niagara Falls.

Canaima National Park
#2in CaracasTake a ride over the cite in a cable way cabin in CaracasTake a ride over the cite in a cable way cabin in CaracasAnna Tet

Cable way runs over El Avila National Park at a height of 1100 meters.

VEF 100El Avila National Park
#1in MeridaTake a world's highest and longest cable car ride in MeridaTake a world's highest and longest cable car ride in MeridaMickey Collins

Teleferico de Merida is 12 500 meters long. It connects Merida city and Pico Espejo (4765 meters).

VEF 500Merida cable car
#3in CaracasConquer the world's highest tepui in CaracasConquer the world's highest tepui in Caracasoddviser

The top of Mount Roraima is also known as Lost world - the nature here remained pristine for millions of years.

VEF 3000Mount Roraima
#4in CaracasGo windsurfing in CaracasGo windsurfing in CaracasFelicity

The best time for skillful windsurfers on El Yaque beach is from January till May.

VEF 1500Margarita Island
#1in MaturinVisit Warao people settlement in MaturinVisit Warao people settlement in MaturinAnna Tet

Orinoco delta is inhabited by Warnao people. They gladly exchange rare birds for any kind of provision.

VEF 660Orinoco delta
#5in CaracasGo Los Roques coral reef diving in CaracasGo Los Roques coral reef diving in Caracasoddviser

Gran Roque is popular diving spot on the archipelago. Underwater visibility is up to 40 meters.

VEF 1000Los Roques archipelago
#6in CaracasTry arepa in CaracasTry arepa in Caracasoddviser

Slightly fried small corn pancakes that are normally served with stuffing - avocado, shrimps, fish, cheese. Pop into any bar in Caracas and give a try to the genuine Venezuelan dish.

VEF 20
#7in CaracasTry cachapas in CaracasTry cachapas in Caracasoddviser

Cachapas are corn pancakes that are served with hand-made soft cheese Queso de mano and with pork as garnish. You can try the dish in bars and cafes of Caracas.

#1in ValenciaCome up to Fortin Solano in ValenciaCome up to Fortin Solano in Valenciaoddviser

The fort is located in Puerto Cabello. It stands on the hill and offers splendid view of the city. You can reach the top from 8am till 6pm for free.

FREEFortin Solano
#8in CaracasBuy Indian souvenirs in CaracasBuy Indian souvenirs in Caracasoddviser

At Hannsi Centro Artesanal market you can buy traditional Indian wooden masks and hammocks.

El Hatillo district
#9in CaracasSee sarcophagus of Hugo Chavez in CaracasSee sarcophagus of Hugo Chavez in Caracasoddviser

The sarcophagus stands in the centre of memorial complex in Museo Historico Militar. Photo and video are forbidden here.

FREEMuseo Historico Militar
#1in CumanaSee night guacharo birds in CumanaSee night guacharo birds in Cumanaoddviser

Guacharo birds fly out of caves to find food at about 7pm - feed palm tree fruits to them.

VEF 80Cueva del Guácharo National Park
#2in MaracaiboVisit Indian stilt houses in MaracaiboVisit Indian stilt houses in Maracaibooddviser

In Sinamaica lagoon that is 60 kilometers northward from Maracaibo Indians have been living in stilt houses for more than 500 years.

Cueva del Guácharo National Park
#1on Margarita IslandSee turtles' nests on Margarita IslandSee turtles' nests on Margarita Islandoddviser

You can find nests of endangered lute turtles on Parguito beach. They lay eggs only at night; the laid-egg spots are encircled with a yellow tape.

FREEParguito beach
#10in CaracasDance in tune with Latin-American music in CaracasDance in tune with Latin-American music in Caracasoddviser

Every weekend Venezuelans spend their time dancing. The main thing is letting loose, and they show you how to move.

#2on Margarita IslandTake a pic from the lighthouse's top on Margarita IslandTake a pic from the lighthouse's top on Margarita Islandoddviser

Lighthouse's top overlooks the Atlantic ocean and Margarita island. You can climb up from 8am till 7pm.

FREELighthouse Punta Ballena
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