If you like extreme sports you should consider visiting Colombia for your next adventure. Colombia is a county rich in biodiversity and its landscapes serve as a resting place for tourist eager for an adrenaline rush. Colombia is an extreme sports paradise. For its geographic location it allows you to enjoy a great variety of extreme sports, combining resistance, adrenaline and great heights.
The expansion of extreme sports has been known for years, there has been a progressive increase among fans of this type of sport visiting the country. Among the specialized regions for this type of tourism are: Santander, Cundinamarca, Neiva, the Coffee Triangle, the Caribbean Coast and the Colombian Amazon.
The most common extreme sports practiced in Colombia are:
Thanks to the geographical conditions and its numerous and diverse mountains Colombia is the ideal country to practice this sport. You can experience the sensation of flying while having a unique view from the heights of the natural beauty landscapes from the air, while you practice Paragliding.
The rugged Colombian topography has many environments for adventure tourism and extreme sports. The diverse landscapes, climates and the great variety of fauna and flora that exists in the different regions of the country, have made Colombia an ideal place for adventure tourism and ATV riding. You are able to go through rivers and mountains on the ATVs while enjoying nature.
While you are rafting in Colombia, you get into an inflatable or rigid boat and go on an adventure on the river current. The mixture of emotions and sensations that causes the adrenaline of the fast rivers, combined with the incredible landscapes make of rafting a sport that would make you fall in love with the Country.
The Colombian Caribbean sea is the ideal place to practice diving, where you can see a variety of marine species, enjoy the incredible colors of the sea, immerse yourself in the depths and delight in the beautiful places from sea. We went diving and snorkeling near Cartagena, at the Baru beach, but there are other cities in the north coast of the country that would be a great place for it as well.
You can also go to the Colombian Pacific Coast and enjoy one of the most beautiful places in Colombia, the water here tends to be a little darker, but it is the Pacific Ocean after all.
Colombia has wonderful places to practice this sport because of its geography and its beautiful landscapes. Areas full of mountains that allow you to easily build one exit platform and another for the return.
Do not forget to carry in your backpack: mosquito repellent, suitable clothes, a wide backpack, and all the provisions to go through the most fantastic places that Colombia has to share with all who wish to enter a universe of extreme adventure, fall in love with Colombia and all it has to offer.