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Mérida City

Mérida, Venezuela

One of the enchanting geological formation of the world, facing the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Amazon and Orinoco basins on the east, expanses through seven countries: Chile, Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and finally Venezuela. The Venezuelan Andes are located on the western part of the country. A place to find nice perfect weather under the Tropical sun, deep Valleys with snow, lined peaks and the most enchanting presence of the local culture. The Andes with peaks topping 16,000 feet delight the eye with their serene beauty. Nestling among the slopes of these high mountains laid a number of small towns, villages and bustling cities. Handcraft and agriculture give to this region its character and the warmness of its people makes it a unique charming place. This is the land of the incredible “Paramo” and the highest Cable Car in the world.


Colorful city surrounded by incomparable landscapes of deep valleys and high peaks covered by perpetual snow, is known for its peaceful, serenity, and the kindness of its inhabitants. It is the capital of the Venezuelan Andes. The terracing cultures and the manner of organizing the small agricultural exploitation, lead historians to believe that the tribes which lived there, for a long time, were influenced by civilizations of Quechua and Aymara originally settled in Peru. This region is also appreciated for walking tours, horse riding in the mountains, mountain biking, bird watching and trout fishing. Mérida has also the world’s highest and longest cable car, interesting traditions and nice handcrafts.

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