Welcome to Venezuela

Venezuela, country located on the northern coast of South America. It has land borders to the east with Guyana, to the south with Brazil, to the south-west and west with Colombia. Venezuela’s north coast looks over the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

The country has Maracaibo lowlands in the north-west and in the vast grass-covered plains in central Venezuela and great forest areas in the south and south-east. The two areas are separated by the northern mountains. In the south-east are the Guiana Highlands separating the country from Brazil.

Visitors can come to see a variety of landscapes from snow-capped mountains and vast grassland, to tropical islands and lush rainforests. They can enjoy lazing on the Caribbean beaches, hiking through the lush jungles to see the the world’s highest waterfalls, or immerse yourself in the vibrant city culture of Caracas.