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Travel Guide of Manizales in Colombia by Influencers and Travelers


Manizales is a city and municipality in central Colombia. It is the capital of the Department of Caldas, and lies near the Nevado del Ruiz volcano.


The Best Things to Do and Visit in Manizales


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1 - San Vicente thermal

   24 km away
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San Vicente thermal things to do in Manizales



2 - Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados

   31 km away

Los Nevados National Natural Park is a national park located in the Cordillera Central of the Colombian Andes. The park sourrounds the northern volcanic complex formed by Nevado del Ruiz, Nevado del Tolima, Nevado de Santa Isabel, the paramillos of Cisne, Santa Rosa and Quindío and the Cerro Bravo and Cerro Machín.

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3 - Mountain Bike Tours in Manizales

You will know the Páramo in a unique and electrifying way. We have designed a tour that creates a perfect balance between beauty and fun in Los Nevados National Park.

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Mountain Bike Tours in Manizales things to do in Manizales



4 - Dosquebradas

   32 km away

Dosquebradas is the second largest city and a municipality in the Risaralda Department, Colombia. As of 2019, it had a population of approximately 207,000 inhabitants.

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5 - Pereira

   35 km away

Pereira is the capital city of the Colombian department of Risaralda. It is located in the foothills of the Andes in a coffee-producing area of Colombia officially known as the "Coffee Axis".

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6 - Bird Watching in Manizales

This is a complete adventure surrounding the active volcano Nevado del Ruiz. Backpackers Colombia apart itself from most conventional tour operators by creating off the beaten track adventures which are much more than just a simple tour. Conventional tour operators mostly offer a very short tour inside the park and then to artificial hot springs. In this complete adventure (12-14 hours) everything you'll see is completely natural, we will get many different views to the active volcano and hike for a few hours. We adapt the adventure to the physical conditions of each person and can take you to you to the highlight places by 4X4 car or hike our way, you choose it yourself.

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7 - Caldas

   38 km away

Caldas is a town and municipality in Antioquia Department, Colombia. Caldas is part of The Metropolitan Area of the Aburrá Valley. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Caldas.

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8 - Filandia

   46 km away

Filandia is a town and municipality in the northern part of the department of Quindío, Colombia. It is located on the west side of Cordillera Central of the Andes mountain range running through central Colombia, 26 km north of the departmental capital Armenia.

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9 - Safaris in Manizales

It is a walk full of experiences that you will never forget. It doesn't matter if you've never ridden before ...

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Safaris in Manizales things to do in Manizales



10 - Bolívar Park

   46 km away
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11 - Cocora Valley

   47 km away

The Cocora valley is a valley in the department of Quindío in the country of Colombia. It is located in the Central Cordillera of the Andean mountains.

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12 - Salento

   48 km away

Salento is a town and municipality in the north-east of the department of Quindío, Colombia. The municipality covers an area of 377.67 km². It was the first settlement in Quindío of the modern era, and the first municipality founded in the department. The town of Salento itself is located 24 km northeast of the departmental capital Armenia.

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