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Due to the ongoing instability in Venezuela and the current government travel advice, we are unfortunately unable to offer trips here at the moment.

Merida, Venezuela

Surrounded by Venezuela’s highest snow-capped peaks, the lively university town of Mérida is at the centre of Venezuela’s Andean region.

It is a pleasant city with a gentle, friendly atmosphere, steep streets and some enchanting colonial buildings.

The surrounding countryside is dotted with small, traditional villages where life still proceeds at the gradual pace of a climbing donkey, eking a living from the sheer mountain slopes, as well as glacial lakes, highland moors and tropical forest.

For spectacular views of the northern Andes, the world’s longest - and highest - cable-car reaches up from the city to high mountain trails in crystal-clear air.

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Start planning your tailor-made trip to Merida by calling one of our Venezuela specialists on 01993 838 625

Accommodation choices for Merida

We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Merida. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

Ideas for experiencing Merida

Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting Merida, and which use the best local guides.

Map of Merida

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    Places near Merida