Bogota, the national capital, is located 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the northwest of Villavicencio.
During your stay in Villavicencio, visit the Parque de la Vida. Another interesting spot is Macal Stadium.
For a genuine Orinoquia vacation, make sure you venture beyond Villavicencio and explore the cultural and scenic delights the region offers. Examples of places in the vicinity of Villavicencio are Usme, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southeast, and Puerto Nare, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northwest.
Bogota, is another interesting place to head to. It is around 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Villavicencio and offers a great selection of attractions, like Colegio San Bartolome la Merced, Granahorrar Shopping Centre and Museum Mercedes Sierra de Perez. Iglesia de Carmen, UniCentro and Park Towers are just a few of the other interesting visitor attractions that await.
Those with a love of history will want to visit the area's fabulous old towns.
If your picture of an excellent vacation is maxing-out your heart rate in unique natural environments, then why not join one of the many hiking or four-wheel driving trips the area around Villavicencio has to offer. Why not take advantage of a good local guide and book a tour? Wildlife spotting tours are popular in this region.
You will be reluctant to bid "Adiós" (farewell) to this memorable area.