The crown jewel of South America, Colombia has a little bit of everything. This spectacular country appeals to the outdoor trekking diehards with it's verdent Coffee Zone, wild northern jungles, and the first peaks of the Andes. It's impossible to ignore the raucous cities, such as Cartagena and Medellin. This is South America on a while other level. The continents friendliest locals mixed with the most incredible diversity of landscapes make Colombia one of the best backpacking destinations in the world! Read more to see why.