Vaupes

Raudal Jirijirimo, Apaporis River

View from Cerro Morroco

View from Cerro Morroco

Cave exploring

Cave exploring

The department Vaupes lies north of the department ´the Amazon´, on the border of Brazil. In this area of the Amazon rainforest you can find dense virgin jungle and some of the most traditional Indian tribes of the Colombian Amazon. Mitu is the capital of the Vaupes department and also the only city in this region. There are over 26 ethnic groups in the department, with most of them living in Mitu. Most Indian communities in Vaupes have none or little contact with tourists. You are able to stay in one of their ocmmunities, which is an unforgettable experience. DE UNA offers several expeditions to this fascinating area of Colombia.

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