Packed with colorful architecture and skirted by the mountains of the Venezuelan coast, Caracas is an exciting city that offers travelers much more than its reputation would suggest. The best way to begin a trip to Caracas is by taking the cable car to the top of Mt. Avila for a breathtaking view of the city and the sparkling Caribbean Sea beyond. Then head for the heart of the city at Plaza Bolivar, home to the Catedral, Palacio de Goberno, and Palacio Municipal, all centered around the magnificent Simon Bolivar statue.

Visit Parque Los Chorros for a relaxing stroll through a rainforest with awesome waterfalls. For an even bigger adventure away from the city, make your way to the small town of Galipan on the northern slope of Mt. Avila. This charming town is famous for its exotic flower crops and its delicious restaurants with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea.


3 members available to meet now

Photo of M
Michel wants to hangout 29 minutes ago
Photo of R
Roberto wants to hangout about 2 hours ago
Photo of A
Anna wants to исследовать местность 17 minutes ago


  • Tue, Aug 1 at 10:09 AM VET
  • Arturo Mendillo Cabrera's Photo Andri C Gz's Photo Luis Enrique's Photo

    + 23 attending


  • Sun, Aug 6 at 9:00 AM VET
  • Gerardo Magnano's Photo Arturo Mendillo Cabrera's Photo Michael Sulentic's Photo

    + 7 attending


Unlock favorites

Discover member-submitted recommendations on the best activities, dining, and nightlife in Caracas, Venezuela and all over the world.

Verify My Account

Verified members get beta access

Advice Q&A

Ask Locals a Question

Get answers to your travel questions from Couchsurfers in Caracas