Puerto Carreño Travel Guides

The Puerto Carreño Travel and Tourist Guides are only available from the Puerto Carreño Tourism Council Office at the time of registration. Our office will be open 7 days a week and always be available to tourists arriving on flights from Bogota and Villavicencio beginning in November 2023. 

Original Puerto Carreño Travel and Tourist Guides

The Puerto Carreño Travel and Tourist Guide is made for the English speaking traveler and can only be downloaded once a tourist is registered according to their travel plans. The Puerto Carreño Travel and Tourist Guide is an ever-changing electronic booklet with the best choices competitively selected and justified each month by the non-governmental tourism commission members. Only members of the Tourism Council can qualify to be listed. 

Strategically Located Tourism Center

With the political destabilization of Venezuela, the last major port, Puerto Ayacucho (nearby city 5x the size) has lost its luster as a tourism destination except for the high-risk traveller; there is nothing for sale in Puerto Ayacucho that is not sourced from Puerto Carreño (nothing); except that is the goods produced and sourced by the Indigenous tribes of the Venezuelan states of Amazonas and Bolivar which are now legally sourced under maritime law directly from Puerto Carreño (FOB) as Indigenous Free Trade Products for shipment abroad under the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Laws of Colombia.

Tourists arriving by air can reach more than 300 evermore popular destinations only by river, there are more than 27 navigable tributaries connected to the Middle Orinoco.  

Map demonstrates how Puerto Carreño is strategically located at the confluence of three great rivers and three major terrestrial routes. Puerto Carreño is a natural ecological crossroads and the greatest economic center for over 1,500 kilometers of the Orinoco River.

Types of Tourism

There are three basic forms of tourism: domestic tourism, inbound tourism, and outbound tourism. In addition to the forms of tourism there are the types of tourism which are classified based on the desires of the traveller. In Colombia it is most likely that travelers can find most types of tourism (including those not listed); however in Puerto Carreño our emphasis is on becoming a source for the following domestic and inbound tourism types: