Travel to Venezuela, where the Andes meet the Caribbean. Capital of Venezuela’s Andes is Merida, the region’s base for mountaineering and trekking. Far below at the heart of Venezuela are the llanos (plains), an immense area of flat savannah rich in wildlife. With the longest coastline in the Caribbean at over 2500 km, Venezuela has some of the region’s best diving in three marine national parks, including Islas Los Roques. At the other end of the country, the Amazon is home to humid rain-forest and 20 different ethnic groups.Venezuela, country located at the northern end of South America. It occupies a roughly triangular area that is larger than the combined areas of France and Germany. Venezuela is bounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Guyana to the east, Brazil to the south, and Colombia to the southwest and west. The national capital, Caracas, is Venezuela’s primary centre of industry, commerce, education, and tourism.