The longest stretch of Caribbean, the world's highest waterfall, the most winners of the Miss Universe competition and the fattest, crunchiest, chocolate-coated ants - Venezuela's got the lot, and so has our latest guide.
Maximize your trip with this Lonely Planet Venezuela Travel Guide:Track jaguars around mysterious tabletop mountains and raft through Amazonian rain forest. Relax on a palm-fringed Caribbean beach or put on your party shoes and enjoy Caracas' infamous nightlife. Whether you want to soar over Angel Falls, dance with Corpus Christi devils or hobnob with beauty queens and baseball teams, our unbeatable guidebook gives you detailed coverage for the adventure of a lifetime. BE PREPARED - highlights, tailored itineraries and an all new 'getting started' section help get your trip underway. EXPLORE - follow Bolivar's footsteps with more than 80 detailed maps. DISCOVER - authoritative coverage of the country's wild and wonderful national parks, from the white sands of Los Roques to the snow-dusted peaks of the Andes. LEARN THE LINGO with help from our practical Spanish-language guide. REST EASY - frank, in-depth hotel and restaurant reviews eliminate the guesswork at any budget.