|One-way ticket (local transport)||$0.58|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$5.00|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$69.89|
|Local draught beer||$1.00|
With cheap flights to Merida, you can explore this entryway to the Andes Mountains, and this thriving University town. A town with a bit less than 1 million residents, Merida is home to one of Venezuela’s oldest and most established Universities, the University of the Andes, as well as an old town with fascinating local history. Additionally, many tourists book airline tickets to Merida in order to experience the beauty and splendor that is the Andes Mountains, with national parks to explore, and numerous travel guides which offer biking, trekking and other outdoor adventure trips.
Flights to Merida will let you come and see the splendor of the Andes by visiting the Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada. It’s your outdoor escape to see the stunning views of the Andes Mountains, climb, trek, enjoy vast amounts of wildlife, birds, rain forests, mountains, waterfalls, snow and glaciers. Make it a point to at least take a look at Pico Bolivar, the highest point in the Andes Mountain regions. The weather here gets extremely cold, so make sure to bring sufficient outerwear and prevent chill. Absolutely no trip to Merida would be complete without a trip to the Teleferico, which is the highest as well as the longest cable car on earth-wow, spanning 12.5 kilometers, and taking over two hours to complete. It provides excellent views of the mountains and landscape. Bring warm clothes, food, and water and don’t be surprised if you get a bit dizzy. This is a common side effect of such drastic elevation change. While Merida is home to almost 30 or so urban parks, Jardin Botanico de Merida may be the most beloved. It’s a calm and tranquil park with a small lake, greenery, beautiful plants, flowers, cafes and is close to almost everything in town. It’s the perfect place to go if you have young children or want to eat a picnic lunch in the park. Cheap tickets to Merida will allow you to experience the Andes, parks and Teleferico cable cars, all the while saving money. Flighthub offers the cheapest flights to Merida and hotels in Merida, so be sure to take a look.
Come and visit the Plaza Bolivar, Merida’s main square, an excellent destination to visit for numerous shopping and dining options, to people watch and get a feel for the city. With cheap flights to Merida, you will also be sure to check out one of Merida’s monument dedicated to Juan Rodriguez Suarez, who founded Merida. Another piece of excellent local history, culture and religion to explore is the Catedral Metropolitana de Merida, which was finally completed in 1958. The center of religious life in Merida, explore the cathedral’s beautiful interior, painted domes beautiful wall art found here. Interested in exploring colonial life in Merida? Come and visit Los Aleros, and you’ll have the opportunity to see an excellent replica of what life was like in colonial Merida, complete with cobblestone roads, sheep herds, and local craftsman who dress up in full costume and reenact life as it was 300-400 years ago. Another wonderful place to look around is the Avenida Urdaneta, which is a site for numerous festivals, and is home to a number of old, historical houses-perfect for the architecture buff of your trip. Want to see the shop that broke the Guinness book of world records for the most flavors of ice cream? Visit Coromoto and you can visit a shop with over 800 flavors of ice cream (and sometimes up to 1,000!) You can even ice cream in flavors like ham and cheese, black bean, squid or some more traditional flavor like chocolate or vanilla.
Cheap flights to Merida allows you to experience so many wonderful sights to choose from, such as the highest and longest cable car in the world, the ice cream shop with the most ice cream flavors on Earth, stunning views of the Andes and unsurpassed colonial history. However you choose to spend your next trip, make it a good one.