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Neiva is the capital of the Huila department of Colombia. The city has been hit by a number of bomb attacks in 2010 and 2011. Advise extreme caution. See the stay safe section of this article.

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Benito Salas Airport (IATA: NVA, ICAO: SKNV) has daily connections to Bogotá with Aires, Satena and Avianca.

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The town hosts the San Pedro folklore festival each year around late June and early July.

When not enjoying the parades in June, you can visit Huila Afrika Salvaje which is a nice park with many wild animal for you to enjoy.

There is Playa Juncal and El Juncal.

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This city has made famous by the Tamales and Asado Huilense Huilense Beef and the diferent kind of bread or Biscochos, the most preferred is the Biscocho de Achira.

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Neiva is situated in the zone of influence of guerrilla movements like FARC-EP. In 2011 the city has been hit by a number of bomb attacks,[1] which authorities attribute to urban militias of the FARC and other armed groups active in the city. The U.S. and Australian State Departments advises against all non-essential travel to Neiva and the Huila department at large.

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Spend a night near Villavieja in the Tatacoa Desert.



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