PRACTICAL INFORMATION
COLOMBIA KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Viajar a Colombia, recorrer cada rincón, conocer las tradiciones y la cultura colombiana, experimentar la sabrosura presente en cada detalle, es una experiencia fascinante que no debes perderte, así que empaca tus maletas y ven a recorrer el destino que lo tiene todo.  

Si estás preparando tu viaje para vivir una experiencia perfecta en la tierra de la sabrosura, recorre las páginas de este portal, el Portal Oficial de Colombia, donde encontrarás toda la información que te permitirá organizar tu viaje para vivir toda la sabrosura.

A continuación encontrarás los mejores consejos y sugerencias para sacarle el mayor provecho a tu visita a la tierra de la sabrosura y hacer de esta un recuerdo inolvidable.

Si tienes dudas te invitamos a participar en el foro en donde verás consejos prácticos de turistas de todo el mundo que ya han venido a Colombia y se han contagiado de la sabrosura que caracteriza estas tierras. Allí también podrás participar con tus preguntas y comentarios para sacar el mayor provecho en tu viaje a Colombia.

Por otro lado, si prefieres atención personalizada, te invitamos a que utilices nuestro chat o escríbenos usando el módulo de contacto ubicado en la parte inferior del portal.

Travel to Colombia and meet their fantastic destinations and tourism products for all tastes is a fascinating experience. For maximum advantage in preparing your trip, the Official Portal of Colombia has prepared a series of practical information that will enable the organization to and exit from our country.

Take our advice and suggestions to make your stay in Colombia is the most pleasant.

Practical advice will be important to the foreknowledge of a diverse climates, geographies and in their own immigration and residence country.

We also invite you to participate in the forum provided with practical tips tourists from around the world who have come to Colombia, where you can participate with your questions, comments and suggestions that will surely be very useful in your trip to Colombia.

On the other hand, if you prefer personalized attention, we invite you to use our chat or write us using the Contact module located on the bottom of the portal.

  • Climate

    From warm to freezing Colombia is privileged in having all known climate zones, making the country a destination with a wide variety of landscapes.

  • Culture

    The joyous, colourful cultural heritage of the Colombian people is visible in festivals and carnivals where music plays a leading role.

  • Health and vaccination

    It is important to be aware of potential risks when travelling. The most common illnesses in Colombia are acute altitude sickness, stomach problems, and in jungle areas malaria and yellow fever.

  • Emergency numbers

    Anyone can call emergency numbers for free from landlines and cell phones.

  • Visa

    Passengers from countries that have restrictions must apply for a tourist visa at the Colombian consulate in their home country. Visa restrictions for entering Colombia:

  • Embassies

    In several cities of the world work embassies and consulates of the Republic of Colombia . Below you can see a list of official representations in other countries.

  • Measures and electricity

    In Colombia the International Unit System (IUS), heir to the metric system, is used.

  • Currency

    The currency in Colombia is the peso. There are $ 1,000, $ 2,000, $ 5,000, $ 10,000, $ 20,000 and $50.00 bills and $50 $ 100, $ 200, $ 500 and $ 1,000 coins. Then you can convert other currencies.

  • Downloads

    In this section you will find a list of available non-commercial tools that can be downloaded for more information about Colombia's offer as one of the best international tourist destination.

  • Information of Colombia

    Welcome to Colombia, a tropical country of incredible diversity and charm. Its ever-changing geography, a history loaded with mystery and adventure, its people and cultures, have fascinated the world...