PRACTICAL INFORMATION
COLOMBIA KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Traveling to Colombia, going through every corner, knowing Colombian traditions and culture, experiencing the Sabrosura present in every detail, is a fascinating experience that you should not miss, so pack your bags and come to travel to the destination that has it all.

If you are preparing your trip to live a perfect experience in the land of Sabrosura, go through the pages of this portal, the Official Portal of Colombia, where you will find all the information that will allow you to organize your trip to live all the Sabrosura.

Below you will find the best tips and suggestions to get the most out of your visit to the land of Sabrosura and make this an unforgettable memory.

If you have any doubts, we invite you to participate in the forum where you will see practical advice from tourists from all over the world who have already come to Colombia and have been infected by the Sabrosura that characterizes these lands. There you can also participate with your questions and comments to get the most out of 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 at 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...