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FAQ

What is the weather like in Colombia?

You can visit Colombia year-round, but rainy seasons usually occur between April and June and between September and November. Due to its tropical climate, the rainy season in Colombia often means brief rainstorms are followed within minutes by beautiful sunshine and blue skies. Similarly, due to...

How can I publish my company information in you website's directory?

To publish your company information on the www.colombia.travel site, the country's Official Tourism Site, you must be directly associated with the tourism union and be a tourist services provider (examples include: travel agency, hotel, inn, tour guide, car rental company, and professional...

Is my driving license valid in Colombia?

According to Article 25 of Law 769 of 2002, driver's licenses issued in another country that are valid and which are used by tourists or individuals in transit on national territory will be considered valid, allowing them to be used to drive legally in Colombia. Therefore it is important that you...

What types of things are there to see in Colombia?

Colombia is a country full of natural and cultural riches. We invite you to visit www.colombia.travel , our country's official tourism website to learn more. Click the pink link entitled "Plan your trip", follow the instructions, and fill in the required information:Where are you from? Enter your...

Where should I exchange foreign currency?

We recommend exchanging dollars and other foreign currencies for pesos at authorized money exchange houses in airports, hotels and banks. You should never exchange currency on the street. We recommend consulting the website of the newspaper Portafolio ( www.portafolio.co/indicadores/monedas ) for...
Specific experiences
Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival   - The city becomes a huge screening room

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Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival

The Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival (FICCI) is held every year in March. This event, which shines a...
Surfing in Chocó - Experience speed on a surfboard

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Surfing in Chocó

There are three great surfing spots for beginners and experts alike in Nuquí, in the southern part of the Gulf of...
Whale Watching - Time of the giants

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Whale Watching

Humpback whales (also known as Yubarta whales) travel over 5500 miles from the Antarctic each year, arriving to the...
Activities

Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium

The Colombian national football team plays official World Cup qualifying matches in the Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan...

Hot Springs

A natural spa lies between the beach and the jungle a 30-minute walk south from Guachalito Beach near Nuquí. Dive into...
Guachalito Beach, Chocó

Photo by: Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo de Colombia.

Guachalito Beach

One of the most visited beaches of Chocó is Guachalito in the Gulf of Tribugá, a half-hour boat trip from Nuquí. Here...

Jurubirá Hot Springs

In the town of Nuquí, amid Chocó rainforest, travelers will find trails leading to the hot springs of Jurubirá near...
Events

Tamborito Festivities

The Festival of Tamborito, a traditional dance festival, is held every January in Nuquí, in the Gulf of Tribugá.
Destinations - Where to sleep

Where to sleep in Chocó

Environmentally conscious hotels in places like Bahia Solano and Nuquí are essential in this department. Cottages with great ocean views also abound.
Destinations - Events

Cultural events in Chocó

In Bahía Solano, Nuquí, and Acandí, all the inhabitants get involved in joyous festivities centered around music and dancing.
Experiences you can't miss
Whale watching - The arrival of the Giants

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Whale watching

The magnificent spectacle offered by humpback whales that come to calf in our warm waters can be enjoyed on the dark...
Destinations

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Chocó

The jungle is the unique backdrop of many experiences in Chocó; it entirely surrounds the beach and seems to want to...