NEED TO KNOW
AREA 1,138,914 sq km
CURRENCY Colombian Peso (COP)
WHEN TO TRAVEL
For current information on government travel advice, please refer to the U.S. Passports & International travel, the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office or the Australian Department of Foreign Affaires website.
For current information regarding health, recommended vaccines and the location of trustworthy doctors and medical clinics, please refer to the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers website.
AVERAGE ACCOMMODATION COST ($US)
- 3 star hotel: $170
- 4 star hotel: $270
- 5 star hotel: $370
Average in the good period to travel. Rates change throughout the year depending on high or low tourist seasons.
AVERAGE MEAL COST ($US)
- Inexpensive restaurant: $4.15
- Meal for 2, mid-range restaurant, 3 courses: $23.33
110V / 60Hz
REASONS TO VISIT
- Culture and Art
- Architecture and History
- Avianca, Colombia’s flagship airline, was the first commercial airline founded in the Americas
- The rainiest place on earth is Lloro in Colombia: it gets 524 in of rain every year