Colombia is South America's best-kept secret. Visit the capital city of Bogota, tour the coffee region, visit the Caribbean coast & finish in the colonial port of Cartagena.
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Travel to Colombia with us! On your Colombia vacation, lie in a hammock on the Islas del Rosario and relax as the Caribbean breezes pass by and the waves crash against the shore. Explore the historic colonial town & port city of Cartagena, Bogota, Medellin, Lost City, Santa Marta, Coffee Region Tours, and beautiful Caribbean Beaches. Enjoy the Flower Festival and colorful flower boxes outside nearly every doorstep in Medellin. Or visit the Coffee Triangle for a taste of Colombia's delicious java. Plus, you can customize your trip to Colombia and combine any of our Colombia tours.
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Colombia is the up-and-coming destination in South America. The tourism industry is booming, infrastructure and government are improving, and people worldwide are intrigued by the warm climate, gorgeous landscapes, and friendly people in Colombia. Don't miss out on this excellent destination, which is a quick flight from Miami in the USA. Fly into Bogota, where you can enjoy a city tour and a delicious meal. Or travel straight to other parts of the country, such as Cartagena a the port city along the Caribbean coast, the Coffee Region in Salento and Armenia, or even visit the Amazon basin in southern Colombia. It is no wonder our Colombia vacation packages are so sought after and highly-rated!
Colombia is the destination to visit this year; it has the Coffee Region, the Caribbean, the metropolitan city of Bogotá, Cartagena and so much more. We recommend our Colombia Coffee and Caribbean Tour for new travelers visiting this beautiful country. Start your Colombia adventure in the capital city of Bogotá where you can tour the colonial center, Gold Museum, visit historic plazas like Plaza de Bolivar, and enjoy authentic Colombian cuisine. After visiting the capital city, venture towards the coastal region to the Coffee Region. Colombia is known around the world for producing gourmet coffee. In the Coffee Region, you'll have the opportunity to learn about the coffee-making process, taste some of the best espressos you've ever had, and hike through the Cocora Valley where you'll see some of the tallest palm trees in the world surrounded by flourishing mountains and wildlife.
A Tour of Colombia From the Experts
From the Coffee Region visit the historical site of San Agustín Archaeological Park, this was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995 because it has the largest collection of religious monuments in Latin America. After this historical tour, travel to Cartagena, a beautiful city sitting on the Caribbean Coast. Cartagena is a vibrant port city and has one of the most impressive urban centers, complete with Caribbean influences and Spanish colonial history. Explore the city walls, forts and admire the colorful Spanish influenced colonial houses. For the ultimate Colombia Tour, finish at Islas del Rosario, where you can enjoy Caribbean waters and beautiful beaches.
Colombia is a great starting point for any tour through South America. Easily combine Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and the rest of South America, with flights out of Bogota. And remember, it's a Colombia tour, not Columbia tours. See why so many people are choosing Colombia for vacation these days!
Yes, Colombia is safe for tourists to travel to
Colombia! Colombia's reputation as being unsafe is a thing of
the past and safety is now comparable to or better than other
South American countries. The only exceptions are a few very
remote areas that tourists are unlikely to wish to visit and to
which we do not arrange tours. On a private Columbia tour with SouthAmerica.travel,
travelers will be shown the best (including the safest!) areas
of Colombia by local, professional guides. Arranging a private
tour ensures better safety and quality of your trip.
Colombia is an excellent travel destination
year-round. The best
time to visit Colombia is from December to March (which is
the driest season). It's during this time that the weather
consists of warm breezes off the Caribbean coast, making the
cultural events especially enjoyable. With the sunshine,
travelers can hike in rural regions of Colombia and explore the
country's colonial cities with ease. However persistent heavy
rains is unlikely in most regions at any time of year with
temperatures staying mostly constant, generally below 68 degrees
It's also helpful to base your travel to Colombia on
the altitude of the destination. The weather tends to change
based on region and elevation; so keep in mind that while
certain seasons are preferable, the weather can vary depending
on where you are in Colombia. For example, the weather in Bogota
tends to change a lot during the day due to high altitude (8,660
Colombia is full of
incredible cities to visit. For UNESCO deemed colonial structures,
walk the cobblestone streets of Cartagena
and marvel at its flower-filled balconies and massive churches.
From Cartagena, you can visit another UNESCO heritage site of
historical downtown of Mompox
city. Speaking of cobbled and historic towns, Bogota
is one of the best. Stroll around La Candelaria (Bogota's cultural
epicenter) and enjoy the local restaurants, museums, and churches.
For a colorful explosion, visit Medellin during its annual flower
of the 5 best things to see in Medellin). If a boost of rich
caffeine is in the books, head to the coffee region of Colombia.
Learn to grind coffee beans, and taste test some of the world's
best espresso. Lastly, a tour
of Tayrona National Park is a fantastic idea, worthy of any
traveler's bucket list.
Travelers are drawn to
Colombia for is known for its pristine, white-sand beaches. Santa
Marta and Tayrona National Park are ideal for those looking
for a refreshing swim and a glowing tan. If an adventure of diving
is more up your alley, consider Providencia and San Andres Island.
For a taste of history, visit some of Colombia’s
archaeological sites such as San Agustin, Tierradentro, and
Ciudad Perdida (lost city). And of course, those looking for some
internationally recognized espresso should embark on a Colombia
Coffee tour in Colombia’s coffee region. Additionally, the
Amazon is a great spot to spot dolphins as well as Barichara and
Villa de Leyva for colonial towns experience.
West of Bogota, the coffee triangle in Colombia
consists of three cities: Pereira, Armenia, and Manizales. This
internationally recognized area in Colombia covers approximately
1.2% of the nation’s territory. One of the best areas of the
coffee region in Colombia is the Cocora Valley. Think green
rolling hills sprinkled with some of the world’s tallest palm
trees. Embark on a hike or a horseback ride here and gain great
photo opportunities with views of verdant mountains and local
wildlife. Visit the National Coffee Park, located in the Quindio
area for a visit to an interactive museum, a cable car ride, and
ecological trail hiking opportunities. With so much to see and
do, the coffee
region in Colombia is a place that people write home
There is a lot of coffee farms you can visit to taste coffee and
see how the coffee production process looks like.
Ideally, if time permits,
travelers should spend at least 2
weeks in Colombia if you want to see Cartagena, Bogota,
Tayrona National Park, Medellin, and the coffee region. The more
time you have, the more you can understand and get a feel for each
unique section of Colombia.
It’s important to discuss
required vaccinations for travel to Colombia with your primary
doctor or local travel clinic so that you stay
safe in Colombia. You can also search the World
Health Association site for questions regarding malaria,
dengue fever, and yellow fever which can be found in certain
regions of Colombia.