Flights to Colombia: practical information
Cheap airlines to Colombia
Colombia-bound? Start your trip with cheap flights to Colombia onboard any number of airlines like Iberia, Avianca, US Airways and British Airways. The country's major airports include Bogota, Medellin, Cali, among others. While there are no direct flights form the UK, they fly direct from Spain.
When to book flights to Colombia
Colombia's landscapes are really varied, ranging in climate from tropical rainforest to cold highlands and desert plains. In Bogota, spring is the best time to visit while on the coast, summer is king. Be sure to book your flights to Colombia at least half a year in advance for the best flight offers.
- Peak season: Typically summer, depending on the destination.
- Low season: Winters can get very cold, even in Colombia!
Flights to Colombia take around 14 hours with stopovers.
Experience Colombia: what to see, what to do
Colombia is what you make of it. Bogota is capital of culture while the Amazon is for the adventurous. For parties the Carnival of Barranquilla will tempt and for history, the colonial Spanish towns like Villa de Leyva will be perfect. Let's not forget the tropical beaches along the coasts, particularly the Island of Providencia!
Essentials in Colombia
Amacayacu National Park: Looking for adventure while on holidays in Colombia? Head into the Amazon and visit this national park known for its monkey-infested islands and pink dolphins. Best explored by boat tour.
Catedral de Sal: This is one of the most remarkable churches in Colombia and is built in a former salt mine. The passages are lined with some impressive sculptures. The entire setting is quite remarkable.
Providencia: Looking to relax while you're in Colombia? Take a trip to this idyllic island in the Caribbean with the second largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. Pure luxury!
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Accommodations in Colombia
Hotel accommodation is extremely varied in Colombia. You'll find a range of options from cheap youth hotels to 5* hotels but it really depends on where you are. Bogota is well-equipped to host visitors but more rural cities and town won't have but a few.