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COLOMBIA DESTINATION GUIDE

Colombia will be one of the greatest experiences of your life

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Colombia at a glance
Explore unspoiled Caribbean beaches, misty Andean mountains and beautiful colonial towns. See the spectacular gardens of Medellín and lush coffee fields of Cocora. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and discover one of South America's most alluring countries.
Currency
Colombian peso
Winter avg temp
23°C
Summer avg temp
17°C
Time Zone
GMT-5
Capital City
Bogota
Language
Spanish
Good morning
Buenos días
Good evening
Buena noches

What to pack for Colombia

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Spanish phrasebook

Spanish is the national language of Colombia. Learning a few Spanish phrases is always appreciated and will make it easier to connect with the locals.

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Versatile clothing

From the heat of Cartagena to the cooler weather of Bogota, Colombia has a diverse range of climates. Be sure to pack layers, including a raincoat for the wet season.

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Comfortable shoes

Whether you’re strolling the gardens of Medellín or hiking through Tayrona, you’ll need a reliable pair of shoes on your Colombia vacation.

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Adaptor plug

In Colombia, the standard voltage is 110 V and the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard frequency is 60 Hz.

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Bug spray

Colombia lies on the Caribbean coast and the Amazonian region, so you’ll need plenty of bug spray to avoid mosquitoes and other insect bites.

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