What is the best tour operator?
There are plenty of great operators offering trips in Colombia. Like Kagumu Adventures, travel operators should be legally registered in Colombia, have plenty of years experience and they should be transparent in their approach to responsible travel. You can read Kagumu’s social and environmental commitment by clicking here.
Is it safe to travel to Colombia?
Yes. In general Colombia is safe and your travel operator should have planned your journey so you don’t have to worry about anything. Kagumu can supply risk assessments before any trips. This being said, always be vigilant as you would while traveling to any country.
Do I need a visa?
Yes, but you will receive a travel visa when you arrive at the airport which will cover your stay in Colombia.
When is the best time of year to go?
Colombia has a multitude of climates so check where you want to go first and then the best time of year for the climate you desire. As a general rule, dryer seasons last from December to March and from June to August. Try to avoid high seasons – Easter and mid-December to mid-January.
What is the food like in Colombia?
Colombia’s food is wide and varied depending on the region you visit. Hearty soups and stews are often served in the Andean regions while on the coast you will find fried fish and plantain. Colombia excels in tropical fruits and of course world-class Arabica coffee. If you are keen for a lunch deal try the Colombian favorite: menu del dia – menu of the day – a wholesome meal for around $3USD.