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Colombia travel guides

With its world-famous coffee culture, unspoilt coastline, temperate climate and charming people, Colombia is truly a pleasure to explore. Trek into the rainforest to spot the colorful birdlife or take your pick of the Pacific surf or the Caribbean calm.

Such a wealth of options can be overwhelming. Our travel guides are intended to help you make informed choices so that your experience of Colombia is as rich and rewarding as it should be.

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Ideas for how to explore Colombia

Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Colombia. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.

  • What to do in Colombia: our highlights guide
    Colorful facades, Bogota

    What to do in Colombia: our highlights guide

    What to do in Colombia: our highlights guide

    From cultured Cartagena to youthful Medellín, you can witness how Colombia is reinventing itself on a tailor-made Audley trip.

    11 min read

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  • Where to go in the Amazon: planning your journey into the rainforest
    Caiman, Peruvian Amazon

    Where to go in the Amazon: planning your journey into the rainforest

    Where to go in the Amazon: planning your journey into the rainforest

    Audley specialist Rebecca shares why she loves the Amazon, but explains that planning a trip there comes with a few caveats. She suggests you ask yourself: what is it I really want to see and do in the rainforest?

    8 min read

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  • Machu Picchu plus one: tried-and-tested South American combinations
    Machu Picchu ruins viewed from Machu Picchu Mountain

    Machu Picchu plus one: tried-and-tested South American combinations

    Machu Picchu plus one: tried-and-tested South American combinations

    Did you know that thanks to ever-improving flight connections, you can easily combine Machu Picchu with other South American destinations such as the Galapagos and Argentina — without the need to extend your trip drastically? Our specialists explain how.

    8 min read

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  • Festivals in Central & South America
    Inti Raymi, Sacsayhuaman, Cuzco

    Festivals in Central & South America

    Festivals in Central & South America

    Latin America boasts many festivals, from the solemn processions of Holy Week to the raucous party of Carnival to the recreated glory of an Inca sun ritual. Let our specialists suggest where to go to discover these vibrant cultural events.

    10 min read

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