Travel Information

Indian citizens travelling to Colombia

Citizens of India that are travelling to Colombia need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in Colombia

🤝 friendly locals
inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
legal marijuana
👯‍♂️ good for parties
🚨 some unsafe neighbourhoods
mild weather

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Colombia from India usually are around 78417.00 INR. Avianca (Scheduled) is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

Avianca, and China Southern Airlines

. Popular domestic airlines are

Copa Airlines, and Hainan

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Claro, Tigo, and Claro Colombia


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is COP.

1 INR = 47.978038 COP

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $4.21 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

National visa may be substituted with a valid C or D visa issued by a Schengen Area member state or a valid visa (with 180 days left) issued by the US (except for C1 transit visas).:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

All land, sea and river borders are now closed. From 23 March 2020, all international passenger flights will be banned from entering Colombia. This may also disrupt outbound flight arrangements. Contact your airline to confirm the status of your flight or to make alternative arrangements. If you wish to leave, you should do so as soon as possible, while commercial options are available. Regional authorities have implemented curfews and movement restrictions. If you decide to remain in Colombia, follow the instructions of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Colombia.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Colombia. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (2.95 / 5)
Safety (1.71 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$27.50 USD / night

Average Dinners

$4.21 USD

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