Why You Should Visit Bogota
Colombia’s capital is a bustling city full of winding alleyways and busy streets where the pulse never seems to slow down. The city offers practically everything imaginable from historic landmarks to world-class museums and high-end restaurants, so people of all tastes and preferences will find something memorable. During your visit to Bogota you must check out some of its excellent museums like the Gold Museum or the Cultural Heritage Museum to learn more about the capital’s interesting history, while the many historic landmarks in the Downtown district are perfect for sightseeing enthusiasts. In Bogota there will always be an exciting festival or event happening no matter what time of year – head down to Avenida Septima on a Friday or Saturday night where you will find street artists, concerts and markets.
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Arriving In Bogota
El Dorado International Airport is Bogota’s main airport consisting of two passenger terminals, with international flights handled at Terminal 1. When you have landed at the airport there are public buses available to travel into the city, although you may prefer the convenience of a taxi. Inside the airport that are plenty of places to eat and drink as well as duty-free shopping, so there are many ways to pass the time as you wait for your flight.
If you are looking to catch flights from the UAE to Bogota you will not be able to make the journey directly as there are no airlines providing direct flights. However, El Dorado International Airport has connections to a few leading airports with direct flights from the UAE such as Paris Charles de Gaulle and Frankfurt so it is possible to travel with just the one stopover.
Bogota Travel Information
UAE nationals looking to travel to Colombia will be able to enter the country on a visa free basis for a period of up to 90 days. In Bogota the weather is generally warm for most of the year, with the hottest period falling between December and April. If you are looking to rent a car during your stay you will find a number of leading car rental agencies at El Dorado International Airport available once you have landed.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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