Tips and practical Info
Bogota lies in one of the three ranges of the Andes Mountains, 2,640 m (8,200 ft) above sea level. It is close to the equator, so there are no seasons; and the climate is cool year round.
The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) by day, and 10°C (50°F) by night.
VISAS AND DOCUMENTS
Citizens of more than 85 countries do not need visas to come to Colombia as tourists. This is a major advantage when organizing any kind of international event.
If you are a national of one of the countries listed in the list given in Decreto 5707 de 2008, and you are attending an event Colombia, you will not need a visa to stay for up to 90 days from the day you arrive.
Electricity in Bogota is at 110V/60Hz. Most wall sockets take Type-B 3-pin plugs, compatible with Type-A flat 2-pin American-style plugs.
Always request the service to any of the following telephone numbers:
- Free Taxis: +57 (1) 311 1111
- Taxi Express: +57 (1) 411 1111
Inside the vehicle, in a visible place, you will find an identification of both the car and the driver and a form that indicates the rates according to the marking of units of the taximeter, with their respective equivalence in pesos ($). Taxis only accept cash.
There are also the following applications for mobile apps:
- Easy Tappsi
Transfers to and from the airport, trips outside the urban perimeter, services provided during the night and holidays have a surcharge.