How much does it cost to travel to Colombia?

If you are looking for a budget destination for a trip, Colombia fits the bill.  Colombia may be one of the cheapest countries we’ve traveled to but that doesn’t mean you won’t love every second.  There are such varied landscapes, available activities, and entertainment along with a rich culture it definitely packs a punch!

Over the course of 37 days, spent will be of $2,908.50 USD, or $78.60 per day. Here’s how that breaks down:

  • Accommodation – 3,690,531 COP ($1122.10 USD)
  • Food – 3,231,903 COP ($982.66 USD)
  • Drinks (Starbucks, water, tea, etc.) – 183,488 COP ($55.78 USD)
  • Alcoholic drinks – 691,170 COP ($210.15 USD)
  • Taxis – 386,000 COP ($117.36 USD)
  • Public transportation – 37,000 COP ($11.25 USD)
  • Intercity buses – 238,200 COP ($72.42 USD)
  • Uber – 518,447 COP ($157.63 USD)
  • Walking/day tours- 541,500 COP ($164.64 USD)
  • Miscellany (Band-Aids, soap, etc.) – 47,650 COP ($14.48 USD)

The more you move around, the higher the budget climbs.  If you need to cut costs, consider visiting fewer destinations.

This budget breakdown for Colombia does not include our international flights.  These will obviously vary widely depending on your origin and so need to be determined by you alone.  We highly recommend Google Flights to find the best prices.

Transportation

COP354,980 (approx. $114.38 USD) – VivaColombia flight from Medellin to Santa Marta.

  1. $42.53 USD – Bolivariano bus from Bogota to Salento
  2. COP94,000 (approx. $30.29 USD) – Bus from Salento to Medellin
  3. COP84,000 (approx. $27.07 USD) – Mirasol bus from Santa Marta to Cartagena
  4. COP40,000 (approx. $12.89 USD) – taxi from Bogota airport to la Candelaria
  5. COP70,000 (approx. $22.55 USD) – taxi from Medellin to Jose Maria Cordova airport
  • The total cost for our trip to Colombia was $1482.57 USD.
  • $41.18 USD per person per day.

Typical tour prices for Colombia

How much do tours to Colombia cost? Multi-day tours can often be an efficient way to see the highlights of a country or region.

  • Contiki tours for 18-35-year-olds
    8 days
    $ 1565
  • G AdventuresAdventure and cultural tours
    8 days
    $ 1450
  • IntrepidSmall group tours for everyone
    12 days
    $ 1750

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