What you should know about Bogota:

  • Language: Spanish.
  • Currency: Colombian peso.
  • Weather: Max 18°, min 8°.
  • Transportation: Transmilenio, taxi, y SITP buses.

Keep these recommendations in mind:

  • Check if you need a visa to enter Colombia.
  • Check your connection time, as you’ll need 3 hours to get through and then back in at immigration.
  • You’ll need at least 8 hours including immigration time to really enjoy the city.
  • Don’t forget to have extra clothing and coats for Bogotá in your hand luggage. Since you’re on a connecting flight, you won’t be able to collect your hold baggage during the Stopover.
  • Foreign tourists are exempt from departure tax when they are in transit in Colombia and their stay does not exceed 90 days. 

What is there to do over 48 hours in Bogota?

Bogotá for everyone

Culture in Bogota

There are short tours to take in Bogotá so that you see the best of the city. How about a city bike-tour in the historic center, taking in the Gold Museum or the Mint and viewing the brightly-colored facades?

Places you just can’t miss:

Historic center
Estimated distance from Airport:
9.6 miles
La Candelaria is an area that combines a fantastic variety of buildings from different periods and of different architectural styles.

The Botero Museum
Estimated distance from Airport:
9.7 miles
Get a close-up view of Latin America’s most important art collections, including the work of the Colombian artist Fernando Botero.
Monserrate Hill
Estimated distance from Airport:
9.3 miles
Enjoy panoramic views of the city at a height of 19,340 ft.

Gold Museum
Estimated distance from Airport:
9 miles
Connect with Colombia’s architectural legacy through its iconic pre-Columbian sites.