Colombia: travel, safety recommendations

Posted on November 30, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Warning, Travel News

UK travel safety recommendations for Colombia

We advise against all but essential travel to all rural areas bordering Panama, Venezuela and Ecuador, to the towns of Buenaventura and San José del Guaviare and the areas surrounding them; and to the Parque Nacional Natural de La Macarena in the department of Meta; and to the archaeological park at San Agustin in the department of Huila; and to areas of intensive coca cultivation, including the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. See Safety and Security – Crime.

We advise against all travel to the department of Narino, the city of Pasto and the city of Florida following the eruption of the Galeras volcano in Narino Department on 25 August 2010. We also advise against all travel in the vicinity of the Nevado del Huila volcano in the Parque Nacional Natural Nevado del Huila and Cerro Machin in Tolima Department. See Natural Disasters –Read Article

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