Colombia The Colombian llanos

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When's the best time to visit Los Llanos?

Los Llanos is a year-round destination; wildlife is in evidence every moth of the year. You may wish to avoid the rainiest months, July and August.

What's the official language of Los Llanos?

Spanish.

How do I get local currency in Colombian Los Llanos?

Colombian Peso. There are banks and ATMs in Yopal where notes in local currency can be withdrawn using a UK credit or debit card. However we recommend that you bring pesos with you from your previous destination, and US dollars cash which can be exchanged locally.

What's the time difference between Colombian Los Llanos and UK?

GMT -5 hours.

What places combine well with Colombian Los Llanos?

Bogotá (1 hour by air to Yopal) with connections to many cities in the country, so you can fly in one day from Los Llanos to Leticia in the Amazon, Cartagena on the Caribbean coast, Medellin, the up and come entertainment and gastronomical city, Cali, the salsa capital of the world or Pereira and Armenia in the coffee region. 

How do I get to Colombian Los Llanos?

From Bogotá to Yopal a flight takes 1 hour. You can get there more adventurously by road; 7 hours.

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