Are you planning a holiday in Colombia? Prepare your journey well as certain vaccinations are strongly recommended, however not mandatory. Which specific vaccinations you require, depends on the places you plan tot visit and on the duration of your stay in this beautiful country.
Colombia is located in the northwest of South America and has a tropical climate. Temperatures are fairly constant throughout the year. Colombia is home to diverse landscapes and varied scenic beauty: the Andes Mountains; the Pacific coast and the Caribbean coast; the plains of the Orinoco and the rainforests of the Amazon. Besides protecting yourself against infectious diseases, you should avoid mosquito bites as both malaria and dengue fever occur in ColombiaOur KLM Health Services nurses will gladly inform you about the required immunisations and vaccines and happily provide advice on how to safely travel to this beautiful country. Click here to make an appointment (in Dutch) with one of our nurses.
Colombia vaccinations: the most common risks
Vaccines can protect you against various (tropical) diseases that are prevalent in Colombia. Please look below for an overview of the most common diseases and health risks in this country and read which specific immunisations your trip to Colombia requires.