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Arauquita is a town located in the eastern plains of Colombia, bordering Venezuela. It's known as a cattle ranching centre, and the vast plains surrounding the town are dotted with cattle farms. The climate in Arauquita is hot and humid year-round, with an average temperature of around 82°F (28°C). There's a rainy season from May to November and a dry season from December to April. If you enjoy the outdoors, you can go hiking, horseback riding, or birdwatching in the surrounding plains. There's also a national park, El Cocuy National Park, located a few hours away by car. The park is home to a variety of plant and animal life, and there are hiking trails that lead to waterfalls and lakes.

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Airports near Arauquita

Reach Arauquita your way. You can easily travel to Arauquita using any of these 4 airports.

El Dorado International Airport

This is the largest and busiest airport in Colombia and is approximately a 7-hour drive from Arauquita. It offers numerous domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Camilo Daza International Airport

Located about a 4-hour drive from Arauquita, this airport serves as a regional hub for domestic flights. From here, you can easily connect to other destinations within Colombia.


Simón Bolívar International Airport

Although it is a bit farther away, approximately a 12-hour drive from Arauquita, this airport offers a range of domestic and international flights. If you prefer a direct flight to Santa Marta, you can then take a connecting flight to a more local airport near Arauquita.


Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport

This airport is located on an island in the Caribbean Sea and is approximately a 14-hour drive from Arauquita. While it may not be the closest option, it offers direct flights to various international destinations, making it a potential choice for travellers seeking a unique experience before connecting to a local airport near Arauquita.

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Things to do in Arauquita

With a wide variety of attractions in Arauquita, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

Parque Nacional El Cocuy (El Cocuy National Park)

Arauquita is the gateway to El Cocuy National Park, a stunning highland area known for its dramatic scenery, including snow-capped peaks, glaciers, and lakes. The park offers opportunities for hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing.

Plaza Bolívar (Bolivar Square)

The main square in Arauquita is a pleasant place to relax and soak up the local atmosphere. In the centre of the square is a statue of Simón Bolívar, the liberator of South America. Around the square, you'll find shops, cafes, and the town's cathedral.

Hatton House

This historic house was once the residence of British businessman Charles William Hatton, who played a significant role in the development of the cattle ranching industry in the region. The house is now a museum that exhibits artefacts related to the history of Arauquita and the Llanos Orientales.