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Book flights to Barranca De Upia

Barranca de Upia is a town located in the Meta department of central Colombia. Situated on the banks of the Upia River, Barranca de Upia is known for its hot, humid climate and its proximity to the Llanos Orientales, a vast region of plains and savannas. The town itself serves as a starting point for exploring the surrounding countryside, which offers opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, and wildlife watching. Barranca de Upia is also a centre for cattle ranching, and visitors can learn about this traditional way of life at local ranches.

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Airports near Barranca De Upia

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Barranca De Upia, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Barranca De Upia becomes effortlessly straightforward.

José María Córdova International Airport

This is the major international airport closest to Barranca de Upía, located approximately 236 kilometres (147 miles) away. It offers a wide range of flight options from various domestic and international destinations, potentially lower fares due to its size, and potentially shorter connecting flights to closer domestic airports. However, you'll need to factor in the additional ground transportation cost and time (approximately 5-6 hours by car or bus) to reach Barranca de Upía.

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La Nubia Airport

This regional airport is closer to Barranca de Upía, located approximately 162 kilometres (101 miles) away. It offers limited flight options primarily from Bogotá, the capital of Colombia. While options might be fewer, it could be a good alternative if you find a convenient connecting flight from your origin city and prefer a shorter ground transportation distance. However, expect potentially higher fares due to limited flight options. Keep in mind that La Nubia Airport has a shorter runway, so it might not accommodate larger aircraft depending on your origin city.

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El Dorado International Airport

As the largest airport in Colombia, El Dorado offers an extensive range of flight options from various domestic and international destinations, potentially providing the lowest fares and more flexibility. However, it's the farthest option on this list, located approximately 340 kilometres (211 miles) away from Barranca de Upía. This translates to significantly longer travel time and higher ground transportation costs (approximately 7-8 hours by car or bus). Consider this option only if you find significantly cheaper flights or prefer a wider variety of airlines and routes.

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Los Cedros Airport

This small airport is only 89 kilometres (55 miles) away from Barranca de Upía, making it the closest option on this list. However, it offers extremely limited flight options, mainly connecting flights from Bogotá. While the ground transportation time would be minimal (approximately 1.5 hours by car or bus), finding a suitable connecting flight could be challenging depending on your travel plans and origin city. Expect potentially higher fares due to limited flight options.

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Buy your flights to Barranca De Upia and pay later

Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Barranca De Upia offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

There are often no interest charges if paid within the agreed timeframe, but this will need to be checked with the lending provider, and it can ease budgeting for your trip, ensuring a stress-free travel experience.

Things to do in Barranca De Upia

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

Río Upia

The Upia River is a popular spot for swimming, fishing, and relaxing on the shores. You can also find boat tours that take you down the river to see the local wildlife.

Parque Ecológico Caño Arietes

This ecological park is a great place to go for a hike or bike ride. There are also trails that lead to waterfalls and swimming holes.

Malecón de Barranca de Upia

The waterfront boardwalk is a nice place to take a stroll and enjoy the views of the Upia River. There are also a few restaurants and shops located along the boardwalk.