Home > South America > Colombia > Valle del Cauca > Valle del Cauca Overview > Safety
Page Rating
Content Quality:

Page Importance:
Author Pick:
Close Map

Book a Hotel or Hostel

Hotels Hostels & Budget


Check in Date

Check out Date

Number of Rooms

Top Colombia


In general terms, travel out and around the Valle del Cauca is pretty safe. You should be aware of the red zone in the south-eastern corner of the region which is hotly disputed between the Government and the FARC rebels. This area near to the towns of Florida and Pradera is where the FARC have been suggesting that the government create a demilitarized zone in which to negotiate an exchange of prisoners. In Cali the normal advice applies as for any major city. The only place where caution should be applied at all times, night and day, is the port of Buenaventura, which is wrenched in a continual power struggle between government forces, paramilitaries and leftist guerrillas, all intent on securing this strategic city. The drug trade here is visible and violence is prevalent.

By Richard McColl
With over five years travelling and working in Latin America, Richard feels most at home here in the big Continent. From the former Scottish...
04 Dec 2007

VIVA Colombia

View Colombia Map

South America | Central America and Mexico | Antarctica |
Advertise | Anúnciese | Jobs | Alliances | Alianzas | Terms of Use | Contact Us | About Us | Blog | Administradores |
You must register as an owner for access to these listing tools and benefits.

Notification of new reviews: receive your latest reviews by e-mail

Customized request-a-review link: encourage guests to spread the word about your property

Our owners' newsletter: stay informed about our latest tools and benefits for you

User login

Enter your username and password here in order to log into the website:


Create a new V!VA account

Forgot Password