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Knowing our biodiversity beyond borders  

November 06 to 09

from 2018

November 06 to 09

from 2018

Popayan, Cauca


Popayan, Cauca

Popayán, in addition to being a beautiful city steeped in history, has always been a renowned center of culture, home to poets, artists and writers. Perhaps this is why its people are so authentic carriers of the most legitimate tradition, of admirable culture and courtesy, friends of visitors, cordial and good conversationalists.

The city is 1,760 meters above sea level, with an average temperature of 18 ° C, maintains a spring climate throughout the year, however its best months are November, December and January.

The colonial architecture of Popayán is one of its main attractions. The beautiful mansions that for several centuries were occupied by the most prominent families in the city, today have mostly been rehabilitated for different uses. There is also an impressive profusion of colonial temples, which recalls the leading role of the Church in the formation of the city throughout its history.

© Andres Vivas

© Andres Vivas

© Andres Vivas

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How to get there

Photos © Andres Vivas

  • Land route:

Popayán is crossed throughout its territory from south to north by the Pan-American Highway, the main one in Colombia, and the Transport Terminal located practically next to the airport has the most complete offer of ground transportation service to leave and / or arrive to the city which allows it to connect with the entire country by land.

  • Airway

Popayán has the Guillermo León Valencia airport, located to the north of the city and close to all the existing offer of activities so that the trip to your accommodation can be done easily and quickly.

Official airline of the congress

Attend the Colombian Ecology Congress traveling with Avianca, the congress's official airline, and enjoy discounted air tickets * between 5% and 20% on published airfares.

Reserve and buy your ticket through Avianca's call center lines and website ( where you must enter the discount code for the event GN018 . To purchase at their direct points of sale or travel agencies, in addition to the discount code, you must present proof of attendance at the event (proof of registration).

* Discounts do not apply on promotional or private rates, or on the value of taxes, airport fees, administrative fee, fuel surcharge and other charges applicable at the time of booking. These discounts apply from all destinations and only on flights operated directly by Avianca and the TACA Group airlines: TACA International Airlines, SA, Aviateca, SA, Nicaragüense de Aviación, SA, Lineas Aereas Costarricenses, SA, Trans American Airlines, SA, Transportes Aéreos Inter, SA, Isleña de Inversiones, SA de CV, and Servicios Aéreos Nacionales, SA

The Organizing Committee of the Colombian Congress of Ecology 2018 will soon announce the auditoriums where the event will take place.

Official Land Transport

Attend the Colombian Ecology Congress traveling with Velotax, the congress's official land transport.

The prices only apply for purchases at the box office. Tickets purchased online are NOT discounted.To access the discount you must present the proof of attendance to the event at the payment ticket office (digital registration payment invoice).

Bogotá-Cali : preferential bus service 80,000 pesos on Friday (November 2), on Saturday (November 3) 60,000 pesos. Departures from 4:30 in the morning to 1:30 in the morning

Bogotá -Popayán: preferential bus service or pulman 92,000 pesos on Friday (November 2) and on Saturday (November 3) 70,000 pesos

Cali –Popayán: Microbus Aero vans 18,000 pesos (6 to 18 passengers), kia service 27,000 pesos (8 passengers) and taxi 27.00 (4 passengers), every half hour leaving the terminal. Prices are per person.

Ibagué - Popayán : 50,000 pesos per person

Armenia-Popayán: preferential bus service 40,000 pesos and in Aero vans 40,000 pesos per person

Congress hotels



Leonardo Numa

Tel .: (2) 8321717 - 3173314362

Email: gestió


Liliana Medina

Tel .: (2) 8318135 - 3022605918

Email: gestió

HOTEL Coffee Break Hostel


To access the discounts , the congress payment support must be presented, which must be sent to the emails of the respective hotel .
* Reservations are only received by phone or by email


  1. To guarantee the reservation, they must make a deposit for the total value of the accommodation no later than within 3 days of receipt of the confirmation via email, otherwise it can be sold to another person since we must close the internet channels and block every room reserved.

  2. Availability must be confirmed directly with each establishment according to the data at the end of this message.

  3. The reservation must be at least 3 nights .

  4. In case of needing to cancel, the deposit will only be refundable if the cancellation is made 48 hours before check-in.

  5. Coffee Break Hostel does NOT include breakfast , but they have free kitchen access.

  6. The Hotels do not have parking but there are two public parking spaces a few steps from each establishment, the hotels are not responsible for vehicles that they leave outside the Hotels.

  7. In case of arrivals before the event dates and extended stays, the discounts offered will be maintained .

  8. The Rate does NOT include minibar and laundry consumptions; these are additional.

  9. Check-in 3:00 p.m., check out 1:00 p.m.

  10. Pets are not allowed.

  11. Make your reservations well in advance as only the reserved and canceled places are guaranteed in the terms of point 1.

Discounts of 12 and 14 %. see document.

Reservation and payment policies

1. Each attendee must present the payment support of the congress at the time of processing the reservation.

2. Making the reservation at least 8 days before the event.

3. Reservations must be confirmed by making an advance of 50% of the agreed cost of accommodation to the account: Davivienda (Savings) No 196000837720 in the name of JOSE RAUL ORDOÑEZ GUERRERO

To access the discounts , the congress payment support must be presented, which must be sent to the emails or whatsapp of the respective hotel .

Calle 1 Norte # 3-08 Popayán, Cauca


Tel: 8323222 Ext. 300

Cell 3024088870

To access discounts Support of payment of the congress must be presented.

Reservations in booking or directly on the website

To access discounts Support of payment of the congress must be presented at the time of processing the reservation or at the time of arriving at the hostel


© Arasarí Conservation and Research SAS 2018
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