Leticia is the capital of the Amazonas department in the extreme southeast of Colombia and has around 33,000 inhabitants. The city can only be reached by plane and borders Tabatinga in Brazil.
From the Leticia Travel Guide
Hello! We stayed for 5 days, after we had booked the hostel via Hostelworld. We really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of the hostel and the people there. The owner is really nice and has great tips and a few connections to tour guides from the town. It was no problem whatsoever to cancel one night of our stay to leave for a trip to the jungle. ... more
Two friends of mine and I stayed in La Jangada Hospedaje for two nights. The hostel is well located in Leticia, shops, restaurants and travel agencies can be reached within a few minutes by walk, the Brazilian border can be crossed after a 10 minutes ride by taxi. The night was 25.000 Colombian pesos per person. ... more
Warning about Jungle Tours in Leticia - Mahatu Hostel
A very bad thing happened to me and other travellers in leticia / colombia in the mahatu Hostel. We booked there a jungle tour for 3 days into the amazon. Before booking the trip, gustavo, the owner of the hostel also told us that there could be the possibility of shooting a wild pig in the forest. (As ...
Safe to bus or boat from Colombia to Brasil?
Have a limited amount of money and have looked up as much as I can if it is safe to cross border from either Leticia, Colombia, and take a boat to Manaus, Brazil, or to take a bus from somewhere in Colombia? Thankful for every answer I can get. I mean, if I have to fly, of course I'll do it ...