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Gramalote: Mudslide-Stricken Town

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After Tragedy The Ruins Still stand.. Gramalote, Colombia

Alejandrogutierrezlonga

In a land full of rainforests and mountains, mudslides and floodings are an all-too-common occurrence in Colombia. In this poignant film, Alejandrogutierrezlonga flies over the still-standing historic ruins of Gramalote, Colombia, abandoned after devastating mudslides and floods. The somber footage captures the dignity of the once beautiful structures that have, at least for now, escaped total destruction. The city is located in North Santander, one of the 32 departments (states) into which Colombia is divided.

Tequendama: Colombia's Largest Waterfall

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The Secrets of Tequendama

la.drones

Tequendama Falls is a waterfall on the Bogota River near Bogota, the capital city of Colombia in South America.  Standing roughly 130 meters (about 430 feet) tall, the falls is one of the largest in South America or indeed anywhere in the world.  Unusually, the falls runs completely dry in certain months of the year.  Drone contributor La.drones, a Bogota native, flew his drone above these magnificent falls to create an aerial perspective, of the falls, which unfortunately have been chosen by many suicide victims.  

Medellin: Colombia's Second City

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Stormchasing in Medellin, Colombia

Unraveled Studios

Medellin is the second largest city in Colombia (after the capital city, Bogota), and the capital of the Antioquia region which occupies a northern section of the country.  Like most South American cities, Medellin was founded in the 16th century by Spanish conquerors.  It sits atop numerous lists of the best cities in South America.  In this video, contributor Unraveled Studios was able to fly a drone over Medellin during the approach of a major thunderstorm over the surrounding mountains. 

Aerial Tour of Colombia

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Colombia by Drone

@joeygranath

The proud South American country of Colombia is known to offer diversity on many fronts.  Culturally influenced by its population's European, African and indigenous origins, it offers major cities like Bogota and Medellin plus a wide variety of terrain, from beaches on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea to rainforests within the Amazon River Basin.  Drone pilot @joeygranath filmed it all in this energetic short video, which was selected as a Drone Video of the Week winner in October 2018.

Colombia's Mighty Chicamoca Canyon

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Santander, Colombia - Chicamocha Canyon

thescienceoftravel

The Chicamocha Canyon was created by the Chicamocha River in north central Colombia, in the Santander and Boyaca provinces.  With a maximum depth of 2k meters (about 6k ft) Chicamocha Canyon is the second deepest canyon in the world after the Grand Canyon.  Contributor Scienceoftravel used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create an amazing aerial view of this spectacular piece of South American geology, one of Colombia's top tourist attractions.  It's located about 55 km (around 35 mi.) from the provincial city of Santander.  

Colombia's Rock Climbing Paradise

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Piedras de Suesca - COL Sarmientodanielph

Sarmientodanielph

Watch this spectacular drone video by contributor and pilot Sarmientodanielph, and you'll see why Piedras de Suesca is one of Colombia's most popular spots for rock climbers and other outdoors-seekers.  It's located on a high plain about an hour's drive north of the capital Bogota.  Its rock cliffs make for some great climbing opportunities, and its fast moving rivers and streams offer some great spots for kayakers.  Take in the landscape, which also offers some incredible deep shades of green.

Colombia Trip Highlight Reel

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Home // Colombia - A Wyld View Film

wyldandalive

Contributor and pilot Wyldandalive travels throughout Latin America making videos of the places visited using drone and camera footage. In this video, they take us on an "experience of a lifetime" as they travel through the vibrant jungles of Colombia over a three week period. Through their drone lens and ground camera footage, we get to ride along and see the best of nature and humanity in this amazing South American land, which sits in both the Andes and Amazon Basin regions of South America.

Guatavita: Heart of Colombia

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IGuatavita COLI 2KI SarmientodanielphI

Sarmientodanielph

Contributor Sarmientodanielph created this beautiful drone video from a spot very near to the exact geographic center of Colombia.  The town is called Guatavita, and it's in the Guavia province in the middle of this South American country.  This area is part of a broad plateau formed by the different parts of the Colombian Andes.  In the video you'll see the centerpiece of the area, Tomine Reservoir, which supports some of the hydroelectric projects in the areas and also supplies drinking water to Bogota.

Barichara: Treasure of Northern Colombia

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The Most Beautiful Town in Colombia

la.drones

Contributor and drone pilot La.drones created this magnificent bird's eye view of one of the treasures of northern Colombia. Barichara is a small town in the state of Santander, which is located in the north central part of the country. Fly over quiet cobblestone streets, bright red roofs and incredible landmarks of this iconic Spanish colonial town, including the iconic Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción, you'll see why it's considered to be perhaps the most beautiful town in this vast South American country.

Cartagena: Colombian Caribbean Port City

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Colombia - The Best of Cartagena

worldmoments

Contributor and pilot WorldMoments created this stunning video of the great Colombian city of Cartagena on the Caribbean Sea.  Founded in the 16th century, it was once the most important port in the mighty Spanish Empire.  While it's still an important seaport city, it now also draws a large tourism business, attracting travelers with its Miami-like feel but with almost 500 years of history as well.  The video features amazing views of Bocagrande, Castillo de San Felipe, Manga, the Centro Historico, and more.

Colombia's Most Famous Church

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Sanctuario de Nuestra Señora de Las Lajas

la.drones

If you find yourself adventuring through the southwest canyon in Colombia where the Guitara River flows below,  and happen upon the basilica known as, Las Lajas Sanctuary — brace yourself for complete awe. Contributor la.drones shares stunning aerial footage of this architectural wonder in its natural habitat in this drone video.  It was inspired by two women who saw an image of the Virgin in 1754, but wasn't completed for 200 years.  It is considered one of the finest churches in the world. 

Colombia's Rock of Guatape

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Guatape

shkundas

Check out this amazing dronie from atop one of the world's most famous rocks, compliments of contributor shkundas.  The Rock of Guatape (El Peñón de Guatapé) is what's known as an inselberg (isolated rock formation) in northwestern Colombia.  It rises 200 meters (about 650 ft.) from the base, and is stunningly prominent in the flat terrain in this part of the country.  The top of the rock wasn't scaled (at least officially) until the 1950's.  Now it is accesslble by a staircase which runs up one of its sides.  

Puracé: Colombia's Explosive Volcano

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Volcán de Puracé

la.drones

Behold this amazing drone video of one of Colombia's most active volcanoes, compliments of top contributor la.drones.  Volcán de Puracé is located in the Puracé National Natural Park, in the western part of this South American country.  The stratovolcano is part of the Cordillera Central, one of the sub-ranges of the Andes which run through Colombia.  Standing over 4.6k meters (just over 15.2k ft.) the volcano has exploded many times in modern history, most recently in 1977.

Colombia's Historic Boyacá Region

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In the Shadow of the Mountains, Boyaca Departament, Colombia 4K

AVEA - Alta Vista Epic Aerials

Contributor AVEA - Alta Vista Epic A created this beautiful drone tour of Boyacá, one of the 32 departments which make up the country of Colombia.  Located northeast of Bogota, Boyacá lies within an Andes sub-range called the Cordillera Oriental.  Sometimes called the Eastern Range, the Cordillera Oriental is the easternmost of the three Andes sub-ranges which cross Colombia.  Boyacá played an important role in Colombia's 19th century war of independence from Spain.  

Bahia Solano: Colombia's Pacific Shores

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Bahia Solano | DJI Mavic Air (4k)

Daniel Molina

Top contributor Daniel Molina used a DJI Mavic Air to create this magnificent aerial video of a beautiful spot on Colombia's Pacific coastline.  Bahia Solano is located in the Chocó Department, which occupies the northern part of Colombia's Pacific coast.  Chocó features some of Colombia's most beautiful scenery, but is also one of the poorest of the 32 departments which make up the country.   For reasons you'll understand when you see the video, Bahia Solano is an emerging beach destination.  

Aerial Tour of Colombia: Early 2018

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Colombia "Paradise Restored" 4K Cinematic Short Film

AVEA - Alta Vista Epic Aerials

AirVuz contributor and drone pilot AVEA - Alta Vista Epic Aerials created this beautiful aerial collage of Colombia from a trip to the South American country in January and February of 2018.  The video features aerial views of spots from all over the country, including the Cocora Valley, La Carbonera, Salento, Armenia, Quindio, Boyaca, Villa de Layva, Cartagena, and more.   Strap yourself in for a tour of this amazing country, which sits at the crossroads of Andean and Amazonian South America.  

Colombia Professional Demo Reel

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Aerial Cinematography - REEL 2018

Luzalma Films

Here's a Colombian aerial experience you won't want to miss! Luzalma Films is one of the top professional drone piloting and video production companies in this South American country. Their work includes landscapes, cities, action shots, and other demanding jobs for a high profile client list. Their 2018 highlight reel captures everything from the reknowned beauty of the Colombian rainforest, the Andes Mountains, and long coastlines to the excitement of local concerts and cultural events.

Colombia's Stonehenge

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El Infernito - Colombian Stone Henge - Astronomical Calendar and Fertility Temple

AVEA - Alta Vista Epic Aerials

Check out this amazing drone video of an ancient ruins site in South America known as the "Stonehenge of Colombia".  El Infiernito is lcoated near Villa de Leyva, a town in the Boyacá Department northeast of Bogota.  The name ("Little Hell") derives from the Spanish explorers who conquered the area (although they didn't discover this site) who thought that there were diabolical pagan rituals afoot here.  It's believed that the site was used for ritual bathing as well as rudimentary astronomical observation.  

Colombia Dronelapse Tour

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Aereal Hiperlapses Colombia

Jeffpilotbmx

In this remarkable video of Colombia, top contributor and drone pilot Jeffpilotbmx takes hyperlapes to a new level. Created with hundreds of photos and video clips, he skillfully sketched together a wonderful aerial collage of this beautiful South American country. You will see, in quick succession, a series of flashes from the natural and urban landscape of one of the world's most fascinating countries. This was a Finalist in the Countries category for the first annual Drone Video Awards.

Towns of Colombia's Western Andes

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Salento & La Carbonera, Colombia. Paradise in 4K

AVEA - Alta Vista Epic Aerials

Colombia is crossed by three sub-ranges of the Andes Mountains, which run roughly parallel on a southwest-to-northwest axis. The westernmost of these is the Cordillera Occidental range, whose peaks reach a maximum elevation of about 4.1k meters (around 13.5k ft.) above sea level. In this drone video by contributor and pilot AVEA (Alta Vista Epic Aerials), you'll get a bird's eye view of Salento and La Carbonera, two of the towns which sit in the midst of this range which is also known as the West Andes.

Punta Gallinas: Colombia's Northern Tip

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Punta Gallinas, Colombia | DJI Mavic Pro - Drone 4K

thescienceoftravel

Contributor and drone pilot thescienceoftravel brings us this beautiful aerial video of a spot which has the distinction of being the northernmost point of South America.  Punta Gallinas (Cape Hens) is located at the far end of the Guajira Peninsula, a land mass which juts out into the Caribbean Sea in a northeasterly direction.  It is the northernmost point of Colombia and also the entire continent.  It's so far north that the entirety of Central America's Panama and Costa Rica sit to its south!   

Colombia Compilation Video

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Colombia - An Adventurer's Paradise

AirVūz Social

Colombia is becoming a top destination for travelers seeking adventure and culture. If you haven't considered visiting this South American country, this drone videos compilation will surely pique your interest. Colombia's capital city of Bogota is surrounded by the massive peaks of the Andes. The city of Cartagena is a coastal treasure that posses romantic warmth with its cobblestone streets and colorful "old town." Medillín is a modern city with a temperate climate year-round.

Fashion Model in Cartagena

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Cartagena

lucaspinhel

Lucas Pinhel, who has over 200k followers on Instagram, has made a name for himself by combining drones, fashion models, and exotic locations. In this amazing video, he collaborated with a fashion model to create this unique aerial tour of Cartagena, the Colombian port city on the Caribbean. Cartagena is one of the great cultural centers of Colombia; during Colonial days it was the largest port in the Spanish Empire. You will be amazed by the blend of human, architectural, and natural beauty you will see in this work.

Guatapé: Town and Rock

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Guatape Travel Video

itskitman

Contributor itskitman created this awesome drone video of one of the great natural wonders of Colombia: the Stone of El Penol (El Peñón de Guatapé), a gigantic rock formation known as an inselberg.  Guatapé is actually a town in the Antioquia Department in the northwestern part of the country.  The northern face of the rock has a staircase which travelers can scale to the 200 meter (just over 650 ft.) summit.  The video, which was a DVOW nominee, features footage of both the town and its famous rock.  

Beach Hotel on the Chocó Coastline

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La Kuka, Pacifico, Colombia

itskitman

Contributor itskitman created this beautiful drone video of a charming resort on Colombia's Pacific coastline.  It's called the La Kuka, and it's located in the town of Nuquí.  The town is part of the department (state) of Chocó, which covers the northern half of the country's Pacific coastline.  Historically one of the poorest parts of this South American country, Chocó has benefited from growing tourist awareness of the charms of its western coastline and the unique culture and natural life to be found here.

Drone Views of Bogota

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Colombia - The Best of Bogota

worldmoments

Bogota is the capital of Colombia and one of the largest cities in South America, with a metro population of about 10 million.  In this drone video, contributor and pilot Worldmoments gives us an aerial guided tour of this metropolis, which was founded in the 16th century by Spanish conquistadors.  The city sits on a plateau within the Andes Mountains system.  Highlights of the video include footage of La Candelaria, La Candelaria, El Chorro de Quevedo, Centro Cultural García Marquez, and more.

Colombia by Drone

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Beautiful Colombia From Above

BeemFlights

Take an aerial tour of Colombia with this stunning trip reel from top contributor BeemFlights.  Here are the locations you'll see in the video, which was shot with a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone:  the capital city Bogota, Salento (an Andean town west of Bogota), Medellin (Colombia's second city), Minca (a small town in the Andres foothills), Palomino (on the Caribbean coast), Costeño Beach, Cartagena (the Colonial-era walled city on the Caribbean, once the largest port in the Spanish Empire), and the Casa en el Agua resort.

DVOW Nominated Tour of Colombia

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A little taste of Colombia

la.drones

Content creator and drone pilot La.drones was one of the first contributors in the AirVuz community, and his videos are amongst the best.  In this video, he compiled highlights of his best footage from his native Colombia.  The video brings out the astounding and diverse beauty of this giant South American country.   It's all here - its beautiful beaches, yawning canyons, lush rainforests, towering mountains, and massive cities.  This video was nominated as a Finalist for the Drone Video of the Week award in June of 2018.

Drone Views of Cartagena

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Cartagena, Colombia

wyldandalive

Prepare to be amazed by this stunning 4k drone video of Cartagena, Colombia, compliments of top contributor wyldandalive.  Founded in 1533, it was one of the first cities of what became the gigantic Spanish overseas empire.  Situated on the country's Caribbean Sea coastline, it's Colombia's principal seaport.  During Colonial times, Cartagena was the Spanish Empire's most important port, and served as the conduit through which  silver extracted from South America was transported to Europe.  

Cauca's Mandiyaco Canyon

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Dronie from the Cañon del Mandiyaco

la.drones

Dronies really are the perfect way to capture a moment. In the archetypal dronie shot, the view of the human subject gives way to a "reveal" of the (hopefully epic) shooting location.  It's a shot that literally was impossible before the advent of drones.  Pilot la.drones took this dronie while laying on a bridge that passes over the Caqueta River in Canon del Mandiyaco, located in the state of Cauca in southern Colombia. It's a challenging shot (flight-wise) made even more remarkable by its stunning location reveal. 

Cerros de Mavecure

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The Legend of Princess Inírida

la.drones

The Cerros de Mavecure or Mavicure are three granite monoliths located in eastern Colombia, located in the Puinave indigenous reserve in the Department (state) of Guainía. According to local legend, a local princess climbed all three hills in a mad daze after she was drugged with an overly strong love potion. Legend says she remains there to this day watching over the people, flora, and fauna. See the beautiful part of the Amazon and read the story of Princess Inirida, in this drone video by la.drones.

Ancient Paintings in Guaviare

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The Rock Paintings of Nuevo Tolima

la.drones

Colombia has some of the most remote wilderness areas of the Western Hemisphere, which explains why, even now, the country periodically announces new "discoveries". In this drone video by contributor la.drones, you'll get an aerial view of one of these recent finds: a series of rock paintings deep in the jungles of the Guaviare Department, in the south-central part of the country. These paintings (which may be 20k years old) had been "hidden" from the rest of the world for eons.  This video was a DVOW finalist in September, 2019.

Natural Scenery of the Antioquia Department

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Vuelo sobre montañas y río Cauca occidente Antioquia, Colombia

jm_photography

Check out these stunning drone views of the mountains of northwestern Colombia, compliments of content creator and pilot jm_photography.  The video was filmed in Antioquia, one of the 32 Departments into which this South American country is divided.  Antioquia is crossed by both the Cordillera Occidental and the Cordillera Central, two of the three branches of the Colombian Andes.  The video feature some great footage of the mountains as well as the Cauca River which runs between the two chains.  

Mompox, Bolivar Department

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Mompox Does Not Exist

la.drones

Mompox, or Santa Cruz de Mompox, is a town in the Bolívar Department (state) of northern Colombia.  Seen here in this drone video by la.drones, Mompox dates to colonial times.  In 1812, it supplied the initial force of men for Simón Bolívar's in his campaign to liberate the South American continent from Spanish control.  Once primarily dedicated to cattle-raising, the town is now a significant tourist destination in northern Colombia and is known for its churches, some of which date to the 16th century.  

Cartagena, Bogota, and More

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REEL - Video & Aerial Photography

Luzalma Films

Check out this magnificent and very professional drone video from Colombia, compliments of Luzalma Films. The video opens with some epic shots of Cartagena, the Caribbean Sea port city which was once the most important port in the Spanish Empire.  Then the action shifts to Bogota, Colombia's capital city which is located on a plateau of the Andes in the middle of the country.  The remainder of the reel features a mix of landcape, urban, and action shots from across this dynamic South American country.  

Tayrona Park, Magdalena Department

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Vacaciones en el parque el Tayrona y el Matuy

jm_photography

Tayrona Park is one of the natural treasures of Colombia.  It lies on the country's Caribbean Sea coastline within the city of Santa Marta in the Magdalena Department.  the park is somewhat unique in that it includes not only spectacular Caribbean landscapes but also the mountains of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, one of the world's highest coastal mountain ranges.  Contributor jm_photography created this beautiful aerial tour of the park, which covers an area of about 150 square km (around 58 square mi.). 

Columbia Drone Reel

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Aerial Reel 2016 (4K)

felipeberrio

Take an aerial tour of Colombia in this fantastic drone reel by felipeberrio.  The reel features a mix of urban and landscape shots from across this vast South American country.  Some of the featured locations include the capital city of Bogota, the giant metropolis located on a plateau of the Andes Mountains in the middle part of the country; the town of Cajicá, in the Cundinamarca Department (state); the landscapes of the (eastern) Boyacá Department; the town of Chía, also in Cundinamarca; and more.  

Colombia's 32 Departments

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TODO COLOMBIA

la.drones

Top contributor la.drones is a native of Colombia. While he travels the world creating aerial videos, he maintains a strong connection to this gigantic South American country, which is crossed by the Andes Mountains and parts of the Amazon Basin and has a coastline along the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. In this compilation, you'll be treated to some of the best recent aerial footage by la.drones of his native land, including footage from all 32 Departments (provinces) of Colombia. This video was a DVOW finalist in December 2019.

The Valleys of Antioquia

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Sobrevolándo San Pedro de los Milagros

jm_photography

Some of Colombia's most beautiful landscapes are in the valleys formed by the three sub-ranges of the Andes Mountains which run through this giant South american  country on a roughly north-south axis.  In this drone video by contributor and pilot jm_photography, you'll get an aerial view of one of these areas.  The video was filmed around the town of San Pedro de los Milagros.  It's located near the center of the main part of the Department (state) of Antioquia, just north of the state capital (and Colombia's second-largest city) of Medellin. 

Cali's Christ the King Statue

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Mirador de Cristo Rey

la.drones

One of the most well-known landmarks of the Colombian city of Cali is the Christ the King (Cristo Rey) statue atop a hill overlooking the city.  It's located in the town of Los Andes, which is situated just to the west of Colombia's third-largest city and the largest in the western part of the country.  Standing 26 meters (around 85 ft.), the statue was completed in 1953.  Seen here in this drone video by la.drones, the statue was erected to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the civil conflict known as the War of a Thousand Days.

Quindío: Colombia's Coffee Country

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Coffee Trail, Qindio, Colombia 4K

AVEA - Alta Vista Epic Aerials

The heart of Colombia's coffee-growing area is the Department (state) of Quindío.  The second-smallest of the country's 32 departments, it's located roughly in the middle of a triangle formed by Bogota, Medellin, and Cali - ie, Colombia's three largest cities.  Most of the state sits on the western slope of the Cordillera Central, the middle of the three Andes sub-ranges which run up and down the western half of the country.  In this drone video by AVEA - Alvista Epic Aerials, you'll see one of Quindío's famous coffee trails.  

Cúcuta: Norte de Santander Capital

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Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Los Manes del Drone

Check out this drone video from northeastern Colombia, compliments of contributor Los Manes del Drone.  The video was filmed in the city of Cúcuta the capital of the Norte de Santander Department.  With a population of around 700k, Cúcuta is one of Colombia's half-dozen largest cities.  It was the site of one of the most important battles in the early 19th century wars through which the Spanish colonies of South America became independent, and a few years later it hosted Colombia's constitutional convention.

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