This is a Private Tour
12 Days From £2,522 pp / $3,354 pp
This tour of Colombia takes you to some of the most important and interesting regions of the country. First visit the cosmopolitan capital of Bogota, explore the countryside around the coffee triangle in adventure activities like kayaking and horse riding. Explore the Cartagena, the ‘pearl of the Caribbean’ and spend time relaxing, hiking, snorkelling and swimming in the Tayrona National Park.
Enjoying a tour of the historical district of Bogota with a private local guide
Waking up with the aroma of the Colombia’s coffee triangle
Exploring the wonderful architecture of the town of Cartagena
Domestic flights, accommodation, activities, some meals, full ATOL financial protection
International flights, travel insurance, some meals
To book this tour or start creating your own tailor made itinerary call us on: 0207 407 1478 (UK) or contact us.
Day 1: Bogota – Arrival and transfer to the hotel / Hotel de la Opera
Day 2: Bogota – Morning City tour of the city / Hotel de la Opera
Day 3: Armenia – Fly to the coffee triangle / Finca el Delirio
Day 4: Armenia – Kayaking and horse riding / Finca el Delirio
Day 5: Armenia – Visit Salento and Cocora Valley / Finca el Delirio
Day 6: Armenia – Coffee farm and Andean villages tour / Finca el Delirio
Day 7: Cartagena – Fly to the coast / Alfiz Boutique
Day 8: Cartagena – Panoramic tour of Cartagena / Alfiz Boutique
Day 9: Cartagena – Free day to explore / Alfiz Boutique
Day 10: Tayrona – Swim, snorkel, relax or explore / EcoHabs
Day 11: Tayrona – Swim, snorkel, relax or explore / EcoHabs
Day 12: Bogota – Fly to Bogota for onward flight
Colombia’s fascinating capital
Get right to the heart of South American action in the capital of Colombia, one of the world’s most upcoming destinations. Your residence will be Hotel de la Opera, set in the heart of the history and colonial wonders of the capital along whose streets are hidden peaceful shaded gardens and majestic architecture.
Visit mansion houses that hide private collections of Picasso, Monet and Giacometti. However the real treat for the eyes is the Museo del Oro, that boasts a private collection of 32,000 pieces of gold, ceramic and textiles, all precious to the tribes of Colombia, to whet your taste buds for the exotic adventures to come. Get the full tour with guides that’ll show you secrets even the locals don’t know.
Bean there….haven’t done that
Continue on to the Colombia’s coffee triangle and stay at the wonderful Finca el Delirio. This mountainous region is great for riding on horseback, or trekking through the steep hills and viewing the green carpet of plantations below. Wake up and smell the coffee…literally and take a full day visit where you touch, smell and forage for coffee beans is what the next stop at Pereira is all about. The area is so rich in coffee roasting history it has been named a UNESCO world heritage site.
Seasides and natural wonders
So jaw-dropping is the architecture and scenery in Cartagena it was used film the screen version of Gabriel Garcia Marquez masterpiece, Love in a Time of Cholera. We take you to the city’s most famous church that resembles the stern of a galleon and gives 360 degree views over the city. If you prefer your galleons on water take a cruise round the bay on a replica of a 17th century Spanish galleon and view the city as long ago pirates would have done Even your hotel is surrounded by the architectural wonders of the old city. You will be staying at the Alfiz Boutique. The region is abundant in natural wonder. Take an optional visit to the Archipelago del Rosario, a nature reserve that seemingly packs in the beauty of the entire Caribbean in one area. There are 23 islands, each one immersed in spectacular coral reefs, crystal waters and dreamlike landscapes.
Glorious coastlines and national parks
From one stretch of natural majesty we take you to another in one of Colombia’s 46 national parks. Tayrona is probably its most famous. This time you’ll be sleeping in the very midst of this Eden-like beauty, in the luxury EcoHabs that overlooks the sea.
Covering 15,000 hectares the climate in this park oscillates between 25 and 30 celsius for optimum conditions. It’s an ideal spot for nature lovers, teeming with hundreds of mammals, and a mix of 200 birds and reptiles, all of which you can take a tour to view. Take a trek through the wilderness and find remote beaches, each with a different style for different moods, where you can surf, swim or simply kick back as gentle waves lull you to sleep.
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