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Colombia’s flagship sites are remarkable for their diversity. They are among the musts not to be missed. Its architectural and cultural heritage and other natural wonders represent more than just a place to visit: they are bearers of history. Let yourself be guided on a rich circuit from Bogotá to the coffee region, walk among the highest palm trees in the world in the Cocora Valley, marvel at the colours of the villages, the crystalline water of the Tayrona Park, etc… a whole programme where boredom has no place.

*National flights not included, count 100-120 usd per person /flight. (This circuit includes 3 national flights)

Your Itinerary

At a Glance

Highlights of this trip

 
Mompox, recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for its beauty and historical value.
 
Visit the Tayrona National Natural Park, its beautiful beaches and the highest coastal mountain in the world.
 
A wonderful hike among the Wax Palms in the Cocora Valley.
Day by Day

Detailed Itinerary

bogota cundinamarca colombia © Tristan Quevilly
 

Welcome to Colombia

Arrival at the airport of Bogota, the Andean capital, and transport to your hotel.
  Casa Deco
  30mn
bogota candelaria cundinamarca colombia © Tristan Quevilly
 

Historical Walking tour Bogota

Walking Tour, Art & Culture, History, Museum
Tour de la Candelaria, the historical centre of the town, a place full of charm with its brightly coloured houses, carved wooden balconies and flowery patios. On the programme: Bolivar square, the Chorro square with its artists and colonial houses. In the afternoon visit to the Gold Museum where you will find the largest collection of pre-Columbian gold objects in Latin America, with more than 30,000 pieces of gold and magnificent emeralds (closed on Mondays) and the Botero Museum with a large collection of the most famous Colombian artist and other masterpieces of the greatest names in impressionism and modernism (closed on Tuesdays).
  B
  Casa Deco
 8h
salento quindio eje cafetero colombia © tristan quevilly
 

Visit a traditional coffee finca

CoffeeFarm, Art & Culture, NATURE
Let's travel from Bogota to Armenia in the coffee region. Depart for a tour of a traditional coffee farm near Salento. You will reach the farm walking down from Salento, enjoying the local landscapes of the coffee region. The local farmer will explain the whole process of small-scale coffee production, from harvesting the beans to the final product. They will offer you a cup of coffee to taste, and the local production is available for sale. At the end of the excursion, you´ll return to Salento in Jeep Willys.
  B, L, D
  Salento Plaza
  20mn
 1h30
valle de cocora quindio eje cafetero colombia 6© Tristan Quevilly
 

Tour of the Cocora Valley

Outdoor, ColonialVillage
Departure from our accommodation with our local guide in the direction of Salento. We drive through the coffee region with its coffee, banana, pineapple and other plantations. Arrival in Salento then we continue our route towards the Valle de Cocora where the main wax palm trees (a tree representative of Colombia) are located. Return in the afternoon to the village of Salento for a short walk in this typical village.
  B
  Salento Plaza
  2h
filandia quindio eje cafetero colombia © tristan quevilly
 

Tour of the Quindio villages

ColonialVillage, Stroll
Depart with your local guide for an escapade to the typical villages of the region. You will explore lovely villages, with an itinerary depending on your starting point. You will be drawn in by the charm of this region and its beautiful scenery, authentic towns, and the warmth of its people. Your local guide will show you some local fruits to taste and will stop by spectacular viewpoints overlooking coffee, pineapple, and banana plantations.
  B
  Salento Plaza
  6-8h
 

Visit to Comuna 13

Graffitis, Photography, Stroll, History, Art & Culture
Let's travel to Medellin, a city that 25 years ago was one of the most dangerous in the world. Today, the city of the "Eternal Spring" is one of the most innovative metropolises in the world. Let's learn more about this spectacular transformation and discover the Comuna 13 district and its street art! This emblematic place is today a major open-air project of redevelopment and reconversion. Let's also admire the graffiti of Comuna 13, which gives you a glimpse of daily life in this area rich in history, and makes us understand the importance of urban art for social communication and identity.
  B
  La Campana
 4h
antioquia peñon guatape roca peñol colombia Colombie Roca del Peñol©PierreMuglia SOLO AC
 

The Peñol de Guatape and its village

ColonialVillage, Stroll, NATURE
Peñol Boulder is one of the most spectacular destinations in the surrounding area of Medellin. Through a staircase of 740 steps, you can climb the 200-meter-high monument. Enjoy breath-taking views over the stunning surroundings full of green mountains and blue lakes. The village of Guatapé is famous for its church and its beautiful, colorful paintings that decorate the houses of the village. On this day trip, we will take you on a scenic drive through the Eastern Highlands of Antioquia. You can climb the Peñol Boulder, enjoy a delicious typical Colombian lunch on the waterfront of the Guatapé reservoir, explore the lake on a boat ride, and take time to stroll and relax.
  B, L
  La Campana
santa marta catedral magdalena colombia © Tristan Quevilly
 

From Medellín to Santa Marta

Transfer from Medellín to Santa Marta, the oldest city in Colombia.
  B
  Posadas Ecoturisticas Seineken
  2h15
 

Visit to Tayrona Park

Fauna&Flora, Beach, Hiking, NATURE
This hike in Tayrona Park will take you to a magical place located between mountains, tropical forests, and the sea. You will discover the most beautiful white sand beaches of the country and ancestral volcanic rocks in the crystal clear water of the Caribbean Sea.
You start with a hike in the tropical jungle from Cañaveral. Then, you'll visit the exotic beaches of Arrecifes and stop at La Piscina, which is ideal for swimming and snorkeling (not included). Continue to reach Cabo San Juan del Guia (2h-2h30 hike from the park entrance), a wonderful, white sandy bay, surrounded by huge volcanic rocks. On the way, your guide will show you the local fauna and flora, followed by lunch (not included) on the beach.
  B
  Posadas Ecoturisticas Seineken
 5h
parque tayrona bosque humedo magdalena colombia 5 © Tristan Quevilly
 

From Tayrona to Mompox

Private transport will take you from Tayrona Park to Mompox. We will make a stop in Aracataca, birth place of nobel prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
  B
  Casa Amarilla
  7h
mompox bolivar colombia © Tristan Quevilly
 

A day in Mompox

ColonialVillage, Outdoor, Boat Trip
Located on the banks of the Magdalena River, south of Cartagena, Mompox is one of the most beautiful jewels of the colonial era. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the city founded by the Spanish in 1530 retains a beautiful colonial architecture, with its houses and churches on the shore of the majestic Magdalena River.
In the morning, historical city tour: visit of the parks, churches, cultural museum, a few colonial houses of prestigious families of that era and craft workshops of local artists.
  B
  Casa Amarilla
 3h30
 3h
mompox cienaga pijiño bolivar colombia © Tristan Quevilly
 

La Boquilla, sunset and birds

Birdwatching, Sunset, NATURE
Private transfer from Mompox to Cartagena. If we like authentic destinations off the beaten track, then this trip will delight us. Departure in the afternoon from our hotel, direction La Boquilla. On arrival in the village, we will enjoy a canoe trip through the mangroves to watch the birds at sunset. The tranquil landscape is ideal for relaxing and enjoying an evening close to nature.
  B
  Casa Pizarro
  7h20
cartagena bolivar colombia 6 © Tristan Quevilly
 

Visit to Cartagena

Art & Culture, History
Let us follow in the footsteps of the famous pirates and let us be surprised by the "Pearl of the Caribbean", a city with a mixed and exotic heritage whose cultural richness can only surprise us. The opportunity, during this walk, to go back in time and relive some of the highlights of history. Cartagena has suffered repeated pirate attacks. We discover the beauty of its monuments, squares, churches and walls, witness to times gone by but which still defy the horizon.
We then visit by private transport the Convent La Popa with a panoramic view of the whole city, the San Felipe Castle, the main work of Spanish military engineering during colonisation and the popular district of Getsemani.
  B
  Casa Pizarro
  4h
 4h
gente
 

Relaxation day on Grande Island

Beach & Relax, Snorkeling, Boat Trip, Outdoor
A relaxing day on an island in the Rosary archipelago, where we can admire the beauty of the landscape and the turquoise waters characteristic of the Caribbean Sea.
Once we arrive on the island, we are greeted with a welcome cocktail, during which we are introduced to all the activities available on the island, such as snorkeling, a walk in the mangrove swamp, or a visit to the aquarium. We can then organise our day and enjoy the white sandy beach as we wish.
  B, L
  Casa Pizarro
  30mn
 2h
cartagena bolivar colombia 10 © Tristan Quevilly
 

End of the aventure

Heading to the airport with beautiful images in your head and stars in your eyes.
  B
  20mn
Hébèregements

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Terms of stay

What the Trip Includes

Included

BreakfastsAccommodation in first-class hotelsTransportation in comfortable vehiclesTransfer in/out AirportEnglish-speaking guide

Not Included

Domestic flightsInternational flightsAdditional drinks and mealsMedical InsuranceExpenses not specified in the programTips

Additional Information

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Price

2372
Usd / person
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