Custom and Private Trips to Colombia
The capital of Colombia is full of colors, flavors and cultural activities to discover. From La Candelaria neighborhood, Bogotá’s historic center, with the colonial era buildings and the picturesque views of the mountains, to Bogotá’s nightlife and museums, this is a city not to be missed.
The Caribbean city is known for its colorful buildings and the warmth of its people. Walk around the picturesque streets of the city, visit the coral archipielago or the mangroves nearby and enjoy life the Colombian way. Feel the pulse of Colombia and its people and discover the history and the heritage of the Caribbean cultures and the Hispanic past.
San Agustín and Tierradentro
Visit San Agustin Archaeological Park, declared by UNESCO as World Heritage Site, and Alto de los Ídolos, where gods and mythical animals are skillfully represented in styles ranging from abstract to realist. These works of art display the creativity and imagination of a northern Andean culture that flourished from the 1st to the 8th Century.
Tierradentro is a place few visitors make it to but has some of the most aweinspiring archaeological wonders. This site is remarkable for its elaborate underground tombs in which a 100 of these unusual funeral temples, the only examples of their kind in the Americas. A fabulous walk to take in all the major site amid beautiful mountain scenery.
Silvia is a picturesque Andean town which is where the famous weekly market of the indigenous Guámbianos takes place. The Guambiano are considered the most traditional indigenous group in Colombia, they still speak their own language and dress traditionally. The are also well know weavers.
Lake Guatavita is located in a nature reserve with stunning views of the countryside and is the former sacred site of the Muisca indigenous tribe. It is traditional that the Muisca Cacique (the leader of the tribe) would cover himself in gold dust and sail out onto the lake and rinse himself off, while fine handmade goldwork was thrown into the water as an offering to the goddess of water. This ritual led to the birth of the legend of El Dorado. Guatavita is located in a nature reserve with stunning views of the countryside.
Valle del Cocora
Discover the superscenic Valle del Cocora, a valley that is famous for its supply of the national tree, the wax palm.
Tayrona National Park
Tayrona National Nature Park is a natural reserve located in the north of the country. It is known for its terrestrial and marine flora and fauna and its beautiful Caribbean beaches, like Cañaveral, Arrecifes, Arenillas, La Piscina and Cabo San Juan.
Watch the coffeemaking process of the best coffee in the world. Get behind the scenes and discover how the best coffee in the world is made.
Tatacoa desert is one of Colombia’s most attractive natural landscapes. It covers an area of 330 km² of grey and ochre soil interrupted by the green of the cacti. It is a rich deposit of fossils and has two distinctive colors: ocher in the area of Cuzco and gray in the Los Hoyos area. The area is heavily eroded and crossed by dry canyons that develop transiently in the winter months. These shapes are created on clay surfaces, creating labyrinthine gullies in the landscape that can reach 20 meters deep.
Villa de Leyva
Villa de Leyva is a region of campesinos rurales , farming families, specialized on the wool trade. It is also close to one of only two wineries in all of Colombia.
The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá
The famous Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá was built almost 180 meters underground in a salt mine that was first exploited during preColumbian times. It is an important religious monument for Catholics and houses an important number of salt and marble sculptures. It is also considered the first of the seven wonders of Colombia.