Discover an extraordinary country in which the pre-Columbian civilizations and the Spanish heritage blend into a unique culture that will make you fall in love with Colombia. Travel from Bogotá to the northern region and Tayrona National Park and its beautiful beaches.
Day one: Welcome to Bogotá
Upon arrival at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, your driver will take you to the hotel where our local representative will meet you upon arrival for an orientation meeting. Get settled at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day on your own.
Day two: Feel the Rhythm of Bogotá - Biking City Tour
After breakfast, enjoy a half day bike tour of the city with your local guide. You will stop at all the most important monuments like La Candelaria, Bogota’s historic center, continue visiting a traditional fruit market, where we taste tropical fruits, followed by a typical small-scale coffee roaster.What else can you do in Bogotá
- Guided Visit to Museo de Oro
- Guided Visit to Museo de Botero
- Take the Cable car ride Monserrate Mountain
- Colombian Cooking Class
Day three: The Living Heritage of Colombia
Today you will visit the Mhuysqa Community where we will give a brief about their traditions, activities and beliefs. Continue to “The Cusmuy”; during your time here you will have the opportunity to share and learn about the culture and history of the indigenous community. You will then visit the famous Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá before you take a short flight to Santa Marta on the Caribbean coast. Upon arrival head up to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada to Minca.
Day four: Minca Nature Aventure
Today you will have a full day adventure in Minca. The begins along the trail to the lost waterfall where you will be able to take a refreshing swim in this spectacular waterfall, visit a coffee hacienda and enjoy lunch over looking the beautiful landscape. After your excursion in Minca, transfer to your hotel near Tayrona National Park.
Day five: Enjoy a Day in the Caribbean Beaches
Today is an easy excursion into Tayrona National Nature Park to see some of the parks gorgeous beaches which are backed by mountains and shaded by coconut palms. Visit Arrecifes, La Piscina, another small village where you could swim in the natural pools and coral reefs, perfect for snorkeling. Continue your hike to La Cabo, this famous picturesque beach is one of the most recognizable in the park.
Day six: Guided Visit of Cartagena
Upon arrival to Cartagena you will start a private guided visit of Cartagena, Colombia’s walled city. Visit the city’s plazas, galleries, churches and vaulted walkways where crafts and antiquities are sold. Visit the Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and explore Cerro de la Popa, where you will find a church and colonial convent constructed in the 17th Century.
Day seven: Explore Cartagena
Free day to enjoy this beautiful city on your own.What else can you do around Cartagena?
- Discover Isla Rosarios Coral Archipelago
- Mangrove Guided Tour by the locals of La Boguilla
- Fishing Experiences with Locals
Day eight: Depart
Today you catch your flight home full of memories of Spain and wishing your stay had been longer.
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To make your experience as local as possible we use small boutique hotels where you can find a personalize service. All the hotels we work with whether they are 3, 4 or 5 stars are well located for a particular location and the rooms would have a private bathroom, non-smoking and have air conditioning.
It’s a given that during your trip, you see the highlights and historically important sites but what really sets the experience apart is our local guides. Discover the most spectacular parts of Colombia and see how Colombians really live in a unique and very personal experience.
Why travel with us?
Customized and private trip
We’re full of ideas and we take time to design a trip for you that ticks all the boxes. We have the knowledge and contacts to ensure that your trip is a once in a lifetime. Our local Colombian guides bring the country to life through their personal stories and life experiences, They are all about showing you the real Colombia to discover things you won’t find out about any other way.
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