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BOGOTA. MEDELLIN. BARICHARA. GUATAPE. TAYRONA. MINCA.

With adventure and infectious beats around practically every corner, it’s hard to go wrong when visiting Colombia. During this Colombia Adventure, travellers will experience some of the country’s extraordinary landscapes and its warm, friendly locals.


Colombia is the perfect balance between having a flourishing culture and growing infrastructure. On this Colombia tour, you’ll experience off-the-beaten-path hidden jewels while enjoying Colombia’s vast diversity and learning about its multi-cultural heritage. Connect with authentic local communities in situ and enjoy the rich gastronomy and scenery from each place.

Highlights

  • Immersing yourself in true Colombian Culture, as you explore this incredible country
  • Exploring the picturesque towns of Barichara – one of the most beautiful in Colombia
  • Strolling and hiking on ancient pathways around the countryside
  • Ogling at the otherworldly landscapes & biodiversity of Colombia
  • Learning about Colombia’s ancient and recent past from locals in Bogota & Medellin
  • Enjoying the gorgeous beaches of Parque Tayrona

STARTS AT

$3295

USD per Person

THIS IS A CUSTOMIZABLE ITINERARY FOR GROUPS OF ALL SIZES. PRICES WILL CHANGE DEPENDING ON NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS.
DATES ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

Bogota - Colombia Adventure Tour

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN BOGOTA & CASA LELYTE


Welcome to Colombia! Pick-up at El Dorado Int. Airport and transfer to your hotel in Bogotá with a private vehicle and driver.

Bogota, Colombia’s capital, has a very cosmopolitan atmosphere as well as a rich array of museums such as Museo de Oro (Gold Museum) and The Botero Museum.

Did you know that Colombia is the second-most biodiverse nation in the world and harbours vast swaths of wildlife-rich Amazon jungle in its interior, while coral-white beaches, Andean mountains, and leafy highland coffee plantations crown Colombia as a place of extraordinary natural contrasts? 

Free afternoon to explore or rest.

Dinner at Casa Lelyt

Meals: -/-/D
Accommodation: Hotel Casa Legado

 

Bogota - Candelaria

DAY 2: CANDELARIA WALKING TOUR & BREAKING BORDERS


Morning: See the best sights of Bogotá’s historic center – La Candelaria. You will visit Plaza de Bolívar, this main square is home to the most important administrative buildings and the legendary Prime Cathedral.

Afterward, learn about the impressive history of a group of locals from the Egipto neighborhood in Bogotá. Deciding to leave their criminal past behind they have started the initiative Breaking Borders, showing tourists around their streets filled with artwork that tells the neighborhood’s history.

Noon: After your walking tour through the main historical sights of La Candelaria, enjoy lunch at “Madre” Restaurant.
Afternoon: Engage all your five senses through the virtues of plants to experience and learn from a different perspective about ancestral herbs in this workshop.

Meals: B/-/-
Accommodation: Hotel Casa Legado

DAY 3: ARRIVAL TO LOS SANTOS, SANTANDER


After breakfast, pick-up at your hotel in Bogotá and transfer to El Dorado Airport for your flight to Bucaramanga.

Pick-up at the Airport in Bucaramanga and transfer to your hotel in Los Santos (about 65km) with a private vehicle and driver. From here you can appreciate views of the spectacular Chicamocha Canyon. There, in Mesa de los Santos, at 1.700 meters above sea level, there are coffee plantations and birds such as azulejo palmero and tángara real. 

Lunch at the hotel

Vertical Trekking activity near the hotel.

Dinner at the hotel

Meals: B/L/D
Accommodation: Hotel Refugio La Roca

 

Barichara, Colombia Tour

DAY 4: ARRIVAL BARICHARA


Enjoy a room service breakfast with an incredible view of the canyon.

Pick-up at Hotel Refugio La Roca and transfer to your hotel in Barichara with private vehicle and driver. Barichara is arguably one of the most beautiful and well-preserved heritage towns in Colombia. Andalusian-style houses, cobbled streets, and colonial-era architecture are among the first things that will captivate you in this treasured Colombian town.

Free afternoon in Barichara to wander around this beautiful colonial town.

Free lunch and dinner

Meals: B/-/-
Hotel: Hotel Venturi

Colombia Adventure

DAY 5: DAY OF ADVENTURE

After breakfast, you’ll be picked up at your hotel to enjoy an extreme day and hiking.

You will have the opportunity to do any extreme sport that San Gil and its surroundings offer such as paragliding, caving, canoeing, cable flying, bungee jumping, among others.

After lunch in San Gil, enjoy 2-hour hike to the Royal Trek to Guane.

Dinner on own.

Meals: B/-/-
Hotel: Hotel Venturi

Medellin - Colombia Adventure

DAY 6: ARRIVAL TO MEDELLIN


Pick-up at hotel Venturi in Barichara and transfer to the airport in Bucaramanga with private vehicle and driver.

Your driver will be waiting for you in Medellín for your arrival transfer.

Medellin is a city reborn and is shaking off its reputation as the once the stronghold of Colombia’s most infamous drug lord, Pablo Escobar. Known for its perennially spring-like climate, Medellin’s appeal is boundless, making it one of the best cities to visit if you’re short on time, particularly as it’s a gateway to the Zona Cafetera. 

There is no shortage of incredible restaurants and bars around Medellin to explore.

Meals: B/-/-
Hotel: Patio del Mundo

Medellin - Afrotour - Colombia Adventure

DAY 7: AFROTOUR & VISIT TO EL CIELO


Go deep into Comuna 13 to meet with resilient artists who recovered youth and public spaces through reconnection to their African roots in music, dance, and art.

Comuna 13 has become a synonym of transformation and resilience and a definite must-visit for travelers in Medellín.

Dinner at El Cielo Restaurant. The place has a rustic design, which pays homage to the traditional country estates with three predominant elements: vegetation, leather, and wood.

Meals: B/-/D
Hotel: Patio del Mundo

Medellin Tour - Street Food - Colombia Custom Tour

DAY 8: STREET FOOD TOUR

Traditional cuisine is passed down from one generation to another and operates as an expression of cultural identity.

Join this tour to learn and experience Colombian culture while visiting Envigado, a town part of the Metropolitan Area of Medellín, famous for its traditional lifestyle represented in its architecture and cuisine. Learn and enjoy Envigado while you taste traditional recipes.

After your food tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Guatapé.

Meals: B/-/-
Hotel: The Boato Hotel in Guatapé

Parque Tayrona - Colombia Adventure Tour

DAY 9: TRAVEL TO SANTA MARTA

Enjoy a free morning to take breakfast at the hotel and enjoy the view of Guatapé’s famous lake and the hotel facilities.

When you’re ready, you will be taken to Medellín’s airport for your flight to Santa Marta.

Your driver in Santa Marta will be waiting for you and will take you to your Hotel in Tayrona.

Playa Koralia connects you to the natural world that is always surrounding us. Infusing spirit with a holistic touch, this boho-chic hotel is the embodiment of magical realism.

Free afternoon.
Lunch and dinner at the hotel

Hotel: Koralia

Meas: B/L-D

Minca - Colombia Tour

DAY 10: MINCA TOUR

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and prepare for your day trip to Minca.

Close to Santa Marta, in Sierra Nevada’s foothill lies the town of Minca. Famous for its dense forests, waterfalls, fresh climate, and coffee farms, this place will amaze you with its richness and tranquility.

Meals: B/-/-
Hotel: Hotel Koralia

DAY 11: FREE DAY IN TAYRONA

By now you have traveled and visited many places and met many people all around Colombia.

Let us book you a spa session at the hotel and feel free to enjoy the pool and other facilities at the hotel or just relax in front of the Caribbean beach.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the hotel.

Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Hotel Koralia

Bogota Street Art - Colombia Adventure

DAY 12: RETURN TO BOGOTA

Before check-out, enjoy breakfast at your hotel and get ready to travel back to Bogotá. Your driver will be looking for you in the lobby of your hotel and will transfer you to Santa Marta’s airport.

Flight Santa Marta – Bogotá

Pick-up at the airport and drop-off at your hotel in Bogotá.

Check-in at Hotel Casa Legado. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring Bogota.

Meals: B/-/-
Hotel: Casa Legado

Colombian kids - Colombia Adventure

DAY 13: DEPARTURE DAY

After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight back home or to continue travelling through South America. We are happy to help you plan your next adventure!

Meals: B/-/-

  • 12 nights accommodation based on double/twin occupancy
  • All transportation as per itinerary (domestic flights, vehicles for excursions, transfers, etc)
  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Guiding services (in English) as per itinerary
  • Sightseeing and tastings as per itinerary
  • Contribution to local communities and impact projects.
  • All applicable taxes

Tour Exclusions

  • International Flights (can be arranged through us [email protected])
  • Mandatory travel medical insurance and optional cancellation insurance (can be arranged through us [email protected])
  • Beverages not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Items of personal nature
  • Services and entrances not mentioned above
  • Passport, Covid Testing, and visa fees
  • Tips/Gratuities for housekeeping, service staff, drivers, etc.

IMPORTANT NOTES

PLEASE NOTE: This itinerary is subject to change. Although we always do our best to stick to the itinerary, due to the ever-changing nature of Colombia, activities, hotels, and visits are subject to change due to forces beyond our control.

FLIGHTS: Please do not purchase your flights until this tour is confirmed.

PASSPORTS: Must be valid for at least 6 months upon return date to your home country. Proper documentation is the responsibility of each traveller.

VISAS & ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Responsibility of the traveller.

Travel Insurance

Cancellation, Travel, Flight, and Health insurance are required and are the responsibility of the participant to research and secure the appropriate coverage. Click HERE for a Travel Insurance Quote or please email [email protected] for a quote.

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Waiver Form

All participants will be required to sign a Waiver Form prior to departure.

SAMPLE HOTELS (subject to change before trip is confirmed)

BOGOTA – Casa Legado

LOS SANTOS – Hotel Refugio La Roca

BARICHARA – Hotel Venturi

MEDELLIN – Patio del Mundo

GUATAPÉ – The Boato Hotel

SANTA MARTA – Hotel Koralia

Price is per person based on 2 travellers in twin / double accommodation and subject to change. Contact us for up-to-date pricing.


Credit Card: If you would like to pay by credit card, please contact [email protected]


Final Payment
Full payment is due 60 prior to departure.

Please Note: Pricing will vary depending on season and number of travellers.

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