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 a 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 of each place.
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THIS IS A CUSTOMIZABLE ITINERARY FOR GROUPS OF ALL SIZES. PRICES WILL CHANGE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS.
DATES ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
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
Accommodation: Hotel Casa Legado
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.
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
Accommodation: Hotel Refugio La Roca
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
Hotel: Hotel Venturi
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.
Hotel: Hotel Venturi
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.
Hotel: Patio del Mundo
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.
Hotel: Patio del Mundo
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.
Hotel: The Boato Hotel in Guatapé
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.
Lunch and dinner at the hotel
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.
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.
Hotel: Hotel Koralia
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.
Hotel: Casa Legado
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!
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.
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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.
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Full payment is due 60 prior to departure.
Please Note: Pricing will vary depending on season and number of travellers.
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