Colombia

Colombia is one of South America’s favourite holiday destinations; you are invited to come discover this magical country.  Famous for its beautiful Caribbean coast and coffee making, it has been often overlooked for its wonderful rich history.

Towns such as Villa de Leyva, Popayan and Cartagena boast incredible colonial architecture, contrasting with stunning holiday resorts along the picturesque Caribbean coast. Natural beauty is a given in a country that greets the Amazon, Andes and the Caribbean. You will be left breathless as you take in the many natural vistas this mighty country has to offer.

Bring out your inner archaeologist and hike to the Lost City of Ciudad Perdida, or relax on the Caribbean Coast, Colombia is the place for you. Below are suggested itineraries which may be tailor-made to suit your particular interests.

Tour TypeTrip NameNo. DaysBookingsPrices per person
Independent TourHandpicked Colombia10From $3,285.00


Handpicked Colombia

Discover a land of myth and legend in Colombia, where idyllic Caribbean beaches give way to the old world charm of colonial alleys, and where visitors are seduced by the aroma of Colombian coffee, considered the finest in the world. Explore Bogota and visit secluded archaeological sites. And don’t forget Cartagena, a city of legends, with its stunning colonial architecture and cobbled alleys.

Itinerary  
Day 1: Arrive Bogota

Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Day 2: Bogota

Enjoy a city sightseeing excursion, visiting downtown Bogota and the historic district before taking a cable car to the top of Monserrate Hill.

Day 3: Bogota - Villa de Leyva

Visit the Salt Cathedral in Zipaquira, a small town 30km from Bogota. Your journey will take you into the heart of an enormous salt mountain. After your visit you will be driven to Villa de Leyva.

Day 4: Villa de Leyva - Armenia

Enjoy a morning visit of Villa de Leyva before driving back to Bogota for your flight to Armenia, Colombia’s coffee region. Upon arrival at the airport you will be transferred to an original coffee farm where you will spend the next few nights.

Day 5: Armenia

Live the Coffee Culture and enjoy a magical coffee trip to Recuca. Recuca is an educational and interactive journey in which you will undertake the daily tasks of a farmer in the coffee region. Experience the smells and flavours of coffee in all the different stages of production.

Day 6: Salento & Cocora Valley - Cartagena

A day trip to Salento and the famous Cocora Valley awaits you today. Salento is a colourful coffee town and Cocora Valley is home of the Wax Palm Tree, national tree of Colombia. After your excursion you will be driven to Armenia airport for your flight to Cartagena, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 7: Cartagena

This afternoon enjoy an excursion of magical Cartagena, a beautiful city which was the centre of political and economic activity during the colonial period of the Spanish Empire. Visit the San Felipe Fortress and La Popa Monastery before embarking on a brief guided walk through the walled city.

Day 8: Cartagena

This afternoon enjoy a walking tour through the colonial streets of Cartagena.

Day 9: Cartagena

Today is at your leisure to explore and discover this extraordinary city.

Day 10: Depart Cartagena

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Inclusions 
Meals: 9 breakfasts, 2 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & land transportation
Flights:Flight Ticket: Bogota / Armenia / Cartagena
Accommodation: 9 nights
Guide: Local English Speaking guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary