Colombia Express

Company : G Adventures
Activity: Tours
Country: Colombia
Duration: 2 weeks to 3 weeks
Approx Costs: 1000 to 1000 £ Pound (UK)

Where to go if you only have a week to experience a truly unique part of the world? The answer: Colombia. 

If you think a week isn’t enough to tour the beaches, coffee regions, and metropolitan cities of this reemerging country, think again – we’ve made it possible. Check out the resurgence of culture, art, and food in Bogotá and Medellin, dive deep into the Caribbean vibe in Cartagena, and enjoy the Latin-Caribbean fusion of flavours in local cuisine. All this in only nine days. Start packing now.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Bogotá
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 - Bogotá/Villa de Leyva
Visit Paloquemao market before driving to Villa de Leyva for an overnight. Stop en route to visit the Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral.

Day 3 - Villa de Leyva/Armenia
Enjoy a morning in Villa de Leyva before an afternoon flight to Armenia, in Colombia's coffee region. Spend two nights outside Armenia in a traditional hacienda.

Day 4 - Armenia
Enjoy a tour of a coffee farm in the Calarcá area to learn more about the coffee culture here.

Day 5 - Armenia/Salento
Stretch your legs with a morning hike through the Cocora Valley before an afternoon arrival to Salento town. Continue the full coffee experience in the region of Quindío.

Day 6 - Salento/Medellín
Drive through beautiful landscapes to Medellín. Opt to explore the city in the evening.

Day 7 - Medellín
Enjoy a neighbourhood tour of the city and learn the fascinating recent history of the city's ongoing transformation. Spend the rest of the day with free time to explore this vibrant city.

Day 8 - Medellín/Cartagena
Hop on a morning flight to Cartagena and arrive in time to spend the afternoon exploring the old walled city. Opt for dinner and a night out in this lively town.

Day 9 - Cartagena
Depart at any time.

 

What's Included

  • Zipaquira Salt Cathedral (Villa de Leyva)
  • Coffee farm visit (Armenia)
  • Hacienda stay
  • Valle de Cocora hike
  • Medellin city tour
  • Cartagena orientation walk
  • Internal flights
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Accommodation:Hotels (6 nts), hacienda (2 nts)
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch. (Allow USD180-225 for meals not included)
  • Transportation: Plane, private van, public bus, 4x4, walking

 

Tour Price

£999

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