Colombia; Andes Mountains, Coffee Plantations, Caribbean Coastlines LG01

12 Days From £0 (1,616 USD)

Take a journey which begins in the beautiful Andes mountains and metropolis capital city of Colombia, Bogota, and ends on the vibrant Caribbean Coast!

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Bogota, Colombia
End Location: Cartagena, Colombia
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers

About The Operator

Accreditations: eTrust, DRV (German Travel Association)
Years In Business: 5

Begin by discovering Bogota’s breathtaking surroundings with a trip down the Rio Negro white water rafting, an ecological trek to the mystic home of the El Dorado Legend and bike around the Colonial historic centre of Bogota. Afterwards head to warmer climates to where the best coffee in the world is grown! Tour a working coffee farm with the experts and horseride through the countryside.
Heat up Caribbean style! in the romantic and historic UNESCO renowed city of Cartagena, take an unusual mud bath at Totumo Volcano and spend the night on an idyllic island in the Rosario Islands, known for incredible coral reefs and tropical sea life.
Enjoy having a taste of some of Colombias diverse culture!

Tour Highlights
- Bogota
- Armenia
- Cartagena
- Rosario Islands

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- Accommodation in double occupancy rooms (bed & breakfasts, 3 star hotels)
- Eight breakfasts, two lunches
- Transfers hotel – airports – hotel
- Entrance to sites of interest included in itinerary
- Taxes
- Bus transport (Bogota-Armenia) optional
- English speaking guides

Excludes
- Domestic flight not included
- Any expenses not stated in the itinerary
- Tips
- International flights

Prices per person, based on 2 people traveling - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Bogota Arrival to Bogota and settle into 3 star accommodation Meals -None Accommodation -Casona Del Patio
Day 02. Bogota Morning – Transfer from the hotel to La Candelaria the historic part of Bogota to take a Bicycle tour through the rustic cobblestone streets of La Candelaria where you can contemplate its characteristic colonial architecture, cultural ambience and get to know the main attractions of the area. A guide will inform you about Colombia’s many different historical and social aspects, and answer any questions you may have. Transfer to the hotel. Meals -Breakfast Accommodation -Casona Del Patio
Day 03. Tobia Day trip to Tobia, the outdoor adventure town very close to Bogota, here you will embark on an ecological trek of the Berberia Creek. Afterwards you will go rafting with highly qualified guides down the Negro River in Class 3 rapids and past beautiful river-side vegetation. After a lunch by the river you will head back to Bogota. Meals -Breakfast & lunch Accommodation -Casona Del Patio
Day 04. Lake Guatavita and Zipaquira Day trip to the beautiful lake ‘Laguna de Guatavita’ the cradle of the El Dorado legend and which was the ritual center of the Muisca Indians who would honor their gods by throwing gold and emeralds into the lake. The lake itself is a beautiful emerald green and boasts beautiful nature around its diameter and which is truly invigorating to walk through. Here you will have a guide tell you about this land and lakes extensive mystical history.After a walk around Guatavita, you will drive to Zipaquirá. The town is primarily known for its incredible Salt mine Cathedral, an underground church built inside a salt deposit in a tunnel made as result of the exploitation of the salt mines. Return to Bogota. Meals -Breakfast & lunch Accommodation -Casona Del Patio
Day 05. Armenia Transfer to the bus station in Bogota (Can change bus trip for domestic flight for added cost) Arrival to the lush land of the coffee plantations, transfer to your accommodation, a beautiful ‘Hacienda’ traditional house typical of the region. Meals -Breakfast Accommodation -Hacienda Bambusa
Day 06. Armenia Late morning head to the working coffee farm and hacienda to have an amazing course on the coffee production and coffee workers life, here you will learn from some of Colombia’s leading coffee experts about the coffee process, as well as taste different coffee strengths to learn the differences. Watch fresh organic coffee be ground infront of you and packaged for you to take home. Meals -Breakfast Accommodation -Hacienda Bambusa
Day 07. Armenia Enjoy a morning horse ride through beautiful surroundings. In the afternoon take a visit to the Botanical gardens and Butterfly sanctuary before returning to your Hacienda to rest. Meals -Breakfast Accommodation -Hacienda Bambusa
Day 08. Cartagena Transfer to domestic airport to take flight to Cartagena, transfer from airport in Cartagena to hotel in the Gestmani area of Cartagena (a short walk from the old walled city). Free time. Meals -Breakfast Accommodation -Casa Colonial
Day 09. Rosario Islands Over night trip to the beautiful tropical Rosario Islands where the coral reefs are renowned for their incredible diversity and where the sea is crystal clear, and idyllically warm to swim in. Meet at the port in the morning to take your boat transfer to Isla San Pedro de Majagua.Have one night on the island to relax and enjoy the water activites available here. Meals -Buffet lunch Accommodation -Casa Colonial
Day 10. Cartagena Afternoon return from the Island to Cartagena where you can have some free time to explore the UNESCO City renowed for its candy-colored colonial buildings, windy cobblestone streets, overflowing flower balconies and historic remains such as the surrounding old city wall. Meals -None Accommodation -Casa Colonial
Day 11. Totumo Volcano Morning trip to Volcan Del Totumo, a volcano outside of Cartagena and which is renowned for its healing properties in its mud. Take a mud bath in the small volcano crater and benefit from its rich minerals. Afternoon free Meals -None Accommodation -Casa Colonial
Day 12. End of Tour Transfer to International airport for flight back home