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Cartagena to Bogota - 8 days

Say hola to Colombia with this short and sweet tour, including a visit to a leafy coffee plantation, the metropolis of Medellin, the buzzing hub of Bogota and much more.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

Cartagena - Opt to explore the town by bike, visit Castillo San Felipe & the fortress on San Lazaro hill
Coffee plantation - Learn about the culture, history and varieties of coffee
Bogota - Free time to explore Colombia’s largest and capital city; optional visit to a Gold Museum
Medellin - Get oriented with Colombia’s second largest city on the metro and by cable-car & visit the Metropolitan Cathedral in Bolivar Park
Corcora Valley - Hike through stunning landscapes

Included

7 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Overnight excursion to a working coffee plantation and guided tour
Excursion to Corcora Valley
Domestic flights Cartagena to Medellin and Pereira to Bogota
Airport arrival transfer on day 1
7 nights simple accommodation
Orientation tour using local transport in Medellín
Transportation by private vehicles, public bus and 4WD
Escorted by a tour leader with English-speaking local guides on included excursions

Not Included

International flights and visas
Tipping – an entirely personal gesture
Items of a personal nature, additional meals and drinks

Itinerary

Day 1

Cartagena

Arrival transfer from Cartagena airport to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or explore colonial Cartagena before our welcome meeting.
Overnight: Cartagena

Days 2-3

Medellin

Cartagena - Medellin. Departing Cartagena, we fly to Medellín, where we have the chance to explore the second largest city in Colombia. Famous for its pleasant weather, it earns the nickname “the City of Eternal Spring”. Here we enjoy an orientation tour using local transport including metro and cable-car. Visit The Metropolitan Cathedral in Boliva Park which holds the record for most clay bricks of any building in the world with over 1.1 million.
Overnight: Medellin  |  Breakfast x 2

Day 4

Coffee Plantation

Medellin - Coffee Plantation. Today we visit a coffee plantation and spend the night in a Hacienda. Learn all about the coffee making process on a coffee tour. We see the roasting process and flavour experimentation, take a walk through the plantation, and visit the wet mill where packaging takes place.
Overnight: Coffee Plantation - Hacienda   |  Breakfast, Lunch

Days 5-6

Salento

Coffee Plantation - Salento. Nestled in the Zona Cafetera region of Colombia, our next stop is Salento, a coffee addicts heaven. We visit the Cocora Valley by jeep where Colombia's national symbol is grown, the wax palms. In the beautiful valley you can hike through the hills and enjoy the sights. In the evenings, make sure you try the regions speciality, trucha a fish normally served with rice but cooked many different ways.
Overnight: Salento  |  Breakfast x 2

Day 7

Bogota

Salento - Bogota. Today we fly to Bogota, the capital and the largest city in Colombia. We stay in the Candelaria district, within walking distance of many of the main sights including the main square - Plaza Bolívar, the Cathedral and Simon Bolívar's house. Here you can opt to take the cable cab to Monserrate for the incredible city views, or visit the world famous gold museum.
Overnight: Bogota  |  Breakfast

Day 8

Bogota

Our Colombian adventure ends today. Consider extending your stay to have more time to explore the sights.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 4 persons. Prices shown are per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies to travellers who would like the comfort of their own room (on all or many of the tour nights) and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price.

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2018
Price /
Person
Single
Supp.
22 Feb - 01 Mar 20% off
USD $1,945
USD $1,556

USD $280
08 Mar - 15 Mar 20% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,484

USD $280
22 Mar - 29 Mar 20% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,484

USD $280
19 Apr - 26 Apr 20% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,484

USD $280
03 May - 10 May 20% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,484

USD $280
17 May - 24 May 20% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,484

USD $280
31 May - 07 Jun 20% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,484

USD $280
14 Jun - 21 Jun 20% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,484

USD $280
28 Jun - 05 Jul 20% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,484

USD $280
12 Jul - 19 Jul 15% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,577

USD $280
26 Jul - 02 Aug 15% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,577

USD $280
09 Aug - 16 Aug 15% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,577

USD $280
23 Aug - 30 Aug 15% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,577

USD $280
06 Sep - 13 Sep 15% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,577

USD $280
20 Sep - 27 Sep 15% off
USD $1,855
USD $1,577

USD $280
04 Oct - 11 Oct 15% off
USD $1,765
USD $1,500

USD $280
25 Oct - 01 Nov 15% off
USD $1,765
USD $1,500

USD $280
08 Nov - 15 Nov 15% off
USD $1,765
USD $1,500

USD $280
22 Nov - 29 Nov 15% off
USD $1,765
USD $1,500

USD $280
06 Dec - 13 Dec 15% off
USD $1,965
USD $1,670

USD $280
20 Dec - 27 Dec 15% off
USD $1,965
USD $1,670

USD $280
2019
Price /
Person
Single
Supp.
USD $1,965
USD $280
USD $1,965
USD $280
USD $1,965
USD $280
USD $1,965
USD $280
USD $1,965
USD $280
USD $1,965
USD $280
USD $1,965
USD $280
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,885
USD $370
USD $1,765
USD $280
USD $1,765
USD $280
USD $1,765
USD $280
USD $1,765
USD $280
USD $1,965
USD $280
USD $1,965
USD $280

In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Cartagena
Ends
Bogota
Departs
Year round
Hotel Rating
Simple accommodation
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour leader
Meals
Breakfast: 7, Lunch: 1
Visiting
Countries