Colombia Essentials, 14 days, from 2260 US$

A compact program that includes all the main attractions of Colombia: Bogota, the modern capital city; the ruins of San Agustin; the coffee from the region of Armenia; the colonial jewel of Cartagena and the idyllic islands and beaches of the Caribbean coast. This tour offers you a first taste of Columbia, after which you're sure to want to return... Book

Day 1:

BOGOTA
Arrive at the Bogota airport and transfer to your hotel in the heart of the historic district "La Candelaria". Meeting with an agency representative. Overnight at Hotel Casa Platypus.

Day 2:

BOGOTA

This region was declared a world heritage site because of its immense cultural and archaeological value.NEIVA In the morning. In the afternoon you visit the Gold Museum and have the rest of the day free. better known as the Tatacoa desert. From the airport. altitude. Day 4: NEIVA – SAN AGUSTÍN This morning we take a drive through spectacular scenery to the village of San Agustin. located 40km / 25mi from the city of Neiva. which consists of gigantic statues and tombs of the Augustinian culture. and it boasts red and gray colored soil erosion with all kinds of cacti. You visit the center of the colonial district of La Candelaria and La Plaza Nariño. situated at 1700m/5580ft. Day 3: BOGOTA . Overnight at Hotel Casa de Nelly. you go to the airport and catch your flight to Neiva. you proceed down the road from the village Villavieja to the "Valley of sadness".Morning visit of the Colombian capital. You visit the park and the museum. Back to Neiva and overnight at Hosteria Matamundo. which is located at an altitude of 2640m / 8660ft. This landscape will surely delight you. Day 5: . Overnight at Hotel Casa Platypus. It is a desert of 330 square kilometers. The cable car from Monserrate offers you amazing panoramic views of the city.

Free time in the village in the afternoon. from Armenia.SAN AGUSTIN The mountainous area was inhabited by various civilizations that have left many remains: giant statues. Overnight at Hotel Casa de Nelly. sarcophagi and monolithic petroglyphs. Overnight at Hotel Moraleja in Salento. In the morning you visit various attractions such as the statues Chaquira and El Tablon on the edge of the Magdalena River valley. Day 7: ARMENIA . located 24km/15mi. during an excursion by foot or on horseback.SALENTO . sculptures.ARMENIA Transfer to the airport in Neiva and fly to Armenia (via Bogota) the region of coffee plantations. Day 6: SAN AGUSTIN . Transfer to the village of Salento.

Overnight at Hotel Moraleja. Day 9: SALENTO – SANTA MARTA Transfer to the airport in Armenia and flight to Santa Marta and the Caribbean coast (via Bogota). Then you go on to the region of Pereira. where the "wax palm" grows up to 70m/230ft. in height. Back to Salento in the afternoon. a peaceful and unique place. Overnight at Hotel Moraleja. A Jeep takes you on this tour through the Andean rain forest which includes a 3 to 4 hour hike. where you take a bath in thermal waters surrounded by the tropical paradise of Santa Rosa de Cabal. Day 10: . You return to the village of Salento in the afternoon to enjoy this beautiful coffee region. Free time in the afternoon and overnight at the Hotel Casa Verde.Morning departure for a trip to Cocora valley. Day 8: SALENTO: SANTA ROSA DE CABAL In the morning you visit a coffee plantation.

This reserve. Free time to enjoy the sea. includes beautiful beaches. Discover its beautiful waterfalls and natural pools located in the jungle. coral reefs. Overnight at Hotel Casa Verde. we return along the coast back to Santa Marta. You walk through the forest to Arrecife and the beaches. After the bath in freshwater. tropical forests and many bird and animal species. Day 11: SANTA MARTA : SIERRA NEVADA On this day you take a little trip to the Sierra Nevada. Day 12: . a nature trail that leads you to the "Quebrada Valencia" (25 minutes walk). the former territory of the Tayrona Indians.SANTA MARTA : PARQUE TAYRONA Morning departure along the coast to the Tayrona National Park. Return to Santa Marta and overnight at Hotel Casa Verde. You may even have the opportunity to observe monkeys swinging from tree to tree.

You’ll also enjoy fried fish. It is one of the most beautiful colonial cities in Latin America. history. Overnight at Hotel 3 Banderas. Overnight at Hotel 3 Banderas. In the afternoon visit the old town. also known as the Pearl of the Caribbean.SANTA MARTA . which has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Day 14: . swim in the crystal clear water.CARTAGENA In the morning transfer by bus to Cartagena (4 hours). you’ll walk on the white sand beaches. rice. Return to Cartagena in the afternoon and rest of the day free. coconut and fried bananas. Enjoy the unique mix of colonial architecture. and go diving amidst the coral and colorful fish. and Caribbean atmosphere. Day 13: CARTAGENA : ISLAS DEL ROSARIO Morning departure by boat to Isla del Rosario National Park. Here.

Connection to your international flight.BOGOTA RETURN Transfer to the airport Cartagena to Bogotá.CARTAGENA . End of our services. .

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