Colombian coffee farmers
Colombian coffee farmers

Colombia Journey

8 nights from £2,579 per person

Overview

Discover the must-see Colombia on this 8-night, small group national geographic tour. Spend two nights at a traditional Hacienda on a working coffee farm, ride the famous hillside escalators of Medellin, a city that has evolved greatly from its notorious past and wander the cobblestoned streets of historic Cartagena. Get to Colombia while it still remains a less known, hidden gem.

Highlights:

  • Stay at a traditional working coffee farm in a Hacienda
  • Hike through Cocora Valley and explore the local village
  • Visit the transformed community of Comuna 13 - was once controlled by the cartels, now a shining example of the country's progress
  • Explore Medellin's culture and history
  • Enjoy a cooking class in Caribbean and Colombian specialities - a social reintegration project for female prisoners
  • Experience the charm and beauty of Cartagena
Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
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  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Bogota

Arrive at any time, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The adventure begins tonight, feel free to explore before your welcome meeting this evening, this is where you will meet your travel companions and tour leader.

Day 2

Bogota / Armenia

Catch a flight to Armenia and immerse yourself in the coffee culture by staying two nights at a traditional hacienda on a working coffee farm. Spend the afternoon with a coffee expert tasting and exploring elements that inspire coffee production including earth, water, fauna, flora, sun and shade.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 3

Armenia

Today you’ll enjoy a full day excursion to Salento including a hike through the Cocora Valley with free time included to visit the shops and explore the village.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 4

Armenia/ Medellin

Catch a flight to vibrant Medellín, on arrival enjoy time to explore this historic city.

Breakfast included

Day 5

Medellin

Visit Comuna 13¬ — a community transformed. Once controlled by the cartels, this neighbourhood is a shining example of Colombia's progress in overcoming its notorious past. Meet a local guide and begin the journey upwards with a ride on the city’s unique public cable cars and escalator system then enjoy a walk discussing Colombia's history and revitalization. Have the option to take a historical tour, visit museums, or go shopping in the afternoon.

Breakfast included

Day 6

Medellin

Enjoy a free day to continue exploring Medellín’s culture and history or have the option to visit the nearby town of Guatapé, with its colourful houses and impressive monolith.

Breakfast included

Day 7

Medellin/ Cartagena

Fly to tropical Cartagena. Enjoy a walking tour through the old part of Cartagena visiting key sites throughout the historical centre of the city. Later, enjoy an evening cooking class of Caribbean and Colombian specialties at the Interno Training Restaurant, a social reintegration project that offers an innovative space for reconciliation between female prisoners and civil populations.

Breakfast included

Day 8

Cartagena

Experience the Caribbean charm and beauty of the city. Get free time for optional activities such as a visit to Playa Blanca, a boat tour to Islas del Rosario National Park, or to explore nearby beaches. This afternoon we learn the basics of Colombian Salsa, known as Cali style in a private lesson by two local dancers.

Breakfast and dinner included

Day 9

Cartagena

Depart at any time.

Breakfast included

  • International and internal flights
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities: Internal transport: Bus, private vehicle, jeep and walking
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Hotels (6 nts), hacienda/farm (2 nts)
  • Experienced local guide throughout
  • Activities as mentioned in itinerary

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