COLOMBIA BY ROAD




BOGOTÁ | SAN AGUSTÍN | POPAYÁN | CALI | COFFEE TRIANGLE | MEDELLIN | CARTAGENA | TAYRONA NATIONAL PARK
16 nights - 17 days
 
DAY 1 | Bogotá
Arrival to El Dorado airport in Bogotá on an intercontinental flight. Reception and transfer to the hotel. Check-in. Overnight stay.
MEALS: - / - / -

DAY 2 | Bogotá - Half Day City Tour
After breakfast, half day visit to the historic centre known as La Candelaria.  Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / - / -
Note: The Gold Museum is closed on Mondays and the Botero Museum is closed on Tuesday.

DAY 3 | Bogotá - Neiva – Tatacoa Desert - San Agustín
In the morning, transfer to the local airport for flight to Neiva. Arrival at Neiva airport and immediate transfer to the north to visit the town of Villavieja and the Paleontological Museum. Then, visit the Tatacoa Desert crossing crevasses eroded by wind and water. The trip continues 217km to the south over a paved road until San Agustín. This scenic journey allows enjoying views of the extensive floodplains of the Magdalena River valley. After a journey roughly 6 hours arrive at San Agustin, check into the hotel. Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / - / -

DAY 4 | San Agustín – Full Day San Agustín Archaelogical Park and Magdalena Strait
Morning visit to San Agustín Archeological Park, World Heritage Site declared by the UNESCO in 1995. Also visit the small Museo Arqueológico. Return to the hotel. Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / - / -

DAY 5 | San Agustín - Popayán
After breakfast, leave on an approximately 5-hour unpaved transfer to Popayán, the capital of the department of Cauca. Enjoy the journey surrounded by the Andean scenery of mountains and high-altitude plains. Upon arrival check-in and. Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / - / -
Note: An optional excursion to the Silvia market can be offered (only on Tuesdays).

DAY 6 | Popayán – Half Day City Tour – Cali
Half day visit to the historic center of town founded in 1537, concentrating on Parque Caldas. Continue towards the Puente de Humilladero, built in 1873 to facilitate access from the city center to El Callejón. Then, transfer to Cali, arrival after approximately 3 hours, arrival and check-in. Cali is the third largest city in Colombia.
Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / - / -

DAY 7 | Cali – Half Day City Tour – Coffee Triangle
Half day visit to the most important historic and cultural sights in the city. Then, transfer to Pereira. After approximately 3 hours, arrival and check-in in a typical hacienda. Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / - / -

DAY 8 | Pereira - Buenavista – San Alberto Plantation and Coffee Processing - Pereira
Half day visiting the coffee plantations along the steep hills typical of this area. Free afternoon for individual activities. Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / - / -

DAY 9 | Pereira - Valle del Cocora & Filandia - Pereira
After breakfast, leave for the Valle de Cocora which is located in the central mountains of the department of Quindío. Upon arrival in the valley, either hiking or on horseback (not included), head into the cloud forest to enjoy the biodiversity of flora and fauna. On the return journey, cross the River Quindío while walking along an ecological
pathway. Then you can have a typical lunch (not included) and enjoy some free time here. In the afternoon, continue 10km towards the traditional town of Salento to enjoy a city tour. Then, transfer to the traditional village of Filandia to enjoy a city tour that includes the viewpoint, the colonial homes, the Plaza de Bolivar and the coffee shops. Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / L / -

DAY 10 | Pereira - Medellín
After breakfast, go on an approximately 6-hour transfer to Medellín. Arrival and check-in. Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / - / -

DAY 11 | Medellín – Half Day Medellín’s Social Transformation Tour
Half day tour to visit those places that best represent the social transformation that has taken place in Medellín. The tour will show the symbolic areas of Medellín from the 1980s, when the city was one of the most dangerous in the world, up to today many projects that fostered the city’s change. Free afternoon for individual activities. Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / - / -

DAY 12 | Medellín - Cartagena
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch a flight to Cartagena. Arrival in Cartagena, transfer to the hotel, check-in and overnight stay.
MEALS: B / - / -

DAY 13 | Cartagena – Half Day Panoramic City Tour
After breakfast, half day visit to Cartagena starting with a panoramic view of the city from the Monasterio and Iglesia de La Popa. Continuing to the San Felipe fortress, erected in honor of the poet from Cartagena, Don Luis Carlos López. Walk around the fortress and learn how the castle was constructed, the engineering feats, the tunnels, underground galleries and passageways. Then, go on to the Ciudad Vieja (old city). Return to the hotel and free remainder of the day for individual activities. Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / - / -

DAY 14 | Cartagena – Full Day Archipiélago Islas del Rosario National Park - Cartagena
All day excursion to one of the islands of the Archipiélago del Rosario, located approximately one hour (45km) by boat from Cartagena. Upon arrival to one of these islands, you will have free time to enjoy the beach, snorkel and relax. Lunch is served on the island and in the afternoon, return to Cartagena. Return to the hotel. Overnight stay.
MEALS: B / L / -
Notes: This excursion can be offered in different islands.

DAY 15 | Cartagena - Tayrona National Park
After breakfast, four to five-hour transfer to Tayrona National. Arrival and check-in. Rest of the day free to relax. Overnight day.
MEALS: B / - / -

DAY 16 | Tayrona National Park
Free day to relax on the beach or enjoy individual activities such as mini treks to Pueblito, snorkeling, or rent horses as a means of visiting other beaches.
MEALS: B / - / -

DAY 17 | Tayrona National Park - Santa Marta - Bogotá
After breakfast, 1-hour transfer to Santa Marta airport to take flight to Bogotá.
MEALS: B / - / -


Included:
Daily breakfast & meals detailed in the quotation
Private transfers & excursions with bilingual speaking guide.
Accommodaton in 3/4 * properties.
Not included:
Extra expenses not indicated in description.
Internal Flights
Airport Tax
Tips.

 

PRIS: fr. 34675 SEK/person

 


 

 

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