Cartagena to Bogota - 8 Days

8 days.

From £1,015pp

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

Your tour to South America includes:

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

Your 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.

No meals included.

Day 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.

2 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.

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.

1 breakfast, 1 lunch, no dinner included.

Day 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.

2 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.

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.

1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.

Day 8, Bogota

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

1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.

Other important information

  • Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate.
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  • 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.
  • If you are happy to be paired up with another single traveller of the same sex on your tour, this can be arranged, thus avoiding the single person supplement.

Not included in the tour

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

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