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Explore the beautiful culture and colors of Colombia! On this trip, you will have the opportunity to cook Caribbean Cuisine with Gilles and his wife in his restaurant, hike in the incredible surroundings and see the wax palm tree among other plants, discover the city of Bogotá by bike and see its interesting street art, explore a coffee farm and learn from the local farmer about the production, ch...

Explore the beautiful culture and colors of Colombia! On this trip, you will have the opportunity to cook Caribbean Cuisine with Gilles and his wife in his restaurant, hike in the incredible surroundings and see the wax palm tree among other plants, discover the city of Bogotá by bike and see its interesting street art, explore a coffee farm and learn from the local farmer about the production, chat with the locals in the fishing village of La Boquilla before continuing with a canoe trip into the sunset. Prepare to use all your senses in this flavorful country!

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  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals
  • City
    City
  • Local culture
    Local culture

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Day 1: Bienvenidos to Colombia!

Let the journey begin...

• Take a private transfer to your hotel upon arrival at El Dorado airport. 

• Depending on your arrival time, take a walking tour in the city!

• An English speaking guide will take you to the most authentic plazas and markets of Bogotá. 

Note: The Gold Museum is closed on Monday and The Botero Museum closed on Tuesday. 

Visited:
BogotáLa Candelaria

Day 2: Graffiti tour and street markets

Spicy market flavors and abstract art!

• Stroll through the market, and taste many new exotic flavors. 

• There are most likely fruits and vegetables here that will be completely new to you!

• Join the graffiti bike tour and cover the city by bike. 

• See  the colorful, artistic, political, and funny pieces of street art alongside your guide!

Visited:
BogotáPaloquemao

Day 3: Traditional coffee farm in Salento

Smell the freshly ground beans... 

• Transfer to El Dorado airport and take a 1 hour flight to Salento.

• Visit a typical coffee farm, and listen to farmers and experts about the production.

• Discover the growing process of coffee beans from theplantation, selection and harvest.

Witness the peeling, washing, drying and roasting!

Visited:
Salento

Day 4: Hike in Cocora Valley

Fruits beyond your typical garden!

• Enjoy the charming little town of Saleonto, and take a light 3 hours hike in the Cocora Valley.

• Pass by coffee, banana, and even pineapple plantations! 

• Discover an amazing valley and the wax palms, which is the national tree.

• Explore the Andean tropical forest and hike alongside theriver.​ 

Visited:
Salento

Day 5: Travel to Medellin! 

• Transfer from your hotel to Pereira airport and head to Medellin.

• Explore the downtown in Medellín and the historical center. 

• Take the Metro Cable up to Santo Domingo, and enjoy the spectacular view!


Day 6: The village of Guatape and Penol Rock

Beautiful views and architecture..

• After breakfast, go with your guide on an excursion!

• Start at the El Peñol Rock: climb the steps to get a spectacular view over the lagoon.

• Continue to quaint Guatape, known for its decorative walls and beautiful church. 

Visited:
Medellín

Day 7: Colorful Cartagena

• Transfer to José María Córdoba airport for a quick jump (flight) to Cartagena! 

• Visit the fishing village La Boquilla in the afternoon, where you will meet the locals. 

• Enjoy an evening canoe trip to watch the many birds living in the area, and the gorgeous sunset!

• Canoe through the Mangrove Tunnels, to Fisherman Island and the Bird Park!

Visited:
CartagenaLa Boquilla

Day 8: Cooking class in Cartagena

Discover the colorful produce and flavors!

• Enjoy some free time just for you in the morning!

•  Join Gilles and his wife in the afternoon in his restaurant to discover the Caribbean Cuisine.

• After a welcome drink, the cooking class starts.

• You will learn to cook different dishes, and of course enjoy the result for dinner!

Visited:
Cartagena

Day 9: Adios to Colombia!

• Enjoy your breakfast before transferring to Cartagena Airport. 

• Catch the flight to wherever your next adventure will take you!

• Or if you want, you can extend your trip with us!

•  We wish you a safe trip, and hope to see you again soon!

Visited:
Cartagena

BogotáLa CandelariaPaloquemaoSalentoMedellínPereiraCartagenaLa Boquilla

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • In-trip flights
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