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Colombia Culture Discovery Tour 

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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 abou...

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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Tour itinerary includes
  • Bird watching
    Bird watching
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals
  • City
    City

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

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 Mon, The Botero Museum closed on Tue. 

Visited:
BogotáLa Candelaria
Accommodation
Night at the La Opera (Bogotá)

Day 2: Graffiti Tour and Street Markets

Spicy flavors and 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
Accommodation
Night at the La Opera (Bogotá)

Day 3: Traditional Coffee Farm in Salento

Smell the freshly ground beans... 

• Transfer to El Dorado airport and take a 1 h 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
Accommodation
Sazagua (Salento)

Day 4: Hike in Cocora Valley

Fruits beyond your typical garden!

• Enjoy the charming little town of Saleonto, and take a light 3 h 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
Accommodation
Sazagua (Salento)

Day 5: Flight to Beautiful ​Medellín 

• 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!

Accommodation
Diez (Medellín)

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
Accommodation
Diez (Medellín)

Day 7: Flight to Colorful Cartagena

• Transfer to José María Córdoba airport for a 1 h 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
Accommodation
Night at Bantu  (Cartagena)

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
Accommodation
Night at Bantu  (Cartagena)

Day 9: Goodbye for Now

Or perhaps not?

• 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

Bogotá La Candelaria Paloquemao Salento Medellín Pereira Cartagena La 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.

Approx. $1,730 / 9 days
Excluding international flights
2 pax4 paxSingle Supplement
Price per person in double room during low season (Frebruary, March, April [except holy week], May, June, September, October, November)$1,700$1,450$660
Price per person in double room during high season (January, July, August, December)$1,790$1,530$750

Included in price:

  • Customization of the Itinerary with the Local Agency in Colombia
  • Transportation to the places indicated on the program
  • Activities and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Local professional guides, specialists of each region
  • Free Time between many of the Activities
  • Airport Transfers: Arrival and Departure
  • 24 Hour Agency Support
  • Breakfast Every Day except Arrival Day
  • Dinner Day 8

Not included in price:

  • International Flights
  • Domestics flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals not specified in the Itinerary
  • Gratuities for Guides and Drivers
  • Additional expenses not indicated in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees to National Parks, individual tourism taxes (airports of San Andres, Leticia, Nuqui, Bahia Solano, La Macarena and Cartagena piers) and also the San Agustín and Tierradentro Archaeological Parks (about 70.000 pesos per person)
  • Entrance fee to El Peñol

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