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Colombia The Amazon and Wildlife Tour

  • Off the beaten track
Discover the Amazon, one of  the most unexplored and mystical places in the world! Arrive in Bogotá and enjoy the historical main center of this capital. Continue to the Amazon and immerse yourself in the jungle to learn about the indigenous communities, their culture and traditions. Discover the incredible flora and fauna of the jungle: there are both medicinal plants and pink dolp...

Discover the Amazon, one of  the most unexplored and mystical places in the world! Arrive in Bogotá and enjoy the historical main center of this capital. Continue to the Amazon and immerse yourself in the jungle to learn about the indigenous communities, their culture and traditions. Discover the incredible flora and fauna of the jungle: there are both medicinal plants and pink dolphins on the schedule! 

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Jungle
    Jungle
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • City
    City
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals

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: Welcome to Colombia

• Hop-on a private transfer upon arrival. 

• Check-in at your hotel and take some time to relax. 

• Perhaps start exploring the interesting capital Bogotá? 

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

Day 2: Walking Tour of Bogotá

• Meet up with you local guide in the morning for a walking tour of Bogotá.

• Visit the best museum: De Oro and De Botero!

• See the authentic plazas, markets, monuments and historic highlights!

Note: Gold Museum- closed on Mon. 

Botero Museum- closed on Tue.

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

Day 3: Market and the Monserrate Hill

Explore the new flavors of the local produce

• Start the day at the Paloquemao market, and explore all the new flavors.

• Most of Bogota’s restaurants get their ingredients here, which makes it very lively!

• Head to the Monerrate Hill for a stunning view and visit the Señor de Monserrate Basilica. 

• Located 3152m above the sea, you will take a cable car to reach the top!

Visited:
Bogotá Paloquemao
Accommodation
Night at the La Opera (Bogotá)

Day 4: From the City to the Amazon!

• Catch the flight to Leticia, where you will be met by a guide upon arrival. 

• Take a boat ride to the Calanoa Natural Reserve in the Amazon!

• Discover the projects and conservation going on in the reserve. 

• Join the guided night walk, and hear the nocturnal life of the jungle... 

Boat ride: 1.45 h 

Visited:
Bogotá Leticia
Accommodation
Night at Calanoa Lodge (Leticia)

Day 5: The Tikuna Indigenous Community

And natural prescriptions...

• Depart after breakfast with your guide to visit the Tikuna Indigenous Community. 

• Experience their culture: depending on season you can visit more communities. 

• Take a light hike with an expert, who will teach you about the medicinal and edible plants!

• Return from the hike by canoe down the Matamata Gorge!

Canoe not available during summer months

Visited:
Leticia
Accommodation
Night at Calanoa Lodge (Leticia)

Day 6: Pink Dophins or Forest Hike and Canoe

What will it be?

• Today, you have two options to choose between.

• Head to the Island of Mocagu: discover its unique flora, and look for the pink dolphin! 

Or go by boat to Vista Alegre for a forest hike, or if it is rain season, a canoe ride!

• Both options offer incredible experiences and scenery: which one do you prefer?

Visited:
Leticia
Accommodation
Night at Calanoa Lodge (Leticia)

Day 7: Bird Watching and Bogotá

See the colorful birds of the Amazon!

• Enjoy some bird watching in the morning, before flying back to Bogotá.

• Depending on departure time, you can meet a shaman, a traditional healer!

• He will teach you about the science of medicinal plants!

Visited:
Bogotá Leticia
Accommodation
Night at the La Opera (Bogotá)

Day 8: Last Day in Bogota

Where are you off to next?

• Transfer to the Cartagena airport in time for your flight.

• I you wish, you can extend your trip and stay with us a while longer!

• If not, then we wish you a safe trip on your continuing journey! 

Visited:
Bogotá

Bogotá La Candelaria Paloquemao Leticia

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. $1,390 / 8 days
Excluding international flights
2 pax 4 pax Single Supplement
Price per person in double room during low season (Frebruary, March, April [except holy week], May, June, September, October, November) $1,380 $1,170 $360
Price per person in double room during high season (January, July, August, December) $1,460 $1,130 $360

Included in price:

  • Customization of the Itinerary with the Local Agency in Colombia
  • Transportation to the places indicated on the program
  • Accommodation as indicated
  • 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 Except on Arrival Day
  • Lunch: Days 5-6
  • Dinner:  Days 4-6

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)

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