Description

Colombia is a country transformed and transforming, and in recent years it has reclaimed its high ranking on the “must see” lists of ever so curious travelers. Our journey through this magical country includes a visit to the culturally rich cities of Bogotá and Cartagena, an exploration of pioneering coffee farms, and spectacular Cocora Valley National Park. You will also have an opportunity to meet local people and their communities, learn about their daily lives, and how the history of gold and conflict has shaped their livelihood.

Highlights

  • Rich cultural history of Bogotá, Medellín & Cartagena
  • Geographical diversity of Andes Mountains
  • Spectacular views from Mount Monserrate
  • Gold museum
  • Art gallery of the world-renowned Colombian artist, Fernando Botero
  • Meet local farmers at coffee plantation
  • Cocora Valley and giant palm trees
  • Charming town of Salento
  • Discover the impressive walled city of Cartagena and its colonial charm
  • Tour San Felipe Castle, the largest Spanish fortification in the Americas
  • San Pedro Calver convent
  • Private Salsa dance lesson
  • Visit to the Bazurto Market
  • Private cooking class
  • The simple warmth and hospitality of Colombian people

Day By Day Itinerary

(B) – Breakfast, (L) – Lunch, (D) – Dinner

Hotel and itinerary are subject to change.

Includes

  • ROUND TRIP AIR TRANSPORTATION - Air transportation from Miami and all intra-Colombia flights
  • FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATIONS - Hotel accommodations for 7 nights
  • SUPERB CUISINE - 11 included meals consisting of 7 full breakfasts, 3 lunches and 1 dinner
  • SIGHTSEEING TOUR PROGRAM - Sightseeing, including local guide and all entrance fees as follows: City tour of Bogotá including the Gold Museum, Coffee tour in Armenia, Tour to Cocora Valley and Salento and Cartagena city tour including the San Filipe Fortress
  • CULTURAL DISCOVERY SERIES - Our program encompasses cultural connections, in-depth learning on the local economy and social systems, and interaction with locals such as a Salsa dance class, cooking lesson, shopping in local markets, and meeting coffee plantation workers
  • PROFESSIONAL TOUR DIRECTOR - Assistance of a professional Tour Director for the entire length of the tour upon arrival in Bogotá
  • DELUXE MOTORCOACHES - Touring by private deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach
  • BAGGAGE HANDLING AND TRANSFERS - Baggage handling for one piece of checked luggage outside of the airport

Optional Extension Includes

Excludes

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