Caribbean and much more: 14 days tour in Colombia

Caribbean and much more: 14 days tour in Colombia

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Flexible 14 days tour in Colombia – Bogotá / Coffee zone / Medellín / Cartagena / Isla Múcura / Tayrona National Park within 14 days! With us, it is possible!

Caribbean and much more: 14 days tour in Colombia

 

A complete itinerary to enjoy the diverse Colombian landscapes

 

This travel plan is designed for all those travelers who are looking for greater autonomy and flexibility compared to a completely organized trip.
Would you like to discover a new country, traveling with freedom, choosing a cheaper travel option, and at the same time, having someone on spot who can offer you assistance and useful advice?
With us, THIS IS POSSIBLE!

 

The travel experiences we design are tailor-made and created step by step with the traveler. The tour can be easily customized to your needs and wishes, so it can be 9, 11, 14, 16, 19 or as many days as you want.

 

We offer you: the entire structure of the trip that includes accommodation in 4 stars hotels (depending on your budget) with breakfast included and all transfers (local flights and private land transportation) and some amazing activities.

 

During the rest of your journey you will be free to organize your days (excursions, guided tours, museums). At the time of booking, we will give you our suggestions about how to design your trip. We will be happy to assist you in our Bogotá’s office if you need our help once you are in Colombia.

 

This tour can be booked for any dates you want to travel. Since Colombia is on the Equator, it has no seasons. This makes it a perfect destination to visit all year long.

 

DAY 1

Arrival to Bogotá, welcome to Colombia!

DAY 2

Discover Bogotá, “2600 meters / 8500 feet closer to the stars”

DAY 3

Fly to Pereira then private transfer to Salento. Fall in love with the incomparable aroma of the Colombian coffee region (Eje Cafetero)

DAY 4

Hike in the spectacular Cocora Valley

DAY 5

Fly to Medellín, the city of the “eternal spring”

DÍA 6

Visit picturesque Guatapé and El Penol Rock from Medellín

DAY 7

Fly to Cartagena, feel its irresistible colonial charm

DAY 8

Boat trip from Cartagena to Isla Múcura

DAY 9

Isla Múcura, enjoy a true Caribbean paradise island

DAY 10

Isla Múcura, enjoy a true Caribbean paradise island

DAY 11

Isla Múcura then return to Cartagena

DAY 12

Private transfer to Los Naranjos, next to Tayrona National Natural Park. Relax and experience the local Caribbean vibe

DAY 13

Enjoy a memorable hike among the unique landscapes of Tayrona, where the jungle meets the sea

DÍA 14

Return to Bogotá, Adiós Colombia

 

INFO:

Tayrona will be closed in the below dates in 2023:
1 – 15 of February 2023
1 – 15 of June 2023
19 of October – 02 of November 2023

 

PRICE FROM:

1980 USD/person  – in case of 2 people

1850 USD/person  – in case of  3 people

1750 USD/person  – in case of 4 people or more

 

Are you traveling along? Contact us!

Prices can be different due to the Colombian high season.

 

THE PRICE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation in Bogotá for 2 nights (4 stars hotel with breakfast)
  • Accommodation in Salento for 2 nights (great accommodation in the center)
  • Accommodation in Medellín for 2 nights (4 stars hotel with breakfast)
  • Accommodation in Cartagena for 2 nights (4 stars hotel in the Historical city center / Getsemaní)
  • Accommodation in Isla Múcura for 3 nights (bungalow/room near the beach – meals included)
  • Accommodation near Tayrona National Natural Park for 2 nights (room in a beautiful accommodation next to the beach)
  • Breakfast every day
  • 3 lunches and 3 dinners in Isla Múcura, full board package
  • 4 local flights with 20kg checked baggage included (Bogotá – Pereira, Pereira – Medellín, Medellín – Cartagena, Santa Marta – Bogotá)
  • Private transfers from / to the airports
  • Private transfer Cartagena – Los Naranjos (approx 4.5 hours)
  • Private transfers in Salento (Cocora Valley), in Medellín (Guatapé / El Penol) and to/from PNN Tayrona
  • Semi-private transfer by speed boat Cartagena – Isla Múcura (roundtrip)
  • Tickets: Gold Museum, Monserrate (Bogotá), Metrocable (Medellín), El Peñol (Guatapé), San Felipe castle (Cartagena), La Popa Convent (Cartagena)
  • Private guided tours: Bogotá city tour, Medellín city tour with the Comuna 13, Cartagena city tour
  • Guided small group tour: Coffee farm tour around Salento
  • Assistance during your trip – you will never be alone – Colombian SIM card with Internet data

 

Flexible itinerary! We have many tips to make your tour more tailor made, do not hesitate to ask us! 

  • Departure
    Bogotá, Colombia
  • Included
    Breakfast
    Domestic flight tickets
    Entry fees - Tickets
    Private transfer
    Transfer from your accommodation
    Walking tour
  • Not Included
    Gratuity
    Lunch
    Personal Guide
    Water
1
DAY 1 - Bogotá
Arrival to Bogotá in the afternoon / in the evening. Private transfer to your accommodation, located in one of Bogotá's best neighborhoods. Overnight in Bogotá
2
DAY 2 - Bogotá
Today discover the city with your private tour guide starting from Monserrate, one of the highest peaks towering Bogotá (3,150 meters / 10,340 feet above the sea level). Visit the church dedicated to the Virgin of Montserrat and enjoy an amazing view over Bogotá. Then we take you on a pleasant walking tour to the famous Bolívar Square, sightseeing  all the most important sites in the historical city center (La Candelaria).  Later visit the unmissable Gold Museum (ticket included), one of the most important museums in the American continent exhibiting the largest pre-Hispanic goldsmith collection in the world.  The city tour ends in the Concordia market, a lovely place to try some local street food and coffee, before returning to your hotel. Overnight in Bogotá (breakfast included)
3
DAY 3 - Salento
In the morning, private transfer to the airport in time to catch your direct flight to Pereira in the "Eje Cafetero" region, the famous Colombian coffee-growing area.  From Pereira’s airport, head directly with private transport (approx 55 minutes) to Salento - one of the gems of the region.  In the afternoon, authentic coffee farm tour: during the tour you can collect coffee beans, then grind them and - at the end - taste different coffees. Overnight in Salento (breakfast included)
4
DAY 4 - Salento, Cocora
After a rich breakfast, private transfer to the Cocora Valley - hike or a horseback ride in the incredible Cocora Valley, famous for its majestic landscapes and its iconic wax palms (80-90 meters / 260-300 feet tall). Optional (extra cost): horseback ride in the Cocora Valley    Return to Salento with your private driver. Free time in the afternoon to relax and to visit this lovely town, exploring its rich and colorful streets. Overnight in Salento (breakfast included)
5
DAY 5 - Medellín
Early in the morning, private transfer to Pereira airport and direct flight to Medellín, the city of eternal spring. Pick up at the airport then private guided city tour.The tour begins visiting Botero Square, where the famous sculptures by the great Colombian artist Fernando Botero are located. Then transfer to "Pueblito Paisa" – a replica of a typical Colombian town of this region - which is located on one of the city's hills. Afterwards, among the various stops, time to take one of the city cable cars connecting the city districts on the hills to better understand Medellín’s positive transformation in the past years. Then you will enjoy a very interesting walking tour of the famous Comuna 13. This neighborhood has become in recent years one of the most popular areas of the city. A great example of a successful transformation of a previoulsy dangerous place into an area full of life, colors and many social projects. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon. At  night don't miss the opportunity to try one of the many bars, restaurants or clubs located in El Poblado district. Overnight in Medellín (breakfast included)  
6
Day 6 - Medellín, Guatapé - El Peñol
After breakfast, a 2 hours drive to Peñol / Guatapé:
  • Admire the majestic rock El Peñol, a 200m / 650 ft high monolith located next to the Peñol-Guatapé Dam. It is possible to climb the rock (649 stairs) to enjoy 360° breathtaking views over the former valley and its surroundings. The valley was flooded in 1970 to form a hydroelectric dam and the result is a half natural, half man-made site that has the appearance of islets in a lake with a 500km shoreline.
  • Visit Guatapé, one of the most picturesque and colorful towns in Colombia (right next to El Peñol, on the banks of the Guatapé reservoir). Do not miss the opportunity to admire the handmade zocalos (decorative panels) that adorn the base of practically every building in the city. Each zocalo is unique and depicts the profession of the home or business owner.
  IMPORTANT: If you don't like climbing stairs you can spend extra time in Guatapé, enjoying an optional 1-hour sightseeing boat ride around the lake (not included).   Return to Medellín in the late afternoon.   Overnight in Medellín (breakfast included)
7
DAY 7 - Cartagena
After breakfast, private transfer to the airport in time to catch your direct flight to Cartagena. Arrival around noon and private transfer to your hotel, beautifully located in the Old Town.  In the afternoon, private guided city tour in the historical part of Cartagena: you will have a pleasant walk through the squares and alleys of this part of the city, included by UNESCO on the list of World Heritage sites. The old walled city of Cartagena - a true gem - was funded in the 16th century by the Spanish as a key port in early colonial Spanish America. From here,  boats full of treasures sailed to the New World while boats full of african slaves arrived. Admire its colorful colonial palaces and churches, explore its defensive forts and enjoy its warm Caribbean atmosphere. Have a refreshing cocktail at sunset in a cool bar located on top of the old wall facing the sea. Your 2 last stops will be the San Felipe castle and Popa Monastery. Overnight in Cartagena (breakfast included)  
8
DAY 8 - Isla Múcura
Today store your luggage at the hotel and simply bring with you what you may need during the next 3 days relaxing in Isla Múcura, a small true Caribbean paradise Transfer by speed boat from Cartagena to Isla Múcura (approx. 1h50mins), one of the most beautiful islands in the San Bernardo archipelago. You can enjoy the accommodation's private beach and the crystal clear Caribbean sea for the rest of the day. Overnight in Isla Múcura (breakfast, lunch, dinner included)
9
DAY 9 - Isla Múcura
Today just live one more relaxing day on the beach or discover Isla Múcura by foot or by booking a boat tour (optional, not included). Overnight in Isla Múcura (breakfast, lunch, dinner included)
10
Day 10 - Isla Múcura
One more relaxing day on the beach. Overnight in Isla Múcura (breakfast, lunch, dinner included)
11
Day 11- Isla Múcura, Cartagena
Last few hours in Isla Múcura in the morning and - after lunch - transfer by speed boat back to Cartagena. One more afternoon and night in Cartagena to enjoy the magic of its old town when the sun goes down and to have a great dinner in one of its delicious restaurants. Overnight in Cartagena (breakfast included)
12
Day 12 - Los Naranjos
Private transfer with a professional driver directly from your hotel in Cartagena to the next hotel located near the Tayrona National Natural Park (approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes, hotel with restaurant). In the afternoon, free time to relax on one of the beaches near the hotel, in the jungle facing the Caribbean Sea. Overnight near Tayrona National Natural Park - Los Naranjos (breakfast included)
13
Day 13 - PNN Tayrona, Los Naranjos
After a rich breakfast, private transfer to the entrance of Tayrona National Park. Enjoy an approximately 5 hours hike among unforgettable landscapes (medium difficulty). Relax on the beach of Cabo San Juan before starting in the early afternoon your walk back to the entrance of the Park. Private transfer back to your accommodation to enjoy a beautiful sunset and some well-deserved rest. Overnight near Tayrona National Natural Park - Los Naranjos (breakfast included)  
14
Return to Bogotá
In the morning private transfer to Santa Marta airport and direct flight to Bogotá. Depending on your international flight scheduled departure, possible extra time to enjoy Bogotá by yourself. In this case we can help you with some good tips to make the most of your last hours in the city.  

Pricing Basis

Tour prices do not include costs of travel from guests’ homes to the tour origination points and back. This exclusion typically consists of international air travel to and from the tour origination and termination airports. Tour prices are per adult person, based on double occupancy. Single room supplements are quoted on request. Tour prices include the meals, accommodation, transportation, sightseeing, and personal services features listed in the Tour Description. Travel insurance, other meals, snacks, extra beverages, laundry, long distance telephone calls, personal purchases, and gratuities are not included in the tour

Payment Policy

Deposit: participants are requested to pre-pay deposit, that is 30 % of all ordered services. You may pay the deposit via bank transfer or credit/debit card upon booking against our confirmation and pro-forma invoice, which will be sent to you on the day of booking or on the following working day. The reservation is pending until the deposit is received. Final Balance: final balance is due 45 days prior to the beginning of tours.

Tour Departure

The guest is responsible for arriving at the point of departure, with all required documentation, at the time set forth in the tour documents. The tour operator will have no obligation to refund any amount paid by the guest in the event the guest misses the departure of the tour. Guests will be allowed to join the tour late, but must make and pay for their own arrangements to do so.

Travel Documentation

The guest has sole responsibility for determining his or her immigration requirements and obtaining appropriate documentation, including but not limited to passports. Most countries require that the passport be valid for at least six (6) months beyond the conclusion of your trip. Due to tighter international travel regulations, the processes for issuing passports in the United States, Canada, and other countries have been backlogged and citizens may experience long delays. If you need a new passport, act early.

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Substitutions

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Cancellation Policy

'Do It Yourself' Tours: Deposit is non-refundable so if notice of cancellation is received more than 45 days prior to tour start, it will be retained. If later, the Cancellation Fee will be: 45 to 31 days prior to tour start: 35 % of total price 30 to 10 days prior to tour start: 50 % of total price 9 to prior to tour start: 100 % of total price The Deposit will be credited against any cancellation charges. The due reimbursement will be wired to your bank account. If your prefer, you may use the retained fee as credit for another tour.

Terms and Conditions Changes

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