Highlights of Colombia: Bogota + Coffee Country+ Cartagena (9 days, from $3,200)
*Note: This trip can be modified to visit Medellin instead of coffee country
What’s a ‘rolo,’ the ‘eje cafetero,’ and a ‘costeno’? After this trip you’ll know more about the capital city, coffee country, and the country’s crown jewel than most. Enjoy the wide array of culture and vistas this experience packs into 9 days.
Leave this experience with a wide breadth of knowledge about Colombia, from its capital city to the Caribbean coast, and the coffee country in between. Learn about the regional dialects, accents, customs, and cultures - and see that Colombian culture is as diverse as its wildlife.
This trip is customizable. Let us know what you’re interested in altering and we can make it happen. We’ll send you any price updates to reflect your personal interests and are happy to answer any questions you have at no extra cost.
Includes first class hotel accommodations that reflect both traditional and modern styles
Includes informative, private tours and excursions with country-licensed, bilingual tour guides
Day 1: Welcome to the capital!
Arrive to Bogota, transfer to hotel and get settled. Meet your guide for the next day. We’re happy to arrange and suggest an itinerary for your evening given arrival times and energy levels.
Day 4: The Beauty of Coffee Country
Spend the day on a coffee farm and finca, learn about the local tradition, meet experts in the coffee field, and taste, try, and experience.
Day 7: Exploring Cartagena with activities of your choice (suggestions on us)
Mercado Bazurto market tour + cooking experience with local chef
City tour and/or walking city tour
La Boquilla mangrove/ecological tour
Day 2: Exploring Bogota
Edit this text: Start in the La Candelaria historic district, the oldest part of the city, to learn about Bogotá’s colonial past and visit the Plaza Bolivar.
*Note: If museums are not your thing, we can arrange food and graffiti tours, bike tours and more. Let us know your speed for exploring big cities like Bogota, or if you’d like to find a way to combine both traditional and modern explorations of the city.
Day 5: Valle de Cocora
Hiking to waterfalls, hummingbird sanctuaries, horseback riding, or bike trips all available to explore this world class valley where 200-foot palm trees are king.
Day 8: Caribbean Dreamin’
Exploring Islas Rosarios - day trip on boat to one of the country’s most well-known cristaline waters for fresh catch on site. Snorkeling is possible if you’re interested.
Day 3: Coffee Country
We’ll get you to the airport to catch a flight to Pereira and from there to Salento, a quaint, picturesque town in the heart of Quindio, coffee country.
Get settled. Enjoy local cuisine and an afternoon jaunt.
Day 6: Transfer to Cartagena, The Crown Jewel of the Caribbean.
Get settled. Afternoon walking tour of the historic downtown. We’ll suggest night time activities and can organize buggy, segway, or bike tours of the downtown area, too.