Highlights of Colombia: Bogota + Coffee Country+ Cartagena (9 days from $4,669 USD per couple)
*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. 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, architecture, customs, and traditions - and discover what it has to offer in each of its extra
This trip is 100% customizable. Upgrades and a wide variety of activities readily available. 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
Includes in-country flight/s
Day 1: Welcome to the capital!
Arrive to Bogota, transfer to your modern hotel downtown and get settled. Meet your guide for the next day.
We’ll suggest dining options and other evening activities given arrival times, including a night cap at Monserrate, where it can get nippy at night but the spirits - and vistas - can’t be beat.
Day 4: The Beauty of Coffee Country
Spend a full-day on San Alberto Coffee Farm, or finca, learning about the local tradition and history of coffee farmers in the region, meet experts in the field, and taste, try, and get a sense of authentic living here. The pace of this day is in the spirit of the region.
Day 7: Exploring Cartagena with activities of your choice (suggestions on us)
Bazurto Market tour + cooking experience with local chef
Segway tour of the downtown
La Boquilla mangrove/ecological tour
Day 2: Exploring Bogota
Get an early start on this full day visiting the oldest part of the city, La Candelaria, full of colorful architecture and street art. Learn about Bogotá’s colonial past and visit Plaza Bolivar.
*Note: If you’re more active, we can arrange food, graffiti, or bike tours. Let us know your speed and if you’d like to find a way to combine both traditional and modern explorations of the city.
Day 5: Valle de Cocora
Head in private vehicle to nearby Salento, one of coffee country’s most famous destinations. Poke around the town’s periphery or take a hike to waterfalls, explore hummingbird sanctuaries, or peruse local artisan good. Don’t forget to look up! Here. 200-foot palm trees are king.
Day 8: Caribbean Dreamin’
Explore Islas Rosarios and other private islands during a day trip on shared boat excursion to one of the country’s most well-known cristaline waters.
*Snorkeling is possible if you’re interested! Upgrade to private boat also available.
Day 3: Coffee Country
We’ll get you to the airport to catch a flight to Armenia and from there to Bio Habitat Hotel. An upgrade to Hacienda Bambusa is available.
Get settled before heading out to bask in the tranquility and quiet beauty of coffee country. Enjoy local cuisine and an afternoon jaunt that leaves from your hotel.
Day 6: Transfer to Cartagena, The Crown Jewel of the Caribbean.
Head to Cartagena this morning and get settled at the Hotel Bastion. Enjoy an afternoon walking tour of the historic downtown upon arrival and a welcome cocktail at sunset. We’ll suggest night time activities to make the most of your first night.
Day 9: Farewell and on to your next destination!
Note: Hotels and tours, transportation and other services are subject to low and high season prices. High season in Cartagena is between October and April. Hotels will charge a tax not included in our initial quote.