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.

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milo miloezger/unsplash

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.

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christian holzinger/unsplash

Day 7: Exploring Cartagena with activities of your choice (suggestions on us)

We suggest:

  • Mercado Bazurto market tour + cooking experience with local chef

  • City tour and/or walking city tour

  • Rum-tasting 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.

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roger burkhard/unsplash

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.

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cedric frixon/unsplash

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.

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eduardo dorantes/unsplash

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.

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joel duncan/unsplash

Day 9: Farewell and on to your next destination!