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COLOMBIA EXPRESS

june 2 - 10, 2018

$1849 per person, LAND ONLY

THIS IS A COED TRIP

SIGN-UP DEADLINE: march 1, 2018

Where to go if you only have a week to experience a truly unique part of the world? The answer: Colombia. If you think a week isn’t enough to tour the beaches, coffee regions, and metropolitan cities of this reemerging country, think again – we’ve made it possible. Check out the resurgence of culture, art, and food in Bogotá and Medellín, dive deep into the Caribbean vibe in Cartagena, and enjoy the Latin-Caribbean fusion of flavours in local cuisine. All this in only nine days. Start packing now.

 


IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

TRAVEL STYLE: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

SERVICE LEVEL: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

PHYSICAL RATING: 2 - LIGHT

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

TRIP TYPE: private GROUP

Small group experience; Males and female travelers; Minimum: 8 passengers, Maximum: 16 passengers


ITINERARY

 

Day 1 Bogotá

Arrive at any time.

 

Day 2 Bogotá/Villa de Leyva

Visit Paloquemao market before driving to Villa de Leyva for an overnight. Stop en route to visit the Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 3 Villa de Leyva/Armenia

Enjoy a morning in Villa de Leyva before an afternoon flight to Armenia, in Colombia's coffee region. Spend two nights outside Armenia in a traditional hacienda.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 4 Armenia

Enjoy a tour of a coffee farm in the Calarcá area to learn more about the coffee culture here.

Exclusive Inclusions: Hands-On Coffee Farm Tour

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

 

Day 5 Armenia/Salento

Take a morning hike through the Cocora Valley before an afternoon arrival to Salento town. Continue the full coffee experience in the region of Quindío.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 6 Salento/Medellín

Drive through beautiful landscapes to Medellín. Opt to explore the city in the evening.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 7 Medellín

Enjoy a neighbourhood tour of the city and learn the fascinating recent history of the city's ongoing transformation. Spend the rest of the day with free time to explore this vibrant city.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 8 Medellín/Cartagena

Hop on a morning flight to Cartagena and arrive in time to spend the afternoon exploring the old walled city. Opt for dinner and a night out in this lively town.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 9 Cartagena

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast


WHAT'S INCLUDED

Accommodations

Hotels (6 nts), hacienda (2 nts)

Meals

8 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Allow USD240-315 for meals not included.

Transportation

Plane, private van, public bus, 4x4, walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

  • Hands-On: Coffee Farm Tour, Calarcá
  • Zipaquira Salt Cathedral (Villa de Leyva)
  • Hacienda stay
  • Valle de Cocora hike
  • Medellín city tour
  • Cartagena orientation walk
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities