Cafe Colombia Overview

Get to know Colombia on a coffee-scented adventure that will take you through the country's picturesque highlands.

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      CAD $1,895
      EUR €1,285
      GBP £1,035
      ZAR R18,670
      CHF FR1,555
      USD $1,755
      AUD $1,865
      NZD $2,075
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Experience the beauty and vibrancy of enigmatic Colombia

Head into the serene highlands of Colombia's famed coffee region and discover the sweeter, softer side of this much misunderstood country. Learn how to roast the perfect blend during a stay on a working coffee plantation, be beguiled by the laidback pace of charming Salento and spend some time becoming acquainted with the sophisticated air and raucous nightlife of Medellin – once the world's most dangerous city. Then trade the country's lush interior for its coastal spoils and wind the adventure up with a spell in oh-so-romantic Cartagena – the perfect end to this exceptional Colombian adventure.

  • Become versed in Colombia's rich history in Bogota's museums and galleries
  • Learn about the coffee-making process on a plantation tour
  • Watch the world drift by in sleepy Salento
  • Delve into Medellin's steaming nightlife
  • Explore the picturesque laneways of Cartagena

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Bogota, Colombia
  • Finish:

    Cartagena, Colombia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hacienda (2 nts), Hotel (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Plane
  • Included activities:

    2 Day Coffee Estancia Stay, Leader-led walking tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    361kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip except on the following: Days 3-4 Coffee Estancia. Brochure change: the 2015 Intrepid South America brochure incorrectly lists the number of included meals. The correct meal count is displayed on this page.

  • Total price from

    CAD $1,895
    EUR €1,285
    GBP £1,035
    ZAR R18,670
    CHF FR1,555
    USD $1,755
    AUD $1,865
    NZD $2,075
    *
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  • Per day from:

    CAD $236
    EUR €160
    GBP £129
    ZAR R2,333
    CHF FR194
    USD $219
    AUD $233
    NZD $259
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Day 1 Bogota

One of the biggest cities in the world at altitude (2,640 m), Bogota's cosmopolitan streets are full of cosy cafes, fascinating museums and old churches.

Day 2 Salento

Wander away the hours along the narrow streets and colourful stalls of sleepy Salento. Make sure to try the various trout dishes for which the town is famous.

Days 3-4 Coffee Estancia

Venture into Colombia's picturesque coffee-growing heartlands for a stay on a traditional coffee plantation. Learn the inside story of the industry that's long buoyed the country's economy and sample firsthand what all the fuss is about.

Days 5-6 Medellin

Blessed with a perfect climate and a wealth of culture, Medellin has turned itself around to become one of the most exciting cities in South America.

Days 7-8 Cartagena

Legendary both for its history and beauty, the colonial architecture and huge city walls of Cartagena's picturesque old town perch alongside the sparkling Caribbean.
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    • Total price tool tip
      CAD $1,895
      EUR €1,285
      GBP £1,035
      ZAR R18,670
      CHF FR1,555
      USD $1,755
      AUD $1,865
      NZD $2,075
      *
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