Colonial Colombia Itinerary
Days 1-2 Cartagena
Wander around Cartagena's walled Old Town, peeking inside its candy-coloured buildings and spying the shady courtyards hidden within. Get a bird's-eye view from the top of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, or perhaps experience the therapeutic effects of a mud bath on a visit to a bubbling volcano. The nearby group of tiny coral islands and the stunning expanse of Playa Blanca (White Beach) reveal the hidden beauty of Colombia's Caribbean coast.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2
Days 3-4 Guachaca region
Travel along the Caribbean coast to the scenic Guachaca region. Choose from a wide range of adventure activities on offer or just kick back and take in the gorgeous ocean views from the hostel veranda.
ACCOM: Hostel - 4
Day 5 Tayrona National Park
Sample a slice of seaside bliss far removed from the tourist crowds in stunning Tayrona National Park. Hike through the dramatic mountain scenery, verdant rainforest and jagged rocks for a swim at some of Colombia's most glorious beaches.
ACCOM: Hammock - 1
Days 6-7 Villa de Leyva
Settle in among the quaint whitewashed villas and expansive cobblestone plazas of Colombia's best preserved colonial city. Don't miss out on a visit to the traditional farmers' market for the chance to snack on some local delicacies.
ACCOM: Hostel - 1, Hotel - 1
Days 8-9 Bogota
Resting among emerald, mist-shrouded mountains, the cosmopolitan streets of Bogota are sure to delight. Take a walk through the colourful laneways of the city's historic heart, La Candelaria. Boasting a wealth of cosy cafes and colonial churches, this is a neighbourhood full of surprises. For breathtaking views of this sprawling capital, head to the top of Montserrat where scenic mountain-top cafes offer an escape from the chilly Andean air.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1
Colonial Colombia Reviews
Our Colonial Colombia trips score an average of 4.25 out of 5 based on 4 reviews in the last year.
Colonial Colombia, March 2014
My first intrepid tour was an enjoyable experience. I was fortunate enough to have a fantastic group lead by brilliant tour leader. Furthermore
Review submitted 12 May 2014
Colonial Colombia, February 2014
good cross section of Colombia
Review submitted 28 Mar 2014
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