Colonial Colombia Overview

Travel to Colombia and visit Bogota, touring the delights of Santa Marta, Tayrona National Park and Cartagena.

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      USD $1,560
      CAD $1,690
      AUD $1,655
      EUR €1,140
      GBP £925
      NZD $1,845
      ZAR R16,560
      CHF FR1,380
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  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Experience South America's best kept secret on this tour of Colombia

Discover South America's best-kept secret on this adventure through the verdant mountains, aromatic coffee plantations and powdery beaches of Colombia. Discover Bogota's colonial heart, laze on palm-fringed stretches of Caribbean shoreline and meet the locals that make Colombia one of the world's friendliest countries. If you're looking for an adventure full of rhythm, music, colour and life, then jump onboard this trip and experience the best that Colombia has to offer.

  • Take a guided walk through Bogota's colonial heart
  • Stroll the quaint cobbled alleyways of Villa de Leyva
  • Wander beneath floral balconies in Cartagena
  • Bliss out beachside in Tayrona National Park

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cartagena, Colombia
  • Finish:

    Bogota, Colombia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Accommodation:

    Hammock (1 nt), Hostel (4 nts), Hotel (2 nts)
  • Transport:

  • Included activities:

    Catedral de Sal entrance fee, Leader-led walking tour, Tayrona National Park

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    404kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip, please refer to your booking agent for further information. On the following nights the single supplement isn't available: Days 3-4: Guachaca region Day 5: Tayrona National Park

  • Total price from

    USD $1,560
    CAD $1,690
    AUD $1,655
    EUR €1,140
    GBP £925
    NZD $1,845
    ZAR R16,560
    CHF FR1,380
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $173
    CAD $187
    AUD $183
    EUR €126
    GBP £102
    NZD $205
    ZAR R1,840
    CHF FR153
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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.

Days 3-4 Guachaca Region

A major tourist destination for beach-loving Colombians, Santa Marta is also the jumping-off point for a range of adventure activities - everything from exploring Caribbean reefs to jungle trekking.

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.

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.

Days 8-9 Bogota

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
      USD $1,560
      CAD $1,690
      AUD $1,655
      EUR €1,140
      GBP £925
      NZD $1,845
      ZAR R16,560
      CHF FR1,380
      *
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