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  • Immerse yourself in the colourful and unique world of Colombia, a complete trip full of visits and special discoveries.
  • Stay in hotels carefully selected for your convenience.
  • Discover the secrets of one of the best coffees in the world in this group circuit and with an English-speaking guide, with an optional beach extension on Barú Island!

Your Destination

The land of the El Dorado is undoubtedly a beautiful synthesis of South America: beautiful landscapes of the Andes, colonial cities rich in history, remarkable memories of pre-Columbian cultures, the picturesque coffee region and a friendly and proud population of its ancestral traditions.

We take you on a tour to the end of the world in a country often ignored by tourists, Colombia. The fourth Latin American country, this original destination will allow you to combine discovery and relaxation.

Take in the colourful alleys of Bogota, its houses with colonial architecture and coffee plantations through the Spanish stronghold of Cartagena.

Our Offer

7 nights 
2 nights in 
Bogota 
2 nights in Salento and in the coffee production area
3 nights in Cartagena

14 nights
 
2 nights in 
Bogota 
2 nights in Salento and in the coffee production area
3 nights in Cartagena 
7 nights extension on the Island of Barú

7-Night Itinerary

Day 1: Bogotá
Arrival at the airport and transfer to the selected hotel. Accommodation at the hotel. 

Day 2: Bogotá
After breakfast at the hotel, your tour of the capital will start in the morning. Take a cable car to Cerro Monserrate, located 3,150 meters above sea level, upon arrival you will discover the Basilica of Santa Maria della Croce di Monserrate, built in 1650. You will also visit the historic district of Candelaria and Piazza Bolivar, where the National Capitol, the Palace of Justice, the municipality of Bogotá, the Primada Cathedral, the Chapel of the Sagrario and the Palace of the Archbishop's Palace are located. You will admire the neoclassical façade of the Teatro Colon and the splendid church of Santa Clara (the visit will last 2 hours). 

After lunch you will reach the gold museum, the main attraction of your visit. The museum houses the largest collection of gold coins from the Amerindian era. You will visit the Botero Foundation, donated by the great Colombian painter, which contains, in addition to the works of Botero, 85 paintings of the greatest impressionist masters. You will also admire the religious reliquaries of Casa Moneda as the 15th-century monstrance weighing 5 kilos of gold and rich in precious stones (the visit will last 2 hours). Overnight at hotel.

Optional tour:  Recommended visit to the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá
Day 3: Bogota - Pereira (breakfast)
After breakfast in the hotel gardens you will take private transport to Bogota airport. There you will take the flight to Pereira (one hour flight). Once you arrive at Pereira airport, you will leave for the Colombian coffee production area, where your hotel is located. The journey takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. Check in at the hotel. Salento is the Mecca of ecotourism in Colombia. The climate is pleasant and it's always like spring. Founded centuries ago by peasant settlers from Medellin, Salento is a beautiful municipality in Colombia, characterised by buildings with traditional "paisa" architecturepainted wood facades and corridors with elegant colonnades. Afternoon free. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Salento - Cocora Valley - Filandia - Salento (breakfast)
After breakfast at the hotel, at the entrance to the Cocora valley, you will board a traditional "Willis" jeep and embark on an easy 3-hour hike. You will find yourself in a hilly environment where "wax palms" are built, the Colombian national emblem, reaching up to 60 meters high. Free lunch and in the afternoon you will visit the production of coffee in a finca. The local guide will introduce you to the art of best coffee of the world, from harvesting to bottling to roasting and all the necessary steps in the process. The walk is also an opportunity to discover a rich and luxuriant ecosystem, where good crops grow. At the end of the trek you can taste the coffee produced on site. Overnight stay in a finca.
Day 5: Salento - Pereira - Cartagena (breakfast)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will reach Pereira Airport by private transfer, where you will take the flight to Cartagena. Once you arrive at Cartagena airport, you will be accompanied by a private transport to your hotel, where you will check in. Cartagena, a colonial jewel of the Colombian Caribbean coast, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. The buildings, in fact, recall the splendor of the colonial era, with their superb carved wooden balconies and wooden doors that open onto sumptuous patios. Free afternoon and overnight stay at the hotel.

Days 6 and 7: Cartagena (breakfast)
After breakfast at the hotel you will spend free days to visit the city. We recommend the optional excursion : Visit of Cartagena (historic center, Convento de la Popa and San Felipe) accompanied by an English speaking guide. Overnight at the hotel. 
Day 8: Cartagena - Bogota (breakfast)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will have the day off to enjoy your last moments in the pearl of the Caribbean. Lunch and dinner free to do as you please. A private transfer will take you to Cartagena airport, where you will take the flight back home. The transfer will last 20 minutes.

14-Night Itinerary

Same as the itinerary for 7 nights until day 8.

Day 8: Cartagena - Barú Island (breakfast)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave Cartagena and reach the island of Barú by private transport. The day will be spent relaxing in the hotel or on the beach. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Days from 9 to 14: Barú Island (breakfast)
Breakfast in the hotel and free days to relax or carry out activities offered by the hotel: kayak, snorkeling, table tennis. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 15: Barú Island - Cartagena (breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel and free morning. You will then be accompanied by a private transfer to Cartagena airport, where you will take the flight back home with a stopover in Bogota. The transfer will last one hour.

Your Tour Hotels

Our members will stay at the following hotels in a Standard Room with meals included as per itinerary.

Bogota: Hotel Casa Deco or similar
Salento: Hotel Salento Real or similar 
Cartagena: Hotel Casa India Catalina or similar 
Barú Island: Aura Baru Hotel or similar

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Your Optional Excursions

VISIT CARTAGENA

Your Optional Excursions
Morning dedicated to the visit of Cartagena, one of the most beautiful cities of Latin America, and its most emblematic districts. Our tour begins with our transfer from the city center to the convent of La Popa, from where we will have a beautiful view of the whole city. From there, we will head to the largest fortress built by the Spanish in South America, the Fort of San Felipe de Barajas. We will visit the fortress entirely with some of its tunnels, as well as the statue of Don Blas de Lezo. 
Free lunch After that, we take a transfer to the city center and visit the most important monuments such as Torre del Reloj, official entrance of the fortified city. Behind it, we can see the statue of Don Pedro de Heredia, the conquistador and founder of Cartagena (1533). The guide will explain in more detail the history of the founding of Cartagena through stories filled with legends and piracy.

Your Journey

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Transfers are included as per itinerary.

Weather

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Nov
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Dec
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Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here.

 

Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 


Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter Colombia. For non-British citizens, you should check the latest entry requirements with the Colombian Consulate General in London before you travel.


Health
 

For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries

UK health authorities have classified Colombia as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Dengue fever, malaria and yellow fever are present throughout the country, although the coastal and southern states with lower altitudes are the most affected, especially during or shortly after the rainy season between April and November. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

Cases of Chikungunya virus have been confirmed in Colombia. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

Tap water is safe to drink only in Bogota. You should drink only bottled water and avoid ice in drinks.

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included

  • Tour of 7 or 14 nights in selected hotels as scheduled
  • Accommodation in Standard room and breakfast treatment
  • Private transfers by air-conditioned vehicle during the tour
  • 24-hour on-site assistance
  • Internal flights Bogota - Pereira, Pereira - Bogota / Bogota - Cartagena and Cartagena - Bogota

Not Included

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals.
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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