Colombia Journey

Resort: Colombia Journey
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Colombia
Price From: £1899.00

Over View

Discover Colombia, a corner of South America that is once again becoming a must-see destination. On a nine-day adventure, spend two nights at a traditional hacienda on a working coffee farm, ride the famous hillside escalators of Medelln a city that’s evolved tremendously from its notorious past and wander the cobblestoned streets of historic Cartagena. Get to Colombia before the rest of the world catches on.

Itineraries

Day 1
Bogot

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2
BogotArmenia

Catch a flight to Armenia where we immerse ourselves in coffee culture by staying two nights at a traditional hacienda on a working coffee farm. Spend the afternoon with a coffee expert tasting and exploring elements that inspire coffee production including earth, water, fauna, flora, sun, and shade.

Day 3
Armenia

Enjoy a full day excursion to Salento including a hike through the Cocora Valley. Enjoy some free time to visit shops and the village.

Day 4
ArmeniaMedelln

Catch a flight to vibrant Medelln. Enjoy time to explore this historic city upon arrival.

Day 5
Medelln

Visit Comuna 13 a community transformed. Once controlled by the cartels, this neighbourhood is a shining example of Colombia’s progress in overcoming its notorious past. Meet a local guide and begin the journey upwards with a ride on the citys unique public cable cars and escalator system then enjoy a walk discussing Colombia’s history and revitalization. Opt to take a historical tour, visit museums, or go shopping in the afternoon.

Day 6
Medelln

Enjoy a free day to continue exploring Medelln. Opt to visit the nearby town of Guatap, with its colourful houses and impressive monolith. Or, spend time learning about culture and history at one of the many museums.

Day 7
MedellnCartagena

Fly to tropical Cartagena. Enjoy a walking tour through the old part of Cartagena visiting key sites throughout the historical centre of the city. Later, enjoy an evening cooking class of Caribbean and Colombian specialties at Interno Training Restaurant, a social reintegration project that offers an innovative space for reconciliation between female prisoners and civil populations.

Day 8
Cartagena

Experience the Caribbean charm and beauty of the city. Get free time for optional activities such as a visit to Playa Blanca, a boat tour to Islas del Rosario National Park, or to explore nearby beaches. This afternoon we learn the basics of Colombian Salsa, known as Cali style in a private lesson by two local dancers.

Day 9
Cartagena

Depart at any time.

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