THE COLOMBIA HIGHLIGHTS TRIP INCLUDES
Shared rooms (2pp) in 3/4 stars hotels
Hammock in Tayrona Park
Transfers Airport > Hotel & Hotel > Airport
One internal flight
Private transportation during all of the trip
Bike tour in Bogota
Transfer to party at Andres Carne de Res (which is outside of the city)
Cocora Valley Hike
Coffee tour in Salento
City tour in Medellin
Tour to Guatape, entrance to Peñon stone
Entrance to Tayrona Park
Entrance to Totumo Volcano
City tour in Cartagena
Awesome local guide!
THE COLOMBIA HIGHLIGHTS TRIP DOES NOT INCLUDE
Insurance (Mandatory to join this trip)
Lunches, dinners and drinks that aren’t specified
Day 1. Bogota: This awesome trip through Colombian highlights starts in Bogota, a transfer will pick you up at the airport and take you to the hotel where you will meet the rest of the group. This night we will have a typical Colombian dish, hot chocolate with cheese, yes, we eat that in Colombia and is super yummy!!
Day 2. Bogota: Saturday is the best day to be in Bogota! It starts with a bike tour to check out the amazing street art/graffiti that the city has which is definitely one of Colombia’s Highlights. After a typical Colombian lunch, a transfer picks us up and takes us to “Bogota Beer Company” in a modern top neighbourhood, perfect to warm up the night, after a few drinks we go back to the hotel to get ready for the best party club / restaurant you have ever seen called Andres Carne de Res where you will start to learn salsa dancing!
Day 3. Salento: After breakfast, and a bit hungover, a 6 hours transfer takes us to Salento, a coffee town with beautiful landscapes. We stop on the way for lunch and on arrival we check out the town and go for dinner.
Day 4. Salento: Today is a special day as after a four hour hike we will arrive to the very famous Cocora Valley, which holds the tallest palm trees in the world a must see Colombia’s Highlight!
Day 5. Medellin: Before taking our five hour private van to Medellin, we go on a coffee tour to learn all about this daily beverage that not only is delicious, but also so important for the Colombian economy. On arrival in Medellin, we check out the most famous neighbourhoods of the city full of restaurants and bars.
Day 6. Medellin: Today we go on a city tour where we will learn about how this city used to be listed as one of the most dangerous places in the world! Nowadays it is the most inspiring city in Colombia, where people from all over the world are coming to stay! We will also take the local metro and cable car to a favela/slum, ones ruled by drug cartels!
Day 7. Medellin: Today we go to Guatape, no other town is as colourful as this one! On the way there we stop at the Peñon stone where after 720 steps we arrive at the amazing view point of the hand made dam, one of the best Colombia’s Highlights!
Days 8. Santa Marta: After breakfast we head to the airport to take a flight to Santa Marta and prepare for the beach trek! Friday again!! More salsa dancing ;p
Days 9. Tayrona Park: Today is a super cool day as after a two hour hike we arrive at the crystalline waters of the National Park Tayrona! Here we will sleep in hammocks
Day 10: Tayrona Park: Another day to enjoy this beautiful beach landscape, rest, get some sun or walk along the park to discover the other beaches and why not get topless at the nudist beach!
Day 11. Santa Marta: After breakfast we walk back to the start of the trek where our private transfer will pick us up and take us back to Santa Marta.
Day 12. Cartagena: Today we take a transfer to Cartagena, the most beautiful city in Colombia considered by UNESCO as a world heritage site. On the way we make a stop at the Totumo Volcano, a mud volcano where we get covered in mud while receiving a massage by the local men and then get washed by the local women in a lake!! Such a cool experience!
Day 13. Playa Blanca: Today we go to Playa Blanca, a beautiful beach with crystalline waters and white sand. We spend the night by the sea!
Day 14. Cartagena: After a swim we return to Cartagena to spend the last night in this charming city!
Day 15. End of the Colombia Highlights trip. Departure day.
- Party in Bogota
- Hike to the Cocora Valley
- Guatape tour
- Tayrona Park
- Playa Blanca
- Party in Cartagena
- Stop at the mud volcano
Fitness level: Moderate
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