Colombia Journey

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: SMENG

From: £1614.15

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 MedellÍn — 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.

Day 1 BogotÁ

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2 BogotÁ/Armenia (1B, 1L, 1D)

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 (1B, 1L, 1D)

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 Armenia/MedellÍn (1B)

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

Day 5 MedellÍn (1B)

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 city’s 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 MedellÍn (1B)

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

Day 7 MedellÍn/Cartagena (1B)

Fly to tropical Cartagena. Enjoy a walking tour through the old part of Cartagena visiting key sites throughout the historical centre of the city.

Day 8 Cartagena (1B, 1D)

Experience the Caribbean charm and beauty of the city. Get free time for optional€tivities 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, then 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 9 Cartagena (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
05/01/2019 13/01/2019 8 £1899.00
19/01/2019 27/01/2019 0 £1899.00
02/02/2019 10/02/2019 7 £1899.00
16/02/2019 24/02/2019 15 £1614.15
02/03/2019 10/03/2019 14 £1614.15
23/03/2019 31/03/2019 16 £1899.00
06/04/2019 14/04/2019 16 £1899.00
11/05/2019 19/05/2019 16 £1899.00
25/05/2019 02/06/2019 16 £1899.00
08/06/2019 16/06/2019 16 £1979.00
06/07/2019 14/07/2019 16 £1979.00
24/08/2019 01/09/2019 16 £1979.00
21/09/2019 29/09/2019 16 £1979.00
12/10/2019 20/10/2019 14 £1899.00
16/11/2019 24/11/2019 16 £1899.00
21/12/2019 29/12/2019 16 £1979.00
28/12/2019 05/01/2020 16 £1979.00
04/01/2020 12/01/2020 16 £1899.00
18/01/2020 26/01/2020 16 £1899.00
25/01/2020 02/02/2020 16 £1899.00
08/02/2020 16/02/2020 16 £1899.00
15/02/2020 23/02/2020 16 £1899.00
22/02/2020 01/03/2020 16 £1899.00
07/03/2020 15/03/2020 16 £1899.00
21/03/2020 29/03/2020 16 £1899.00
28/03/2020 05/04/2020 16 £1899.00
11/04/2020 19/04/2020 16 £1899.00
25/04/2020 03/05/2020 16 £1899.00
09/05/2020 17/05/2020 16 £1899.00
23/05/2020 31/05/2020 16 £1899.00
06/06/2020 14/06/2020 16 £1979.00
20/06/2020 28/06/2020 16 £1979.00
04/07/2020 12/07/2020 16 £1979.00
18/07/2020 26/07/2020 16 £1979.00
15/08/2020 23/08/2020 16 £1979.00
05/09/2020 13/09/2020 16 £1979.00
19/09/2020 27/09/2020 16 £1979.00
10/10/2020 18/10/2020 16 £1899.00
24/10/2020 01/11/2020 16 £1899.00
21/11/2020 29/11/2020 16 £1899.00
12/12/2020 20/12/2020 16 £1979.00
19/12/2020 27/12/2020 16 £1979.00
26/12/2020 03/01/2021 16 £1979.00

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