Amazing Colombia Tour

A trip to delight your soul and mind with the beauties of well conserve nature, splendid Caribbean beaches, the colonial charm of Cartagena and Villa de Leyva and vitality of Bogota. An absolutely lovely contrast of magnificent landscapes and Colombian culture beat.

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Highlights

Bogota Historical Centre

Cartagena Walled City

San Agustin Archeological Park

Villa de Leyva 

Tayrona Natural Park 

Itinerary

  • Day 1. Welcome in Bogota

    Welcome to the Eldorado Airport. Accommodation at the selected hotel. The activities of this day may vary depending on the arrival.  Overnight in Bogota.

    Located at 2.600 meters above sea level, this capital of 9 Million people is the biggest city in Colombia and center of economic, political and cultural scenery. During two days, discover one of the largest capitals in South America, its modern and old side. 

  • Day 2. Bogota Historic Center

    Visit the historic center, La Candelaria, which boasts bustling plazas, churches, and museums. Visit the Plaza de Bolivar, continue to the Museo Botero, a colonial house bursting with artworks from famous Colombian painter Fernando Botero.

    Discover the remarkable collection of gleaming gold pre-Hispanic artifacts and precious stones at the Museo de Oro. Afternoon at leisure to explore the city further. Overnight in Bogota.


  • Day 3. Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira

    Journey north through “Sabana de Bogota”, a high plateau peppered with greenhouses which are used for the cultivation of carnations and roses – an important part of the country’s thriving flower industry.

    Arrive in Zipaquira (approx.1¼ hours), One of Colombia’s oldest cities, and explore the amazing underground Cathedral of Zipaquira, which is carved out of salt. In the night continue to the beautiful colonial town of Villa de Leyva (approx. 2 hours). Overnight in Villa de Leyva.

  • Day 4. Villa de Leyva

    Founded in 1.572, its well-preserved architecture evokes colonial times. Surrounded by hills and old houses, leads to feel like in a frozen time.  

    Visit Museo el Fósil, a museum built around a fossil of 120 million-year-old kronosaurus that was found in 1977. In the afternoon, continue to “El Infiernito”, astronomical center Muisca culture and visit Convento del Santo Ecce Homo, Journey through   Bogotá.   Overnight in Bogota. 

  • Day 5. Bogota to Neiva

    Breakfast and transfer to El Dorado Airport to take the flight to Neiva. Arrival in Neiva, reception, and transfer during approximately 6 hours to San Agustín. In the afternoon, visit the archaeological park. Since 1995 is part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

    This Park contains the biggest complex of religious monuments and megalith sculptures of South America. In the afternoon time to visit the town. Overnight at selected accommodation

  • Day 6. San Agustin Archeological Park 

    In the morning, horseback riding and visit of the archaeological sites “El Tablon” and “La Chaquira”. Also, contemplate the Estrecho de Magdalena, where the Colombian longest rivers begin and visit the area.
    Overnight at selected accommodation.


  • Day 7. Neiva to Santa Marta

    Breakfast. Transfer to Neiva airport to get flight connection to Santa Marta, with a stop in Bogota.

    At your arrival in Santa Marta, will be received by the tour guide and after that, the Cultural and historical tour begins, visiting the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, the monument of Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama, Santa Marta Bay and transfer to accommodation.   Overnight in Tayrona Park.

  • Day 8. Tayrona Natural Park

    This natural park is located in Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the largest coastal mountain in the world. A spot of biodiversity is concentrated here. In only 46 kilometers, is possible to go from 0 m.a.s.l to 5.775 m.a.s.l, concentrating high level of endemism of flora and fauna that are unique from this region. 

    Boat ride to Playa Cristal. The largest coral area of the Park is situated here and you can snorkel to observe the coral reefs. The Seven Waves beach from which visitors can enjoy an amazing landscape. Overnight in Tayrona Park.

  • Day 9. Caribbean Time

    Breakfast and free time to discover at your convenience this beautiful destination. The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is also the ancestral home of the descendants of the Tayrona indigenous ethnic group as the Arhuaco, Wiwa, Kogi and Kuankuamo. Respect their traditions and remember that you are a visitor in their sacred land 

    Explore the wonderful landscape. From there you get to nearby beaches and enjoy the beautiful bays. Overnight in Tayrona Park

  • Day 10. Caribbean Time

    Breakfast and free time to discover at your convenience this beautiful destination. Overnight in Tayrona Park.

  • Day 11. Cartagena Unesco Historical Centre 

    Breakfast. At 9:00 a.m. land transfer to Cartagena. This journey last approximately 4 hours along “Troncal del Caribe”, which is a road that connects the Caribbean coast from east to west.  

    Situated in a bay in the Caribbean Sea, Cartagena has the most extensive fortifications in South America, therefore deserved to be Unesco Heritage.   In the afternoon, the tour begins in the Walled City to discover monasteries, churches, the Convento de la Popa and Castillo de San Felipe, a military for
    tress built by the Spanish in the colonial period
  • Day 12. Cartagena Time 

    Breakfast. Free day to connect you with this colorful, contrasting and revealing city because Cartagena brings almost at every person a different charm, either the music, sky tints or tropical beat.

    An optional recommended tour is Emerald workshop (Not included) due to Colombia is the largest producer of this gems, in this experience can learn about the jewel process and make your own small piece of art with true emerald,
  • Day 13. Rosario Islands and Playa Blanca


    Breakfast. Cartagena
    is surrounded by a marvelous archipelago with four islands where lives an important set of ecosystems, habited primary by coral reefs where hundreds of animals as fishes, corals, and crustaceans. At 8:00 a.m. present in Pegasus dock to start your Playa Blanca tour (Shared Service – Group Tour). After a journey by boat during one hour, you will arrive at this fantastic beach of white sand and also enjoy a typical Caribbean lunch of fresh fish, coconut rice and fried banana. Free time to enjoy the beach. At 3:00 p.m. return by boat to Cartagena.
     

  • Day 14. Sunset bay boat tour

    Breakfast and free time. At 5:00 p.m. enjoy an unforgettable sunset in the bay of Cartagena. We will cruise around the bay of Cartagena for about two hours. On board, you will receive a delicious cocktail drink. We will pass by Manga, San Felipe de Barajas Castle, and Santa Cruz de Castillo Grande Fort.

    At sunset time, the city has a very special flair. Buildings are lit up and the setting sun gives Cartagena a particular charm.

    A very special farewell of your Colombian adventure.



     

  • Day 15. Cartagena to Bogota

    Breakfast and transfer to Rafael Nunez International Airport to take the domestic flight to Bogota and later your international flight connection. Safe trip back home. 


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  • Zipaquira Day 3
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Travel Details

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    Services Included

    • 14 nights of accommodation according to selected category
    • Internal flights within the cities in economic class
      • Bogota – Neiva
      • Neiva – Santa Marta (Connection in Bogota)
      • Cartagena – Bogota  
    • All land transfer in the following cities:
      • Bogota – Zipaquira - Villa de Leyva - Bogota
      • Neiva – San Agustin – Neiva
      • Santa Marta - Cartagena
    • All Transfers Airport - Hotel – Airport in the following cities
      • Bogotá
      • Santa Marta – Tayrona Park – Santa Marta
      • Cartagena
    • 14 Breakfast in the accommodation
    • One lunch in Rosario Island Day Tour
    • Tours mentioned in the itinerary with English speaking guidance in private service, except Bay Tour in Cartagena and Rosario Island Tour which are in shared service.
    • Entrances in the mentioned attractions
    • Insurance card (Coverage COP 7.000.000 in case of accident) 
    • 24 Hours Assistance from Living Col staff  

    Services Not Included

    • International flights to Colombia
    • Meals not mentioned.
    • Tips. Additional services at hotel such as laundry, calls, room service

     

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    Accommodation

    Selected accommodation accomplishes standards of service, hygiene, and safety. Location in historical centers or strategic points for exploring the place.  


    DESTINATION

    BUDGET

    ECONOMY PREMIUM

    SUPERIOR

    BOGOTÁ

    CASA PLATYPUS

    SANTA LUCIA HOTEL SPA

    HOTEL DE LA OPERA

    VILLA DE LEYVA

    HOTEL EL EDEN

    POSADA DE SAN ANTONIO

    HOTEL LOS DURUELOS

    SAN AGUSTÍN

    EL MACO

    AWAKANKA

    AKAWANKA

    TAYRONA NATIONAL PARK

    JASAYMA CABIN
    Not in front of the beach

    ECOHOTEL PLAYA ROCA
    In Front of the beach

    CABAÑAS ARRECIFE
    In Front of the beach

    CARTAGENA

    HOTEL DON PEDRO DE HEREDIA

    ALLURE BOM BOM

    HOTEL BOVEDAS DE SANTA CLARA

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    Prices per person 

    Based in double accommodation. 



    ACCOMMODATION CATEGORY

    USD

    TOURIST

                                          1.642 

    COMFORTABLE

                                          1.744 

    SUPERIOR

                                          2.418 


    • Based on double accommodation
    • Valid from 20 April to 20 December 2017
    • Subject to change without prior notice 
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    Booking Process    

    Please send the following information about every passenger

    • Full Name
    • Passport Number
    • Birthdate
    • Email
    • Mobile Number
    • Special meal requirements (Vegans, gluten free, vegetarians, etc.)
    1. Pay 50% of the total trip to confirm your booking. A confirmation will all the services will send it by email with the respective invoice.
    2. 100% should be paid 30 days before the start date and we send the final invoice, services vouchers, and e- tickets.


    Payment Options

    • ONLINE PAYMENT WITH CREDIT CARD

      • Visa

      • MasterCard

      • American Express

    • WIRE TRANSFER

    Booking Conditions


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