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Colombia Cultural Journey

10 days,Bogotá to Bogotá

Discovering colonial history and Caribbean beaches, Wandering the cobblestone streets of Cartagena, Soaking in a mud volcano, Tasting coffee at its source at a local organic farm, Exploring Tayrona National Park with a naturalist guide.


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With its natural beauty, colonial history and lovely beaches, Colombia is a nation that specialises in shattering preconceived notions. Embark on a 10-day tour of a misunderstood country and explore coffee plantations, historic Bogota and Catagena, and Tayrona National Park. You’ll immerse yourself in a vibrant culture and soak in Torumo’s famous mud volcano. With accommodation that refreshes, transportation that's safe and an expert guide offering context to it all, you’re sure to come away with a fresh new look on a grand old land.

What's Included

  • Arrival transfer - Welcome gift - Explore Villa de Leyva and the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá - Bogotá city tour including the Gold and Botero museums - Visit a local coffee farm with demonstrations and tasting - Explore Tayrona National Park with a naturalist guide - Visit Totumo volcano for a mud bath with a lake paddle and typical lunch - Cartagena city tour - Spanish and Salsa dancing lessons.
  • 9 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners. (Allow USD300-400 for meals not included.)
  • Comfort hotels (9 nts).
  • Plane, bus/van, walking, boat.
  • Discovery Adventures guide throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 15, Avg 10

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Day 1 Bogotá

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included

Days 2 Villa de Leyva (1B,1L,1D)

Explore Villa de Leyva, considered one of the finest colonial villages of Colombia. Also visit the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, an underground Roman Catholic church built within the tunnels of a salt mine.

Day 3 Bogotá (1B)

Return to explore Bogotá including Monserrate Hill, a visit to the rose zone, and the Gold and Botero museums.

Days 4-5 Santa Marta/Taganga/Tayrona National Park (2B,1L,1D)

Flight to Santa Marta and visit a local organic coffee farm for a tour, demonstrations and tasting. This area is famous for producing some of Colombia’s finest beans. On Day 5 travel to Taganga, our base for exploring Tayrona National Park with a naturalist guide.

Day 6 Cartagena (1B,1L)

Visit the famed Totumo mud volcano where phosphates, sulphur and magnesium bubble up through the mud which we bathe in for their restorative (and fun) properties. Wash off in the lake and enjoy a paddle canoe and typical lunch with red snapper. Continue on to Cartagena in the afternoon.

Days 7-9 Cartagena (3B)

Spend three days exploring the tropical city of Cartagena including a tour of the historic sites, Spanish and salsa dancing lessons. Optional activities include a 'chiva' bus tour by night or a visit to the beaches of Islas del Rosario National Park.

Day 10 Bogotá (B)

Flight back to Bogotá airport where the tour ends on arrival.