A Blue Colombia

Travel Itinerary - 13 days

From EUR 1349 per person

TRIP INFORMATION | ITINERARY

  

Day 1: ARRIVAL IN BOGOTÁ 

 

Today your Colombian adventure finally kicks off! You will land in the international airport of Bogotá and so it begins.

 

A driver will welcome you at arrivals and bring you straight to your boutique hotel in the historic center of Bogotá. Depending on your arrival time, you will have some free time to acclimatize, get used to the altitude, relax, and maybe discover already a little bit of the colonial center.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Casa Deco

  

Day 2: EXPLORING BOGOTÁ 

 

After breakfast, you will be taken to La Candelaria, the charming colonial old town of Bogotá. At 10:30, you will start the famous Bogota Bike Tour and discover some of the most amazing things this city has to offer. You won´t only visit the most touristic spots but will also be introduced to a coffee factory, a local fruit market where you will try some exotic fruits, and a tejo place where you will learn more about the “national sport” of Colombia. (click here for more info about this tour)

 

After the tour we advise you to pay a visit to the two most iconic museums of Bogotá: The Gold Museum and the Botero Museum. The gold museum not only for its impressive collection of golden artifacts, but also to try some ajiaco, the typical potato soup from Bogotá, in their restaurant.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Casa Deco

Day 3: TRANSPORT TO THE COFFEE ZONE 

 

After a delicious breakfast it will be time to set course to the famous coffee zone of Colombia. You will be picked up by a driver at your accommodation and he will bring you to the airport to catch your flight to Pereira.  Another driver will await you in Pereira airport and transport you to your beautiful hotel in the heart of the coffee zone.

 

Your hotel will be a traditional coffee hacienda and is surrounded by a gorgeous garden and an active coffee plantation. You will be able to enjoy an outdoor pool with Jacuzzi, and visit the different viewpoints over the plantations and the green mountains that are so characteristic for this region. Right after your arrival you can already start taking in the beauty of the exotic flowers and birds that are richly present.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Finca del Café

Day 4: COFFEE ZONE & WALK IN VALLE DE COCORA

 

In the morning you will leave your beautiful hacienda to pay a visit to the Cocora Valley with a guide. You will make an amazingly beautiful walk in the valley that is dotted with large palm trees. These peculiar trees are the national tree of Colombia, the Quindio Was Palm tree, and they can get as high as 60 meters.

 

Afterwards you will visit Salento, a colonial town nested at the feet of the Cocora valley and where you will have the opportunity to walk around and take pictures of the cute colorful houses.

 

You will finish your tour with a visit to Filandia, a local coffee village that is famous for its beautiful local arts and crafts. Around 17:00 you will be back at the hotel to enjoy the last sunshine of the day. 

 

Accommodation: Hotel Finca del Café

 

Day 5: FREE DAY IN THE COFFEE ZONE  

 

You will have this day available for some wonderful time in the coffee zone. You can opt to stay in the hotel and enjoy its lovely facilities, or take a coffee tour in the plantations surrounding the place.

 

Colombia´s coffee zone is also a great place for some birdwatching! And, if your looking for some real relaxing experience then you could go check out the stunning hot springs of Santa Rosa de Cabal which are located on a mountain offering spectacular views over the region.

 

 

Accommodation: Hotel Finca del Café

Day 6: FLIGHT SANTA MARTA & TRANSPORT TO TAYRONA 

 

You will be picked up in the morning and be brought to the airport to take a flight to Santa Marta. This flight has a stopover in Bogotá.

 

From the airport of Santa Marta you will be transported to a beautiful hotel that is located near the entrance of Tayrona National Park. The hotel has its own private beach, outdoor pool, and restaurant.

 

After you installed yourself it is time to enjoy the sea, the swimming pool, and all facilities that your beach hotel has to offer.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Villa Maria Tayrona

  

Day 7:  TAYRONA NATIONAL PARK

 

Today is the perfect day to visit Tayrona National Park. The hotel can arrange for you to be brought to the entrance of the park so you spend the day discovering the beautiful beaches and jungle walk at your own pace. 

 

You can of course also opt to stay and enjoy your free time relaxing at the beach or swimming pool of the hotel.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Villa Maria Tayrona

 

 

Day 8: BEACH TIME & TRANSPORT CARTAGENA  

 

You can spend the morning peacefully on the beach, swimming pool, or Caribbean sea. In the afternoon we have arranged for you to be brought by a driver to Cartagena. This is a drive of about 4 hours near the coastline and through little villages so don´t forget to let your eyes feast on the beauty surrounding you.

 

By the early evening you will be dropped off of at your hotel in the historical center of Cartagena. The location of your accommodation is ideal and you will be close to the restaurants  and the main touristic sight of this colonial city.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Tres Banderas.

 

Day 9: FREE DAY CARTAGENA

 

Time to discover the pearl of the Caribbean! You will have the day to get to know the many faces of Cartagena. Learn about its history by getting lost in the streets and visiting the museums, try its delicious sea food in the many great restaurants, and take pictures of the colorful colonial buildings that never bore.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Tres Banderas

 

Day 10: CARIBBEAN PARADISE IN THE ROSARIO ISLANDS

 

The last days of your time at the Caribbean coast of Colombia have to be celebrated in style. At 08:30 you are brought to the harbor of Cartagena to take a speedboat to Isla Grande. This is one of the many beautiful islands of the Rosario islands that are located at one hour navigating from the coast of Cartagena.

 

If you feel like doing some activities that day then your hotel can always help you out with bird watching tours, diving courses, snorkel trips, kayaking, massages, or a walk through the mangroves.

 

Accommodation: Hotel San Pedro de Majagua.

 

Day 11: RELAXING IN A CARIBBEAN PARADISE

 

Today you can choose how to spend your day. You can relax on the beach and enjoy your Caribbean paradise or consult the hotel for tours and activities.

 

Accommodation: Hotel San Pedro de Majagua.

 

Day 12: CARIBBEAN PARADISE & CARTAGENA

 

You will spend the morning and the afternoon calmly on the island. Your boat trip back to Cartagena is scheduled for 15:00 which means that around 16:00 you will be back in the harbor. From there you will be transported to the hotel where you stayed the previous time.

 

The late afternoon and evening can be planned by you. Who knows, maybe you would like some salsa lessons!

 

Accommodation: Hotel Tres Banderas

Day 13: CARTAGENA & BOGOTÁ

 

We have a morning flight planned for you thus after breakfast you will be brought to the airport of Cartagena so you can take a flight back to Bogotá.

 

This means that the end of your trip has come. We are sure you are going to fly home with good memories of this magical country with its impressive lush nature, kind people, and beautiful beaches and mountains!

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TRIP INFORMATION |TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The quoted price includes:

– All local flights

– Transport, tours, and accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary

– Breakfast in each hotel

– 24/7 support from the Lulo Colombia staff

– The use of one of Lulo’s mobile phones on your trip

– A local SIM card with emergency credit

– A travel application with access to all details of your trip

 

The quoted price does not include:

– International flight

– Travel insurance

– Not mentioned services and meals

TRIP INFORMATION |DISCLAIMERS

  • Price based on group of 2.
  • Price is subject to change, depending on availability of hotels and flights.
  • By booking this trip you agree with the Terms and Conditions as mentioned here.
  • This is a sample itinerary to be used only as an example.
  • Prices mentioned in this sample itinerary are only for illustration purposes and do not represent an official quote.

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