Blue Colombia Travel Itinerary - 9 days • Lulo Colombia Travel

Blue Colombia

Travel Itinerary - 9 Days

From USD 1270 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: DISCOVER BOGOTÁ

 

After breakfast, you will discover La Candelaria, the charming colonial old town of Bogotá. Your English-speaking guide, will take you to discover the best places of this colourful area in a 3.5 hours-long private walking tour.

 

Along the walk, you will visit iconic places such as the Plaza Bolivar and Chorro de Quevedo. Your guide will give you explanations and facts about the history of Bogotá, as well as its current situation.

 

After lunch, you will have some free time to keep discovering Bogota and its great museums on your own.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Casa Deco

  

Day 3: ZIPAQUIRA & GUATAVITA

 

Today you will take a full-day tour to two fantastic attractions in the surroundings of Bogotá.

 

Zipaquirá’s Salt Cathedral; a majestic cathedral built inside of the largest salt deposit on earth. Here you will learn how Catholic symbology and contemporary engineering converged in the construction of this huge temple.

 

On the other hand, Guatavita Lagoon, a mystical and sacred place for the indigenous tribe Muiscas, will give you a glimpse of what a Paramo ecosystem looks like while you learn about the famous legend of El Dorado.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Casa Deco

  

Day 4: TRANSPORT TO TAYRONA AREA

 

After breakfast, you will be taken to Bogota’s airport so you can catch a flight to the Santa Marta. After landing in the airport of Santa Marta, you will be taken to to your beach hotel, located one hour driving away.

 

Your hotel is a fantastic beach hotel located right next to the Tayrona National Park. It comes with a swimming pool and a very good restaurant.

 

You will have the afternoon to relax, go to the beach, sunbathe and enjoy the hotel’s facilities.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Villa Maria Tayrona

Day 5: DISCOVER THE TAYRONA NATIONAL PARK

 

Today could be 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.

 

However, it is also perfectly possible to spend your day on the pristine beach in front of the hotel and to use the facilities of the place.

 

The hotel can also help you with explaining and leading you to two gorgeous walks in the surroundings. 

 

Accommodation: Villa María Tayrona

 

Day 6: BEACH TIME + TRANSPORT TO CARTAGENA 

 

In the morning you will still have some time to enjoy the beach and the hotel’s facilities.

 

After lunch, you will be picked up and taken to the pearl of the Caribbean: Cartagena. The drive takes around 5 hours along beautiful landscapes.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Boutique 3 Banderas

Day 7:  DISCOVER CARTAGENA

  

In the morning, you will take a fantastic 4-hours long city tour of Cartagena, a city that captures the heart of all its visitors because of its colours, Caribbean climate, warm people and its historical legacy.

 

This tour starts by picking you up at your hotel to take you to La Popa monastery. In this place, you can view Cartagena entirely from a viewpoint and learn about the history of this monastery.

 

Afterwards, we will drive to Castillo de San Felipe, a strong fort built on top of a mountain by the Spanish as a strategic point to gain control of the bay, where incredible battles were fought during many centuries. There we’ll have the opportunity to discover from the outside the impressive architecture and history behind this fort.

 

The Cartagena city tour continues with some great walks around the 2 oldest and most important neighbourhoods of Cartagena: Getsemani (famous for its graffities and colourful streets) and El Centro (the best preserved of the city).

 

In the afternoon, you will have some free time for you to enjoy the city on your own.

 

Accomodation: Hotel Boutique 3 Banderas

 

Day 8: ROSARIO ISLANDS DAY-TRIP

 

Explore Colombia´s turquoise Caribbean sea by taking this exciting Rosario Islands tour near Cartagena.

 

Imagine yourself on a white sand island dotted by palm trees and surrounded by turquoise water, holding a cocktail. No, this is not a dream, it can become reality on the Island tour to the Rosarios islands.

 

You will leave Cartagena in the morning and be back around 4 P.M. Different islands will be visited and you will have the opportunity to visit an open-air aquarium and snorkel. You will be served a typical Caribbean lunch on one of the islands.

 

Accommodation:  Hotel Boutique 3 Banderas

  

 

Day 9:  FREE TIME + RETURN HOME 

 

Today you will have your last day in Cartagena and in Colombia. Depending on the departure time of your flight back home, you might still have some time to keep discovering and enjoying Cartagena.

 

At the right time, you will be picked up in your hotel and taken to Cartagena’s airport.

 

TRIP INFORMATION |MAP

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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