Nilla Di Giovanni

Travel Itinerary - 18 Days

Book now by paying a 40% deposit of USD 6.214 (Approx EUR 5.020)

Total price for 6 people: USD 15.535 (Approx EUR 12.549)



Day 1: 8th August: Welcome to Colombia


Today starts your Colombian adventure!


A driver of the hotel will await you at international arrivals and bring you to your cozy hotel in the middle of the Candelaria Neighbourhood: the colonial centre of the city.


The airport has currency exchange offices and ATM´s so you can easily get Colombian pesos for your trip.


Accommodation: Hotel Casa Deco


Day 2: 9th August: Transport to Tatacoa.


Today you will travel to the amazing Tatacoa desert. A driver will be pick you up in your hotel after breakfast.


The drive will take around 6.5 hours and will bring you through gorgeous landscapes as you will travel through the mountain ranges, making your way down to the desert. You can ask the driver as many times as you want to stop to take pictures.


After the 6.5 hours you will arrive to the fabulous Bethel Bio Luxury Hotel. This hotel is located right in the middle of the desert and has a very special architecture and decoration, all with a strong ecological focus.


Enjoy the outdoor swimming pools, the views over de desert, and the stars at night!


Accommodation: Bethel Bio Luxury Hotel



Day 3: 10th August: Tatacoa Desert Tour


Time to discover the Tatacoa Desert. Your local guide (who speaks only spanish) will take you the most beautiful view points so you can take awesome pictures. You will also do some short walks to find some natural pools while learning about the history of this place and the traditions of the locals.


After a typical lunch where you can get to try goat meat, you will be dropped back in your hotel so you can enjoy the sunset at the swimming pool.


Accommodation: Bethel Bio Luxury Hotel


Day 4: 11th August: Transport to Tierradentro


After breakfast it will be time to set course to Tierradentro. This is a scenic drive of around 4 hours. Don´t hesitate to ask our driver to make as many stops as you wish so you can travel as comfortable as possible.


In the afternoon you will arrive at your hotel, located right at the entrance of the archaeological park.



Accommodation: Albergue El Refugio

Day 5: 12th August: Tierradentro Archaeological Tour.


Today, your will Discover the mysteriously decorated underground tombs on a stunning hike through the spectacular mountains of Tierradentro. Your local guide (spanish only) will guide you through these beautiful area.


The underground tombs that are scattered in the mountains of Tierradentro and its surroundings are an archaeological highlight for many.


But, not only the sculpted tombs are impressive, but the fantastic mountainous scenery as well.


This full day tour will guide you on a fantastic but hilly hike around the park to the various well-hidden archaeological sites.



 Accommodation: Albergue El Refugio

Day 6: 13th August: Transport to Popayan


Today you will be transported from Tierradentro to Popayan. It´s a beautiful 3.5 hours ride through the green mountains of this region.


Once in Popayan, you will have the afternoon to relax and enjoy this gorgeous colonial town.


Accommodation: Hotel La Plazuela





Day 7: 14th August: Popayan City Tour + Flight to Bogota


Today is the day to get to know Popayan! An English-speaking guide will guide you around this white city with all its religious history and learn everything there is to know about  its colonial background.


In the late afternoon, you will take a flight back to Bogotá were you will spend the night before your next adventure to Caño Cristales.


Accommodation: Hotel Casa Deco

Day 8: 15th August: Discover Bogota.


Today is the perfect day to discover Bogotá. In the morning you will take a walking tour through the old town of La Candelaria. Your English-speaking  guide will tell you everything there is to know about the history of this cozy place.


In the afternoon, you will have some free time to visit the museums of Gold and Botero. The 2 most important museums of Colombia.



Accommodation: Hotel Casa Deco


Day 9 to Day 11 : 16th to 18th August: Caño Cristales


Time to discover the most beautiful river in the world. The Caño Cristales river turns into a liquid rainbow thanks to some specific aquatic plants. This natural phenomenon, unique to this area, will definetively amaze you.


This tour offers a full 3 days and 2 night’s package to allow you to explore this hidden gem. You will stay 2 nights in a basic hotel in La Macarena (all meals included) from where you will have to take a boat ride and make a mildly challenging walk through spectacular landscapes in order to get you to the treasure that is Caño Cristales. For more information on this tour, click here


On the last day of this tour to Caño Cristales, you will take a flight back to Bogotá. A couple of hours later, you will catch another flight to Santa Marta in the Caribbean Coast of Colombia. From the airport, you will be picked up and taken you your beach hotel next to the Tayrona Park


Accommodation in Caño Cristales: a basic double room in Hotel Casa Real

Accommodation in Santa Marta: Hotel Villa María Tayrona.

Day 12:  19th August: Free day Tayrona


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 Maria Tayrona



Day 13: 20th August: Free day Tayrona


On this day you can also opt yourself how you want to plan your day. If you didn´t go to Tayrona on day 12 you can do it today. Or, you can do one of the walks in the surroundings.


You choose.


Anyway, don´t forget to relax and enjoy this pinnacle of natural beauty!


Accommodation:  Villa Maria Tayrona



Day 14: 21st August: Transport to Cartagena.


In the morning 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 afternoon 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 3 Banderas




Day 15 to Day 16: 22nd and 23rd August: Caribbean paradise!


At 08:30 on Sunday 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.


You will spend the following two days being pampered, relaxing, and enjoying yourself on Caribbean island. The hotel has its own private beach and comes with a restaurant.

If you feel like doing some activities 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 17: 24th August: Caribbean paradise + Cartagena + Flight to Bogota


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 and you will be transported to the hotel where you stayed the previous time.


In the late afternoon you will be brought to the airport to catch your flight back to Bogotá.


Accommodation: Hotel Casa Deco

Day 18: 25th August  Free Time Bogotá & End Of Trip


Depending on your departure time, you can still enjoy some time in Bogotá. As your hotel is located right in the middle of La Candelaria, the historical old town of Bogotá, you could easily visit the main museums (Gold and Botero) and walk the colonial streets around them.


A private driver will pick you up in the center and take you to the airport so you can catch you flight back home.


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!



The quoted price includes the following services for 6 people:


– Accomodation in 3 double standar rooms in the mentioned hotels or similar ones.

– All local flights

– All private land transportation mentioned in the itinerary

– Breakfast in every hotel

– Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

– 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


  • Price based on group of 6.
  • 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.

Nilla Di Giovanni

Travel Itinerary - 18 Days

Book now by paying a 40% deposit of USD 6.214 (Approx EUR 5.020)

Total price for 6 people: USD 15.535 (Approx EUR 12.549)

RNT # 41503 Lulo Colombia | Travel Agency - Handmade @ThePappCorn