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Fascinating Colombia

(13 Days)

Bogotá | Villa de Leyva | Rivera | San Agustin | Popayan | Cali | Cartagena

Day Routing
01 Bogotá

Arrival at Bogotá and hotel transfer. In Bogotá meet both the dilapidated colonial grandeur, and the seething vitality of a modern metropolis. Remaining time at leisure to explore the city on your own or to relax at the hotel.

02 Bogotá

Half day city tour including the visit of the famous Paloquemao market, the Gold Museum, Botero Museum and the statue of Guadalupe.

03 Bogotá

Visit of the underground salt cathedral Zipaquirá, the legendary lagoon of Guatavita and the farm of a local   family to learn more about their daily live. Lunch included.

04 Bogotá – Villa Vieja

Flight to Neiva. Walking tour through the village, visit of a local family, a private museum and the Tatacoa Desert.

05 Villa Vieja - San Agustin

Transfer to San Agustin and visit to the archaeological park, an UNESCO World Heritage site.

06 San Agustin

On a Coffee Farm you will get to know the process of coffee production and continue to the archeological park of “Alto de los Ídolos”.

07 San Agustin - Popayan

Transfer to Popayan (ca. 6h) along the National Park of Puracé which extends from an altitude of 2.500 meter to 5.000 meter and visit to the sulfurous hot springs of the volcano Puracé “Termales Agua Hirviendos”.

08 Popayan

Today is market day! Visit of a typical market of the Guambiano– and Paeces-Indians in Silvia. In the afternoon return to Popayan.

09 Popayan - Cali

Transfer to Cali. In the afternoon city tour in Cali, the capital of Salsa and visit of a social dance project for children.

10 Cali - Cartagena

Flight to Cartagena (via Bogota) and hotel transfer. Legendary both for its history and beauty, the colonial architecture and city walls of Cartagena's picturesque old town perch alongside the sparkling Caribbean.

11 Cartagena

Half day city tour to visit the convent La Popa, photo-stop at San Felipe fortress and walk through the historical center of Cartagena.

12 Cartagena

Excursion to Rosario Island El Encanto (Seat-in). Long beaches with crystal clear water invites you to swim, snorkel or just to relax on the beach. Lunch included. In the afternoon return to Cartagena.

13 Cartagena

End of the roundtrip, transfer to the airport for homebound flight via Bogotá.