Iconic Colombia 2021

15 days/14 nights

Bogotá + Medellín+  Pereira + Cartagena + Santa Marta

The program is valid  from January 16th until December 15th, 2021(except for High season such as: Eastern, New Year´s eve, fairs or congresses in the City)

The price of the program is per person in USD:

City

Hotel

SGL

DBL

TPL

Bogotá

Metrotel 74

4025

2243

2178

Medellín

Vivre

Pereira

Soratama

Cartagena

Corales de Indias

Santa Marta

Del Mar

Bogotá

Dann Norte

4276

2357

2250

Medellín

Poblado Alejandría

Pereira

Movich Pereira

Cartagena

Dann Cartagena

Santa Marta

Cactus Hotel

Bogotá

Hamilton Court

4571

2573

2429

Medellín

Novotel El Tesoro

Pereira

Sazagua

Cartagena

Almirante

Santa Marta

Casa Mia

 

Day 1. Bogotá
Arrival in Bogota, assistance at El Dorado International Airport and transfer to the hotel. Check-in and accommodation.
Day 2. Bogotá - City Tour + Monserrate
Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic City Tour through the historical center of Bogota, also called "La Candelaria". We will visit the Gold Museum, where we will see nearly 34,000 pre-Hispanic gold pieces and more than 25,000 pre-Columbian objects. Afterward, we will visit the Casa de la Moneda and Donation Botero where art pieces of the master Fernando Botero, are exhibited. Botero is a Colombian artist internationally recognized in different artistic techniques such as painting, drawing, and sculpture. The tour will end with a panoramic tour of the Plaza de Bolívar (The Prime Cathedral, The House of Nariño, The Liévano Palace and The Palace of Justice). Ascent to Monserrate (with a panoramic view of the city from this beautiful dead volcano). In the afternoon, return to the hotel. (Lunch not included) Duration: 6 hours, Includes: Entry ticket to the Gold Museum, Casa De La Moneda and Botero Donation, ascent to Monserrate, guide service and private transportation, local medical assistance card. Important remark: Gold Museum is closed on Mondays, Mint and Botero Donation are closed on Tuesdays.
Day 3. Bogotá - Zipaquira + Guatavita
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will go to Guatavita and Zipaquira Salt Cathedral: A complete circuit through the so-called "Sabana de Bogotá". In Zipaquira, we will find one of the remarkable tourist sites in Colombia, the majestic Salt Cathedral built 180 meters deep in a salt mine. Later we will go to the Guatavita Lagoon, known historically and worldwide for the legend of "El Dorado". In the afternoon, return to the hotel. (Lunch included) Duration: 10 hours Includes: Access ticket to Guatavita Lagoon and Zipaquira Salt Cathedral, guide service, private transportation and local medical assistance card. Day 4. Bogota - Medellin Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to El Dorado International Airport to flight (not included), to the city of Medellín. Arrival in Medellín! Welcome and assistance at the Rionegro International Airport and transfer to the Hotel. Check-in and accommodation.
Day 5. Medellín
Breakfast at the hotel. Let´s spend a great day visiting the main tourist sites in the city: San Antonio Park, San Ignacio Square, the traditional La Playa Avenue, one of the symbols of the paisa power (Coltejer Building), the Sculpture Park which contains more than 20 sculptures donated by Master Fernando Botero to the city of Medellín, the large traditional houses and mansions of the Prado neighborhood, the Parque de Los Deseos, the Atanasio Girardot Sports Unit where most of the sports practiced in the city take place, as well as the remodeled Macarena Convention Center, the former bullring. Finally, we visit the traditional Pueblito Paisa and end with a tour of the Poblado area, where we will visit the Parque del Poblado, Lleras Park and the Golden Mile, the financial and hotel heart of the city. Duration: 6 hours Includes: Transport in tourism vehicle, accompanying guide. Stops at Barefoot Park, Sculpture Park, Wish Park, and Pueblito Paisa, Metro and Metro Cable Entrance.
Day 6. Medellín- Peñol and Guatape Tour to the East/ Piedra del Peñol and Reservoir Area
At the agreed time, you will leave for the new town of Peñol, a fundamental starting point to learn about the past of this area.The visit will continue to know the majestic Piedra del Peñol, which constitutes one of the most interesting natural attractions in Colombia, later you will You will visit the town of Guatape famous for the details of the basements of the houses where a motorcycle taxi tour will be made. Later, the Peñol-Guatape reservoir will be known, through a tour in a typical boat (Additional cost), you will be able to enjoy a unique landscape. In the afternoon, return to the Hotel. (Lunch not included) Duration: 8 hours. Days of Operation: Every day. Includes: Tour according to description, Moto Taxi tour, guide service, transportation and Local medical assistance card.
Day 7. Medellin - Pereira
Breakfast at the Hotel. Transfer to Rionegro International Airport to take the flight (not Included), to the city of Pereira. Arrival in Pereira, welcome and assistance at the International Airport Matecaña and transfer to the hotel. Check-in and accommodation.
Day 8. Pereira – Salento and Cocora Valley
Breakfast at the hotel, later the journey to Valle del Cócora will begin, appreciating the beautiful landscape of the place, we entered the town of Salento previously. Once we arrive at the Valley, we will have a welcome cocktail (Canelazo) and assistance by a specialized eco-guide from Cócora who makes an introduction to the Cócora Natural Reserve. Walking, transfer to the palm forest where we can appreciate the biodiversity of fauna and flora of the place where we will take the ecological path of the highest wax palm in the world and national flagship tree where we will do the ritual of the wax palm of Quindío, which It consists of knowing the history of how the aborigines worshiped this palm. Then, the planting of palm seedlings continues. In the Valley you can do optional activities such as ecological horseback riding, walks to exclusive and very special places in the valley, have a delicious typical lunch in a restaurant in the Cócora Valley (not included) and have a barista show of origin coffee in the town from Salento at Café Jesús Martín. Transfer to the typical town of Salento where we will have a Walking tour visiting its colonial streets, artisan workshops and the viewpoint of Cocora. At the agreed time, assistance and transfer to the place of origin. Duration: 7 hours. Includes: Entrance fees to the described places, bilingual guide, private transportation, and local medical assistance card, Canelazo Tasting. Additional optional lunch: 25 Usd per person.
Day 9. Pereira – Coffee Farm.
Breakfast at the hotel. At the agreed time we start the tour to the Coffee Farm located in the municipality of Santa Rosa de Cabal which is located at 1500 meters above sea level in volcanic soils of the Central Mountain Range of the Colombian Andes. The tour begins in the company of a local expert, taking tourists around and explaining the coffee process from planting, selective manual harvesting and pulping. After this, we will roast specialty coffee beans on a wood fire in the kitchen of the typical country house where we can have an authentic coffee experience. During the tour, we have several stations with beautiful views of the natural environment of the place while we enjoy a cup of coffee. Finally, we move on to the innovative process of drying the coffee bean and then to the processing plant, ending up at the main house where we finish the experience with a delicious coffee lemonade. Transfer to the hotel. Duration: 4 hours Includes: Private transportation, guide, and environmental interpretation, landscaping in the Tambo of Santa Rosa, interactive coffee process, assistance by expert personnel of the Hacienda, hydration, snack. Additional optional lunch: 25 UDS per person
Day 10. Pereira - Cartagena
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Matecaña International Airport to take the flight (not included) to the city of Cartagena (We suggest to flight in the morning) Reception at the Rafael Núñez International Airport in the city of Cartagena. Check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon tour by the residential areas of Bocagrande, Castillogrande, and Manga. Arrival at the Cima de la Popa, where we will have a panoramic view of the city. Guided visit to the convent and church. Guided visit to the San Felipe de Barajas Castle, the most important military engineering work of Spain in America and which protected the city from pirate attacks. At the end of this visit, we will return to the hotel along Santander Avenue where we can appreciate the bastions and walls of the historic center; we will visit Las Bóvedas craft center. In the afternoon we will return to the hotel. Duration: 4 hours. Days of Operation: every day Includes: transport, guide, entrance fees, and local medical assistance card.
Day 11. Cartagena Islas del Rosario - (Island of Enchantment)
Breakfast at the hotel. At 08:30 am departure from Marina Santa Cruz dock. Full-Day in the islands to enjoy its crystal clear waters perfect for scuba diving and snorkeling (activities with additional cost). At the Pegasos Pier, you will board a speedboat or yacht, in order to navigate with a panoramic tour of the Bay of Cartagena and Bocachica, where you can admire a beautiful landscape with the forts of San Fernando and San Jose. Navigation along the coast of Baru Island where we will reach the base island in the Rosario Islands. Free time to enjoy the sea and the facilities. Return to the hotel in Cartagena. Duration: 8 hours. *Days of Operation: Every day. Includes: Tour through the Archipelago. Typical lunch and assistance card. Transfer Hotel –Port-Hotel Not Included: Taxes at the pier/dock and Coralia taxes U$10 per person, Oceanarium entrance U$10 per person.
Day 12. Cartagena - Santa Marta
Breakfast at the hotel, in the morning transfer from the hotel in Cartagena, to the city of Santa Marta. Approximate duration 4 hours. Check-In at the hotel. Free afternoon.
Day 13. Santa Marta - City Tour
Breakfast at the hotel. City tour passing by the main avenues and visiting the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, an old sugar mill where Simón Bolívar -the liberator of Colombia- spent his last days. Here you can see three different collections, the historical collection, the modern collection, and the botanical garden. Visit to the Minor Basilica Cathedral, Gold Museum or Customs House, where Simón Bolívar was alive and dead, and which today is the gold museum. Appreciation of an extraordinary collection, which puts in context the cultural heritage, and observation of the beautifully restored colonial house that invites you to explore the past and present of Santa Marta. Return to the hotel. Duration: 4 hours. Includes: entrance fees to the described places, bilingual guide, private transportation, and local medical assistance card.
Day 14. Santa Marta - Cabo San Juan
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Tayrona National Park located about 45 minutes from Santa Marta, a nature sanctuary with a variety of ecosystems, beaches, and fascinating indigenous cultures. After passing Cañaveral, we will start our walk through the dry, humid tropical forests until we reach Arrecifes and later on Cape San Juan where we can take a refreshing bath in the sea. Free time for lunch (not included). In the afternoon, return to the hotel. Duration: 10 hours. Includes: Entrance fee to Tayrona Natural Park, bilingual Guide, private transport and local medical assistance card.
Day 15. Santa Marta.
Departure to the airport to take the flight back home.

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  • Booking Code: Colombia 21
  • Availability: Available for Booking
  • Total: $2,242.50