Colombia with  Coffee and Culture 2021

Bogota + Pereira + Cartagena

8 days/7 nights

The program starts on Friday

 The program is valid from January 16 to December 15, 2021(except  for high season dates such as Easter, New Year's Eve, fairs or congresses)

City

Hotels

SGL

DBL

TPL

Chd

Bogotá

Radisson Metrotel 74

1754

1021

927

704

Pereira

Bosques del Samán

Cartagena

Corales de indias

Bogotá

Dann Norte

1905

1085

963

647

Pereira

Soratama

Cartagena

Hampton By Hilton


Day 1: Bogota
Arrival in Bogota! Welcome and assistance at El Dorado International Airport. Transfer to the hotel, Check-in, and accommodation.
Day 2: Bogota - City Tour
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). In the afternoon, return to the hotel. Duration: 4 hours Includes: Entry ticket to the Gold Museum, Casa De La Moneda and Botero Donation, guide service and private transportation and local medical assistance card. Optional: Ascent to Monserrate U$20 per person. Important Note: Gold Museum is closed on Monday, Mint (Casa de la Moneda) and Donation Botero are closed on Tuesday
Day 3: Bogota – Pereira.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to El Dorado International Airport to take the flight (not included) to the city of Pereira. Arrival in Pereira. Welcome and assistance at the Matecaña International Airport and transfer to the hotel. Check-in and accommodation.
Day 4: Pereira - Salento and Cocora Valley
Breakfast at the hotel. Later the journey to Valle del Cócora will begin, appreciating the landscape of this place, we entered the town of Salento previously. Once we arrive at the Valley, we will have a welcome cocktail (Canelazo) and assistance from a specialized eco-guide from Cócora who will make an introduction to the Cócora Natural Reserve. Hiking time, 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 Salento town 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: 07 hours Includes: Entrance fees to the described places, bilingual guide, private transportation, and local medical assistance card, Canelazo tasting. Optional Lunch Supplement: 25 Usd per person.
Day 5: Pereira - Visit to Coffee Farm
Breakfast at the hotel. We start our tour to the Coffee Farm in Santa Rosa de Cabal, located about 1,500 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 who will take the tourists through the process of coffee 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 our cup of coffee. Finally, we will observe the process of drying the coffee beans and then to the processing plant, ending up at the main house where we are will have a delicious coffee lemonade. Assistance and transfer to the hotel. Duration: 04 hours Includes: Private transportation- Guidance in Spanish and environmental interpretation, landscaping in the Tambo of Santa Rosa- Interactive coffee process - Assistance by expert personnel of the Hacienda- Hydration, and snack. Optional Lunch Supplement: 25 Usd per person.
Day 6: Pereira - Cartagena
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Matecaña International Airport to take the flight (not included) to the city of Cartagena. Reception at the Rafael Núñez International Airport in the city of Cartagena. Check-in at the Hotel. At 02:30 pm a panoramic tour of the residential neighborhoods of Bocagrande, Castillogrande and Manga will begin. We will visit San Pedro Claver Church, we will continue to the San Felipe de Barajas Castle, the most important work of military engineering in Spain in America and that protected the city from pirate attacks. At the end of this visit, you will return to the hotel along Santander Avenue where you can appreciate the bastions and murals of the historic center; Visit the Las Bóvedas artisan center, in the afternoon return to the hotel. Duration: 03 hours. Days of Operation: every day Includes: transport, guide, entrance fees, and local medical assistance card.
Day 7: Cartagena Islas del Rosario – (Island of Enchantment)
Breakfast at the hotel. At 08:30 am depart 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 8: Cartagena
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to take your flight to your hometown.
The price of the program includes:
 02 Nights in Bogota  03 Nights in Pereira  02 Nights in Cartagena  Daily breakfasts.  Excursions described in the program  Transfers Airport / Hotel / Airport.  Local medical assistance.
The price of the program does not include:
o Services not mentioned in the program o Food not mentioned in the program o Tips ( for guides, drivers) o Personal expenses, such as: phone calls, laundry, room service, among others o Visa process or consular fees (when required) o Flight tickets.
General conditions:
 Services subject to availability at the time of booking  Services reserved and not taken, will not be refunded.  If there is no availability in the hotels listed above, the services will be confirmed in a hotel of similar category.

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  • Booking Code: Cocult21
  • Availability: Available for Booking
  • Total: $1,020.00