Day 1. Bogota
Upon arrival, one of See Colombia Travel´s representatives will waiting to transfer you to your chosen hotel where you can relax and prepare for your upcoming adventure with us.
Day 2. Bogota, City Tour
This is a three-hour excursion that visits the colonial area of La Candelaria, the historical center of the city, where you’ll find museums, restaurants and other cultural attractions. Next, we visit the spiritual heart of the city, Bolívar Square, to get a feeling of the fascinating story of Bogotá from its birth to the present day reflected in the surrounding historically significant buildings, including the Presidential Palace. We continue to the Quinta de Bolívar, the Liberator´s former home, which now houses a museum of documents and objects that belonged to South America´s most significant historical figure. Afterwards, we go to the one and only Gold Museum, home to a collection of more than 36,000 pieces of precious pre-Columbian artefacts.
Day 3. Zipaquira. Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira and 'El Dorado' Sacred Lake of Gutavita
We start off marvelling at the unmissable cathedral below the colonial town of Zipaquira, completely carved out of salt and dramatically lit. Next stop is the fabled Lake of Guatavita, birthplace of the El Dorado legend. We then return to bustling Bogota.
Day 4. Bogota – Cartagena
Transfer to the Airport, assisted by See Colombia Travel staff, for your upcoming journey across Colombia. Upon arrival in Cartagena, you have the chance to relax one of our handpicked hotels.
Day 5. Cartagena. City Tour
Explore the history of Cartagena, from the super-chic, modern Bocagrande to the storied walls of the Old City. Visit the church of San Pedro Claver, the oldest in the city, and then marvel at the Castle of San Felipe – the most impressive feat of colonial military architecture in the Americas. Finally, don´t forget to take your camera to the Convent of La Popa, built on top of a hill providing Cartagena´s best view. Your afternoon is free to enjoy the city´s many pleasures.
Day 6. Cartagena. Day on the Islands
We whisk you off on an hour-short boat ride to Playa Blanca, one of the most beautiful beaches on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. This is the perfect place to relish the super-fresh local seafood and find your tropical beach paradise,
Day 7. Cartagena
At your chosen time, you´ll be escorted to the airport. All good things must come to an end, after all. Of course, if 7 days just isn´t enough time in Colombia, our tours are 100% customisable and we´d be happy to extend your stay with us Just ask for more details.