Your personalised See Colombia tour takes you to some of Colombia’s highlights the laid-back, enchanting Cartagena (named a UNESCO World Heritage site); and the unique Tayrona National Park. Leaving Santa Marta, you will have the opportunity to see Colombia’s famous Tayrona National Park, home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Colombia, where you can relax and rejuvenate yourself. All this and much more only with See Colombia Travel.
Day 1 - February 2. Santa Marta
Upon arrival in Santa Marta one of See Colombia Travel´s representatives will be on hand to transfer you to your chosen hotel where you can relax and prepare for your upcoming adventure with us.
Day 2 - February 3. Santa Marta. City tour
At the chosen time enjoy a four hour panoramic tour of Santa Marta where you´ll visit the beautiful Rodadero Bay, Taganga lookout, Customs House and the breathtaking Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino founded in 1608 where Simon Bolivar spend his last few days. Meals: B.
Day 3 - February 4. Santa Marta - Tayrona - Palomino
After breakfast, land transfer to Palomino (about 1.5 hours) where you will spend the night. Meals: B.
Day 4 - February 5. Playa La Roca EcoHotel - Tayrona
Today you will enjoy and relax by the sea, sunning yourself and reflecting upon your wonderful journey on one of Colombia’s most beautiful beaches at the Tayrona National Park (entrance fee included).
As an optional activity, you can take a beautiful hike to a waterfall in the morning. Then, you could take a trail to the mouth of the Palomino River or just relax into a hammock with a good book.
Optionally, you will have the wonderful opportunity to go visit a village of the Kogi, descendants of the Tayrona. Here you will have the chance to see how the traditions of the Tayrona people are still present in the everyday lives of the Kogi. Meals: B.
Day 5 - February 6. Palomino - Santa Marta - Cartagena
At the chosen time land transfer to Cartagena (about 6 hours) where you will spend the night. Meals: B.
Day 6 - February 7. Cartagena. City Tour
We take approximately four hours visiting the city, including the modern residential neighborhood of Bocagrande and, later, the Walled City. The Old City maintains all the charm of the colonial days, with its narrow, cobbled streets flanked by charming balconies and heavy, characteristic doors. Our entry is through the Clock Gate, the main entrance to the old town. We visit the church of San Pedro Claver, the oldest church in the city before seeing the Castle of San Felipe – an imposing stone structure regarded as the masterpiece of the Spanish military engineering in the Americas. Finally, the Convent of La Popa is a cloister built on top of a hill that dominates the entire urban complex. Your afternoon is free to enjoy the city. Meals: B.
Day 7 - February 8. Cartagena - Home.
At the chosen time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. 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% customizable and we´d be happy to extend your stay with us. Just ask for more details. Meals: B.
PRICES PER PERSON BASED ON A GROUP OF 10 PAX IN SINGLE ACCOMMODATION
- US$1,338 – STAYING AT LA CASA DEL FAROL IN SANTA MARTA, PLAYA LA ROCA IN PALOMINO AND HAMPTON BY HILTON IN CARTAGENA
- US$1,529 – STAYING AT LA CASA DEL FAROL IN SANTA MARTA, PLAYA LA ROCA IN PALOMINO AND CASA DE LA FE IN CARTAGENA
THESE PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND VALID FOR 2014 EXCEPT DURING HIGH SEASON AND BANK HOLIDAY WEEKENDS AS FOLLOWS:
- January 1 and 9; March 19; April 5 and 6; May 1 and 21; June 11 and 18; July 2 and 20; August 7 and 20; October 15; November 5 and 12; December 8 and 25
- High season: November 15 to January 15; Easter week, June 1 to August 1 and October 7 to 11.