Colombia is a country of dizzying variety. This tour will introduce you to the fascinating blend of adventures offered within Colombia’s borders. You’ll see some of Colombia’s most important cities, such as the enchanting city of Cartagena. Leaving Cartagena you’ll have the opportunity to see one of Colombia’s most famous islands, San Andres. This island is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Colombia, including Johnny Cay, an unmissable paradise. It is also one of Colombia’s premiere shopping destinations, so leave space in your suitcase. All this and much, much more on your trip to Colombia with See Colombia Travel.
Day 1 - November 15. Cartagena
Upon arrival one of See Colombia Travel´s representatives will be on hand to transfer you to your chosen hotel.
Day 2 - November 16. Cartagena. Hop on -off bus city tour
Today you will take the Hop On, Hop Off bus around Cartagena, visiting the city, including the modern residential neighborhood of Bocagrande and 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. You will visit the Clock Gate, the main entrance to the old town. A walking tour of the Walled City is included and begins at 3:45 pm. Later you can 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 tickets for the bus are valid all day long, so you can see the city at your leisure. Meals: B.
Day 3 - November 17. Cartagena. Day on the Rosario islands
Located on the Rosario Islands about 1 hour from Cartagena, Cocoliso is one of the most beautiful beaches on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. This is the perfect place to enjoy the beach and tropical Caribbean climate, and a great opportunity to taste the local cuisine, mostly consisting of fish and rice flavored with coconut. This boat journey takes you to discover this paradise, far from the bustling city, crossing the bay and docking at the coast of Cocoliso. Meals: B, L.
Day 4 - November 18. Cartagena - San Andres.
At the chosen time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to San Andres. Upon arrival one of See Colombia Travel´s representatives will be on hand to transfer you to your chosen hotel in the island where you can relax and prepare for your upcoming adventure with us. Meals: B.
Day 5 - November 19. San Andres - Tour of the Island
This two-hour excursion will visit the Morgan Grotto, connected to the ocean by a series of tunnels, where, according to the legend, the famous pirate Henry Morgan hid his treasures. We continue to the Blow Hole – an upstream current of water that looks similar to a geyser when the tide is high and the breeze is pushed through the series of tunnels. We will visit Punta Sur, the southernmost point of the island with a magnificent view and, afterwards, San Luis, a traditional area with pleasant beaches. Meals: B.
Day 6 & 7 - November 20 & 21. San Andres
Fabulous free days to enjoy the beautiful white sand beach in Johny Cay, the fascinating aquarium of San Andres islands (not included) or just relax by the caribbean. Meals: B.
Day 8 - November 22. San Andres - Home
At your chosen time transfer to the airport for your flight back home. All good things must come to an end, after all. Of course, if 8 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.