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 bustling Bogotá, the enchanting city of Cartagena and quaint Manizales. You will be introduced to the unique landscapes and colours of the the Colombian Caribbean and the Coffee Region, home to Colombia’s national tree, the wax palm. You can learn how Colombian coffee is made, from picking the very first beans to pouring the perfect cup. All this and much, much more on your trip to Colombia with See Colombia Travel.
Day 1. Bogota
Upon arrival 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 4. Medellin – Manizales
Transfer to airport/bus terminal for your journey to the Coffee Triangle. Upon arrival in Manizales, you will be transferred to your specially chosen finca where you can relax in a unique way for your upcoming adventures. Meals: B.
Day 7. Manizales - Nevados National Park
At the pre arranged time, transfer to the Los Nevados Natural Reserve. On the way we will stop a few times in order to acclimatize to the altitude before arriving to the Laguna Negra (the Black Lake). There we’ll meet an expert guide that will assist us in our climb to the Nevados. On the way we’ll walk past the “Aguacerales” and The Valley of the Moon. We will take a break at the Chalet, where we’ll stop for some hot tea and a briefing of what is next. Then we will continue hiking to the second shelter, which is where we’ll start our final ascent to the glacier. During the hike you will have free time to enjoy the park and its beautiful scenery. Later, at the prearranged time, we will start heading back to our hotel. But not before stopping at the hot springs for a well deserved dip in the natural thermal pools! Meals: B.
Day 4 - March 4. Bogota - Neiva - Tatacoa Desert
At the chosen time transfer to the airport for your flight to Neiva. Upon arrival transfer to Tatacoa Desert where you’ll walk among the red landscapes of the desert, amazed by the vibrant oranges and reds that define the area. You will also get to visit the observation tower to take a look at the clear stars that fill the sky. Meals: B.
Day 5 - March 5. Tatacoa Desert
At the chosen time transfer to San Agustin. On the way we visit the town of Villavieja, Piedra Pintada and the Paleontology museum. Meals: B.
Day 5 - March 5. Bogota - Neiva - San Agustin
Upon arrival at Neiva’s airport/bus terminal one of See Colombia Travel’s representatives will be on hand to transfer you to your chosen hotel in San Agustin (5 hours). Meals: B.
Day 6 - March 6. San Agustin
At the prearranged time transfer to San Agustin Archaeological Park named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995. During your time at the park we’ll have the chance to visit the archaeological museum, the ceremonial fountain “Lavapatas” and sites (mesitas) A, B, C and D. After lunch we’ll visit the sites of “El Tablon” y “La Chaquira” horseback riding through the spectacular Andean countryside. Meals: B.
Day 7 - March 7. Isnos
After breakfast we will head toward the town of Isnos to see the strait of the Magdalena River and the second most important archaeological site in the area – the Alto de Los Idolos Archaeological Park, home to the second largest statue around San Agustin. We’ll then visit the tombs located in Alto de Las Piedras. Afterwards we will appreciate the natural beauty of this region by visiting two spectacular waterfalls. Meals: B.
Day 8 - March 8. San Agustin - Popayan
Today you’ll start heading north of Colombia. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Andes as you leave San Agustin behind on the way to Popayan where our staff will take you to your chosen hotel. Next day, enjoy a free day wondering around the “Ciudad Blanca” (white city) of Colombia. Meals: B.