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 cites, such as bustling Bogotá and the enchanting city of Cartagena. You will also wander the desolate beaches of the Rosario Islands, where palm trees sway in the breeze and turquoise waters lap the golden Caribbean shores. All this and much more, only with See Colombia Travel.
Day 1 - March 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 2 - March 2. Bogota - City Tour
This is a full day excursion that visits the colonial area of La Candelaria, the historical center of the city and Zipaquira with its stunning Salt Cathedral. It is in the oldest part of the capital, where you’ll find museums, restaurants and cultural institutions. Afterwards we visit the Bolívar Square at the heart of the city and surrounded by buildings of various styles and from various periods, such as the Cathedral, the Chapel of El Sagrario, the Cardinal’s Palace and the Capitolio or Congress Building. Behind the latter is the Nariño Palace, home of the president. We continue to the Quinta de Bolívar. Once a colonial mansion of great architectural value, it is now converted into a museum that houses documents and objects that belonged to Simón Bolívar. Afterwards we will go to the Gold Museum, where we will find a collection of more than 36,000 pieces of pre-Columbian manufacture; being the only display of its kind in the world. Finally, we will take a cable car to visit Monserrate for a fantastic view of the city (the order in which the sites are visited can change at any time). Meals: B.
Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira
From Bogota we will take you the salt mines of Zipaquira, from where the monumental Cathedral was excavated. This unique structure is almost 120m deep and occupies an area of around 8000m², with four sections, each one 100m long and 13m wide. The day ends with your return to Bogota. Meals: B
Day 3 - March 3. Bogota - Cartagena
At the chosen time transfer to the airport. Upon arrival in Cartagena 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. Meals: B.
Day 4 - March 4. Cartagena. City Tour
We take approximately four hours visiting 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. Your afternoon is free to enjoy the city. Meals: B, L.
Day 5 - March 5. Cartagena - Home.
At the chosen time you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight back home. Meals: B.
All good things must come to an end, after all. Of course, if 5 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.