This tour offers you the chance to see some of Colombia’s diverse, fascinating wildlife, exploring the Colombian Amazon and learning more about the indigenous tribes that have lived in this area. Seeing such a biologically rich face of Colombia will leave you awestruck by the country’s diversity. In addition to the suggested itinerary, it’s possible to go night kayaking (and more) which comes highly recommended. All this and much more only with See Colombia Travel.
Day 1 - June 6. Bogota - Leticia - Floating House
Upon arrival to Leticia you will be transferred to the port for your 15 min boat ride on the Amazon River to Kurupira’s amazing Floating House. Tonight you’ll have a delicious dinner and spend the night relaxing. Meals: D.
Day 2 - June 7. Leticia - Natural Reserve
You’ll transfer to the town pier to board the boat that will lead to the Heliconia Natural Reserve. The journey is approximately three hours, during which you’ll sail on the majestic Amazon River and then by one of its biggest and most important tributaries in the area, the Javari River, which borders Peru and Brazil. During our tour, in addition to tasting the coastal landscape, you’ll pass by the authentic and unique Amazonian populations that still retain the vestiges of the period of colonization and the great rubber boom, combined with views of exotic animal species such as the famous Amazonian freshwater dolphins (Pink or Grey), colorful macaws, herons, kingfishers, eagles, butterflies and many other surprises that can only be believed by visiting this magical world. Finally, arrive at the reserve Ecohotel Heliconia and sample a delicious local meal. Meals: D.
Day 3 - June 8. Amazon
During your stay in the Lodge you have a choice of activities and tours at your disposable. We’re keen to ensure you have the Amazonian tour that suits all your needs and, therefore, we think it’s important that you get to make the final decision on exactly what it is you do in this fascinating region. Of course, if you want recommendations or advice, don’t hesitate to ask. We recommend you plan for two activities per day in order to enjoy them fully. Activities can be repeated. What follows is a list of possible activities for you to indulge yourself in during your time here in Colombia: (Meals: B, L, D)
ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN THE RESERVATION:
* Observe the pink dolphins.
* Visits to indigenous communities.
* Paddle boats in the flooded forest.
* Fishing and traditional craftsmanship.
* Observation of exotic birds.
* Walks in the forest with native guides.
* Walking to the lakes that surround the reservation.
* Night out watching alligators.
* Swimming in natural pools.
* Sightings of fauna and flora of the area.
* Indian Tattoos.
Day 4 - June 9. Leticia - Home
Enjoy breakfast in the Amazon and one last activity before returning to Leticia, at the chosen time you will be transferred to the airport. All good things must come to an end, after all. Of course, if 4 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.
Your personalised See Colombia tour takes you to some of Colombia’s highlights – the laid-back, enchanting Cartagena (named a UNESCO World Heritage site). Get lost in the many plazas, meander through the cobble stone streets and be enchanted by Cartagena’s rich architecture and overwhelming history. As the sunsets, have a drink on top of the old wall watching the sun go down on the Caribbean. All this and much more only with See Colombia Travel.
Day 1 - June 16. Cartagena
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.
Cartagena. City Tour
Our Cartagena City Tour will take approximately four hours. We begin the tour with a visit to Cerro de la Popa, a cloister built on top of a hill that dominates the entire urban complex. Following this we will see the oldest church in the city, San Pedro Claver. Finding ourselves in the famous Old City, we will visit Plaza Bolivar, Bobedas and the Bocagrande Panoramic. The Old City retains all the charm of the colonial days, its narrow, cobbled streets flanked by charming balconies and traditional wooden doors. We will finish in the commercial centre of Cartagena, Pierino Gallo, for some shopping. Your afternoon will be free to enjoy the city at your leisure. Includes entrances to La Popa Monastery, San Pedro Claver Church and San Felipe Fort. Meals: B.
Day 2 - June 17. Cartagena. Day on the islands
Located on the Rosario Islands about 1 hour from Cartagena, Baru 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 Baru. Meals: B.
Day 3 - June 18. Cartagena - HOME
At the chosen time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Bogota and home. All good things must come to an end, after all. Of course, if 3 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.