Highlights of Colombia (7)

Tour/Activity in Bogotá, Colombia

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Discover the unmissable highlights of Colombia

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Day 1

Transfer from the airport

After your arrival in Bogota, transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Bogota city tour

Walk the streets of Bogota to get a genuine feel for the city. The colonial old town of La Candelaria, the Plaza de Bolívar, beautiful churches and the world-famous gold museum (closed on Mondays) are a great introduction to the history and culture of the city. Take a cable car ride up the mountain Monserrate. From the top there is a spectacular panoramic view of the city. A special highlight of the day is a trip to the subterranean salt cathedral of Zipaquirá.

Day 3

Bogota to Armenia

Transfer to the airport in the morning for a short flight to Armenia, the country's coffee region. After the welcome at the airport you will be transferred to a special regional hacienda. In the afternoon, you'll be guided through a detailed tour of the hacienda to learn about the coffee growing process. This is a great opportunity to learn why the mild Colombian highland coffee takes its place as some of the best coffee in the world.

Day 4

Armenia

Today the journey leads you into the Cocora valley. On a short hike to the edge of the cloud forest you can enjoy the beautiful landscape and marvel at the Colombian national tree, the wax palm - one of the highest palm species in the world. Afterwards drive to Salento and learn about the typical architecture of the villages in this region as well as many small handicraft workshops. Today's lunch is included in the cost of your tour.

Day 5

Armenia to Cartagena

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cartagena, one of the most beautiful cities in South America. Drop your bags at the hotel in the old town before making a trip to visit San Felipe Castle and La Popa Monastery. Tour of the old town encased by thick city walls and visit the most important historic buildings.

Day 6

Cartagena

Day at leisure. Optional: trip to the Islas del Rosario. Enjoy a day of swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean. There's an option to visit the oceanarium.

Day 7

Cartagena to Bogota

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Bogota

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