Colombia: Bogotá to Cartagena

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Explore today’s Colombia, discovering its incredible culture, gastronomy and biodiversity on a journey that reveals how a commitment to social transformation made it a must-see destination. Marvel at the vibrant street art of once-troubled Medellin and bask in the many splendors of beautiful Cartagena.
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Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Luxury - 5 star
Physical level
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

What's this trip about?

    Explore today’s Colombia, discovering its incredible culture, gastronomy and biodiversity on a journey that reveals how a commitment to social transformation made it a must-see destination. Marvel at the vibrant street art of once-troubled Medellin and bask in the many splendors of beautiful Cartagena.


Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeSmall Group - max of 18 people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start City Bogotá
End City Cartagena


  • Colombia


Travel Map

Day 1: Bogotá, Colombia

Arrive in Bogotá, the capital of Colombia, where you are met and privately transferred to your hotel. Tonight, gather for a festive welcome dinner.

Meals Provided : Dinner

Day 2: Bogotá

Explore Paloquemao market with a guide, sampling local delicacies as you go. Peruse the flower market before heading to Monserrate, a 10,000-foot peak you ascend by funicular railway or cable car. Explore La Candelaria, the oldest part of Bogotá, distinguished by its ...

Day 3: Bogotá

Venture to the Salt Cathedral near Zipaquira. Descend into this amazing underground church built in a salt mine, passing naves depicting the life, death and resurrection of Jesus, and enter the 82-foot-high main cathedral. Afterward, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant ...

Day 4: Medellín

Fly to Medellín, to visit the Parque San Antonio and view sculptures by Fernando Botero, and continue to the Museum of Antioquia to marvel at its pre-Columbian treasures. Next, ride on the Metrocable gondola lift system for views over the once-notorious neighborhood o...

Day 5: Medellin

Journey to picturesque Guatape, admiring breathtaking Antioquia along the way. Stroll Guatape’s cobblestoned streets past colorful pastel-painted buildings and view massive Peñol rock. Meet with a local silletero (flower vendor) to learn about life at their organic flower farm.

Meals Provided : Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Cartagena

Fly to Cartagena to indulge in a private tasting of a variety of rums paired with chocolate and local bites, as you listen to colorful tales of pirates. Dine this evening at the hotel.

Meals Provided : Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Cartagena

Discover the best of this exuberant city. Start at La Popa hill, taking in surrounding vistas. Continue to Cartagena’s colonial walled city and walk its picturesque streets and plazas. Then, visit the Castle San Felipe Barajas, built to defend the city from pirates. P...

Day 8: Cartagena

Explore the peaceful waters of La Virgen swamp, a coastal lagoon separated from the Caribbean Sea by a narrow bank of sand and inhabited by dense mangrove forests as well as over one hundred species of birds. Board a boat to navigate tunnels of overhanging vegetation ...

Day 9: Cartagena

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departing flight.

Meals Provided : Breakfast

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