Discover Medellin & Cartagena

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Experience the very best of Colombia on this incredible 5-night adventure! Start in the city of Medellin, where you'll enjoy a full-day excursion to the colorful village of Guatape. Nestled among soaring green mountains and glistening blue lakes, Guatape comes alive with vibrant storefronts and picture-perfect charm. From Medellin, you'll be transferred to t...
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Overview

Trip type
Self-Guided / Independent Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

Highlights

    • Full-Day Tour to Guatape (with lunch)
    • Cartagena City Tour (half-day)
    • Full-day Tour to the Rosario Islands

What's this trip about?

    Experience the very best of Colombia on this incredible 5-night adventure! Start in the city of Medellin, where you'll enjoy a full-day excursion to the colorful village of Guatape. Nestled among soaring green mountains and glistening blue lakes, Guatape comes alive with vibrant storefronts and picture-perfect charm. From Medellin, you'll be transferred to the airport for a quick flight to Cartagena! This colonial gem is a kaleidoscope of color, filled with culture and cuisine. Indulge in fresh ceviche near the coast and hit all the highlights on a half-day city tour. You'll even get a taste of paradise on a full-day Rosario Islands experience! Pack your bags, Colombia awaits! 

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIndependent
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityMedellin
End CityColombia

Destinations

  • South America
  • Colombia

Attractions

  • Cartagena

Trip includes

    • Roundtrip economy class airfare into Medellin (MDE), out of Cartagena (CTG)
    • All airport transfers
    • 2 nights in Medellin at the Poblado Plaza Hotel, or similar
    • Full-day tour of Guatape
    • One way economy class flight from Medellin (MDE) to Cartagena (CTG)
    • 3 nights in Cartagena at the Caribe by Faranda Grand Hotel, or similar
    • Half-day Cartagena City Tour
    • Full-day Rosario Island Tour
    • Breakfast daily

Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Medellin!

Touch down in Medellin, one of Colombia's most important cities! Bursting with business, art, fashion, and nightlife, this city is filled with things to see and do.

Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Medellin. Once you get settled, head out and explore on your own! 

Day 2 Medellin

Grab your camera and get ready for Guaptape! Enjoy a full-day tour to the tiny village of Guatape, known for its colorful houses and spectacular views. Surrounded by green mountains and blue lakes, this day will be a perfect blend of village culture and natural scenery! 

Day 3 Medellin - Cartagena

Waive goodbye to Medellin! Today, you'll hop on a quick flight to the colonial jewel of Colombia: Cartagena. 

Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to your hotel in Cartagena. Check-in, get settled, and begin exploring! 

Day 4 Cartagena

Get to know the city on an included half-day tour of Cartagena! Visit all the highlights and soak up the spirit of this colonial gem. 

Day 5 Cartagena

Ready for paradise? Today you'll embark on a quick journey to the breathtaking Rosario Islands. Immerse yourself in the beauty of crystal-clear water, white sand, and swaying palms. You may even spot some marine life! 

Day 6 Depart Colombia

Enjoy a comfortable transfer to the airport and reflect on a wonderful trip!

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Last Updated: 2/23/2024

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