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Coffee Colombia

COL03: 8 Days Bogota - Armenia - Cocora Valley - Filandia - Cartagena

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Hotel: 4-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice

Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrival in Bogota, Airport pick-up
Welcome to join the Colombia coffee tour! Upon arrival at the airport of Bogota, you'll find our guide waiting at arrival hall and ready to send you to check in the hotel. The rest time of the day is free for you. After a good rest, you could go for a walk at surrounding places.

Accommodation: Hotel BOG (4 stars)

Day 2: Visit Museo Botero & Gold Museum
After breakfast, we will go to Mount Monserrate at the city center and take a cable car to its top where you could have a sweeping view of the city's landscape. Then we will drive to visit the La Candelaria, home to old colonial buildings and some of the most popular museums of Bogota. After arrival, we will first visit Plaza de Bolivar, wandering at the cobblestone square and discovering surrounding historical buildings like Palace of Justice, The Cathedral Primada and National Capitol etc.

Then we will walk across the square to visit Museo de Botero, a popular art museum with an extraordinary collection of paintings and sculptures by Colombia's famous artist Fernando Botero, and another museum called Museo del Oro characterized by plenty of pre-Hispanic pieces of gold.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel BOG (4 stars)

Day 3: Discover Laguna de Guatavita & Salt Cathedral, Fly to Armenia
Your coffee tour in Colombia today will start with a 1.5-hour drive to Laguna de Guatavita, a scenic forest-fringed crater lake. The local Muisca regard it as a holy site and they used to throw gold offerings into the deep lake when conducting rituals. It often rains there. Don't forget to take an umbrella with you.

Next, we will drive to visit Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá, a spectacular catholic church caved into a salt mine which is 200 meters (220 yards) below the ground. Last, we will drive back to Bogota and send you to catch the flight to Armenia. On arrival, the local guide will transfer you to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Estrella del Monte (4 stars)

Day 4: Armenia one day tour with Cocora Valley & Filandia
In the morning, we will go for a hike at Cocora Valley amid misty green hill, a sanctuary to protect the national tree wax palm and species dependent on it. The palm tree here can grow up to 60 meters (200 feet), making them the world's tallest ones. When the hike is over, we will drive to visit a lade-back colonial village called Filandia highlighted by plenty of chic restaurants and cafes hidden in the brightly-painted houses.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Estrella del Monte (4 stars)

Day 5: Explore a coffee plantation Hacienda San Alberto, Fly to Cartagena
Today's Colombia coffee tour is to sightsee the world-famous coffee plantation Hacienda San Alberto, located an hour's drive from your hotel. Accompanied by the professional guide, you will observe the whole process of how the awarded coffee is made from beans and get a better understanding of the variety tastes of Colombia coffee and its plantation history. What's more? You could also carry a basket and experience the joy of picking coffee beans. Then we will transfer you to take the flight to Cartagena, a port city facing the Caribbean Sea, and send you to the hotel after arrival.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel Armeria Real (4 stars)

Day 6: Walled City walking tour & San Felipe Castle
Today we will take a walking tour to explore the Walled City, a historic area alongside the skyscraper-filled modern city, marked by an 11 km (7 mi) long stone wall built originally to defend against pirate attacks. There we will also tour abound the San Felipe Castle, which was perched on a hill holding a strategic position to defend against attacks no matter via land or sea, and Convento de La Popa, a 17th-century convent situated atop Cartagena's highest hills with elegant stone verandas and beautiful courtyard. As we walk along the cobbled streets, you could also try some delicious snacks and tropical fruits at street vendors.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel Armeria Real (4 stars)

Day 7: Enjoy beach tour in Islas del Rosario
In the morning, we will go to the dock and take a 45-minute boat ride to Islas del Rosario. After arrival at the beautiful island, we will take a leisurely walk at the sun-soaked beach and later go snorkeling or scuba diving in the crystal clear turquoise waters, sightseeing unspoiled coral reefs and swimming with colorful tropical fish. Then you could enjoy some free time to discover other places on the island. We will sail back to Cartagena at nightfall.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel Armeria Real (4 stars)

Day 8: Farewell to Cartagena
Today, before the end of the coffee tour in Colombia, our guide will send you to the airport according to your flight schedule and see you off there. Thanks a lot for your trust. Hope you've had wonderful time with us.

Meals: Breakfast

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This trip can be tailored to match your dates and interests!
Tour Prices

2024 & 2025 Special: 10% off - Book before Aug 31, 2024

2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
USD3489 USD3140USD3189 USD2870
  • Prices are per person based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • All meal arrangements are served as the itinerary specifies.
  • Economy class airfare of Bogota - Armenia - Cartagena.
  • English speaking local guides for the city tours mentioned.
  • All transfers in private AC vehicle with an experienced driver as per the itinerary.
  • Entrances fees for scenic spots as per the itinerary.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out from Colombia.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc).
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Colombia visa fee.
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