This tour begins in Bogota, the capital city of Colombia. Explore the winding cobbled streets as well as the stunning historical architecture and buzzing cafes. Visit interesting museums, like the Salt Cathedral in Zipaquira and the Bogota Gold Museum. From Bogota it is on to Cartagena, a lovely Caribbean town and UNESCO World Heritage site. Here you can not only soak up the sunshine but also the history.
On arrival you will be transferred to your HOTEL for your three night-stay.
Embark on a city tour to visit the historic centre, Plaza Bolívar, Capilla Del Sagrario and the famous Gold Museum. Take a cable ride to the sanctuary of Monserrate Hill for a view of the city and the Andes mountains. (B)
This morning, you will be driven northwards towards Zipaquira, travelling across the central region of the savannah, home to Colombia’s famous flower cultivation. Here you will visit the impressive Salt Cathedral, an underground Church built 300 metres inside a salt mountain which overlooks the town. (B, L)
Day 4Bogota – Cartagena
Today you will board your flight to Cartagena
(additional cost). On arrival you will be transferred to your HOTEL for your three night-stay. (B)
Enjoy a half day walking tour of Cartagena, where you will see the Parque Bolívar, the statue of El Libertador, Museum del Oro, and the Santo Domingo Church, before returning to your hotel. (B)
This morning you will be met at your hotel and taken to San Basilio de Palenque, recognized by UNESCO. The city inhabitant’s lives are guided by African customs, traditions and rites, as their ancestors did for centuries before. You will see the older women dressed in multi-coloured dresses swaying their hips while they walk balancing bowls of fresh fruit on their heads, like you would see in Africa. (B)
Day 7Depart Cartagena
Today you will be transferred to the Cartagena Airport for your onward flight. (B)