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DEPART UK 1st AUGUST 2019
Day 1 - 2nd August - Arrive Bogotá
Upon arrival, hotel check-in. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Dinner will be arranged! Overnight in Bogotá.
Day 2 – Bogotá
After breakfast, city tour of Bogotá. Visit Botero Museum, Gold Museum and Monserrate Hill. In the afternoon, time to explore on your own. Overnight in Bogotá.
Day 3 – Bogotá / Villa de Leyva
Transfer to Villa de Leyva, a 4-hour drive with a 1-hour stop in artisan village of Raquira. Upon arrival in Villa de Leyva, a short walking tour to learn about the areas history. Overnight in Villa de Leyva.
Day 4 – Villa de Leyva / Bogotá Airport / Armenia
After breakfast, explore Villa de Leyva on your own. Flights to Armenia. Upon arrival, transfer to a rural hotel in the local coffee area.
Day 5 – Hacienda Combia / Santa Rosa de Cabal
After breakfast, tour at Hacienda Combia, one of the local coffee plantations where you will be explained whole process! Visit natural hot springs at Santa Rosa de Cabal. Please pack swimsuits!
Day 6 – Salento / Valle de Cocora
Visit typical paisa town of Salento. Visit Cocora Valley. Please take hiking boots as there is a 3-mile hike and the ground can sometimes be wet and muddy. There is also an easier route for those who choose not to partake.
Day 7 –Armenia Airport / Santa Marta / Palomino
Flight to Santa Marta. Upon arrival, transfer to Palomino area a place known for its beaches and a base for exploring Sierra Nevada Mountains. Overnight in Palomino.
Day 8 – Palomino
Day spent at your leisure.
Day 9 – Palomino
Spent at your leisure. Optional day trips: Flamingo Park, Valencia Waterfalls and Tayrona National Park. The trip to Tayrona National Park involves hiking in the heat. Your guide will let you know which activities are available upon arrival. Overnight in Palomino.
Day 10 - Palomino / Cartagena
After breakfast, transfer to Cartagena, roughly a 6-hour drive with regular stops. Upon arrival, hotel check-in and you are free to explore. Overnight in Cartagena.
Day 11 – Cartagena
After breakfast, full day city tour. Visit Convent La Popa, Castillo San Felipe and historical centre of Cartagena. Overnight in Cartagena.
Day 12 – Cartagena
Spent at your leisure. Overnight in Cartagena.
Day 13 – 14th August - Depart Cartagena
After breakfast, proceed to Cartagena Airport for flights home.
· Sharing a twin room at 3-star hotels with breakfast (single supplement £399.00)
· English-speaking guide throughout
· All tours and activities as mentioned in itinerary
· Transportation in private vehicles (including airport transfers if travelling on suggested flights)
· 2 Domestic flights
· International flights · Optional tours and activities
TOUR COST: £[masked] and does not include flights from the UK, but does now include 2 internal flights. We will give the go ahead to book flights once we have a minimum of 5 people paid their deposits. Tours without flights are TTA bonded.
DEPOSIT: To secure your place on the trip, you will have to pay a non-refundable deposit of £250.00 via bank transfer, Paypal or Credit Card.
**Kindly RSVP if interested to join this tour. We will send you a link to make the deposit. If we don’t receive your deposit within 3 days of RSVP, your RSVP will be changed to "not going" and your space will be released.**
By paying deposit you will agree to the following cancellation policies: http://bit.ly/BookingandCancellationPolicy
Visas are not required for British passport holders, if you hold an alternative passport, get in touch. Please ensure you have 6 months validity on your passport and at least 2 blank pages.
A check-in time of 14.00 is typical at most hotels. If arriving early, let us know if you would like the room to be booked from the night before (for additional cost).
It may sometimes be necessary to make small, last-minute changes to our itineraries or hotels for reasons beyond our control. We will update you.