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Travel from Andean peaks to tropical
Caribbean coastlines, passing through the
mountain capital of Bogotá, picturesque
Villa de Leyva, fertile coffee country, vibrant
Medellín and the colonial port of Cartagena,
one of South America’s most beautiful towns.
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Overnight flight from London (regional
connections available) to Bogotá with
Early morning arrival and transfer by road
to Villa de Leyva, one of Colombia’s finest
colonial towns. En route stop at Tunja and
Boyacá bridge, the site of the turning point
in Colombia's struggle for independence.
Stay 2 nights at the Posada de San Antonio.
Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Full-day tour of this beautiful town of cobbled
streets lined with whitewashed houses. Visit
the nearby 120-million-year-old kronosaurus
fossil and the Dominican convent. (B)
Transfer by road back to Bogotá, stopping at
Zipaquirá en route to see the remarkable salt
cathedral, built inside an old salt mine. Stay at
the Atton Bogotá 93 for 2 nights. (B)
Morning visit to Paloquemao market with its
array of flowers and exotic fruits. Continue with
a walking tour of the historic La Candelaria
district, see Botero’s art collection and visit the
Gold Museum, featuring one of the world’s most
complete collections of ancient gold artefacts.
Afternoon at leisure or optional cable-car ride to
Monserrat hill for panoramic views. (B)
Fly to Pereira in the coffee region, declared
a world heritage site by Unesco. Visit a local
coffee farm to learn about the growing and
production of high quality coffee beans.
Afternoon at leisure and stay for 2 nights at the
Hacienda San José, an old colonial-style house
with delightful gardens. (B)
Today explore the verdant Cocora valley, famous
for its wax palm trees – the tallest in the world.
Take a walk into the cloud forest and visit the
traditional villages of Filandia and Salento. (B, L)
Travel by road to Medellín (journey time
approximately 5-6 hours), stopping at a scenic
lookout for views over the Cauca river. Stay for
2 nights at the Hotel Poblado Alejandria. (B)
Full-day city tour, including the curved
sculptures by local artist Fernando Botero
and the gigantic outdoor escalators. Take a
cable car to the Arvi Park Reserve for a short
walk and learn about the cultural and social
transformation projects of the city in the
district of Santo Domingo. (B)
Transfer to the airport and fly to Cartagena,
a beautiful Caribbean city with old colonial
mansions, overhanging flower-filled balconies
and small plazas. Stay at the characterful Hotel
Kartaxa for 2 nights. (B)
Half-day tour of Cartagena, including a walking
tour of the old town, a visit to the impregnable
Spanish fort, San Felipe, and San Pedro Claver
church with its fine stained-glass windows. (B)
Morning at leisure in the historic city or an
optional visit to the national aviary.
Overnight flight to London via Bogotá with
Avianca. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is lead in each destination en route by a local tour guide.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
Available on request.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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TCP2019: 10 Nights