7 Day Colombia Private Tour

3 Bogota & 3 Cartagena
6 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • 6 nights accommodation on the following order:
  • 3 nights at the [Sofitel Bogota Victoria Regia], Bogota, Superior Room with Breakfast
  • 3 nights at the [Ananda Hotel Boutique] By Cosmos, Cartagena, Deluxe Suite Room with Breakfast
  • All transfers with private transportation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Bilingual guide
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Sat - Arrival Bogota

  • Board your international flight to start your journey to Colombia
  • Arrival at Bogota international airport, Welcome by your guide and transfer to your hotel.
DAY 2: Sun - Candelaria, Gold Museum & Paloquemao Market - 7 Hours

  • Today, enjoy an authentical experience at the biggest market of the capital: Paloquemao Farmers Market. Early in the morning, enjoy an experience full of color, where traders from across the country bring the most exotic and traditional ingredients of Colombian cuisine. Farmers take close care of their stalls, selling their products, eager to show you fruits and herbs that only grow in a tropical weather.
  • Continue by exploring the capital old city, getting to know its historical center and museums. Set off for the symbolic district of La Candelaria, an area well-known for the conservation of its colonial and republican architecture.
  • Afterward, visit the emblematic Gold Museum, a place with an extraordinary collection displaying the goldsmith culture of our indigenous ancestors.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 3: Mon - Salt Cathedral & Zipaquira - 5 Hours

  • Leave to Zipaquira, a town internationally known for having one of the most visited touristic wonders in Colombia: its majestic Salt Cathedral. The cathedral makes part of a salt mine that is located 180 meters (590 feet) underground.
  • The trip to Zipaquira takes about 1.5 hours, and once at the Salt Cathedral, you will experience an insightful tour uncovering all the secrets of this magical place. Get to know the fourteen Stations of the Cross throughout the lit tunnel of the mine and appreciate the sculptures that you find during the tour. At the agreed time, return to your hotel in Bogota.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 4: Tue - Bogota - Cartagena

  • After Breakfast depart Bogota to Cartagena
  • Walled city, Getsemani & Street food - 4 Hrs
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 5: Wed - Getsemani, San Felipe Fortress, San Pedro & Cooking class Experience

  • Today enjoy an authentical experience a half-day street food tour.
  • You stroll the streets of Cartagena to sample a few of the original recipes that have inspired the new Colombian cuisine. This is one of the best ways to gain insight into the daily life and culture of the people.
  • Discover the stunningly gorgeous port city on Colombians Caribbean coast, Cartagena. Visit the San Felipe castle-fortress, built on San Lazaro hill to defend the city from pirate attacks. Walk around the fortress and see the castle tunnels, underground galleries, and passageways. Afterward, head to the Walled City, and visit San Pedro Claver Convent and Church, an XVII century construction that honors Saint Peter Claver. Lastly, walk around the archways Vaults,  built within the Walled City used to store armaments until the late 1700s, and later as a prison in the XIX century.
  • Cooking class (Fast colombian tipical food) Experience: How about learning to cook the best Caribbean dishes of Colombia in a warm and pleasant atmosphere, in the very heart of Getsemani? The Ohlala Bistrot offers a cooking workshop of 3 hours, under the tutelage of French Chef Gilles Dupart, his wife Carolina, and a team of Caribbean women. This is an opportunity for them to share with you the most typical and tasty recipes of the region, and to showcase the colorful variety of local ingredients. Start by doing the groceries at Bazurto, the most significant local market of all types of products in Cartagena. Afterward, continue by preparing a tropical fruit juice or mojito cocktail, and have a tasting of starters while the chef explains to you the recipes for both main courses and desserts that you will prepare. After three hours of lively and enriching exchanges, enjoy the result of your work and receive a printed copy of the recipes you prepare.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 6: Thu - Full Day Isla Del Encanto -SIB Boat & Rum Tasting

  • All-day tour by boat to the Archipelago Islas del Rosario located 45km southeast, approximately one hour from Cartagena bay. The national park is surrounded by coral reefs and lapped by clear blue waters and is the natural habitat for a large variety of marine fauna. Three ecosystems thrive here: coastal lagoons, mangroves surrounding them, and tropical forests.
  • Free time for snorkeling and relaxation. Lunch during the excursion. Return to the hotel.
  • Contnuie with Rum Tasting: Located in the Getsemani neighborhood, in front of the Convention Center, The Arsenal captivates costumers with its atmosphere, cocktails, and a great variety of first-class rums offered at the lounge. The cocktail bar and menu are created by its owner and host Dau Abraham, well-known not only for being an excellent chef, but also for having been awarded as an expert in rum tasting and bartending. The tasting begins with a mini welcome cocktail, followed by a mixture of Colombian rum, aguardiente, and rum infusions paired with different kinds of Colombian chocolate. Be delighted by the taste of the rum ranging in age from 4 - 27 years and get to know its history and distilling process better, while enjoying a few light bites from Chef Dau menu.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 7: Fri - Departure

  • Transfer to Airport for your departure flight.
  • Meal: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • Guaranteed to operate every Saturday.
  • International airfare is not included in our rate and will be provided upon request.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
Not Included
  • International flights
  • Airport and security taxes for international flights
  • Lunch and dinners unless indicated
  • Beverages
  • All personal expenses
  • Tips for driver and guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional Tours

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