Colombia – Explorers Honeymoon
Colombia is a country at the northern tip of South America. It’s landscape is marked by rainforests, Andes mountains and numerous coffee plantations….
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Colombia is a country at the northern tip of South America. It’s landscape is marked by rainforests, Andes mountains and numerous coffee plantations. In the high-altitude capital, Bogotá, the Zona Rosa district is known for its restaurants and shops. Cartagena, on the Caribbean coast, has a walled colonial Old Town, a 16th-century castle and nearby coral reefs.
Capital and largest city: Bogotá; 4°35′N 74°4′W / 4.583°N 74.067°W
Official language: Spanish
Welcome to Bogota, the journey for adventurous Honeymooners begin! Arrival at El Dorado airport and transfer to your hotel within the modern district of the city. (Car Transportation – 40min – 14.8km)
At the hotel relax and enjoy 60 to 90 minutes of spa treatments.
Choose in the menu your preferred massage, from a relaxing massage with hot stones to a 4-hand massage. There are plenty of options.
In the morning the driver will pick you up at your hotel to start your walking city tour in the historic center of Bogota. You will discover the colonial district of la Candelaria, Bogota historical center and its squares and markets. It is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and to understand their way of life. In the afternoon: you will visit the famous Gold Museum (closed on Mondays) and Botero Museum (closed on Tuesdays) where you will be able to admire the masterpieces of the renowned Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero.
This morning transfer to Bogotá airport to take your flight to one of the most beautiful regions in Colombia, The Coffee Region.
National flight Bogota – Armenia (Airplane – 150min)
Welcome at Armenia city airport and transfer to your hotel, a magical Hacienda among the outstanding natural beauty of this region.
In the afternoon, time to experience the very best of coffee production, visit the plantations before exploring the small factory where the coffee is processed. The famous drink will have no secret for you after some coffee testing with full explanations from your guide.
Departure after your breakfast with our local English-speaking guide to Salento village. You will wander around the Coffee Region among its banana, pineapple and coffee plantations. Once in Salento, you will head to Cocora Valley where Wax Palms (representative Colombian trees) prosper. After a 2,5 hour tour, free time for lunch (we recommend you the local specialty: the trout). Walk in the typical village of Salento, visit the local hand craft shops and explore its streets and colorful houses.Late afternoon drive back to the Hacienda to spend the night.
This morning transfer to Pereira airport. (Car Transportation – 90min – 66.0km) to take your National flight Pereira – Medellin with Easy fly (Type ATR-72 plane)
Arrival at Medellin airport and transfer to your boutique hotel.
Medellin is the “City of Eternal Spring” there are many things to do here, participate in a barista workshop and learn how to make coffee like a pro. Learn all the secrets and history of Colombian coffee. You will prepare various types of coffee such as the Espresso, Machiatto, black coffee and the Cappuccino with a professional coffee machine. At every step our barista will guide and encourage you to prepare every style of coffee, while enjoying the atmosphere of a Colombian coffee shop. You will also prepare the coffee with different brewing methods, the French press, V60 and Chemex. This workshop is the perfect trick to impress your friends and family with your knowledge of coffee and its manufacturing.
Following the footsteps of Medellin’s history back in time about 20 years, we’ll find ourselves in one of the most dangerous cities in the world. In the early 90s, hunting on the drug lord Pablo Escobar, the head of Medellin’s drug cartel, was at its peak. When the rule of “El Patrón” finally came to an end, struggles and fights for who will be the next drug lord started. In 2002, however, the city began to undergo a deep transformation. Local politicians gave it a try and started to invest in infrastructure and public education. The city is still reaping the rich rewards today. Medellin has turned into one of the most innovative metropolises worldwide.
Make your Medellin travel experience even better and time travel through its history and present in order to learn more about the transformation of the fascinating “City of Eternal Spring”. If you’re wondering what to do in Medellin, this tour is the answer. You’ll discover stories about its past by visiting the most important places marked by historical events. After having listened to the stories while exploring the city, you are going to look at Medellin from a different perspective.
Today transfer to Medellin airport. (Car Transportation – 60min – 36.0km)
National flight Medellin – Cartagena (with Avianca or Latam). (Airplane – 150min – 640.0km)
Arrival at Cartagena airport and transfer to your colonial hotel. (Car Transportation – 20min – 5.0km)
This afternoon explore and discover this enchanting and romantic Caribbean city at your own rhythm.
Visit its traditional street markets ideal for hand-crafts shopping and close encounters with local people and its traditions.
Late afternoon to enjoy the city and have a refreshing drink while watching the magical sunset and the stunning colors of the Caribbean Sea and the sky from the San Felipe Castle.
Follow the footsteps of famous pirates and discover the “Pearl of the Caribbean”, a city rich in culture, diversity, exotic and heritage.
This tour throughout the beautiful city of Cartagena will bring you back to colonial times, among colorful houses and lively squares. Walking tour in the colonial neighborhoods of San Diego and Santo Domingo. You will pass by: Plaza de los Coches, plaza de la Aduana, parque Bolívar, el Museo del Oro, plaza de Santa Teresa, plaza de Santo Domingo, las murallas y Las Bóvedas.
Time to relax during this beautiful day onboard your private sail boat enjoying the stunning turquoise color water of the Caribbean Sea. Bocachica, el Cholon, Rosario Islands or San Bernardo islands? You will be the captain for the day! Such an amazing experience!
Today transfer to Cartagena airport according to your international flight. (Car Transportation to airport – 20min – 5.0km)
- Transportation to the places indicated on the program.
- Domestic flights.
- Indicated accommodation or similar ones, depending on availability.
- Meals where indicated.
- Activities and entrances specified on this program.
- Local professional guides – English speaking.
- 24/7 Guide during the whole trip.
- Our assistance 24/24.
- Travel and Medical insurance.
- International flight (optional to book through us)
- Additional fees not indicated on this program
- Meals where not indicated (count between 20 and 50 AED per person)
- Personal expenses
- Additional entrances not specified on this program
- Bank fees if paying with credit card