Best of Colombia

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  • COVID-19protected
  • CO2 neutral
  • Explorer
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 17 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • max group size 12
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  • Starts Bogota, Colombia
  • Ends Bogota, Colombia
  • +6
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Stay in the vibrant Chapinero neighbourhood in Bogota, one of the most culturally diverse parts of town.
  • Embark on a spectacular guided hike through the Cocora Valley, home to hummingbirds and the world's tallest palm trees.
  • Spend a couple of days learning about the world's favourite bean during a stay on a traditional coffee estancia deep in coffee country.
  • Discover the new face of Medellin and learn about the city’s transformation from most dangerous neighbourhood in Colombia to arts and culture haven.
The "Best Of Colombia" tour starts and ends in Bogota. It is an explorer trip that takes 17 days taking you through Cartagena, Guachaca, Tayrona National Park and 5 other destinations in Colombia. "Best Of Colombia" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover South America's best-kept secret on this 17-day adventure through the verdant mountains and powdery beaches of Colombia. Head into the serene highlands of Colombia's famed coffee region and discover the sweeter, softer side of this misunderstood country. Fall in love with Bogota's colonial heart, laze on palm-fringed stretches of Caribbean shoreline and hang with locals that redefine hospitality. 
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 111 reviews
  • Anahita
  • From USA
  • On Dec 06 2018
5 - Excellent
Anahita's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
“It was such a beautiful experience. Very cold but so amazing!! The trek was a bit challenging at times especially with the extreme weather conditions but what can you expect it is patagonia. Camping out in tents was a fun experience. Overall a very good trip!”
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Oct 29 2018
5 - Excellent
Review for another Intrepid Travel tour
“What a wonderful trip. The guide was excellent. He was knowledgeable, patient and present. The facilities were beautiful with breathtaking views of the mountains. I would do it all over again!”
  • Maarten
  • From Netherlands
  • On Oct 21 2018
5 - Excellent
Maarten's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
“Excellent”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Bogota
  • Day 2: Salento
  • Day 3: Coffee Estancia
  • Day 4: Coffee Estancia
  • Day 5: Medellin
  • Day 6: Medellin
  • Day 7: Medellin
  • Day 8: Cartagena
  • Day 9: Cartagena
  • Day 10: Guachaca
  • Day 11: Tayrona National Park / Guachaca Region
  • Day 12: Guachaca Region / Barichara
  • Day 13: Barichara
  • Day 14: Barichara
  • Day 15: Bogota
  • Day 16: Bogota
  • Day 17: Bogota
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (14 nights), Coffee Estancia (2 nights)
Meals
  • 14 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners
Transport
  • Plane , Private Bus , Private vehicle , Public bus , Van
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Bogota - Leader led Orientation walk in Candelaria neigborhood
  • Salento - Tejo game
  • Bogota - Visit to Paloquemao market
  • Coffee plantation tour, coffee tasting and coffee making
  • Barrio Transformation Tour
  • Medellin - Flower Farm tour
  • Metrocable to Acevedo station and up to Santa Elena
  • Cartagena - Orientation walk of hotel neighbourhood
  • Tayrona National Park - Entrance fee
  • Barichara - Walk along Camino Real to the village 'Guane'
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Bogota are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of Colombia tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Colombia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 30 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 29 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 04 January 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 04 January 2022, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 29 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of Colombia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Best of Colombia tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • Colombia enjoys a stable year-round climate, but it can get particularly hot and humid on the coast. Remember to come prepared with adequate clothing.
  • The Cocora Valley hike is quite rigorous, so you'll need to be fit and have sturdy walking shoes to take part. If you'd rather relax, you're free to opt out of this activity and soak up the scenery at your leisure.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated. Children aged 17 years and under must present either a negative COVID-19 test, proof of recovery or proof of full vaccination. Any customer who is unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons can apply for an exemption. Customers must provide a medical certificate from a medical professional. These new safety measures apply on all trips, except for tours in Australia, New Zealand and the Cook Islands.
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