Discover Colombia

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4.0 Based on 4 Reviews
  • COVID-19protected
  • Natural landmarks sightseeing
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 16+ yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Bogota, Colombia
  • Ends Bogota, Colombia
  • +5
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Uncover the historical delights of Colombia's capital city
  • Explore Villa de Leyva's colonial centre
  • Learn all about coffee production on a farm tour in the lush Coffee Zone
  • Walk amid wax palm trees in Cocora Valley
The Discover Colombia trip starts and ends in Bogota. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 13 days taking you through Santa Marta, Zipaquira, Palomino and 4 other destinations in Colombia. Discover Colombia is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Colombia is a vast country still largely undiscovered despite its amazing variety of landscapes and culture. On this journey from the Andes to the Caribbean we experience the contrasts between cosmopolitan Bogota, colourful Cartagena, and welcoming rural towns. After soaking up the atmosphere of Villa de Leyva and walking amid giant wax-palms in the the Zona Cafetera, we'll learn what it takes to produce the finest coffee.
4 - Very Good
Based on 4 reviews
5 - Excellent
  • Jack William
  • From Australia
  • On Jun 15 2017
“A varied and well paced trip showing just some of what this beautiful country has to offer. Colombia has beautiful scenery, great variety of food, friendly people and a relaxed atmosphere. Foreign tourism is just beginning to take off, so go now!”
Discover Colombia AAK
5 - Excellent
“My first group tour & my first time to South America. A well organised and interesting trip. Nice group of people from all over the UK and Europe from various backgrounds and age groups. Very informative site seeing tour with easy walks within national parks, coffee regions and city locations. Enough time on your own if needed to look around, yet always felt part of the group.”
Anna Clark
2 - Poor
“I just want to state that we have traveled on nine previous occasions with Exodus and have always given ratings of four or more stars. This rating is not a reflection on Colombia, which we loved, but on the value for money this trip offers. Compared to previous trips this seemed to be very expensive basically for a trip that offered hotels and transport.”
It's Colombia, not Columbia!
3 - Average
“Colombia is a wonderful country and this trip gives an opportunity to taste a good variety of places, climates and altitudes. From Bogota to the serenity of the coffee zone, then over to the Caribbean and the jungle, we experienced more, and less, than we expected. More in that our guide did not seem to follow the trip notes, not sure if it was him or the notes that were wrong, and less in that there was a lot of free time with no activities, although we could have done them independently - easy if you speak Spanish. An expensive trip to have so much unorganised time.”
  • Day 1: Start Bogota.
  • Day 2: Free morning; afternoon tour of La Candelaria district.
  • Day 3: Morning walking tour including Monserrate viewpoint; free afternoon.
  • Day 4: To Villa de Leyva via the salt cathedral in Zipaquira.
  • Day 5: Walking tour of Villa de Leyva; visit fossil museum.
  • Day 6: Fly to the 'Coffee Zone'; travel to Salento.
  • Day 7: Walk amid the wax palm trees of Cocora Valley; coffee tour.
  • Day 8: Orchid farm visit; fly to Medellin. 
  • Day 9: City tour of Medellin.
  • Day 10: Visit flower farm in Santa Elena; fly to Cartagena.
  • Day 11: Walking tour of Cartagena old town.
  • Day 12: Morning mangrove canoe tour; free afternoon.
  • Day 13: Transfer to Cartagena Airport; fly to Bogota; trip ends.
  • 12 nights hotels with en suite facilities , All accommodation
  • All breakfasts and 3 lunches
  • Travel by internal flight and private minibus
  • All transport and listed activities
  • (if booking incl. flights)
  • Some leisurely walks
  • Group normally 4 to 16, plus leader. Min age 16 yrs
  • Tour leader throughout
  • 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 Discover Colombia tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Discover Colombia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 10 July 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 10 July 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Discover 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.


For this Discover 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.

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 protocols have been adhered to.
  • An average group size of maximum 10 people have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19. Local authority requirements will furthermore be followed.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this package tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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