Overview & Highlights
Explore cosmopolitan Bogotá, colonial masterpiece Villas de Leyva, the peaceful Andean scenery of the coffee region, resurgent city Medellin and historic Cartagena on the Caribbean coast.
- Bogotá: city tour and Gold Museum
- Zipaquirá salt cathedral and Laguna Guatavita
- Villa de Leyva: EccoHomo, El Fosil, El Infiernito and Casa Terracota
- Coffee region:tour of Coffee farm
- Coffee region:Cocora Valley, Salento and Filandia
- Medellín: city tour
- Medellín: Antioquia region tour
- Cartagena: city tour
On this new tour, Colombia offers you an experience of riches galore in a range of sumptuous landscapes and vibrant towns and cities. Having emerged from a period of social and political unrest, the country is resurging with a new optimism which permeates the very fibre of society both in rural villages and the vividly contrasting major cities. The welcome from its youthful, friendly people has always been warm, but now that is imbued with a tangible confidence in the future.
The dynamic capital Bogotá and romantic, Caribbean Cartagena have long been on the radar for visitors, and the gorgeous coffee region has been welcoming guests for some time to its historic fincas. Here we also take you to Villa de Leyva, a beautifully preserved Spanish colonial town; arty villages Salento, Filandia and Guatape, and a wholly transformed Medellín, now one of the most exciting cities on the continent for the arts, entertainment and gastronomy.
UK clients depart, arriving Bogotá, Colombia, the following morning.
City tour, including a visit to the Gold Museum.
Drive to Villa de Leyva via Zipaquirá salt cathedral.
Guided visit to the varied highlights of the surrounding area.
Fly to Armenia in the coffee region.
Guided visit to a coffee farm.
Guided day trip to Valle de Cocora, Salento and Filandia.
Travel from Armenia to Medellín by road.
Guided city tour of Medellín.
Guided visit to El Peñol and Guatapé.
Fly to Cartagena on the Caribbean coast.
Guided city tour of Cartagena.
Day at leisure in Cartagena.
Transfer to airport for international flight.
UK clients arrive home the following day.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
So many memorable moments on this tour but watching the sunset and enjoying the independence day parades in Cartegena were particularly special and playing the traditional Colombian game of tejo was great fun.HP, Richmond
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Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Sophie Barber - Travel Consultant
Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia.
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Ben Line - Travel Consultant
Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.
Carrie Gallagher - Travel Consultant
A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Escorted Groups team.
Evie Oswald - Travel Consultant
It’s hard to believe that Evie has had time to cram so much in to her life so far. Having lived as a child in the Americas and Europe she found herself immediately attracted to Latin America.
Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Consultant
Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our Sales team.
Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Consultant
Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Consultant
After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.