Overview & Highlights
Visit Andean Colombia's preserved colonial cities Cartagena and Bogotá but go deeper, to discover the pre-Columbian San Agustín, the coffee country and quirky Caribbean Island Providencia, ending at multi-cultural Panama City.
- Bogotá: Walking city tour with gold museum
- San Agustín: tour of archaeological park
- San Agustín: Excursion to Magdalena Gorge
- Coffee Country: Salento, Cocora valley and Filandia
- Coffee Country: Botanical gardens, butterfly farm, Morelia coffee finca
- Medellín: Day trip to colonial Antioquia
- Cartagena: Guided walking tour
- Panama City: Canal jungle boat tour
There's some of the best-preserved colonial architecture in Latin America in the cities of Bogotá and Cartagena, and remarkable pre-Columbian artefacts in the San Agustín Archaeological Park.This holiday takes you to all of these, plus a few days on one of the Caribbean’s laid-back and quirkiest islands, English-speaking Providencia, which flies the Colombian flag. Finish your unique holiday in cosmopolitan Panama City, exploring rainforest-fringed Lake Gatun on the magnificent engineering achievement which is the Panama Canal.
With improved security, the (until now) hidden treasures of Colombia are being discovered by a growing number of in-the-know visitors. This enchanting country has stunning natural scenery, including volcanic Andean landscapes, sun-drenched coffee plantations, and near perfect Caribbean beaches.
Arrive in Bogotá. Transfer to hotel.
Walking city tour with Gold Museum.
Fly to Neiva and drive to San Agustín National Park.
Explore the pre-Columbian archaeological park.
Guided excursion to Magdalena Gorge.
Fly to Armenia in the coffee region
Guided visit to Salento, Valle de Cocora and Filandia.
Excursion to botanical gardens, butterfly farm and Morelia coffee finca.
By road to Medellín.
Guided excursion to Santa Fé de Antioquia.
Fly to Cartagena on the Caribbean coast.
Walking tour of Cartagena.
Fly to San Andrés Island.
Fly to Providencia by light aircraft.
At leisure in Providencia
Fly to Panama City.
Panama Canal jungle boat expedition.
Transfer to the airport for flight home.
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After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
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