Discover Colombia, a corner of South America that is once again becoming a must-see destination. On a nine-day adventure, spend two nights at a traditional hacienda on a working coffee farm, ride the famous hillside escalators of Medellín — a city that’s evolved tremendously from its notorious past — and wander the cobblestoned streets of historic Cartagena. Get to Colombia before the rest of the world catches on.
Deeper exploration, privileged access, and freedom to roam. All this without sacrificing comfort.
Max 16- Average 12 travelers
Arrive at any time, arrival transfer included. This evening, meet the group and your travel designer for a welcome meeting and set your intention for the trip ahead.
Take a flight to Armenia, where we’ll immerse ourselves in the coffee culture spending two nights at the traditional hacienda of a coffee plantation. Spend the afternoon with a coffee tasting expert and knowing the elements that inspire coffee production, including land, water, fauna, flora, sun and shadow account.
Take a full day excursion to Salento and hiking in the Cocora Valley. You can make the best of your free time by visiting the shops and the town.
Road trip to the world-famous city of Medellín. Use your time to explore this magical city.
Visit Comuna 13, a transformed community. This neighborhood, controlled years ago by the cartels, is a shining example of Colombia’s progress in overcoming its infamous past. With a local guide, start your journey climbing the cable cars and escalators of the public transport system characteristic of the city, and take a walk debating about the history and revitalization of Colombia. You have the possibility to take a historical tour, visit museums or go shopping.
Enjoy a free day to continue exploring Medellín. Opt to visit the nearby town of Guatapé, with its colourful houses and impressive monolith. Or, spend time learning about culture and history at one of the many museums.
Fly to tropical Cartagena. Enjoy a walking tour through the old part of Cartagena visiting key sites throughout the historical centre of the city. Later, enjoy an evening cooking class of Caribbean and Colombian specialties at Interno Training Restaurant, a social reintegration project that offers an innovative space for reconciliation between female prisoners and civil populations.
Experience the Caribbean charm and beauty of the city. Get free time for optional activities such as a visit to Playa Blanca, a boat tour to Islas del Rosario National Park, or to explore nearby beaches. This afternoon we learn the basics of Colombian Salsa, known as Cali style in a private lesson by two local dancers.
Take your flight home at any time. You can also extend your time in Colombia by asking us about options or book in advance another whole journey option.
IMPROVED – Premium accommodations and additional elements, not included in other Zooming.co Journeys, such as private transportation (including internal flights on some tours) and more meals and activities.
Hotels (6 nights), Hacienda / Plantation (2 nights)
8 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 3 Dinner
Bus, minibus, jeep, plane, walking
Local guides, Travel Designers