With this journey to Nuqui, you will not only discover an exotic, unique place in the world, full of untouched nature. You can also discover your self. This is a journey to really disconnect from everyday life and technology and embrace the tranquility and overwhelming power of this nature`s wonder.
The hump whales come to this paradise every year during June to October to have their babies in this warm waters
The majority of the population in the region are Afro-Colombians, another part of the population is represented by members of indigenous tribes. This is part of the magic of this beautiful place. With this trip you support their communities and help them in the development of sustainable tourism projects. Your food will be prepared with delicious local ingredients and fresh products from the sea. All meals, natural juices and coffee during the day are included.
Active, Family, Wild life
Max 16- Average 12 travelers
5 Breakfast, 5 lunch, 5 dinners, Coffee, Hot beverage
Local Flight Medellin – Nuqui- Medellin – Speed boat
Local guides, Diving instructor PADI, SSI, Marine biologists
Pick up at MDE airport. Meet you destination specialist and start your trip whit an amazing dinner. We will make reservations for you in a great restaurant in the city to prepare yourself for the great time ahead.
Accommodation: Hotel Diez o similar
Meals included: None
Transport: Private vehicle (40 min – 35km)
Free time: From the time of your arrival to the next day
Take a 40 min flight to get directly to the town of Nuqui. Here a member of our team will welcome you at the airport and take you by speed boat to the eco-cabin located at the best beach of the town. Make your self comfortable and enjoy the complete tranquility of the pacific ocean
In the afternoon, get ready to submerge into the first dive adventure.
The natural wealth of the Choco jungle is made up of 147 bird species, over 100 insect species, more than 500 species of marine fauna, and hundreds of species of marine and terrestrial flora. The surrounding sea offers a great opportunity to observe dolphins, tortoises, schools of Jacks and sardines and big variety of fish. During July to October the Yubarta whales that visit Colombia to give birth to their young offspring.
At night enjoy a nice dinner and relax.
ACTIVITY: TRANSPORTATION – RELAX AT THE BEACH
Accommodation: Beach Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast – Lunch -Dinner
Transport: Private hotel- Airport, Local flight from Medellin to Nuqui (40 min) Speed boat ride to the Lodge (15 min )
This place is full of magical spots. This day you can enjoy the beach as you please. There´s many kilometers to walk and enjoy the ocean. It is not common to find more people at the beach, enjoy the feeling that the ocean is only there for you. If you are feeling more active the local guide will take you to “the waterfall of love” a beautiful, pristine location inside of the jungle.
ACTIVITY Non Divers: HIKING TO WATERFALL- BEACH
For divers: Enjoy 2 more dives in the morning in wonderful spots and come back to be welcome with a wonderful lunch and enjoy the afternoon
Transportation: speed boat to the dive sites
Free time: After 6 pm
Prepare yourself for a healing, amazing place inside of the tropical jungle. By taking a hike at the beach with your guide, you will arrive to this hot spring natural pool that Be ready to experience the mangrove ecosystem and observe quietly to recognize the variety of wild life around. Appreciate the beauty of nature, heal and relax inside this
ACTIVITY: HIKING TO HOTSPRINGS – BEACH
For divers: lets get started and prepare our equipment to have 2 more amazing dives. Be amazed by the species you will find once submerge into the Colombian pacific waters. Prepare yourself for some really dark waters, populated by thousands of fish. Expect big fish schools and if you are lucky enough be ready to spot sharks and whale sharks.
Trek with your guide to find the calmed Rio Jovi. There, locals will be waiting for you to join them in their traditional canoes on this journey to reconcile itself with nature and the spirit. Spot different colourful birds, listen to stories of the inhabitants, learn about the multiple different species of trees and understand the cultural importance they have for the community.
ACTIVITY: River exploration on a canoe
For divers: Nuqui and the surrounding are also amazing outside of the water! Choose between joining the river exploration or hiking to the relax hot springs in the jungle.
Humpback Whales Megaptera novaeanglieae come every year from the Norther and Southern hemispehere to breed and give birth. they spend a lot of time at the surface resting or socializing. They make it look like a show of pectoral fin or tail slapping, breaching or spy hopping.
Watching the humpbacks is very satisfying , they might breach (jump) completely out of the water and they are often curious about the boats and come very close to them.
During the Watch whales season you take a speedboat with the marine biologist to see the whales closer, enjoy their presence and learn about their behaviour.
Leave on a speed boat early in the morning to catch your flight to Medellin.
Enjoy your free time in the city of eternal spring to visit the Medellin sightseeing places like the Botero square, the botanical garden and the “metro cable” to high up on the hills.
ACTIVITY: Transportation + Free time in Medellin
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.
Juliana Gonzales is the expert diver leading the diving experience. She is Marine biologist, a SSI advance open water instructor and a PADI open water instructor. She have been diving as a profesional for ten years, have more than 4000 log dives (between trainig and taking fundivers).
She loves the ocean do her best to not only take people diving but share her pasion and tell you more about what you are watching underwater.
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