Discover the lavish side of Colombia through its enigmatic landscapes, colonial architecture, treasured relics, and fascinating history from ancient times to the present day.

Highlights

  • Set out on a comprehensive guided tour of Bogotá—Colombia’s capital city and cosmopolitan center—including a visit to Paloquemao, one of the country’s largest and most important markets, plus a stop at its historic center, La Candelaria.
  • Outside the small town of Zipaquirá, take an underground tour through the famous Salt Cathedral, carved inside an active salt mine that formed 250 million years ago.
  • In Medellín, engage in a discussion about Pablo Escobar, plus discover the city’s social transformation and how the inspirationally modern public transportation system has impacted residents.
  • Travel into the mountains of Antioquia—over 6,500 feet in elevation—to Santa Elena, home to traditional farmers. During a visit to an organic flower farm, learn about silletas, flower arrangements that are the cultural symbol of Medellín.
  • Discover Cartagena’s rich history and beautiful colonial architecture during a guided walking tour through the inner walled section of the city.

Itinerary at a Glance

February 21Depart gateway city | Arrive in Bogotá
February 22Bogotá
February 23Bogotá | Flight to Medillín
February 24Medellín
February 25Medellín | Fredonia Town
February 26Medellín | Santa Elena | Flight to Cartagena
February 27Cartagena
February 28Cartagena | La Boquilla | Getsemani
February 29Cartagena | Depart for U.S.

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