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8 Day City Trip To South Colombia

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Duration
time-raw8 days
Starting point
Bogota
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On this 8-day excursion, you'll be exposed to several of the reasons behind this area's notoriety. During your trip, you'll spend time in San Augustin, Tierradentro, Popayan, and La Ciudad Blanca. Enjoy checking out ancient local tombs, taking in local meals, and soaking in the astounding scenery that surrounds you.

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What to expect?

Day 1: FUSAGASUGA, MAGDALENA RIVER, VILLAVIEJA, TATACOA

  • On your first day, you will have a transfer from Botogá, to Hacienda Coloma in Fusagasuga. You will learn about the process of growing and producing Colombian coffee. Then you will have an exciting boat trip to cross the Magdalena River to the town of Villavieja. Here you will have free time to explore this town, and then you will continue to the desert of Tatacoa. If the sky is clear enough, you have the possibility to go to an observatory to see the stars.

Day 2: TATACOA, TIERRADENTRO

  • On this day, you will visit the desert of Tatacoa with a guide, who will show you around. This place, surrounded by mountains everywhere, is the result of an ecosystem like nowhere else in Colombia. There are scorpions, weasels, fruit-bearing cacti and a lot of bird species. Then you will have transport to Tierradentro.

Day 3: TIERRADENTRO

  • This whole day you will have a tour in Tierradentro. You will hike to different archeological places to watch the underground burial sites of the historical local indigenous culture. Also, the area has beautiful sceneries, which you can see and you can visit the local museum.

Day 4: TRANSPORTATION TO SAN AUGUSTÍN

  • On this day, you will have private transport to San Augustín. This will take about 6 hours.

Day 5: SAN AUGUSTÍN ARCHEOLOGICAL PARK

  • In the morning, you will have a guided tour through San Augustín Archeological Park to see the mythological stone statues. During the rest of the day, you are free to relax or do additional activities in the area.

Day 6: POPAYAN, PÁRAMO

  • In the morning, you will leave by private transport to Popayan (about a 5-hour drive), passing by a pure páramo ecosystem. In the afternoon you will have a guided tour in the city of Popayan, the white city. Discover the colonial jewels of this city.

Day 7: CALI

  • You will start the day with a transfer to Cali (about 3-4 hours). Here you will have a guided tour. In the evening, you have an optional visit to a salsa show, the city is well known for its salsa, or you have some free time.

Day 8: OPTIONAL VISIT SUGARCANE FARM

  • Today you have a transfer to the airport. On the way, you can have an optional visit the sugarcane farm, if there is enough time.

What is included?

  • 1 night at Hotel Bethel Bio Luxury
  • 2 nights at Hotel El Refugio
  • 2 nights at Hotel Akawanka
  • 1 night at Dann Monasterio
  • 1 night in Movich Casa Alferez
  • Meals as per itinerary (7x breakfast)
  • Admission to all attractions
  • Ground transportation
  • English-speaking guide

Is this experience for me?

  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)
  • Overnight items

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

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