North Colombia 14 days Group |COLNOR14GROUP

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    Day 1.  Bogota Arrival and city tour
    Today you arrive in Bogota. Our team will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. After a short briefing, there are no more activities planned and you can take the time to rest and explore Bogota on foot.

    Day 2. Bogotá – Zipaquira - Villa de Leyva
    In the morning we drive toward Villa Leyva in the department of Boyaca. On our way we will stop at Zipaquira and visit the Cathedral of salt. This cathedral is a replica of the original which has been built in 1951. We continue to Villa de Leyva which is considered one of Colombia’s finest colonial villages. It was declared a national monument in 1954.

    Base on remain time we will visit the town by foot.

    Day 3. Villa de Leyva – Bogotá
    Early in the morning we return to Bogota for the flight to Neiva. Our team will wait for you at the airport then we will drive to San Agustin along the Magdalena river which crosses the country from south to north on the road trip we can enjoy the great landscapes of the Andean mountains. The evening in San Agustin is free.

    Day 4. Bogota – Medellin
    In the morning we will take our flight to Medellin and base on our arrival we will visit Medellin. We start by taking the Metro cable and go up the hills and enjoy the view from above this way we also be able to understand better the city. Then we will continue to the botanical garden before visiting Santo Domingo neighborhood and further down the Natibura hill. After lunch we will walk in the Carabobo neighborhood from the basilica of Nuestra Senora de Candelaria to the Palacio National. In the late afternoon we will walk in the El poblado the wealthiest neighborhood of Medellin

    Note: Optional visit of Antioquia museum. Located in the Grand Art Deco Palacio Municipal, this museum houses the largest collection of works donated by Medellin native Fernando Botero as well as pre-Colombian, colonial, and modern art collections. Entrance fees are not included.

    Day 5. Medellin - Santa Fé de Antioquia – Medellin
    After breakfast we will drive to the village of Santa Fe and appreciate the colonial architecture, we will discover several buildings listed as country's historic heritage, such as its Cathedral and churches (La Ermita, Santa Barbara, San Ignacio) or its Spanish mansions (The Casa Negra). After lunch close the Cauca river we will drive back to Medellin and drive through the typical villages of Sopetran and San Jeronimo.

    Day 6. Medellin – Santa Marta
    You will enjoy the last moment in Medellin before heading to the airport. We will change the landscape and reach the North of Colombian and flight to Caribbean coast.

    Our team will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. There are no more activities planned and you can take the time to rest and explore Santa Marta on foot.

    Day 7. Santa Marta – Tayrona national park
    The day will be free. After your transfer from your hotel in Santa Marta to your Bungalow in Tayrona you will be able to enjoy the beaches and jungle. Walk or relax you will find the perfect activity for you during this day.

    Note: Be careful because swimming can be hazardous at some beaches due to strong currents and undertows. We strongly discouraged it.

    Day 8. Tayrona - Santa Marta
    The morning will be free and after lunch we will pick you up to visit Santa Marta (Bahia, historic center and its cathedral, San Francisco, Quinta San Pedro) later will go to the botanic garden. We will go back at the hotel in the afternoon and the rest of the day will be free.

    Day 9. Santa Marta – Cartagena
    The morning will be free and after lunch we will drive along the coast to reach Cartagena de Indias, the pearl of the Caribbean a gorgeous city full of stories and legends and an impressive 13km of centuries-old colonial stone walls. Cartagena's old town is a UNESCO World Heritage site – small street with flowers all over the city make this place a Caribbean monument.

    Day 10. Cartagena
    In the morning we will visit the city by foot walking through the town discover the beautiful areas such as Plaza Santo Domingo, Getsemani, San Diego and other places. We will return to the hotel around midday and the rest of the day will be free for you to enjoy the city by yourself.

    Day 11. Cartagena de Indias - San Andres Island
    After breakfast we will do a half day tour and visit principals historic and cultural sites of the town, Convento de la Popa, the fortifications San Felipe Barajas and the historic center with the Palace of the Inquisition, Santa Catalina Alejandria Cathedral, Basilica Menor
    Later we will go back to the hotel and be transferred to the airport to take the flight to San Andres islands. Our team will be waiting for you and transfer you to the hotel.

    Note: To flight to San Andres, you will have to pay a local tax of 105 000 COP/ person in Cartagena Airport. Keep the receipt with you it will be needed to go to Providencia later.

    Day 12. San Andres Island - Providencia Island
    Transfer from your hotel to San Andres airport for your domestic flight.
    Domestic flight to Providencia.
    Note: at Providencia airport you will have to show the receipt of the tax paid in San Andres airport.
    Transfer from the airport to the hotel.
    Departure by boat for a spectacular tour to explore Providencia by the sea. You will pass by Morgan rock, Santa Catalina Island, Mc Bean Lagoon National Natural Park with a stop at Cayo Cancrejo to enjoy the “7 shades of blue” sea and snorkel. Lunch break on the beach (not included).

    You will be back at the hotel in mid-afternoon. End of the day free.

    Note 1: Snorkeling equipment available on board.

    Note 2: Entrance fees to McBean Lagoon hotel not included (16 000 COP). To be paid on site.

    Overnight at Cabaña Agua Dulce hotel in Standard room.

    Included: transfer departure, domestic flight, transfer arrival, excursion (private), room & breakfast

    Day 13. Providencia Island
    Half-day walk where you will go to the highest peak of the island, called El Pico (The Peak). After crossing the lush vegetation, you will reach 360 meters above sea level, offering a splendid view of the whole island and particularly on its huge barrier reef.

    Note: about 3hours walk.

    Afternoon free to enjoy Providencia island according to your desires.
    Overnight at Cabaña Agua Dulce hotel in Standard room.

    Included: private transport, excursion (private), room & breakfast

    Day 14. Providencia Island
    His half-day will be dedicated to snorkeling and the discovery the underwater wealth of Providencia. You will go by boat to McBean Lagoon National Park, the best place on the island to observe underwater life. Several stops will be done to allow you swimming with colorful fishes and even turtles!
    Note: Snorkeling equipment will be provided.

    Note: Mc Bean Lagoon entrance fee is 16000 COP. To be paid on site.

    Afternoon free to enjoy Providencia island according to your desires.
    Overnight at Cabaña Agua Dulce hotel in Standard room.
    Included: equipment rental, excursion (private), room & breakfast.

    Day 15. Providencia Island
    Half-day walk where you will go to the highest peak of the island, called El Pico (The Peak). After crossing the lush vegetation, you will reach 360 meters above sea level, offering a splendid view of the whole island and particularly on its huge barrier reef.
    Note: about 3hours walk.
    Afternoon free to enjoy Providencia island according to your desires.

    Overnight at Cabaña Agua Dulce hotel in Standard room.

    Included: private transport, excursion (private), room & breakfast

    Day 16. Providencia Island - San Andres Island – Bogota
    In the morning we will be transfer to the airport of Cartagena to flight back to Bogota.
    Our team will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel.
    Transfer to Providencia airport.
    Domestic flight to San Andres.
    Domestic flight to Bogota.
    Arrival at Bogota El Dorado International airport.
    Transfer to your hotel in the Candelaria district.
    After a short refresh at the hotel you will start the visit of Bogota and we will walk along the Jiménez Avenue to the foot of Cerro Monserrate. This mountain has a nice overlook on the city. We will take the cable car to get to the top of Cerro Monserrate. From there we will enjoy the spectacular vie won the city. Later we will visit Santuario de Monserrate church on the top of the mountain and the gorgeous gardens.
    We will continue our visit to the center of La Candelaria and appreciate the historic buildings. We walk through La Plaza de Chorro de Quevedo where the city has been established in 1538
    From Candelaria neighborhood we will go to the block of Banco de la republica and visit the Botero Collection an impressive collection from Botero but also Botero own collection of renowned artist masterpieces like Picasso, Chagall, Dali, Renoir, and Max Ernst.
    After this impressive visit we carry on forwards to Plaza Bolívar where stand El Capitolio Nacional, the household of Colombian congress, the Bogota city hall, The Palace of Justice, Edificio Liévano, and Catedral la Primaria.
    To end our tour, we will visit The Gold Museum.
    - The Gold museum displays one of the most dazzling collection in South America. It brings together around 34.000 pieces of goldsmith work, considered as the world´s largest pre-Colombian collection of its kind. Those artifacts come from different civilizations: Quimbayas, Taironas, Muiscas or Tolimas.

    Note 2: the order of visits may vary depending on the weekday (The Gold Museum is closed on Mondays. Botero Museum is closed on Tuesdays).

    Day 17. Bogota Departure
    According to the time of your flight you are transferred to the airport for your international flight. End of our services.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.  

     

     

     

    General information:
    Highlights: Bogota, Zipaquira, Medellin, Santa Marta, Tayrona, Cartagena, San Andres and Providencia Island.

    Support Team: English speaking tour leader for the entire tour for groups of 4 people or more. For smaller groups it is possible to book this tour without a tour leader. Instead you would have guided visits with a local guide in chosen language. Please contact us directly to receive a personalized quote.

    Departure guaranteed: Group Tour: from 4 people. Individual Tour: from 2 people 

    Accommodation: 17 nights in hotel.

    Porterage: Your luggage will be transported either by plane, car, boat, and bus. You will have to carry the personal belongings (camera, water, etc.) which you need during the day. 

    Service: For group above 4 people you will be accompanied by a tour leader in the chosen language. His role is to make sure that everything goes smoothly during the tour and that each individual and the group as a whole are safe. Don’t hesitate to ask him if you are unsure of anything and, very important, to follow his advice. 

    Included in the price: 
    - Water, air and land transfers as indicated in the program 
    - Accommodation in hotel/hostel in double rooms, Ecolodge, shelter, home stay, camping, bus and plane as indicated in the program.
    - Meals as mentioned in the program 
    - The assistance of specialized local English speaking guides, their fees and expenses 
    - The assistance of our local teams; driver(s) and logistics department (24/7) 
    - Visits as outlined in the program 

    Not included in the price:
     
    - Entrance fees to sites visited, national parks and museums as indicated in the program (allow for approx. 1500 Argentine Peso (Argentian national currency) per person – in Brazil (allow for approx. 150 Brazilian Real (Brazilian national currency) per person – this is an estimate and actual prices may vary) 
    - Meals not mentioned, drinks, tips, individual equipment, everything not mentioned in “included in the price” and all personal expenses 
    - Individual obligatory personal travel insurance (this could be included with your credit card – please check with your credit card provider) 
    - The supplement for a single room: 390 USD (subject to availability, must be reserved and paid upon reservation). Attention; no single room available for the nights with accommodation in shelter, home stay and camping. 
    - Possible visa expenses
    - International flights

  • GROUP : Travel in a small group (from 4 to 12 pers. Max), your trip will be guided by local English speaking guide and you can choose among the departure dates available.

    Dates and Travellers
    Travel length
    Departure
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    14 Days
    on site
    Travel lenght: 15 Days on site in Bolivia.
    From 4 people registered.
    Departure: From 4 people registered.
    all inclusive.
    (as indicated in the program for: domestic flight(s), taxes, tips, hotels, guides, transports, meals)
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  • TAILOR MADE :Travel where, when, how and with whom you want. Choose your own departure date, the length of your stay, the visits, the category of your hotels even the type of transport.


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