This itinerary is great for travellers who want to explore the beautiful cites located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia.
These vibrant yet historical beach cities offer a great insight into the Colombian history and traditional culture, plus some great sights are in the stall, such as the world heritage listed national park of Tayrona or the Roman Catholic cathedral created in an underground salt mine. Each turn you take in Colombia will be something new and exciting.
|Day 1||Arrival in Cartagena|
|Day 2||Cartagena Sightseeing|
|Day 3||Cartagena to Barranquilla|
|Day 4||Barranquilla Sightseeing|
|Day 5||Barranquilla to Santa Marta|
|Day 6||Santa Marta Sightseeing|
|Day 7||Santa Marta to Tayrona National Park|
|Day 8||Tayrona National Park|
|Day 9||Tayrona National Park to Santa Marta|
|Day 10||End of Journey|
Day 1: Arrive in Cartagena
Arrival transfer in Cartagena to your hotel, the hotel we recommend in Cartagena overlooks the historical district. The remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight Cartagena
Day 2: Cartagena Sightseeing
This morning enjoy a half day city tour of the capital city – Bogota. This panoramic tour is set in the historical centre of Bogota where you will visit the San Ignacio Church, the Narino Presidential Palace, the Bolivar square, Cathedral and much more given you a great insight to the Colombian heritage. The remainder of the day at leisure. Bogota is also renowned for great shops and open-air cafes. Overnight Bogota.
Day 3: Cartagena to Barranquilla
Transfer by tourist bus from Cartagena to Barranquilla. This is only a short journey taking in the coast and jungle travelling up to Barranquilla. Upon arrival into Barranquilla transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day at leisure to explore this seaside city. We recommend strolling through the colourful streets and visiting the Romantic museum or the Amira de la Rosa Theater. Overnight Barranquilla.
Day 4: Barranquilla Sightseeing
The best way to get a feel for the city you’re travelling in is a city tour. This morning includes a 3 1/hour tour of Barranquilla. Sights on this tour include the El Prado area, Aviation Park, the house of Carnival, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Museum of the Caribbean. This gives a great insight into the Colombian culture and vibrant Barranquilla town. The remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight Barranquilla.
Day 5: Barranquilla to Santa Marta
Travelling by tourist bus from Barranquilla to Santa Marta following the coast. When you arrive into Santa Marta you will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight Santa Marta
Day 6: Santa Marta Sightseeing
Santa Marta is not all about the beach and nightlife. There is some great and interesting history behind this seaside city. This morning we have included a city tour taking in sights such as the Tayrona Museum, The Pibe Valderrama monument, the historical centre, the Taganga lookout and many more. This afternoon has the remainder of the day at leisure where you can enjoy the sights and rich culture Santa Marta has to offer. Overnight Santa Marta
Day 7: Santa Marta to Tayrona National Park
This morning transfer from Santa Marta to Tayrona National Park which takes approximately 1 hour. Upon arrival into the park have the remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight Tayrona National park
Day 8: Tayrona National Park
Today is a full day for you to explore the Tayrona National Park. Depending on what you want to see in the National park Tayrona is filled with jungle and coastal walks with knowledgeable guides who know this area better than the back of their hands. Overnight Tayrona National Park
Day 9: Tayrona National Park to Santa Marta
Today concludes your stay in the unique national park of Tayrona with a transfer back to Santa Marta. Upon arriving back into Santa Marta, have the remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight Santa Marta.
Day 10: End of Journey
This example itinerary ends on day 12. Depending on your style of accommodation and what main attractions you want to see in Colombia this itinerary can be amended
- Arrival & departure transfers in all cities.
- All accommodation in 3* Hotels.
- Cartagena Sightseeing.
- Tourist bus from Bogota to Barranquilla.
- Sightseeing Barranquilla.
- Tourist bus from Barranquilla to Santa Marta.
- Santa Marta Sightseeing.
- Transfer from Santa Marta to Tayrona National Park.
- International and internal flights
- Items of personal nature
- Drink alcoholic and non-alcoholic
- Tips for Drivers, guides and Porters
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