Iconic Colombia

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Iconic Colombia

Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights

Package Type

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Traditional

Activity Level

Activity Level

Low

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Physical Difficulty

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Cultural rating

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Specialist

Travel specialist

Claire
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The iconic cities of Bogota, Medellin and Cartagena are steeped in history and culture. This classic 8 day tour will give you incredible insight into the history of the these 3 cities from colonial times to the present day. These cities were the principle ports and centres during the gold rush, to how they overcame extreme poverty and the influences of the infamous drugs barons, to modern times and their impressive regeneration and transformation. These fascinating destinations are perfect for culture, history and a wonderfully classic vacation in Colombia.

Special features of  our 8 day Iconic Colombia tour: 

Type of Tourism:  History, Culture, Classic

Places to Visit:  Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena.

Duration:  8 Days and 7 Nights. 

Type of Service: group tours. 

Accommodation:  4 star hotels at every destination that you will visit. These hotels have been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for! 

 

DAY BY DAY SCHEDULE

Today is arrival day to the city of Bogotá. We will collect you from the airport and take you to the hotel.

    Today, we will head out on a half-day visit to the historical centre of Bogota, also known as La Candelaria. This historical suburb is of great significance to the country ́ due to its cultural heritage and its stunning Spanish colonial architecture. The city’s main Plaza is the Plaza de Bolivar, where the statue of Simon Bolivar is found.  The plaza was originally used for civil and military purposes The Cathedral found on the eastern side of the plaza, is constructed on t...

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      Today we will head back to the El Dorado Airport airport for your flight to Medellin. Our driver will be waiting at the Medellin airport to take you to the hotel in the centre of the city.

        After breakfast, we will head out on a specialist “Social Transformation” Tour to visit the places that best represent the social transformation that has taken place in Medellín. The tour will show parts of Medellín from the 1980s, when the city was one of the most dangerous in the world, to the current day today including many social projects that transformed the city to what it is today. Back in the early 90s, the search for the infamous Pablo Escobar was u...

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          After breakfast, we will head to the airport for our flight to Cartagena. Pour driver will be waiting in Cartagena to take you to your hotel.

            Today, we will head out on a tour of the city, and apreciating its fabulous views from the Monasterio and Iglesia de La Popa. Constructed in 1606. this church and monastery are located above the city, offering a panoramic view not only of the city, but also  the coast and port, one of the most important in the Caribbean. We will then head to the San Felipe Fortress, erected in honour of the poet, Don Luis Carlos López, from the city. It was built on San Lázaro hill ...

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              After breakfast, we will head to the beautiful island of Islabela for the day. We will be able to admire the impressive landscapes of the islands with their crystal clear waters and gentle breezes. You will enjoy some free time on the beach to take in the spectacular scenery and kick back and relax. Islabela is the perfect place to enjoy the spectacular beach, delicious cocktails and a beautiful view. This island is surrounded by coral reefs and crystal clear waters, which create the ...

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                Breakfast and transfer to the airport for your departing  flight home or onto your next exciting destination!


                  WHAT'S INCLUDED

                  • Daily breakfast & meals listed in the itinerary
                  • Private transfers & excursions with English speaking guide.
                  • Accommodation in 4* and 5 * hotels.

                  WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

                  • Extra expenses not indicated in the itinerary.
                  • Internal Flights
                  • Airport Tax
                  • Tips and gratuities.
                  • Medical Insurance

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