16 days
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15+
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TOUR COFFEE AXIS 15 NIGHTS

A trip through the most true Colombia Coffee Axis, where its biodiversity is more highlighted, from the most colorful cities with their very selective inhabitants and the cool climate of the mountains to the arid and immense desert with the hot and dry climate.

We start with a visit to Bogotá and its beauties from the colonial era, visiting La Candelaria where the museums and buildings of that time are located. To get to the heart of the trip that is the Coffee Axis, visiting with the typical Willys, Salento and Filandia with the coffee farms and the characteristic Barbas Bremen park. We continue with Medellín, the city of Master Botero and the majestic monolith of Piedra Del Peñol de Guatapé. We go to the Alta Guajira desert and the spectacular beaches of Tayrona Park. We end with the wonderful Cartagena with its fortifications of the Walled City.

Start Tour International Airport El Dorado in Bogotá.
Final Tour International Airport El Dorado in Bogotá.
Includes
Assistance at airports Domestic flights
All transfers Expert guide on excursions
Full board in Alta Guajira Telephone service 24h
Not include
Entrance fees to the parks Tips
Airport taxes Alcoholic drinks
Notes
The management of the Coffee Axis Tour 15 Nights is entrusted to guides with experience in the area.
In the Coffee Axis Tour 15 Nights, all services that are not mentioned and appear in the program are also included.
The cost for the Coffee Axis Tour 15 Nights, must be canceled with 50% at the time of confirmation and the remaining 50% at the time of departure.
Notify if you are Vegetarian / Vegan at the time of booking.
Supplements Single Supplement 35%.
Travel insurance 240.000 Peso (COP).

Biosecurity COVID-19

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS RECOMMENDATIONS
Foreign passengers entering Colombia must present the negative result of a PCR test carried out in the 96 hours prior to the flight and without distinction of age. In addition, before departure, you will have to fill in the Check-Mig form and register your health through the CoronApp application (to be downloaded on the main platforms).

NATIONAL FLIGHTS RECOMMENDATIONS AND TOUR PARTICIPATION
All passengers who transit in colombian airports and participate in our tours, must present the negative result of a PCR test carried out in the previous 96 hours and without distinction of age. In addition, make use of masks and maintain social distancing for their safety and prevention of the Colombian people and indigenous communities.

1° DAY / Bogotá:

Arrival at the international airport of El Dorado in Bogotà in the afternoon, where our assistants will be waiting for us, after the airport formalities, we meet and head abroad for the transfer with private and comfortable vehicles to the La Candelaria sector (duration 20 minutes approx.), At the San Francisco De Asís hotel, a short distance from the historic center, always very busy until late at night with a variety of restaurants and nightclubs where it will be possible to dine (free not included) or relax in one of the many typical restaurants of the city, return to the hotel in the evening.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

2° DAY / Bogotá:

After breakfast, we leave the hotel and after a few minutes we are on the pedestrianized island of Candelaria that will take us to the Museo Del Oro (duration 10 minutes approx.), At the end we continue arriving at Plaza De Bolívar (duration 10 minutes approx. ) and from there we enter the Historic Quarter where we find the Botero Museum and the adjacent De La Moneda Museum (duration 10 minutes approx.), lunch (free not included) in one of the many typical restaurants of the Historic Quarter and in the afternoon we visit Monserrate accessible from cable car or funicular where we can dine (free not included), enjoying the sunset and the panorama.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

3° DAY / Bogotá - Pereira - Salento:

Early in the morning after breakfast, we go to the El Dorado national airport in Bogotá (duration 20 minutes approx.), To take the flight Bogotá-Pereira (duration 1 hour approx.), When we arrive at the airport we meet our assistants, We head outside the airport where our vans will be waiting for us for the transfer to Salento (duration 1 hour approx.), in the heart of the Coffee Axis. We will arrive at lunch time, we will settle in at the Casa La Eliana hotel and we will go out to have lunch (free not included) through the streets of this colorful and very particular city of the colonial era. In the afternoon, immediately after lunch, we left aboard our Willys, vehicles dating from the Second World War that took the place of mules in the coffee plantations, which now became the emblem of this region, to visit the Farm From Don Elias (duration 20 minutes approx.), Where they will explain the complete production cycle to the tasting of our cup of coffee. At the end we return to Salento at the hotel and then we go out for dinner in the evening (free not included). We finish the night in the streets of the city, where it will not be difficult to participate in a game of Tejo, while having a beer. Return to the hotel late at night.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

4° DAY / Salento - Valle del Cocora - Salento:

Early in the morning after breakfast, our Willys will be waiting for us, which will take us to Valle Del Cocora (duration 25 minutes approx.), Where we can admire the famous Palmas De Cera, so called because they have the trunk covered in wax that was used. To make candles, they can reach a height of 60 meters and live up to 200 years. If we feel like it, it is possible to do a circular walk (duration 5 hours approx.) Along the forest trails in the company of a hummingbird to reach the final panorama in front of the palm trees. Return to the hotel at lunch time in Salento. We went out for lunch (free not included) and relaxed sitting in some of the typical places enjoying a cup of chocolate. At night we went out to dinner (free not included), to end the night in the streets of the center.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

5° DAY / Salento - Filandia:

After breakfast, with our vans we move to Filandia (duration 1 hour approx.), Another small town in the Coffee Axis, less touristy but much more authentic and even more colorful, where it will not be difficult to appreciate the reception of these people and such Try an excellent coffee with Colombian raw materials. We settle in at the Casa Hotel El Compadre and we will have the whole day to explore the city. Lunch (free not included), in the streets of the center and in the afternoon we go to the Mirador del Quindío to enjoy the view of Filandia to return to the hotel in the afternoon. We go out at night for dinner (free not included) and return to the hotel.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

6° DAY / Filandia - Barbas Bremen - Medellín:

Early in the morning, after breakfast, we leave with our vans to visit the Barbas Bremen natural park (duration 10 minutes approx.), At the entrance we will be waiting for our guide for an excursion immersed in the Amazon jungle with small waterfalls, in the middle to the Heliconias, where our guide, with a bit of luck, shows us the Coral Snake, but the true protagonists of the park are the Howler Monkeys that we can freely admire in their natural habitat among the trees. At the end we return to Filandia for lunch (free not included). In the afternoon with our vans we go to Medellín (duration 6 hours approx.), Crossing the Coffee Axis with some stops, including a stop for dinner (free not included), to arrive at the Medellín 33 hotel at night.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

7° DAY / Medellín:

After breakfast, we leave the city and start with the view of the Pueblito Paisa, a few steps from our hotel, and then we move to the center of Medellín to continue the visit with El Parque De San Antonio, La Plazuela De San Ignacio, La Avenida La Playa, El Barrio Prado, La Iglesia Metropolitana and we end with El Parque De Las Esculturas, which houses 20 sculptures donated by Master Botero. Lunch (free not included) during the visit in one of the many typical restaurants in the streets of the city and we continue the visit in the northern part of the city visiting, Parque De Los Deseos, La Casa De La Música, Parque Explora , The University of Antioquia and the Botanical Garden to return to Hotel Medellín 33 in the late afternoon. At night we leave and we can return to Pueblito Paisa for dinner (free not included) in the typical and colorful restaurant La Fonda Del Pueblo to return to the hotel late at night.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

8° DAY / Medellín - Guatapé - Medellín:

Early in the morning, after breakfast, we go with our vans to Guatapé (duration 2 hours approx.), A few kilometers before, to find the Piedra del Peñol, an imposing monolithic rock of 220 meters high, to reach the top there are 740 steps that the wonderful panorama will make us forget immediately. At the end, we continue to reach the small town of Guatapé, where we will seem to go back to the times of the colonial era, where we have lunch (free not included) and at the end we can freely explore every corner of the small town. Return in the afternoon to Hotel Medellín 33. We go out at night for dinner (free not included), to return to the hotel in the late afternoon.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

9° DAY / Medellín - Riohacha:

Early in the morning, we go to the José María Córdova national airport in Medellín (duration 40 minutes approx.), To take the flight Medellín-Bogotá (duration 1 hour approx.) And the flight Bogotá-Riohacha (duration 1 hour and 30 minutes approx.). We arrive at the Riohacha airport, where our vans will be waiting for us that will take us to the Plaza Roma hotel, we settle in the rooms and leave to go to the Malecón, the city’s promenade, to have lunch (free not included), do some shopping and enjoy some relaxing moments in the shade of the palm trees while having a beer, to return to the Plaza Roma hotel in the late afternoon. At night we went out to dinner (free not included) and we finished the night in a small typical place to return to the hotel late at night.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

10° DAY / Riohacha - Cabo De La Vela:

Early in the morning, our Jeep 4X4 will be waiting for us to begin our adventure in Alta Guajira. We head north and after a few hours we arrive in Uribia, while the jeep loads fuel we can take advantage of it to do some small purchases. We resume our trip to arrive before lunch time in Cabo De La Vela (duration 2 hours approx.), Arriving at Pilón De Azúcar, to enjoy its wonderful panorama and a refreshing bath. Then we visit Arcoíris Beach and go to the Sau Ipa Refuge, where we settle in the rooms and have lunch (included). In the afternoon we visit Playa Ojo De Agua to take a bath and relax on the beach. At the end we moved to the lighthouse to enjoy a spectacular sunset. We return to the Sau Ipa Refuge in the late afternoon for dinner (included) and end the night.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner, with water and non-alcoholic drinks included, overnight in hammock or bunk beds).

11° DAY / Cabo De La Vela - Punta Gallinas:

Early in the morning after breakfast, we resume our trip in Alta Guajira, there will be many kilometers to do but the landscape is fascinating. Following the tracks in the desert we arrive at the Dunes of Taroa, where we can return like children and jump from the top of the dunes that end directly in the sea. Then we headed to the lighthouse where the northernmost point of South America is located. We resume the trip to get to Punta Gallinas at Hospedaje Alexandra, we settle in the rooms and have lunch (included). In the afternoon we will take a boat trip to visit the emerald green lagoon surrounded by the mangroves of Bahía Hondita. Return for the Alexandra Lodging, for dinner (included) based on fresh lobster and finish the night.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner, with water and non-alcoholic drinks included, overnight in hammock or bunk beds).

12° DAY / Punta Gallinas - Riohacha - Tayrona Park:

Early in the morning after breakfast, we begin the return trip, we will stop on the way to admire this magical landscape again to arrive in Uribia at lunchtime (included), to continue immediately after to Manaure, where we will visit the salt mine and We resume our trip to Riohacha, where we will leave our 4X4 Jeep to continue with comfortable vans, kilometer after kilometer, the desert region of Alta Guajira with its hot and dry climate, gives way to the humid heat of the tropical jungle, the vegetation will be always more exuberant until arriving in the afternoon at El Zaino, the entrance to Tayrona Park, to the EcoHostal Río Piedra, where we can have dinner (free not included) and spend the night.
(Breakfast and lunch, with water and non-alcoholic drinks included, overnight in hammock or bunks).

13° DAY / Tayrona Park - Cabo San Juan Del Guia - Playa Taganga - Cartagena:

Early in the morning after breakfast, we went to the entrance of Tayrona Park and with the park’s transport we arrived at Cañaveral (duration 20 minutes approx.) And from there we walked through the park trails and arrived at Playa Arrecifes passing through Playa La Gaviota, Playa La Arenilla and Playa La Piscina, to get to Cabo San Juan Del Guia, where we have lunch (free not included) and relax on the beach. In the afternoon we embark to get to Playa Taganga (duration 1 hour approx.), Where our vans will be waiting for us to take us to Cartagena (duration 4 hours and 30 minutes approx.). We arrived at night, at the Getsemani, at La Casona De Getsemani, we sat in the rooms to immediately go out to dinner (free not included). Return to the hotel late at night.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

14° DAY / Cartagena:

After breakfast, we went out to visit Cartagena. We are in Getsemani, in the heart of the city, a few steps from the Walled City, a fortification built during colonial times due to the continuous looting of pirates. There are so many things to visit and a guide is recommended to fully enjoy the beauty of each hidden corner. We start immediately with the Cathedral of Santa Catalina De Alejandría and the Casa De La Moneda, lunch (free not included), along the streets of the center, we continue with the Clock Tower, the Church of San Pedro Claver and the Palace Of The Inquisition. In the afternoon we drive just outside the city to visit the Castillo San Felipe De Barajas located on the hill of San Lazaro, the center of many battles of the English and French in the Spanish colonial era. At the end we make a small transfer to go to the Santa Cruz De La Popa Convent (duration 15 minutes approx.), Where the view of the city will be unique. To return to the hotel in the afternoon. We go out at night for dinner (free not included), to end the night in one of the many squares that offer live music and typical venues, to return to the hotel late at night.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

15° DAY / Cartagena:

After breakfast, we can choose whether to freely walk around the city visiting the Bazurto Market, El Portal De Los Dulces and the Museo Del Cacao or participate in a Full-Day to Isla Barú (free not included), spending the full day in the beach with typical fish-based lunch (included in the full-day). Return to Cartagena in the afternoon in time to walk to the Walled City to enjoy the sunset. Dinner (free not included), in one of the many restaurants of the Getsemani, concluding the night in some many places of the Walled City, to return to the hotel late at night.
(Breakfast and accommodation).

16° DAY / Cartagena - Bogotá:

After breakfast, we go to the Rafael Núñez de Cartagena national airport to take the Cartagena-Bogotá flight (duration 1 hour and 30 minutes approx.), Where our assistants wait for us to check-in for the international flight that will take us back.
(Breakfast and accommodation).
Bogotá

Salento (Eje Cafetero)

Filandia (Eje Cafetero)

Medellín - Guatapé

High Guajira

Cartagena

CLOTHING AND USEFUL THINGS
Light pants or Bermuda shorts and a T-shirt.
Camera or Camcorder.
Bathing suit and towel.
Sports and trekking footwear
Hat.
Mosquito repellent.
Solar protection.
Thermos for water.

RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE TRAVELER
Respect the environment and leave garbage in the proper containers.
Do not cause damage to structures or the environment.

VACCINES
No particular vaccinations are required.
The yellow fever vaccine is recommended only as a preventive measure, as there are no cases in this region.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
At the time of departure present identification documents Passport, DNI or CC.
During the Tour the traveler can bring a photocopy of their identification document.

Coffee Axis Tour
Filandia
Guatapé
Coffee Axis
Valle Del Cocora
Medellín
Medellín
Riohacha
Piedra Del Peñol
Bahia Hondita
High Guajira
High Guajira
High Guajira
Tayrona Park
Cartagena
Cartagena
Cartagena
Cartagena

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