Colors of Colombia: Cultural Exploration in Medellin and Cartagena

Colors of Colombia: Cultural Exploration in Medellin and Cartagena

7 days /
6 nights

Price: $1,774 / person

Based on 2 people All Pricing Info
Destinations
MEDELLIN, CARTAGENA

Colombia offers an exciting South American adventure. From vibrant nightlife in Bogotá and Medellín to stunning beachfront national parks like Tayrona and Utría, as well as historic colonial towns in Cartagena and lush coffee regions, it’s a diverse and captivating destination with hidden gems like La Ciudad Perdida and paradise islands in the Caribbean Sea. The warm and friendly locals add to Colombia’s unique charm.

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Itinerary

DAY;

1

Arrival in Medellin - Welcome to the City of Eternal Spring

Arrival in Medellin- Transfer to your hotel Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of Colombia as you arrive in Medellin, a city that has undergone a remarkable transformation. Your transfer will take you to the elegant and business-oriented hotel, Park 10. Located in the El Poblado residential area, this all-suite hotel is close to the commercial and financial district, providing the perfect base for your exploration of the city.

Optional Activities:

Overnight Hotel Park 10

Meals

DAY;

2

Medellín City Tour - Unveiling History, Art, and Progress

Medellin's rich history, from its founding fathers' journey through the drug cartel era to its modern urban renaissance, makes it a progressive city in South America. The Placita de Florez, an important cultural site, and the Botero Sculpture Park with sculptures by renowned artist Fernando Botero are must-visit places in the vibrant downtown area. Medellin's positive transformation includes investment in public transport, exemplified by its local tram network. The memory museum offers a thought-provoking reflection on the city's past conflict, while the local markets provide an authentic pulse of this dynamic city.

Optional Activities:

Overnight Hotel Park 10

Meals B

DAY;

3

Social Transformation Tour - Vibrant Street Art in Medellin

Experience Medellin's remarkable transformation with dynamic urban architecture, parks, pedestrian zones, and integrated transport systems fostering communal cohesion. This half-day tour in Comuna 13 showcases how innovation turns troubled areas into vibrant, prosperous communities, serving as a model for social regeneration. The famous open-air escalators and cable car network offer breathtaking city views and improved mobility. Comuna 13 now thrives with cultural expression, street art, music, dance, and social initiatives, reflecting unity and growth. Discover the residents' achievements and their inspiring message of social progress.

Optional Activities:

Overnight Hotel Park 10

Meals B

DAY;

4

Flight to Cartagena - Arrival in the Enchanting Caribbean City

Bid farewell to Medellin as you transfer to the airport for your flight to Cartagena. Prepare to be enchanted by the captivating beauty of this historic city. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the Boutique Anandá by Cosmos, a charming hotel that will be your home for the next three nights. Immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture of Cartagena.

Optional Activities:

Overnight Hotel Boutique Anandá by Cosmos

Meals B

DAY;

5

Exploring Cartagena's Historic Walled City - A Journey Through Time

Embark on a half-day walking tour of the historic walled city of Cartagena, a living museum that transports you back in time. Marvel at the stunning colonial architecture, ancient stone fortifications, and the sparkling Caribbean Sea that surrounds the city. Visit the Historic Museum of Cartagena, where you can delve deeper into the city's fascinating past. Discover the San Pedro Claver Church, a testament to a priest's dedication to African slaves. As you stroll through the picturesque streets, you will feel like you have stepped into a Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel. Conclude the day with a captivating graffiti and street art walking tour in Getsemaní, complete with refreshing cocktails, immersing yourself in the vibrant art scene of the city.

Optional Activities:

Overnight Hotel Boutique Anandá by Cosmos

Meals B

DAY;

6

Leisure Day in Cartagena - Soak in the Caribbean Charm

Take a day to relax and soak in the beauty of Cartagena at your leisure. Whether you choose to explore the colorful streets, relax on the pristine beaches, or indulge in the local cuisine, this day is yours to fully immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city.

Optional Activities:

Overnight Hotel Boutique Anandá by Cosmos

Meals B

DAY;

7

Farewell Colombia - Departure from Cartagena

Transfer out for international flight After a memorable journey through the cultural wonders of Medellin and Cartagena, it is time to bid farewell to Colombia. Transfer from your hotel to the airport for your international flight, cherishing the memories and experiences you have gained in this captivating country.

Optional Activities:

Overnight

Meals B

DAY 

2

Quito

This morning, you are picked up for your half-day private guided tour of Quito, including a walking tour of its historical center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, the afternoon is at your leisure to spend relaxing or exploring the city further on your own.

Optional Activities:

Private tour of Quito’s colonial churches or insider’s look at the country’s finest Pre-Columbian art collection

Spectacular horseback ride in the high Andes near Quito

2-3 hour hike and birdwatching with Naturalist guide through nearby cloud forest to see hummingbirds and flora

Overnight Casa Gangotena, Plaza Grande, or similar

Meals B

IMPORTANT: We reserve the right to omit any part of this itinerary, to change the order of the places visited, or to alter reservations without prior notice due to weather conditions or road closures, safety concerns, national park policies, or other outside forces that may necessitate revisions to the itinerary. These decisions are based on the traveler’s welfare or are made in the interest of conservation. Please travel with an open mind and a willingness to embrace the spontaneity of your adventure.
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