Spotlight on the Amazon

A 2-week itinerary during which you will visit Colombia’s Amazon, part of the largest Eco-system on the planet. Using the river as your primary means of transport it is possible to see indigenous tribes, wildlife such as the famous pink river dolphins and pass over the three frontiers of Colombia, Brazil and Peru

Highlights: Bogota – Coffee Zone – Colombia’s Amazon – Cartagena

Amazonas

Days 1-3

Bogota

Fly to Bogota and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a City Tour to discover Bogota's colonial history as well as modern-day culture and cuisine. Options also to visit the Salt Cathedral at Zipaquira, take the cable car up to Monserrate, wander the bustling market at Paloquemao and enjoy the street food in Usaquen.

Days 4-6

Bogota

Fly to the Coffee Region for an insight into how coffee is grown & harvested. But the Coffee Region offers so much more than coffee ... hike in the lush Cocora Valley, wander the colonial towns of Filandia & Salento, relax in the Santa Rosa hot springs, go bamboo rafting, zip-lining or horse-back riding.

Day 7

Colombia's Amazon

Fly to Leticia, the gateway to Colombia's Amazon. Short road transfer to the start-point of your Amazon adventure. Hike through the jungle for 40 mins to the Tanimboca Nature Reserve where you'll spend the night in huts built in the branches of trees.

Day 8

Colombia's Amazon

Fly to Leticia, the gateway to Colombia's Amazon. Short road transfer to the start-point of your Amazon adventure. Hike through the jungle for 40 mins to the Tanimboca Nature Reserve where you'll spend the night in huts built in the branches of trees.

Day 9

Colombia's Amazon

Take a fast boat to Puerto Narino where you'll have with a walking tour of the town to see how the locals live in this town where all motorised vehicles are banned. A further boat ride to Lake Tarapoto where you can see Pink Amazon river dolphins, caiman and perhaps anacondas. Option to fish for piranha. Return to Leticia at the end of the day.

Days 10-13

Cartagena

Fly from Leticia via Bogota to Cartagena to spend the remainder of your holiday in this most attractive of colonial cities. Alternatively, fly to Santa Marta and transfer to the Tayrona National Park.

Day 14

Bogota

Fly back to Bogota to connect with your flight to the UK.

The above sample Colombia holiday can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.

Hotels

Colombia has a wide range of types & styles of hotels, at a variety of price-points to suit all budgets. Please chat to one of our Travel Consultants to get informed advice as to which hotels they would suggest for your tailor-made Colombia holiday.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your Colombia Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample Colombia holiday are just a selection of what is available in each location. The itinerary can be adjusted to fit your particular requirements for this holiday; please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made Colombia holiday.

Duration of your Colombia Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample itinerary but have fewer days to spend on your Colombia holiday, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary.

No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote, containing images of the hotels we suggest for your tailor-made Colombia holiday along with a link to the hotel’s website, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the programme until it exactly matches what you’re looking for from your tailor-made Colombia holiday.