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Discovering the Colombian Caribbean

Colombia in 7 Days, 6 Nights in Destination

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The perfect combination of culture and adventure. Get your fill of city life in Cartagena and Santa Marta. Then, discover Tayrona, its jungles and beaches, where you can soak up the tropical sun surrounded by nature.

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    Cartagena de Indias
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    Santa Marta
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    Tayrona

Included

  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Breakfast only

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  3. Solo travelers from + $380

  4. Add up to 3 nights to your stay

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charm

From $1,399

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  • Accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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superior

From $1,599

  • Accommodation in Superior and Luxury category hotels.

Accommodation: 6 Nights

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Day 1 to 2

Barlovento

Location

Cartagena de Indias

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Nights

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Rating TripAdvisor travelers

The hotels we select comply with our high standards and requirements per category. The allocation is dependent on availability and seasonality, so you can be assigned any of our selection, including the following: Hotel Dann Cartagena

Itinerary

Experience the charms of Colombia's northern Coast, as you soak up the culture of Cartagena and the natural landscapes of Santa Marta. Immerse yourself in the vast jungle in Tayrona National Park and enjoy a slice of paradise along its idyllic coastline before unearthing the Caribbean influences of historic Cartagena, from the colorful facades of the old town to its beautiful squares.

1st Day: US - Cartagena
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Ready to experience the colorful culture of the Colombian Caribbean coast? Head to your departure airport to catch your flight*. Touch down in Cartagena and transfer to the hotel. Depending on your arrival time enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure exploring this beautiful colonial city. Overnight stay in Cartagena.

*If your inbound flight departs in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.



Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Barlovento or similar

835 Reviews

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2nd Day: Cartagena - Santa Marta
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Breakfast at the hotel. It's time for a little beach-side bliss. Transfer by road to Santa Marta, situated on the Caribbean Coast and known for its busy port and beautiful beaches, not to mention the outstanding natural beauty of its surroundings. Arrive, transfer to the hotel and take some time to appreciate the sea views. A romantic stroll along the beach is the perfect way to end the day. Overnight stay in Santa Marta.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Estelar Santamar Hotel & ... or similar

1260 Reviews

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3rd Day: Santa Marta
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day at your leisure in beautiful Santa Marta, soaking up the Spanish-influenced architecture and charming atmosphere of the Old Town. We recommend an optional full-day excursion to Tayrona National Natural Park for an unforgettable day of epic natural landscapes.* Overnight stay in Santa Marta.

* Optional Tayrona National Natural Park Cañaveral to Arrecifes Excursion: Set off to the Cañaveral Sector of Tayrona National Natural Park to enjoy an exciting nature hike of approximately 5 hours in total through the tropical forest trails to the Arrecifes Sector, recognised for its stunning natural beauty. Admire the abundant nature before arriving at a natural pool, the ideal place for a relaxing swim and enjoy the views of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range and the Caribbean Coast.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Estelar Santamar Hotel & ... or similar

1260 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Full day Tayrona National Natural Park Cañaveral to Arrecifes Excursion
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4th Day: Santa Marta
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day at your leisure in beautiful Santa Marta, where you can soak up the sun and simply relax on the beach with a fresh coconut in hand. We recommend an optional Cultural City Tour to get to know the real story of the city.* Overnight stay in Santa Marta.

*Optional Cultural City Tour: Kick-off the tour at the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, the last resting place of the Liberator, to see the historical part of the hacienda and later to know the Altar of the Fatherland and Bolivarian Museum of Contemporary Art. After this visit, continue to the Pibe Valderrama Monument, located in the city's sports center, and continue with the tour to the Taganga viewpoint, to witness a beautiful panoramic view of the area. End the tour with a walk through the Historic Center, around the Plaza de Bolívar, Cathedral, Parque de los Novios and Santa Marta Marina.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Estelar Santamar Hotel & ... or similar

1260 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Visita a Santa Marta

Light

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5th Day: Santa Marta - Cartagena
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Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, bid farewell to Santa Marta as you transfer back to Cartagena by road, enjoy the scenic landscapes of the Caribbean coast along the journey. Arrive, transfer to the hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. We recommend watching the sunset from an ocean-side bar with an ice-cool cocktail. Overnight stay in Cartagena.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Barlovento or similar

835 Reviews

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6th Day: Cartagena
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy your morning at leisure in this vibrant city. In the afternoon, you will take a panoramic tour of the main neighborhoods of the city: Bocagrande, Castillogrande and Manga until you reach and enter the Castillo de San Felipe where we will visit one of the most important military engineering constructions in colonial times. Next, visit the emblematic Church of San Pedro Claver that dates back to the 1600s. End of the tour with a walk through the stunning colonial walled city where you can admire its beautiful squares, narrow streets and houses with their balconies magnificently decorated with flowers. Overnight stay in Cartagena.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Barlovento or similar

835 Reviews

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Activities

included
Tour of Cartagena

Moderate

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7th Day: Cartagena - US
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Breakfast at the hotel. After an unforgettable getaway in Colombia, it's time to head home. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to the US. Arrive in the US and end your trip.

Included activities

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Passengers are only picked up at hotels in Bocagrande, Laguito and Centro Historico. Bring sunscreen, comfortable shoes, sunglasses, sun hat and clothing suitable for warm weather. The tour may vary due to museum closures.

Tour of Cartagena

Included activity for day 6 in Cartagena de Indias

You will take a panoramic tour through the main neighbourhoods of the city: Bocagrande, Castillo Grande and Manga until you reach and enter the Castillo de San Felipe.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 13:15 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional

Full day Tayrona National Natural Park Cañaveral to Arrecifes Excursion

Suggested activity for day 3

Set off to the Cañaveral Sector of Tayrona National Natural Park to enjoy an exciting nature hike of approximately 1 hour through the tropical forest trails to the Arrecifes Sector, where you can swim in a natural pool.

Physical rating:

Light

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Optional

Visita a Santa Marta

Suggested activity for day 4

Visita a Santa Marta

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 13:40 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. more information
  • Departures from main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Cartagena - US.
  • 6 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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  • 6 breakfasts.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English/Spanish speaking guide.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Entrances, drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

  • Entry requirements

    Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Colombia.

  • Visa

    US Passport holders can enter Colombia for up to 90 days as a visitor without a visa.

  • Currency

    Colombian Peso.

  • Language

    Spanish.

  • Electricity

    110 V, 60 Hz.

  • Health

    Please consult your doctor regarding the vaccination against yellow fever and malaria prophylaxis. Travellers over 60 years must consult their doctor as the Yellow Fever vaccine can have serious side effects.

  • Time zone

    GMT - 05:00.

  • Tourist Office website

    http://www.colombia.co/en/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 888-488-0592 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

 

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