Colombia Multisport

Active, Bogotá to Cartagena

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Get your blood pumping in one of South America's most vibrant countries on this 11-day tour of Colombia. It's made for active travellers that want an adrenaline rush with their worldly explorations. Hike among palm trees and succulents in national parks, embark on a 9km (5.6 mi) walk along cobblestone pathways to a colonial town, and go whitewater rafting in Suarez Canyon. With additional stops at cities like Cartagena and Medellin, this is a well-rounded tour that shows you multiple sides of this fascinating country.

What’s included

  • Chingaza National Park hike (Bogotá)
  • Camino Real (Barichara)
  • Suarez Canyon whitewater rafting
  • Medellín orientation walk
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Hike through chingaza national park to crystal clear lagoons
  • Go whitewater rafting in the suarez canyon
  • Explore the vibrant city of medellín
  • Trek to a waterfall in barichara
  • Visit the old walled city of cartagena

Itinerary

Day 1 Bogotá There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Bogotá (1B) Head out of the city to Chingaza National Park. Enjoy a hike through this unique landscape, passing by palms and succulents on the way to crystal clear lagoons. Included Activities: Chingaza National Park Hike Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
Day 3 Bogotá/San Gil (1B) Enjoy the ride to San Gil, breaking up the journey with a brief stop in Villa de Leyva along the way. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (4.50 hour(s))
Day 4 San Gil (1B) San Gil is a small city in northern Colombia known for being an adventure hot spot. With access to whitewater rapids, natural pools, and waterfalls, there is no shortage of adrenaline filled activities here. Additional Notes: Please note the minimum age to participate in the rafting activity is 18. Included Activities: Suarez Canyon Whitewater Rafting
Day 5 San Gil/Barichara (1B) Enjoy a free morning to continue exploring San Gil. Choose from a variety of adventure packed activities or just explore the city. Transfer to the picturesque colonial town of Barichara in the late afternoon. With red-tiled roofs and cobblestone streets, this little town is a national monument due to its stunning historic architecture. Transport: Private Vehicle (0.50-0.75 hours, 22km)
Day 6 Barichara (1B) Grab your hiking shoes and head out on El Camino Real, a 9km (5.6 mi) walk along cobblestone pathways to the colonial town of Guane. Stop along the way to take in the scenery or drink a freshly made juice. Included Activities: El Camino Real Hike
Day 7 Barichara/Medellín (1B) Transfer from Barichara to Bucaramanga and catch an early flight to Medellin, dubbed one of the world's most innovative cities. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the neighbourhoods and sample the local cuisine. Transport: Plane (1.00 hour(s))
Day 8 Medellín (1B) Start the day by exploring Colombia's second largest city by bike and learn about the fascinating recent history of the city's ongoing transformation. Spend the rest of the day with free time to explore this vibrant city. Included Activities: Medellín Bike Tour
Day 9 Medellín (1B) Enjoy another free day and opt to visit the nearby town of Guatapé, with its colourful houses and famous rock. Or ride the metrocable, a cable car part of Medellín’s public transportation, for sweeping views of the city and surrounding mountains.
Day 10 Medellín/Cartagena (1B) Hop on a morning flight to Cartagena and arrive in time to spend the afternoon exploring the old walled city. Opt for dinner and a night out in this lively town. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Plane (1.00-1.50 hours)
Day 11 Cartagena (1B) Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
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