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$228.35 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Green Colombia - 17 days - Travel Itinerary

Travel Package according to the following itinerary:Day 1: Arrival in Bogotá and private transport to your hotel in the old town.  Day 2: Take a flight to Pitalito and start the discovering of San Agustín and surroundingsDay 3: Full day tour to the archaeological parks of San Agustín and IsnosDay 4:  Tour to the archaeological sites of La Chaquira y el Tablón in the morning. In the afternoon, private transport to Popayan.Day 5: Full day tour to the Puracé natural park where you will discover a Paramo ecosystem and see wild condors from very close by.Day 6: Tour to visit the indigenous market of Silvia in the morning. Private transport to Tierrandentro in the afternoon. Day 7: Full-day archaeological tour of the Tierradentro park.Day 8: Private land transport to the Tatacoa DesertDay 9:  Full-day tour to discover the Tatacoa DesertDay 10: Private Transport To The Coffee ZoneDay 11: Full-day tour to discover the towns of Salento, Filandia and The Cocora Valley Day 12: Coffee Tour in the morning & private Transport To ManizalesDay 13: Full day tour to the Laguna del Otun in the Parque de lo Nevados Day 14: Bird Watching tour in the morning & flight back to Bogotá in the afternoonDay 15: Immersion tour In Bogotá (full day)Day 16 : Full-day tour to visit the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira and the sacred lake of GuatavitaDay 17:  Private transport to the airport of Bogotá so you can catch your flight back home. The quoted price includes:– All local flights– Transport, tours, and accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary– Breakfast in each hotel– 24/7 support from the Lulo Colombia staff– The use of one of Lulo’s mobile phones on your trip– A local SIM card with emergency credit– A travel application with access to all details of your trip The quoted price does not include:– International flight– Travel insurance– Not mentioned services and meals

$238.84 Day Trips & Excursions

Day trip to Tierradentro

At 6am you are picked up from your hotel in our comfortable SUV and from here we drive over the mountain pass - heading through the Paramo area at 3,200m altitude and dropping back down the mountain to arrive at the village of San Andres de Pisimbala.  If the weather conditions are good we should be arriving at Tierradentro by around 10am. The driver will drop you at a the entrance to the main archaeological site (18USD entrance fee and optional guiding fee is not included).  From here, you will have time to visit the small museum before embarking on the trek to see the following sites - Segovia; El Duende and El Tablon. After approx 4 hours the trek will take you to the village of San Andres where you can have something to eat in one of the local restaurants.After the stop in the village, you can continue onto 'El alto de San Andres' before returning to the village so we can begin the journey back to Popayan.The trek to visit the 5 main sites requires between 4-5 hours and is a distance of around 8km. An optional overnight is also available for those who wish to divide the journey over two days.

$2163.58 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8-Day City Trips South Colombia

B = BreakfastDay 1 (B):FUSAGASUGA, MAGDALENA RIVER, VILLAVIEJA, TATACOAOn your fist day, you will have a transfer from Botogá, to Hacienda Coloma in Fusagasuga. You will learn about the process of growing and producing Colombian coffee. Then you will have an exciting boat trip to cross the Magdalena River to the town of Villavieja. Here you will have free time to explore this town, and then you will continue to the desert of Tatacoa. If the sky is clear enough, you have the possibility to go to an observatory to see the stars.Accommodation: hotel Bethel Bio LuxuryDay 2 (B):TATACOA, TIERRADENTROOn this day, you will visit the desert of Tatacoa with a guide, who will show you around. This place, surrounded by mountains everywhere, is the result of an ecosystem like no where else in Colombia. There are scorpions, weasels, fruit-bearing cacti and a lot of bird species. Then you will have a transport toTierradentro.Accommodation: hotel El RefugioDay 3 (B):TIERRADENTROThis whole day you will have a tour in Tierradentro. You will hike to different archeological places to watch the underground burial sites of the historical local indigenous culture. Also the area has beautiful sceneries, which you can see and you can visit the local museum.Accommodation: hotel El RefugioDay 4 (B):TRANSPORTATION TO SAN AUGUSTÍNOn this day, you will have a private transport to San Augustín. This will take about 6 hours.Accommodation: hotel AkawankaDay 5 (B):SAN AUGUSTÍN ARCHEOLOGICAL PARKIn the morning, you will have a guided tour through San Augustín Archeological Park to see the mythological stone statues. During the rest of the day, you are free to relax or do additional activities in the area.Accommodation: hotel AkawankaDay 6 (B):POPAYAN, PÁRAMOIn the morning, you will leave by private transport to Popayan (about 5 hour drive), passing by a pure páramo ecosystem. In the afternoon you will have a guided tour in the city of Popayan, the white city. Discover the colonial jewels of this city.Accommodation: Dann MonasterioDay 7 (B):CALIYou will start the day with a transfer to Cali (about 3-4 hours). Here you will have a guided tour. In the evening, you have an optional visit to a salsa show, the city is well known for its salsa, or you have some free time.Accommodation: Movich Casa AlferezDay 8 (B):OPTIONAL VISIT SUGARCANE FARMToday you have a transfer to the airport. On the way, you can have an optional visit to the sugarcane farm, if there is enough time.

$70.20 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) Admission Ticket and Private Guided Tour

Visit: Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), BogotaThe Gold Museum or Museo del Oro in Spanish, has the largest pre-Hispanic goldsmith's collection in the world with approximately thirty-four thousand pieces of gold and tumbaga, about twenty-five thousand objects in ceramics, stone, shell, bone and textiles. Exhibits pieces of different indigenous cultures settled in present-day Colombia before the arrival of Europeans, among which are the Calima, the Muiscas, the Nariño, the Quimbaya, the Zenú, the Tairona, the San Agustín, the Tierradentro, the Tolima, among other things. The exhibition rooms you will find are the following: • The work of metals: Describes techniques of mining and manufacturing of ancient metallurgy • People and gold in pre-Hispanic Colombia: Contextualizes the use of metals within the political and religious organization • Cosmology and symbolism: Explore mythical themes, shamanism and the symbolism of metals • The offering: A modern room that represents the ceremony of the offering, through visual effects, sound and the careful assembly of goldsmith's pieces.Visit: Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, BogotaYou will also have the possibility to visit this Museum if you wish.

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