Why I love Colombia
“It was a much different country the first time I came to Colombia in the early 2000s, but the stellar hospitality of Colombians had me at arrival. Today, the security situation has improved dramatically, helping Colombia to become South America's phoenix from the flames. But that initial reception has always stuck with me: without a five-star tourism magnet – no Machu Picchu, no Iguazu Falls, no Patagonia – Colombia...” Read More
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Bogotá City Sightseeing Tour with Optional Lunch and Cable Car Ride
Explore the city of Bogotá on this guided sightseeing tour to some of the most famous attractions in the city! Walk through the cobblestone streets of La Candelaria, Bogotá’s historic district, and see La Catedral Primera (Prime Cathedral). Choose the 5-hour tour to include a visit to the Museo de Oro (Gold Museum) and a ride on the cable car to Mt Monserrate, or select the 8-hour tour to include the same, plus lunch and visits to even more sites like the district of Usaquén.
Colombia through the Andes–Cartagena to La Paz
An epic South America trip ought to be on everyone’s bucket list – so why not tick this one off well ahead of time? Across 53 days and four countries, you’ll see jungles, cities, and all things between, all with a like-minded group of young adventurers eager to see and do everything. And “everything” is definitely an understatement – you’ll hike the Lost City in Colombia, take on the Inca Trail in Peru, partake in a homestay in the Amazon Rainforest, see the highlights of Ecuador, and much more. Plus, at this price point, you’ll be able to do it all and still have cash to spend at the famous markets in Otavalo.
Colombia, Andes & Galápagos
Got two months? Want to make the most of them? There can be no better way to do so than one of the most sprawling of all our South American trips. Imagine 60 solid days spent exploring Colombia’s Lost City, ambling around Machu Picchu after conquering the Inca Trail in Peru, enjoying a homestay deep in the Amazon jungle, and snorkeling with sea lions in the Galápagos Islands. With a week of camping in the Galápagos included, there’s no possible way you’ll go home feeling like you missed out on anything in South America.
Caribbean Colombia Express
Take it from us – the nature of Colombia and the Caribbean is like nowhere else on Earth. On this one week trip packed with active highlights and laid-back moments, you’ll get the best of beach relaxation and wilderness exploration. Beach time, rural village visits, and Tayrona National Park are all on the bill here, including plenty of chances for hikes down picturesque trails. Get back to nature in Taganga, Cartagena and more – it’s the great outdoors with a Caribbean twist.
Colombia's Caribbean Coast & Lost City
Colombia has a certain kind of magic that you won’t find anywhere else in the Caribbean. On this trip, you’ll experience it first-hand via visits to rural villages, treks through Tayrona National Park’s picturesque trails and (of course), downtime on the beach. Later, head to deep into the jungle to Teyuna – the fabled Ciudad Perdida (“Lost City”) older than Machu Picchu – a place crowded with history and free of crowds. Colombia is mysterious. Come figure out the riddle.
Best of Georgia & Armenia
Georgia and Armenia may sound like unconventional destinations, but trust us, they ought to be tops on your list of places to visit. Our 10-day trip is a wonderful showcase of the cultural and natural highlights the Caucasus Region has to offer, with a huge helping of beautiful architecture and delicious cuisine to boot. Stroll the narrow streets of Tbilisi, tour ancient monasteries, stare down massive mountain ranges, visit with friendly locals, and soak up all the exotic culture of this underexplored region.