Central & South America 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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cocora valley colombia nathan legiehn hacienda venecia colombia martin ruffo cafe colombia cartagena 9 days bogota to cartagena bogota is the treasure trove of colombia s rich history explore its museums and colonial architecture at your leisure then tour its excellent paloquemao market spend a couple of days learning about the world s favourite bean during a stay on a traditional coffee estancia deep in colombia s coffee country day 1 bogota take a walking tour to discover the colonial architecture old churches cosy cafes and lively streets of colombia s capital day 2 salento while away the hours on the narrow streets and colourful stalls of sleepy salento make sure to try the town s famous trout dishes days 3-4 coffee estancia travel by jeep deep into the cocora valley home to legions of towering wax palms colombia s national tree embark on a hike up to acaime nature reserve where colourful hummingbirds come to feed then venture into colombia s picturesque coffee country for a stay on a traditional coffee-growing plantation days 5-7 medellin known locally as the city of eternal spring colombia s second biggest city brims with modernist architecture impressive museums and lush botanical gardens days 8-9 cartagena wander about colombia s most romantic city peeking inside its candy-coloured buildings and spying the shady courtyards hidden within c olomb ia medellin coffee estancia bogota salento original ggss maximum group size 12 hotel 6 nts coffee estancia 2 nts 8 breakfasts 2 lunches 2 dinners view dates and prices explore colombia plane private vehicle local bus jeep tayrona np/guachaca region cartagena 12 days cartagena to bogota wander beneath the floral balconies of cartagena the world heritage-listed town that combines carribean splendour and irresistable old-world charm barichara get your adrenaline fix whitewater rafting mountain biking or canyoning in colombia s outdoor mecca san gil days 1-2 cartagena set out on a guided walk around this walled city s sights perhaps easing into the evening with a few cervezas at a central plaza bar day 3 tayrona national park hike through dramatic mountain scenery and verdant rainforest for a swim at some of colombia s most glorious beaches days 4-5 guachaca region your accommodation for the next two nights is a small family-run hotel located near a beach – just the place for some coastal r&r days 6-7 san gil make the most of a range of adventure sport outings on offer from whitewater rafting and mountain biking to canyoning days 8-9 barichara with its cobbled streets stuccoed houses and verdant rolling hills barichara is widely considered the prettiest colonial-style village in all of colombia days 10-12 bogota catch a gondola up cerro de monserrate for sweeping city views or perhaps pay a visit to museo nacional to hear how the spanish conquest changed local life forever san gil c olomb ia bogota original ggsc maximum group size 12 hotel 10 nts hammock 1 nt 10 breakfasts 1 lunch 2 dinners view dates and prices 36 discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at intrepidtravel.com/colombia plane private vehicle local bus overnight bus