Discovering the New Colombia

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Bogotá, Guaviare, Güejar, Medellín, Cartagena

Overview

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Wild Classic

Service Level

Service Level

Basic

Destinations

Destinations

  • Bogotá
  • Güejar
  • Guaviare
  • Medellín
  • Cartagena
Accommodation

Accommodation

  • 3 Hostels (Similar to El Viajero or Selina)
  • 2 Ecolodges
Flight Information

Flight Information

  • Domestic Flights:
    Included

    Bogotá - San José del Guaviare, San José del Guaviare - Medellín, Medellín - Cartagena

  • International Flights:
    Not included:

    Arrival at Bogotá, Departure from Cartagena

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Highlighted Activities

  • Local food cooking competition
  • Rafting
  • Cerro Azul archaelogical treasure
  • Guatapé and Peñol Monolith
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Dates

  • Sat, 06 Jan / 24 - Thu, 18 Jan / 24

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  • Sat, 10 Feb / 24 - Thu, 22 Feb / 24

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  • Sat, 09 Mar / 24 - Thu, 21 Mar / 24

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  • Sat, 30 Mar / 24 - Thu, 11 Apr / 24

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  • Sat, 27 Apr / 24 - Thu, 09 May / 24

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  • Sat, 25 May / 24 - Thu, 06 Jun / 24

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  • Sat, 29 Jun / 24 - Thu, 11 Jul / 24

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  • Sat, 27 Jul / 24 - Thu, 08 Aug / 24

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  • Sat, 24 Aug / 24 - Thu, 05 Sep / 24

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  • Sat, 21 Sep / 24 - Thu, 03 Oct / 24

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  • Sat, 28 Sep / 24 - Thu, 10 Oct / 24

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  • Sat, 26 Oct / 24 - Thu, 07 Nov / 24

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  • Sat, 23 Nov / 24 - Thu, 05 Dec / 24

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Itinerary Discovering the New Colombia

  • Day 1

    Welcome to Colombia

    Arrive at Bogotá at any time. Take a transfer from the airport to the hostel. If you arrive early, consider taking a walk around some of the most interesting neighborhoods including La Candelaria, La Macarena, Parque de la 93, La Zona T, La Zona G, where you can have lunch, a coffee or a beer. The adventure begins at night so feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group.

    Highlights

    Welcome Dinner at the iconic Andrés Carne de Res

    Meals included

    Welcome Dinner

  • Day 2

    Paloquemao Market and City Tour Bogotá

    Explore the vibrant Paloquemao market, one of Colombia's most important, brimming with a diverse array of fruits and vegetables, from the familiar to the exotic. Savor a local lunch before ascending Monserrate Hill via cable car for breathtaking panoramic views of Bogotá and the Andes mountains. In the afternoon, embark on a walking tour through the heart of Bogotá, visiting iconic sites like Plaza de Bolivar and the charming La Candelaria district with its colorful houses, ornate wooden balconies, and picturesque courtyards.

    Highlights

    Paloquemao Market
    Lunch at Mama Luz with typical local food
    Monserrate
    City walking tour

    Meals included

    Breakfast
    Lunch

  • Day 3

    From Bogotá to Güejar

    Embark on an early morning journey to Lejanías in the Meta department, a destination brimming with hidden treasures.
    Upon arrival, you will have the opportunity to make a positive environmental impact by planting one or more trees. Following this, you will dive into an exhilarating local gastronomy competition. Unleash your inner chef, crafting delectable dishes inspired by the region's abundant natural resources.

    Highlights

    Welcome to Lejanías Meta
    Plant a tree
    Master Chef Competition

    Meals included

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner

  • Day 4

    Rafting in Río Güejar

    Depart from Lejanías to another charming town called Mesetas. There, treat yourself to a traditional breakfast before heading to the pier. Brace yourself for an exhilarating 17-kilometer rafting adventure down the river, where you'll be mesmerized by stunning waterfalls and thrilling rapids. After the rafting experience, savor a delicious traditional lunch before returning to the accomodation. As the day draws to a close, enjoy a bonfire under the night sky.

    Highlights

    Rafting in Güejar River

    Meals included

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner

  • Day 5

    From Güejar to Guaviare

    Start your day with breakfast before embarking on an exciting journey to explore Güejar's Five Wonders. Begin with visits to Caño Lajón and Caño Jordán Waterfalls, followed by a refreshing swim in natural pools. Then, pack your bags for a unique and exceptional journey back in time. Guaviare, with its prime location, offers outstanding natural attractions for avid nature lovers. Upon arrival, enjoy the rest of the day with some free time.

    Highlights

    5 Wonders of Güejar
    Welcome to San José del Guaviare

    Meals included

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner

  • Day 6

    Natural Rock Swimming Pools

    Start your day with breakfast before venturing to Nuevo Tolima, an archaeological site adorned with ancient indigenous paintings. Explore the jungle on an enlightening hike delving into the area's history. Lunch will be a heartwarming experience as you're welcomed into a local farmer's family, who'll share their remarkable journey, including their past involvement in coca cultivation and cocaine production for guerrilla groups, transitioning into legal and promising ventures within the tourism industry. In the afternoon, indulge in the natural wells, plunging into their crystal-clear waters after an invigorating hike through the Guayana Shield.

    Highlights

    Pozos Naturales swimming natural pools
    Plant a native tree
    Dinner at an Amazonian restaurant

    Meals included

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner

  • Day 7

    Discovering our ancestors' messages

    Start your day with a ride alongside locals to Cerro Azul, where you'll explore a path adorned with 10,000-year-old cave paintings. This spot is located in a farm that used to be controlled by guerillas groups and nowadays it is focused on conservations projects. After lunch, head back to San José del Guaviare, taking in the scenic 30-kilometer route along the Guaviare River. Rest up and enjoy an Amazonian dinner upon arrival.

    Highlights

    Cerro Azul, archaeological jewel of Colombia
    Old cave paintings
    Trekking through caves

    Meals included

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner

  • Day 8

    Damas del Nare Lagoone

    After breakfast, embark on a 3-hour 4x4 adventure ride tour along the Guaviare River. Meet local farmers who'll share knowledge about the area while preserving its natural beauty. Walk to Damas del Nare Lagoon, learning about local amazonflora and fauna along the way. Spot birds, monkeys, and pink dolphins in their natural habitat. You can even take a dip in the lagoon. Return to the community for lunch, rest, and then head back to San Jose.

    Highlights

    Damas del Nare Lagoone
    Walk through jungle
    Canoe ride through forest and pink dolphins sightseeing

    Meals included

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner

  • Day 9

    Orion Gate and Colors River, then Medellín

    After breakfast, explore the Orion Gate, a natural stone sculpture, also the captivating "Fridge" Cave, named for its dramatic temperature drop upon entry. Wander through remarkable rock formations, admire the crystal-clear waters of Caño Sabana with its vibrant pink aquatic plants. You will take your flight from San José to Medellín. Transfer from the airport to the hostel, you will have time to rest and recharge energies. You can walk around Poblado, Provenza, and Manila, trendy neighborhoods in Medellín, full of shops, restaurants, and bars. These are great places to explore and experience the city’s nightlife.

    Highlights

    Orion Gate natural rock formation
    “The Fridge” Cave
    Caño Sabana pink river
    Welcome to Medellin

    Meals included

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner

  • Day 10

    Visit the Highlights of the Digital Nomad City

    Medellín's transformation from fear to hope is a testament to its remarkable journey. Once mired in drug-related turmoil, the city has risen to become the Innovation Capital of Latin America. Explore iconic sites like Plaza de Botero, home to 23 sculptures by Colombian artist Fernando Botero. Dive into the urban renaissance in Comuna 13, a former danger zone turned symbol of remarkable transformation. This city tour covers these and other noteworthy locations, showcasing Medellín's inspiring resurgence.

    Highlights

    Graffiti tour Comuna 13
    City Tour

    Meals included

    Breakfast

  • Day 11

    Explore Guatapé and the Ancient El Peñol Monolith

    Begin the day visiting Guatapé, a picturesque Colombian town nestled among rolling hills and crystal-clear lakes, is a vibrant tapestry of color and culture that will capture your heart. Its iconic rock formation, El Peñol, offers panoramic views of a landscape adorned with hand-painted frescoes, each telling a unique story of the town's rich history. In recent years, El Peñol, with its 702 steps and offering the most beautiful scenery in Colombia, has become one of the most visited natural destinations in Antioquia.

    Highlights

    Piedra del Peñol climb
    Guatapé Tour

    Meals included

    Breakfast
    Lunch

  • Day 12

    From Medellín to the Caribbean Coast

    You will be traveling from Medellín to Cartagena. In Cartagena you will have time to explore the city center. Transfer to the hostel and consider walking through the cobbled streets adorned with colorful colonial facades, savor delectable local cuisine, and bask in the sun on pristine beaches.

    Highlights

    Welcome to Cartagena

    Meals included

    Breakfast

  • Day 13

    Mangrove Tour

    On your last day, you'll journey to La Boquilla, a picturesque fishing village, to engage in a meaningful eco-experience. You'll plant mangrove trees and take a guided canoe ride through the mangrove ecosystems, gaining insights into local fishing practices, you might even get the chance to see raccoons. The adventure ends with the transfer back to the accommodation after mangrove tour.

    Highlights

    La Boquilla Tour
    Mangrove planting tour

    Meals included

    Breakfast

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What's included?

Digital Travel Buddy

Wonder Staff

Local Expert Guides

Activities included

Ladies of the Nare Lagoone

Canoe ride through forest and pink dolphins sightseeing

Orion Gate

“The Fridge” Cave

Medellín City Tour

Piedra del Peñol climb

Guatapé Tour

La Boquilla Tour

Mangrove Planting Tour

Paloquemao Market Visit

Monserrate Visit

Bogotá Walking City Tour

Tree Planting Activity

Master Chef Competition

Rafting in Güejar River

5 Wonders of Güejar Tour

Swimming in natural pools

Blue hill

Trekking through caves

Caño Sabana pink river

Graffiti tour Comuna 13

Andrés Carne de Res

Physical Demands

Most demanding activity: Piedra del Peñol climb (more than 700 steps)

Meals included

Breakfasts: All

Lunches: 8

Dinners: 8

Transportation included

Private buses

Boat Transfers

Entry requirements

Check if you require a visa to enter the country

Check vaccination details required to enter the country

Check your passport's date of expiry as most countries will require travelers to hold a passport valid for a minimum of six months upon the day of entry into the country

Important Information

The activities are subject to changes due to weather conditions that may jeopardize the safety of the traveler

What's not included

Tips and personal expenses

Activities not mentioned

Meals not mentioned

Alcoholic beverages and/or additional drinks

Travel and/or Cancellation Insurance

Impact Travel

How will your trip make an impact ?

  • Approx. 80% of the sale value stays in the local area.
  • You help establish tourism as a livelihood for vulnerable communities.
  • You encourage the conservation of natural ecosystems that nature tourism depends on.
  • You promote cultural exchange and help preserve centuries-old traditions.
  • You contribute to communities taking ownership of their territory and fostering a deeper connection with nature.

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13 days*

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13 days*

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$2.600

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$2.340

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