Colombia Express
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Where to go if you only have a week to experience a truly unique part of the world? The answer: Colombia. If you think a week isn’t enough to tour the beaches, coffee regions, and metropolitan cities of this reemerging country, think again — we’ve made it possible. Check out the resurgence of culture, art, and food in Bogotá and Medellín, dive deep into the Caribbean vibe in Cartagena, and enjoy the Latin-Caribbean fusion of flavours in local cuisine. All this in only nine days. Start packing now.

  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Supplier Tour ID: SMCQ/145018
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: Bogotá, Colombia
  • Finishes: Cartagena, Colombia
  • Age requirement: 12 +
You will Visit
  • Bogotá
  • Armenia
  • Salento
  • Medellín
  • Cartagena



Day 1: Bogotá

Arrive at any time.
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.


Day 2: Bogotá/Armenia

Visit Paloquemao market before an afternoon flight to Armenia, in Colombia's coffee region. Spend two nights outside Armenia in a traditional hacienda.


Day 3: Armenia

Enjoy a tour of a coffee farm in the Calarcá area to learn more about the coffee culture here.
Visit Armenia town before heading out for a tour of a coffee farm in the area and learn more about this important export.


Day 4: Armenia/Salento

Take a morning hike through the Cocora Valley before an afternoon arrival to Salento. Continue the full coffee experience in the region of Quindío.
Enjoy exploring Salento and getting a feel for the town.


Day 5: Salento/Medellín

Drive through beautiful landscapes to Medellín. Opt to explore the city in the evening.


Day 6: Medellín

Enjoy a neighbourhood tour of the city and learn the fascinating recent history of the city's ongoing transformation. Spend the rest of the day with free time to explore this vibrant city.


Day 7: Medellín

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 8: Medellín/Cartagena

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.


Day 9: Cartagena

Depart at any time.

    • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Foodie Moment: Coffee Farm Tour, Calarcá
    • Hacienda stay
    • Valle de Cocora hike
    • Medellín city tour
    • Cartagena orientation walk
    • Internal flights
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Hotels (6 nts), hacienda (2 nts)
    • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch
    • Plane, private vehicle, public bus, 4x4, walking
    Group Leader
    • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Experience the unique culture of Colombia
  • Drink world-renowned coffee in the lush mountains
  • People-watch from a café in Medellín
  • Soak up the sun in Cartagena.