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Caribbean Colombia Express
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February (Tayrona NP Closure) Feb 18 to Feb 18 Until Jan 18

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 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.

Latin America
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: SMTQ.B/201883
  • Starts: Cartagena, Colombia
  • Finishes: Santa Marta, Colombia
You will Visit
  • Cartagena
  • Minca
  • Taganga
  • Taironaka Park
  • Santa Marta

Itinerary

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Day 1: Cartagena

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Cartagena

Enjoy a city tour, visiting the colonial walled city and fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy free time to take in the Caribbean vibe of the city and beach.

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Day 3: Cartagena/Minca

Travel to the small town of Minca and enjoy free time to explore and breathe in the fresh mountain air.

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Day 4: Minca/Taganga

Journey into the hills around Minca and hike to a beautiful waterfall. Take a tour of a coffee farm, learn about chocolate preparation and indulge in a local lunch. Continue to the beach town of Taganga.

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Day 5: Taganga

Spend the day exploring Taganga. Opt for more active options like snorkelling or hiking or hit one of the beaches and relax in a hammock.

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Day 6: Taganga/Taironaka Park

Head to Taironaka Park, the perfect place to learn more about the local Kogi people and their cultural practices. Visit a small museum and relax by the banks of the Don Diego River.

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Day 7: Santa Marta

Head to Santa Marta for free time to explore and an optional evening out on the town.

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Day 8: Santa Marta

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • City tour in Cartagena
    • Hike to Pozo Azul (2hrs)
    • Visit to Taironaka Park to learn about the Kogi people
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels/guesthouses (7 nts)
    • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
    Transport
    • Private van, public bus, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Relax to the Caribbean rhythms on the coast
  • Hike through lush jungle with an indigenious guide
  • Meet the locals and learn about coffee in Minca
  • Indulge in fresh seafood and Colombian specialties.