Day 1 Bogotá
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Villa de Leyva (1B)
Enjoy a local breakfast in Paloquemao market before driving to Villa de Leyva for an overnight. Stop en route to visit the Zipaquira Salt Cathedral.
Days 3-4 Armenia/Calarcá (Coffee Region) (2B,1L)
Enjoy a morning in Villa de Leyva before an afternoon flight to Armenia, in Colombia's coffee region. On Day 4, enjoy a tour of a coffee farm in the Calarca area to learn more about the coffee culture here. Visit local villages in the region. Spend two nights outside Armenia in a traditional hacienda.
Day 5 Cocora Valley/Salento (1B)
Stretch your legs with a morning hike through the Cocora Valley and afternoon arrival to Salento town. Here, you'll get the full coffee experience in the "triangulo" of Quindio.
Days 6-7 Medellin (2B)
Drive through the stunning landscape to Medellin. Enjoy a neighbourhood tour of the city and learn the fascinating recent history of the city's ongoing transformation.
Days 8-10 Cartagena (3B)
Hop a morning flight to Cartagena and arrive in time to spend the afternoon exploring the old walled city. Enjoy dinner on the beach and a night out in this lively town. Day 9 and 10 are free to continuing exploring around town.
Day 11 Santa Marta (1B)
Travel by bus to Santa Marta with free time to explore. Continue to Taganga, a perfect base for exploring nearby Tayrona National Park.
Days 12-13 Minca/Taganga (2B,1L)
Spend Day 12 on an excursion exploring the area around Minca. Head to a local ranch, hike to a waterfall, visit a local coffee plantation or opt for river tubing. Head to Taganga for a night. Day 13 is free in Taganga to explore.
Day 14 Tayrona (1B)
Head into Tayrona National Park for a moderate hike with a local indigenious guide. This is a perfect opportunity to experience nature and learn a little more about the indigenious culture in northern Colombia.
Day 15 Santa Marta (1B)
Hike out of the park and return to Santa Marta for a final evening out on the town.
Day 16 Santa Marta (1B)
Depart at any time.