Classic: Caribbean Colombia Express (SMTQ)

Countries Visited: Colombia
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
  • Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences
  • Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character
  • Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience
  • All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
    Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
    Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
    Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
    Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
    Accommodations: Hotels/guesthouses (5 nts), eco-huts in the national park (1 nt, multi-share).

    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.

    Description
    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, and Tayrona National Park 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.
  • Details

    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2017
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1CartagenaDay 1 Cartagena
    Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2CartagenaDay 2 Cartagena (1B)
    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. Included Activities: Cartagena City Tour
    Day 3Santa MartaDay 3 Cartagena/Santa Marta (1B)
    Travel by bus to Santa Marta with free time to explore this beautiful coastal city. Additional Notes: Please note hot water is uncommon in the Caribbean region of Colombia. Showers are likely to only have cold water while visiting this area. Transport: Local bus (5.00 hour(s))
    Day 4TagangaDay 4 Santa Marta/Taganga (1B, 1L)
    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 Taganga, a perfect base for exploring nearby Tayrona National Park. Included Activities: Minca Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle (0.50-1.00 hours) Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))
    Day 5TagangaDay 5 Taganga (1B)
    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.
    Day 6Parque Nacional Natural TayronaDay 6 Taganga/Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Head into Tayrona National Park for a moderate hike with a local guide. This is a perfect opportunity to experience nature and learn a little more about the rich, natural diversity of northern Colombia. Stay in a lodge close to the park. Included Activities: Tayrona National Park Excursion Transport: Hiking (3.00-4.00 hours)
    Day 7Santa MartaDay 7 Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona/Santa Marta (1B)
    Return to Santa Marta for an optional evening out on the town. Transport: Hiking (3.00-4.00 hours) Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
    Day 8Santa MartaDay 8 Santa Marta (1B)
    Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    July 02, 2017$1,649.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    July 16, 2017$1,649.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 10; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    Disclaimer

    Local Flights: N/A

    Dossier Disclaimer:Information Not Available

    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

    Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

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      Countries Visited: ColombiaTrip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.

     
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