Sip & Surf
Prices start at $2,970 per person excluding international flights.
To know your coffee is literally not just an expresso shot but in just 10 short days you can have a taste for things Colombian like coffee and some of its famous Caribbean beaches. Fortunately, getting around the country has never been easier so you won't feel strapped for time as you venture into one area and out of another.
Travel to Colombia
International flight to Bogota. There is now a direct service from London which takes just over 11 hours.
After breakfast you will have half day visit to the historic centre of Bogota known as La Candelaria. You will also visit Bolivar Square, the Botero Museum and the Gold Museum, one the finest of its kind in the world. Your day will end with a visit to the Santuario de Monserrate, a symbol of Bogotá. You will ride the cable car or funicular to reach it at 500m. The site offers the incredible panorama of the city on one side and the Andes on the other.
Today you return to Bogotá visiting the Convento del Santo Ecce Homo on the way. This was founded by the Dominicans in 1620 and was an important point of evangelization of the local Indigenous communities.
You will then be transferred to the airport in time for your flight to Pereira in the famous Coffee region. Here you will explore the Cocora Valley (within the confines of Los Nevados National Park) on foot or horseback and encounter the staggering 60m high wax palm trees (Colombia’s national tree) and perhaps sight some hummingbirds and palm parrots. On your way back you will stop at a trout farm and enjoy a traditional meal of smoked trout. In the afternoon continue towards the traditional town of Salento and then, transfer to the traditional village of Filandia where you can stop for coffee in one of the traditional coffee shops in the area.
On day 7, you will go to Chinchina where you will enjoy a half day coffee tour. This includes a visit to some coffee plantations along the steep hills and learning in detail the process of coffee production from its preparation, toasting and what the character of Colombian coffee.
Tayrona National Park
After flying from Pereira down to the coastal city of Santa Marta, you will be transferred by road to the national park which is your base for the next 3 days. You will have 2 full days to enjoy at leisure with optional activities such as a walk to Pueblito, snorkeling or horseback riding.
This untouched strech of Carribean coast is a chance to experience a raw and untouched part of the world with iconic boulders strewn across the shoreline.
Transfer to Santa Marta airport for your flight to Bogota and connection to your international flight home.