EXTREME COLOMBIA

13D/12N FROM $2050 P/P

Overview

Exploring the top adventure destinations of Colombia on a 13-day tour, visiting Bogota, Bucaramanga/San Gil, the Lost City near Santa Marta and Tayrona National Park. Private transportation, overnight accommodations, and dedicated guides are all included. Extreme Colombia is the perfect tour for someone who wants to visit and explore Colombia but also takes advantage of the numerous adventure/extreme activities that this county has. If you want to both take in the culture and get an adrenaline rush while doing so this is the tour to go on.

  • Perfect for family/friend groups and people interested in outdoor activities.
  • A private tour operated with just the clients party and a guide/driver.
  • Free to customize as much as you want to suit client's needs.



ITINERARY

Day 1: Arriving into Bogota - Collected from Airport - Monseratte - Gold Museum
Greeted at the airport for a transfer to the hotel. After checking in, collect for a trip to Monserrate, which is a hill that dominates the city of Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia. The highest point is at 3,152 meters above sea level, where there is a church with a shrine, devoted to El Señor Caído. The viewpoint provides specular 360-degree scenery of this impressive city. Duration: 2 hours. After Monserrate, there will be a chance for lunch before heading to the Gold Museum in the afternoon. The museum displays a selection of pre-Colombian gold and other metal alloys, such as Tumbaga, and contains the largest collection of gold artifacts in the world in its exhibition rooms. Duration: 2 hours.

  • Accommodation included: Overnight stay in 4* hotel. Upgrades available on request.
  • Breakfast included on this day.


Day 2: Hike around the largest waterfall in Colombia.
Collected from the hotel to hike to the "Mountains of the Moon" and explore La Chorrera natural park, where Colombia's tallest waterfall is waiting. Explores this amazing natural park and learn about the peculiarities of these cloud forests.
  • Accommodation included: Overnight stay in 4* hotel. Upgrades available on request.
  • Breakfast and lunch included.
  • Tour is suited for hikers with some experience. Good hiking shoes and wet weather clothes required.


Day 3: Flight in the morning to Bucaramanga - Afternoon abseiling a waterfall
Collected from the hotel to catch a flight to Bucaramanga which is located in Northeast Colombia. Upon arrival private transfer for lunch before heading to Mesa De Ruitoque to abseil down a 55-meter waterfall. Afterwards, heading to San Gil with a stop at Chicamocha Park to ride the cable car which reaches a spectacular 360 view of the valley of Chicamocha Canyon. Staying in a hotel in a San Gil
  • Breakfast included on this day.
  • Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 4* hotel. Upgrades available upon request.


Day 4: Morning collected for bike ride - Afternoon rafting on level 3 river (level 4/5 also available upon request)
Collected in the morning for a short journey to where the bike ride begins. This ride starts in the beautiful Colinas de Santander, during this ride you will pass farms and coffee plantations as well as impressive scenery. During this ride there will be a car behind for any client that might want to rest. Returning by bike to the town for lunch before rafting on a level 3 river in the afternoon. This is a fun experience on relatively calm waters. Clients also have the option to raft on a level 4/5 but some experience is advised. Duration: 8 hours
  • Breakfast included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 4* hotel.
  • Option to upgrade upon request.


Day 5: Quad biking in San Joe
Breakfast in the morning before heading to Valle de San Jose to start a quad bike ride passing coffee, sugar cane, plantain and yuca plantations. The ride will stop at a location called pozo de los deseos where the client can swim and relax. Afterward there will be an opportunity for lunch in San Jose before heading back to San Gil.
  • Breakfast included on this day.
  • Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 4* hotel. Option to upgrade upon request.


Day 6: Morning collected for trip to Barichara - afternoon heading back to Bucaramanga.
Collected in the morning from the hotel to explore "the most beautiful town in Colombia". The start of the day will be with a 2 hour walk for Camino Real which goes from Barichara to Guane. This is a walk that the Guanes people used to do. Once arriving in Guane the client will visit the museum and try some of the typical drinks from this town. After lunch there will be the chance to horse ride around the town before heading back to Bucaramanga in the afternoon for a flight to Santa Marta in the following morning.
  • Breakfast included on this day.
  • Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 4* hotel. Option to upgrade upon request.


Day 7: Collected from hotel and transferred to hotel for flight to Santa Marta
Collected from the hotel for transfer to airport for flight to Santa Marta. Afternoon relaxing on the beach before starting the lost city trek early on the following morning.
  • Breakfast included on this day.
  • Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 4* hotel. Option to upgrade upon request.


Day 8: Lost City Trek - Day 1
Collected early in the morning and driven 2 1/2 hours to Mamey for lunch before the start of the lost city trek. The first day consists of a 4-hour hike, upon arrival at the first camp site there will be the opportunity to relaxing in the river and enjoying the scenery.
  • The tour is suited for hikers with some experience.
  • Bring comfortable hiking shoes and a cane if needed.
  • Waterproofs.

  • Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation included: Overnight stay in hammocks.


Day 9: Lost City Trek - Day 2
Starting around 7 am walking along the Buritaca River and passing an indigenous town. Distance on this day is 9 miles and around 7 hours of walking. Plenty of spots during this walk to swimming and relax.
  • Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation included: Overnight stay in hammocks.


Day 10: Lost City Trek - Day 3
Early start walking up the famous stairs leading to the lost city. The guide will provide an in-depth explanation of the city and its incredible history. Afterward, time to relax and enjoy the history of the lost city before returning to camp.
  • Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation included: Overnight stay in hammocks.


Day 11: Lost City Trek - Final Day
This day will be returning to El Memey, on the way, there will be some final opportunities to enjoy the natural pools in the river. In El Memey there will be a car waiting to be driven to Tayrona national park for a deserved few days rest in a Boutique hotel on the sea front.
  • Meals included: Breakfast Lunch
  • Accommodation included: Overnight stay in 4* hotel. Option to upgrade upon request.


Day 12: Relaxing and enjoying the beaches of Tayrona National Park
All-day relaxing by the beach and enjoying the last full day of the trip. Option to do a trip around the national park (not included in the price).
  • Breakfast included on this day.
  • Accommodation included: Overnight stay in 4* hotel. Option to upgrade upon request.


Day 13: Santa Marta - Bogota - Tour end
Collected in the morning for a transfer to Santa Marta's airport for flight to Bogota. Tour ends in Bogota.
  • Breakfast included on this day.
  • No accommodation on this day

PLACES TO EAT CUTURAL QUICK MEALS EVENING
BOGOTA LA PUERTA FALSA (TAMALES) MINI-MAL ANDRES CARNE DE RES (NEEDS TO BE ORGANISED)
SAN GIL MESON DEL ARRIERO BURGER INC TERRAMONTI RESTAURANTE BAR
SANTA MARTA N/A N/A QUZO
PALAMINO CHE PARCHERO UNUMA MAKAO RESTURANT

QUOTE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON AVAILABILITY AND TIME OF YEAR

INCLUDED

  • Transport from and to the hotels and airports and during lost city trek
  • All national flights Bogota - Bucaramanga - Santa Marta - Bogota
  • 2 nights in Bogota in a 4* hotel
  • 3 night in San Gil in a 4* hotel
  • 1 nights in Bucaramanga in a 4* hotel
  • 1 nights in Santa Marta in a 4* hotel.
  • 3 nights in Lost City Trek in hammocks.
  • 2 nights in Palamino in a 4* hotel.
  • Meals where stated on the tour.
  • Fully covered insurance via colasistenica
  • Transfers to Monserrate and Gold Museum
  • Trip to La Chorrera natural park
  • Abseiling included
  • Quad biking included
  • Rafting included
  • Mountain biking included (electric mountain bike is extra)
  • Full lost city trip

NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights
  • Personal costs
  • Tips
  • Bank Fee
  • Optional activities mentioned - confirmation required.