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Trip idea in Colombia

Heritage towns


from £2,610 pp

(ex international flights)


14 days

Discover the magical realism of Colombia’s colonial towns, rich in architecture, culture and history. All the towns that form this route are part of Colombia’s Network of Heritage Towns. Immerse yourself in culture, follow cobblestone paths, witness breathtaking views, and enjoy a variety of typical art, cuisine, music, dance and dress. Admire the architecture of these towns, and look upon priceless jewels protected in museums. Visit flora and fauna sanctuaries and appreciate their biodiversity, hike to remote villages, and discover the beauty of the Caribbean coast with the city of Cartagena and the azure beaches of Tayrona National Park.

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Day 1 - Bogota

  • Transfer from Bogotá Airport to your hotel
  • At leisure in Bogotá

Day 2 - Bogota

  • Explore the Plazoleta del Chorro de Quevedo
  • Visit the Museo Del Oro
  • Ascend Cerro de Monserrate
Zipaquirá, Villa de Leyva

Day 3 - Zipaquirá, Villa de Leyva

  • Venture underground to the Salt Cathedral
  • Transfer from Bogota to Zipaquira
  • Transfer from Zipaquira to Villa de Leyva
  • Afternoon at leisure in Villa de Leyva
Villa de Leyva

Day 4 - Villa de Leyva

  • Tour Plaza Mayor
  • Continue tour of Villa de Leyva
  • Visit the Monastery of Santo Ecce Homo
  • Enter El Infiernito - 'The Little Hell'
  • Study the fossilised remains of a kronosaurus

Day 5 - Barichara

  • Transfer from Villa de Leyva to Barichara
  • At leisure in Barichara

Day 6 - Barichara

  • Hike to Guane village
  • Tour of Barichara's artisan workshops
Mesa de los Santos, Girón

Day 7 - Mesa de los Santos, Girón

  • Transfer from Barichara to Bucaramanga
  • Hacienda el Roble coffee tour
  • Transfer from Bucaramanga to Girón
Girón, Bucaramanga

Day 8 - Girón, Bucaramanga

  • Explore the colonial district of Girón
  • Tobacco workshop

Day 9 - Cartagena

  • Domestic flight from Bucaramanga to Cartagena
  • Transfer from Girón to Bucaramanga Airport.
  • Transfer from Cartagena airport to your hotel
  • At leisure in Cartagena

Day 10 - Cartagena

  • Ascend Cerro de la Popa
  • Explore San Felipe Castle
  • Wander the cobbled streets of Old Town
Tayrona National Park

Day 11 - Tayrona National Park

  • Transfer from Cartagena to Tayrona
  • At leisure in the surroundings of Tayrona National Park
Tayrona National Park

Day 12 - Tayrona National Park

  • Hike to Pueblito
  • Swim at Cabo San Juan beach
  • Visit Arrecifes beach
Tayrona National Park

Day 13 - Tayrona National Park

  • At further leisure in the surroundings of Tayrona National Park

Day 14

  • Transfer from Tayrona to Santa Marta Airport
  • Domestic flight from Santa Marta to Bogotá