English tour guide
Day 1 and 2
DAY 1: Bogotá, Colombia. Arrival in the city of Bogotá. Overnight at selected hotel. DAY 2: Bogotá. Morning, visit to the city and Monserrate. Assistance by the guide to start a panoramic tour through the historic area of Bogotá, passing through Colon Theatre, San Carlos Palace, where the Chancellery operates, the Presidential Palace of Nariño, Bolivar Square, the Capitol, the Town hall and the Primada Cathedral. Visit the gold museum and the Botero museum; later ascend by cable car to Monserrate, from where you can have an excellent view of the Colombian capital. Typical lunch at the restaurant “Santa Clara”, located on the hill of Monserrate. Afternoon: tour to the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá. Departure from the hotel to the Municipality of Zipa, located 49 km north of Bogotá. On your way, you can see some interesting sightings such as Bogotá’s Sabana and the Bridge of the Commoners. The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá was built 190 meters deep in a mine and is considered the first wonder of Colombia. Inside you can visit the Stations of the Cross, the Dome, and the Ramp, the Choir, the Balconies, the Narthex Complex and the large naves of the Cathedral. At the end, a panoramic tour to the town of Zipaquirá will be given. Return to Bogotá. Includes tickets to the Cathedral. Included meals: Breakfast, lunch. Overnight at selected hotel.
Day 3 to 5
Las Islas (Barú)
DAY 3 TO 5: Bogotá, Cartagena. Transfer out- Bogotá Transfer in- Cartagena 2 nights stay at selected hotel. Private transfer to the pier to board a shared boat to Barú. LAS ISLAS In the middle of the turquoise sea, white sand beaches and typical vegetation of the Colombian Caribbean coast, Las Islas Hotel offers its guests the possibility to live a sophisticated and respectful experience with nature; either from the heights, due to its 32 houses in the trees or in line with the sea, if you choose one of its 22 comfortable bungalows overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The hotel has a comfortable and quiet atmosphere, applying touches of luxury in its restaurants, rooms, bars, beaches and pool area. The hotel runs with the hospitality philosophy and quality service standards given by The Leading Hotels of the World. Please yourself with elegance and sophistication at the Danielle spa, or enjoy the flavors of international cuisine at Las Guacas or Tía Coco restaurants. At dusk, enjoy the sunsets from the terrace of Las Islas Bar and at night, get comfortable and let yourself be lulled by the symphony of the waves. This house designed by the architect Alberto Burckhard is rented as “The Presidential Suite”, an exclusive site of the new “Hotel Las Islas” to spend a luxury holiday in the Caribbean within the turquoise sea and natural environment. This villa has four rooms for 8 people, four living roos areas and although it does not have a beach, it has a swimming pool and a one of a kind view of the vastness of the Caribbean Sea. Guests have a butler, a cook and a cleaning maid. It is located 45 minutes away by boat from the city of Cartagena.
Day 6 to 8
DAY 6 AND 7: Cartagena - Tayrona Park. Ground transfer from Cartagena city to Tayrona Natural Park. Duration: 5 hours approximately. 2 nights stay at selected hotel. ECOHABS For the most comfortable accommodation in Tayrona National Park, Ecohabs Tayrona is your best choice. Located on the beautiful Cañaveral beach, travellers can enjoy peace and privacy in cozy bungalows good for up to 4 persons, in one of the best places in all Colombia. The bungalows are built with native wood and high roofs covered in palm leaves, a design inspired by the ancient Tayrona tribes. Each bungalow provides a great view of the Caribbean Sea and the green landscape. From Ecohabs Tayrona guests may easily explore the rest of Tayrona National Park, choosing from a variety of activites such as bird watching, trekking to the ancient ruins of the Tayrona tribes, or simply taking long walks along the different beaches of the park, as Arrecifes, Cabo San Juan del Guía, La Piscina, etc. Travel to Tayrona National Park will be your best experiencie. DAY 8: Transfer Out.