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Tailor-made Colombia Holidays

A holiday to Colombia has something for everyone. Colonial Cartagena on the Caribbean Coast, snowcapped volcanic peaks, rolling hills and coffee farms, wild beaches and rainforest at Tayrona National Park and on the Pacific Coast, archaeological sites at San Agustin and Ciudad Perdida, and much more. We've a wealth of experience in organising holidays to Colombia and will help you arrange an unforgettable trip.

Below is a selection of sample itineraries which show what is possible on a holiday to Colombia. While we think these are good trips, they are not set in stone, and can be adjusted as you wish. You might want to take some destinations from one itinerary and combine with another. Please contact us for exact prices and further suggestions.

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Colombia Highlights | 14 Days

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Colombia Highlights  | 14 Days

This holiday in Colombia will give you a good taste of the country and includes some of its major highlights. You'll get a flavour of the best of Colombia's vibrant cities - Cartagena and Bogota, spen...

Colombian Adventure Holiday | 13 days

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Colombian Adventure Holiday | 13 days

This holiday will see you exploring caves of nocturnal oil-birds, rafting, walking, visiting historical towns and colonial cities and ending with some beach time on wild Caribbean beaches. It offers a...

Family holiday to Colombia | 14 days

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Family holiday to Colombia | 14 days

This family trip to Colombia visits some of the highlights of the country with activities that can be enjoyed by both children and adults. From a train across the Savannah of Bogota, to bamboo river r...

From Coast to Coast | 12 days

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - From Coast to Coast | 12 days

This trip takes in some of the most beautiful places in Colombia - the wild Pacific Coast near Nuqui where you can whale watch, the unspoilt Caribbean island of Providencia and Tayrona National Park.

Statues and Cities | 12 days

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Statues and Cities | 12 days

This trip takes you to San Agustin, Colombia's impressive UNESCO protected archaeological site where there are hundreds of carved stone statues spread over lush mountainous terrain. The contrasting ci...

The Medellin Flower Festival - August | 11 days

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - The Medellin Flower Festival - August | 11 days

The Medellin Flower Festival takes place during the first 10 days of August. It's a flower filled celebration made up of over 140 events from musical performances to horse shows, colourful parades and...

Trek to the Lost City | 13 days

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Trek to the Lost City | 13 days

The trek to Colombia's Lost City or Ciudad Perdida is one of South America's classic trips. The Lost City is made up of terraced complexes, bridges, paths and aqueducts. It's believed to have been bui...

Colombia offers an excellent range of accommodation. In Cartagena, and increasingly in Santa Marta too, there are very good boutique hotels. In the Coffee Country, you can stay on farms or haciendas. Stay in luxurious cabins overlooking the beach at Tayrona National Park. Colonial towns such as Mompox and Villa de Leyva offer characterful hotels in historical buildings. The Amazon, Pacific and Llanos have simple but well run lodges.

See below for some of our favourites:

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Barichara - La Nube

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Barichara - La Nube

La Nube is a small guesthouse in the pretty little town of Barichara. Barichara is in the department of Santander and surrounded by some lovely countryside. La Nube is a colonial building with the roo...

Bogota & Around - Casa Deco

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Bogota & Around - Casa Deco

Casa Deco is a restored building in the heart of La Candelaria, Bogota's colonial centre. Its within walking distance of the Gold Museum and a number of other attractions. The hotel is Italian owned a...

Bogota & Around - La Opera

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Bogota & Around - La Opera

This is the top-end hotel option for those wishing to stay in Bogota's colonial Candelaria district. Hotel La Opera is right next to the presidential palace. La Opera offers all the service and comfor...

Caribbean Islands - Deep Blue - Providencia

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Caribbean Islands - Deep Blue - Providencia

Deep Blue is the top hotel on the island of Providencia. The island is reached by air or boat from neighbouring San Andres, itself reached by air from the Colombian mainland or Panama. The island is v...

Caribbean Islands - Sirius Guest House - Providencia

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Caribbean Islands - Sirius Guest House - Providencia

Sirius is a simple, friendly guesthouse right on one of Providencia's very best beaches - Southwest Bay. Typical of the island, it's a laid back place where nothing happens quickly - but this is part ...

Cartagena - Alfiz

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Cartagena - Alfiz

Ideally situated within Cartagena's historic walled city, Alfiz is a comfortable and charming small hotel in a building dating from the 17th century.

Cartagena - Casa San Agustin

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Cartagena - Casa San Agustin

Located within Cartagena's beautiful walled old town on the Caribbean coast, Casa San Agustin is a luxurious boutique hotel that has been lovingly restored from colonial era buildings.

Cartagena - Monterrey

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Cartagena - Monterrey

The Monterrey is a good value hotel in front of Cartagena's clock tower and the Plaza de la Independencia. Its well-located to explore the historic walled centre of the city.

Coffee Country - Bosque del Saman

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Coffee Country - Bosque del Saman

Bosque del Saman is right in the heart of Colombia's lush coffee country. It sits on a large estate surrounded by coffee plantations. It is a great base from which to explore the surroundings.

Hacienda Bambusa

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Hacienda Bambusa

Hacienda Bambusa is a traditional building recently converted to receive guests. It lies in the southern part of the coffee region - surrounded by bamboo forests, streams and fruit plantations.

Los Llanos - Juan Solito

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Los Llanos - Juan Solito

Juan Solito is an ecolodge on the Hato La Aurora reserve. It is reached with a flight to Yopal, then a four and a half hour drive mostly on unsurfaced roads to the lodge. The isolated location makes f...

Mompox & Honda - Bioma Hotel - Mompos

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Mompox & Honda - Bioma Hotel - Mompos

Mompos is a beautiful colonial town on an island formed by the River Magdalena. It was once an important trading post - but, the river changed course and silted up. Now it is a very sleepy backwater a...

Mompox & Honda - Casa Belle Epoque - Honda

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Mompox & Honda - Casa Belle Epoque - Honda

Honda was a key river port during colonial times, when paddle-steamers plied the river carrying goods and passengers along what was the main communication artery - the River Magdalena. Honda is about ...

Pacific Coast - El Cantil Eco-lodge

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Pacific Coast - El Cantil Eco-lodge

This eco-lodge is run on sustainable principles, is certified as having a High Level of Touristic Sustainability and has obtained the Colombian Environmental Seal through the Swiss company, Cotecna. E...

Tayrona - Casa Verde - Santa Marta

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Tayrona - Casa Verde - Santa Marta

Casa Verde is a small guesthouse in Santa Marta on Colombia's Caribbean Coast. The city makes a good base from which to visit the spectacular Tayrona National Park with its wild beaches and forest dow...

Tayrona - Casa del Farol - Santa Marta

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Tayrona - Casa del Farol - Santa Marta

Casa del Farol is small high quality boutique hotel in the historic centre of Santa Marta, a city on Colombia's Caribbean Coast. Its a short drive from magnificent Tayrona National Park where wild bea...

Tayrona - Ecohabs

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Tayrona - Ecohabs

Ecohabs Canaveral are cabins perched on the jungle covered mountainside that leads down to a beautifully wild beach in Tayrona National Park. It takes about an hour to reach Tayrona from the nearest c...

The Amazon - Calanoa Lodge

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - The Amazon - Calanoa Lodge

Calanoa is a jungle, reached by a flight from Bogota to Leticia, then a journey by boat up the Amazon for 60 km. It's a small, rustic lodge right on the mighty Amazon River.

Villa de Leyva - Getsemani

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Villa de Leyva - Getsemani

Getsemani is a good value hotel on the edge of Villa de Leiva, a 10-15 minute walk from the central plaza. Villa de Leiva itself is about a four hour drive north of Bogota. The hotel has a pleasant, M...

Villa de Leyva - Posada San Antonio

Tailor-made Colombia Holidays - Villa de Leyva - Posada San Antonio

Posada San Antonio is in the heart of the pretty colonial town of Villa de Leiva- just one block from its central cobbled plaza. The hotel is of traditional colonial construction.

Country Facts for Holidays to Colombia

Think, Ethical, Responsible, Sustainable Travel

"Despite my apprehension before travelling, Colombia turned out to be one of the most fantastic travel experiences of my life. And although I was wary and took plenty of advice, I felt safe everywhere I went. Colombia is a real adventure and the people incredibly welcoming and relaxed. My only regret is not staying longer, but I know for sure I'll be going back."
Mark Wright, Managing Director.
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