9 DAY - **NEW** CARIBBEAN COFFEE

9 Days

After remaining out of the list of destinations in South America, Colombia has shaken out of its turbulent past and is open to receive visitors once again.
From white sandy beaches to Andean mountain sleepy towns, Colombia is got the right atmosphere for everyone; powered by the authentic personality of locals and the character of a mysterious past.
Venture in to an eye opening experience that will keep you smiling long after leaving this fantastic new destination in South America.  
Note: This is an itinerary suggestion and prices are available on request.

 

Day 1

Bogota

Arrival to Bogotá, meet and greet with your tour guide and private transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Bogota / Fusagasuga / Bogota

Today you will visit a Coffee Hacienda. Your first stop ia a nursery garden for coffee plants. Then you will cross the plantation of the arabic coffee. Learn all about the manufacting process to the point of calcination. Enjoy a fresh cup of coffee! The hacienda produces a delicious coffee liqueur as well! 

Transfer back to Bogota.

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Day 3

Bogota / Coffee Triangle

The day will start with a half day tour to the famous historial centre of La Candelaria with its colonial houses, the Plaza Bolivar, the cathedral, the capitol and other historic buildings. Afterwards you will visit the famous Gold Museum.

Then private transfer to Bogotá airport to take the flight to Pereira. Arrival at Pereira, meet and greet with the tour guide and transfer to selected hotel. 

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Day 4

The Coffee Triangle

Transfer to a property of an old established family, who practise the traditional coffee cultivation. Learn all about coffe, from planting to roasting!

At the end of the day enjoy a delicious cup of coffee on a terrace within the plantation with a superb view.

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Day 5

Pereira / Salento / Cocora National Park

Breakfast and full day tour, first to the town of Salento, one of many typical ‘Paisa’ towns in the Coffee Region where some of the best examples of bahareque architecture in the area can be found. Observe Antioquian life and their environment. Continue on to the COCORA National park. This is where the protected national tree of Colombia, the wax palm, and the tallest palm in the world can be seenReturn to the hotel and rest.

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Day 6

Pereira / Santa Marta

Flight via Bogota to Santa Marta, located on the Caribbean coastline of Colombia. Santa Marta was founded in 1525 and is the oldest surviving city in the country. Transfer to the hotel.

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Day 7

Santa Marta

First you will visit the village Minca in the midst of a coffee plantation. Close vegetation, numerous waterfalls and the diversity of the birds reflects the landscape of the Sierra Nevada. About noon you will be invited to a Coffee Hacienda. Learn more about the cultivation near the ocean and the alternative ways to cultivate coffee in Colombia.

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Day 8

Santa Marta

Day at leisure for your own activities.

Optional: Visit to the National Park of Tayrona around 30 minutes drive away from Santa Marta. This full day excursion includes walking tours, bathing in the Caribbean Sea and relaxing on the white sandy beach.

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Day 9

Santa Marta / Next destination

Breakfast in the morning and transfer to Santa Marta Airport on private service with English speaking tour guide to connect with your flight to your next destination.

Included:

Accommodation with private facilities
Transfers and tours
Bilingual (English/Spanish) guide during all itinerary;
Daily breakfast
Transfers and tours include the assistance of an English speaking guide. tours will be operated by local representative guides.
Entrance fees

Not Included:

Entrance fees to monuments not mentioned in the itinerary;
Extras;
Early check in/ Late check out
Air tickets

Notes:

Rates are subject to change without notice and availability.
Gold museum is closed on Monday.
All entrance fees are subject to change without previous notice.

Indicative Tour Cost

Per person in USD

*** Tourist Class Share Twin - $2,501.00

*** Tourist Class Single - $3,042.00

MEALS:

B.  Breakfast included
L.  Lunch included
D.  Dinner included

Why Choose BFirst Travel?

BFirst Travel, a wholly owned Australian tour company, ATAS/AFTA accredited and helloworld affiliate. For the past 15 years we have specialised exclusively in Latin America. We know a few parts of the world, and we know them well. Our been there, done that expertise elevates your experience beyond the ordinary, to the level of adventure with comfort! "Travel is all about the experience, which starts with your travel preparations”.

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