Colombia

So much more than its cliched image

A year round destination with both Caribbean and Pacific coast Colombia is an amazing country you should go to before the crowds get there.  From well preserved colonial cites and towns to verdant coffee plantations, preserved 

  • cosmopolitan capital city Bogota
  • underground cathedral in the salt mining town of Zipaquirá
  • the town of Villa de Leyva which contains some of the finest examples of Spanish colonial architecture in Colombia
  • the temperate rainforest in the Cocora Valley, which is well known for numerous bird species such as hummingbirds and the endangered parrot – the Palmero
  • plantation tour and tasting session in the coffee region
  • visit the vibrant and forward looking city of Medellin
  • whale watching off the pacific coast
  • beaches in the Tayrona National park
  • meander through Cartagena one of South America’s most colourful cities
  • relax on the white sand beaches of the Caribbean islands of San Andres and Providencia
  • Flying time: 11 hours 15 mins
  • Time difference: -5 hours
  • Currency: Colombian Peso
  • Best time of year to travel: Year round

Ideas for a trip to Colombia

Here are some ideas for trips to Colombia all of which can be adapted for you and we are always happy to create a bespoke trip from scratch

Colourful cities and beaches

Small group escorted tour of Colombia

Grand private tour of Colombia

Frequently Asked Questions

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