Colombia Adventure Seeker

 

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Embark on a pulse-pounding odyssey through Colombia with our Colombia Adventure Seeker itinerary, designed for thrill-seekers and explorers alike. This exhilarating journey unfolds across Colombia’s diverse landscapes, from the bustling streets of Bogotá to the untamed wilderness of Cañon del Rio Guejar and the vibrant cityscape of Medellín. Begin your adventure in Bogotá, where the air is alive with the thrill of paragliding over lush valleys and the city’s stunning urban sprawl. Feel the rush as you soar through clear skies, taking in panoramic views that stretch to the horizon.

Continue your quest for adrenaline in Cañon del Rio Guejar, where rugged terrain invites exploration through exhilarating hikes, dips in natural pools, and thrilling rafting expeditions down rushing rivers. Immerse yourself in the raw beauty of Colombia’s natural wonders, where every turn reveals new challenges and breathtaking vistas. In Medellín, delve into the city’s rich cultural tapestry with visits to Commune 13, a vibrant neighborhood adorned with captivating street art that tells stories of resilience and transformation.

Pedal through Medellín’s scenic landscapes on a mountain biking adventure, navigating trails that wind through lush hillsides and offer panoramic views of the city below. Throughout your journey, savor moments of cultural immersion, from tasting local cuisine to interacting with communities eager to share their traditions. This itinerary promises an adrenaline-fueled exploration of Colombia’s natural wonders and urban marvels, where each day is a thrilling chapter in your adventure.

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This sample itinerary is just the beginning. Fully customizable for individuals, families, and groups of all sizes, let it serve as an inspiration for your next adventure. Price subject to change.

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Feel the exhilaration of paragliding over Bogotá’s stunning landscapes and navigating rapids in Cañon del Rio Guejar.

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Immerse yourself in Colombia’s wild beauty through hiking trails, discovering hidden natural pools, and experiencing the rush of river rafting.

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Explore Medellín’s vibrant street art in Commune 13 and connect with local communities through immersive cultural experiences.

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Challenge yourself with mountain biking excursions that offer panoramic views and a deeper connection to Colombia’s diverse terrain.

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Wander through historic streets, sample local flavors, and embrace the rhythm of Colombian life in bustling urban centers.

Bienvenido a Colombia! Upon your arrival in Bogotá, meet your private driver to transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

 

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Accommodation: HAB Hotel (3*)

Experience the thrill of paragliding over Bogotá’s Savannah with breathtaking views of the Andean landscape and Guatavita Lagoon. Your adventure begins with a scenic drive to La Cabaña Alpina in Sopó, where you’ll sample local dairy products. From there, head to the launch site for your tandem flight. Soar effortlessly with an expert pilot for 20 minutes, marveling at the serene landscape below. After landing, return to Bogotá with memories of an exhilarating flight and stunning Colombian vistas.

 

Meals: B

Accommodation: HAB Hotel (3*)

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the ancient forests of the world as you raft through the Güejar River Canyon. Immerse yourself in a natural wonderland adorned with magnificent waterfalls, majestic rock formations, and diverse wildlife. This rafting adventure promises a magical and immersive experience in the heart of nature.

 

Meals: B

Accommodation: Rural Lodge in Guejar (3*)

Charco Azul, nestled in Colombia’s Meta department, epitomizes the perfect blend of natural beauty and historical intrigue. This breathtaking destination boasts the majestic Charco Azul waterfall, a 15-meter cascade into crystal-clear azure waters, perfect for swimming and framed by lush greenery. Nearby, the Cataratas waterfall with its six tiers offers a serene backdrop for relaxation and photography.

Beyond its scenic allure, Charco Azul holds a poignant connection to Colombia’s past. Explore the hidden trails leading to the historical memory camp, once a refuge for FARC guerrillas during the country’s conflict. Here, visitors can delve into the stories that shaped Colombia’s history, offering a profound understanding of resilience and hope amidst stunning natural landscapes. Whether seeking adventure through challenging hikes or tranquility by cascading waterfalls, Charco Azul promises an unforgettable journey where nature and history intertwine harmoniously.

 

Meals: B

Accommodation: Rural Lodge in Guejar (3*)

Embark on a transformative journey through the Güejar River Canyon, a pristine landscape of ancient forests and breathtaking waterfalls that epitomizes magical realism. This expedition not only offers thrilling whitewater rafting experiences but also symbolizes Colombia’s path to peace and sustainable tourism. Beginning with a warm welcome at the Mesetas Meta headquarters, guests enjoy breakfast before a safety briefing and departure to the rafting point. The six-hour adventure includes kayaking along the Guatiquía River’s rapids, birdwatching among toucans and hummingbirds, visits to serene waterfalls for swimming, and a stroll through the ethereal Fairy Valley. Afterward, a hearty lunch awaits back at TUREM headquarters, followed by leisure time at the hotel to relax and reflect on a day filled with adrenaline, nature’s beauty, and insights into Colombia’s inspiring journey toward peace and community resilience.

 

Meals: B

Accommodation: Rural Lodge in Guejar (3*)

Explore the natural wonders along the Güejar River, a sanctuary blessed with waterfalls, canyons, caves, and vibrant birdlife. Embark on a day hike to discover the five enchanting spots nurtured by this river: the Waterslides, Jacuzzis, Caño Jordan Waterfall, Natural Pools, and Caño Lajon Waterfall. While the trail is generally easy, caution is advised, especially during rainy seasons, and local guides ensure a respectful and safe exploration of these serene havens. Immerse yourself in this unique landscape for a rejuvenating experience, where relaxation, enjoyment, and natural bathing await amidst Colombia’s natural beauty.

Meals: B

Accommodation: Hotel Courtyard by Marriott Bogota Airport (4*)

In the morning, depart Bogotá for Medellín. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in Medellín’s Comuna 13 on an alternative tour that delves into its cultural and social evolution. This neighborhood has become a symbol of resilience and transformation, offering a profound experience for visitors. Led by local artists, explore three distinct neighborhoods within Comuna 13 and gain insights into its history and vibrant community initiatives that have reshaped Colombia’s once notorious district.

The tour begins at Nuevos Conquistadores, the highest point of the Comuna, where you’ll enjoy panoramic views of Medellín and learn about its rural outskirts. Descend through the neighborhood’s intricate streets, untouched by mass tourism, and hear firsthand accounts of how hip-hop and music culture contributed to peace-building efforts among local youth. Visit Sonbata’s innovative urban gardening project on rooftops, followed by a refreshing break with local popsicles. Engage with a senior instructor from the school of arts to learn rhythms through percussion or dance, using methods employed to empower local youth.

Conclude the tour in the bustling heart of Comuna 13, adorned with vibrant murals and graffiti that narrate its transformative journey. Experience the lively local atmosphere, browse shops, galleries, and souvenir stores, and gain a deeper understanding of this dynamic community against the backdrop of Medellín’s skyline.

Meals: B

Accommodation: Café Hotel Medellin (4*)

Embark on a thrilling bike ride through Colombia’s western landscapes, immersing yourself in nature’s beauty and captivating panoramas. Begin with a scenic drive along the tranquil old road to Boquerón, 2650 meters above sea level, where our cycling journey descends on smooth, lesser-traveled roads. Feel the exhilaration as you coast downhill, soaking in breathtaking views until we reach San Jerónimo, nestled at 800 meters above sea level. After conquering the ride, we continue to Santa Fe de Antioquia, a colonial gem. Enjoy a leisurely lunch, stroll cobblestone streets, and delve into its rich history. Sample exotic local fruits before visiting the iconic Puente de Occidente, a 19th-century engineering marvel. Marvel at its grandeur and panoramic vistas, concluding a day of cultural immersion and exploration in Colombia’s western treasures.

Meals: B

Accommodation: Café Hotel Medellin (4*)

Enjoy a leisurely day exploring Medellín at your own pace, soaking in the city’s vibrant atmosphere and discovering its cultural delights. Whether you choose to stroll through its lively neighborhoods, visit local markets, or relax in a café, Medellín offers plenty to see and do. In the evening, catch your flight back to Bogotá, reflecting on the memories of your adventure-filled journey through Colombia.

Meals: B

Accommodation: Hotel Courtyard by Marriott Bogota Airport (4*)

All too soon, it's time to say goodbye to Colombia. This morning, your private transfer will return you to the airport for your homeward journey.

Meals: B

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