• Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions
  • Price & Dates
  • Hotels
  • Pre / Post Trip
  • Optionals
  • Extensions
  • Terms & Conditions

Colombia Highlights With Air7 Days / 6 Nights

Experience captivating Colombia in style with this special tour from Cox & Kings, named one of the world's best tour operators by Travel + Leisure. Start your tour in Bogota, where culture, gastronomy, history and colonial architecture meet. Your trip includes tours of Paloqueamo Market and the La Candelaria neighborhood. Continue your trip with a visit to Cartagena, a colorful, vibrant seaside city that National Geographic calls "one of the places you need to visit in 2017." Enjoy luxurious 5-star accommodations and guided tours throughout your trip.

Journey Highlights
[All Included In Price]

  • Visit 2 cities in Colombia, named by CNN as one of the best places to visit in 2017
  • Stay in luxurious 5-star hotels, including the Four Seasons Hotel in Bogota and the Sofitel Legend, located within the old city walls of Cartagena
  • Tour Bogota's bustling Paloquemao Market and La Candelaria neighborhood
  • Discover Cartagena's iconic sights including Castillo San Felipe and Convento de la Popa
  • Opt to add on a romantic evening horse-drawn carriage ride or an exciting street art tour

Itinerary

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  • Day 01 - Arrive in Bogota
  • Day 02 - Bogota
  • Day 03 - Bogota
  • Day 04 - Cartagena
  • Day 05 - Cartagena
  • Day 06 - Cartagena
  • Day 07 - Departure
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Optional Sightseeing and Excursions to choose from

  • Bogota - Zipaquira tour including Salt Cathedral
  • Bogota - Street art tour of Bogota
  • Cartagena - Evening horse-drawn carriage ride in Old Town
  • Cartagena - Walking tour of Cartagena's Naval Museum and Cathedral
Terms & Conditions

Colombia Highlights With Air7 Days / 6 Nights

  • Day 1 - Arrive in Bogota

    Embark on your journey to Colombia with a flight to Bogota's El Dorado International Airport. Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to your hotel.

    The remainder of your day is at your leisure.

    Overnight in Bogota

    Meals - On Your Own

  • Day 2 - Bogota

    Activities - Enjoy a walking tour of La Candelaria, described as the heart and soul of Bogota

    Enjoy a walking tour of La Candelaria, described as the "heart and soul" of Bogota. Your guide will take you sites including the famous Plaza Bolivar, a local coffee shop to savor authentic Colombian coffee, and the Botero Museum, which houses the works of Colombian artist Fernando Botero. The museum's collection also includes art by Dali, Monet, and Van Gogh. Afterwards, enjoy a short visit to Casa De la Moneda, a museum that traces local history through numismatics, starting with exhibitions of pre-Colombian pots and misshapen coins to modern day currency.

    Activities - Visit the famous Plaza Bolivar Square, Botero Museum, and Museo de Oro

    Then it's on to the Museo de Oro (Gold Museum), an institution called "Bogota's most famous museum and one of the most fascinating in all of South America." The Museo de Oro contains one of the finest collections in the world of pre-Hispanic gold, with over 35,000 pieces of gold work in the collection.

    The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

    Overnight in Bogota

    Meals - Included in your trip: breakfast

  • Day 3 - Bogota

    Activities - Visit Paloquemao Market and Monserrate

    After breakfast, head out to explore the bustling Paloquemao Market. The market is the second largest market in the city, where 750 merchants and a labyrinth of stands offer a large variety of fruit, vegetables, dairy products, meats and flowers. After, take a short drive up to old town's hilltop view point and monastery of Monserrate. The summit can be reached by either funicular railway or cable car. From the highest point the view across the city will enable you to see the different sectors of Bogota. From La Candelaria and its terracotta tiled roofs to the high rise business sector and then on across the sabana (flat plains) and off in to the distance. The new convent is a pilgrimage site for many Colombians whom make their way past the fourteen Stations of the Cross until reaching the convent. There are a few artisan shops, with others selling snacks and refreshments.

    Return to Bogota in the afternoon, where the remainder of the day is at your leisure.

    Overnight in Bogota

    Meals - Included in your trip: breakfast

  • Day 4 - Cartagena

    After breakfast, transfer to the Bogota airport for a short flight from Bogota to Cartagena. Upon arrival, you'll be transferred from the Cartagena airport to the Sofitel Legend Santa Clara. The Sofitel is ideally situated within the historic city walls of Cartagena and was once a 17th century convent.

    The rest of the day is at leisure.

    Overnight in Cartagena

    Meals - Included in your trip: breakfast

  • Day 5 - Cartagena

    Activities - Explore the Old Town of Cartagena

    After breakfast, see why National Geographic named Cartagena one of the "places you need to visit in 2017". Your exploration includes a half-day walking tour within the old city walls. Your guide will share the myths, history and legends of Cartagena while strolling through plazas and colorful neighborhoods. Your tour includes visits to bustling Plaza de los Coches, Puerta del Reloj, Iglesia de San Pedro Claver (cathedral) and Inquisition Palace.

    The rest of the day is at your leisure.

    Overnight in Cartagena

    Meals - Included in your trip: breakfast

  • Day 6 - Cartagena

    Activities - Visit Castillo San Felipe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Today you'll visit Castillo San Felipe, once the largest Spanish fort in the Americas and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Established in 1536 and expanded over the years, the fort continues to spellbound visitors with its labyrinth of tunnels, some of which are open to the public for exploration.

    Activities - See Cartagena from Convento de la Popa, established on the highest point of the city

    Afterwards, visit Convento de la Popa, a 17th century convent established on the highest point in Cartagena. Enjoy panoramic views of the city and the bay.

    Return to the Old Town of Cartagena, where the remainder of the day is at your leisure

    Overnight in Cartagena

    Meals - Included in your trip: breakfast

  • Day 7 - Departure

    Catch a final glimpse of the city many call "a photographer's dream" before your transfer to Cartagena's Rafel Nunez International Airport for a flight home.

    Meals - Included in your trip: breakfast

Terms & Conditions

Colombia Highlights With Air7 Days / 6 Nights

Inclusions

  • Economy class roundtrip flights to Colombia from US, and between Bogota and Cartagena
  • 3 night's accommodation with a king bed at the Four Seasons Casa Medina Bogota or with two queen beds at the Four Seasons Hotel Bogota.
  • 3 nights' accommodation at the Sofitel Legend Cartagena
  • All transfers, sightseeing tours and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for scheduled sightseeing
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

Exclusions

  • Insurance fees.
  • Expense of a personal nature like tipping, laundry, and telephone / fax calls, alcoholic, beverages, camera / video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
  • Breakfast ordered in the room.
  • Tips for guides, drivers & hotels' stuff
  • Optional activities, prices for which are quoted separately.
  • Any other services not mentioned under 'Your package includes'.

Notes

  • HOTEL INFORMATION:

    • The hotel has the right to charge the client directly for any damages in the room. All personal bills should be settled in sufficient time before departure, as to avoid any delay in transfers.
    • Guests should settle their personal bills (laundry, telephone / fax calls, alcoholic beverages etc) well in time to avoid any delay in their schedule.
  • PORTERAGES / HANDLING OF LUGGAGE / BAGGAGE ALLOWANCES

    • Porterage is not included in the package cost; it is the responsibility of the guest to ensure care of their personal luggage and belongings. Cox and Kings Ltd. bears no responsibility of the same.
  • TRANSPORTATION

    • Tour pickup is from the hotel lobby.
  • NON-UTILIZATION

    • There will not be any refund of non-utilization of any services.
  • Tour pick-up is from the hotel lobby.
  • Services of English speaking guides during sightseeing.

Trip Price Per Person
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Type Departure Date(s) Double Occupancy Single Occupancy Triple Occupancy Child with bed Child no bed
Type Departure Date(s) Double Occupancy Single Occupancy Triple Occupancy Child with bed Child no bed
Type Departure Date(s) Double Occupancy Single Occupancy Triple Occupancy Child with bed Child no bed

Colombia Highlights With Air7 Days / 6 Nights

Hotels

  • Bogota - 3 Nights

    Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina or similar

    LUXURY

    • Restaurant
    • Gym
    • Bar
    • Room Service
    • Internet
    • Business Center
    • Conference

    Perfectly placed for business and pleasure, Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina makes you at home in the Zona G, steps from many of Bogota's five-star restaurants. The Hotel's stone columns, beamed ceilings and hand-carved details exude charm, inspiring Colombia's Ministry of Culture to declare it a monument of cultural interest. ...

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  • Bogota - 3 Nights

    Four Seasons Bogota or similar

    LUXURY

    • Restaurant
    • Gym
    • Room Service
    • Internet
    • Business Center
    • Air Conditioner
    • Conference

    Discover one of the most intimate Bogota hotels, located in a prime setting, with many upscale things to do in Bogota. Of the 64 guest rooms at Four Seasons Hotel Bogota, almost half are suites. For exclusivity, accommodations are arranged in three towers with just four to seven per floor. Four Seasons Hotel Bogota offers con...

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  • Cartagena - 3 Nights

    Sofitel Legend Santa Clara or similar

    LUXURY

    • Gym
    • Bar
    • Room Service
    • Internet
    • Business Center
    • Swimming Pool
    • Air Conditioner

    The Sofitel Legend Santa Clara is a hotel filled with stories. Housed in a former convent, it offers the perfect blend of the colonial architecture and French luxury. Its privileged location, in the heart of the historic center, is close to Cartagena's main tourist attractions. Enjoy the comfort of the rooms and suites, as we...

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Colombia Highlights With Air7 Days / 6 Nights

Pre Trip

Hotel Location Double Single Triple Child no Bed Child with bed
Bogota Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina 199 - - - -


Post Trip

Hotel Location Double Single Triple Child no Bed Child with bed
Cartagena Sofitel Legend Santa Clara 199 - - - -

**Note the above prices are on basis of per person per room per night inclusive of hotel stay only.

Colombia Highlights With Air7 Days / 6 Nights

Trip Optionals

Location Name Adult Child
Bogota Zipaquira tour including Salt Cathedral

Drive through the Colombian countryside to Zipaquira, a colonial town one-hour north of Bogota. Visit nearby Catedral de sal (Salt Cathedral), built deep into an active salt mine. After a guided tour of the cathedral and its unique salt sculptures, enjoy a walk through Zipaquira, including its main square, where colonial-era buildings still stand.

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Bogota Street art tour of Bogota

Bogota has been called "The Athens of South America" thanks to the wealth of museums and galleries in the city. You will discover both the classics and graffiti street art scenes. The country's capital of Bogota has become a hotbed of global talent with home-grown and world renowned artists congregating here to practice their art.

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Cartagena Evening horse-drawn carriage ride in Old Town

There are few things more romantic than an early evening traditional horse and cart ride along the cobbled streets of Cartagena's old town, winding along the lanes with colonial buildings rising around you spilling their balconies of flowers and a cooling Caribbean breeze. As you sit in the back of this historical form of transport, your driver managing his cart through the early evening bustle of the town you watch day turn to night and see a different side of Cartagena come alive.

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Cartagena Walking tour of Cartagena's Naval Museum and Cathedral

In Cartagena, color splashes every corner, balconies overflow with flowers and energy flows through the streets. Explore the Old Town under the Puerta Del Reloj (clock tower entrance) into the Plaza de los Coches. Your guide will divulge the myths and legends, histories and stories of Cartagena from ancient times right up to the present. Then it's on to the Plaza San Pedro Claver with its stunning Church and over to Plaza Bolivar.

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*Based on a minimum of 2 passengers. Please inquire for single supplement pricing


Travel Insurance

It is strongly recommend that you purchase full coverage travel insurance for your upcoming trip.

Request a quote from our insurance partner Allianz International for your trip now.

Colombia Highlights With Air7 Days / 6 Nights

Extension to Rosario Islands

Extension to Rosario Islands

3 Days / 2 Nights

Explore Isla Grande, home to one of the most important coral reefs of the Caribbean Colombian coast.... read more

 

Total Price

449*

per person

Extension to Medellin

Extension to Medellin

3 Days / 2 Nights

Medellin is the second largest city in Colombia and regarded as one of the most important, in busine... read more

 

Total Price

689*

per person

Extension to Pereira coffee region

Extension to Pereira coffee region

3 Days / 2 Nights

The coffee region for many people is the heart and soul of Colombia, its cultural epicenter. Staying... read more

 

Total Price

839*

per person

Colombia Highlights With Air7 Days / 6 Nights

Booking Procedures

Please read the conditions of travel as your booking is subject to the terms and conditions listed below. A contract is entered into, once East India Travel Company, Inc. (Cox & Kings) accepts and confirms the booking. Please note that travel arrangements are not confirmed until stated so in writing by Cox & Kings. Payment of any monies constitutes acceptance and understanding of Cox & Kings' Terms & Conditions, as listed on our website and in our pre travel documentation.

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Payment Terms:

  • 100 % advance payment at the time of booking.

Alterations by You

If you request any amendments to your travel arrangements once your booking has been confirmed, an amendment fee may apply. If you request any changes in services or accommodation, once commencement of travel, Cox & Kings will do all possible to accommodate your request, however, any costs incurred due to such amendments, you will be liable for any cancellation / retention charges that may be levied for the previously booked service and for any costs incurred to secure revised arrangements. Any alteration made will be treated as a tailor made booking and subject to different terms and conditions.

Prices

Prices quoted are based on the following configuration:

  • Per person cost on a twin room
  • Price for a single traveler in a single room

Programs are based on:

  • Land + Air
    OR
  • Land only prices

Cancellation by You

Should you wish to cancel your travel arrangements, you must notify Cox & Kings in writing to travelzoo@coxandkingsusa.com. Please note that deposits are-refundable minus a per person administrative fee of $400 if the cancellation is received more than 91 days prior to departure. Please state the reason for cancellation as you may be covered by your insurance policy. For notification received within 90 days of departure, the following cancellation charges are applicable:

Cancellation policy for land + air programs and land only programs

Days before Departure Cancellation Charge

  • 61 days or longer - 20% of total land program price + 100% of airfare
  • 60 days to 31 days - 50% of total land program price + 100% of airfare
  • 30 days to day of Departure - 100% of total land program price + 100% of airfare

Airfares for different cities other than listed cities

If you are flying from a different city other than the listed in our offer, we can provide you with pricing for flights. Airfares are dynamic in nature so the fare at the time of issuance of ticket would be final and subject to availability. The cancellation policy will be different for these departures than the listed gateways..

Unutilized services

We cannot give any allowance or refund for meals, rooms, excursions, etc. that have not been consumed or utilized, when these services have been included in the price of the program. No refund can be made on lost, mislaid or destroyed travel tickets. Any air tickets issued at any time are subject to the terms of the airline. To protect your investment, we strongly recommend that you purchase full coverage travel insurance at partner.allianztravelinsurance.com.

Alterations Made to the Scheduled Program

Travel arrangements are planned and secured in advance and so changes in itinerary content may be unavoidable. These changes may be due to circumstances amounting to “force majeure” or reasons beyond Cox & Kings' control. They could include but not limited to; delay in departure due to flight disruption, closure of a hotel, strikes, riots, natural occurrences, decisions by State / National Governments or Tourist Organizations that cause forced alterations to a planned itinerary, its duration, time spent in a city or requiring the need to remove a city or part of from the itinerary caused by a local occurrence or situation. In such cases, Cox & Kings will offer comparable alternative arrangements. If any of the circumstances listed above occur during the course of the program, we reserve the right to alter the scheduled itinerary accordingly and compensation cannot be paid. We will make every reasonable effort to provide the booked arrangements but minor changes may occur. If changes are significant we shall where possible, inform you or your travel agent before your departure. Please note that Cox & Kings cannot be held responsible for any price increases or surcharges caused by governmental action, additional taxes imposed, fluctuations in exchange rates, increases in scheduled airfare or increases in fuel surcharges should Cox & Kings need to pass along these increases. Any increase in the original program price will be notified to you at least 91 days before departure. If you make your booking within 90 days of departure, the surcharge will be included in your invoice. Any surcharge will not exceed 10 percent of the listed program price.

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Passport

All travelers require a passport with at least six months validity beyond completion of travel.

Please Note:

The client accepts full responsibility for obtaining all travel documentation, including but not limited to passport, entry visa and permits prior to commencement of travel and is solely responsible for any consequences resulting from missing or defective documentation. Any information or advice given by Cox & Kings regarding visas, vaccinations, climate, what to pack, baggage, etc., is purely advisory and provided as a courtesy. Cox & Kings is not responsible for any errors or omissions as to the information provided by third parties.

Travel Insurance

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Alternatively you can call on numbers listed below:

Allianz Customer Service:
866-390-9733
Cox & Kings Accam Reference Number: F024290
OR Call 1-800-999-1758

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What Your Program Price Includes and Excludes

Please refer to each program which lists the Inclusions & Exclusions. There are separate Inclusions & Exclusions for land + air programs and separate Inclusions & Exclusions for land only programs.

Cox & Kings' Limits of Responsibilities

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Cox & Kings, The Americas, as an Active Member of USTOA, is required to post $1 Million with USTOA to be used to reimburse, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program, the advance payments of Cox & Kings, The Americas' customers in the unlikely event of Cox & Kings, The Americas bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation of business. Further, you should understand that the $1 Million posted by Cox & Kings, The Americas may be sufficient to provide only a partial recovery of the advance payments received by Cox & Kings, The Americas. More details of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program may be obtained by writing to USTOA at 345 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1801, New York, New York 10001, or by email to information@ustoa.com or by visiting their website at www.USTOA.com.