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    BACK TO NATURE – 15 days

    Discover Colombia’s unique and diverse flora and fauna on this fascinating 15-days trip. Get to see places off the beaten track and immerse yourself into the lush green nature of Colombia.

    Tourstops: Bogotá – Surroundings Of Bogotá – Medellín and Surroundings – Pacific Coast

    Day 1: BOGOTÁ – Arrival

    Upon arrival in Bogotá we are welcomed by a bilingual travel guide and transferred to a pleasant and well-located hotel where you will spend two nights with breakfast included.

    Highlights:

    • Strolling through the surroundings of the hotel

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    The popular sweet wafers with Arequipe, which also Mick Jagger seems to like a lot (available during day time).

    Day 2: BOGOTÁ – CHICAQUE – TOBIA

    Morning departure from Bogotá to the south of the savanna. After a 1-hour drive we arrive at Chicaque Natural Reserve, a cloud forest with partially thick white clouds and mystic mist, and lush green vegetation – from small bushes to sky high trees. Inside the reserve we can do canopy and climb up a 25 meters tree.
    Leaving the park, we continue to Tobia (3 hours) where we spend 4 nights with breakfast included.

    Highlights:

    • Natural Reserve Chicaque, cloud forest
    • Canopy
    • Tranquil village Tobia

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    Chicaque forms part of a private iniciative to protect natural treasures like this reserve.

    Day 3: TOBIA

    In the morning an easy bike tour and in the afternoon a hike in the surroundings of the hotel. Duration: 3 to 5 hours.

    Highlights:

    • Exploring the surroundings of Tobia by bike and foot

    Day 4: TOBIA

    Enjoy the river! We can choose between going by boat or kayak in the company of experts. 10 kilometers of fun and pleasure. Duration: 5 hours

    Highlights:

    • Boat tour and kayaking on the river

    Day 5: TOBIA

    More adventure. In the morning we are taken to the start of a 1200 meters zipline. Afterwards we hike to a waterfall and rappel down the 55 meters wall of the cascade.

    Highlights:

    • Ziplining
    • Hike to a waterfall
    • Rappel down the waterfall

    Day 6: TOBIA – SUESCA

    Transport to the northern surroundings of Bogotá to the main place of rock climbing in Colombia. Two nights with breakfast included. (approx. 5 hours)

    Day 7: SUESCA

    Full rock climbing day in “Las Rocas de Suesca” with bilingual guidance. Depending on our individual level, there is plenty of different routes for everybody.

    Highlights:

    • Rock climibing

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    Hike in another private reserve, close to the river, and learn all about its ecosystem, local flaura and fauna.

    Day 8: SUESCA – MEDELLÍN

    In the morning transfer to the airport to take a flight to Medellín (not included). Upon arrival transfer to the hotel to spend 1 night with full board included. In the afternoon Zip- trekking following a route using different techniques. A perfect mix of trekking, zip-lining, abseiling and crossing a suspension bridge.

    Highlights:

    • Zip-trekking in the surroundings of Medellín

    Day 9: MEDELLÍN – RIO CLARO

    In the morning, transfer (about three hours) to Rio Claro, another private reserve that aims to protect the local ecosystem, to spend two nights at El Refugio eco- lodge with breakfast included. The canyon in Río Claro with its huge marble rocks is one of the most beautiful river landscapes within Colombia and has been protected since 1975. In the reserve we have various activities included: rafting, canopy, via ferrata and speleology.

    Highlights:

    • Astonishing river landscape of Rio Claro

    Day 10: RIO CLARO – MEDELLÍN

    In the mid – morning transport to Medellín. One night with breakfast included. Free afternoon. (Optional graffiti tour or transformation city tour)

    Highlights:

    • Medellín, the city of eternal spring
    • Versatile gastronomic offer

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    Lunch today should be a typical Bandeja Paisa.

    Day 11: MEDELLÍN – CARTAGENA – SANGUARÉ

    Very early in the morning transfer to the airport for a local flight to Cartagena and then a transfer (approx. 4 hours) to Sanguaré reserve to spend three nights with all meals included. At arrival a short boat ride or a short transfer by 4 wheel drive car depending on the weather conditions. A hike through the forest and one ride in kayac are included. In the night we go on a kayac tour to a marine lagoon to take a bath and get “enlighted” by the fluorescent plancton.

    Highlights:

    • Contrast of the Andean regions and the Caribbean coast
    • Hike through the forest in Sanguaré
    • Nocturnal kayak tour
    • Fluorescent plancton

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    The fluorescent plancton might be seen from outside the water already, but taking a bath makes the experience way more intense.

    Day 12: SANGUARÉ

    Enjoy the beach. In the afternoon 10 minutes hike to the “Cienaga el Eneal” habitat of different animals as turtles and little caimans. Then kayac ride to see more animals and birds flying in the sunset and when the night come keep riding the kayac to look for small caimans with a headlamp.

    Highlights:

    • Turtles and caimans
    • Beautiful local flora and fauna

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    In case you are interested in taking dive clases, or already know how to dive: this is the place to get into the water and explore the underwater world of the Caribbean caost!

    Day 13: SANGUARÉ

    Enjoy the beach. In the afternoon bike ride in the surroundings of the reserve.

    Highlights:

    • Bike tour

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    Excrusion to Islote, the most densly populated islnd of the world.

    Day 14: SANGUARÉ – CARTAGENA – BOGOTÁ

    After breakfast transport to the Cartagena airport to take a local flight (not included) and connections.

    Anytime

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    BACK TO NATURE – 15 days

    Discover Colombia’s unique and diverse flora and fauna on this fascinating 15-days trip. Get to see places off the beaten track and immerse yourself into the lush green nature of Colombia.

    Tourstops: Bogotá – Surroundings Of Bogotá – Medellín and Surroundings – Pacific Coast

    Day 1: BOGOTÁ – Arrival

    Upon arrival in Bogotá we are welcomed by a bilingual travel guide and transferred to a pleasant and well-located hotel where you will spend two nights with breakfast included.

    Highlights:

    • Strolling through the surroundings of the hotel

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    The popular sweet wafers with Arequipe, which also Mick Jagger seems to like a lot (available during day time).

    Day 2: BOGOTÁ – CHICAQUE – TOBIA

    Morning departure from Bogotá to the south of the savanna. After a 1-hour drive we arrive at Chicaque Natural Reserve, a cloud forest with partially thick white clouds and mystic mist, and lush green vegetation – from small bushes to sky high trees. Inside the reserve we can do canopy and climb up a 25 meters tree.
    Leaving the park, we continue to Tobia (3 hours) where we spend 4 nights with breakfast included.

    Highlights:

    • Natural Reserve Chicaque, cloud forest
    • Canopy
    • Tranquil village Tobia

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    Chicaque forms part of a private iniciative to protect natural treasures like this reserve.

    Day 3: TOBIA

    In the morning an easy bike tour and in the afternoon a hike in the surroundings of the hotel. Duration: 3 to 5 hours.

    Highlights:

    • Exploring the surroundings of Tobia by bike and foot

    Day 4: TOBIA

    Enjoy the river! We can choose between going by boat or kayak in the company of experts. 10 kilometers of fun and pleasure. Duration: 5 hours

    Highlights:

    • Boat tour and kayaking on the river

    Day 5: TOBIA

    More adventure. In the morning we are taken to the start of a 1200 meters zipline. Afterwards we hike to a waterfall and rappel down the 55 meters wall of the cascade.

    Highlights:

    • Ziplining
    • Hike to a waterfall
    • Rappel down the waterfall

    Day 6: TOBIA – SUESCA

    Transport to the northern surroundings of Bogotá to the main place of rock climbing in Colombia. Two nights with breakfast included. (approx. 5 hours)

    Day 7: SUESCA

    Full rock climbing day in “Las Rocas de Suesca” with bilingual guidance. Depending on our individual level, there is plenty of different routes for everybody.

    Highlights:

    • Rock climibing

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    Hike in another private reserve, close to the river, and learn all about its ecosystem, local flaura and fauna.

    Day 8: SUESCA – MEDELLÍN

    In the morning transfer to the airport to take a flight to Medellín (not included). Upon arrival transfer to the hotel to spend 1 night with full board included. In the afternoon Zip- trekking following a route using different techniques. A perfect mix of trekking, zip-lining, abseiling and crossing a suspension bridge.

    Highlights:

    • Zip-trekking in the surroundings of Medellín

    Day 9: MEDELLÍN – RIO CLARO

    In the morning, transfer (about three hours) to Rio Claro, another private reserve that aims to protect the local ecosystem, to spend two nights at El Refugio eco- lodge with breakfast included. The canyon in Río Claro with its huge marble rocks is one of the most beautiful river landscapes within Colombia and has been protected since 1975. In the reserve we have various activities included: rafting, canopy, via ferrata and speleology.

    Highlights:

    • Astonishing river landscape of Rio Claro

    Day 10: RIO CLARO – MEDELLÍN

    In the mid – morning transport to Medellín. One night with breakfast included. Free afternoon. (Optional graffiti tour or transformation city tour)

    Highlights:

    • Medellín, the city of eternal spring
    • Versatile gastronomic offer

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    Lunch today should be a typical Bandeja Paisa.

    Day 11: MEDELLÍN – CARTAGENA – SANGUARÉ

    Very early in the morning transfer to the airport for a local flight to Cartagena and then a transfer (approx. 4 hours) to Sanguaré reserve to spend three nights with all meals included. At arrival a short boat ride or a short transfer by 4 wheel drive car depending on the weather conditions. A hike through the forest and one ride in kayac are included. In the night we go on a kayac tour to a marine lagoon to take a bath and get “enlighted” by the fluorescent plancton.

    Highlights:

    • Contrast of the Andean regions and the Caribbean coast
    • Hike through the forest in Sanguaré
    • Nocturnal kayak tour
    • Fluorescent plancton

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    The fluorescent plancton might be seen from outside the water already, but taking a bath makes the experience way more intense.

    Day 12: SANGUARÉ

    Enjoy the beach. In the afternoon 10 minutes hike to the “Cienaga el Eneal” habitat of different animals as turtles and little caimans. Then kayac ride to see more animals and birds flying in the sunset and when the night come keep riding the kayac to look for small caimans with a headlamp.

    Highlights:

    • Turtles and caimans
    • Beautiful local flora and fauna

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    In case you are interested in taking dive clases, or already know how to dive: this is the place to get into the water and explore the underwater world of the Caribbean caost!

    Day 13: SANGUARÉ

    Enjoy the beach. In the afternoon bike ride in the surroundings of the reserve.

    Highlights:

    • Bike tour

    ♥ Our Insider Tip:

    Excrusion to Islote, the most densly populated islnd of the world.

    Day 14: SANGUARÉ – CARTAGENA – BOGOTÁ

    After breakfast transport to the Cartagena airport to take a local flight (not included) and connections.

    Anytime

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    Jose Baena

    Incoming Manager

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    Bei Neptuno seit 2023

    Jose wuchs in Deutschland auf und besuchte mit 22 Jahren das Land seiner Großeltern, Kolumbien. Während seiner Reise erkundete er die Natur, die Landschaft und verliebte sich in die Menschen, die Kultur und die Geschichte Kolumbiens. Jose liebt kolumbianischen Kaffee und hat Kaffeefarmen im Land besucht. Als deutscher Reiseführer mit über 6 Jahren Erfahrung in Kolumbien lebt er seine Leidenschaft für die Geschichte und den Kaffee aus.