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Cartagena and the Carnival

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 15 people
Destination(s): Colombia  
Specialty Categories: Festival Tours  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 240 Pound Sterling (GBP)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1850 Pound Sterling (GBP)

Discover the hip city of Bogota and its world-famous Gold Museum, then head on to Colombia's crown jewel, Cartagena. Witness spectacular colonial architecture, cobbled alleys and mellow plazas. The highlight of this tour is Colombia's biggest and brightest carnival - Carnaval de Barranquilla. This carnival celebrates everything great about this country. Take part in the festivities, the elaborate processions, swing your hips to Colombian rhythms, and get blown away by the vibrancy of this dazzling extravaganza! Spend the next day relaxing in the magical Mud Volcano!

Day 1: Arrive into Bogota. Drive to hotel, evening to relax, Overnight in Bogota. Meal plan: N/A.

Day 2: Half day tour of Bogota incl. Gold museum, historic Candelaria area and Monserrate. Afternoon free to explore/relax. Overnight in Bogota. Meal plan: B.

Day 3: Flight from Bogota to Cartagena. Transfer from the airport in Cartagena to the hotel. Rest of day to relax. Overnight in Cartagena. Meal plan: B.

Day 4: Early breakfast followed by city walking tour of the old town including the main historical sights of the old town including the principal plazas, churches, cathedral and historical buildings (2-3 hours). Lunch followed by a city driving tour taking in Boca Grande beach area, the Moorish-influenced district of La Manga, a hill top monastery and the castle. Overnight in Cartagena. Meal plan: B, L.

Day 5: Carnaval de Barranquilla – early breakfast, drive to Barranquilla to attend Colombia’s largest and most colourful carnival. Watch the amazing processions of puppets, enjoy the rhythms of Colombia’s multi-cultural music and the colours of the vibrant costumes and flowers. Return late and overnight in Cartagena. Meal plan: B.

Day 6: Unwind and relax after the carnival by taking a therapeutic dip in the mud volcano, returning back to Cartagena for late lunch. Afternoon free for additional sightseeing or souvenir shopping. Overnight in Cartagena. Meal plan: B, L.

Day 7: Breakfast, relax. Flight to Bogota and onward transfer. Meal plan: B.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Price: £1,150 (minimum 4 pax)
- Including flight: £1,850
- Single supplement: £240.

Price Includes:
- Airport pick-up and drop-off
- All internal flights
- Ground transport
- Accommodation
- Entrance fees to sites
- Breakfasts and some meals (refer to itinerary for meal plan)
- Drivers and guides
- Climate Care contribution.

Note: 5% off of you arrange your own group of 4 pax or more!

About This Supplier
Location: England
Joined InfoHub: Sep 2009

Our company was born with the aim of helping you discover these unspoiled hideaways in some of the most off the beaten track locations on Earth. We have personally crafted these off the beaten track tours ourselves and made every effort to ensure that our strict standards are adhered to. By sourcing the most...

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