COLONIAL HERITAGE AND A WARM WELCOME FROM LOCALS
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Because of its natural beauty and abundant cultural wonders, a trip to Colombia, one of South America’s fastest growing economies, is ripe with new experiences. Bordering the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, about the size of Texas and California, a Colombia vacation delivers adventure activities, diverse regions and 1,800 bird species.
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Our travel experts and in-country contacts have spent years exploring Colombia. Their experience and accumulated resources can be used to plan a one of a kind, customized Colombian vacation or a Colombia honeymoon.
Lodging in Colombia
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Did you know?
The ultimate hot drink? “Chocolate con queso” For breakfast, locals melt savory cheese in hot chocolate.
Bogotá is the third highest Capital in the world. Second is Quito, Ecuador and first is La Paz, Bolivia.
After Brazil and Vietnam, Colombia is the third largest exporter of coffee in the world, exporting over 840,000 tons of coffee.
Tejo is Colombia’s native sport, consisting of throwing a metal disk at a gunpowder-filled sack while dead drunk.
Colombia is the only South America country with coastlines on the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean, and more than 300 beaches.
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From Pereira, in the heart of Colombia’s famous coffee-growing region, where you can learn all about coffee production while picking up a trick or two on how to froth your cappuccino, to Cartagena, a long-popular port-of-call for cruise ships, with its narrow streets, plazas and colorful handicraft stores of Las Bóvedas, and impregnable Spanish fortress of San Felipe, cultural opportunities abound in this country. Not far from Cartagena, in the charming old fishing village of La Boquilla, once a slave colony, tranquil beaches, marshlands and mangroves can be explored on a dugout canoe.
If your Colombia vacation package takes you north to visit Taironaka, a nature reserve where traces of the Tayrona civilization of 600 BC are still in evidence, you can slip in a boat trip along the Don Diego River where you can explore the ancient terraces, some still in farm use by the indigenous Kogi people.
A visit to the Colombian capital of Bogota can include a trip to the Gold Museum, with the world’s greatest collection of pre-Hispanic gold works, and/or a visit to the Botero Museum, which features the works of the country’s most famous artist. Or you can choose to visit Monserrate, a church perched high above and overlooking the city that is accessible by cable car.Regardless of where else your trip to Colombia takes you, you will definitely want to visit the twenty-five acre underground cathedral in Zipaquira, located not far from the capital. Built directly into a salt mine, the Stations of the Cross at this cathedral, along with other carvings, are hewn from the salt and are eerily illuminated.
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