Colombian Wild Magic

7 Days, 6 Nights

*Whale watching season from 15 of July to 30 of October every year

DAY 1 ARRIVAL – MEDELLÍN

Upon arrival at the international airport in Medellín, a private driver will take you to the hotel Patio del Mundo (45-minute drive approximately). We will provide you with all the necessary documents for the trip.

In the afternoon, a guide will pick you up at your hotel and you will have a city tour through Medellín. In this beautiful and organized city you will see the contrast between the old and the modern style of their houses and churches. You will enjoy its history, the parks, the street art and the museums that the city offers. At the end of the tour, you will be returned to the hotel to choose between the great gastronomic offers.

Meals included: None
Services included: Private transport for the transfer and tour, private guide for the tour
Hotel: Patio del Mundo

 

DAY 2 – MEDELLIN

STREET ART & MUSIC

In the morning you will visit one of the neighborhoods that suffered the biggest violence that hit the country, located 40 minutes from the hotel. It is a neighborhood that has recovered its security and has improved the quality of life of its inhabitants. In addition to knowing the history of this neighborhood, which was listed as one of the most dangerous parts in the city several years ago, when drug trafficking had much influence in the city, you can enjoy a spectacular view over Medellín.

After lunch, you will be transferred to a Colombian dance academy. In 2 hours you will dance and learn Colombian rhythms like salsa, porro, bachata or cumbia. You will learn the basic steps with a private teacher. At the end of the activity you will be driven back to the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast included in the hotel, lunch
Services included: Full-day guide and private driver, activities of the plan
Hotel: Patio del Mundo

 

DAY 3 – MEDELLÍN

BEYOND A CUP OF COFFEE

After breakfast you will be picked up and drive to Fredonia. The town is about 2 hours from Medellín. Today is the day of coffee. On a coffee farm you will learn the different process steps. The tour includes the planting, theory of growth, harvest and the whole process until the cup of coffee on the table. You will learn from experts how to identify a good cup of coffee.

You will enjoy a typical lunch in the farm and enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery. Afterwards you will be transported back to the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast included in the hotel, lunch
Services included: Full-day guide and private driver, activities of the plan.
Hotel: Patio del Mundo

 

DAY 4 ARRIVAL – BAHÍA SOLANO

You will be picked up at the hotel and transported to the airport in Medellín to take your flight to Bahía Solano, Chocó. At the airport in Bahía Solano a driver in a Tuc Tuc will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel Balboa. In total, the transfer from one hotel to the other will take approximately 2 hours.

The rest of the day is for acclimatization and a first exploration of the coastal town.

Meals included: Breakfast at the hotel
Services included: Private transport for the transfers, plane ticket
Hotel: Hotel Balboa

 

DAY 5 – BAHÍA SOLANO

FINDING THE WHALES

After breakfast you will be picked up and drive to the pier. There you will meet local biologist, specialized in whales. On a boat ride you will soon encounter those majestic and huge animals. With some luck you will even see them jumping. Using a hydrophone, you will also hear the whales singing. For lunch you will stop at Mecana beach, about 20 minutes from Bahia Solano.

After lunch you will have some spare time to enjoy the beach, taking a nap or discovering the local flora and fauna. Around 4pm you will return to the hotel.

In the afternoon you will be returned to Leticia.

Meals included: Breakfast included in the hotel, lunch, snack
Services included: Private transport Hotel – Pier – Hotel, biologist guides, visit at Mecana beach, tour through the mangrove forest
Hotel: Hotel Balboa

 

DAY 6 – BAHÍA SOLANO

WATERFALL EL TIGRE

You will be picked up at your hotel early in the morning. You will visit the waterfall El Tigre. By boat or car you will drive south to El Almejal beach.

After a 40 minutes hike you will find three waterfalls in the jungle. Depending on the tide you will be able to access the water. Mother nature formed caves and pools and you will find yourself in a paradise.

After having lunch near the waterfalls you will head back to the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast included in the hotel, lunch
Services included: Local guide, transportation, activities of the plan
Hotel: Hotel Balboa

 

DAY 7 – HOMECOMING

Last day of your visit. A Tuc Tuc will take you to the airport to take your flight to Medellín. Upon arrival, a private driver will transfer you to the international airport José María Córdoba to take your flight home. We hope that everything was perfect and you are satisfied with the different services provided. Do not forget that any suggestions or complaints are welcome.

Meals included: Breakfast included in the hotel
Services included: Private transport for both transfers, plane ticket to Medellín
Hotel: n/a

 

2020-04-03T21:34:30+00:00

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