It's all amazing. All the way from the verdant Cocora Valley to the jagged peaks that loom high above it. All the way from the coast—where thick jungle gives way to white-sand beaches and the stunning blue sea—to Cartagena, the colonial jewel of the Caribbean. Colombia casts a seductive spell. Enjoy it all.
1-2 Hike amid bamboo and vibrant flowers in the Coffee Triangle, a World Heritage site Savor lunch at a sustainable coffee farm and amble among endless rows of coffee plants Venture into the Cocora Valley, one of the most beautiful valleys in the country and beloved for its biodiversity, including the wax palm, Colombia's national tree Aboard a classic Willys Jeep, motor to the coffee village of Salento, known for its well-preserved colonial architecture Spend time strolling palm-lined Plaza Bolívar and browsing artisan shops.
3 Walk to a local farm and learn about the traditional Colombian Paso Fino (Fine Step) horses Fly to the Caribbean coast and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the Merecumbe Hotel Settle into your elegant minimalist room or bliss out on the pristine secluded beach—the perfect spot for a refreshing dip!
4-5 Discover Tayrona National Park, one of Colombia's most stunning natural areas, keeping an eye out for wildlife Tropical forest gives way to a gorgeous white-sand beach and a brilliant turquoise bay In the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, a World Heritage site, follow centuries-old trails to meet with indigenous Wiwa community members.
6-7 Into birds? You'll spot many on our riverside jungle walk With howler monkeys watching from the canopy, embark on a leisurely tube float on the river Soak up the romance and intrigue of Cartagena's colonial old town during a guided city walk Perhaps catch an impromptu performance by local musicians and dancers.