Colombia Walking & Hiking Tour - For Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

One or more kids 20+ required (siblings 17+ ok)

From $4,699 - $5,249 /person

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8 days

7 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Colombia Walking & Hiking Tour - For Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

One or more kids 20+ required (siblings 17+ ok)

8 days

7 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Dec 2025: Dec

From $4,699 - $5,249 /person

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The Coffee Triangle, Caribbean Coast & Cartagena

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.

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Highlights

  • Hike in Cocora Valley and through coffee farms to cozy haciendas in Colombia's world-famous coffee-growing region
  • Trek along the magical coastline surrounding Tayrona National Park, praised by the New York Times as one of the most beautiful corners of South America
  • Discover the warm Colombian culture and spend special time with indigenous communities along the Santa Marta coast, learning their traditions
  • Experience the romance and intrigue of World Heritage Cartagena's colonial old town during a guided walk
Colombia Family Walking and Hiking Tour map

Colombia

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Hike with your family amid bamboo and vibrant flowers in the Coffee Triangle, a World Heritage site • Savor lunch at a sustainable coffee farm amid endless rows of coffee plants and learn how the coffee is processed from bean to cup • Venture into the Cocora Valley, home to groves of Colombia's national tree, the wax palm, that grow over 150 feet tall! • Explore the quaint coffee village of Salento, known for its well-preserved colonial architecture • Spend time strolling colorful Plaza Bolívar and browsing artisan shops.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Sazagua Boutique Hotel
Pereira
Casual Hotel

Located in the temperate Andes foothills, Sazagua's colonial wooden guesthouses feature intriguing art and eclectic furniture and are surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 3-5

Description

Walk to a local farm and learn about the traditional Colombian Paso Fino (Fine Step) horses • Fly to the Caribbean coast, settle into our beachside hotel and bliss out on the pristine beach or relax at the pool • ​Discover Tayrona National Park and its lush tropical forests and boulder-strewn Caribbean beaches, one of Colombia's most stunning natural areas • Keep an eye out for unique wildlife, like a monkey found nowhere else in the world: the striking cotton-top tamarin • In the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, follow centuries-old trails to meet with indigenous community members, a unique opportunity unavailable to most travelers • Float on the crystal-clear Don Diego River ​Learn to salsa and other local dances during our lesson.

Accommodations

Nights 3-5

Cayena Beach Villa
Magdalena
Casual Hotel

This lovely villa is situated on a pristine stretch of coastline with palm trees, jungle and the Sierra Nevada mountain range providing a lush backdrop. (pool)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 6-8

Description

Arrive in the magical port city of Cartagena, once home to writer Gabriel García Márquez • Join a guide to explore Cartagena's colonial walled city and fortress, learning about its deep history • Take in the postcard-perfect architecture with Spanish-style roots • Visit Getsemani, one of the hippest neighborhoods in Colombia • Relax with a yoga session on the top floor of the hotel before your return home.

Accommodations

Nights 6-7

Anandá Hotel Boutique
Cartagena
Casual Plus Hotel

In the heart of the colonial walled city, this lovingly restored hotel exudes historical charm. (pool)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

Adventure-Ready Hotels

Ideally located with ready access to trip activities, our Casual hotels are also known for their character and charm.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Sazagua Boutique Hotel
Pereira

Casual Hotel

Located in the temperate Andes foothills, Sazagua's colonial wooden guesthouses feature intriguing art and eclectic furniture and are surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens. (pool, spa)

Nights 3-5

Cayena Beach Villa
Magdalena

Casual Hotel

This lovely villa is situated on a pristine stretch of coastline with palm trees, jungle and the Sierra Nevada mountain range providing a lush backdrop. (pool)

Nights 6-7

Anandá Hotel Boutique
Cartagena

Casual Plus Hotel

In the heart of the colonial walled city, this lovingly restored hotel exudes historical charm. (pool)

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