Viva Colombia 9 Days Tour

In Bogota, 9 days

Tour Overview

Tour Language(s):
English Spanish
Group Size:
2 - 15
Suitable Ages:
18 - 70
Tour Provider:
Guidecuador Travel

Live Colombia from the inside with our premiun program designed for guest who like to see all in a short time! 

Discover the Wonders of Colombia like its culture, gastronomy, mountains and more. You will for sure love it!

Tour route map


Zipaquira Salt Cathedral, Coffee Farm including coffee tasting, Medellin city tour, Tatacoa dessert


This is the arrival day to Colombia and its capital . You will clear customes then our tansport will be waiting for you at the international arrivals area to take you to the hotel selected and take a rest after a long day travel!!!

Depending of the arrival time , you can explore some areas on your own or simply relax and adjust to the City elevation over 8,000 feet.

OVERNIGHT : Tequendama Hotel *** ( ASK FOR HOTEL UPGRADES 4 & 5 STARS )


Early in the morning you will go by car to Guatavita Area and its sacred lagoon , this will take around 1 hour from Bogota and at the lake you will do a hike for 1 hour enjoying the andean landscapes and the lagoon.

After this you will go to Zipaquira twon not far away from the first stop , at this point you will have some time to explore this magical and colorful town ( here you can get something to eat and enjoy with a local beer o juice )

This town was the second home town of the famous colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Then you will visit on the most seeing places in the entire Colombia known as Zipaquira Salt Cathedral. It is located 300 feet underground together with one of the oldest salt mines of South America.

By 1950 start the construction of the magical wonder that represents the Catholisim in South America. This tour is Self Guided ( multi- languages ) , it has 22 stations where trough a device ( provided at the entrance ) you will go on your pace getting to know about this magical place . Then you will meet our transportation to take you back to Bogota and enjoy on your own the rest of the afternoon in the City.

OVERNIGHT : Tequendama Hotel *** ( ASK FOR HOTEL UPGRADES 4 & 5 STARS )


Local flight to Cartagena , Upon arrival we will start Cartagena's Tour ,where you will explore with our expert guide the highlights of the city such as; Castillo de San Felipe , Getsemani neighborhood , the comercial area and the down town , which still exist since XVI century.

Finally we will arrive our hotel to enjoy the rest of the afternoon admiring the sunset.



We will take you to visit La Isla del Rosario and some other ones places near by for the entire day, to enjoy the Caribbean Sea and its beauty



Early flight to Medellin ( 30 minutes approx.) the excursion start from Medellin Airport towards to a Pictorestic town known as Marinilla where you will try a typical Paisa breakfast , after it we will continue towards Guatape Lake and you will board a motor boat tour around the area , where you can see fantastic views for pictures and one of Escobar's Houses as well as other rich family houses. Then you will visit a place known as La Replica ( it is a typical little village ,where you can take beautiful photos and buy some souvenirs) After we will continue towards the famous Gigantic rock called El Penon de Guatape , ( it is a natural formation created 80 million years ago) this rock is ver 220 meters high ( 700 feet) so to access to the top you have to go over 720 steps , but it is not difficult at all. Stunning views of the all valley from above!!!! then we will enjoy a typical lunch and finally we will visit Guatape town , where you will have enough time to visit on your own and take as many pictures you desire or get a nice souvenirs . At the end of the day we will return back to Medellin for overnight.



Guided Tour around the city which includes Comuna 13 ( all history about Pablo Escobar and the locals live ), the Cable Car ride to admire the City from above, Botero sculptures, Parque Lleras and few other places more along the way. Finally local flight to Pereira and drive to Salento for overnight.



This is the coffee day and its colours , we will take you visit a local coffee farm not far from Salento town , it is known as Buenos Aires and produce coffee from over 100 years. Upon arrival you will get to know about one of the most important industries in Colombia. For sure you will visit the entire farm with our guide and at the end of the visit you will try as many different cups of quality coffee you desire ( it is all included in our program!!! ) Then we will have lunch at the farm with a good view of the valley.

Then we will visit Cocora Valley and hike around to enjoy the views.

Finally we drive to Armenia for your flight to Bogota

OVERNIGHT : Tequendama Hotel ***( ASK FOR HOTEL UPGRADES 4 & 5 STARS )


Discover the unique fauna and landscape of the Tatacoa Desert in Colombia, the second largest arid zone in the country, during this two-day private trip from Bogotá. Start your journey at 6 a.m. with a van that will look for you until your place of accommodation. Leave Bogotá traveling towards Neiva and the Tatacoa desert in a journey of approximately 5 hours. On the way you will pass through the department of Tolima and its picturesque rice fields. You can also try a typical plate “Lechona” or a local “Tamal” from Tolima.

Then, continue to Villavieja, where you'll visit the city's paleontology museum before spending time exploring the Tatacoa desert with a guide. Villavieja is one of those places in the world where time seems to have stopped, it is a place where you experience a feeling of peace and tranquility, it is a point where the immediate technological connection is put aside to prepare to enter a state of connection with the cosmos. This dry region is the second largest arid zone in Colombia after the Guajira peninsula, and is characterized by two types of rocks with different colors: red rocks in the sector near Cuzco, and gray ones in the area near “Los Hoyos " As you discover the desert, check out local wildlife, including birds, snakes, spiders, and ocelots. Even if you don't see any creatures, you will surely enjoy the spectacular desert landscape.

OVERNIGHT : Hotel ***


Today you will start at 8am with a breakfast in your hotel finishing around 9am. After breakfast we will get ready for a boat tour along the River Magdalena. With your professional guide, you will board a boat and start your 1-hour tour along the longest river in Colombia. After the boat your we will get back to the hotel to pick up your luggage and start our journey back to the capital of Colombia. This road trip will last 6-hour approx. depending on the traffic conditions. We should be back to Bogotá at approx. 7pm


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9 Days / 8 Nights hotel accommodations (3 Star rooms) DBL / TWIN

Ask for single supplement with additional rate

  • Bogota - Cartagena
  • Medellin - Pereira 
  • Pereira - Bogota

  • English Speaking Tour Guide for the entire tour

Breakfast Every day 

Transfers and transportation provided by  GUIDECOLOMBIA

  • Welcome Orientation meeting
  • Breakfast every day of the tour, Lunch & specified in program AS INCLUDED
  • Transfers and transportation provided by GUIDECOLOMBIA
  • Private Spanish/English speaking guide
  • All Sightseeings according itinerary
  • Travel Assistance
  • All hikes mentioned in program
  • Local Flights within Colombia


  • International Flight to Colombia  
  • Personal Expenses
  • Any activity not specified in programs as INCLUDED
  • Any meal not specified in program as INCLUDED
  • Gratuities  



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