Andes, Coffee & Caribbean

Cartagena - Lima

38 days through Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
FROM: $2700 USD + 1,130 USD Kitty
Transport:
Overland Expedition Vehicle, Jeep, Boat
Crew:
Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary
Accom:
Comfortable Hotel 7 nights
Hammocks 2 nights
Basic Hotel 6 nights
Multishare Hostel 11 nights
Camping 9 nights
Guesthouse 2 nights
Meals:
Breakfasts x 27, Lunches x 15, Dinners x 14
Physical:
Lifestyle:
Code:
JTL
Deposit:
$290 USD per person
Foreign Travel Advice

The Andes are the spine of South America, and run the length of the country from Colombia in the north through to Tierra Del Fuego in the South. This trip is designed to show the best of the northern Andes, through Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. We criss cross from the stunning beaches of the Caribbean to the depths of the Amazon Jungle and then into the dry deserts and ancient civilisations of Northern Peru.

It is a region that has been heavily influenced by pre-Colombian indigenous civilisations; not just the Incas. These earlier cultures were equally important as the Incas, whose influence was comparatively short lived.

The great cities of the region have a wealth of history and culture, and this trip takes you to some of the finest, including, Cartagena, Quito and Lima. Add to this a wealth of hidden gems in Colombia and Ecuador and some amazing trekking, hiking and horse riding and you have a journey that is well worth travelling for 38 days.

2 nights in vibrant Cartagena
2 Nights in the stunning Caribbean beach national park of Tayrona
3 nights to explore the infamous streets of Medellin
Explore the region of Salento and visit a coffee finca
Guided trek through spectacular Cocora Valley
2 night stay in the historic colonial city of Popayan
Photograph the iconic church bridge of Ipiales
Visit the equator monument en-route to Quito
Full day coffee experience and plantation tour

A relatively easy journey, but with a few long days drives nicely balanced with 2 and 3 night stops. Expect some time at altitude, and a marked change in climate and temperature in the high mountains to the Caribbean and the Amazon. A good mix of hostels, hotels, home stays and camping.

Explore Cartagena on a guided walking tour

Explore some of Tayrona National Park's scenic walking trails including a hike to the mysterious ancient ruins of Pueblito hidden in the jungles high above the coastline

Head out on a fascinating guided tour of Medellin and learn all about it's tumultuous past

Head out on a half-day guided trek through the spectacular Cocora Valley and see the incredible 50m-tall Quindio wax palms the tallest plam trees in the world!

Learn about Colombia Coffee and wander the plantation
Day 1 - Cartagena (8th November 2020)

Border Information: if joining in Cartagena, you will most likely enter Colombia at Cartagena Rafael Núñez International Airport (IATA code: CTG).

There will be an important group meeting at 6:00pm at the joining hotel - please look out at the hotel reception for a note from your leader with more details about this important meeting.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Cartagena before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Cartagena.

If you are continuing on from Panama, then your leader will have assisted you with airport transfers for your included flight to arrive in time for the joining meeting.


Accommodation: Comfortable Hotel


Day 2 - Cartagena (9th November 2020)
Day 3 - Tayrona NP (10th November 2020)
Day 4 - Tayrona NP (11th November 2020)
Day 5 - Lorica (12th November 2020)
Day 6 - Lorica (13th November 2020)
Day 7 - Medellin (14th November 2020)
Day 8 - Medellin (15th November 2020)
Day 9 - Medellin (16th November 2020)
Day 10 - Manizales (17th November 2020)
Day 11 - Salento (18th November 2020)
Day 12 - Salento (19th November 2020)
Day 13 - Salento (20th November 2020)
Day 14 - Popayan (21st November 2020)
Day 15 - Popayan (22nd November 2020)
Day 16 - Ipiales (23rd November 2020)
Day 17 - Otavalo (24th November 2020)
Day 18 - Quito (25th November 2020)
Day 19 - Quito (26th November 2020)
Day 20 - Ecuadorian Amazon (27th November 2020)
Day 21 - Ecuadorian Amazon (28th November 2020)
Day 22 - Ecuadorian Amazon (29th November 2020)
Day 23 - Rio Verde (30th November 2020)
Day 24 - Rio Verde (1st December 2020)
Day 25 - Rio Verde (2nd December 2020)
Day 26 - Chugchilán (3rd December 2020)
Day 27 - Chugchilán (4th December 2020)
Day 28 - Cuenca (5th December 2020)
Day 29 - Cuenca (6th December 2020)
Day 30 - Punta Sal (7th December 2020)
Day 31 - Punta Sal (8th December 2020)
Day 32 - Huanchaco (9th December 2020)
Day 33 - Huanchaco (10th December 2020)
Day 34 - Huaraz (11th December 2020)
Day 35 - Huaraz (12th December 2020)
Day 36 - Huaraz (13th December 2020)
Day 37 - Lima (14th December 2020)
Day 38 - Lima (15th December 2020)

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02 Oct 20 Cartagena
08 Nov 20 Lima
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