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Bogotá / Caño Cristales / La Guajira / Santa Marta / Cartagena / Múcura Island.
15 Days / 14 Nights
Welcome to the land of magical contrasts!
We will begin our adventure in the Colombian Eastern Plains, where you will find a real jewel of nature that will surprise you: Caño Cristales, one of the most beautiful rivers in the world.
In this river you will be able to observe yellow, blue, green, red and black tones. This miracle of nature is due to the Macarenia clavigera, an endemic aquatic plant that when in contact with the sun’s rays ‘paints’ Caño Cristales with beautiful colors.
We will visit the Mirador, a small mountain that rises above the Guayabero River and that will give you an unforgettable panoramic view of the Caño Cristales riverbank. We will walk along the river to visit sectors such as the Tapete Rojo, one of the most beautiful sectors thanks to the abundance of Macarenia clavigera; Los Ochos, a site with a spectacular panorama where the rocks have made small water wells; Los Cuarzos, a magnificent fall of water threads that form quiet crystalline wells; and Los Cuarzos, a magnificent fall of water threads that form quiet crystalline wells.
This incomparable experience is completed with all the richness of the Sierra de La Macarena National Natural Park, home to 420 species of birds, 10 species of amphibians, 43 species of reptiles and eight species of primates.
The Wayuu ethnic group that has dominated these lands since millenary times called this region Wijira, which means “Our land”.
In this land the sun hides to give way to nights of starry skies and evocative breezes, La Guajira is a hot but extraordinarily beautiful paradise whose tourist attractions blend perfectly with the warmth of its inhabitants.
Numerous marshes that are home to pink flamingos such as Manzanillo, Laguna Grande, Ciénaga del Navío quebrado and Tocoromanes, a visual spectacle that can only be enjoyed in this land; the Macuira mountain range, a complex ecosystem with mountains and forests that defy the desert condition of the department and are home to monkeys, ocelots, brown cats, blackbirds, azulejos, deer and guacharacas.
Cabo de la Vela and Punta Gallinas, with several mountain ranges and cliffs whose capricious shapes have been molded by the strong action of the waves. The constant wind drags the sand forming characteristic dunes of the region.
If you have ever imagined what it would be like to walk on a soft white sand beach, where the waves of the turquoise sea reach your feet, generating a feeling of peace and tranquility, you will surely want to visit the Tayrona National Natural Park, a place considered as one of the most beautiful in the world by the travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler and by the British newspaper The Guardian.
And it is that this park, located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, which rises approximately 5,650 meters above sea level, offers a unique experience for lovers of nature, unique landscapes and unforgettable sunsets, who They will be able to witness the great natural and cultural riches that adorn the place.
One of the first things you should know about Tayrona Park is that it is part of the ancestral territory of the Kankuamo, Kogui, Wiwa and Arhuaco indigenous communities, who inhabit the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the territory where the park is located.
You can visit Cabo San Juan, one of the most outstanding beaches that offers a unique view worthy of being photographed; We will also take a tour of the large Santa Marta swamp where we will visit a stilt town with colorful houses.
After enjoying the majesty of the Tayrona Park we will head to the “Heroic” city, Cartagena de Indias.
One of the charms that makes Cartagena de Indias a must-see destination is its amazing ability to transport you back in time in the 21st century, and this is thanks to the city’s beautiful and well-preserved historic center. Step back in time with a tour of Colombia’s colonial walled city as you explore the castle, historic center, urban neighborhoods, museums and one-of-a-kind seafood restaurants.
The San Bernardo archipelago is located two hours by boat from the coast of Cartagena. Here you can enjoy, especially underwater, the charms of these islands where the Corales del Rosario and San Bernardo National Natural Park, which protects coral reefs, is located.
Here we will end our trip, relaxing on its wonderful beaches with crystal clear waters. Its main attraction are the coral reefs and mangroves, and the luminous plankton that provides a unique spectacle at night.