Cartagena + Bogota / A Couples Adventure

Explore, Eat, Sleep, Repeat. This Unforgettable trip to Colombia is Anything but Repetitive or Predictable
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This action-packed, culturally-enriching jaunt through Northern and Central Colombia will have you and your special plus-one coffee-tasting and cocktail-making in the UNESCO-listed city of Cartagena, eating some of the country’s best cuisine in the high-energy capital of Bogota, soaring through the skies and climbing sheer sandstone walls in Colombia’s outdoor adventure capital, Suesca.

  • The Lowdown

    Cartagena + Bogota / A Couples Adventure

    Day 1 | Colonial Charm in Cartagena

    Kickstart your Colombian adventure by picking with a five-star private pickup from the airport to your first luxurious stay of the week, the Sofitel Santa Clara Hotel or Hotel Casa San Agustin. Once you’ve had time to soak up your colonial crib’s historic charm, take a couple of hours to explore the hidden treasures of  Cartagena’s Walled City. Take in the romantic 17th and 18th-century architecture, bougainvillea-draped boutique shops, and fairy-lit rooftop cocktail bars. At 20.30, don your favorite evening wear for a sensational 10-course tasting menu at the critically-acclaimed Restaurante Celele, where Colombian flavors fuse with contemporary techniques to create plate after plate of pure foodie magic.

    Stay / Choose From:
    - Hotel Sofitel Santa Clara - the luxurious former convent that transformed Cartagena’s historic center
    - Hotel Casa San Agustin - A game-changing, luxury boutique bolthole in the heart of Cartagena's old town

     

    Day 2 | A Sensorial Start

    Day two begins with a Colombian coffee tasting session, where, as well as getting an insight into the world’s best coffee, you’ll also learn how to filter and cup the perfect mug of joe. Burn off a world class caffeine buzz with a stroll through Cartagena’s colonial streets before taking it down a notch with a relaxing massage at one fo the city’s top spas.

    Your sensational start will be followed by a fresh ceviche lunch at Cartagena’s best seafood spot, El Boliche and an early evening rum cocktail-making and chocolate-tasting class, followed by a tantalizing meal at one of Cartagena’s best restaurants, Carmen.

    A couple of rum cocktails and a bottle of wine later, you and your special plus one will be ready to hit the town. With the help of two local salsa dancers, we’ll take you to Cartagena’s best night spots - what time you come home is up to you!

     

    Day 3 | Chillax in Paradise

    What better hangover cure than an injection of vitamin sea and a luxurious day island hopping in style. Spend day three exploring the beautiful Rosario Islands on your very own private boat, stopping by La Piscina to dive into the deep blue. Your concierge will pander to your every need. If it’s great cocktails, world-class food, and beachside swimming pools that speak to you, we’ll take you to Blue Apple Beach Club in Tierrabomba for a perfect day of eating, swimming, and relaxing. After watching the sun sink into the Caribbean, finish off the perfect day with a perfect meal at Don Juan, a presidential favorite for dinner.

     

    Day 4 | Head to Bogota

    Say goodbye to Cartagena, and hello to Colombia’s high-octane capital. On day four we’ll fly you to Bogota, a mountain-ringed, sprawling metropolis home to the country’s creative classes. Once you’ve had time to settle into your new hotel to the north of the city in the heart of the city’s culinary quarter, enjoy slow-cooked meats at the award-winning Prudencia restaurant. Explore Bogota’s colonial quarter and learn about the transformation taking place in Colombia’s creative capital. Go beyond Botero in search for Colombia’s modern-day riches - cool hunting as well as an illuminating spin through the awe-inspiring riches of the Bogota Gold Museum. Finish off a perfect day in the capital with a romantic meal at El Chato, voted one of the 50 best restaurants in Latin America.

    Stay / Choose From:
    - Four Seasons Casa Medina - A historical gem in the tastiest corner of Bogota
    - W Bogota - An urban take on a stay in the Bogota

     

    Day 5 | Salt Cathedral & Glamping in Suesca

    Head out of the mountain metropolis to Suesca, Colombia’s rock climbing mecca and nature-lovers paradise. En route, you’ll stop to admire the architectural marvel, Zipaquira Salt Cathedral before enjoying a typical Andean lunch at the no-frills, fiercely local Sal y Gallina. Then, we’ll continue onto Suesca, where you’ll set up camp at the luxury glamping resort of Nido; the ultimate spot from which to watch the sun dip behind the 120m-high sandstone wall formations.

    Stay:
    - El Niddo - High-end glamping in the clouds

     

    Day 6 | Rock Climbing in Suesca

    Day six is dedicated to getting out on those perfect rock formations, some of which span almost 4km across and 120 meters up! With the help of an experienced climbing and mountaineering guide, you’ll be clambering up (and abseiling down) some of Sueca’s most picturesque routes. Don’t worry, there are easy routes for beginners too! And if you’re a pro, well, it goes without saying - you’ll be in heaven.

     

    Day 7 | Paragliding Adventures

    The outdoor adventures in Suesca continue with a scenic morning paraglide flight over the region’s stunning countryside. A day you won’t forget in a hurry. We’ll take you back to Bogota for one more night in the urbane luxury of one of Colombia’s finest houses now converted into a Four Seasons Hotel. Enjoy dinner at Colombia’s top restaurant, Leo, Cocina y Cava, the home of Leonor Espinosa’s ground-breaking re-invention of Colombian cuisine.

    Stay:
    - Four Seasons Casa Medina - A historical gem in the tastiest corner of Bogota
    - Grand Hyatt - Full-service comfort close to the city's historical highlights

     

    Day 8 | Return Home

    And just like that, the adventure of a lifetime comes to an end. On day eight, you’ll be ushered to Bogota’s airport to catch your flight home. It’s tough returning home to the routine but you’ll have bragging rights for months to come when you tell your friends about your seamless Colombian adventure.

  • WHY THIS IS CARTAGENA

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    • Go Bespoke

      Aside from being fully certified, our talented team of Colombia travel experts aim to go above and beyond to ensure you have a unique travel experience. Our team thrives on left-field requests and strives to make your travel dreams a reality

    • Quality Assurance

      All the tours you see on here have been hand-picked or created by our team of talented travel experts. We encourage sustainable tourism and collaborate with local, independent providers where possible

    • Insider Intel

      We really do know Cartagena better than anyone else. Our clued up insiders live and breathe Cartagena 24/7. We’re on-the-ground, all-year-round so we can share with you all of our favourite things to do and places to eat, drink and relax



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