Colombia, magical! Cartagena's beautiful and historic city takes us back to the past, and nature does wonder for the mindset. Take a healing mud bath, go snorkeling and swimming, and sip from a cocktail on the beach. You'll sense that warm Caribbean vibe, coupled with some of the best music and dancing.
Book your flight to Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG) in Cartagena, Colombia. Book as early as you can to save money. USA citizen tourists must present a valid USA passport to enter and leave Colombia, but do not need a Colombian visa for a tourist stay of 90 days . Please make sure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond the date of your entry into Colombia.
Rooms are double occupancy with 2 beds (unless selected otherwise). If you don’t have a roommate yet, you will be paired with one.
All activities and meals are done as a group, if you choose to opt out of an activity or group dinner, you become responsible for your own expenses.
Make sure you are up to date on routine vaccinations and get travel vaccines for Hepatitis A and Typhoid. Bring an insect repellent and protect yourself against mosquito bites!
We will consume a variety of Colombian food. Meals are not provided every day, so you are free to eat other dishes in non-group meal activities. Colombian food is very diverse and is a melting pot of different immigrant and indigenous cuisine. It consists of large hearty meals, with fresh ingredients and lots of meat. They do have great vegetarian options as well. Alcoholic drinks are not included.
WARNING - PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
This tour involves a lot of walking and sometimes hiking. Please ensure that you are physically able to participate in those activities.
The Colombian Peso (COP) is the official currency of Colombia. USD 1 is equivalent to COP 3,420.07 Many places do not accept credit cards, please bring cash for tips, restaurants expenses and souvenir shopping. Upon arrival, you can change your USD to the local currency COP at the airport.
TRAVEL TERMS & CONDITIONS
As of September 19, 2020, U.S citizens are permitted to enter Colombia.
Please note it is mandatory to take a COVID-19 test at an accredited and verifiable medical center no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure.
The result of the test must be negative in order to be allowed to join us on the trip.
We value your health and safety as well as those of our staff. We want you to be able to enjoy your vacation free of stress and worry.
Failure to present the test will result in you being denied entry into the country.
¡Bienvenido! Welcome to Colombia! Upon arrival in Cartagena, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. You can start to explore this city with us through a food tour or choose to relax and settle in. We will get to know each other in the evening, accompanied by delicious Colombian food and cocktails! There is no better way to start this trip!