Vamos Sur - 14 days

Day 1: Arrival at the El Dorado airport in Bogota and transport to the hotel in the historical center for the first night.

Day 2
: At 08.00 the city tour starts with a short walks to the cableway that will bring us to Cerro Monserate (3050m) for an amazing view over the city. When we get back down we will make a walk through the historical center and we will visit Plaza de Bolivar, the Gold and the Botero museum. Free afternoon and second night in Bogota.

Day 3
: In the early morning with the bus to Aipe which will take approximately 5 hours. In Aipe we will cross the Magdalena River with a canoe and we will arrive in Villavieja. Here we will stay in a simple hotel in the village center. The hotel is situated in a colonial house where once Simon Bolivar lived.

Day 4
: At 05:00 in the morning we will start our walk to the Tatacoa desert. We leave early to enjoy the sunrise and to avoid the desert heat. Together with the local guide we make an ecological walk and we receive explanation over the area. Eventually we arrive at a dessert pool where we can take a refreshing dive before going back in a 4x4 jeep to Villavieja for the night.

Day 5
: With a bus we will go via Neiva and Pitalito before we arrive in San Agustin, the ride will take approximately 6 hours. Here we will stay in a beautiful Hacienda just outside the village.

Day 6
: In the morning we will visit the archeological park of San Agustin, ‘Bosque de Estatuas’ and the museum, with a local guide. In that afternoon we will have horse riding tour to 4 other archeological sites with amazing views, among others we will visit ‘El Tablón’ and ‘El Chaquira’. The second night on the Hacienda.

Day 7
: Via Pitalito, La Plata and Inza we will go by bus to San Andrés de Pisimbalá, a drive of approximately 5 to 6 hours, This little village is better known as Tierradentro. After our arrival in the afternoon we will take a short walk to the village and we will visit one of the archeological sites. We spend the night with a local family in the village.

Day 8
: Today we will walk the whole day and visit the most important archeological sites. Among others we will visit the tombs of ‘El Aguacate’ from which we have an amazing view on the many valleys, ´ El Duende’ and ‘Segovia’. After a long but interesting day we will go back to the village for our second night with the local family.

Day 9
: In the morning we will go by bus to Popayan, a stunning ride through the Paramo with a view on the Puracé volcano. In Popayan, also called ´The white colonial city´, we will stay in a hotel in the center of the city. The rest of the afternoon you are free to explore the city with the guide.

Day 10
: Day tour to the hot springs of San Juan in the National Park Puracé. On Tuesday there is the possibility to visit the Indian market of Silvia, on that day the Indians from the region gather to sell their products on the market.

Day 11
: In the morning we will go by bus through Cali to San Cipriano a little village that lies next to a crystal clear river in the jungle. The ride by bus will take us approximately 5 hours, then we have to take a ride on an old train rail on a homemade wagon driven by a motor through the jungle. This spectacular train ride will take around 30 minutes before arriving to little wooden huts at the river.

Day 12
: In the morning we walk around 3 hours though the jungle to reach a beautiful waterfall. In the afternoon we will go via Buenaventura back to Cali where we will stay in a hotel in the picturesque neighborhood of San Antonio.

Day 13
: Free day in Cali to explore the city or buy some last souvenirs. In the weekend we visit a salsa club in the suburb Juanchito or in consultation with the guide a Salsa Show. The second night in Cali.

Day 14
: Transport to the airport of Cali, end of the tour.


Price per person 2013/2014*
With minimal 4 people:
With 3 people:
With 2 people:

$ 1325
$ 1450
$ 1775
single room charge: $ 485



Inclusive:
- Accommodation in standard hotels based on double or multiple rooms without breakfast.
- Transport mentioned in the program (a combination of private and public transport)
- Mentioned tours and activities including entrance fees.
- Guide during the whole program
- Local guides where necessary

Exclusive:

- International flight
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Food and drinks not mentioned in the program
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Travel and health insurances
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Personal expenses


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