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Colombia is a country of rich culture as well as natural heritage. It has the Andes as its savior as well as dense Amazon forest as its protector. It is situated in South America which makes it a part of nations that have a rich colonial legacy. Thus for a tourist, it is an ideal destination. It has wide variability in its history, geography as well as a polity. Thus Colombia has something for everyone irrespective of gender, age, and nationality. When planning for Colombia vacation, ensure to choose the best Colombia Vacation Packages to explore the top destinations of the country.  

What To Expect From Colombian Vacation? 

Here is a list of the things that must be added to the Colombia Vacation Packages:

Cartagena

It is called the crown jewel of the Caribbean Coast. It is just as busy today as it was in the 16th to 18th centuries. The reason is that it acted as one of the key Caribbean ports. The Old Town of Cartagena keeps the colonial vibe alive as one takes a stroll through this city’s winding alleyways. Further, the colorful colonial architecture, as well as the lush plant-covered balconies along with labyrinthine streets and the soaring church, towers town such ambiance that tourists cannot help but get charmed by it.

Zona Cafeteria

It consists of Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio. It literally means the “coffee axis.”

Medellin

It is the capital of the province of Antioquia in Colombia. It has been nicknamed the “City of Eternal Spring.” 

Bogota

It is the nation’s capital city as well as the largest city in Colombia. Visitors love it because it’s the lasting colonial charm along with its new urban development. A place that can be visited are La Candelaria, pueblo cottages, cobblestone streets, and the gorgeous La Cathedral.

Providencia Island

It is a sunlit and blissful island. One can find isolated beaches as well as untouched coral reefs. This provides an enticing flavor of wanderlust. It also has Seaflower Biosphere Reserve which is a UNESCO heritage site that has an immense amount of marine biodiversity.

It is a small town in Colombia but when it comes to exploring the country, there are many places that must be added to Colombia Vacation Packages. Its prominent feature is the Plaza Mayor, which is one of the biggest town squares in South America. It was once infamous for public executions. 

When it comes to doing things in the top cities in Colombia, there is much more to do in the country than just hiking from one place to another. If you are not aware of the places and the best activities to do while on Colombian vacation, simply go through with the below information that will guide you about the things to take up when choosing the perfect Colombia Vacation Packages:

  1. Horse riding at Cafetal de la: one can take a picnic and toast the beautiful sunset over the mountains along with the pleasure of horse riding.

  2. Swimming with bioluminescent plankton: one can visit Isla Múcura and can take a nighttime dip among the coastal mangroves. In this, the pitch-black water lights up blue-green plankton

  3. Bandeja Paisa in Medellín: This dish is usually served on an oval platter. It consists of red beans cooked with pork, rice along with Carne molida as well as ground meat, chicharrón, fried egg, plantain, chorizo, arepa, hogao along with thick tomato salsa, black pudding, and avocado.

  4. Scuba diving in Cartagena: Near Rosario Islands, there is a natural reserve that comprises 43 tropical islands as well as an underwater museum. There are also coral reefs and shipwrecks. Thus this stretch of the Caribbean Sea has plenty to discover by the visitors.

  5. Birdwatching in Serranía del: The Perijá mountain range, which is situated on the border of Venezuela and Colombia, is one of the best places in the world to go birdwatching.

  6. Hunting for a glimpse of 'pink': This is possible in the Amazon region, where one can use a speed boat to get a glimpse of such a dolphin.

After revealing to the top things to do in the city, it is suggested to go for expert advice by contacting the best Colombia travel agents before you make the best Colombia Vacation Packages. 

Colombia is located near the equator. This has resulted in a tropical climate that remains relatively constant throughout the year. However, due to varying topography, the climate does vary across the nation with tropical rainforests, mountains, and savanna.

The best time to visit Colombia as a whole is between December and March. Because it rains the least during this period. This is true, especially for the Andean regions. So this period becomes Colombia's peak tourist season thus prices soar during these times. The rainy season occurs in the Andes from May to July and then from October to December. At this time heavy rains fall on a daily basis but rain is usually followed by bright sunshine. Other parts of Colombia expect the heaviest rainfall from September to October, while it is relatively dry for the rest of the year, so make sure to select the things that are best picked for Colombia Vacation Packages during this period of time. 

January- April 

It is the peak tourist season in Colombia, thus the prices are sore everywhere. It is usually sunny and warm during this period. Also, this period receives the least amount of rainfall. But this is not true for the Amazon region. These months are quite busy with Colombians. Colombian get an influx of tourists from all over the world during this period. As it is a dry season so people do not have to think about heavy rains. People can do beach-hopping during this time.

Events and Festivals (January-April)

  1. Christmas
  2. Cali Fair
  3. Carnaval de Blancos y Negros
  4. Carnaval de Barranquilla

 May-September 

It is the rainy season in Colombia from April to June. One will definitely face frequent rains if one visits this during this period. Thus, one should not forget to carry his/her umbrella along with oneself. But rains are preceded by a bright day afterward. One should remember that the temperature may change according to the altitude of one’s location.

From July to September is again considered a dry spell as less rainfall is seen in Colombia. It is one of the best seasons for tourists as they can enjoy different destinations. It is also a great time to visit the Amazon River, so while choosing the Colombia Vacation Packages. 

Events and Festivals (May-September)

  1. Rock al Parque 

  2. Festival PetronioÁlvarez 

  3. Festival Mundial de Salsa 

October-December 

These are the months in Colombia which do bring a lot of rain to this nation. Tourists frequently find themselves amidst sudden downpours once they visit this country during these months.

Events and Festivals (October-December)

  1. Feria de Cali
  2. Alumbrado Navideño

No matter what month you choose to visit Colombia, this diverse land has something beguiling and intriguing to offer its visitors.  

Colombia is one of the most coveted destinations in all of South America that offers breathtaking views of the colonial architecture as well as showcases its awe-inspiring scenic beauty. Undoubtedly, there are many tourist destinations in Colombia that are worth visiting during your vacation; however, there are some top destinations that must be added to the best Colombia Vacation Packages:

Caño Cristales 

It is also known as “the river of five colors”.It is located in the Serranía de la Macarena National Park in Colombia.

Cali

It is Colombia’s third-largest city. It is also known as the salsa capital of the world. This city is filled with music as well as small bars, live bands, and dancing.

Salt Cathedral

It is located in Zipaquirá which is 52 kilometers from Colombia’s capital i.e. Bogotá. 

Lost City

It is also known as Ciudad Perdida. It is located close to Santa Marta as well as TayronaNational Park, which is on the Caribbean coast.

Bogotá Monserrate

It is a mountain that is located next to Bogotá’s La Candelaria neighborhood. It has a church at the top which can be accessed by car, cable, etc.

La Guajira

It is a dessert which is located on the northernmost point of Colombia. It is also home to Colombia’s Wayuu indigenous tribe. 

20-Day Colombia Vacation Packages - Cartagena, Zona Cafeteria, Medellin, Bogota, Providencia Island

The number of places to visit: 5

Destinations: Castillo De San Felipe De Barajas, Palace of Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolivar Bogota, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence Mcbean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina  Island, Crab Cay

Minimum Price: $4,899*

Maximum Price: $5,677* 

Vacation Duration: 20 days

Activities on the Trip: Tours to the Iconic Fortress and tunnels,tours to the museum houses and historical exhibitions, former dungeon houses souvenirs shopping, beaches, snorkeling and coral reefs, Ecotourism park trailing and gondola, science museum tours, museum tours showcasing national pride, exploring garden with diverse plant life, City centre mountaineering and church viewing, exploring historical buildings amidst public square, museums with national arts and museums detailing the history of Colombia, beaching, Parks and gardens viewing, swimming and diving in tropical surrounds, snorkeling

Key Highlights of the Vacation: Castillo De San Fellipe De Barajas, Palace of the Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora Park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolivar Bogota, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence McBean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina Island, Crab Cay

Hotel Type: 4-5 star  

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

18 Day Colombia Vacation Packages - Cartagena, Zona Cafeteria, Medellin, Bogota

The number of places to visit: 4

Destinations: Castillo De San Felipe De Barajas, Palace of Inquisition, Las Bóvedas, Rosario Islands, Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquín Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolívar Bogotá, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia

Minimum Price: $4,299*

Maximum Price: $5,077* 

Vacation Duration: 18 days

Activities on the Trip: Tours to the Iconic Fortress and tunnels,tours to the museum houses and historical exhibitions, former dungeon houses souvenirs shopping, beaches, snorkeling and coral reefs, Ecotourism park trailing and gondola, science museum tours, museum tours showcasing national pride, exploring garden with diverse plant life, City centre mountaineering and church viewing, exploring historical buildings amidst public square, museums with national arts and museums detailing the history of Colombia, beaching, Parks and gardens viewing, swimming and diving in tropical surrounds, snorkeling

Key Highlights of the Vacation: Castillo De San Felipe De Barajas, Palace of Inquisition, Las Bóvedas, Rosario Islands, Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquín Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolívar Bogotá, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia

Hotel Type: 4-5 star  

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

15 Day Colombia Vacation Packages - Cartagena, Zona Cafeteria, Medellin

The number of places to visit: 3

Destinations: Castillo De San Felipe De Barajas, Palace of Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden

Minimum Price: $4,099*

Maximum Price: $4,677* 

Vacation Duration: 15 days

Activities on the Trip: Tours to the Iconic Fortress and tunnels,tours to the museum houses and historical exhibitions, former dungeon houses souvenirs shopping, beaches, snorkeling and coral reefs, Ecotourism park trailing and gondola, science museum tours, museum tours showcasing national pride, exploring garden with diverse plant life, City centre mountaineering and church viewing, exploring historical buildings amidst public square, museums with national arts and museums detailing the history of Colombia, beaching, Parks and gardens viewing, swimming and diving in tropical surrounds, snorkeling

Key Highlights of the Vacation: Castillo De San Fellipe De Barajas, Palace of the Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora Park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden

Hotel Type: 4-5 star  

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

16 Day Colombia Vacation Packages - Zona Cafeteria, Medellin, Bogota, Providencia Island

The number of places to visit: 4

Destinations: Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora Park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolivar Bogota, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence McBean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina Island, Crab Cay

Minimum Price: $3,899*

Maximum Price: $4,677* 

Vacation Duration: 16 days

Activities on the Trip: shopping, beaches, snorkeling and coral reefs, Ecotourism park trailing and gondola, science museum tours, museum tours showcasing national pride, exploring garden with diverse plant life, City centre mountaineering and church viewing, exploring historical buildings amidst public square, museums with national arts and museums detailing the history of Colombia, beaching, Parks and gardens viewing, swimming and diving in tropical surrounds, snorkeling

Key Highlights of the Vacation: Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora Park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolivar Bogota, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence McBean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina Island, Crab Cay

Hotel Type: 4-5 star  

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash 

14 Day Colombia Vacation Packages - Medellin, Bogota, Providencia Island

The number of places to visit: 3

Destinations: Arvi Park Medellin, Explora Park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolivar Bogota, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence McBean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina Island, Crab Cay

Minimum Price: $3,299*

Maximum Price: $3,677* 

Vacation Duration: 14 days

Activities on the Trip: tours to the museum houses and historical exhibitions, former dungeon houses souvenirs shopping, beaches, snorkeling and coral reefs, Ecotourism park trailing and gondola, science museum tours, museum tours showcasing national pride, exploring garden with diverse plant life, City centre mountaineering and church viewing, exploring historical buildings amidst public square, museums with national arts and museums detailing the history of Colombia, beaching, Parks and gardens viewing, swimming and diving in tropical surrounds, snorkeling

Key Highlights of the Vacation: Arvi Park Medellin, Explora Park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolivar Bogota, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence McBean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina Island, Crab Cay

Hotel Type: 4-5 star  

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash 

20-Day Colombia Vacation Packages - Cartagena, Zona Cafeteria, Medellin, Bogota, Providencia Island

The number of places to visit: 5

Destinations: Castillo De San Felipe De Barajas, Palace of Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolivar Bogota, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence Mcbean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina Island, Crab Cay

Minimum Price: $4,899*

Maximum Price: $5,677* 

Vacation Duration: 20 days

Activities on the Trip: Tours to the Iconic Fortress and tunnels, tours to the museum houses and historical exhibitions, former dungeon houses souvenirs shopping, beaches, snorkeling and coral reefs, Ecotourism park trailing and gondola, science museum tours, museum tours showcasing national pride, exploring garden with diverse plant life, City center mountaineering and church viewing, exploring historical buildings amidst public square, museums with national arts and museums detailing the history of Colombia, beaching, Parks and gardens viewing, swimming and diving in tropical surrounds, snorkeling

Key Highlights of the Vacation: Castillo De San Felipe De Barajas, Palace of Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolivar Bogota, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence Mcbean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina Island, Crab Cay

Hotel Type: 4-5 star  

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash 

12 Day Colombia Vacation Packages – Cartagena Medellin, Bogota, Providencia Island

The number of places to visit: 4

Destinations: Castillo De San Felipe De Barajas, Palace of Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolivar Bogota, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence Mcbean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina Island, Crab Cay

Minimum Price: $2,499*

Maximum Price: $3277* 

Vacation Duration: 12 days

Activities on the Trip: Tours to the Iconic Fortress and tunnels, tours to the museum houses and historical exhibitions, former dungeon houses souvenirs shopping, beaches, snorkeling and coral reefs, Ecotourism park trailing and gondola, science museum tours, museum tours showcasing national pride, exploring garden with diverse plant life, City centre mountaineering and church viewing, exploring historical buildings amidst public square, museums with national arts and museums detailing the history of Colombia, beaching, Parks and gardens viewing, swimming and diving in tropical surrounds, snorkeling

Key Highlights of the Vacation: Castillo De San Felipe De Barajas, Palace of the Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Arvi Park Medellin, Explora Park, Antioquia Museum, Joaquin Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden, Monserrate, Plaza Bolivar Bogota, Museo Botero, Museo Nacional De Colombia, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence McBean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina Island, Crab Cay

Hotel Type: 4-5 star  

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

10 Day Colombia Vacation Packages - Cartagena, Providencia Island

The number of places to visit: 2

Destinations: Castillo De San Fellipe De Barajas, Palace of the Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence McBean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina Island, Crab Cay

Minimum Price: $1,899*

Maximum Price: $2,277* 

Vacation Duration: 10 days

Activities on the Trip:, shopping, beaches, snorkeling and coral reefs, Ecotourism park trailing and gondola, science museum tours, museum tours showcasing national pride, exploring garden with diverse plant life, City centre mountaineering and church viewing, exploring historical buildings amidst public square, museums with national arts and museums detailing the history of Colombia, beaching, Parks and gardens viewing, swimming and diving in tropical surrounds, snorkeling

Key Highlights of the Vacation: Castillo De San Fellipe De Barajas, Palace of the Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Manchineel Beach, Old Providence McBean Lagoon National Natural, Santa Catalina Island, Crab Cay

Hotel Type: 4-5 star  

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

5 Day Colombia Vacation Packages - Cartagena, Zona Cafeteria

The number of places to visit: 2

Destinations: Castillo De San Felipe De Barajas, Palace of Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio

Minimum Price: $12,99*

Maximum Price: $1,677* 

Vacation Duration: 5 days

Activities on the Trip: Tours to the Iconic Fortress and tunnels, tours to the museum houses and historical exhibitions, former dungeon houses souvenirs shopping, beaches, snorkeling and coral reefs, Ecotourism park trailing and gondola, science museum tours, museum tours showcasing national pride, exploring garden with diverse plant life, museums with national arts and museums detailing the history of Colombia, beaching, Parks and gardens viewing, swimming and diving in tropical surrounds, snorkeling

Key Highlights of the Vacation: Castillo De San Fellipe De Barajas, Palace of the Inquisition, Las Bovedas, Rosario Islands, Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindio

Hotel Type: 4-5 star  

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

 

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