We will start in BOGOTÁ, the Colombian capital, accompanied by a fun and charismatic tour guide. Our MOMENTS will be so unique and MEMORABLE that we will feel like true ‘ Bogotanos ‘. We will fly to PASTO, “Colombia’s Surprise City” to be among the Kamentsa people and appreciate their religious architecture from colonial and republican eras. We will visit the Ñambi River Natural Reserve to enjoy some bioluminescent plant species unique in the world. Then, we will go to El Encanto District to take a boat ride on La Cocha Lagoon, stopping at Corota Island’s flora and fauna Sanctuary to be amazed by their animal and plant diversity and be surprised with the scenic beauty of the ENCANTO ANDINO DE LA COCHA Natural Reserve.
Later on, we will fly to POPAYÁN, ‘Colombia’s White city’ to visit its colonial buildings. This city is known for its popular ceremonies during Holy Week and the best-preserved historic center in Latin America. We will visit LAS VILLAS AGRO PARK and go to the Biosphere Heritage Reserve, a PURACE Ecotourism area in which we might get to see the ANDEAN CONDOR, enjoy thermal baths, wetlands, waterfalls, frailejon valleys, visit a sulfur mine and the volcano’s foothills. The volcano rises from the Coconucos’ volcanic chain formed by 11 of them, from which the most well- known are Pan de Azucar, Coconucos, and El Puracé that is the only one active nowadays.
We will go to Cali, LA SULTANA DEL VALLE (‘Sultana of the Valley’), to appreciate its architecture and buildings, which are a national monument. We will head to LA SUCURSAL DEL CIELO (‘Heaven’s Branch Office’) where we will visit the SUGARCANE MUSEUM and HACIENDA PARAÍSO MUSEUM. We will take a fun and traditional ride on ‘brujitas’, (ball-bearing cars that slide on train tracks). We will do Canopy when visiting el Salto waterfall, visit an organic farm, Follajes y Flores, and walk along nature trails and visit El Sol y Luna Museum of Pre-Columbian Art.
In CALI, known as well as the ‘Salsa Capital’, we cannot miss the CIPRIANO FOREST RESERVE to observe waterfalls and local fauna, crystal waters and, the density of the forest.
Finally, on a motorboat we will go to GUAPI, a natural and biodiverse paradise on the Pacific Coast; we’ll visit GORGONA ISLAND Natural National Park and its virgin beaches: Palmeras and Yundingua. We will return to Cali to end this true adventure.