Duration: 8-9 hours: Remote and rural environment; ideal for travelers that are craving close contact to nature and nature activities; the opportunity to visit a mountain range not far from Cartagena which provides exclusive nature highlights and at the same time you can get a historical and gastronomical experience.
Day trip to San Jacinto and Cerro Maco: On this day trip, you`ll have the opportunity to get to know the real and authentic Colombia!. We are taking you to one of the most magical spots in the Bolívar Department, where ancient traditions and customs are still alive and carefully preserved. As part of the mountain range “Montes de María”, “Cerro de Maco” is located just 14 km out of San Jacinto town. It represents a wonderful natural 900 m high look-out point which is the highest point of the Bolívar Department, from where you can enjoy incredible views over the complete surroundings. If you like physically demanding sports or activities, on this day trip you can practice mountain biking or trekking. But if you prefer to take it a little bit easier, you can enjoy bird watching, exotic animal observation, or visit a coffee plantation. It is the perfect opportunity to taste one of the best organic coffee in the country.
One of the highlights of this day trip is a visit to a local weaving workshop where artisans produce the colorful hammocks and bags (“mochilas”) for which Colombia is known for. You will not only have the chance to look behind the scenes of the production process but also you can get in contact with the locals and have a chat with them about their traditions and history.
- Transfer Cartagena – San Jacinto – Cartagena.
- A visit to Museo Comunitario San Jacinto.
- 30 minutes ride in a traditional Jeep to get higher into the mountains.
- Trekking to a traditional Coffee Hacienda.
- Lunch (typical regional dish).
- A visit to a weaving workshop y coffee tasting.
- Travel or accident insurance
- Additional drinks
- Personal expenses
- Activities or expenses not specified in the plan.
The price may vary depending on the number of people.