WHALE WATCHING IN BAHIA SOLANO- EL ALMEJAL HOTEL

$5.600

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Bahía Solano, Colombia

DURATION OF THE EXPERIENCE: 7D / 6N

ITINERARY:

DAY 1 : ORIGIN – MEDELLIN
STAGES: Medellin
ACTIVITIES:
 Reception at Jose Maria Cordoba International Airport for transferring to the hotel in Medellin.
 Check-in at the hotel.
 Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 2 : BAHIA SOLANO
STAGES: Bahia Solano, El Almejal
ACTIVITIES:
 Breakfast at the hotel early in the morning.
 Private transportation from Olaya Herrera (National Airport) to take a Charter flight to Bahia Solano.
 Pick up by boat at Bahia Solano airport.
 Check-in at the hotel
 Souvenir
 Traditional lunch
 In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to rest, get to know the place, enjoy the local people, lend a book to read or even learn about everything sustainable and eco-friendly that the hotel has.
 Dinner
 Accommodation in a private room or cabin with bathrooms and balconies with hammocks

DAY 3: BAHIA SOLANO
STAGES: Watching whales
ACTIVITIES:

Breakfast at the hotel early in the morning.
 Get ready for a 2-hour boat trip to watch whales, this is an incredible and unique experience, (Don’t forget to keep your eyes wide open and your camera on). Humpback whales visit us every year between July and October to mate and give birth to their young. Due to its status as a protected area and nature reserve, it is a privileged site for sightings, which can be achieved from the beaches, on boat rides, or from the hammock in your room.
 Traditional lunch at the Hotel
 Dinner and accommodation.

NOTE: The plan includes a successful whale watching trip, and we are the only ones with a hydrophone on board. So in addition to seeing the whales you will be able to hear them

DAY 4: BAHIA SOLANO
STAGES: Natural Reserve “El Almejal”
ACTIVITIES:
 Breakfast at the hotel to be prepared for an amazing experience.
In the Reserve you will be able to appreciate the exuberance and wisdom of the tropical rainforest, and witness the perfect balance of nature where each giant or tiny species performs vital functions for the ecosystem. In the midst of so many green nuances an intense blue flash will appear, the MORPHO, the most beautiful butterfly in the world flying majestically with its large iridescent blue
wings. But we will also show you a multicolored natural spectacle, visiting our open-air butterfly garden in the Reserve.
Our naturalist guide will help you discover in the Reserve the secrets of the natural world, and will show you the jungle as the collection of the richest expressions of life, a saturation of species of all dimensions and colors, which are superimposed from the ground to the high treetops.
 Traditional lunch at the Hotel

 Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 5: BAHIA SOLANO
STAGES: Natural Park “Utría”
ACTIVITIES:
 Breakfast at the hotel early in the morning.
 Few places bring together so much mystery and beauty at the same time, like the cove of Utría, on the north coast of the Colombian Pacific. To the south of the cove, a series of mountains covered with lush tropical forest cut the sea half hidden in the mist. Its calm and warm waters make it a suitable place for the arrival of migratory species such as birds and whales and an ideal place for the spawning of fish such as the Ensenada needle (Tylusurus accus pacificus).
 Traditional lunch at the Hotel
 Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 6: BAHIA SOLANO
STAGES: El Almejal Hotel
ACTIVITIES:
 Breakfast at the hotel early in the morning
Optional: Free guided walks and to share time with native community.
 Lunch and free time to enjoy this wonderful place.
 Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 7: BAHIA SOLANO -MEDELLIN
STAGES: Medellín
ACTIVITIES:
 Breakfast at the hotel early in the morning to be transferred to the airport by a boat
for a domestic flight to Medellin.
 Reception at Olaya Herrrera National Airport in Medellin, transfer to the hotel by
private transport, check-in
 Dinner
 Accommodation.

DAY 8: MEDELLIN- END OF THE EXPERIENCE

ACTIVITIES:
 Breakfast at the hotel.
 Check-out to be transferred to the international airport.
 End of the experience to return back home to the city of origin.

End of Program *

Included

 Private and personalized service
 6-nights stay in Colombia.
o Medellin (2 Nights)
o Bahia Solano (4 Nights)
 Professional certified bilingual guide, permanent company during the tours.
 Meals as described in the plan, from the first day’s dinner to the last day’s breakfast.
 Hydration during excursions.
 Domestic flights (2pax). (Medellin/Bahia Solano/Medellin)

Speedboat transportation Bahia Solano/Hotel
 All transports between destinations and to/from included activities, transfers in-out.
 Airport and hotels taxes.
 Tickets to all the attractions and activities specified in the program (Natural Reserve, National Park Utria)
 Traveler Assistance and medical insurance Card.
 Solar Energy 24 hours
 Complete meals with a menu from the Pacific based on local fishing. People who need a special menu or have food restrictions, must inform in advance.
 Station of natural juices, drinking water and coffee 24 hours
 Pitcher service with drinking water every day in the room
 Limited satellite internet from the main guest house.
 Benefits of the circuit: Ecotourism, Biodiversity, Fauna and Flora Sighting, aquarium, Adventure [bike-tour, trekking, hiking, sailing in speedboat, snorkeling or canoe rowing], cultural, historical, architectural, ethno-tourism, wellness – SPA experience, typical gastronomy… sensorial and sustainable experiences.
 Private Experiences and Activities: As described in this plan

Not included

  • National Entrance rate Proturismo COP$ 20,000
    Foreigners Entrance rate Proturismo COP$ 30,000
    National Entrance rate to the Utría park COP$ 19,500
    Foreigners Entrance rate to the Utría park COP$ 56,000
    Money paid on site and in cash, rate subject to change by collecting
     Activities or expenses not specified in the plan.
     Visa Procedures
     Administrative fees (charged by the Travel Agency)
     Tips and gratuities to service providers (guides, waiters, and helpers), personal expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, extras in hotels etc. These will be under the passenger’s account.

Important

  • Wear comfortable warm clothing and walking shoes, hiking boots, bathing suits.