Discover Colombia with Collette
A vibrant new tour has recently been added to tour operator Collette’s impressive repertoire, with the 10-day ‘Experience Colombia’ itinerary promising guests exclusive access to a whole range of carefully curated experiences. The brand-new itinerary will enable guests to take in sweeping scenic vistas and uncover the best of Colombia.
James Hewlett, head of marketing of Collette Australia, says Colombia is an exciting new addition to its South American tour options, providing travellers with a diverse range of experiences to create a truly memorable holiday. “It is a part of the world that still holds a sense of mystery,” says Hewlett. “Even well-seasoned travellers will be thrilled with the sought-after selections,” he says.
The brand-new itinerary will enable guests to take in sweeping scenic vistas and uncover the best of Colombia from every angle imaginable: there are mountains to hike through, deep valleys to fly over and forests to explore on horseback.
Colombia’s ‘beating heart’
Guests will visit the buzzing city of Bogotá and discover why the capital is known as ‘Colombia’s beating heart’. The tour also offers travellers the chance to enjoy a scenic flight over mystic valleys and stand at the foot of the Andes in Colombia’s verdant coffee region, tour the iconic murals of Medellín’s Comuna 13 with an in-the-know local, and venture to the Cocora Valley in a 4WD. The itinerary also includes a hike through the mountains or the option to explore the stunning landscape on horseback. The tour concludes in Cartagena where can guests can learn the seductive art of salsa from some of the art-form’s best dancers.
Foodies are also well provided for with Andean coffee regions to be explored, a visit to Bogota’s Paloquemao Market and a traditional culinary workshop in Cartagena. Cultural gems are scattered throughout the program including a tour of the colourful murals of Medellin Comuna with a local and a sensual salsa lesson in Cartagena.
A feast for the senses, Collette’s wonderful itinerary makes it easy to explore this sensational and scarcely travelled destination.