This 5 day extended tour can be organised all year round. Visit the fascinating town of Mompox, associated with Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the famous Colombian singer La Momposina, and known as the town that time forgot on the banks of the River Magdalena. Continue to the tropical Tayrona National Park to relax and explore on some of the most beautiful wild beaches in the country, or hike into the park areas. The tour can run with a minimum of 2 persons all year round.
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Cost (per person in shared double/twin room): 2018 prices
Standard category hotel £875
Single supplement: £90
An upgrade is possible to superior standard accommodation subject to availability – ask us!
Day 1 – Cartagena and Mompox
Transfer from Cartagena to Mompox (approx. 6 hours), where we will spend 2 nights in a local hotel.
Day 2 – Mompox
Guided morning tour by boat on the Magdalena River to enjoy the marvellous nature surrounding the town, particularly indigenous and migrating birds. In the afternoon, a guided walking tour of Mompox including a visit to one of the small filigree silversmith workshops.
Day 3 – Mompox – Tayrona Park
Transfer by road from Mompox vía Arracataca to Santa Marta on the north coast and on to the Tayrona National Park. 2 nights in a beautiful lodge inside the park.
Day 4 – Tayrona Park
Full day excursion to explore the national park with a local guide. Hike to the wild beaches at Cañaveral, Arrecife and El Cabo de San Juan. Free time to swim, relax and have lunch before hiking back to meet the transfer vehicle.
Day 5– Tayrona Park – Flight home
Transfer to the airport and flight from Santa Marta to Bogotá to connect with return overnight flight home.
- All transfers in professional, well-equipped vehicles
- Hotel accommodation x 4 nights including breakfast
- Local English speaking professional guides
- Domestic flight, Santa Marta-Bogota
- National park entries
Not included: Personal expenses and tips, Services not mentioned in the programme, meals not included in the above programme