Few events in nature match witnessing a sea turtle emerge onto the beach at night, lay up to 100 eggs and crawl back into the depths of the ocean. Well, maybe breaching humpback whales or surfacing dolphins. Spend three days experiencing conservation in one of Colombia’s most biodiverse areas, the Pacific Coast. Explore a remarkable marble cave and raft down a crystal clear river at Antioquia's natural reserve. Fall in love with Colombia's natural side while picking crimson coffee beans, learning about organic agriculture and cultivating the country's emblematic orchids.
Journey through the region’s beginnings to the present day on a walking tour of downtown followed by a visit to the fascinating Memory House Museum. In the evening, delve into Colombian culture with a dynamic Spanish class before dancing salsa with the experts.
Head deep into the Andean countryside to experience life as a Colombian farmer. Taste your way through an array of sumptuous organic produce before heading into the local town, el Carmen de Viboral, to design your own ceramic product.
Explore Medellin's extraordinary ecological playground, Parque Arvi. Plant trees, walk or cycle through the forest and gather around a bonfire while listening to traditional music and learning about the myths and legends of the land. Head torches included!
Trek through a marble cave at one of the country’s most spectacular natural reserves, Rio Claro. Within this jungle landscape, lies a story of determination and fortitude to preserve what Colombia offers in abundance: a remarkable array of fauna and flora. After lunch, we take to the waters in a raft or kayak before enjoying a night BBQ under the stars.
Swim in the crystal clear river before trekking into the eerie depths of a marble cave. The real treat lies within: a bird species as frightening as you'll ever encounter....the guácharo bird. After lunch we head back to Medellin.
Wondered how the finest coffee beans in the world are produced? This is your chance to strap on a bucket and become a coffee picker yourself.
Take a short flight to one of Colombia's most biodiverse regions: el Pacifico. Unpack at your eco-lodge which overlooks a rugged beach swarming with remarkable marine life. Learn about the turtle conservation by treading the beach at night and helping collect eggs. You'll also get the chance to release hatchlings into the ocean.
Jump aboard your private boat to witness migrating humpback whales breaching the water and feeding their young. We dock at the untamed Parque Utria where we explore stunning mangroves and snorkel next to a deserted beach.
Head along the beach to three spectacular waterfalls. Shower under the falling waters before indulging in traditional leaf-wrapped lunch. You'll get the chance to help local artisans by purchasing handcrafted jewelry. Final dinner.
Early departures from the Pacific to either Medellin or Bogota.
(note: whale and turtle activities are seasonal)