9-Nights Art Culture & Cuisine of Colombia (2021) from $4,395


Luxury Gold

1387968
Art Culture & Cuisine Of Colombia - Summer 2021
Delve into breathtaking Colombia with Luxury Gold and discover a land of unspoiled natural beauty, history and culture. Meet locals, gain VIP access to famous sites and indulge in delicious regional flavours along the way.

Exceptional Dining
  • Bogotá: Enjoy a Welcome Dinner with wine at Criterion; an award-winning classic established by the renowned Rausch brothers in the trendy Zona G district. This modern and inviting restaurant offers sophisticated French and international cuisine with Colombian notes.
  • Bogotá: Experience dinner at Andres Carne de Res. This Alice-in-Wonderland meets Moulin Rouge mind-boggling trip of bright lights, theatrical service and colourful ceramic cows is a party place like no other. The dining room extends to the outdoors as the perfect setting for late-night gatherings.
  • Medellín: Indulge at Carmen restaurant, situated inside an elegant house in the popular El Poblado neighbourhood.
  • Medellín: Dine at the esteemed El Cielo, an elegant restaurant created by Juan Manuel Barrientos, one of the top 50 chefs in Latin America. He is famous for bringing the art and science of molecular gastronomy to his home town of Medellín.
  • Cartagena: A tasty lunch experience awaits at the esteemed La Cevicheria, a once little-known spot, prized by locals. The venue came into the spotlight when the late Anthony Bourdain shot an episode of No Reservations there. Meet with chef Jorge Escandon and learn more about his friendship with Bourdain.
  • Cartagena: Your Celebration Dinner is at Club de Pesca, one of the most traditional and famous restaurants in the city. Set in one of the colonial fortresses of the colony in the Bay of Cartagena, it has its own private dock, allowing guests to arrive for dinner by boat. Choose from a wide selection of Chilean, Argentine, Italian and Spanish wines as you toast to your journey with your fellow travellers one last time.
  • Dining Summary: 9 Breakfasts (B), 4 Lunches (L) and 5 Dinners with wine (DW).
Journey Highlights
  • Bogotá: Start your day at the Gold Museum for a private before-hours guided tour by an expert. You’ll see an extraordinary selection of pre-Hispanic gold works from pre-Colombian cultures.
  • Bogotá: Take a guided walking tour of La Candelaria, a vibrant neighborhood in the heart of the city, where you’ll find the Primada Cathedral, Botero Museum and Bolívar Square. The latter is Bogota’s main square and hosts the statue of Simón Bolívar, which was sculpted in 1846 and was the first public monument in the city. Take a cable car to Monserrate Hill, where you’ll capture striking views of Bogota from above.
  • Santa Elena: Visit this small town outside of Medellin, famous for its flower farms. Enjoy a private visit to a local finca and meet with the silletero, or flower farmer, for a guided visit of his farm. The silletero will familiarize you with flower cultivation and how Colombia has become the second largest exporter of cut flowers in the world.
  • Medellín: Visit the Antioquia Museum before it opens to the public, accompanied by the granddaughter of Colombian artist Fernando Botero, Alejandra Quintana.
  • Medellín: Meet a local personality and learn how Medellin overcame its dangerous history to become a model city and haven for American retirees. Following your meeting, you’ll have time to wander around Plaza Botero, before moving on to Comuna 13, using the city’s famous escalator system. Meet your expert guide Chota, a young graffiti artist who was born and raised in the neighborhood, along with a survivor of Comuna 13 when it was at its most dangerous. Notorious for Pablo Escobar turning it into the crime capital of the world, discover more about the area’s gruesome history and how it has reinvented itself into one of Medellin’s coolest neighborhoods.
  • Hacienda La Sierra: Visit La Sierra Coffee Plantation, one of Colombia’s oldest coffee farms. You’ll meet the owner of the farm and learn more about the industry as you help plant a few coffee bushes. After lunch enjoy a coffee tasting and discover all influences on the coffee’s flavour profile.
  • Cartagena: Explore the fishermen village of La Boquilla, outside of Cartagena. Enjoy the folkloric shows based on the local afro-Colombian rhythms. Then step aboard canoes to explore the mangroves and what artisanal fishing demonstrations. Enjoy a guided tour of the Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas built by the Spanish during the colonial era and El Convento de la Popa, located on a 150 meter high hill, the highest point in Cartagena.
  • Cartagena: Experience a guided walking tour of Old Cartagena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its cobble-stoned streets, perfectly preserved 16th-century colorful mansions with balconies dripping with brilliantly colored flowers, the city is overflowing with history, legends and romance. As part of your sightseeing tour, you will visit the Inquisition Palace and the Church of San Pedro de Claver. Stop at Plaza Bolivar and meet with a Palenquera - black women in colourful dresses expertly balancing bowls of tropical fruit on their heads. Learn how they have they become the symbol of not just Cartagena, but of Colombia.
Luxury Hotels
  • Bogotá: A few steps from luxury stores, upscale restaurants and exclusive bars, this luxury French-style hotel of La Cabrera, Zona T, offers innovative Bistronomy proposals, cocktails and live music. Guestrooms standout by their French branded amenities like Lanvin or Hermès and the exclusive SOFITEL MyBedTM concept, for unrivalled levels of comfort. The hotel is home to wonderful relaxation spaces as well as an inbuilt spirit of attention to detail and a concierge service anticipating every visitors' needs.
  • Medellín: Situated in the heart of El Poblado, the city's Financial and Fashion District, this hotel is...

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Valid Date Ranges:
07/09/2021 - 07/18/2021 from $4,872 per person
08/06/2021 - 08/15/2021 from $4,395 per person
11/19/2021 - 11/28/2021 from $4,395 per person
12/03/2021 - 12/12/2021 from $4,395 per person
Prices Start At: $4,395
Nights: 9
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Vacation Rating: Luxury
Remarks: Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability and change without notice. Prices reflect land only accommodations, airfare is additional. Blackout dates/seasonal supplements may apply. Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. Itinerary and map subject to change. 
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