Tailor-Made Holiday

Colombia - Offbeat

This is the offbeat holiday to Colombia visiting the Amazon, Pacific Coast and Llanos

19 days

from £4,745pp (excluding flights)

This holiday idea is for those really looking to get off the beaten track in Colombia.  Since our specialist John, travelled extensively through this fascinating country, we have discovered more extraordinary destinations that Colombia has to offer.  This holiday idea is a true Colombian adventure.

  • Spend time in the cosmopolitan capital of Bogota
  • Travel deep in the Colombian amazon in search of the pink river dolphin
  • Explore the Llanos to view its wildlife and experience a working ranch
  • Go whale watching on the Pacific Coast
  • Travel to the desert like Guajira Peninsula home to the Wayuu people 

Fly direct from London to Bogota and spend time in the vibrant capital. Take a city tour and visit museums, galleries and architectural highlights.

Continue your journey by plane to Leticia followed by a boat ride up river to the Calanoa jungle lodge.  Spend a few days explore the rainforest by foot and boat searching for wildlife. If you are lucky you may even get to see the pink river dolphin.

From the Colombian Amazon return to the urban jungle to catch a flight to the Llanos in the east of the country.   Over the next few days explore the wetlands area in search the giant anteaters, scarlet ibis and capybara. 

Continue your adventure to the west coast. Stay at the Eco lodge at El Cantil, a 45 minute boat transfer from Nuqui.  Embark on daily whale watching excursions to see the Humpback Whales that pass through this region between July and October.

The last stop on this intrepid journey is the Guajira Peninsula; a vast desert landscape, dry and scolded by the sun which has remained largely isolated since colonial times.  Stay in a remote fishing village, visit the salt flats and the community of the Wayuu people. 

Finally return to Bogota for your last night. Take the opportunity push the boat out and dine at one of the city’s stylish restaurants and see the night out in one of the many trendy bars.

For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.

Price Excluding Flights £Flight cost from 
£ 4745 £ 850
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what is included

  • All accommodation
  • Internal flights
  • International flights as detailed
  • Sightseeing with private guide as per the itinerary
  • Transfers as detailed

what is excluded

  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas


Destination Experts

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James Armitage, Travel Expert

"The help and great knowledge James offered really made the holiday special"

"James listened and managed our expectations and therefore made sure we were prepared for all eventualities when going on our holiday to Brazil"

"James was brilliant and all the advice was spot on."

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John Faithfull, Travel Expert

"Personalised service. Seemed to really want to get it right for us. Very impressed when I first called and John spent 40 minutes finding out what we wanted to do and tailoring it for us."

"The expertise that John has really gave us faith in where we were going, the regions, the hotels, the trips. John knew about it all, he described them in detail, and when we asked for different regions he was straight in there with suggestions and ideas. The way the whole trip was planned and presented to us, never any pressure to book or any problem to change plans /ideas."

"John Faithful was wonderfully helpful and conscientious in arranging the itinerary and was always ready to suggest alternatives or rearrange matters without any hesitation; this and his detailed knowledge gave one great confidence."

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Roxy Dukes, Travel Expert

"Roxy filled us with enthusiasm and came up with some great ideas for a trip. We liked the idea of a slightly 'off the beaten track experience' and some private bespoke activities and that's exactly what we've had. Thank you!"

"Roxy created a wonderfully interesting route which was the basis for a super trip. She also chose lovely places for us to stay and interesting activities for us to participate in, introducing us to the idea of private guided experiences which we thoroughly enjoyed."

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Sue Grimwood, Travel Expert

"It was tremendously helpful to be able to speak to someone who had been to Antarctica before - Sue had been on the ship we had booked, so was able to give us some very useful information. We felt that at every stage of the booking process that we were in safe hands. "

""I was uncharacteristically worried about this trip - neurotic some might say - and I was given 110% support and help with everything. I had been disappointed by not being able to get a space on the 2014 trip and so Sue was stuck with me for 2 years - a testament to her patience and professionalism. I was confident in Sue - she knows Antarctica and speaks from experience, that is worth a huge amount. Emails, which I would send were responded to almost immediately.""

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For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.

  • 19 days

    from £4,745pp (excluding flights)
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