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Bogota & Cano Cristales Experience 7D/6N
Start: Bogota / Finish: Bogota
Category: Self-Guided Adventure
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   WHAT'S INCLUDED
Bogota Airport Pick-up & Drop-off

Return Flights Bogota - La Macarena

4 Nights Accommodation in Bogota Hostel

2 Nights Accommodation in La Macarena Hotel

Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners

Bogota Bicycle City Tour Including:
- Bilingual Guide
- Bicycle & Helmet
- Insurance

Cano Cristales Tour Including:
- La Macarena Airport Pick-up/Drop-off
- River & Land Transportation in La Macarena
- Bilingual Local Guide
- Airport Tax
- 24 Hours Phone Assistance
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La Macarena Tourist Tax (130,000 COP)

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Discover Bogotá, the charming Colombian capital, and the spectacular Caño Cristales, on this amazing 7-day tour. Bike through the streets of the city and discover many hidden gems and the many graffiti, and then travel to La Macarena to discover the famous river of five colour, before returning back to Bogotá.

Highlights:

  • Discover Bogotá, Colombia's engaging and vibrant capital
  • Explore La Macarena National and Ecological Reserve Park
  • See Caño Cristales, one of the most beautiful rivers in the world
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Note: This tour runs from June to November only, when the colours are the most amazing.

 

Overview:

Get picked up from the Bogota airport and transferred to your hostel on Day 1. On Day 2, explore Bogota on a bicycle city tour. Take a charter flight from Bogota to La Macarena on Day 3 where you will travel by boat, 4x4 jeep and then hike to Cano Cristales River, “the River of Five Colours”, one of the prettiest in the world. On Days 4-5 enjoy the incredible natural colors of the river weeds and algae blooming in blue, green, yellow, black and red colours on daily excursions. Enjoy a free day back in Bogota on Day 6 and get dropped off at the airport on Day 7.

 

Day by Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Bogota Airport Pickup

As you arrive in Bogota, you will be picked up from the airport and transferred to your accommodation. Have the rest of the day at leisure to relax and taste some delicious Colombian food. Overnight in Bogota.

 

Day 2: Bogotá Bicycle Tour (B)

After breakfast, it will be time to explore Bogota by bike on a bicycle city tour. The tour starts with a ride through the historical La Candelaria neighbourhood of Bogota. You will pass several representative churches and squares and experience the different architectural styles of the old town. After visiting the enormous bullring, where toreros used to fight against furious bulls, explore some of the most beautiful parks of Bogota and taste a freshly made fruit juice in a typical Colombian fruit market before getting an insight of the rising graffiti scene of the city. After the tour, return to your accommodation and have the rest of the day to relax. Overnight in Bogota.

 

Day 3: Flight to La Macarena - Caño Cristales Tour (B/L/D)

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Bogota airport to catch your flight to La Macarena. On arrival you will be met by a local guide and transferred to your accommodation. After checking-in and changing of clothes, depart to Caño Cristales - the river of 5 colors and the prettiest of Colombia with its waterfalls and natural pools. You will travel by boat on Rio Guayabero for about 15 minutes watching the wildlife in the region as hoatzins, monkeys, river turtles, and other species of birds. With a little luck you can see even the cayman Guayabero. Then travel  for another 20 minutes on a 4x4 jeep to the spring of Cajuche to take an ecological walk to Caño Cristales. Along the way, you will visit Caño Cristales (central arm), Karol Cristal swimming pool, Los Ochos, and Piscina del Turista. Enjoy a delicious lunch and enjoy the park as the local guide will show you the best places to rest and bathe in the river. In the afternoon return to La Macarena for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 4: Caño Cristales Tour (B/L/D)

After breakfast, depart to the park by boat along Guayabero River, then by land transport from the point of disembarkation to Caño Cristales. This second hike will allow you to see a different view point of Caño Cristales, allowing you to visit Piscina del Turista, Silla del Tinigua, Tres Espejos, Pozo Cuadrado, and Las Escaleras. Enjoy a delicious lunch and enjoy the park as the local guide will show you the best places to rest and bathe in the river. In the afternoon return to La Macarena for dinner and overnight in La Macarena.

 

Day 5: Caño Cristales Tour & Flight back to Bogota (B/L)

After enjoying breakfast, depending on the time of the flight, you will go on a morning visit to Caño Cristalitos or El Mirador. The guide will choose which activity suits best depending on the climate condition and the time available. After enjoying lunch in a local restaurant, transfer to the airport for your return charter flight to Bogota. On arrival you will be met by our representative to transfer you back to your accommodation in Bogotá for overnight.

 

Day 6: Bogotá Free Day (B)

Enjoy the day at leisure to explore the city on your own. Walk through the colonial part of the city centre, La Candelaria, or take a cable car to Monserrate for amazing views overlooking the city. Overnight in Bogota.

 

Day 7: Bogota Airport Drop-off (B)

After breakfast, it is time to say goodbye to your new friends. After checking-out from your accommodation, you will be dropped off at the airport where this amazing adventure will come to an end.

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Departure Times
Everyday


Duration
7 days.

Departure Point
Bogota Airport Pick-up

Arrival Point
Bogota Airport Drop-off

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Please contact Bamba Experience at go@bambaexperience.com to confirm your departure information at least 1 week prior to your first day of travel.

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BOGOTA & CANOS CRISTALES EXPERIENCE 7D/6N - PRIVATE DOUBLE/TWIN
You will be sharing a double or twin room with your travel partner.
Price per person: $1,299 USD
Minimum number of passengers: 2
BOGOTA & CANOS CRISTALES EXPERIENCE 7D/6N - PRIVATE SINGLE
You will have your own private room.
Price per person: $1,382 USD
Minimum number of passengers: 1

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Important: This tour is available on request, so please make sure to check availability with us before making any plans or booking your flights. Despite the fact that this tour may be listed as leaving every day, bookings still depend on availability, and dates may need to be changed. Those interested in this tour should book months in advance and expect to wait at least two to seven days for confirmation before booking flights or extra activities and accommodations.


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