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Wild Colombia: Los Llanos and the Pacific Coast

12 days from £3,970pp

What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Bogota's historic Candelaria district.

  • Discovering life in the hillside communities in Medellín.

  • Living amongst the cowboys and wildlife safaris of Los Llanos.

  • Watching whales breach just of the shore of the Pacific.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Bogota
  • Los Llanos
  • Medellín
  • The Pacific Coast
  • Medellín
  • Bogota

Itinerary idea in detail

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With international flights from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Bogota

International outbound flight , Bogota

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Bogota. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon you can visit the northern Usaquén district with it's mix of bohemian boutiques, colonial charms, and excellent restaurants.

Day 2 Bogota


A walking tour of the historical centre of the city with your private guide visits the world famous Gold Museum and also takes you to see the views over the city from Monserrate.

Day 3 Los Llanos

Bogota , Los Llanos

Take a private transfer to the airport where you will fly out to the plains of Los Llanos. Upon arrival in the small city of Yopal you will be driven out to Finca La Independencia where you will enjoy a day in the life of a gaucho.


Day 4 Los Llanos

Los Llanos

Today's wildlife safari begins with a morning of birdwatching, an afternoon of driving in search of mammals and reptiles in their natural habitat, and finishes with a cold drink watching the sunset over the plains. To cap it all off, you will enjoy a private drive under the stars back to your hotel. A delicious traditional lunch is also included today.


Day 5 Los Llanos

Los Llanos

Continue to explore the vast plain of the llanos on foot or, during the wet season, aboard a canoe.


Day 6 Medellín

Los Llanos , Medellín

Return to the airport via private transfer for your flight to Medellín. Today's tour of the city focuses on the modern era of Medellin which stands as Colombia's most innovative and forward-thinking city.

Day 7 The Pacific Coast

Medellín , The Pacific Coast

You will board a light aircraft today for your flight over pristine rainforest to the small outpost of Bahia Solano on the Pacific coast. Here you will be met by a private driver and take a short drive outside of town to your lodge. After about 40 minutes you will arrive at Ecolodge El Almejal which will serve as your base for exploring this slice of paradise.

Day 8 The Pacific Coast

The Pacific Coast

Included in your stay are daily excursions around the area. From June through October whales pass by the coast on their annual migration so a day of private whale watching is a must.

Day 9 The Pacific Coast

The Pacific Coast

Continue further down the coast to Utria National Park and its mangroves or explore the jungle surrounding the lodge. Alternatively, sit back and enjoy the untouched black sand beach.

Day 10 Medellín

The Pacific Coast , Medellín

Leave the Pacific coast today and return to civilization in Medellín. Please note that we always build in a buffer day here as rains can cause flights to be delayed or canceled.

Day 11 International return flight

Medellín , Bogota , International return flight

You will be driven back to the airport for your flight to Bogota. From here you will connect to you international return flight.

Day 12 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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Los Llanos
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