This tour of Colombia starts in the bustling capital of Bogotá, where you'll explore its trendy neighborhoods and culinary scene before hiking through the nearby nature reserves of Chicaque and Chingaza. Make your way to the coastal city of Cartagena for walking tours of its walled Old Town, then head to the Rosario Islands in the Caribbean Sea. Relax along the white-sand beaches, try your luck with sports such as snorkeling and kayaking, tour mangrove farms, and view the bioluminescent plankton at night.
Aracanto is a Boutique agency specialized in designing and planning extraordinary Bespoke itineraries to Colombia. We were born in Colombia and watched how this country has evolved from a dangerous destination to a safe, welcoming and upcoming destination. We are therefore extremely passionate to be part of our country's tourism resurgence and to welcome you to our home country. We provide superb customer service, we design unforgettable Colombian trips and experiences, and we treat each of our travelers as a VIP Client, and a special guest.
We immerse ourselves in the newest and greatest spots throughout Colombia every day. Trust a team that’s spent thousands of hours planning trips to Colombia, visiting every place, trying all experiences, and choosing the best. We don’t believe one size fits all and design your trip just for you. We’re a small, family company and choose to work with a small number of clients at a time in order to give each trip the time and attention it deserves.
Get in touch with us if you want to visit Colombia, and discover amazing places like Cartagena's charming old city, the renowned Colombian coffee region, the famous city of Medellin, the fascinating Amazon jungle and the country's capital Bogota. Come and see pink dolphins and humpback whales, learn about the world of coffee at its source, see how Medellin has progressed from one of the most dangerous cities to an incredible cultural hub, party with Colombians and practice your salsa and reggaeton moves, get lost in forest and jungles, relax at the beach, go on a diving excursion, visit the town of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and enjoy exotic drinks, fruits and exquisite local and Latin food.
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Explore three of Colombia's most exciting cities on this 9-day adventure. Start in Bogotá, the sprawling cosmopolitan capital. Tour the colonial streets of the historic center, taste local cuisine, and visit museums. Then, transfer to Medellín to see street art and communal projects, and learn about Colombian coffee culture. The adventure ends in tropical Cartagena, where you'll appreciate Spanish forts and architecture, enjoy fresh seafood, and swim in the Caribbean.
This diverse 9-day itinerary showcases the highlights of Colombia's Caribbean coast. Start by soaking up the colonial charm, vibrant nightlife, and myriad attractions of Cartagena, then head north to the bustling Pacific port of Santa Marta. Spend your final three days immersed in the natural beauty of Tayrona Natural Park, where you'll hike through biodiverse rainforests, explore sandy beaches and volcanic coves, and tour the lush coffee farms of nearby Minca.
This 4-day excursion into the Amazon will give you a taste of one of the most beautiful and diverse ecosystems in the world. This itinerary is the perfect introduction to the Amazon as it will bring you down the river, through the rainforest, and into various indigenous communities along the way. Take a boat cruise along the Amazon River, stroll through the eco-friendly village of Puerto Nariño, take a dip in the beautiful waters of Lake Tarapoto, and more.
On this eight-day excursion, you'll visit Bogotá, the largest city in Colombia and a melting pot of people from around the country. Travel to Medellín and see with your own eyes how it's transformed from one of the most dangerous cities to a fascinating destination. Then explore Cartagena, the jewel of the Caribbean ocean, and go on a trip to the beautiful beaches and islands nearby.
Discover the hidden wonders of Colombia on this excursion through two of its historic cities. Travel to Medellín, capital of the Antioquia province, and see with your own eyes how the once-controversial city has transformed through its rich Paisa culture. You'll then explore Cartagena—the jewel of the Caribbean ocean—for the second half of the trip and experience the nearby beaches and islands first-hand.
Recent Trip Reviews for Aracanto
Best vacation ever! · Colombia - Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2021
I visited Colombia from 8/28-9/4 and used the trip planning service kimkim and Margoth was my agent.
I planned to go with my son but he was unable to go due to work so I went solo. I did no research before I left and just knew I wanted a very active trip and made sure Margoth knew that.
Margoth suggested I visit Bogota and Medellin and did a great job of offering me different options for daily activities. I knew I wanted to hike, bike and go white water rafting and Margoth found me great... read more
Fantastic family trip to Colombia · Colombia - Jul 29 - Aug 8, 2021
Margoth and team planned and delivered a fantastic family trip to Colombia. They know all the great spots, all the places to skip, and had everything planned perfectly. Knowledgeable, responsive, and dependable and delivered a great trip.
Cartagena and Santa Marta, Columbia: December 2020 · Colombia - Dec 12 - Dec 19, 2020
My friend and I had such a wonderful and memorable time in Cartagena and Santa Marta. Margoth did an amazing job organizing and suggesting activities, transportation, hotels, and restaurants. Everything went so smoothly. She was even available during our stay and would check up on us. She is very knowledgeable on creating out perfect vacation. I wanted to visit Cerro Kennedy which not many tourist hike and she was able to make arrangements last minute as I was not sure what traveling would... read more
Excellent Service · Colombia - Mar 11 - Mar 19, 2020
We cannot be more impressed with the exceptional service provided by Margoth @ Aracanto on our Colombia trip. We found her on kimkim.com to help us put together a 10-day itinerary. She promptly responded to our emails, eloquently answered every little query and request and gave excellent recommendations and options for every aspect of the trip. Our itinerary was unfortunately truncated by the COVID pandemic travel restrictions but we have nothing but praise for Margoth’s concern and support... read more
Awesome family trip to Colombia · Colombia - Feb 23 - Mar 2, 2020
We had an amazing family trip to Colombia thanks to Margoth and her team. We were a party of 7, including children and grandparents, and we wanted to get a taste of everything that Colombia has to offer in an 8 day trip. Already at the planning stage Margoth completely understood what we were looking for in terms of activities, culture, nature, hotels and comfort. She put together a great trip for us and we just had to click “yes” and everything was booked and organised for us. Our trip... read more
Excellent. We really enjoyed all parts of our... · Colombia - Dec 29 - Jan 6, 2020
Excellent. We really enjoyed all parts of our trip. The tour guides were excellent and the trip was well planned and very enjoyable.