Start your trip with a city tour enjoying the colonial architecture and attractions of Bogota. Then take a plane to La Macarena where you will enjoy a boat and Jeep ride to discover Colombia’s hidden rainbow river or Caño Cristales. Be prepared to me amazed by its colors and its natural surroundings.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Bogota International airport|
After a meet and greet at the Bogota International airport, a transfer will take you to your hotel in the historical district: La Candelaria. The colorful colonial building will be a great setting to get into the Colombian mood and rhythm. Depending on arrival time a half city tur will be provided.
Early pickup for charter 1hour 20 minutes flight to La Macarena. Upon arrival a guide will be waiting to take you to an introduction talk about the environmental rules, then drop the luggage at the hotel in the village and enjoy a delicious typical colombian lunch. Now the adventure begins! We walk to the port and board a motorized canoe to navigate up stream the Guayabero river. This 20 minute journey will give us the opportunity to spot fauna of the region, such as monkeys, Hoatzin, lots of other species of birds, and, if we are lucky, also the caiman of the Guayabero. We get of the boat at a small settlement where you can see a turtle conservation proyect and then begin the 3 hour round trip walk to Cano cristalito, a small version of cano cristales. At the end of the afternoon we return to the village of La Macarena for dinner and night in a hotel in town.(B/L/D)
Today we enjoy full day at Caño Cristales . We go back to the boat for a 10 min ride across to the other side of Guayabero river where we continue in a jeep 4×4 for about 20 minutes and the last 30 minutes is on foot. Be prepared to be amazed by the beauty and colors of the river. You will enjoy swim holes and water falls so have your swim suit ready. The guide will also indicate the best places for resting and swimming. At the end of the afternoon we return to the village of La Macarena for dinner and night in a hotel in town.
Don’t forget Long sleeve and hat (B/L/D)
After breakfast, your guide will organize an activity in the surroundings of the village of La Macarena to discover other spots. The activity will be chosen depending on the weather conditions and the time available before your flight departure. Afterwards, transfer to airport for flight to Bogota. A driver will be waiting for you at Bogota airport for the transfer to the hotel (B/L/D)
After breakfast, meet with your driver and depart to international airport. End of services (B/-/-)