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Off The Beaten Track Colombia: Colonial towns to the Llanos

13 days from £4,300pp

(based on two people sharing & excluding flights)

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Overview & Highlights

Wander through enchanting colonial towns in the highlands east of Bogotá and spot an array of wildlife on the floodplains of Los Llanos on this tour to Colombia's less-visited regions.

This trip to the lesser-known eastern part of Colombia showcases the country’s incredible diversity. From the enchanting colonial towns of Barichara and Villa de Leyva you’ll head to the wildlife-rich plains of Los Llanos and hang out with cowboys.

Watch this part of Colombia unfold through scenic drives that take in rolling hills, dramatic canyons, Colombia’s largest lake, and Andean high páramo, before descending to the hot and humid plains. In our view, there’s no better way to experience this part of Colombia.

 

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  • Bogotá: Walking tour
  • Chicamocha Canyon: cable car ride
  • Barichara: Hike along the Camino Real to Guane
  • Villa de Leyva: Walking tour and visits to El Fosil and El Infiernito.
  • Los Llanos: Wildlife explorations

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Hannah Donaldson Travel Expert Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.

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    After graduating with a degree in Anthropology and History and having been fascinated by Latin America since childhood by the book featuring photos of Nazca, Juliet first visited the region in 2003. Since then, Juliet has visited the majority of countries in Latin America but has particularly extensive experience with Peru, a country she loves for many reasons but not least, its incredible archaeological richness and delicious food!

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    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Expert

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.

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