Colombia

South America


Need help with a Colombia custom tour? Choose from this curated list of Colombia custom travel planners and specialists to help design your private tour.

We suggest enlisting the help of one of these Colombia Custom Travel planners when planning your trip to this exciting new destination.  A travel and tour expert who knows South Colombia can introduce you to all the resources and options that will make your trip special.

The following list is compiled from travel writers, travel experts and our readers.  An independent tour, designed just for you and personalized to your needs, is often the best way to get the most out of your travel experience.

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Colombia Custom Travel Planner:   Eric Sheets: Latin ExcursionsFrom CN: Up north, he knows which lodge in Panama's pristine Bocas del Toro islands is most family-friendly, can arrange private tastings at Colombia's famed coffee and cacao plantations, and can even transfer you between those two countries via sailboat.

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Phone: 305-356-8488 ext. 100
Email: eric@latinexcursions.com
Website: Latin Excursions

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Colombia Custom Travel Planner: Eric Sheets: Latin ExcursionsWendy says: Today the company arranges everything from custom itineraries that highlight Colombia’s different local cultures to family reunions, exotic honeymoons, and even villa vacations, not only in Colombia but also in neighboring countries Panama and Ecuador. 
Phone: 305-356-8488 ext. 100
Email: eric@latinexcursions.com
Website: Latin Excursions

Read Eric’s Insider’s Guide to Cartagena.

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Colombia Custom Travel Planner: Louise Rainbird: Yampu ToursExpose yourself to Colombia's rich culture and its many influences. Try Yampu’s Cultural Tours that feature highlights including Bogotá, Colombia's capital; Cartagena, a walled, colonial city; San Agustín, home to the largest South American collection of religious monuments and megalithic sculptures; Pereira, part of the beautiful and lush coffee region cultivating, arguably, the world’s best coffee; the Tatacoa Desert; the Valle de la Tristeza; or Tayrona National Park.
Phone: 888-926-7801
Email: info1@yampu.com
Website: Yampu Tours

Adventure Travel:

Colombia Custom Travel Planner: Andean TrailsDue to the country's history international tourism is still in its infancy and vast areas of the country have been largely untouched by foreign visitors. Beaming smiles, open arms and unrivalled hospitality await those who do make the journey.
Phone: 44 (0)131 467 7086
Email: info@andeantrails.co.uk
Website: Andean Trails

Colombia Custom Travel Planner: Jack McCabe: Vaya AdventuresColombia has been off most travelers' radar for a number of years, but recent improvements in security have led to a boom in tourism - and with good reason. Colombia is a friendly, beautiful country that is not overly touristed. We are specialists in this part of the world, and our itineraries combine the best of Colombia's highlights with incredible off-the-beaten-path destinations. You'll stay in premier small hotels, enjoy the company of the finest local private guides, and have the opportunity to explore the country in-depth.
Phone: (510) 356-2885
Email: jmccabe@vayaadventures.com
Website: Vaya Adventures

 

Top Ten for Colombia: Ideas for working with your Colombia Custom Tour Planner

1 – Visit a coffee hacienda in the Café Triangle.

2 – Attend the Carnival of Barranquilla to enjoy the rhythms of out of this world merecumbés.

3 – Set out in a river trip to places unimagined along the Amazon.

4 – Slide down the rope entry to Cueva del Indio.

5 – Head out of Leticia into the tall forest of Reserva de Tanimboca

6 – Take a basketry workshops in San Martin.

7 – Get a sombrero vueltiao at the Zenú Reservation.

8 – Celebrate the Feria de la Caña in Cali.

9 – Swim with the pink dolphins in the Tarapoto lakes.

10 – Enjoy the Amazonian cuisine of pirarucu, gamitana and tucunare that are served with farinha and cassava.

Colombia Tourism Website

Colombia is Magical Realism

From the website:

The Río Blanco Nature Reserve, just under two miles from Manizales, is ideal for bird watching. In this nature reserve, travelers can explore nature trails in 12,187 acres of cloud forest situated between 1.3 and 2.3 meters above sea level. This land is essential for the provision of drinking water in Manizales.”

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