MEDELLIN: 5 DAY TRIP
STARTING AT $1,200 PER PERSON (MIN TWO PEOPLE)
PACKAGE INCLUDES 4-NIGHT STAY IN EL CAMINO SELECTED ACCOMMODATIONS
MORNING: Arrive to José María Córdova International Airport where you will be met by a private driver that will transport your crew to your accommodations in the heart of Medellin.
AFTERNOON: Free afternoon to explore this booming city that was internationally crowned Most Innovative City in 2013. Refer to your highly curated Medellin Travel Guide for the covert, must-see shops, bars and restaurants.
EVENING: Make a dinner selection from our Medellin Travel Guide that reflects the best of the emerging culinary scene.
MEALS INCLUDED: None
EXPERIENCES INCLUDED: Private transport from the airport
MORNING: Get a lesson in world renowned Colombian salsa dancing from a local pro and get your feet moving to an eight beat count.
AFTERNOON: See the city from the eyes of a local host who lived through its notorious past and is helping to shape its bright future. Continue with a private tour through Comuna 13, Medellin's transformative and creative symbol of change.
EVENING: Dinner selection at the restaurant of your choice from our highly curated travel guide. Then, meet up with a local host who will take you to some lively local spots to test out your salsa moves. Sharing some aguardiente (local firewater) with Paisas (the name for locals from Medellin) is optional, but not discouraged.
MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast
EXPERIENCES INCLUDED: Salsa lesson, transformation tour, and night out on the town with local.
MORNING: Learn about Colombia's most famous agricultural resource on an immersive tour of the local coffee scene.
AFTERNOON: Free afternoon to continue your exploration of Medellin and the design boom that has encompassed the city. Your Medellin Travel Guide will be your best friend as you follow our highly curated suggestions of what to see and do.
EVENING: Dinner selection at the restaurant of your choice from our highly curated travel guide.
MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast
EXPERIENCES INCLUDED: Coffee immersion experience.
MORNING: Escape the city and head to rural Guatape, outside of Medellin, for an idyllic day in this stunning lake district.
AFTERNOON: Wander the cobblestone streets of this charming and colorful town and learn the historical significance of the area.
EVENING: Commemorate your time in Medellin at a dinner selection of your choosing from our highly curated Medellin Travel Guide.
MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast + Lunch
EXPERIENCES INCLUDED: Private transport and tour of Guatape with a local host.
DEPART: The "city of eternal spring" feeling inspired and emboldened by its complex history and progressive and bright future.
MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast
EXPERIENCES INCLUDED: Private transport to the airport
Who Is This Trip For?
This trip is for the traveler who has an adventurous spirit, is looking to squeeze the most out of their time in Medellin, and cares about making the world a better place through responsible tourism. The trip is filled with experiences that allow you to be immersed in the varied cultures of Colombia. This traveler is open minded, inherently curious, and enjoys indulging in the moment. This trip is for the traveler who finds joy in stepping outside of their comfort zone, loves trying new things, and is excited to explore a culture completely different from their own. While El Camino Travel provides a high level of customer service, our traveler is someone who is easy-going and amenable to change in the diverse and unpredictable landscape of travel in Latin America.
Our adventurous style of group travel is not for everyone. Please read carefully through the itinerary and the above description to ensure that you are booking a trip that fits your comfort level.
Accommodations will be customized according to the travelers preference. The pricing of $1,200 per person includes accommodation for a three star classic hotel that has been vetted by our team. We have additional accommodation suggestions for those that want to be upgraded to four star or who may be traveling in a group and would rather rent a private house for an additional price. Whatever our recommendation may be according to your preference, we promise we chose these locations because we love them with all our heart and soul and because they pass the El Camino standard of customer service with flying colors.
We seek more boutique and unique accommodations with plenty of charm and character, ones that provide a worthwhile experience. Most importantly,
these places stay true to our ethos of local immersion. Please do not expect our recommendations to be hotels like Hilton, Marriott, or other large corporate and standard hotels.We assure you that your accommodations will be clean, safe, and well-maintained.
Pricing and Payment
The trip starts at $1,200 per person (minimum of two people), but can change slightly (both increase and decrease) depending on the number in the group and accommodations selected. To get an exact quote please start by filling out this form and someone from our team will get back to you within 24 business hours. A deposit of $400 per person is due at the time of booking. Final payment for private trips are due no later than 60 days prior to departure.
A non-refundable deposit of $400 per person is required at time of booking to secure your trip. Full payment is required 60 days before departure date.
If you decide to cancel your trip, the following fees apply and are due when we receive notice of your cancellation:
61+ days prior to departure: $400 per person deposit
31 to 60 days prior to departure: 50% of the total trip cost is non-refundable
0 to 30 days prior to departure: 100% of the trip cost is non-refundable
We strongly recommend you purchase comprehensive travel insurance at the time of booking, that includes cancellation coverage so you are protected financially in case anything comes up that prevents you from joining your trip.
Fair warning, you are going to see the phrase "highly curated" over and over again. We just REALLY want you to know that we are keeping tabs on everything that is hip, interesting, and up and coming in our Colombia travel destinations. A lot of our recommendations cannot be found in any of the travel round ups or the most prestigious media outlets. Katalina works closely with a network of local tastemakers to stay ahead of them and thus, so do you.
OUR PRIVATE ITINERARIES INCLUDE:
- Highly curated selection of accommodations for every destination
- Private transport to and from airports
- Private transport for all activities
- Immersive travel experiences led by charismatic local hosts
- Restaurant selections from a highly curated list of locations
- Highly curated list for shopping and night life experiences
- A frequently updated Colombian Travel Guide including additional information and fun resources to get excited and prepared for your upcoming adventure
- Airfare in and out of the country
- Mandatory Travel Insurance
- Incidental Expenses
- Alcohol except where noted
- Tips for local hosts