Things to Do in Colombia
When it comes to deciding what to do in Colombia there are a few things to consider. Firstly, where you want to go in Colombia, secondly when you’ll be in Colombia and of course what your interests are! If you’re not sure where to start then do have a look through our Colombia tours, these pull together some fantastic Colombia attractions into an enjoyable trip. We have different interest based, duration and group based (couple, family etc.) options to choose from.
Scott Dunn’s Colombia highlights are: Head to World Heritage-listed Cartagena and wander the gorgeous flower-filled colonial streets that inspired Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Combine relaxation and a little gentle exploration in Colombia's coffee lands, where you can learn all about the world's best coffee. Colombia’s capital, Bogota, is filled with history, beautiful architecture and cobbled streets, and is a good base for visiting wonders such as the Salt Cathedral. Contact us to chat through the best things to do in Colombia and start planning your trip there.
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Full day excursion to El Peñol and Guatapé
Best for: Culture
Medellin sits surrounded by the picturesque landscapes of Antioquia, which are dotted with lakes and mountains. Head to Guatapé on the outskirts of Medellin to climb the Peñol Rock, which boasts incredible views over Antioquia's countryside.
Gardens of Pijao Experience
Bogota & surrounds, Colombia
Best for: Culture, Wildlife
Enjoy a cultural tour to Pijao, one of the first Slow Cities in Latin America. Learn about the local history, as well as engaging with the locals of the town, with this exclusive experience that has guest meeting local families.
Literary Tour of Cartagena
Best for: Culture, Couples
Enjoy a tour of the colourful city of old town Cartagena, through the eyes and palate of one of its greatest artists, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Best known for his book 100 years of solitude, Gabriel was a winner of the Nobel prize for literature.
Private guided tour to the salt cathedral of Zipaquira
Bogota & surrounds, Colombia
Explore the fascinating salt cathedral of Zipaquira on this half day private tour. Accompanied by your guide, head underground following a series of tunnels to explore the impressive construction of this unique cathedral, still used today to worship.
Private Helicopter Tour of the Lost City
Best for: Adventure, Off the beaten track
Departing from Cartagena, enjoy a private helicopter experience, soaring over remote corners of Colombia and the beautiful ruins of 'The Lost City', or 'Ciudad Perdida', one of the most important urban centres of the ancient Tayrona culture.
Rosario Islands by Private Yacht
Best for: Beach, Cruise
Island hop on a private yacht around the beautiful Rosario Islands located one hour from Cartagena. The natural landscapes, crystal clear water and coral reefs, home to diverse flora and fauna, are the main attraction, plus great snorkelling & kayaking.