Jump on over to Medellin, the land of eternal spring because of its delightful year round weather and flowers that always seem to be in bloom. The city lies in a narrow valley that is surrounded by peaks in all directions adding to Medellin’s attractiveness. But if that’s not enough for you, it’s also the fashion and shopping capital of Colombia and claims to have the most fashionable and beautiful people. Medellin has great eateries, museums and is home to 20 or more sculptures from Fernando Botero, a famous Colombian artist.
When it’s time to party and dance, few cities in the world can keep up with Cali. Salsa, Salsa, Salsa! This city dances day and night and if you’re looking to learn, there is no better place. The nightlife is off the charts here and one of the best ways to club hop is aboard a party bus known locally as a Chiva. When your feet can’t take anymore and you have seen the sun rise too many times from the night before, relax at Cali’s many great restaurants, museums, galleries and shops. Looking for a great day trip out of the hustle and bustle? Head to the famous “white city” of Popayan, a charming Colonial village where all the buildings are white. Spend the day strolling the streets and plazas enjoying architecture from the 15th century.
Need to get your buzz on? It’s time to drink some of the world’s best coffee in Colombia’s “Triangulo del Café.” In the Coffee Triangle you will discover lush landscapes, quaint villages, endless coffee plantations and authentic family style haciendas with time honored traditions. Learn about the steps that coffee goes through from planting, harvesting, picking, drying and roasting until it’s brewed for your morning cup of joe. Sit back, relax and enjoy!
Want adventure? Colombia has plenty of that waiting for you. Trek up the snow-capped peak of El Cocuy. That’s right, they have snow-capped mountains in Colombia! You can also whitewater raft and kayak down the rapids, paraglide over deep canyons, head underground and explore the many caves, rappel down a waterfall, zip-line over the forest, snorkel or scuba dive in the clear waters of the Pacific and Caribbean and on and on! You get the point. There is so much to do in Colombia! Let us help plan your escape to Colombia and remember, “the only risk is wanting to stay!”