A Taste Of Colombia
Hosted by Chef Fonzo

Cartagena, Bogota, Coffee Triangle
April 13 - 20, 2024 | Rooms Available
September 28 - October 05, 2024 | Rooms Available
7 Nights
Starting at $5,487 /person

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3 Home bases
3 Destinations
Moderate
Activity level
Premium
Service level
Group size : 10
3 Home bases
3 Destinations
Group size : 10
Colombia By Art In Voyage

Embark on a captivating Colombian journey through three distinct locales led by Art In Voyages' Chef Kevin Fonzo. Begin in Cartagena, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its well-preserved colonial architecture and vibrant street life. Move to Bogotá, where modernity meets colonial charm, and then dive into the lush landscapes of the Coffee Triangle, exploring emerald-green plantations and charming towns like Salento. Along the way, delve in Colombian culinary, coffee and spirits tradition with hands-on cooking and mixology classes. This journey promises a kaleidoscope of Colombian experiences, from urban energy to serene landscapes and coastal charm, that will linger in your memory.

What is Included

Nights
3 nights at our luxury villa in Cartagena

2 nights at our 5 star hotel in Bogota

2 nights at our 5 star hotel in the Coffee Triangle

Meals
Daily traditional breakfasts

5 lunches

5 dinners

Open bar at our villa in Cartagena

Activities
Private guided tours in Cartagena and Bogota

Two cooking classes

One mixology class

Salsa cancing lesson

Coffee farm experience and tasting

Full day boating with open bar on board

One experience of choice in the Coffee Triangle

One 60-minute massage

And More
Private airport transfers (Cartagena/Peirera)

Services of an AIV host throughout

Luxury air conditionned transportation throughout

All taxes

Highlights

Culinary Diversity and Fusion

Colombian cuisine stands out for its remarkable diversity, blending indigenous, Spanish, and African influences. From coastal seafood dishes like ceviche and coconut rice to hearty Andean specialties such as ajiaco (potato and chicken soup), Colombian food offers a fascinating fusion of flavors and ingredients. This culinary diversity provides a delicious journey for food enthusiasts eager to explore the country's rich gastronomic tapestry.

Vibrant Culture and Rich History

Colombia boasts a rich cultural heritage shaped by its indigenous roots, Spanish colonization, and Afro-Caribbean influences. Travelers can explore the colorful streets of cities like Cartagena, known for its well-preserved colonial architecture, or immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere of Bogotá, the capital. The warmth of the Colombian people, coupled with their love for music, dance, and festivals, creates an unforgettable cultural experience for those seeking to connect with the heart and soul of the country.

Itinerary

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner
|The itinerary as presented may need to be modified from time to time to address possible logistical and weather challenges.
The itinerary as presented may need to be modified from time to time to address possible logistical and weather challenges.
Welcome to Colombia

Day 1- Welcome to Colombia

Day 1 : Welcome to Colombia

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Welcome to Cartagena where your host and local partners greet you in our private villa with local cocktails and smiles. After settling in your quarters, and maybe a jump in the pool, we have organized a 60-minute massage in the comfort of our home, followed by a lovely dinner prepared by our local Chef and your host. It will be paired with some of Central and South America's best wines.

Mouth Watering Exploration

Day 2- Mouth Watering Exploration

Day 2 : Mouth Watering Exploration

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After a lovely breakfast made to order at the villa, we begin our exploration of the town. Jump on your bikes (worry not, it is very flat) for a private guided tour of Cartagena's history. Along the way, we stop at local markets, and we follow this adventure with a hands-on cooking class at one of the local chef's. After a late lunch, we continue our exploration through a mixology class. The rest of the day and your evening are at leisure, with your host recommendations.

Coastal Pleasures

Day 3- Coastal Pleasures

Day 3 : Coastal Pleasures

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Today, we take on the local islands and beautiful beaches of the Cartagena area. After a short drive to the dock, we board our very own Catamaran for a full day exploring the Rosario Islands. This chain of beautiful islands offers crystal-clear waters, great sandy beaches, and plenty of fun under the sun. A picnic will be organized and while sailing with us, enjoy open bar on board. Tonight, dinner is served at the property, and paired with regional wines.

Off to Bogota we go

Day 4- Off to Bogota we go

Day 4 : Off to Bogota we go

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An early morning flight is taking us to Bogota for the second part of our journey. After settling at our property, we are met by our local guide for a private journey through the captivating streets of Bogotá, which includes stops at local gems where we enjoy a taste of Bogota through samples at what the town has best to offer. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure with your hosts and our concierge's recommendation. Tonight, we regroup for a lovely dinner at Bogota's only Michelin-starred restaurant, paired with regional wines.

A taste of Bogota..and Salsa

Day 5- A taste of Bogota..and Salsa

Day 5 : A taste of Bogota..and Salsa

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After spending the early morning at leisure (or sleeping in), we take you on a walk through the markets with our local Chef. During our expedition, we enjoy a coffee tasting where you learn about the country's famous brews. We continue the day with a hands-on cooking class followed by a lovely lunch. We end our Bogota exploration with Salsa dancing lessons and demonstrations. Tonight, dinner is at leisure with your host's best recommendations.

Coffee and Jungle scenery

Day 6- Coffee and Jungle scenery

Day 6 : Coffee and Jungle scenery

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Our last leg on this journeys brings us to the Coffee Triangle where we embark on an adventure through the lush landscapes of the jungle. Here, we will be discovering the secrets behind Colombia's world-renowned coffee production, acknowledged as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At a local farmer's estate, we learn about the history of coffee, delve into some tasting and enjoy lunch on site prepared by locals. Our day ends at the property where guests can indulge in a spa treatment, or simply relax before dinner is served.

Day at leisure

Day 7- Day at leisure

Day 7 : Day at leisure

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Todays program will be customized to each guests’ preferences. One activity of choice is included in your package, however, our concierge team would be delighted to incorporate more experiences upon request. From wildlife hiking discovery, to waterfalls, from horse-riding, mountain biking or learning more about coffee making and plantations to wellness/spa treatments, we will make sure there is something for everyone to enjoy. Our farewell dinner is served at the property, and paired with regional wines..and coffee!

Must we say goodbye?

Day 8- Must we say goodbye?

Day 8 : Must we say goodbye?

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After a traditional breakfast at the property, you are transferred to the airport based on your selected flights. Yes, we must bid farewell for the time being, yet, you may extend with a few additional nights in Medellin, or beyond Colombia. Our travel experts would be delighted to assist in creating the perfect extension for you.

Accommodations

Cartagena Villa

Casa Castillo

Colombia

This newly renovated 8500 ft mansion is fully equipped and puts you steps from the famous clock tower and delicious restaurants the old city has to offer. The house comes with a full time butler, cook,and security. You will love the private pool, rooftop jacuzzi, expansive living and dining room at this amazing house!

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This newly renovated 8500 ft mansion is fully equipped and puts you steps from the famous clock tower and delicious restaurants the old city has to offer. The house comes with a full time butler, cook,and security. You will love the private pool, rooftop jacuzzi, expansive living and dining room at this amazing house!

Destination - Historic district rooftops church La Candelaria
Bogota

Four Seasons Hotel Bogota

Bogota, Colombia

The energy and creativity of Colombia’s capital city are best experienced with a stay at Four Seasons Hotel Bogotá. In the buzzing Zona Rosa area, find yourself just steps away from the city’s best shopping, nightlife and cafés, then come back to settle in at our intimate, modern Hotel, where contemporary elegance is found everywhere from the spacious suites to the perfectly poured Colombian espresso.

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The energy and creativity of Colombia’s capital city are best experienced with a stay at Four Seasons Hotel Bogotá. In the buzzing Zona Rosa area, find yourself just steps away from the city’s best shopping, nightlife and cafés, then come back to settle in at our intimate, modern Hotel, where contemporary elegance is found everywhere from the spacious suites to the perfectly poured Colombian espresso.

Bio Habitat Hotel

Pereira, Colombia

This Eco-hotel located in the Pereira mountains is the ideal place to connect nature and mates, enjoying the sunset in a neat rooftop with a magical architectural design. Inspired in the regions of Colombia and surround for native forests, this hotel of 12 shelters, was created taking care of each detail until fuse the houses with the environment. With especial care of the architecture, Bio-Habitat has achieved blend in the...

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This Eco-hotel located in the Pereira mountains is the ideal place to connect nature and mates, enjoying the sunset in a neat rooftop with a magical architectural design. Inspired in the regions of Colombia and surround for native forests, this hotel of 12 shelters, was created taking care of each detail until fuse the houses with the environment. With especial care of the architecture, Bio-Habitat has achieved blend in the 16.000 mt2 of forest property at the highest point of the mountain, using sustainable materials with state-of-the-art construction methods that recreate the flow of nature without affecting it. The hotel restaurant mixes the gastronomy of different regions to guarantee a complete experience of Colombian discovering. The food of the mountains and the sea find a place to satisfy the most demanding palates.

Your Host

Chef Kevin Fonzo
Chef Kevin Fonzo
Executive Chef
Senior Journey Director

On Offer

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Cartagena Villa
Cartagena Villa
Bogota | Deluxe Room w/views
Bogota | Deluxe Room w/views
Coffee Triangle | Master Suite w/pool
Coffee Triangle | Master Suite w/pool

Coffee Deluxe Package

$5,487 /person
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $750/person due at time of booking
Final balance due: 90 days before departure

What is Included

Nights
3 nights at our luxury villa in Cartagena

2 nights at our 5 star hotel in Bogota

2 nights at our 5 star hotel in the Coffee Triangle

Meals
Daily traditional breakfasts

5 lunches

5 dinners

Open bar at our villa in Cartagena

Activities
Private guided tours in Cartagena and Bogota

Two cooking classes

One mixology class

Salsa cancing lesson

Coffee farm experience and tasting

Full day boating with open bar on board

One experience of choice in the Coffee Triangle

One 60-minute massage

And More
Private airport transfers (Cartagena/Peirera)

Services of an AIV host throughout

Luxury air conditionned transportation throughout

All taxes

Add-Ons and Extension

Four Seasons Bogota | Gran Premier Room

Upgrade to a Grand Premier - Bogota

$213 /person
Spice it up in bogota with an upgrade for 2 nights in a Grand Premier room
Four Seasons Bogota | Executive Suite

Upgrade to a Executive Suite Fireplace in Bogota

$470 /person
Indulge in bogota with an upgrade for 2 nights in an Executive Suite with fireplace
Bio Habitat | Grand Master Suite

Upgrade to a Grand Master Suite in the Coffee Triangle

$200 /person
Spice it up in the Coffee Triangle with an upgrade for 2 nights in a Grand Master Suite at the Bio Habitat

Important Information

Good to know
All listed activities are optional in attendance. Additional daily trips and excursions may be arranged with our Concierge for a small supplement.

On occasion, the itinerary may need to be altered to traffic and weather-related requirements. In such case, we will do our very best to limit the inconvenience caused and replace, if needed, the experiences with ones of similar value.

International flights to and from Colombia may be arranged through Art In Voyage.

Travel insurance is recommended
Smallprint

Our day-to-day itinerary may, from time to time and prior to departure, need to be altered or slightly modified to address possible unforeseen logistical and weather challenges. In such rare instances, Art In Voyage guarantees delivery of the content of the itinerary yet, in a different order.

All listed retreats (hotels, villas, and barges) are, at times, subject to changes. In such rare instances, similar or higher standards will be upheld.

Travel insurance, once purchased, goes into effect upon payment of the premium. You have 15 days from that date to cancel it. Beyond 15 days, it becomes non-refundable/non-cheangeable/non-transferrable.

In case of a cancelation at more than 90 days prior to departure, your deposit will be returned minus a $500 per person administrative fee.

In case of a cancelation within the penalty period: Find a replacement at least 30 days prior to departure and your journey will be fully refunded, minus a $500 per person administrative fee.

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