Take A Bite
Out Of Colombia

Indulge Yourself On This Seriously Tasty Foodie Expedition Through Colombia’s Culinary Highlights

Overview

From scintillating ceviche and freaky fruits to farm-fresh produce and game-changing cuisine, Colombia is fast establishing itself as one of the Latin America’s most exciting and dynamic food destinations.

In collaboration with some of Colombia’s most revered gastronomical experts, This Is Colombia, has hand-crafted this unique gourmand trail which exhibits the best of Colombia’s cultural intricacies on a plate.

Sink your teeth into Colombia on a journey through the country’s most delicious regions—Bogota, the Coffee Zone and Colombia's Caribbean coast.

Trip Details

Who will like it

Travelers with curious tongues whose dream is to taste their way around the world. You’ve done France, Italy and Peru, now you’re ready to sample a rogue newcomer in the culinary stakes.

Trip length

8 nights, 9 days

Cost

From $2,500 per person

From $3,250 per person (high season)

Lowdown

Day 1

Travel to Bogotá

Arrive in Bogotá and get settled into your luxury hotel, selected by our travel specialists to suit your needs. Whether you’re traveling solo, or in a large group, Colombia’s ‘capital of cool’ has something for everyone. Discover Colombia’s metropolis on foot with a local insider. Get the backstory on La Candelaria, the picturesque colonial district and marvel at the Spanish architecture, well-preserved plazas and jaw-dropping street art murals.

After clocking up your fitbit quota for the day, treat yourself to a traditional pick-me-up of fresh farm cheese, warm bread and hot chocolate at La Puerta Falsa, an Alice-in-Wonderland-sized eatery with a recipe book going back 200 years.

Day 2

Explore the Capital

Set your alarm and head out early for a market tour to Paloquemao, at the heart of Bogota’s rich food chain. Watch in awe as chefs and locals scramble for the freshest pickings of fruit and veg and sample some delicacies for yourself. For dinner, awaken your tastebuds at Harry Sasson, a trailblazer restaurant that’s put Colombia on the foodie map

Day 3

Quindío, Coffee Region

Depart Bogota and head to the south of Colombia’s hypnotic coffee region, Quindío. Melt your stresses away in the scenic surrounds of Hacienda Bambusa, a farm retreat with with an eco-friendly heart. Learn about farm-to-plate culture and fill your boots with hearty and wholesome meals made fresh by local chefs. In the afternoon, you’ll have the opportunity to get lost in the aromas of Colombian coffee at San Alberto farm, where you’ll learn about the growing process from bean to brew

Day 4

Cocora Valley / Salento

Hike through Cocora Valley, a serene cloud forrest with exotic birds, flora and fauna and a spectacular tree climax. A well-earned lunch at Helena Adentro—a charming restaurant which focuses on local providers, ingredients and traditional cooking techniques—will lift your spirits no end before you set off once again to your third and final destination, Cartagena

Day 5

Cartagena

Welcome to Colombia’s jewel of the Caribbean. Steeped in history, this postcard-perfect colonial city has become a haven for gourmands and culture vultures. You’ll have the chance to get stuck right in to the culinary treats, with lunch at culinary bastion, La Cocina de Pepina, and a tasty ceviche and cocktail tour with a foodie insider in the evening

Day 6

San Basilio de Palenque

Gain first-hand experience on how history, culture and food intertwine in Colombia with a traditional cook out in a local home in Palenque, a small village 90 minutes away from Cartagena. Small yet mighty, it’s home to the proud descendants of the first settlement of slaves in the Americas. After gaining an education to the Afro-Caribbean backstory of the country, return to the city where another homemade feast awaits you. This time it’s a 7-course menu from game-changing chefs, Jaime Rodriguez and Sebastián Pinzón. Prepared to be left speechless by a cutting-edge tasting encounter with Colombian cuisine in a hush-hush setting

Day 7

La Boquilla Cartagena

Seafood is king in the Caribbean, and you’ll have the chance to understand exactly why when you join local fishermen for their daily catch of the day at La Boquilla, a fishing village north of the city. After returning back to the city in the afternoon, your own culinary skills will be put to the test when you learn how to cook some home-grown favorites with an hecho en casa feel at one of the city’s top restaurants

Plan your Trip

Eat your way through Colombia. Contact us to curate your foodie-inspired vacation

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