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Colombia Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Colombia

Morning
  • The Under30Experiences team will meet you at the airport and after meeting all our new friends, we’ll take included transportation to our boutique accommodations within the Old City walls.
Afternoon
  • Explore San Diego neighborhood in Cartagena and indulge in world renowned Colombian coffee.
  • Enjoy a private walking tour around Cartagena.
  • Catch the sunset from the top of Cartagena’s historic walls.
Evening
  • Enjoy your first dinner in Colombia as you take in your adventurous day.
  • Experience the famous Colombian nightlife or relax in our cozy hotel.

Day 2

Palenque African Settlement

Morning
  • Fresh breakfast will be waiting for you at our hotel in the morning.
  • Take included transportation to San Basilio de Palenque  - one of the most unique places in the world.
Afternoon
  • Experience the culture of Palenqueros as we take a private tour of the first freed slave settlement in the Americas.
  • Enjoy a traditional home cooked meal in Palenque.
  • Return to Cartagena and have free time to explore. Under30Experiences staff will give you some suggestions based on your interests.
Evening
  • Dinner out in Cartagena.
  • Optional night out to practice your Salsa dancing with local Colombians!

Day 3

Beaches of Colombia

Morning
  • After breakfast, we'll take included private transportation to visit Playa Blanca.
  • Playa Blanca is a beautiful white sand beach with crystal blue water at the Caribbean side. 
  • Enjoy the tropical weather while you soak up the sun!
Afternoon
  • Enjoy lunch right on the beach.
  • Take advantage of several optional activities available at Playa Blanca like parasailing, banana boats, and private boat tours.
  • Jump into the water before you head back to Cartagena.
Evening
  • Dinner out in Cartagena and another opportunity to show off your dancing skills!

Day 4

Explore Cartagena

Morning
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Explore Fort San Felipe, considered the greatest Spanish fortress of all time.
  • Walk around Plaza de Inquisición, the Torre del Reloj, and the bohemian neighborhood of Getsemani.
Afternoon
  • After lunch, tackle any last minute souvenir shopping and explore the places you still have on your list (U30X staff is happy to provide suggestions)
Evening
  • Enjoy your final dinner in Cartagena
  • This is your last night to dance, so you better get after it!
  • Enjoy time with your new travel buddies and plan to stay in touch

Day 5

Relaxation & Departure

Morning
  • After sipping your last Colombian coffee and enjoying breakfast, make any final purchases from the local street vendors.
  • Say goodbye to your fellow adventure travelers and plan to keep in touch with the Under30Experiences community back home

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