In Medellin, witness the elaborate displays of the Feria de Las Flores and experience the festive atmosphere of the ‘City of Eternal Spring’. Wander the historic heart of Bogota, Colombia’s cosmopolitan city filled with cafes, museums and old churches. Travel into the serene highlands of Colombia’s coffee country, discovering the secrets of the industry with a stay on a coffee estancia. From the World Heritage-listed Old Town to the maze of the colourful, chaotic Bazurto Market, discover how Cartagena is a place to feel as much as do
Like a green shoot emerging from the earth, Colombia has put its past as a no-go zone of Pablo Escobar and cartels behind it to blossom into one of South America’s most exciting up and coming destinations. Join Peregrine for a special trip that shows off the verdant side of this beautiful country, spending extended time in Medellin during its famed flower festival. Begin by discovering the colonial heart of Bogota, then travel into the heart of coffee country and Salento, before spending time on a coffee plantation in the lush Cocora Valley. Once notorious for a reputation built on the coca plant, Colombia has longer had renown as an exporter of live flowers. You will travel to Medellin, a centre of the trade, and see a flower festival held since 1957 – the Feria de Las Flores – and witness the spectacular parade of silleteros. Finish with the chance to embrace the Caribbean coast from the beautiful walled old town of Cartagena. This trip is the perfect chance to be a part of one of south America’s most unique and colourful festivals, as well as spend time with the locals that make Colombia one of the world’s friendliest countries.