Traveling in Colombia

Colombia has created a “buzz” of attention in the travel industry over the last decade and was named Travel Zoo’s top five “wow” destinations for 2013 and National Geographic’s “hottest travel destination of 2012”. While in Bogota check out the Gold Museum or if you are interested in street art, sign up for the Graffiti Tour that runs every day at 10am. During school holidays you will have an opportunity to travel and explore other parts of Colombia. Take this opportunity to visit Cartagena, located on the Caribbean Sea, it is Colombia’s second-oldest city. Take a mud bath in the Totumo Volcano near Cartagena or learn Salsa in Cali. Mystery seekers can trek through the jungles, hills and rivers of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to reach the 1,200+ rock steps that lead you to the “Lost City” of Teyuna. This ancient capital city of the Tayrona civilization is believed to date back to AD 800. If you are looking for adventure check out the Chicamocha Canyon in Santander – it is approximately 2 kilometers deep, 227 kilometers long and 264 hectares in size – start with a rappel at the entrance and end with an exciting jump into the void inside the cave!