MAGICAL CANO CRISTALES

Adventure in Caño Cristales, takes you through Bogota and La Macarena. Deep in the Sierra de la Macarena Mountain range in the wilderness of Meta, Colombia lies a hidden place where magic still exists. Rare and bountiful wildlife populate an incredibly diverse ecosystem that, for a few months out of the year, gives rise to one of the most fascinating natural wonders on Earth – the Caño Cristales liquid rainbow. According to native legends, the Caño Cristales river escaped from paradise to wander among the mountains and prairies that make up this incredible region of South America. It has been called the rainbow river, the river of five colors, and a natural wonder of the world. Keep reading to discover the magic of this remote and unique destination in Colombia.

Day 1: Bogota  (- / - / -)

Welcome and assistance at El Dorado International Airport. Transfer to the Hotel and Check in.

Panoramic City Tour in Bogotá.

In the afternoon we'll start a Panoramic City Tour through the historical center of Bogota also called “La

Candelaria”. We'll visit the Gold Museum where we will see nearly 34,000 pre-Hispanic gold pieces and

more than 25,000 pre-Columbian objects. Afterwards we will visit the Casa de la Moneda and Museo

Botero where art pieces of the master Fernando Botero are exhibited. Botero is a Colombian artist

internationally recognized in different artistic techniques such as painting, drawing, and sculpting. Tour will end with a panoramic visit to Plaza Bolivar (the Prime Cathedral, the House of Nariño, The Liévano palace and The Palace of Justice). In the afternoon return to the Hotel.

Overnight in Bogota

Day 2: Bogotá - La Macarena  (B / L / D)

Breakfast in the Hotel. Transfer to the International Airport El Dorado to take a Charter flight (Included) to La Macarena. The meeting at the airport is at 05:00 a.m. the flight is about a hour. Arrival to the

municipality of La Macarena and induction talk in charge of the municipal authorities, transfer to the

assigned lodging, a room will be assigned to change clothes and storing luggage; You will visit one of the

alteños places in Caño Cristales according to the permissions of the authorities, the viewpoint "Caño de

Piedra", "Caño Cristalitos" o "Rio Bajo" (lunch during the activity).

Note: it is essential that this Tour starts on Thursdays or Saturdays, due to flight connections

Overnight in La Macarena

Day 3: La Macarena    (B / L / D)

Breakfast in the Hotel. Beginning of the journey with a 20-minute boat ride on the Guayabero River

enjoying the scenery, then we changed Pickups 4x4 and leave in a 20-minute trip to Cajuche Spring. The

footpath assigned by Coormacarena or National Parks will be visited according to permission

Typical lunch (Included) which is taken during the walk and will be wrapped in banana leaves “Bijaos

“Return to the Urban Center of La Macarena, in the same way as we entered the area. Integration Night:

Folkloric shows and Gastronomy of the Region. Typical Music and dance will be performed by the young

people of the area and the tourists. Dinner (Included).

Overnight in La Macarena

Day 4: La Macarena  (B / L / D)

Footpath of the Mountainous area of La Macarena (Caño Cristales)

Breakfast in the Hotel. Beginning of the journey with a 20-minute boat ride on the Guayabero River

enjoying the scenery, then we changed Pickups 4x4 and leave in a 30-minute trip to Cajuche Spring. We

will visit the path assigned by Coormacarena or National Parks according to permission. Lunch (Included) in the walk wrapped in banana leaves "Bijaos" Return to the urban area of La Macarena, in the same way that Caño Cristales was entered. Dinner (Included).

Overnight in La Macarena

Day 5: La Macarena – Bogotá   (B / L / -)

Breakfast in the Hotel. We will visit one of the Alteño places in Caño Cristales according to the permits of

the authorities, the viewpoint, Caño Piedra, Caño Cristalitos or Rio Bajo (Lunch Included)

Transfer to La Macarena Airport to take a Charter Flight (Included). The time of departure is between 12:00p.m. to 5:00 p.m. towards the City of Bogota. Welcome and assistance at El Dorado International Airport. Transfer to the Hotel and Check in.

Overnight in Bogota

Day 6: Bogota  (B / - / -)

Breakfast in the Hotel. According to the itinerary of flight to your city of origin you'll be transferred to the El Dorado International Airport.

Inclusions:

· Roundtrip Airport Transfers

· 5nts Accommodation in First Class Hotels with daily breakfast

· Excursions as outlined in the program with entrance tickets

· Caño Cristales Tax (Airport Tax, Contingency Plan, Entrance Natural National Parks, Entrance Municipality).

· Domestic Air Ticket Bogota/La Macarena /Bogota

· Meals are indicated in the itinerary

· Permanent assistance

Exclusions:

· International Airfare

· Entrance to non-mentioned sites

· Services and meals non-mentioned in the itinerary. Drinks

· Early check-in, late check-out, and extra services in the hotel

· Personal Expenses and Tips