Visit the spectacular Caribbean coast of Colombia with this tour designed to show you the best of this region. You will visit places you will never forget like Cabo de la vela, Los Flamencos nature sanctuary, Tayrona national park, Cartagena and Mompox. This is a perfect plan for travelers looking for adventure, fun rides and sunny days on the beach.
Early morning, we will leave Bucaramanga to start our exciting 8 hours ride to Valledupar. It will be a challenging first day that will give you a glance of the beauty of Colombia. We will be staying in a comfortable hotel in the center of the city.
Today we will be heading to the northern tip of South America. This little town up north of the coast of Colombia is off the beaten track for tourists. Cabo de la Vela offers a breathtaking landscape in the desert. Get ready for few hours of riding in unpaved roads to have the pleasure to enjoy the unique views of this part of Colombia and to be in this famous and beautiful desert.
We will visit an amazing wildlife reserve. The Los flamencos nature sanctuary is a great place to spot flamencos and all kinds of different birds. We will be staying in cabanas at the park.
Today we will be heading to one of the best parks in Colombia, where nature and archaeology meet in a single place. The beaches here are amongst the best in Colombia. Take your time to relax on the beach, but if you want to have some adventure, explore the place by doing some hiking.
Spend the day exploring the park and doing your favorite activities. Tayrona is 15.000 acres along the coastline and has over 300 bird species and 770 plant species. It is also a great place to spot sea turtles and swim with fishes next to the shore while doing some snorkel. If you prefer to explore the jungle, there are also many hiking trails to discover. Tayrona is a perfect destination to spend to relax and enjoy the coast of Colombia.
We will wake up early for a long and fun ride to Cartagena. . The historical city of Cartagena and its beautiful historical center attract thousands of tourists every year and is the most visited place in Colombia The colorful colonial architecture in the old town -declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site- is a great place to be surrounded by while having a coffee or a delicious fresh juice in an old style plaza. Being in Cartagena is recalling the old times when conquers arrived and slavery was abolished back in the 19th century. On the way, we can take a mud bath at the Tolumo volcano.
Enjoy the day on your own to fall in love with one of the most beautiful colonial cities of South America. Cartagena is for tourists on any budget but food, drinks and nights out can become pricey even for foreigners. Our traveler´s experts will be happy to assist you if you want to do some activities on the day.
We will leave early morning to visit the archipelago Islas del Rosario. Get ready to spend a great day in the sea surrounded by coral reefs, enjoying delicious seafood and relaxing on the beach. You have the chance to visit the aquarium (pass not included in the tour). We will be back in Cartagena around 5pm.
The road to Tolu is incredible and you will enjoy every moment of it. This place is also off the beaten track for travelers. Tolu is a laid-back town where you can introduce yourself in the calm and relax lifestyle of the small towns of the coast of Colombia. We stay in a family run hostel with a great atmosphere. The owners can give you mountain bikes to ride around town.
This is a free day so you can have time to do your favorite activities. Beaches are nice, with clear water and without the crowd you may find sometimes in Santa Marta or Cartagena. Don’t miss the chance to take a boat trip to the incredible archipelago of San Bernando, a paradise of coral islands and diving, an exciting natural place to practice some water sports while having a relax day on the beach.
It will be a fun ride to Mompox. We will leave the Caribbean behind us and head into the wetlands of Colombia, driving along the mighty river Magdalena to Yati. From Yati we will take a ferry to Mompox. The route will be one of the highlights of this journey, so don´t forget to take lots of pictures. We will be at the hostel at around 5pm.
Enjoy the day on your own in Mompox. If you enjoy jewelry shopping and love traditional furniture, you will spend some time (and money) in this lovely location. This is a lovely town to get lost. Churches, parks and plazas reflect the nostalgia of the old days of the town. The main streets are surrounded by beautiful architectural structures, which invite tourists to spend time taking fabulous pictures.
The tour will finish with an exciting 8 hours ride to Bucaramanga. Enjoy the last day of your adventure in Colombia! We can make arrangements for you once we arrive to Bucaramanga if you decided to stay longer or to plan another trip. In the evening we will enjoy our last dinner together.
Duration: 13 days/12 nights
Days on the road: 10
Tour distance (approximately): 1200km
Cost per rider on 150cc AKT motorbike: 2000euro
Upgrade to 180cc AKT MOTORBIKE: 150euro
Starting & ending point: Bucaramanga
Valid driver’s license with motorbike endorsement
One year minimum
The tour does not include:
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