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Crossing Frontiers Tour: Discover Venezuela And Colombia

Country: Venezuela
City: Venezuela-colombia
Duration: 13 Day(s) - 12 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Discover the magnificent Orinoco Delta in Venezuelan Guyana, the highest waterfall in the world in Canaima National Park, visit in the southwest of Venezuela the typical Maracaibo at the shores of the biggest lake in South America with the same name, cross the frontier with Colombia in all-terrain vehicles (depending on group size), and arrive to the enjoyable Colombian Caribbean sea side, discover the historical Cartagena and the noble Bogota…


13 Days / 12 Nights

Day 1: Bogota

Arrival to Bogota.Assistance at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 2: Bogota (B)

Breakfast. Visit of Bogotá, Cosmopolitan and modern city that mixes its  historical background with the modern era. Discover the historical center, the Bolivar Square, The Primada Cathedral, the National Capitol. The Nariño Palace, the Gold Museum and the Bolivar’s Maison. Overnight in Bogota.

Day 3. Salt Cathedral (B)

This day you will take a excursion to the Salt Cathedral. This excursion conduce you to cross the Bogotá Plateau through the residential town of Zipaquira, where an underground salt cathedral is reached through a tunnel in the salt mine. Its altars and stations of the Cross are carved into the salt rock. Continue to the beautiful colonial town of new Guatavita, built in 1968 in the ancient style of the old Guatavita. Overnight in Bogota

Day 4: Bogota-Cartagena (B)

Transfer to the Airport, flight to Cartagena Visit of this colonial city declared by UNESCO as Patrimony of Humanity. Privileged geographic position, the warm and hospitality of its people, the streets and plazas with the stone walls and the historical and colonial monuments of the city that give an unforgettable experience. Panoramic overview of the city. Overnight.

Day 5: Cartagena (B)

Breakfast. Day at leisure to discover walking the historical and colonial city of Cartagena. Overnight.

Day 6. Cartagena – Rosario Islands (BL)

Breakfast. This day you will visit the Rosario Islands by boat in the South of the Cartagena bay. These Islands are considered a National Natural Park with a complex coral bank populated with a great variety of reef life. Opportunity to swim and snorkelling in beautiful crystalline waters. Lunch in the beach back to Cartagena. Overnight.

Day 7: Cartagena – Maracaibo (B)

Transfer to the Colombian Guajira.Transfer to the airport to flight to Maracaibo. Visit to the Guajiros Multicolor Market and admire the landscape. Overnight in Maracaibo.

Day 8: Maracaibo-Caracas (B)

Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Caracas. Arrival to Maiquetia International Airport. Welcome and assistance at Caracas airport. The vibrating Capital of Venezuela situated in a green valley, at the base of the Avila Mountain at 950 meters of altitude. Panoramic visit of Caracas or Excursion to Caracas’ cable car, in your way you will have a wonderful sight of the city. Enjoy the splendorous view of the capital from the Avila Mountain (Avila National Park). This park protects the wildlife retreating from the growing city. From the altitude, this spectacular massif shows itself as a living natural History museum. Have a close look of the Humboldt Hotel, an architectural structure built at the highest point of the Mountain. Admire the view of the Caribbean Sea in one side and the City in the other. From this point, the altitude is approximately 2,850 mts.  Transfer to the Hotel and overnight in Caracas. 

Day 9: Caracas-Maturín (BD)

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to the Plains (Maturin City, 60 min flight from Caracas). Arrival, transfer to Boca de Uracoa port. Navigation to the lodge. After the installation you will take a river excursion through the green forest of the Orinoco Delta. Lunch. In the afternoon, take a walk inside the jungle to have a closer view of the variety of plants, many of them unique in the world such as the “Temiche” whose palms are used for the construction of Indigenous houses roofs ; its fruit: the “coquito”, with drinkable water inside. We will also stop to fish the wild Piranha. Return to the camp. Dinner. Overnight.

Day 10. Orinoco Delta (BLD)

Breakfast. Excursion in the jungle to admire the local fauna: Monkeys, Parrots, Alligators, butterflies, among others. Lunch. Visit the Warao Matriarcal Community. Dinner and Overnight.

Day 11.  Puerto Ordaz - Canaima (BLD)

Breakfast. Transfer to Puerto Ordaz to take the flight to Canaima. This ancestral and magical place is a land of tepuyes, enigmatic and sacred mountains of the Indigenous. Ride thru the Canaima Lagoon, facing the waterfalls formed by the Carrao River. Walk in the jungle up until Sapo Falls, and pass under the water curtain formed by the river on its way down. Installation in a comfortable lodge in Canaima in front of the falls and in the shores of Canaima lagoon. Dinner and Overnight.

Day 12: Canaima National Park- Caracas (B)

Breakfast. Free morning to make some additional excursions in Canaima or visit the Indian community or look the Indian handcraft shops. You can take an optional excursion like the Angel Falls Overflight. Then transfer to the airport to take the charter flight to Puerto Ordaz and the flight to Caracas and overnight.

Day 13: Caracas (B)

Breakfast. Transfer to the airpot to take the flight back home. 


  • Assistance at the airports.
  • All private transfers (land and river)
  • 3 Nights in Bogota with breakfast
  • 3 Nights in Cartagena with breakfast.
  • 1 Night in Maracaibo with breakfast .
  • 2 Nights in Caracas with breakfasts.
  • 2 Nights in Orinoco Delta with full board.
  • 1 Night in Canaima National Park with full board.
  • Excursions:
  • H/D City Tour in Bogota /Golden Museum.
  • Visit to the Salt Cathedral in Bogota.
  • H/D Panoramic City Tour in Cartagena.
  • F/D Tour to Rosario Islands with lunch.
  • Panoramic City Tour and visit to Guajiros Market in Maracaibo.
  • Panoramic visit of Caracas and Avila Mountain by cable car.
  • All excursions in Orinoco Delta.
  • Boat ride in Canaima Lagoon.
  • Excursion to Sapo Falls.
  • Flights:    
  • Bogota – Cartagena.
  • Cartagena – Maracaibo.
  • Maracaibo- Caracas          
  • Caracas-Maturin.
  • Caracas-Canaima- Caracas (by Puerto Ordaz).


Not included:

  • Entry fee to Canaima National Park.
  • Domestic Airport taxes per pax/per flight.


We recommend bringing:

  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Hat
  • Sun protector
  • Set of warming sleeping clothing
  • Pair of light shoes or sandals
  • Resistant pair of trekking boots
  • Poncho or jacket in case of rain
  • Camera


Overflight Angel Falls in Canaima.

Dinner at Andres Carne de Res Restaurant in Bogota

Typical Barbecue Meat dinner in Caracas.

Excursion to Monserrat Cable Car in Bogota

Carriage Ride in Cartagena with dinner


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