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Colombia group tours for solo travellers

Travel solo as part of a group tour to Colombia


Colombia is a country with a big reputation – and, luckily, it lives up to it. There’s so much to be rediscovered about this beautiful and diverse destination – and a solo trip with a like-minded group is the best way to fully immerse yourself.

The Caribbean coast is home to cities such as Cartagena and Santa Marta, where the tropical sea laps against palm-fringed beaches. Further inland, you’ll find the high-altitude sprawl of Bogotá, bordered by the Andes, with sky-high energy to match its scenic surroundings.

Then there’s Medellín: a city reinventing itself in the wake of the Escobar era, now brimming with beauty and a revitalized spirit. Nicknamed the ‘City of Eternal Spring’, this is a place where green shoots have never been more tangible. You’ll have the opportunity to tour Comuna 13, eat with the locals and hear about the area’s rich history.

Yep, 21st-century Colombia promises a lot – and delivers even more.


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Top places to visit in Colombia


Colombia’s highland capital, surrounded by sweeping views of the Andes, is home to elegant architecture and vibrant neighbourhoods, beautifully preserved churches and graffiti-sketched streets. An exciting mix of old and new awaits here.


Now free of the violence of its Escobar-controlled past, Medellín has transformed beyond recognition in the last few decades. Nowadays, you’ll find a stylish and innovative city, set between jagged peaks, with high-end restaurants and lively bars.


Cartagena offers that enchanting mix of sun-kissed streets, blue sea and pirate folklore. Known as ‘La Heroica’, this Caribbean port city was founded by slaves as the first free town in the Americas – a city immortalized in Gabriel Garcia Márquez’s magical-realist novels.

Caño Cristales

Fringed by jungle and rugged earth, this canyon is home to a unique natural phenomenon: where a series of rivers and waterfalls flow in streams of crimson and magenta. Prised from the grasp of guerillas (who held it for two decades), it’s a fantastic spot for hiking and swimming.

Trips to Colombia

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7 Days in The Americas

Colombia's Caribbean Coast

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9 Days in The Americas

Vibrant Colombia

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Colombia facts

What's the national language?


What is the currency?

Colombian peso


Colombia Standard Time is GMT -5

Top three activities

1. Explore Cartagena’s pirate heritage
2. Hike through Tayrona National Park
3. Uncover Medellin’s criminal past

Top five dishes to try

1. Bandeja paisa – a hearty dish consisting of sausage, beans, rice, egg and plantain
2. Ajiaco – an Andean chicken stew featuring sweet corn, potato and avocado
3. Arepa – a flatbread made from ground maize, with savoury fillings
4. Empanadas – a quintessential street-food dish of deep-fried pastries
5. Cazuela de mariscos – a thick seafood and coconut soup

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Average temp in high season

What’s the weather like in Colombia?

Colombia is home to various climates: tropical along the Caribbean coast, with the Andean climates varying depending on altitude. As a result, temperatures vary significantly depending on where you are in the country. The average summer temperature in highland Bogotá is 59ºF (15ºC), and the average winter temperature is 54ºF (12ºC).

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