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Three-City Tour of Colombia This 8-day tour from Gate 1 Travel includes stops at three Colombian cities with distinct personalities: Bogota, the bustling capital city; Armenia, a coffee-growing hub with fertile soils; and Cartagena, a historic seaside town. The tour includes: Round-trip airfare from Miami Alternate departure dates/gateways may be available for additional fee. One-way airfare from Bogota to Armenia and Armenia to Cartagena 3 nights at RoyalPark Metrotel in Bogota 2 nights at Hotel Mirador Las Palmas in Armenia 2 nights at Hotel Caribe in Cartagena Hotel porterage 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 3 dinners Sightseeing in a modern air-conditioned motor coach Services of an English-speaking tour manager and local guides Entrance fees, per itinerary We've listed a few tour highlights below. Click here for a full itinerary. Day 1: En route to Bogota Flight time from Miami: 3.5 hours Days 23: Bogota The capital city of Bogota has a long and rich history colored by its early inhabitantsmembers of the Chibcha tribe, and the Spanish conquistadors who arrived in the mid-16th century. Tour groups will see influences from both cultures during a guided city tour that visits an open-air market, a museum with one of the world's best collections of pre-Spanish gold crafts, and the main square: Plaza de Bolivar. Take part in a local pastime: You'll watch a game of Tejo, the national sport of Colombia, which involves throwing metal discs into a wooden frame filled with clay, and at small, explosive targets that contain gunpowder. Optional excursion: half-day tour of the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira, an underground cathedral carved out of a former salt mine ($80 per person) Days 45: Armenia Smack dab in the middle of Colombia's coffee zone is Armenia, which produces some of the world's best java. You'll tour a coffee plantation on the first day, enjoying a guided tasting that includes tips on how to analyze the aroma, flavor, and body of coffee. The next day, head to the Cocora Valley to hike through a cloud forest inhabited by hummingbirds, yellow-eared parrots, and some of the tallest wax palms in the world. Flight time from Bogota: 1 hour Eat like a local: In the Cocora Valley, you'll stop at a trout farm to sample a local delicacy: smoked trout. Days 67: Cartagena You can get breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea from this seaside town in northern Colombia. It's also home to a historic fortress called San Felipe Castle. Your group will tour this fortress's walls, tunnels, and galleries on a guided city tour that also visits a 17th-century monastery. Flight time from Armenia: 1.5 hours Optional excursion: full-day trip by boat to Rosario Islands, a national park with white-sand beaches, clear-blue waters, and colorful coral reefs ($100 per person, including lunch) Day 8: En route to Miami Flight time from Cartagena: 3 hours Frequently Asked Questions How much would it cost to fly form an airport not listed as part of this deal? This deal is only available with airfare from Miami. Can we extend our trip before or after the promotional dates for the deal? Due to set airfare, we are unable to accommodate extensions. How do I find out if the dates I want to travel are available? The dates available are listed on each option. What happens if I buy the Groupon and my travel dates are not available? You can either choose another date or be refunded by Groupon. We suggest calling Gate 1 Travel to redeem your vouchers ASAP so that you do not run into this problem. Does my child need a Groupon, and can they stay in my room? Yes, each person traveling (including children) needs to purchase a voucher. Your child may stay in your room; however, there are limits as to how many people per room. Children must be 8 or older on this tour. Love to travel? Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for travel tips, inspiration, and photos from around the world.