Casanare Cattle Road Adventure

As far back as the 17th century, cattlemen took the Old Almeidas Road from the Eastern Plains (Llanos Orientales) to the highland colonial capital of Santa Fé de Bogotá.  This 5-day WanderThemes riding experience retraces the Old Almeidas Road, starting at 8,900 feet and descending to 1,300 feet in the Llanos of  Casanare. The beautifully preserved road changes climate three times, surrounded by stunning scenery and wildlife in mountains, jungles and plains. A day of cattle ranch work and the traditional Colombian
8 Days
Pro, Skilled

Colombian Coffee Region Motorcycle Tour

Roam the mountains and towns of Colombia’s Región Cafetera (Coffee Region). In 2011, UNESCO included this region of Colombia in their World Heritage List. The mountains tell the story of towns, rivers, wax palms and an attitude towards life that is both hard-working and laid back. Nature, this resilience and unbound optimism influence the architecture, food, language and crafts of Colombia’s Cultural Coffee Landscape. In a cup of coffee, you will taste way of life and a love for things well done.
7 Days
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Colombian Coffee Region Riding Trek-Coffee, nature and food

This is pure riding authenticity. The Colombian Cultural Landscape is a region shaped by a hard working culture. Over a 100 years ago, these brave men, enabled by their horses and mules, broke through the mountains and colonized one of the most beautiful places in the Andes. Venture into this world on tough, reliable pack/cattle horse mixes. Obedient and sure-footed, they will make your journey through mountains, field and villages a marvelous experience. During the trip you will stay in real coffee
10 Days
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Colombian Colonial Country Trek

In Colombia, the horse is part of the local culture. Most of the country is rural land, so there are beautiful natural sceneries and amazing open spaces to ride. Horse riding is also associated to things Colombians love: having fun with your friends, great food, the outdoors and undying respect for the animal. The Sabana de Bogotá, Colombia’s largest plateau is at 27,000 feet and the temperature year-round is 60ºF, making it the ideal temperature for long-distance rides. Ride along the cliffs of
8 Days
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Cruising the Colonial Andes

This is a journey to the heart of Colombia. At an average speed of 25-35 mph, it is a ride through some of the Andes’ highest mountains and canyons, experiencing altitudes ranging from 3,500 feet to 11,000 feet with temperatures as high as 85 ºF and as low as 41ºF. The route will take you through centuries old Spanish colonial towns and villages, as well as modern, 21st century cities like Bogotá and Medellín. When somebody said, “life isn’t around the corner,
12 Days
Pro, Skilled

Guajira/Tayrona

Magical realism was born on the northern coast of Colombia. Guajira and Tayrona's natural and cultural diversity are filled with unforgettable moments.  Magical describes this trip. It’s a voyage of discovery from desert to jungle (it changes in a bat of an eye) and the opportunity to experience a remarkable lifestyle. You will stand at the road’s end on Punta Gallinas, South America’s northernmost point. The Kogui and the Wayúu will teach you many things: from how to sleep in a hammock to the way they
10 Days
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Life in a cup of coffee

Roam the mountains and towns of Colombia’s Región Cafetera (Coffee Region). In 2011, UNESCO included this region of Colombia in their World Heritage List. The mountains tell the story of towns, rivers, wax palms and an attitude towards life that is both hard-working and laid back. Nature, this resilience and unbound optimism influence the architecture, food, language and crafts of Colombia’s Cultural Coffee Landscape. In a cup of coffee, you will taste way of life and a love for things well done.
7 Days
Ahead, Dabbler

Oiba-Barichara

Travelling on strong Anglo/Arabian horses, this six-day journey is an unbelievable blend of history, nature and thrills for the riding enthusiast. Between the 16th and 19th century, Spanish conquistadores traveled through prosperous indigenous civilizations from Venezuela to Santa Fe, creating the most fabulous empire of the time. In the 19th century, local criollos fought for independence from Spain- successfully.  WanderThemes retraces this journey between two of South America’s most beautiful and storied towns. 
10 Days
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Tatacoa/San Agustín/Tierradentro

In 1538, Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada reached the Tatacoa Desert and called it “Valley of Tears.” He was impressed by the immense, motionless scenery and haunting colors as he passed through in his search for El Dorado. He did not find El Dorado but his arrival opened this region to the Spaniards and the world. Two sophisticated long-gone cultures would be discovered in San Agustín and Tierradentro. UNESCO named both archaeological parks World Heritage Sites in 1995. Travelling through the highlands and mountains
9 Days
Ahead, Dabbler