Malaga Bay-Whales Watching

      1. MALAGA BAY
      1. WHALES WATCHING
      2. A natural treasure in our Pacific coasts.
      3. The humpback whales arrive at the Colombian Pacific Coasts from Patagonia to breed, to give birth, and feed their calves.
      4. The movie “El vuelco del cangrejo” (The crab´s rollover) was filmed at this place, and we will have the opportunity to meet some of the natural actors who accompanied the filming of this excellent Colombian movie. Local people can even liven up the evening with a traditional folklore show, based on Afro-Colombian music, near the sea.

Group Tours

We organize group tours on specific dates

From Bogota, by land (option 1)

Cost per person $1,208,000

From Bogota, by plane (option 2)

Cost per person $2,202,000

+

Additional plane ticket cost

From Buenaventura (option 3)

Cost per person $931,000

The cost includes

Tickets for land transportation Bogota- Buenaventura- Bogota (option 1)

Accommodation in hotel in Buenaventura to stay the night of day 0 (option 2)

Accommodation in native, Afro-Colombian lodges in Bahia Malaga

Breakfast on days 2 and 3

Lunches on days 1, 2 and 3

Dinners on days 1 and 2

Sea navigations Buenaventura - Bahia Malaga- Buenaventura

2 navigations for whales watching

Local guidance by Afro-Colombian guides of the community in Spanish

Hiking along the jungle and mangroves

A musical and cultural night enjoying a revitalizing bonfire

Kayaks navigation with a professional instructor for beginners

Travelers insurance

Cost does not include

Not mentioned expenses, personal expenses, meals while on the road, breakfast day 1, dinner day 3, beverages.

We also organize private tours for the dates that best fit your plans.

Option 1: By land from Bogota

Cost per person

1 person $2,063,000 COP

2 persons $1,495,000 COP

3 persons $1,306,000 COP

4 persons $1,211,000 COP

5 -9 persons $1,154,000 COP

10 - 12 persons $1,115,000 COP

13 - 20 persons $1,087,000 COP

Option 2: By plane from Bogota

Cost per person

1 person $3,013,000 COP

2 person $2,445,000 COP

3 persons $2,256,000 COP

4 persons $2,162,000 COP

5 -9 persons $2,105,000 COP

10 - 12 persons $2,065,000 COP

13 - 20 persons $2,037,000 COP

Option 3: from Buenaventura

Cost per person

1 person $1,799,000 COP

2 person $1,231,000 COP

3 persons $1,042,000 COP

4 persons $947,000 COP

5 -9 persons $890,000 COP

10 - 12 persons $851,000 COP

13 - 20 persons $823,000 COP

The cost includes

Tickets for land transportation Bogota- Buenaventura- Bogota (option 1)

Accommodation in hotel in Buenaventura to stay the night of day 0 (option 2)

Accommodation in native, Afro-Colombian lodges in Bahia Malaga

Breakfast on days 2 and 3

Lunches on days 1, 2 and 3

Dinners on days 1 and 2

Sea navigations Buenaventura - Bahia Malaga- Buenaventura

2 navigations for whales watching

Local guidance by Afro-Colombian guides of the community in Spanish

Hikes along the jungle and mangroves

A musical and cultural night with a bonfire

Kayaks navigation with a professional instructor for beginners

Travelers insurance

Cost does not include

Not mentioned expenses, personal expenses, meals while on the road, breakfast day 1, dinner day 3, beverages.

Itinerary

Day 0

Just for plans including traveling by land from Bogota to Buenaventura

Day 1

Travel by plane Bogota- Buenaventura

Meeting at Buenaventura´s Harbor and bus terminal.

Meeting at the Buenaventura´s Touristic Harbor

Transportation from Buenaventura to Juan Chaco and Ladrilleros

Visit to the “Arrastradero Sardinera” Mangrove

Hiking and navigation in paddle canoes

Visit to a natural pool

Installation in Juan Chaco

Visit to Afro-Colombian community LA BARRA, in the Colombian Pacific, where the movie “El vuelco del cangrejo” was filmed. Meeting with the natural actors of this film.

Accomodation in “Cerebro” house (one of the actors, who modified a cabana to receive visitors.

Afro- Colombian music liven up

Day 2

Hiking along the cliffs

WHALES WATCHING

Meeting and sharing time with the Guanan indigenous community, collectors and artisans.

Kayak navigation in the Pacific Ocean with professional instructors (not mandatory)

Accommodation in Ladrilleros

Day 3

Navigation to Bahia Malaga Natural Park

Visit to the Sierpe´s Fall

WHALES WATCHING

Return to Juan Chaco.

Visit to natural baths

Return to Buenaventura from Juan Chaco

Travel Buenaventura Bogota

End of services

Day 4

Arrival to Bogota, in case of traveling by land

RECOMMENDATIONS

Follow the guide recommendations

Follow the tour schedules

During the trip forget the daily life routines and let yourself relax with the natural beauty of the place. Hike in silence.

Recommendations

Please bring with you:

A set of clean clothes to use during the air and land displacements

A set of clothes for hiking (long pants, but convertible to shorts if possible, long sleeves shirt)

Sleeping clothes or pajamas

Personal cleaning items (toilet paper, soap, toothpaste, etc)

Sandals

Identification Documents

Personal medicine, if required

Swimming suit

No show and cancellation politics

To cancel a trip it must be done 5 days before the departure date and it will be returned 90%of the booking deposit, plus the additional deductions and penalties established by providers when the services are not used. The money return will be done within 30 calendar days after the claim is sent. If cancelation is not made at least 5 days before the trip, no money will be returned.

In case the traveler does not show up to the trip the day it starts, there is not money return.

In case the traveler does not fulfill with the agreed touristic services, for any reason, the Agency can claim the payment of 20% of the total cost or established price, or it can withhold the deposited money made previously by the client.

In case of fortuitous events (extreme weather, natural disasters, landslides, transportation problems) that makes to cancel a trip, Colombia Oculta will return 90% of the deposited money.

See terms and conditions of Colombia Oculta S.A.S

Booking and payment process

Contact us to start the booking process at travel@colombiaoculta.org

Send us information about destination, dates, number of travelers and expectations.

Once confirmed the booking details, please select a payment method

    1. Deposit or transference to bank account: Deposit the amount at Banco de Bogotá. Cuenta corriente # 083347807 - Colombia Oculta SAS. Send the deposit form confirmation to travel@colombiaoculta.org with all the passengers information (full names, id numbers, nationality). If you make an international transference we will send you the bank details via email. The transference will charge an extra 5% of the deposited amount.
      1. 2. Deposit to Bancolombia, savings account #3360002647 - Colombia Oculta SAS. Send the deposit form confirmation to travel@colombiaoculta.org with all the passengers information (full names, id numbers, nationality). If you make an international transference we will send you the bank details via email. The transference will charge an extra 5% of the deposited amount.
      2. 3. Pay via Credit Card: We will generate a PayU link for you to deposit. It will arrive to your e-mail with the total amount previously arrange with the Agency, including an extra 8% fee charged by the transference company.

Colombia Oculta

Nature Travel Agency

www.colombiaoculta.org

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Vereda Güita, Suesca, Cundinamarca.

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“En desarrollo de lo dispuesto en el artículo 17 de la Ley 679 de 2001, la agencia advierte al turista que la explotación y el abuso sexual de menores de edad en el país son sancionados penal y administrativamente, conforme a las leyes vigentes.”