Colombia: Business Studies



9 days



*Program price stands as an estimate until ticketing is finalized



Feb 25th March 5th, 2023

Program includes

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • 8 Nights of Accommodation
  • All Ground Transportation (inc. Transportation Pass)
  • Internal Flight
  • All meals included
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Full Time Local Guide
  • 24/7 On-Ground Emergency Support
  • Travelers Health Insurance & Liability Insurance
  • Tips & Gratuities

Program Highlights

  • Gold Museum
  • Monserrate Sanctuary
  • Social Entreprise visit
  • Coffee Farm
  • Meat Plant
  • Conservation Project visit
  • House of Memory Museum
  • Metro Cable Car
  • Comuna 13
  • Salsa Workshop
  • City Incubator visit
  • Soccer Game
  • Bar Salsa Night


DAY 1 – DEPARTURE – Saturday, February 25

  • Depart Home for Bogota, Colombia
  • Arrival in Bogota, Colombia
  • Airport Transfer – Private Bus
  • Orientation Walking Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc. Additionally, an in-depth safety briefing will be provided for what to do incase of an emergency. 
  • Welcome Dinner – The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a wide variety of menu options to cater all diets.

DAY 2 – BOGOTA – Sunday, February 26

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Social Enterprise Visit – Spend the day learning about a social enterprise, which is driving a successful business while protecting the native forests and supporting families affected by the armed conflict. 
  • Group Lunch – included
  • Group Dinner – Enjoy typical Colombian food in a wonderful, emblematic restaurant of this city.

DAY 3 – BOGOTA – Monday, February 27

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Gold Museum Experience a museum with displays of the most dazzling collections of gold in South America.
    Monserrate Sanctuary – Enjoy stunning city views. Its history dates back to 1640 when permission was granted to build a hermitage atop the mountain. The small chapel was dedicated to the Virgen Morena de Monserrate, in homage to a similar sanctuary, which still stands today in the mountains outside Barcelona, Spain
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion
    Group Lunch & Dinner – included

DAY 4 – BOGOTA/SALENTO – Tuesday, February 28

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer – Private Bus
  • Internal Flight Bogota to Armenia (approx. 1 hr)
  • Arrival in Armenia
  • Private Bus Transfer to FrigoCafé – Cattle Farm where students will learn about sustainable farming and waste
  • Private Bus transfer to Circasia (approx. 20 mins) 
  • Jeep transfer to the La Floresta Farm (approx. 15 mins) – Students will learn about the process behind making world-class Arabica beans.
  • Lunch at La Floresta Farm
  • Coffee Farm Tour (approx. 3 hrs)
  • Private Bus Transfer to Salento (approx. 1 hr)Salento is a stunning colonial town set amid gorgeous green mountains 15 miles northeast of Armenia, and known for its quaint streets and typical paisa architecture.
  • Check-in, Relax & Refresh
  • Group Lunch & Dinner – included

DAY 5 – SALENTO – Wednesday, March 1

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Jeep Transfer to Kasaguadua (approx 15 mins) Explore a Conservation Project – Here, students will be shown the importance of living in harmony with nature, and will learn about the unique Paramo ecosystems. Also, they will see the tallest palm-tree species in the world.
  • Jeep Transfer to Cocora Valley – Arrived in this beautiful valley you will take an easy 2-3 hrs walk alongside the highest palm trees of the region and will visit the hummingbirds sanctuary.  
  • Jeep transfer back to Salento (approx. 20 mins)
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion
  • Group Lunch & Dinner – included

DAY 6 – SALENTO/MEDELLIN – Thursday, March 2

  • Early Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • 6 AM – Private Bus to Medellin (approx. 8 hrs) The picturesque journey will offer stunning landscape views on the way to Colombia’s City of Eternal Spring. 
  • Arrive in Medellin
  • Orientation Walking Tour
  • House of Memory Museum – Solemn museum with exhibitions offering different perspectives of Colombian wars & armed conflicts.
  • Metro Cable Car – This award-winning system, pride of the Medellin residents, is a gondola lift system with the purpose of providing a transportation service that complements the Medellín Metro. It was designed to reach some of the city’s informal settlements on the steep hills that mark its topography.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion
  • Group Lunch & Dinner – included

DAY 7 – MEDELLIN – Friday, March 3

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Medellin City Incubator – Visit one of the city’s hubs where students meet local social entrepreneurs and discover how they work to measure and scale their positive impacts. 
  • Group Lunch – included
  • Salsa Dance Workshop – Students will be taught the swift Salsa moves Colombian style!
  • Group Dinner – Dine in the country’s most famous restaurant B Corp certified. This restaurant easily demonstrates its social and environmental beneficial impact by meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency on factors from employee benefits and charitable giving to supply chain practices and input materials.

DAY 8 – MEDELLIN – Saturday, March 4

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Comuna 13 – Explore the city’s hub of community transformation and art. Join our partners to explore the many ways tourism has impacted this area.
  • Group Lunch – included
  • Soccer Game – Attend a local soccer game in the evening 
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing
  • Salsa Night – Show off your dance moves learned during your workshop in an unforgettable music-filled last night in Colombia!

DAY 9 – RETURN – Sunday, March 5

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer – Private Transfer
  • Depart Medellin, Colombia for Home

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