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CARTAGENA,
COLOMBIA

MARCH 12TH - 16TH, 2024
5 DAYS | 4 NIGHTS

Spring Break with us in Colombia!

Ladies & Gentlemen Welcomed | Age 20+

Join LDTG in Cartagena, Colombia for spring break! This is an "all gender welcomed" trip! So gentlemen, sign up and join along on this adventure as well! Learn about the history of Cartagena including many African Descents who live and have their own community and town. On this trip, you will be getting insight, tour the town of Palenque, dance to amazing music, enjoy a massage at the Mud Volcano, and catch a tan. Not your typical spring break! This is the perfect trip to come solo, or with a friend to share those memories with while meeting new people! Cartagena's temperature around this time of year is about 89° / 73° F; making it the perfect time to admire all that this city has to offer.  Interested in joining this trip? Scroll down to learn more. An experienced LDTG Travel Host will be present throughout the trip to ensure that you have a great time!  Scroll down to see all that is included in this trip package and the pricing.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 4-night stay in 4-Star Hotel​

  • Daily Breakfast​

  • 2 Lunches & 2 Dinners

  • Airport Pick up/Drop-off

  • Transportation Throughout Trip

  • All entrance fees and taxes to activities

  • Private Led Activities and Excursions

  • Experience and Learn about Cartagena ​​​

  • Day in Palenque - African Settlement

  • Beach Day 

    • Island Hopping!​

  • Mud Volcano Experience 

  • Salsa and Champeta Dance Class

  • Experienced LDTG Travel Host

  • ​LDTG Photoshoot

  • Special LDTG Gift Bag

  • Meeting New People!

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NOT INCLUDED

  • Airfare (including taxes & fees) 

  • Medical & travel insurance 

  • Meals besides those stated

  • Personal expenses or any other expense not mentioned above

ADD-ON

NEW!​

  • Flying Dress Rental (for photoshoot) - Rate TBD

    • One-Time Payment Due February 15, 2024​

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PRICING

$2,375 Per Person​

Payment Plan Options:

  

3-month Plan

Deposit: $395

September 15th       $660

October 15th            $660

November 15th        $660

6-month Plan

Deposit: $395

September 15th        $330

October 15th             $330

November 15th          $330

December 15th          $330

January 15th              $330

February 15th            $330

Please note: Monthly payments will be adjusted, if applicable, and are submitted  through this site.

*Scroll down for additional information regarding this trip package*

ROOMING OPTIONS

Only 1 Single Room Left!

 

Double Occupancy: Available​

*Single Occupancy  

* Additional Total Charge $600

*Kindly Note: the cost of room upgrade (if selected) will be included and spread throughout each monthly trip payments

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SAMPLE ITINERARY

​* This is our sample itinerary for this trip and is subject to change if necessary

DAY 1: WELCOME TO COLOMBIA!

Welcome to Cartagena! You will be picked up from the Airport and dropped off at your hotel. Relax and enjoy the hotel amenities, head out, grab a bite, and take a look at beautiful Cartagena. Everything is within walking distance, so head out and explore a bit if you'd like! 

Tonight, we will be enjoying a wonderful welcome dinner, and listening to live music!

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DAY 2: PAlenque

Travel to San Basilio Palenque where you will get to learn more about the first free settlement in America where many African Descents live. You will be immersing youself in the culture and learn about the history of the Palenqueros and Palenqueras.

Afterward, a trip to the Mud Volcano! This experience isn't only fun, but has incredible health benefits 

DAY 3: BEACH Day!

I mean... It is spring break after all! Enjoy your day with the group partying, island hopping and uncovering different beaches. Nothing but good vibes, good food, great music and a day filled with fun as you lay on the beaches and catch a tan as well as enjoying the beautiful view. 

Let the good vibes continue as we partake in a fun salsa and champeta dance class. Learn about where these dances originated from.

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DAY 4: EXPLORE

Learn more about Cartagena and immerse yourself in the culture! From food, to culture, to music and everything in between! In the evening, we will be heading out for our final night and farewell dinner. Leave Cartagena with  stories to share!

DAY 5: THIS IS NOT GOODBYE!

It may be the last day in Cartagena, but we will cherish our moments here for a lifetime! After sharing hugs, and goodbyes, you will be dropped off at the airport. 

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ACCOMMODATION

4-Star Hotel, 24-Hour Front Desk Service, Double/Single Occupancy, Outdoor/ Rooftop Pool, *Room Service, Wi-Fi, *Spa Services

Check-In: From 03:00 PM  

Check-Out: Until 12:00 PM 

​* Additional services available for purchase at the hotel. We do not own copyright to images.

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FREQUENT QUESTIONS

 

"Can I come along on this group trip solo?" 

 

Of course! We actually encourage and recommend you to join along on one of our group trips solo! You will never feel alone, as you'll have the chance to meet other amazing individuals who will be attending and get a chance to get to know more about them before the actual trip takes place!

 

"What if I sign up after the payment due date(s)?" 

 

No problem! If the trip package has spots left or is open, you can still sign up by booking today and making your trip deposit. Depending on when you sign up, your selected payment plan may be adjusted to help you continuously budget and finance your trip. For which will be paid directly through our site.

" I have more questions about this trip, where can I find more details?"

 

Read the Additional Information section regarding this trip, and visit the FAQ page for more answers. Don't see what you are looking for? Email info@lizdesirtravelgroup.com for assistance

WHAT's next
AFTER SIGNING UP for this trip

1. Trip Confirmation Form

Once you've made your trip deposit, you will receive a link to fill out the trip confirmation form, select your preferences, and more. Receive confirmation within 48 hours of submitting the form. 

2. Updates & Reminders

Receive updates regarding the trip and upcoming payments via LDTG text, you will then be added to either the trip group page/ chat within a given timeframe before the trip (usually within 3 - 5 months out)

3. Connect Before Your Trip

As the trip approaches, trip members have the opportunity to partake in scheduled group calls, which allows everyone to meet & acquaint each other, and the travel host, beforehand!

Colombia 2024 - Additional Info

INTERESTED IN THIS TRIP?

YOU MUST...

BE OPEN-MINDED & READY FOR A FUN TIME!

LIKE TO PARTAKE IN INTERACTIVE, IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES THAT REQUIRE MODERATE PHYSICAL HEALTH

LIKE TO TRY NEW THINGS - THIS INCLUDES TASTY COLOMBIAN CUISINE

BE OPEN TO MEETING OTHERS & BE RESPECTFUL

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

+ Minimum Age Requirement: 20​

+ Official language: Spanish 

+ Arrival & Departure Airport: Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG)

 

+ Currency: Colombian Pesos (COP)

  • Some establishments accept major credit cards, however carrying cash is advised for shopping locally and tipping. Click here to learn more about different ways to conduct currency exchange.

+ Visa Required? No. Visa is not required for U.S. and Canadian Citizens.

+ COVID Test/ Vaccination Required? No, COVID testing and vaccination are not required to travel to this destination.

  •  COVID-19 vaccination is not required/ mandatory to join our group trips. 

+ This trip is open to swimmers and non-swimmers

+ Flight booking assistance is available upon request if needed. Let's help you find the best flight based on your departure city.​​​​

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  • THINGS TO KNOW

  • + Trip payments acquire a 3% transaction fee. Trip Package is only available to those from the United States and Canada.

  • + After making the deposit, you will have access to a link to fill trip confirmation form

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  • Gentlemen are also welcome to join this trip! Therefore, if you'd like a family member, friend, or significant other to join this trip, they certainly can! When filling out the trip confirming form after reserving your spot, be sure to note that you'd like to share a room with them (if you choose).

  • + There will be some free time on the trip for you to relax, explore on your own or with another trip attendee(s). Free time blocks will be stated in the in-detail trip itinerary.

  • + Weather: 89° (high)/ 73° F (low); with very low chances of rainfall, making it the perfect time to admire all that this city has to offer!

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  • TIPS & RECOMMENDATIONS 

  • + Suggested Arrival Time: Arrive in Cartagena at CTG airport by 4 pm on Day 1 of the trip in time to prepare for the welcome dinner!

  • + Suggested Departure Time: You can choose to depart Cartagena at any time or choose to extend your stay, however, we suggest departing in the morning or early afternoon from CTG airport as there are no scheduled activities on the last day.

  • Utilize accommodation check-in & check-out time as a guide when booking your flight.

  • + It is highly recommended to purchase travel insurance. Click here to view a list of recommended travel insurance. You may also be able to obtain travel insurance easily upon booking your flight 

  • + Did you Know? Payment plan for flight booking exists and are also available, click here to find out more

  • Have a question concerning this trip? Email info@lizdesirtravelgroup.com or DM @ldtravelgroup on Instagram

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LDTG TRIP REVIEW

" This was a seamless and culturally enriched experience. I would do it over if I had the opportunity. Liz is full of knowledge, joy and has great hospitality. "

- Stephany, LDTG Travel Community Member 

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