A region that calls to adventurers in Latin America, Palomino is a prime example of the diversity Colombia has to offer. Located at the foothills of Sierra Nevada, this small town is home to an ethnically diverse population including members of the Kogui and Arhuaco tribes. This region boasts distinct indigenous communities along the river banks and rich ecosystems. The verdant jungle spills onto pristine beaches which separate dramatic mountain glaciers from the Caribbean ocean.
Arriving by helicopter you will be greeted by a local indigenous guide who will take you on paddleboards and tubes downstream until sheltered by the forest canopy. This is the perfect way to take in the rich abundance of flora and fauna including exotic birds and howler monkeys. Enjoy a wild and delicious barbecue lunch in this jungle paradise, before trekking through lush wilderness until you discover a tropical beach. Snorkel, relax, or ride horses along the dazzling white sand. Unwind with a cocktail whilst dinner is prepared, as the sun gently dips below the horizon.
Immerse yourself in the local culture of passion, colour, and rhythm as your yacht approaches colonial Cartagena. The streets are an explosion of colour, as quaint and cobbled streets are lined by pastel facades with luxuriant bougainvillea hanging from balconies.
As the Salsa capital of the world, this is the perfect opportunity to learn the traditional art of Salsa. Within this sprawling city, Salsa represents happiness and expression, which unites society. If you are feeling confident take the chance to perform in the Old City alongside Cartagena’s top professional dancers. Or enjoy a private performance whilst sampling local cuisine prepared by a renowned chef. Indulge yourself in the best rum, cacao, and cigars that Colombia has to offer.
Discover the historic Castillo de San Felipe fortress. Satisfy the inquisitive historian within you and explore hidden tunnels and stunning lookout points, once used by the military to defend the city. Pelorus can gain you special permission to enjoy a delicious dinner within the walls of the fortress. Following this, you will be treated to a performance by Barranquilla Carnival-themed drummers and dancers.
Visit a local education project improving the lives of children in the fishing community of La Boquilla. Enjoy an exclusive concert and settle down for an invigorating dinner alongside musicians and guests of the Cartagena Classic Music Festival.