July 12 Tuesday
Arriving in Bogota, our staff will be at the airport waiting to take you to the hotel. We suggest to book a flight arriving Botogá before 3pm. Meeting with the Host in the hotel lobby at 5 pm to board the van and departure for a welcome drink at Cerro Monserrate, the highest point in the city. Dinner and return to the hotel. Colombia Food Trip is starting!
July 13 Wednesday
Departure from the hotel for a walk in the Paloquemao market. Tasting of typical Colombian soups and pan de yuca, a traditional Colombian cheese bread that goes with milk or red porridge (coffee). In the market we will buy the extra ingredients needed for the expedition’s first practical cooking class.
Meeting with Chef Laura Insignares, specialist in Colombian Caribbean cuisine. The chef leads the class inside the Mariano Moreno Institute, a nationally recognized gastronomy school. At the end of the class, we will sit down to taste the dishes we produce together, in a super cozy atmosphere.
We will continue Food Safaris with a class on Colombian coffees with expert Jaime Duque’s team at the high-quality Colombian coffee education center: Catacion Publica. This is one of the highlights of the itinerary as we will meet with a team of renowned baristas in the country. We will receive the best guidance on national coffee and will be guided by the aromas and taste of special blends. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon and free night.
July 14 Thursday
Departure after breakfast to visit downtown Bogota, learn about Colombian history and know its main monuments. Visit the Museo do Oro – has a collection of more than 54 thousand objects including paintings and sculptures, being considered a Colombian Historical and Archaeological Heritage. After a coffee in the museum cafeteria, we head to the Museo Botero to see more than 120 sculptures by the artist. Free lunch and in the afternoon, departure to an exceptional restaurant in Bogota where we will have a class of Meat, Arepas and Empanadas. Dinner and evening enjoying the attractions of the dancing restaurant. Return to the hotel.