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Nuquí

from US$ 668 p.p. / 4 days / Private tour / Group discount

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Guide Included

Transport Included

Highlights

  • Enjoy lonely beaches

  • Swim in tropical waterfalls

  • Hike through the rainforest

  • Visit local communities

Program description

Nuquí is a small but happy town on the gulf of Tribugá in western Colombia. A place away from roads and noise in the middle of a stunning jungle. The place is known for its untouched dense rainforest, the wild nature and the huge humpback whales.

Every year, more than 1,000 whales escape from the Antarctic coldness and started a 8,000 kilometers journey to reach punctually in July Colombia's Pacific coast, their summer residence. They stay here up to 5 months to give birth to their babies and raise them. The zone is for this reason perfect for whale watching and to start expeditions in the rainforest.

Close to Nuquí you can find some beautiful Ecolodges, which are located beachfront and with the tropical rainforest as a backdrop. Here you can swim and enjoy the amazing nature in all its splendor. Through interesting excursions and social projects, you can also visit  and get in touch with the friendly native communities of the zone. Vacation on the Colombian Pacific coast simply means calmness, balance and hospitality of the locals.

Route

Medellín - Nuquí- Playa Terquito - Termales

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Itinerary Details

 Day 1 

Flight Medellín - Nuquí (ap. 45 min.), boat transfer (ap. 30 min.), hotel check-in, afternoon at leisure. We welcome you at Medellin airport. The journey to paradise is ready to start. After a 45 minutes flight and 30 minutes boat transfer, you will reach the wonderfully located Ecolodge, surrounded by dense green forest and enchanting beaches. Afternoon at leisure. You can start a short walk to the next village or just relax in the hammock.

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 Day 2 

Jungle excursion to the Love waterfall. Today you will discover the nearby jungle on an exciting excursion. During a two hours easy hike a new adventure with new and wonderful experiences awaits for you. You can observe the immense biodiversity and listen to the whisper of the jungle. Destination of the hike is the called Love waterfall, where you can take a refreshing bath after the trek. In the evening, relax on the ecolodge terrace accompanied by an excellent sea menu.

 Day 3 

Whale watching tour and hike to the hot springs. In the morning you will witness a breathtaking natural spectacle. By boat, we will move to Cabo Corrientes to watch humpback whales. Each year over 1,000 whales visit Colombia's Pacific coast. In the afternoon we will start a tour to the hot springs. Your guide knows exactly the path and will lead you there. Time to relax. Later you can continue enjoying the beach or book another activities.

 Day 4 

Departure: Adiós Nuquí! It's time to say goodbye today. Transfer to the airport and flight to Medellín. End of the program..

 
Price & Inclusions

From US$ 668 p.p.

1 Pax. Group discount from the second participant.

Tour as part of a group. 

 Included 

  • Flight MED - NQU- MED

  • 3 nights accommodation (Ecolodge, DR.)

  • All meals

  • All boat transfers NQU - P.TER. -NQU

  • 1 x guided jungle tour

  • ES Guide, Travel insurance

  • 1 x Whale watching tour (during season JUL. - OCT.)

 Not Included 

  • International flights

  • Personal expenses, Tipps

  • Optional activities

  • Medellín airport taxes (ap. COP 75K.)

  • Nuquí tourism fees (ap. COP 10K.)

  • Entrance to the hot springs (ap. COP 12K.)

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Important Notes

Availability

Per person in DR. (Ecolodge), with 2 participants. Group discount from the third participant. National flight Medellín - Nuquí - Medellín and all boat transfers are included.

Physical Difficulty: 1

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Duration

4 days / 3 nights.

Optional: 5-days program. If you prefer to stay more or less days, we can send you an offer accordingly.

Accommodation

Terquito beach - the hotel area - is 30 min. by boat, a little apart in the middle of the jungle. The accommodation is offered in an Ecolodge. Private DR rooms with bathroom. The lodge is beachfront located.

Whale watching tour

Every year and only between July and October, humpback whales return to the Colombian Pacific. They can be observed all along the coast, although they prefer quiet places, without pollution and low maritime traffic as the area where our ecolodge is located. The tour is in the program included (during season).

Recommendations

Sun protection, cash (no ATMs in the area), anti-mosquitoes spray.

Meals

All meals are included in the program. If you required special food (vegetarian, vegan) or suffer from allergies, please inform us before starting the tour.

Nearby places and activities of interest

The next town is Termales, an  Afro-Colombian community. From Terquito Beach you can start many activities: Utria National Park tour, mangroves canoe tours, birdwatching, frogwatching, hot springs tours, indigenous community tours, hikes through the jungle, surfing, snorkeling or diving, kayaking and fishing.

National flights Medellín - Nuquí - Medellín

This flight is included in the program. Charter flights to and from Nuquí are usually very early and only once a day. 10 kg luggage and 5 kg hand luggage per person are allowed. Satena and Grupo San German airlines offer flights every week.

Vaccination

We advise to get the yellow fever vaccine. This must be applied at least 10 days before the trip.

Communication

The cell phone signal is weak. We recommend telling your family that you will be absent during the days of the tour.