"After pickup from your hotel in Santa Marta depart by coach for La Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino located about 20 minutes away. With your guide tour the grounds of this 17th-century hacienda famous as the site where Simón Bolívar died in 1830. As you view the Altar of the Homeland and the Altar of the Fatherland each memorializing Bolívar — called 'El Libertador' (The Liberator) — learn how the military and political revolutionary led Colombia and neighboring Latin American countries to independence from Spanish rule. See the flags of the Americas on display in you’ll find ancient trees and more than 150 plant species on display
Rodadero Aquarium and Playa Blanca Day Trip from Santa Marta
"Your day trip from Santa Marta starts with a drive to the marina where you’ll board a motorboat for the ride through Gaira Bay to the Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum (Acuario y Museo del Mar del Rodadero). Part of the National Network of Museums of Colombia this coastal aquarium features several exhibits and 13 pools that connect directly to the Caribbean allowing you varying views of several species of marine life from sea turtles to sea lions to sharks. Watch an educational and entertaining dolphin show and learn about the marine environment just off the shores of Colombia. Then head to Playa Blanca by boat for a little relaxation in the sun. Spread out your beach towel on the soft sand
Crystal Beach and Tayrona National Park Day Trip from Santa Marta
"Your tour from Santa Marta begins with the approximate 1-hour drive to Tayrona National Natural Park with your guide. One of Colombia’s most popular national parks Tayrona is spread across 7410 acres (3000 hectares) of sea and 29650 acres (12000 hectares) of land in the rainforest-clad foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. As you explore the park keep your eyes and ears open for native wildlife
On the list of things to bring Turcol advised that you pack in a small backpack. Some people in my group had stuffed everything in a small backpack (some even with things outside) and they looked very...
A small daypack for your personal items (porters will carry the rest) Poncho, though you'll get wet anyway as it rains every afternoonAn extra set of dry clothesBathing suit unless you want to swim in...