Adventure Travel

Rafting for peace in Colombia

San Vicente del Caguán, a city located in the department of Caquetá, was once a hotbed of clashes during the country’s armed conflict. At the start of this tour, you will meet a group of former guerrilla members from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) who chose rafting as their path to social reintegration. These ex-combatants and community members are now athletes and certified rafting guides who will lead you on a life-changing experience that combines adventure, nature and peace teaching. The tour is an example of the inspiring projects that are making positive changes and improvements to many Colombians lives. The tour begins with an air transfer from Bogotá to San Vicente del Caguán (1 1/2hrs), and then a 2-hour road transfer past beautiful jungle scenery to the ETCR “Territorial training and reinstatement space”, where ex-combatants and their families reside.

During this day tour you will have the opportunity to meet locals and enjoy various activities like rafting on the Pato River, learn about the flora and fauna; enjoy a game of tejo (one of Colombia’s most traditional games), taste typical food of the region, visit the productive projects of the community and the local museum of memory. This museum is a space created by ex-combatant women, who have collected objects that the community has preserved since the time of the conflict. Participants will also enjoy a cultural evening, with talks about the history of the city, it’s people and music. Finally, you will return to the airport to go back to your hotel in Bogota.

For more information on this tour and trips to Colombia please contact Colombian Journeys – marketing@colombianjourneys.net

Gravity Falls – an adventure awaits in Costa Rica!

Gravity Falls day trip

If you are ready to push yourself and put your limits to the test, Costa Rica’s newest and most extreme adventure tour is a must!

Imagine a river tour with canyoning or rappelling – take it up a few notches, and we have the extreme challenge of ‘Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping’, a multi-sport activity that takes you through a beautiful canyon in the middle of a tropical rainforest.

The day starts out easy enough, with a nice drive through the Costa Rican countryside, to go deep into the forest, where the adventure begins! Get your adrenaline going with a 140 ft rappel down a gushing waterfall, take a plunge into the cool, clear pool below, and make your way to the shore. Continue online drugstore your journey and jump down a series of waterfalls and cliffs, that range from 5 to 25 feet in height, trek through a narrow canyon passage and experience the magical combination of hiking, swimming, and rock climbing along the river. Professional guides will accompany every step of the way to ensure your safety and help you test your limits. Finish up the day with a delicious all you can eat buffet at the ‘Hunters & Gatherers’ riverside restaurant, before heading back to your hotel for a rest.

The gravity falls experience can be enjoyed as a day trip from your hotel in La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano. Contact Camino Travel at info@caminotravel.com for more information.

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