If you are looking to visit a country bursting with art, music, literature, history and passionate people, Colombia is just the place for you. IBMT offers two incredible 5 and 11 day Colombian tours that allow you to travel a country that encompasses some of the most beautiful and diverse natural and urban landscapes in the world. Whether its lounging on the beach on a hot sunny day, eating your away around the Latin cuisine or learning about the rich and intense history of Colombia, you are experiencing a little piece of paradise.
From the minute, you land into the vibrant lands of Colombia, it is very clear why this country has emerged into one of the top vacation destinations in the world. Colombia is a country where the people and sites are just as unique as the location, being the only South American country that borders both the Caribbean and Pacific, it contains a distinctive range of exquisite beaches, ancient archaeological sites, lively cities and the immaculate Amazon jungle that mirror the rarity of its location.
Begin your adventure in the trendy and vivacious capital city of Bogota, where you will admire the streets and buildings essential to Colombian life including the Presidential House ”Casa de Narino” and the legislative National Capital building Casa de los Comuneros. Continue your tour through the city, walking the streets and passing colourful street art, intricate architecture and active markets all the while visiting famous museums and iconic landmarks such as the Santuario del Señor de Monserrate where you will find the statue of Christ. This catholic shrine is located 3,152 metres above sea level providing panoramic and breathtaking views of the whole city.
Have you ever wanted to taste an internationally awarded cup of coffee? Take a sip and enjoy the deliciousness of high quality coffee with a view as IBMT takes you into the world of coffee making in the mountains of Hacienda San Alberto. Here, you will not only see the striking beauty of the plantations where the coffee beans are extracted, but you have a hands-on opportunity to learn about the process to produce this special cup of joy.
One cannot travel to Colombia without admiring the beauty and charm of the local timeless art and architecture. Take your picture beside famous Colombian artist’s sculptures in Bare Feet Park located in Medellin or take a stroll through the large Botanical Garden Joaquín Antonio Uribe, where you are guided through its lovely garden, lake and herbarium by our experienced IBMT tour guides.
Whether you are walking around the flamboyant streets of its modern neighborhoods, relaxing on its white sandy beaches, appreciating traditional and classic infrastructure or staring at iconic monuments and landscapes, the magic of Colombia is undeniable.
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Still traveling but wanted to thank you for planning a marvelous trip. It is truly a trip of a lifetime.
The IBMT Bar Mitzvah tour was fantastic! It was the perfect blend of family time and peer group time, of sites with religious/historic significance and just plain fun. The guide was personable and informative, and even the bus driver was great. All the details were attended to and you didn’t have to concern yourself with or worry about a thing. It was a true vacation. We would highly recommend it to anyone. If you are going to Eilat, Petra is a must!
We went on a church group to the Holyland with IBMT Tours and had a great trip, everything was planned for us perfectly. There was over 123 people in four different bus groups and things went smoothly, I thought it was going to be hectic with that many people in the group but IBMT did a wonderful job and made sure the buses did not go convoy, every bus had its own time table and itinerary for the day, our guide Dani was so knowledgeable and loving. We love you IBMT and we will recommend you guys. Thanks for everything you have done for us.
We just returned from Israel on an IBMT Bar Mitzvah Tour for our three grandsons. We had enough family members to warrant our own bus. After checking out many tour companies we went with IBMT and all of us were glad we did. The hotels were fabulous and the rooms allotted even more so. From the INBAL in Jerusalem, KFAR BLUM in the Galilee, the SHERATON in Tel Aviv, to the ROYAL BEACH in Eilat we couldn’t have asked for more. Our meals were equally excellent. Beginning with a welcome reception at the INBAL to the closing dinner at the CANAAN restaurant in Tel Aviv one and all loved them.
It was a busy tour made even more so by my husband who was determined the grandchildren see “everything”. Fortunately for us, we had the best guide when Ornan (from IBMT) gave us GADI. All of the groups loved their guides but Gadi was special. He was able to reach the kids (ages 7-13) as well as the adults. His knowledge, willingness to adjust the schedule, and good nature gave him a soft spot in all of our hearts. He filled in at Yad Vashem when the guide droned on a bit too much for some of us. He searched out a cemetery where a father, grandfather and great grandfather was buried and proceeded to enlighten us on the rituals and customs of a military cemetery. He adjusted our times to include those little extras. When weather precluded the camels, we visited Qumran. After the Bar Mitzvahs, some wanted to walk down Masada - again, no problem.
We loved everything. Friday night dinner with an Israeli family (coincidentally the husband was from Toronto), meeting the soldiers on the kibbutz, the Druze lunch, sampling different foods at the shuk, the bullet factory and on and on. Although the weather was precarious in December, it didn’t stop us and we were able to celebrate Chanukah in Israel...menorahs everywhere, sufganiyot of every kind, celebrations in the street galore.
Would we recommend this tour...without a moments hesitation. We had a family trip of a lifetime. Thank you also to our bus driver Louie, whom we all loved and who got us around safely.
“Gadi” - what else can we say ... g double o - d, j-o-b. Good job, good job. V-e-r-y-n-i-c-e, very nice, very nice.💕
I cannot imagine a better, more organized, more perfect experience! IBMT went above and beyond all expectations!
Loved the trip! The itinerary was fantastic and really kept us moving. We were able to see and do so much. Best of all was our tour guide Natalie. She was very kind, patient and extremely knowledgeable on every aspect of Israel.
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