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All the following activities are included in the 10 day programme.
We will start each day with a fitness session. It may be a circuit class on the beach, a jog around the City walls of Cartagena, or working out with the Colombian Military. It will be designed to get the endorphins flowing ready for the day’s activities. Don’t worry you won’t need to be super fit, although after 10 days you will be a lot fitter that before you arrived.
Don’t worry it’s not Iron man but a team event involving a short swim, run and cycle around the Caribbean coastline in teams, more like a relay to build our team spirit!
We have our own bikes for the duration of the trip with cycle tours of the cities mini triathlon, to cycle trekking in the jungle.
We will use the
Sports ground in Cartagena and get involved with Navy teams for potted sports. Learn the word “Referee!” in Spanish!
Helping Local Kids
One day of the trip is devoted to helping out local kids in the poorer slums of Santa Marta. We are going to get involved in helping them to have a fun sports day this is something really close to my heart and will be one of the most rewarding aspects of trip.
Climbing, Abseiling, Waterfalls
Tyrona Park set in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in full of waterfalls and areas to climb and abseil as well as orienteering. Ours will be a memorable stay there.
Colombia is famous for its horses. We will take a trek through the mountains and beaches of
Tyrona National Park
near Santa Marta. Prepare to be saddle sore!
A great way to zip around and see the sights, we will have a quick tour of the city
followed by Segway racing …… these machines can certainly pick up speed and are
Cartagena’s shoreline is home to international kite surfing competitions. We will have a go with our own instructors. Don’t worry if you have never done it, by the end of our Kite Surfing Day you will be flying over the crystal Caribbean waters.
This is a must. If you are an experienced diver, a novice or have never done it before our diving instructors will give you a memorable experience.
We have our own paddleboards for a nifty way of getting around the coastline. Again you don’t need to be an expert to manage these.
We are planning a day out on a luxury boat where we will head to the
for some water sports as well as the traditional Colombian lunch of fresh fish and plantain on tables and chairs set in the sea. We will also take our own boat for the 4 hour trip between Cartagena and Santa Marta.
Yoga, Massage, Reiki
At the end of a tough day of activities our therapists will lay on massages, yoga classes and reiki to help you wind down, and get rid of any aches and pains.
Salsa & Merengue dancing
One of our team interpreters is an ace dancer and will take any opportunity to teach you, so we can let you loose on the locals and join in the amazing night time energy.
Cartagena nightlife offers something for everyone , from sipping mojitos in the plazas of the old city to dancing the night away in the bars or clubs