Category Archives: Colombia

7 Awesome Places To Visit In Colombia For Your Perfect Travel Itinerary

7 awesome places to visi in Colombia for your perfect travel itinerary - The Wilder Route. Image shows Kelly walking down a street lined with street art.

Our Colombia trip was packed full of adventure as we experienced as much of this stunning country as we could. Being constantly blown away by the kindness and energy of the people as well as all of the beautiful places in Colombia. We experienced diverse and mind-blowing landscapes, stunning architecture and tons of colour, music […]

45 Awesome Photos That Will Inspire You To Travel Colombia!

Colombia Travel Photos - 45 Awesome Photos That Will Inspire You To Travel Colombia - The Wilder Route. Image shows a house that floats in the ocean & the sun setting behind it.

We had an unbelievable time travelling around Colombia for two months. Being so diverse and hell of a lot safer nowadays there has never been a better time to travel Colombia. There’s definitely a special energy that you will feel from the moment you arrive. Boasting no two places being exactly the same, when travelling […]

Cost Of Travelling Colombia – What We Spent In 52 Days

Cost Of Travelling Colombia – What We Spent In 52 Days - The Wilder Route. Image shows a bar overlooking the ocean.

Colombia is one of the most diverse countries on the planet, not just in scenery but in every single way. We were so excited to get stuck into its culture, learn some more about its interesting history and have the choice of Caribbean coast, mountain ranges, jungles and amazing cities. Colombia being so self sustainable […]

Camino Real Colombia Hike ∼ An Ancient Route From Barichara to Los Santos

Camino Real Colombia Hike - Barichara to Los Santos. Image shows Kelly, walking on a dusty path, below her is a large canyon & mountains with clouds surrounding them. She is wearing black leggings, a pink top & has a rucksack on her back.

The Camino Real Colombia is an age-old stone-paved road that was originally built by The Guane, peoples indigenous to the area of Santander. Winding through six remote towns & villages, across relatively untouched landscape this enchanting path starts in Cabrera & winds up in Los Santos. The Camino Real or ‘el Camino Real’ translated means […]

Hiking In Colombia ∼ A Complete Guide Including Five Epic Hikes

Hiking in Colombia - A Quick Guide Including 5 Epic Experiences - The Wilder Route. Image shows a cloud inversion & a lush mountain view.

The second most biodiverse country on the planet makes for some pretty spectacular scenery which is the very reason why hiking in Colombia was so high on our list of priorities when we visited… & should be on yours too! With so many stunning places to visit in Colombia, each area we travelled to we tried to […]

5 Alluring Reasons To Add Minca Colombia To Your Kick-Ass Itinerary!

5 Alluring Reasons To Add Minca Colombia To Your Kick-Ass Itinerary - The Wilder Route. Image shows a woven jungle hut with a balcony & colourful furniture.

Minca, Colombia Sitting in the Sierra Nevada mountains right up above the city of Santa Marta, Minca Colombia was not somewhere that was even remotely on our radar when we arrived in the country but oh boy are we glad we decided to go there. What started off as a few days, turned into a […]

San Andrés Island, Colombia – The Caribbean On A Budget!

San Andrés Island, Colombia – The Caribbean On A Budget. Image shows a wooden boat, & a white sandy beacj with crystal celar waters overlooked by houses.

Ever wanted to have everything the Caribbean has to offer but for a fraction of the normal price? The beautiful and fascinating Colombian island of San Andrés is actually located actually closer to Nicaragua than Colombia right in the middle of the Caribbean sea. The locals are super friendly, the main languages are Spanish and […]

Lost City Trek, Colombia ∼ Everything You Need To Know

Lost City Trek, Colombia ∼ everything you need to know - The Wilder Route. Image shows Adam walking across a wooden bridge through the jungle.

The Lost City Trek or Ciudad Perdida was something on our list before we even set foot in Colombia and as we travelled through the country and headed from Cartagena to Minca we were excited to see if we could do the Trek though our hostel – Casa Loma. After booking the trek through the […]

Medellin – What To See In 4 Days

Medellin - What To See In 4 Days - The Wilder Route. Image shows a barrio on the edge of a mountan, the sky is blue & the landscaoe that can be seen is a deep green.

Once one of the most dangerous cities on the planet, Medellin with its barrios that sprawl the mountains surrounding the city, its hip & chick neighbourhoods & its deep & complicated history showing everywhere, may shock you & surprise you but will certainly have you saying wow! Just soaking up the whole atmosphere & getting […]

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The Wilder Route seen at Destinations - The Holiday & Travel Show in association with The Sunday Times
The Wilder Route seen in Wanderlust Magazine
The Wilder Route seen at The Caravan & Motorhome Show, Event City, Manchester
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