Seckovic takes vacationers nicely past Cartagena and Bogotá. A few of his favourite suggestions embody the “White Metropolis” of Popayan, the distant La Guajira peninsula, and the Tatacoa Desert. However there are thrilling alternatives in city settings, too. “I purpose to convey our visitors into contact with the nation’s most inspiring people working in direction of a brighter future, from pioneering cooks who spotlight distinctive gastro-diversity to native farmers working towards sustainable agriculture to graffiti artists dwelling in Medellin’s previously harmful Comuna 13,” says Seckovic. “Who can higher clarify the best way artwork and innovation has modified this blossoming metropolis?”
A lesser-known space that is presently booming, says Seckovic, is luxurious boutique resort infrastructure in Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the best coastal mountain vary on this planet. “The jungle-covered mountains and peripheral villages make for a cultural nucleus, a historic focus of tribes and Indigenous populations which have persevered to ascertain their rights in fashionable society,” says Seckovic. He additionally plans journeys to “La Ciudad Perdida,” the misplaced metropolis hidden within the rainforest and an archeological treasure, by way of a well-liked five-day trek within the cloud forest. “From there, you’ll be able to float down mountain rivers, drifting previous timber crammed with hummingbirds, toucans, quetzals, and packs of howler monkeys, in direction of the sandy seashores of the Caribbean ocean,” says Seckovic.
Languages Spoken: English and Spanish
Minimal Day by day Spend: From $450 per individual per day
“My household and I labored with Boris and his accomplice Marc on a two-week trip to Colombia. He was extremely responsive each earlier than and through our trip. They created an itinerary completely suited to our household’s wants. Whether or not it was top-notch luxurious lodging, arranging the proper tour or journey, utilizing the perfect guides, or recommending fabulous eating places, they constantly exceeded our excessive expectations.” — Ed B.