Disney announced this Tuesday, May 2, the launch in 2024 of a new tourist experience in Colombia that will allow travelers to immerse themselves in the real environments of the animated musical Charm, an adventure through the cultural diversity and scenic beauty of this nation.
Adventures by Disney, which offers guided family group vacations to national and international destinations, proposes a trip to the country that inspired the Disney film Charmwhich tells the peculiar story of the Madrigals, a Colombian family that lives in the mountains and in which all its members -except one, Maribel- have special powers.
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On this eight-day, seven-night guided adventurethe film comes alive with a visit to the historic center of Bogotá and the Paloquemao market, as well as a tour of Salento and the Valle del Cocora, cradle of the coffee axis and inspiration for the setting of Charm.
Travelers will also be able to put their cooking skills to the test with a practical class in preparing arepas, a traditional dish that Maribel’s mother, Julieta, makes in the film.
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They can also play tejo, Colombia’s national sport, as seen in the animated film, or explore the gorgeous port city of Cartagena, which inspired the colorful architecture and fabrics featured in the film.
“We are excited to include Colombia in our 2024 program as this country has been an inspiration for Disney stories that are loved around the world,” Nancy Schumacher, vice president and general manager of Adventures by, said in a statement. Disney.
Schumacher stressed that it is “an authentic travel experience that celebrates this incredible destination” and that it also includes a walk through the dry forest near Proyecto Tití, an organization dedicated to the preservation of the cotton-top tamarin, an endangered species.
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In fact, the company points out in the statement, it was the rich biodiversity of Colombia that determined the magical ability of Antonio, one of the film’s protagonists, who has the power to communicate with animals.
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Travelers will enjoy at each stage of the trip “the taste of local cuisine and discover the unique characteristics and beauty of this destination in Latin America.” Reservations for this new Disney destination can be made starting next May 12.