10 days in Armenia, Medellin & Cartagena Itinerary

10 days in Armenia, Medellin & Cartagena Itinerary

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Fly to El Dorado International Airport, Drive to Armenia
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Armenia
— 2 nights
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Medellin
— 2 nights
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Cartagena
— 3 nights
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Armenia

— 2 nights

Miracle City

The capital city of Quindio Department, Armenia was founded in 1889 by Jesus Maria Ocampo as he sought a hideout in the Quindio mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Armenia: Salento (Kasaguadua Natural Reserve & Las Acacias Coffee Farm) and Parque del Cafe (in Montenegro). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Eje Cafetero (Zona Cafetera) and get outside with Parque de la Vida.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Armenia online trip itinerary planner.

Chamarel, Mauritius to Armenia is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mauritius Standard Time to Colombia Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Chamarel in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Armenia, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Medellin.

Things to do in Armenia

Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Medellin

— 2 nights

City of the Eternal Spring

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo Parroquial Jesus Nazareno, get engrossed in the history at Museo de Antioquia, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Medellin sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Armenia to Medellin in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Cartagena.

Things to do in Medellin

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Fun & Games

Cartagena

— 3 nights

City of Heroes

The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
On the 27th (Tue), look for gifts at Coffee And, then don't miss a visit to Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa, and finally contemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Plaza Santo Domingo, then contemplate the long history of Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Santa Catalina de Alejandria.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cartagena trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Medellin to Cartagena in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Medellin in April, with highs in Cartagena at 38°C and lows at 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping