11 days in Colombia Itinerary

11 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Port of Spain, Trinidad
Fly:  12 h
1
Bogota
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Medellin
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h 15 min
3
Santa Marta
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
San Andres Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Port of Spain, Trinidad

1
night
Bogota

Bogota ©
Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dive & Tours as well as Rolombia Trips. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a short side trip with Rolombia Trips and then discover the deep blue sea with Dive & Tours.

Before you visit Bogota, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Bogota is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Port of Spain to Bogota is minus 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Port of Spain in December: high temperatures in Bogota hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. You will leave for Medellin on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Bogota

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Rolombia Trips ©
Rolombia Trips

2
nights
Medellin

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes LaZotea Rooftop Bar as well as Centro Comercial Santafé. On the 26th (Wed), get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque Explora, don't miss a visit to Plaza Botero, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Centro Comercial Santafé.

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Traveling by flight from Bogota to Medellin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in December; daily highs in Medellin reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Santa Marta.

Things to do in Medellin

Tours Zoos & Aquariums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
LaZotea Rooftop Bar ©
LaZotea Rooftop Bar
Parque Explora ©
Parque Explora

3
nights
Santa Marta

Santa Marta ©
Many visitors begin their Santa Marta holiday, surrounded by urban clutter and heavy traffic, expecting little from the city in terms of historical importance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crab's Bar as well as Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marine World Aquarium, stroll around Parque de Los Novios, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Crab's Bar. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Marta trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Medellin to Santa Marta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Medellin in December, expect Santa Marta to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona ©
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Blanca ©
Playa Blanca

2
nights
San Andres Island

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
You've added Aquanautas, EcoFiwi Turismo Ecologico, Coco Loco Disco Bar, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with Aquanautas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Johnny Cay, then head off the coast to Cayo Bolivar, and then don't miss a visit to Mare.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Andres Island online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Santa Marta to San Andres Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Santa Marta in December, plan for slightly colder days in San Andres Island, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mare
Highlights from your plan
Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
EcoFiwi Turismo Ecologico ©
EcoFiwi Turismo Ecologico
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita

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