14 days in Cartagena, Isla Baru & Isla Tierra Bomba Itinerary

14 days in Cartagena, Isla Baru & Isla Tierra Bomba Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cartagena District tour planner

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Cartagena
— 9 nights
Ferry
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Isla Baru
— 2 nights
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Drive to Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport, Fly to Rafael Nuñez International Airport, Drive to Isla Tierra Bomba
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— 1 night

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Cartagena

— 9 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.
Cartagena is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oceanario, and contemplate the long history of Torre del Reloj.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cartagena trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Cartagena. In December in Cartagena, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Isla Baru.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Isla Baru

— 2 nights
Lying south of Cartagena, Isla Baru was connected to the mainland until the construction of the Canal del Dique.
On the 10th (Sun), kick back and relax at Playa Puntilla and then identify plant and animal life at Aviario Nacional de Colombia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Blanca.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Isla Baru trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Cartagena to Isla Baru takes 3.5 hours. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Isla Tierra Bomba.

Things to do in Isla Baru

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Isla Tierra Bomba

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Bateria del Angel San Rafael and then step into the grandiose world of Fuerte de San Fernando de Bocachica. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at Namaste Beach Club and then step off the mainland to explore Tierrabomba Island.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Isla Tierra Bomba trip itinerary website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isla Baru to Isla Tierra Bomba. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C.

Things to do in Isla Tierra Bomba

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Spas · Parks