15 days in Bucaramanga & Bogota Itinerary

15 days in Bucaramanga & Bogota Itinerary

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Bucaramanga
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Bogota
— 9 nights
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Bucaramanga

— 5 nights

City of Parks

A tour of Bucaramanga may yield little evidence that it dates back as far as 1622.
Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional de Chicamocha. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Club Campestre Bucaramanga, stroll through Canon Del Chicamocha, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Juan Bautista, and get engrossed in the history at La Casa del Libro Total.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Bucaramanga trip planner.

Oranjestad, Aruba to Bucaramanga is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Colombia Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Oranjestad in July, expect Bucaramanga to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly to Bogota.

Things to do in Bucaramanga

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bogota

— 9 nights

Athens of South America

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bogota: Zipaquira (Esensal, Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, &more), Plaza Sesquile (in Sesquile) and Laguna de Guatavita (in Tierra Negra). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bogota trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Bucaramanga to Bogota takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bucaramanga in July, expect Bogota to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bogota

Parks · Tours · Museums · Nature

Side Trips