15 days in Colombia Itinerary

15 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Bogota
— 3 nights
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Cali
— 3 nights
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Medellin
— 3 nights
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Cartagena
— 4 nights

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Bogota

Bogota ©

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 a short trip to Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira in Zipaquira (about 54 minutes away). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), admire the landmark architecture of Torre Colpatria, contemplate the long history of Bolivar Square, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bogota online trip builder.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Bogota is an approximately 7-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Juan to Bogota. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from San Juan in October: high temperatures in Bogota hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cali.

Things to do in Bogota

Side Trip

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Cali

Cali ©

Salsa Capital of the World

Learning how to salsa may be the most popular thing to do in Cali, but this giant city in southwestern Colombia represents more than just the "Salsa Capital of the World." Home to over 2 million people, thriving Cali serves as a major commercial and industrial center in South America, boasting the fastest-growing economy in Colombia.
Cali is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Museo Aereo Fenix, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia La Ermita, admire the striking features of El Gato Del Rio( Gato De Tejada), and appreciate the history behind Cristo Rey.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cali online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Bogota to Cali by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Bogota in October, things will get a bit warmer in Cali: highs are around 35°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Cali

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
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Museo Aereo Fenix
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Andoke
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Monument
Cristo Rey
4.5

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Medellin

Medellin ©

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.
Medellin is known for parks, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Pueblito Paisa, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico de Medellin, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de Antioquia.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Medellin visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Cali to Medellin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cali in October: highs in Medellin hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
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Aquarium
Parque Explora
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Walking tour
Walking tours
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Plaza Botero
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Cartagena

Cartagena ©

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 14th (Mon), spend a cool day on the water with Veleros Colombia. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, contemplate the long history of Plaza Santo Domingo, get outside with Arrecife Boat Rentals, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cartagena day trip planning site.

Fly from Medellin to Cartagena in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Medellin in October, expect Cartagena to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Transportation
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