15 days in Colombia Itinerary

15 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bogota
1
Bogota
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Medellin
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
San Andres Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Santa Marta
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Tayrona National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Cartagena
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Bogota

3
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira in Zipaquira (about 54 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), steep yourself in history at Bolivar Square, admire the natural beauty at Piero Jardinero, and look for gifts at El Cuchitril Second Hand Shop.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bogota trip itinerary builder app.

If you are flying in from Serbia, the closest major aiport is El Dorado International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Bogota can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Monserrate ©
Monserrate
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

3
nights
Medellin

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, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Parque Explora, stop by Evok, and see Off-Road Tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Medellin travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bogota to Medellin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bogota in October: high temperatures in Medellin hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Medellin

Tours Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Parroquia la Nina Maria
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Off-Road Tours
Walking tours
Parque Explora ©
Parque Explora

3
nights
San Andres Island

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
San Andres Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Johnny Cay, kick back and relax at Playa de San Luis, explore the fascinating underground world of Morgan's Cave, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

Discover how to plan a San Andres Island trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Medellin to San Andres Island in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Medellin in October, things will get a bit warmer in San Andres Island: highs are around 36°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Santa Marta.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita
Cayo Bolivar ©
Cayo Bolivar

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Fri), explore the world behind art at Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Marta driving holiday planner.

Fly from San Andres Island to Santa Marta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Tayrona National Park.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino ©
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino

1
night
Tayrona National Park

Tayrona National Park ©
On the 24th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tayrona National Park trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Santa Marta to Tayrona National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cartagena.

Things to do in Tayrona National Park

Parks Nature
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Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona ©
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

3
nights
Cartagena

Cartagena ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanario. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Plaza Santo Domingo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver, then take an in-depth tour of Museo del Oro Zenu, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Bolivar.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cartagena trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tayrona National Park to Cartagena in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. October in Cartagena sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Oceanario
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
Plaza Bolivar ©
Plaza Bolivar

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