15 days in Colombia Itinerary

15 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Cartagena
— 4 nights
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Medellin
— 2 nights
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Armenia
— 2 nights
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Bogota
— 5 nights

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas and Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Scuba & Snorkeling and Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa. Step out of Cartagena to go to Isla Baru and see Playa Blanca, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Walled City of Cartagena, admire the landmark architecture of Las Bovedas, make a trip to Portal de Los Dulces, and gain insight at Plaza Santo Domingo.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cartagena trip itinerary app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Cartagena is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Cartagena is minus 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in August: highs in Cartagena hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Cartagena

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

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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.
On the 6th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Plaza Botero, look for all kinds of wild species at Mariposario Selva Viva, and then surround yourself with nature on Alma del Bosque. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Cerro El Volador, steep yourself in history at Pueblito Paisa, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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

Traveling by flight from Cartagena to Medellin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cartagena in August, expect Medellin to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Armenia.

Things to do in Medellin

Wildlife · Tours · Parks · Outdoors
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Mariposario Selva Viva
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Alma del Bosque
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Cerro El Volador
3.7

2
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Armenia

Armenia ©

Miracle City

The capital city of Quindio Department, Armenia was founded in 1889 by Jesus Maria Ocampo as he sought a hideout in the Quindio mountains.
On the 8th (Thu), head outdoors with Globos Colombia and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parques Panaca. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Kasaguadua Natural Reserve, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico del Quindio, and then find something for the whole family at Juegos Extremos La huerta de Calocho.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Armenia trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Medellin to Armenia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Armenia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Armenia

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Outdoors

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Parques Panaca
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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.
Get outdoors at Monserrate and Cascada La Chorrera. Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira and Bolivar Square will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Mina de Sal de Nemocon (in Nemocon), Parque Natural Chicaque (in Chicaque) and Laguna de Guatavita (in Tierra Negra). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), wander the streets of Barrio La Candelaria, admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and look for all kinds of wild species at Jardin Botanico de Bogota Jose Celestino Mutis.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, use the Bogota road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Armenia to Bogota takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Armenia in August, with highs in Bogota at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bogota

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

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