15 days in Cundinamarca Department Itinerary

15 days in Cundinamarca Department Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
1
Girardot
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
San Antonio del Tequendama
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Zipaquira
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Choachi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Sao Paulo

2
nights
Girardot

Girardot ©
Just a two-hour drive from Bogota, the town of Girardot enjoys a tropical climate at odds with the cold, rainy weather in the nation's capital, making it a popular spot for weekenders from the city and international travelers alike.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Parque de la Locomotora and then look for gifts at Centro Comercial Unicentro. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Piscilago Colsubsidio and then make a trip to Plaza Principal de Girardot.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Girardot trip itinerary planning tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Girardot is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Colombia Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Sao Paulo in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Girardot, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Antonio del Tequendama.

Things to do in Girardot

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Piscilago Colsubsidio ©
Piscilago Colsubsidio
Centro Comercial Unicentro ©
Centro Comercial Unicentro
Parque de la Locomotora ©
Parque de la Locomotora

3
nights
San Antonio del Tequendama

San Antonio del Tequendama ©
San Antonio del Tequendama is a municipality and town of Colombia in the Tequendama Province part of the department of Cundinamarca. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Antonio del Tequendama: Catedral de Soacha (in Soacha), Piedras del Tunjo Archaeological Park (in Facatativa) and Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Salud (in Bojaca). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural Chicaque, admire the landmark architecture of Hacienda Cafetera California, and explore the activities along Embalse del Muna.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio del Tequendama journey builder.

Traveling by car from Girardot to San Antonio del Tequendama takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Girardot in June: high temperatures in San Antonio del Tequendama hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Zipaquira.

Things to do in San Antonio del Tequendama

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Catedral de Soacha, Piedras del Tunjo Archaeological Park, Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Salud, Hacienda Cafetera California, Embalse del Muna
Highlights from your plan
Parque Natural Chicaque ©
Parque Natural Chicaque
Piedras del Tunjo Archaeological Park ©
Piedras del Tunjo Archaeological Park
Hacienda Cafetera California ©
Hacienda Cafetera California

5
nights
Zipaquira

Zipaquira ©
A tour of Zipaquira, the salt-mining capital of Colombia, remains one of the best day-trip ideas from Bogota.
Explore Zipaquira's surroundings by going to Laguna de Guatavita (in Tierra Negra), Suesca (Suesca Rocks & Climbing Tours) and Mina de Sal de Nemocon (in Nemocon). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, steep yourself in history at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de los Dolores, have fun and explore at Museo Arqueologico de Zipaquira, and get into the urban bustle at Plaza de la Independecia.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zipaquira trip maker.

You can drive from San Antonio del Tequendama to Zipaquira in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Choachi.

Things to do in Zipaquira

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Suesca, Tocancipa, Laguna de Guatavita, Museo Indigena Guatavita, Mina de Sal de Nemocon
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira ©
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
Laguna de Guatavita ©
Laguna de Guatavita
Parque Jaime Duque ©
Parque Jaime Duque

4
nights
Choachi

Choachi ©
Choachí is a municipality and town of Colombia in the Eastern Province of the department of Cundinamarca. Take a break from Choachi with a short trip to Chingaza National Park in Fomeque, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cascada La Chorrera, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cervecera Fomeque, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepcion, and trek along Paramo Verjon.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Choachi planner.

You can drive from Zipaquira to Choachi in 2.5 hours. July in Choachi sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Choachi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Fomeque
Highlights from your plan
Cascada La Chorrera ©
Cascada La Chorrera
Chingaza National Park ©
Chingaza National Park
Cervecera Fomeque ©
Cervecera Fomeque