17 days in Colombia & Toronto Itinerary

17 days in Colombia & Toronto Itinerary

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Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Bogota, Colombia
— 3 nights
Foot:  3 h 15 min
2
Salento, Colombia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Medellin, Colombia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Guatape, Colombia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Cartagena, Colombia
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
6
Toronto, Canada
— 3 nights
End: Toronto, Canada

3
nights
Bogota, Colombia

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bogota: Ospina Park (in Chia) and Zipaquira (Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira & Plaza de los Comuneros). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monserrate, and contemplate the long history of Bolivar Square.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bogota planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Bogota is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto in February, expect Bogota to be much hotter, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Salento.

Things to do in Bogota

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Zipaquira, Ospina Park
Highlights from your plan
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

2
nights
Salento, Colombia

Salento ©
Founded in 1842, the town of Salento represents the oldest established settlement in Quindio.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at El Recuerdo Finca Cafetera Tradicional, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Kasaguadua Natural Reserve, and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Jesus Maria y Jose, thenview the masterpieces at Region Paisaje / Landscape Region, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bosques de Cocora.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salento trip planner.

Traveling by combination of from Bogota to Salento takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bogota in February, things will get a bit warmer in Salento: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Medellin.

Things to do in Salento

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Parroquia Jesus Maria y Jose
Highlights from your plan
Kasaguadua Natural Reserve ©
Kasaguadua Natural Reserve
Bosques de Cocora ©
Bosques de Cocora
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
nights
Medellin, Colombia

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 your game on at Tejo In Medellin (tour), see Off-Road Tours, and walk around Parques del Rio.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Medellin fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Salento to Medellin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Guatape.

Things to do in Medellin

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Tejo In Medellin (tour)
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Walking tours
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
Guatape, Colombia

Guatape ©
On the shores of a large artificial lake, Guatape ensures a pleasant experience in a quiet little town known for its friendly residents and attractive architecture.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol, explore the striking landscape at Piedra Del Penol, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio benedictino Santa Maria de la Epifania and then head outdoors with ALTITUDE.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Guatape online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Medellin to Guatape in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Medellin in March, things will get little chillier in Guatape: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Guatape

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen ©
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen
Piedra Del Penol ©
Piedra Del Penol

2
nights
Cartagena, Colombia

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver, thensteep yourself in history at Walled City of Cartagena, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Plazoleta de Blas de Lezo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at Plaza Santo Domingo, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then don't miss a visit to Las Bovedas.

Make your Cartagena itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Guatape to Cartagena by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Guatape in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cartagena, with highs around 37°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Toronto: Niagara Falls (Studio Vine Glass, Journey Behind the Falls, &more) and Welland Bridge 13 (in Welland). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, experience rural life at Riverdale Farm, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Toronto tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Cartagena to Toronto by flight takes about 9 hours. Traveling from Cartagena in March, things will get much colder in Toronto: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Welland Bridge 13
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

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