24 days in Colombia & Santiago Itinerary

24 days in Colombia & Santiago Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly:  14 h
1
Bogota, Colombia
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Cartagena, Colombia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
San Andres Island, Colombia
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
4
Santiago, Chile
— 7 nights
Fly:  19 h
End: Barcelona, Spain

5
nights
Bogota, Colombia

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 these side-trips from Bogota: Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira (in Zipaquira) and Centro de Memoria El Cuartico (in Valledupar). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Whee Institute - Learn Spanish in Bogota, don't miss a visit to Centro Empresarial Santa Barbara, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Bogota day trip planning website.

Barcelona, Spain to Bogota is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Bogota is minus 6 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in October, with highs in Bogota at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Bogota

Tours Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, Centro de Memoria El Cuartico
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

4
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.
Spend the 16th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, contemplate the long history of Claustro de la Merced Mausoleo de Garcia Marquez, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cartagena trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Bogota to Cartagena in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in October; daily highs in Cartagena reach 38°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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 Santo Domingo ©
Plaza Santo Domingo

5
nights
San Andres Island, Colombia

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: head off the coast to Johnny Cay, identify plant and animal life at Cayo El Acuario, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Luis, and don't miss a visit to Rocky Cay.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Andres Island trip planner.

Fly from Cartagena to San Andres Island in 3.5 hours. October in San Andres Island sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita
Hoyo Soplador ©
Hoyo Soplador

7
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Venture out of the city with trips to Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado). Dedicate the 28th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 26th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, wander the streets of Barrio Bellavista, and get great views at San Cristóbal Hill.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Santiago tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from San Andres Island to Santiago by flight takes about 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Andres Island to Santiago. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Concha y Toro, Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

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