3 days in Colombia Itinerary

3 days in Colombia Itinerary

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3 days in Colombia Itinerary

Start: Houston
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h 15​min
1
Bogota
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Medellin
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
3
Cartagena
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Houston

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Monserrate.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bogota online route planner .

Houston, USA to Bogota is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Houston to Bogota, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Houston in June, with highs in Bogota at 66°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Medellin.

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Monserrate ©
Monserrate

few
hours
Medellin

Medellin ©
Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Plaza Botero.

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You can fly from Bogota to Medellin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In June, Medellin is somewhat warmer than Bogota - with highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cartagena.
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Plaza Botero ©
Plaza Botero

1
night
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 12th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cartagena route planner .

Getting from Medellin to Cartagena by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, Cartagena is a bit warmer than Medellin - with highs of 91°F and lows of 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

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Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas

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