30 days in Medellin, Panama City & Barranquilla Itinerary

30 days in Medellin, Panama City & Barranquilla Itinerary

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Medellin, Colombia
— 10 nights
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Panama City, Panama
— 12 nights
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Barranquilla, Colombia
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Medellin, Colombia

— 10 nights

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.
Explore Medellin's surroundings by going to Piedra Del Penol (in Guatape), Basilica Menor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario de Chiquinquira (in La Estrella) and Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol (in Penol). On the 8th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Parque Explora, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Medellin, don't miss a visit to Plaza Botero, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Medellin travel route planning app.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Jose Maria C√≥rdova International Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Medellin can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks · Tours · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Panama City, Panama

— 12 nights

Dubai of Latin America

Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Panama City: Asociacion Panamericana para la Conservacion (in Gamboa), Gatun Locks (in Colon) and Isla Taboga (Taboga Island Beaches & Iglesia de San Pedro). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Panama Canal, appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenida Balboa, snap pictures at Bridge of the Americas, and take a stroll through Cinta Costera.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Panama City trip planner.

Fly from Medellin to Panama City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Medellin in January, with highs in Panama City at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Barranquilla.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Barranquilla, Colombia

— 6 nights

Golden Gate of Colombia

An industrial port city on Colombia's Caribbean coast, Barranquilla represents the fourth-most populous city in the country.
When in Barranquilla, make a side trip to see Castillo de Salgar in Puerto Colombia, approximately Puerto Colombia away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo del Caribe, browse the different shops at Viva Centro Comercial, appreciate the history behind Monumento Ventana Al Mundo, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoologico de Barranquilla.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Barranquilla vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Panama City to Barranquilla with the Route module. January in Barranquilla sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night.

Things to do in Barranquilla

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip