6 days in Colombia Itinerary

6 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly + Drive:  8 h
1
Chia
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Barichara
— 1 day
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
3
San Andres Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Cartagena
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1
night
Chia

Chia ©
A city of 200,000 people, Chia lies just 2.7 km (1.6 mi) from the nation's capital, Bogota.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): look for gifts at Vinos Express.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chia route maker website.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Chia is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Barichara.

Things to do in Chia

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Laguna de Guatavita
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Laguna de Guatavita ©
Laguna de Guatavita
Vinos Express ©
Vinos Express
Centro Comercial Cento Chia ©
Centro Comercial Cento Chia

1
day
Barichara

Barichara ©
A charming town of just over 7,000 people, Barichara displays rustic, dusty orange-colored architecture, protected by the Colombian People's Heritage Network.
On the 3rd (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Punto Amarillo Barichara, look for gifts at Tierrarte, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion, get engrossed in the history at Casa de la Cultura Emiliano Pradilla Gonzalez, then take in the exciting artwork at Fundacion San Lorenzo De Barichara, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio Barichara.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Barichara trip maker.

You can drive from Chia to Barichara in 6.5 hours. In July in Barichara, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Barichara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Cementerio  Barichara ©
Cementerio Barichara
Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion ©
Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion
Casa de la Cultura Emiliano Pradilla Gonzalez ©

1
day
San Andres Island

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at West View, then identify plant and animal life at Aquanautas, then look for gifts at Esmeraldas Colombianas, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Spratt Bight.

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Getting from Barichara to San Andres Island by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Barichara in July, with highs in San Andres Island at 86°F and lows at 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Playa de Spratt Bight ©
Playa de Spratt Bight
Esmeraldas Colombianas ©
Esmeraldas Colombianas
Aquanautas ©
Aquanautas

2
nights
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.
On the 5th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ermita Nuestra Senora De La Candelaria, don't miss a visit to Plaza de La Trinidad, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Trinidad, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Aduana, and finally make a trip to Plaza de San Diego. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of NH Galeria, pause for some photo ops at La Gorda Gertrudis, and then look for gifts at Dantas Store.

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Fly from San Andres Island to Cartagena in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Cartagena can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Dantas Store ©
Dantas Store
Iglesia de la Trinidad ©
Iglesia de la Trinidad
Templo de Santo Domingo ©
Templo de Santo Domingo

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