60 days in Colombia Itinerary

60 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Puerto Narino
— 1 night
2
Bogota
— 7 nights
3
Medellin
— 7 nights
4
Montenegro
— 6 nights
5
Salento
— 5 nights
6
Cali
— 7 nights
7
San Andres Island
— 7 nights
8
Islas de Rosario
— 2 nights
9
Cartagena
— 7 nights
10
Tayrona National Park
— 2 nights
11
Santa Marta
— 6 nights

1
night
Puerto Narino

Puerto Narino ©
Puerto Nariño is the second municipality of the Amazonas department of Colombia, located on the shore of the Amazon River.It has about 6,000 residents, most of them are indigenous (from the Ticuna tribe) and its specificity is that it is entirely pedestrian, no car or motorcycle being allowed, as an experiment in an ecological community. Reserva Natural Rio Nambi has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Lago Tarapoto and then identify plant and animal life at Reserva Natural Rio Nambi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Avistamiento de Delfines Rosados.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Puerto Narino tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Puerto Narino is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Colombia Standard Time (COT) is minus 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Puerto Narino hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Puerto Narino

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lago Tarapoto ©
Lago Tarapoto

7
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bogota: Zipaquira (Casa Museo Quevedo Zornoza, Esensal, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monserrate, stroll around Parque Metropolitano Simon Bolivar, and make a trip to Casa Libreria Wilborada 1047.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bogota trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Puerto Narino to Bogota with the Route module. In July, Bogota is much colder than Puerto Narino - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Zipaquira, Basilica Del Señor de los Milagros
Highlights from your plan
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Monserrate ©
Monserrate
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

7
nights
Medellin

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Get out of town with these interesting Medellin side-trips: Piedra Del Penol (in Guatape) and Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol (in Penol). There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Guatape, and get outside with Quebrada Santa Elena.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Medellin trip planner.

You can fly from Bogota to Medellin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Medellin is a bit warmer than Bogota - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Montenegro.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Envigado, Piedra Del Penol, Parroquia Sta Ana Santuario de Maria Auxiliadora .Sabaneta, Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Walking tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

6
nights
Montenegro

Montenegro ©
Named after the dark trees covering the area's hills, Montenegro (literally Black Mountain) sits in a verdant zone irrigated by three major rivers.
Get out of town with these interesting Montenegro side-trips: Dos Cosechas Coffee (in Dosquebradas), Museo del Oro Quimbaya (in Armenia) and Pereira (Paroquia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Pobreza, &more). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Globos Colombia, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Jesus Maria y Jose, don't miss a visit to Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera), and get in on the family fun at Parque del Cafe.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Montenegro itinerary planner.

Fly from Medellin to Montenegro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Salento.

Things to do in Montenegro

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Pereira, Armenia, Quimbaya, Dos Cosechas Coffee, Iglesia de Guadalupe
Highlights from your plan
Globos Colombia ©
Globos Colombia
Parque del Cafe ©
Parque del Cafe
Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera) ©
Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera)

5
nights
Salento

Salento ©
Founded in 1842, the town of Salento represents the oldest established settlement in Quindio.
When in Salento, make a side trip to see Los Nevados National Park in La Estrella, approximately La Estrella away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Kasaguadua Natural Reserve, admire the verdant scenery at Valle del Cocora, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and experience rural life at El Recuerdo Finca Cafetera Tradicional.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salento online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Montenegro to Salento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Salento are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cali.

Things to do in Salento

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Los Nevados National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kasaguadua Natural Reserve ©
Kasaguadua Natural Reserve
Bosques de Cocora ©
Bosques de Cocora
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

7
nights
Cali

Cali ©
Learning how to salsa may be the most popular thing to do in Cali, but this giant city in southwestern Colombia represents more than just the "Salsa Capital of the World." Home to over 2 million people, thriving Cali serves as a major commercial and industrial center in South America, boasting the fastest-growing economy in Colombia.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cali: Palmira (Unicentro Palmira & Parque de la Factoria). The adventure continues: trek along Picoloro Ecoturismo, appreciate the history behind Cristo Rey, contemplate the long history of Hacienda Canasgordas, and examine the collection at Caliwood Museo de la Cinematografia.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cali road trip site.

Traveling by car from Salento to Cali takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Cali

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palmira
Highlights from your plan
Picoloro Ecoturismo ©
Picoloro Ecoturismo
Museo Aereo Fenix ©
Museo Aereo Fenix
Zoologico de Cali ©
Zoologico de Cali

7
nights
San Andres Island

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: step off the mainland to explore Johnny Cay, look for all kinds of wild species at West View, don't miss a visit to Rocky Cay, and stroll through Cocoplum Bay.

Discover how to plan a San Andres Island trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Cali to San Andres Island in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Cali in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in San Andres Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Islas de Rosario.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mare
Highlights from your plan
Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita
Hoyo Soplador ©
Hoyo Soplador

2
nights
Islas de Rosario

Islas de Rosario ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get outside with Bora Bora Cartagena Beach Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): head outdoors with IslaBela.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Islas de Rosario trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from San Andres Island to Islas de Rosario takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Islas de Rosario can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Islas de Rosario

Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
IslaBela ©
IslaBela

7
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.
Step out of Cartagena to go to Isla Baru and see Playa Blanca, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa, don't miss a visit to Plaza Bolivar, and contemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cartagena vacation website.

You can ride a ferry from Islas de Rosario to Cartagena in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tayrona National Park.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Playa Blanca
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

2
nights
Tayrona National Park

Tayrona National Park ©
On the 21st (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Playa de las 7 Olas and then head outdoors with Pozo Azul.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tayrona National Park trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Cartagena to Tayrona National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Santa Marta.

Things to do in Tayrona National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pozo Azul
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona ©
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona
Pozo Azul ©
Pozo Azul

6
nights
Santa Marta

Santa Marta ©
Many visitors begin their Santa Marta holiday, surrounded by urban clutter and heavy traffic, expecting little from the city in terms of historical importance.
Explore Santa Marta's surroundings by going to Minca (El Dorado Bird Reserve & Museo Minca - Memorial Museum of the Sierra Nevada) and Plaza Centenario (in Cienaga). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the architecture and design of Universidad del Magdalena, examine the collection at Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana, and get outside with El Rodadero.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Marta travel planner.

Drive from Tayrona National Park to Santa Marta in 1.5 hours. August in Santa Marta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Minca, Plaza Centenario
Highlights from your plan
Parque de Los Novios ©
Parque de Los Novios
Scuba & Snorkeling
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino ©
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino

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