7 days in Barranquilla, Palomino & Riohacha Itinerary

7 days in Barranquilla, Palomino & Riohacha Itinerary

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Barranquilla
— 3 nights
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Palomino
— 1 night
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Riohacha
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Barranquilla

— 3 nights

Golden Gate of Colombia

An industrial port city on Colombia's Caribbean coast, Barranquilla represents the fourth-most populous city in the country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Centro Comercial Portal del Prado, Centro Comercial Gran Boulevard, Jardin Botanico de Barranquilla, and other attractions you added. Step out of Barranquilla to go to Puerto Colombia and see Castillo de Salgar, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Centro Comercial Buenavista, get engrossed in the history at Museo Mapuka, don't miss a visit to Malecon Leon Caridi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepcion.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Barranquilla trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Barranquilla. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Palomino.

Things to do in Barranquilla

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Palomino

— 1 night
On the 4th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at Gerson's Massage and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playas de Palomino.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Palomino trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Barranquilla to Palomino in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Riohacha.

Things to do in Palomino

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas
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Riohacha

— 1 night
Lying where the Rancheria River flows into the Caribbean Sea, Riohacha serves as a gateway to the desert region of La Guajira Peninsula.
On the 5th (Sat), head outdoors with Santuario de fauna y flora los flamencos, then pick up some local products at El Mercado Nuevo, and then make a trip to Camellon de Riohacha.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Riohacha tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Palomino to Riohacha takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C.

Things to do in Riohacha

Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your trip

La Guajira Department travel guide

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Beaches · River Rafting & Tubing · Outdoor Activities