7 days in Colombia Itinerary

7 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
San Andres Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Bogota
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Cartagena
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Orlando, Florida

2
nights
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 2nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Playa de San Luis, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hoyo Soplador, then look for all kinds of wild species at La Piscinita, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Charquitos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Cayo El Acuario, head off the coast to Johnny Cay, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Andres Island trip itinerary site.

Orlando, USA to San Andres Island is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. Traveling from Orlando in April, San Andres Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita
Hoyo Soplador ©
Hoyo Soplador

2
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.
On the 4th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Bolivar Square, see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and then take in the awesome beauty at Monserrate. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bogota online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Andres Island to Bogota takes 2.5 hours. In April, Bogota is colder than San Andres Island - with highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Tours Parks
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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oceanario. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Plaza Santo Domingo, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cartagena online travel route planner.

Fly from Bogota to Cartagena in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in April; daily highs in Cartagena reach 90°F and lows reach 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Oceanario
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

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