7 days in Panama City, Medellin & Barranquilla Itinerary

7 days in Panama City, Medellin & Barranquilla Itinerary

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7 days in Panama City, Medellin & Barranquilla Itinerary

Start: Panama City, Panama
1
Panama City, Panama
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h
2
Medellin, Colombia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Barranquilla, Colombia
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Panama City, Panama

1
day
Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador), don't miss a visit to Panama Canal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San José.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Panama City travel route planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport, Panama Pacific International Airport and Tocumen International Airport. March in Panama City sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites
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Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) ©
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador)
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Iglesia de San José

3
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Medellin, Colombia

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): let the kids burn off some steam at Parque Lleras, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Parque Explora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): get your game on at Bubble Foot Medellin, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Antioquia, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza Botero.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Medellin trip maker app .

You can fly from Panama City to Medellin in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Panama City in March, expect Medellin to be a bit cooler, temps between 82°F and 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barranquilla.

Things to do in Medellin

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Walking tours
Plaza Botero ©
Plaza Botero
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Parque Explora

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nights
Barranquilla, Colombia

Barranquilla ©
An industrial port city on Colombia's Caribbean coast, Barranquilla represents the fourth-most populous city in the country.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barranquilla: Castillo de Salgar (in Puerto Colombia) and Paseo El Camellon (in Santa Marta). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo del Caribe, stop by Todomono, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoologico de Barranquilla, and explore the striking landscape at Bocas de Cenizas.

To find maps, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Barranquilla day trip planning app .

You can fly from Medellin to Barranquilla in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, Barranquilla is a bit warmer than Medellin - with highs of 90°F and lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barranquilla

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Side Trips

Castillo de Salgar, Paseo El Camellon
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Zoologico de Barranquilla ©
Zoologico de Barranquilla
Museo del Caribe ©
Museo del Caribe
Castillo de Salgar ©
Castillo de Salgar

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