9 days in Bogota & Medellin Itinerary

9 days in Bogota & Medellin Itinerary

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Bogota
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Medellin
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Bogota

— 2 nights

Athens of South America

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mercado de las Pulgas de Usaquen as well as Monserrate. Let the collections at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) and Casa de Moneda - Coleccion Numismatica del Banco de la Republica capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nacional de Colombia and Iglesia Basilica del Senor de Monserrate. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Primada de Bogota, stroll around Parque Metropolitano Simon Bolivar, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Santa Clara.

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Dallas, USA to Bogota is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Bogota due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in September, expect Bogota to be cooler, temps between 67°F and 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Medellin

— 4 nights

City of the Eternal Spring

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Catedral Basilica Metropolitana de Medellin and Pueblito Paisa. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo de Antioquia and Cementerio Museo de San Pedro. There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, engage your brain at Museo del Agua EPM, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo Parroquial Jesus Nazareno, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Traveling by flight from Bogota to Medellin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in September; daily highs in Medellin reach 82°F and lows reach 64°F. On the 11th (Fri), you're off to Bogota.

Things to do in Medellin

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Bogota

— 1 night

Athens of South America

Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Alameda de Quebrada Vieja, examine the collection at Museo de Trajes, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Del Señor de los Milagros.

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Getting from Medellin to Bogota by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Medellin in September, with highs in Bogota at 67°F and lows at 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bogota

Wildlife · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

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