9 days in Colombia Itinerary

9 days in Colombia Itinerary

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9 days in Colombia Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  7​h
1
Cartagena
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Bogota
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
San Andres Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Orlando, Florida

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to La Popa Monastery, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, then contemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver.

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Orlando, USA to Cartagena is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Orlando in December, things will get a bit warmer in Cartagena: highs are around 89°F and lows about 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
Plaza Santo Domingo ©
Plaza Santo Domingo

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Impulse Travel. Get out of town with these interesting Bogota side-trips: Centro de Memoria El Cuartico (in Valledupar) and Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira (in Zipaquira). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), stop by El Cuchitril Second Hand Shop, admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and walk around Parque Metropolitano Simon Bolivar.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bogota trip builder app .

Fly from Cartagena to Bogota in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Cartagena in December, things will get colder in Bogota: highs are around 67°F and lows about 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Bogota

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, Centro de Memoria El Cuartico
Highlights from your plan
Impulse Travel ©
Impulse Travel
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

3
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, historic sites, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Johnny Cay, look for gifts at Esmeraldas Colombianas, identify plant and animal life at La Piscinita, and stroll through Playa Charquitos.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Andres Island trip planner.

You can fly from Bogota to San Andres Island in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bogota in December, expect nights in San Andres Island to be warmer, around 77°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Andres Island

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

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