14 days in Colombia Itinerary

14 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bogota
— 1 night
2
Tayrona National Park
— 1 night
3
Santa Marta
— 1 night
4
Cartagena
— 2 nights
5
San Andres Island
— 3 nights
6
Medellin
— 2 nights
7
Montenegro
— 1 night
8
Salento
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Bolivar Square, thenexamine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and then don't miss a visit to Monserrate. On the next day, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Colegio Mayor San Bartolome.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bogota driving holiday planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Bogota. In August, daytime highs in Bogota are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tayrona National Park.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

1
night
Tayrona National Park

Tayrona National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona.

To find maps and tourist information, refer to the Tayrona National Park attractions app.

You can fly from Bogota to Tayrona National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in August; daily highs in Tayrona National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Santa Marta.

Things to do in Tayrona National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona ©
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

1
night
Santa Marta

Many visitors begin their Santa Marta holiday, surrounded by urban clutter and heavy traffic, expecting little from the city in terms of historical importance.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marine World Aquarium, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Santa Marta, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Tayrona National Park to Santa Marta in 1.5 hours. In August in Santa Marta, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Cartagena.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino ©
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino
Marine World Aquarium
Marine World Aquarium

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.
On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver, thencontemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena, and finally make a trip to Las Bovedas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Karin Herzog Accesorios, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanario, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Plazoleta de Blas de Lezo.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cartagena road trip app.

Drive from Santa Marta to Cartagena in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Cartagena sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

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

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, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Johnny Cay, stroll through Playa de San Luis, contemplate the long history of Plaza Canon de Morgan, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hoyo Soplador.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Andres Island online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Cartagena to San Andres Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in San Andres Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita
Cayo El Acuario ©
Cayo El Acuario

2
nights
Medellin

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
On the 27th (Thu), make a trip to Plaza Botero and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo Parroquial Jesus Nazareno, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Medellin travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Andres Island to Medellin in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Medellin when traveling from San Andres Island in August, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Montenegro.

Things to do in Medellin

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Walking tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Montenegro

Montenegro ©
Named after the dark trees covering the area's hills, Montenegro (literally Black Mountain) sits in a verdant zone irrigated by three major rivers.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): make a trip to Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera), thenget outside with Canopy Los Caracolies, and then head outdoors with Globos Colombia.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Montenegro trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Medellin to Montenegro by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salento.

Things to do in Montenegro

Outdoors

Side Trip

Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera)
Highlights from your plan
Globos Colombia ©
Globos Colombia
Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera) ©
Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera)
Canopy Los Caracolies ©
Canopy Los Caracolies

2
nights
Salento

Salento ©
Founded in 1842, the town of Salento represents the oldest established settlement in Quindio.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Bosques de Cocora. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Kasaguadua Natural Reserve, experience rural life at Las Acacias Coffee Farm, thenpush the limits with an extreme tour, and finally view the masterpieces at Region Paisaje / Landscape Region.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salento trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Montenegro to Salento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Salento, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salento

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kasaguadua Natural Reserve ©
Kasaguadua Natural Reserve
Bosques de Cocora ©
Bosques de Cocora
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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