14 days in Colombia Itinerary

14 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Gdansk
Fly:  16 h
1
Bogota
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Facatativa
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h
3
Neiva
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 15 min
4
Villa de Leyva
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
5
Zipaquira
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Gdansk

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.
Bogota is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), contemplate the long history of Bolivar Square, admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and look for gifts at LaLocal Colombia Artesanal.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bogota vacation builder website.

Gdansk, Poland to Bogota is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Colombia Standard Time (COT), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Bogota are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Facatativa.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Tours Parks
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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
Facatativa

Facatativa ©
Facatativá is a city and municipality in the Cundinamarca Department, located about 18 miles (31 km) northwest of Bogotá, Colombia and 2,586 meters above sea level. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural Chicaque and then identify plant and animal life at Parque de las Orquideas del Tequendama. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Salud and then make a trip to Piedras del Tunjo Archaeological Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Facatativa travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bogota to Facatativa takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Neiva.

Things to do in Facatativa

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Antonio del Tequendama, Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Salud
Highlights from your plan
Parque Natural Chicaque ©
Parque Natural Chicaque
Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Salud ©
Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Salud
Piedras del Tunjo Archaeological Park ©
Piedras del Tunjo Archaeological Park

2
nights
Neiva

Neiva ©
Neiva is the capital of the Department of Huila. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): try to win big at Sur Andino Casino and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Colonial. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Club Los Lagos.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Neiva trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Facatativa to Neiva takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Facatativa in September, expect Neiva to be much warmer, temps between 41°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Villa de Leyva.

Things to do in Neiva

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites
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Sur Andino Casino ©
Sur Andino Casino
Iglesia Colonial ©
Iglesia Colonial
Club Los Lagos ©
Club Los Lagos

2
nights
Villa de Leyva

Villa de Leyva ©
Positioned away from major trade routes and exploitable resources, the colonial town of Villa de Leyva has been largely left alone--leaving a window into the 16th century that has become one of Colombia's most popular attractions.
On the 14th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Antonio Narino, stop by Joyeria MORPHILIA, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at BBC Bodega Villa de Leyva, then pick up some local products at Plaza De Mercado De Villa De Leyva, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Paleontológico. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Pozos Azules, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Terracota, and then make a trip to Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Villa de Leyva road trip tool.

Getting from Neiva to Villa de Leyva by car takes about 8.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Zipaquira.

Things to do in Villa de Leyva

Breweries & Distilleries Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
BBC Bodega Villa de Leyva ©
BBC Bodega Villa de Leyva
Museo Paleontológico ©
Museo Paleontológico
Casa Terracota ©
Casa Terracota

3
nights
Zipaquira

Zipaquira ©
A tour of Zipaquira, the salt-mining capital of Colombia, remains one of the best day-trip ideas from Bogota.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zipaquira: Laguna de Guatavita (in Tierra Negra) and Cafe & Guitarra (in Tabio). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, get in on the family fun at Parque Jaime Duque, play a few rounds at Club de Golf UMB Universidad Manuela Beltran, and have fun and explore at Museo Arqueologico de Zipaquira.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zipaquira day trip planning app.

You can take a bus from Villa de Leyva to Zipaquira in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zipaquira

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tocancipa, Laguna de Guatavita, Cafe & Guitarra
Highlights from your plan
Laguna de Guatavita ©
Laguna de Guatavita
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira ©
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
Parque Jaime Duque ©
Parque Jaime Duque

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