15 days in Colombia Itinerary

15 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Cartagena is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver, and admire the striking features of Las Bovedas.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cartagena holiday app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Cartagena. In July in Cartagena, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Santa Marta.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Oceanario
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Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, meet the residents at Marine World Aquarium, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Santa Marta trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Cartagena to Santa Marta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tayrona National Park.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino ©
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino
Marine World Aquarium
Marine World Aquarium

1
night
Tayrona National Park

Tayrona National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tayrona National Park day trip site.

Getting from Santa Marta to Tayrona National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Tayrona National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Tayrona National Park

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

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.
When in Bogota, make a side trip to see Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira in Zipaquira, approximately Zipaquira away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at Bolivar Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bogota tour itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Tayrona National Park to Bogota takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, Bogota is much colder than Tayrona National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Montenegro.

Things to do in Bogota

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
Highlights from your plan
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

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), get in on the family fun at Parque del Cafe.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Montenegro holiday website.

Getting from Bogota to Montenegro by combination of takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bogota in July, with highs in Montenegro at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Montenegro

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parque del Cafe ©
Parque del Cafe

3
nights
Medellin

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Medellin is known for parks, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, observe the fascinating underwater world at Parque Explora, make a trip to Plaza Botero, and look for gifts at Mon & Velarde.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Medellin online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Montenegro to Medellin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Medellin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Medellin

Tours Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Parroquia la Nina Maria
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Walking tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

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: step off the mainland to explore Johnny Cay, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Luis, look for all kinds of wild species at Cayo El Acuario, and don't miss a visit to Rocky Cay.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Andres Island trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Medellin to San Andres Island by flight takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Medellin in July, San Andres Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Andres Island

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

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