30 days in Colombia Itinerary

30 days in Colombia Itinerary

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San Andres Island
— 5 nights
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Santa Marta
— 2 nights
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Tayrona National Park
— 1 night
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Medellin
— 4 nights
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Salento
— 2 nights
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Cali
— 3 nights
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Bogota
— 5 nights
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Villa de Leyva
— 2 nights
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Covenas
— 1 night
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Cartagena
— 4 nights
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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, look for all kinds of wild species at La Piscinita, see some colorful creatures with Scuba San Andres Dive Shop, and kick back and relax at Cocoplum Bay.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Andres Island using our trip planner.

New York City, USA to San Andres Island is an approximately 11-hour flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in San Andres Island hover around 86°F and lows are around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Santa Marta.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Johnny Cay ©
Island
Johnny Cay
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La Piscinita ©
Wildlife Area
La Piscinita
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2
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Santa Marta

America's Pearl

Many visitors begin their Santa Marta holiday, surrounded by urban clutter and heavy traffic, expecting little from the city in terms of historical importance.
On the 23rd (Mon), walk around Parque de Los Novios, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marine World Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): look for gifts at Yo Amo Santa Marta, then admire the masterpieces at Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, and then examine the collection at Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Marta trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Andres Island to Santa Marta takes 6.5 hours. In November in Santa Marta, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tayrona National Park.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Tayrona National Park

Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tayrona National Park trip tool.

Getting from Santa Marta to Tayrona National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Tayrona National Park can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Tayrona National Park

Parks · Nature
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4
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Medellin

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.
Medellin is known for parks, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the sky in a new way at Planetario de Medellin, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Antioquia, and fly like a bird with Ecoventure.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Medellin trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Tayrona National Park to Medellin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tayrona National Park in November, with highs in Medellin at 80°F and lows at 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Salento.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks · Tours · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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Laguna de Guatape ©
Water Body
Laguna de Guatape
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Walking tour
Walking tours
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Ecoventure ©
Zipline
Ecoventure
5.0

2
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Salento

Father of Quindio

Founded in 1842, the town of Salento represents the oldest established settlement in Quindio.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Kasaguadua Natural Reserve, then experience rural life at Las Acacias Coffee Farm, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and finally view the masterpieces at Region Paisaje / Landscape Region. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Bosques de Cocora.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salento trip builder tool.

Fly from Medellin to Salento in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Salento can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cali.

Things to do in Salento

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip
Bosques de Cocora ©
National Park
Bosques de Cocora
4.8

3
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Cali

Salsa Capital of the World

Learning how to salsa may be the most popular thing to do in Cali, but this giant city in southwestern Colombia represents more than just the "Salsa Capital of the World." Home to over 2 million people, thriving Cali serves as a major commercial and industrial center in South America, boasting the fastest-growing economy in Colombia.
Cali is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Museo Aereo Fenix, test your team's savvy at Skappin, don't miss a visit to Mirador Sebastian Belalcazar, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Cali online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Salento to Cali in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Cali

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your trip
Museo Aereo Fenix ©
Must see
Museo Aereo Fenix
5.0
Andoke ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Andoke
4.7

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Bogota

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.
Explore Bogota's surroundings by going to Zipaquira (Casa Museo Quevedo Zornoza, Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, &more) and Laguna de Guatavita (in Tierra Negra). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monserrate, look for gifts at El Cuchitril Second Hand Shop, and grab your bike and head to Ciclovia de Bogota.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bogota journey maker website.

You can fly from Cali to Bogota in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Cali in December, expect nights in Bogota to be colder, around 46°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Villa de Leyva.

Things to do in Bogota

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo El Fosil, then contemplate the waterfront views at Pozos Azules, and then gain a rich perspective with Xplora Villa de Leyva.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Villa de Leyva online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bogota to Villa de Leyva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Covenas.

Things to do in Villa de Leyva

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Pozos Azules ©
Water Body
Pozos Azules
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Museo Paleontológico ©
Specialty Museum
Museo Paleontológico
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Joyeria MORPHILIA ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Joyeria MORPHILIA
5.0

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Covenas

Coveñas is a town and municipality located in the Sucre Department, northern Colombia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with Covenas Diving Co..

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Covenas trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Villa de Leyva to Covenas. In December, daily temperatures in Covenas can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Covenas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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4
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Cartagena

City of Heroes

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: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, contemplate the long history of Torre del Reloj, deepen your understanding at Plaza Santo Domingo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cartagena trip maker website.

Drive from Covenas to Cartagena in 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Nature

Side Trip

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