47 days in Colombia Itinerary

47 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cartagena
— 8 nights
2
Santa Marta
— 8 nights
3
Bogota
— 24 nights
4
San Agustin
— 5 nights

8
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Ermita del Cabrero - Iglesia Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes, Cathedral Basilica of St. Catherine of Alexandria, Plaza de los Estudiantes, and other attractions you added. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Centro Historico and Iglesia de la Trinidad. Get some cultural insight at Barrio Getsemani and Iglesia de Santo Toribio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cartagena: Isla Baru (Aviario Nacional de Colombia & Playa Puntilla). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, examine the collection at Casa Museo Rafael Nunez, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa, and make a trip to Plaza de La Trinidad.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cartagena visit planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Rafael Nuñez International Airport and Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Marta.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Isla Baru, Castillo de Salgar
Highlights from your plan
Aviario Nacional de Colombia ©
Aviario Nacional de Colombia
Taroa adventures ©
Taroa adventures
Barrio Getsemani ©
Barrio Getsemani

8
nights
Santa Marta

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Quebrada Valencia, Ciudad Perdida, El Prado, and other attractions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cristal Beach and Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino. There's more to do: stroll around Parque de Los Novios and ponder the world of politics at Alcaldia de Santa Marta.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Santa Marta trip maker site.

You can drive from Cartagena to Santa Marta in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Santa Marta sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Minca, Barranquilla
Highlights from your plan
Cristal Beach ©
Cristal Beach
Cascada de Marinka ©
Cascada de Marinka
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino ©
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino

24
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 list of things to see and do now includes Mercado de las Pulgas de Usaquen, Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Salud, Capilla de La Bordadita, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) and Bolivar Square. Popular historic sites such as Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira and La Catedral Primada are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bogota: Plaza Sesquile (in Sesquile), Zipaquira (Museo Arqueologico de Zipaquira & Esensal) and Laguna de Guatavita (in Tierra Negra). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monserrate, explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, look for gifts at Vitrina Guayca, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ciclovia de Bogota.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bogota planner.

You can fly from Santa Marta to Bogota in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Santa Marta in May: high temperatures in Bogota hover around °F and lows are around °F. You'll set off for San Agustin on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Bogota

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Zipaquira, Plaza Sesquile, Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Salud, Chingaza National Park, Laguna de Guatavita
Highlights from your plan
Parque Natural Chicaque ©
Parque Natural Chicaque
Laguna de Guatavita ©
Laguna de Guatavita
Mina de Sal de Nemocon ©
Mina de Sal de Nemocon

5
nights
San Agustin

San Agustin ©
San Agustin remains best known for its archaeological sites, which include the World Heritage-listed San Agustin Archaeological Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Agustin Archaeological Park, Parque Arqueologico Alto de los Idolos, La Pelota - Estatuas A Color, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Precolombino Villa Real and El Purutal. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Estrecho Del Magdalena and Los Tres Chorros. Step out of San Agustin with an excursion to Alcaldia de Pitalito in Pitalito--about 56 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at El Salto del Mortino and explore the ancient world of Alto de las Chinas.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Agustin trip maker site.

Fly from Bogota to San Agustin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bogota in June, expect nights in San Agustin to be somewhat warmer, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Agustin

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Isnos, Alcaldia de Pitalito, Purace National Natural Park
Highlights from your plan
Purace National Natural Park ©
Purace National Natural Park
San Agustin Archaeological Park ©
San Agustin Archaeological Park
El Purutal ©
El Purutal

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