60 days in Colombia Itinerary

60 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Bogota
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Leticia
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Bogota
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Zipaquira
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Choachi
— 1 night
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Guatavita
— 1 night
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Bogota
— 1 night
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Villa de Leyva
— 1 night
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Tunja
— 1 day
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Barichara
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San Gil
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Bucaramanga
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Giron
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Bucaramanga
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Santa Marta
— 1 night
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Tayrona National Park
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Santa Marta
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Minca
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Santa Marta
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Taganga
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Palomino
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Riohacha
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Uribia
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Cabo de La Vela
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Valledupar
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Barranquilla
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Cartagena
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Isla Baru
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Islas de Rosario
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Mompos
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San Andres Island
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Providencia Island
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Medellin
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Guatape
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Santa Fe de Antioquia
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Jerico
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Jardin
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Manizales
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Pereira
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Salento
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Filandia
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Armenia
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Buga
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Cali
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Popayan
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San Agustin
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Pasto
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Ipiales
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Inza
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Bogota

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): make a trip to Teatro Colon Bogota, then examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monserrate.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Bogota trip itinerary maker app.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Bogota is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Colombia Standard Time (COT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in April: high temperatures in Bogota hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Leticia.

Things to do in Bogota

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Monserrate
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Leticia

Leticia ©
Leticia represents a large urban area and one of the best places from which to commence exploring areas along the Amazon.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Natural Tanimboca, then meet the residents at Bioparque Etuena, and then walk around Parque Santander.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Leticia trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Bogota to Leticia takes 4.5 hours. While traveling from Bogota, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Leticia, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Leticia

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Aquarium
Bioparque Etuena
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Bogota

Bogota

Athens of South America

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bogota trip planner.

You can fly from Leticia to Bogota in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Leticia in April, things will get much colder in Bogota: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. You will leave for Zipaquira on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Bogota

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks

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Zipaquira

Zipaquira ©
A tour of Zipaquira, the salt-mining capital of Colombia, remains one of the best day-trip ideas from Bogota.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Diocesana, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de los Comuneros. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Mina de Sal de Nemocon and then make a trip to Plaza del Minero.

You can plan Zipaquira trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Bogota to Zipaquira takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Choachi.

Things to do in Zipaquira

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Choachi

Choachi ©
Choachí is a municipality and town of Colombia in the Eastern Province of the department of Cundinamarca. On the 6th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepcion, stroll around Parque Jesus Maestro Divino, then identify plant and animal life at Cascada La Chorrera, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cervecera Fomeque.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Choachi trip builder.

You can drive from Zipaquira to Choachi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April in Choachi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Guatavita.

Things to do in Choachi

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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Wildlife Area
Cascada La Chorrera
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Guatavita

Guatavita ©
Guatavita is a municipality and town of Colombia in the Guavio Province of the department of Cundinamarca. On the 7th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Encenillos Biological Reserve, then see the interesting displays at Museo Indigena Guatavita, and then shake up your sightseeing with Senda Nativa Naturaleza y Adventura.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Guatavita online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Choachi to Guatavita in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Guatavita

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Specialty Museum
Museo Indigena Guatavita
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Bogota

Bogota

Athens of South America

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bogota trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Guatavita to Bogota takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Villa de Leyva on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Bogota

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): make a trip to Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva, admire the striking features of Casa Terracota, and then explore the activities along Pozos Azules.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Villa de Leyva day trip app.

Traveling by car from Bogota to Villa de Leyva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tunja.

Things to do in Villa de Leyva

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Water Body
Pozos Azules
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Casa Terracota
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Tunja

Tunja ©
Sitting on the eastern range of the Colombian Andes, the city of Tunja was founded by the Spanish in the first half of the 16th century.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): make a trip to Parque Central y Feria Dulce de Iza, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Bolivar, and then appreciate the history behind Puente de Boyaca.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tunja trip builder.

Traveling by car from Villa de Leyva to Tunja takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barichara.
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Monument
Puente de Boyaca
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Plaza de Bolivar
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Barichara

Barichara ©
A charming town of just over 7,000 people, Barichara displays rustic, dusty orange-colored architecture, protected by the Colombian People's Heritage Network.
On the 10th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion, get engrossed in the history at Casa de la Cultura Emiliano Pradilla Gonzalez, don't miss a visit to Capilla de Santa Barbara, then walk around Parque Para Las Artes, and finally get great views at Salto Del Mico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Parque Infantil Mirador, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio Barichara, view the masterpieces at Fundacion San Lorenzo De Barichara, then get great views at Mirador Barichara 1, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento al Buey.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barichara day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tunja to Barichara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Gil.

Things to do in Barichara

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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San Gil

San Gil

Colombia's Adventure Sport Capital

Providing some of the region's best opportunities for paragliding, rappelling, white-water rafting, kayaking, hiking, and caving, San Gil appeals to adventure seekers and nature lovers wishing to escape overcrowded Bogota, located several hours' drive to the south.
To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Gil road trip site.

You can drive from Barichara to San Gil in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in San Gil, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll set off for Bucaramanga on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in San Gil

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

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Bucaramanga

Bucaramanga

City of Parks

A tour of Bucaramanga may yield little evidence that it dates back as far as 1622.
For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bucaramanga trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Bucaramanga sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. You will leave for Giron on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Bucaramanga

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Historic Sites

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Giron

Giron ©
San Juan de Girón is a municipality of the Santander Department in northeastern Colombia. On the 12th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Juan Bautista, then walk around Parque Gallineral de Giron, and then admire the striking features of Capilla Nuestra Senora de las Nieves.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Giron trip itinerary builder website.

Giron is just a short distance from Bucaramanga. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bucaramanga.

Things to do in Giron

Historic Sites · Parks
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Architectural Building
Capilla Nuestra Senora de las Nieves
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Bucaramanga

Bucaramanga ©

City of Parks

On the 13th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Panachi.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bucaramanga itinerary builder.

Bucaramanga is just a stone's throw from Giron. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Santa Marta.

Things to do in Bucaramanga

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National Park
Panachi
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Santa Marta

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Carlos El Pibe Valderrama Statue, enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia concha Santa Marta Colombia, and then indulge in your favorite hot beverage with Carpe Diem. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Santa Marta, observe the fascinating underwater world at Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum, and then examine the collection at Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Santa Marta road trip planner.

Getting from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bucaramanga in April, with highs in Santa Marta at 39°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tayrona National Park.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Tayrona National Park

Tayrona National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de las 7 Olas.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tayrona National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Marta to Tayrona National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Tayrona National Park, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Marta.

Things to do in Tayrona National Park

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Santa Marta

America's Pearl

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marine World Aquarium, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Santa Marta trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Tayrona National Park to Santa Marta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Minca.

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Minca

Minca
A Minca vacation takes you to a small mountain village nestled above Santa Marta in the Sierra Nevada.
To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Minca online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Marta to Minca takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Santa Marta.

Things to do in Minca

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Santa Marta

Santa Marta ©

America's Pearl

Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): kick back and relax at Playa Blanca, stop by Yo Amo Santa Marta, and then stroll through Cristal Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Santa Marta holiday planning website.

Getting from Minca to Santa Marta by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Taganga.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping
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Beach
Playa Blanca
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Yo Amo Santa Marta
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Taganga

Known as a nightlife and scuba diving spot, Taganga became a major destination for backpackers and weekend revelers about a decade ago.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Grande and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Taganga vacation planner.

Taganga is just a stone's throw from Santa Marta. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Palomino.

Things to do in Taganga

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
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Beach
Playa Grande
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Palomino

Palomino ©
On the 20th (Wed), relax and float downstream with Tubing in Palomino River and then relax and rejuvenate at Gerson's Massage.

You can plan Palomino trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Taganga to Palomino in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Palomino sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Riohacha.

Things to do in Palomino

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River Rafting / Tubing
Tubing in Palomino River
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Riohacha

Riohacha ©
Lying where the Rancheria River flows into the Caribbean Sea, Riohacha serves as a gateway to the desert region of La Guajira Peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Camellon de Riohacha, then browse the eclectic array of goods at El Mercado Nuevo, and then head outdoors with Santuario de fauna y flora los flamencos.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Riohacha road trip planner.

Getting from Palomino to Riohacha by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Uribia.

Things to do in Riohacha

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Flea Market
El Mercado Nuevo
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Uribia

Uribia ©
Spread out across the northern end of La Guajira Peninsula, Uribia serves up a taste of indigenous Wayuu culture and starkly beautiful scenes of arid beaches meeting the turquoise Caribbean Sea.
On the 22nd (Fri), get outside with Pilon de Azucar.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Uribia trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Riohacha to Uribia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Uribia sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cabo de La Vela.

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Cabo de La Vela

Cabo de La Vela ©
On the 23rd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Cabo de la Vela.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cabo de La Vela journey app.

Traveling by car from Uribia to Cabo de La Vela takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Valledupar.

Things to do in Cabo de La Vela

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Valledupar

Valledupar ©

City of the Holy Kings of Valledupar

Between the mountains of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and the Serrania del Perija, Valledupar has become known as the home of Vallenato music, a distinctive style of song performed with an accordion, caja (a small drum), and a guacharaca (a percussive, scraping instrument).
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Casa Beto Murgas, appreciate the history behind Monumento a la Pilonera Mayor, then look for all kinds of wild species at Balneario Hurtado, and finally make a trip to Parque de la Leyenda Vallenata.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Valledupar journey planner.

You can drive from Cabo de La Vela to Valledupar in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in Valledupar can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barranquilla.

Things to do in Valledupar

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Barranquilla

Barranquilla ©

Golden Gate of Colombia

An industrial port city on Colombia's Caribbean coast, Barranquilla represents the fourth-most populous city in the country.
On the 25th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Museo Mapuka, contemplate the long history of Castillo de Salgar, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bocas de Cenizas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo del Caribe, meet the residents at Zoologico de Barranquilla, and then stop by Todomono.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Barranquilla trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Valledupar to Barranquilla takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Barranquilla, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cartagena.

Things to do in Barranquilla

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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Castillo de Salgar
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Specialty Museum
Museo del Caribe
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Cartagena

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.
Volcan de Lodo El Totumo (Mud Volcano) has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate the geological forces at Volcan de Lodo El Totumo (Mud Volcano), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, make a trip to Portal de Los Dulces, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza Santo Domingo.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cartagena day trip planner.

You can drive from Barranquilla to Cartagena in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Isla Baru.

Things to do in Cartagena

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Historic Site
Plaza Santo Domingo
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Isla Baru

Isla Baru ©
Lying south of Cartagena, Isla Baru was connected to the mainland until the construction of the Canal del Dique.
On the 28th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Aviario Nacional de Colombia.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Isla Baru day trip tool.

Getting from Cartagena to Isla Baru by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Islas de Rosario.

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Islas de Rosario

Islas de Rosario ©
On the 29th (Fri), head outdoors with Bora Bora Cartagena Beach Club and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanario. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): get outside with IslaBela.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Islas de Rosario holiday maker app.

Explore your travel options from Isla Baru to Islas de Rosario with the Route module. In April in Islas de Rosario, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mompos.

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IslaBela
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Mompos

Mompos ©

City of God

Perched on an island at the confluence of the Magdalena and Cauca rivers, Mompos offers a charming blend of historical architecture and traditional Colombian culture.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): stroll the grounds of Cementerio de Mompox, don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Santa Cruz de Mompox, and then admire the natural beauty at Parque lineal Bosque Santander.

Before you visit Mompos, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Islas de Rosario to Mompos. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Mompos

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San Andres Island

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Hoyo Soplador, look for all kinds of wild species at La Piscinita, then head outdoors with Aquanautas, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cayo El Acuario.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Andres Island road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mompos to San Andres Island. In May, daily temperatures in San Andres Island can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Providencia Island.

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Cayo El Acuario
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Hoyo Soplador
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La Piscinita
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Providencia Island

Providencia Island ©
Although part of Colombia, the small, isolated Providencia Island retains its Caribbean culture and English-Creole language.
On the 4th (Wed), make a trip to The Peak Forestry Reserve.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Providencia Island trip planner.

Ride a ferry from San Andres Island to Providencia Island in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 31°C. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Medellin.
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Medellin

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Parque Explora, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Antioquia, and then enjoy some diversion at Parque Lleras.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Medellin online travel planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Providencia Island to Medellin in 9 hours. In May, Medellin is little chillier than Providencia Island - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Guatape.

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Guatape

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On the shores of a large artificial lake, Guatape ensures a pleasant experience in a quiet little town known for its friendly residents and attractive architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen, and then paddle through the water with Colombia Getaway.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Guatape trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Medellin to Guatape in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Medellin in May; daily highs in Guatape reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Santa Fe de Antioquia.

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Santa Fe de Antioquia

Santa Fe de Antioquia ©
The old mining town of Santa Fe de Antioquia seems suspended in time, with extremely well-preserved colonial-era architecture protected as a national monument since the 1960s.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Riverside de Occidente, then take in the views from Puente de Occidente, and then make a trip to Centro Historico Santa Fe de Antioquia.

You can plan Santa Fe de Antioquia trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Guatape to Santa Fe de Antioquia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, Santa Fe de Antioquia is a bit warmer than Guatape - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Jerico.

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Jerico

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Jericó..

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jerico trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Santa Fe de Antioquia to Jerico in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Jardin.

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Jardin

Jardin
El Jardín, often simply referred to as Jardín, is a town and municipality in the southwest region of Antioquia, Colombia. To see maps and other tourist information, you can read our Jardin online visit planner.

You can drive from Jerico to Jardin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Jardin sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Manizales.

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Manizales

Manizales ©
A major center of education and commerce, Manizales also serves as one of the hubs of coffee production in Colombia.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get impressive views of Nevado del Ruiz and then delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Popular El Prado. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Recinto del Pensamiento, then appreciate the history behind Monumento El Bolivar Condor, then make a trip to Manizales Cathedral, and finally get great views at Corredor Polaco Basilica De Manilzales.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Manizales online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Jardin to Manizales in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Jardin in May, plan for little chillier days in Manizales, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Pereira.

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Pereira

Pereira
A center of commerce and trade, the thriving city of Pereira was founded in 1863.
To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Pereira road trip planner.

You can drive from Manizales to Pereira in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Manizales in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Pereira, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to Salento.

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Salento

Salento ©

Father of Quindio

Founded in 1842, the town of Salento represents the oldest established settlement in Quindio.
On the 12th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Kasaguadua Natural Reserve, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and then appreciate the views at Valle del Cocora.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Salento trip itinerary site.

Getting from Pereira to Salento by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Filandia.

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Filandia

On the 13th (Fri), look for gifts at Maderitas Jugueteria, indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour, and then make a trip to Mirador Colina Iluminada.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Filandia online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Salento to Filandia in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Armenia.

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Armenia

Armenia ©

Miracle City

The capital city of Quindio Department, Armenia was founded in 1889 by Jesus Maria Ocampo as he sought a hideout in the Quindio mountains.
On the 14th (Sat), fly like a bird with Quindio Aventurero, then get engrossed in the history at Museo del Oro Quimbaya, and then make a trip to Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera).

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Armenia travel planner.

Traveling by car from Filandia to Armenia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Armenia sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Buga.

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Buga

Buga ©
Buga, formally Guadalajara de Buga, is a city and municipality in the Valle del Cauca Department of Colombia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get great views at El Derrumbado and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia Catedral San Pedro de Buga.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Buga online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Armenia to Buga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Buga can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cali.

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Cali

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.
On the 16th (Mon), examine the collection at MUSA Museo Arqueologico, admire the landmark architecture of El Gato Del Rio( Gato De Tejada), then appreciate the history behind Cristo Rey, and finally don't miss a visit to Mirador Sebastian Belalcazar.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cali online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Buga to Cali takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Cali sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Popayan.

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Popayan

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White City

Popayan vacations hold plenty of appeal for international and domestic visitors, as the city represent one of the most entertaining and culturally enriching urban centers on the continent.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Puente del Humilladero, don't miss a visit to Parque Caldas, then admire the striking features of Panteon de los Proceres, and finally take in the local highlights with Get Up & Go Colombia.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Popayan trip planner.

You can drive from Cali to Popayan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Cali, expect cooler days and about the same nights in Popayan, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Agustin.

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San Agustin

San Agustin ©
San Agustin remains best known for its archaeological sites, which include the World Heritage-listed San Agustin Archaeological Park.
On the 18th (Wed), explore the ancient world of San Agustin Archaeological Park and then make a trip to La Chaquira.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Agustin road trip site.

You can drive from Popayan to San Agustin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pasto.

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El Purutal
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Pasto

Pasto

Surprise City

Pasto sits in the Andes mountain range at an altitude of 2,527 m (8,290 ft) above sea level.
For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Pasto itinerary planner.

Getting from San Agustin to Pasto by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from San Agustin in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 8°C in Pasto. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Ipiales.

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Ipiales

Ipiales ©

City of the Green Clouds

Situated on a plateau 2,950 m (9,678 ft) above sea level, the city of Ipiales enjoys a subtropical highland climate and the title of highest major city in Colombia.
On the 20th (Fri), browse the different shops at Centro Comercial Gran Plaza and then admire the landmark architecture of Las Lajas Sanctuary.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ipiales journey planner.

Getting from Pasto to Ipiales by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Inza.

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Inza

Inza
To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Inza trip builder site.

Drive from Ipiales to Inza in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Inza when traveling from Ipiales in May, with lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Yopal.

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Yopal

Yopal ©
Change things up with a short trip to Salto de Candelas in Pajarito (about 1h 25 min away). The adventure continues: trot along with a tour on horseback, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Yopal, get advice or help at Biblioteca Publica Municipal La Triada, and see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Yopal.

To find where to stay and tourist information, go to the Yopal travel planner.

You can drive from Inza to Yopal in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Inza in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Yopal: highs are around 30°C and lows about 30°C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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